UBC’s Equity and Inclusion Office is bringing an LBGQ and Trans Pride installation to campus, which will incorporate the colours of both pride flags onto a surface outside of the Nest.
The survey will close on July 24, after which an advisory committee will look at the results and select the design.
The AMS has released the 2018 Academic Experience Survey, which surveys students about their university experience, financial position, housing situation, opinions on the AMS and other topics.
Four years since UBC students voted to approve the creation of a campus microbrewery, the AMS brewery committee — which was only restarted last year following “two years of near-inactivity” — finally looks like they’re making tangible progress on it.
Dozens people rallied yesterday evening to call for the immediate release of alumna Loujain Al-Hathloul and other activists who were arrested in Saudi Arabia on May 15. Organized by a small group of UBC alumni and student, the rally was held outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Sex robots could lead to the creation of marriages that don’t have a component of sexual intimacy between partners. Although these partners might marry for reasons such as friendship or wanting to raise a family, their sexual desires would instead be fulfilled via sexbot.
Since the proposal failed to meet quorum, Akuechbeny plans to run another referendum during AMS elections next year that solely proposes an increase for SASC’s funding and also to increase communication with these groups.
CiTR Docs kicked off its third annual season on April 23. This year, the audio documentary series from UBC’s student radio station, CiTR, is releasing a set of 10 episodes that examine current affairs within the Lower Mainland from alternative perspectives.
The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) will be hosting a “Doggy De-Stress” event.
“It won’t shut down the organization by any means, but it will determine whether or not we have the funds to buy things that are integral to us opening and us running a café.”
After winning this year’s Last Band Standing and earning a performance slot at Block Party, the four-piece rock band Marine Drive has made a reputation for themselves within UBC’s music community.
When Shawry was attending high school in Nairobi, Kenya, he and three other friends decided to form The Afrolution, a rap collective named after a combination of “African” and “revolution.” But according to Shawry, whose real name is Eric Cauri, The Afrolution is not just about music — it’s also a movement.
Solidarity for Palestinian for Human Rights UBC and the UBC Social Justice Centre held a demonstration outside the Nest yesterday “in solidarity” with Storm the Wall.
Access and Diversity (A&D) is unveiling a new shuttle service that can transport individuals who are unable to walk long distances across campus. Having been in talks since 2016, the service will be launched as a pilot project this May.
Last Wednesday, UBC President Santa Ono tweeted a statement assuring prospective students that their applications to UBC will not be affected by their engagement in peaceful demonstrations.