“We’re trying to break down the wall between the ivory tower and the broader political community and to recognize that there is a role for thinking about politics as a practice — not just as theory,” said Cameron.
While Gonick’s mother has not yet arrived in Vancouver, Gallegos Marín stressed that the gathering and fundraiser are about spreading the word and maintaining morale among his friends and family both in Vancouver and Ecuador.
“The next time someone tells me that one vote won’t count, I’m going to say, ‘Oh, let me tell you a story,’” said Chris Hakim, who lost the AUS VP External race by one vote. “I know that it does first-hand.”
“People are amazing once you get them out of their idiotic ideological presuppositions,” said Peterson to a crowd of dozens at the event. “Let’s be a bit appreciative of the political distribution and let’s understand that you need to communicate."
Three candidates for the Vancouver-Point Grey riding came to the Nest Thursday evening for a debate focused on student issues. The Ubyssey moderated the debate and has since checked the veracity of some of the candidates' claims.
AMS VP External Kathleen Simpson emphasized that the SIS confirmed that many students are also worried about the high costs associated with staying in Vancouver after graduation as well as the cost of post-secondary education itself.
In a race of six candidates, Kevin Doering, Jakob Gattinger, Daniel Lam, Ian Sapollnik and Simran Brar have secured the five senator-at-large positions on the student caucus of the UBC Vancouver Senate.
The fourth-year honours economics student’s platform is aimed at ensuring that Senate will have a “student-focused agenda” for the next three years, as a new set of faculty representatives begin their terms this year.
Jakob Gattinger, a third-year mining engineering student, is running to be one of five student senators-at-large in the UBC Vancouver Senate with a platform focused on mental health, a commitment to diversity and tuition consultation concerns.
Third-year economics student Ian Sapollnik is running for re-election after serving one term as arts student senator in the UBC Vancouver Senate, making it his third campaign for Senate since he first ran in 2015.
Student Senate candidates Daniel Lam, Jakob Gattinger, Simran Brar, William Chen, Ian Sapollnik and Kevin Doering met on Friday for the second student Senate debate. The six candidates are each vying for one of five student-at-large seats.
As of Monday, March 6, the UBC bus loop will close and bus routes will begin pickup and drop-off along Wesbrook Mall, according to an announcement from UBC Transportation. We've broken down how this will affect your route.
In a lot of ways, Stuart McLean was my first love. I grew up with him and his stories. The Vinyl Cafe was a staple in my life. Every Sunday at noon on the dot, CBC Radio would be on and Stuart's voice filled our home.
The increase in hiring of female faculty to the tenure stream from 35.4 to 46 per cent from 2010 to 2014 is a step in the right direction, but disparities are still seen at the tenure and administration levels.
Kevin O'Leary came to UBC last night. In a 24-minute speech followed by a Q and A session, he outlined his vision for Canada and derided the policies of Justin Trudeau's Liberal government. Let's dig into some of the claims he made.