Though many constituency elections took place earlier this spring, no new student senators have emerged from the arts, forestry or dentistry.
The Phil Lind Initiative's 2020 series is titled “Thinking While Black” and will feature Claudia Rankine, Jesmyn Ward, Ibram X. Kendi, Roxanne Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates.
A proposal has been introduced to call for the formal ban of campaign posters and slates within upcoming constituency elections.
The accommodations will take the form of specialized counselling and mental health support, social and recreational opportunities, professional development courses and priority housing.
This past month, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO announced that the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection would be added to the Canada Memory of the World Register.
On Friday, September 6, UBC hosted UBC Pride which featured resource booths, activities and performances. Before the event took place, many UBC community members expressed cynicism, considering the university’s recent track record with the LGBTQIA2S+ community. We sent a few writers to attend the events and share their thoughts.
AMS Council recently approved the release of $16,000 in additional expenditures from the AMS contingency fund to “only be used if required by the project to ensure Safety and Building Code Upgrades.”
For Fedrau, her goal is to shed light on the existence of queer Asians and their own shared lived experiences.
The ASC was originally chosen to reside in the Bosque because it met the Arts Undergraduate Society’s requirements of being a standalone structure close to the main hub of campus, but building there would require the removal of eight of the trees planted in 1968.
“General traffic is in a lane, bus traffic is in a lane, cyclists have their own separated .. place to bike and pedestrians have a wider and quieter place .. to walk and enjoy the space.”
Only nine out of twenty-four AMS, Senate and Board of Governors candidates are female, and all five presidential hopefuls are men.
UBC’s decision to keep classes open for part of last week despite snowfall has sparked criticisms among many commuter students.
Located in the Engineering Student Centre (ESC), the ESC Eatery has been open on campus since September. There are a wide variety of casual options available such as different types of sandwiches, chips, coffee and tea.
The event aimed to give students and the UBC community an opportunity to discuss change making initiatives and ideas as well as interact with professionals whose initiatives have led to positive change.
“Starting your club, you should be passionate about it ... starting a new club should never be a chore, it should be a passion," said Alex Yao, the president of the UBC Origami club, which was founded in 2008.