The AMS has increased the budget for the AMS Equity Plan to around $24,680 — on top of what was originally a $7,500 budget.
UBC Recreation said visitors should be aware of limited or reduced activities to accommodate safety precautions and guidelines surrounding COVID-19.
Following weeks of anti-Black racism protests occurring worldwide, the university has released several statements in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Despite economic benefits, continued construction comes with concern over noise for neighbouring residents and health risks to workers themselves.
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.