26% of UBC's full professors identify as female, a stark contrast to the 55% of students that identify as women. UBC is working to decrease the gap, but progress is slow on this very long road.
The Board voted to approve an additional $25 million contribution to the main fund in the Sustainable Futures Pool (SFP) over the next three years, bringing the total contributed to the pool to $50 million by 2022.
The most important features this year don’t have much in common, but they sure are long. Here’s a reminder of the most impactful stories the features section covered.
Goosehunt doesn’t have to be more like Block Party to grow, and it shouldn’t be. The night’s biggest highlight was the students it celebrated (and intoxicated).
Through our times at UBC there are many locations we all share. These places can hold important memories for us or, you know, they can just be places.
“If you see that number of people looking for that support, it doesn’t only affect them, but the people around them.”
“We need to understand, you know, where we lack and how we can improve because we can ... keep staring a problem in the eye, [but] it's about time that some changes are made.”
It was a victory for the SASC, Indigenous Committee and student groups.
Just because the AMS isn’t shouting and stomping down doors doesn’t mean its work isn’t political anymore.
There are seven questions up for students to have the final say.
The AMS has announced the five questions it has put forward and the two questions submitted by petition to be voted on by students in this year’s referenda — and you’ll have the final say when voting is open from March 11 to 15.
Our gaze reached across the volcanic mountains surrounded by lush green and to the towns nestled along the coast below, taking in a country forged in conflict.
The initiative grapples with a limited budget and limited resources as it seeks to support underrepresented and marginalized students.
My presence is in pieces, not missing
Schlesinger covered some of the most momentous events of the century. And it all started, more or less, at a dinky student newspaper office.