In a Twitter thread from last week, Elections Canada defended its decision, citing challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and “the minority government situation.”
In emails provided to The Ubyssey through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, students in Greek life requested support from UBC administration to remove UBC’s discussion thread on anonymous forum Greekrank. Ten months later, the discussion board is still active.
Emails obtained by The Ubyssey through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request confirmed the existence of multiple complaints of potential COVID-19 violations among UBC fraternities around the time of their recruitment process.
I want my family members to heal from the wounds that they have long concealed. I have learned that these feelings of loneliness during quarantine are best battled with self-expression.
The 2021 federal and provincial budgets promise new investments in and support for post-secondary students in economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, some grad students feel they’ve been overlooked.
Following weeks of advocacy from pharmacy students, Vancouver Coastal Health has agreed to establish equal pay between pharmacy and health care student COVID-19 immunizers in the Lower Mainland.
As a result of physical distancing restrictions and the lack of a regular close-knit social environment, performing arts groups have faced obstacles while transitioning to online activities.
Three individual stories of migrants at UBC and how they have preserved parts of their national identity, despite being oceans away from home.
Newcomers Shivani Mehta and Georgia Yee have won Senate seats alongside current senators Dante Agosti-Moro, Eshana Bhangu and Julia Burnham.
Some companies involved in the list of investments are active in the oil, petroleum, gas, mining and weapons industries, raising concerns among student groups.
The fourth-year political science student, current senator-at-large and AMS president listed nine key areas of his platform, including intentions to seek re-appointment as chair of the Senate Academic Building Needs Committee.
Agosti-Moro said experience sets his platform apart from the opposition — he’s been on Senate for two years and is co-chair of the Student Senate Caucus.
In their final debate, ten candidates for five student senator-at-large positions again found consensus on almost every issue, but the knowledge gap between Senate insiders and outsiders became more apparent.
In the first AMS debate, ten candidates for five senator-at-large positions found consensus on issues of transparency, but newcomers slipped up occasionally on policy.
AMS VP Administration Sylvester Mensah Jr has found ways to shift student engagement online, but COVID-19 has caused some roadblocks.