In a fiery letter sent to UBC admin and the Board of Governors yesterday, the student union called on UBC to mandate vaccinations in student residences and masks in lecture halls.
The first in-person AMS Council meeting in more than a year and a half ran for more than four hours last night as councillors adjusted to the new hybrid format.
The two continued to exchange messages with Kang continuing to challenge the UBC student’s homophobia until the student accused Kang of forcing his beliefs on him, which "is actually against basic human rights."
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Karen Fry, the fire chief of the City of Vancouver, instructed people to avoid the area in a tweet on Tuesday morning.
Friday’s event, UBC Faculty of Medicine's Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action, was used to announce UBC Medicine’s future steps to support and empower Indigenous people in health care.
At its June 24 meeting, the UBC Board of Governors authorized the chair to sign a provincial mandate letter and approved an allocation of $285 million to Workday Student, among other agenda items.
AMS Council met for nearly six hours last night to discuss its restart plan as COVID restrictions ease in the province and the proposed AMS auditorium.
The AMS has joined the calls for a fulsome review of honorary degree recipients, as have faculty from the Allard School of Law.
VP Academic and Provost Andrew Szeri announced Mahtani’s departure in a statement released Thursday afternoon.
According to Nock, the AMS and UBC’s finance systems are “a hindrance to actually working with Indigenous communities.”
The three former players — Tremont Levy, Trivel Pinto and Ben Cummings — are in police custody and will appear in a Richmond Provincial Court at a future date.
In a brief meeting on June 2, AMS Council approved an MOU between the AMS and the Graduate Student Society to further advocacy and a Commerce Undergraduate Society fee change.
On Saturday, UBC tweeted that it is aware of the concerns, and that the Senate will review the matter “immediately per [its] processes and policies relating to honorary degree recipients.”
While some feel a strong connection to their Asian identity, others often struggle with the dreaded question: ‘Am I Asian enough?’