This year has been busy for AMS President Eshana Bhangu.
So far this year, the AMS has seen three different people serving as VP finance — former VP finance Rita Jin, President Eshana Bhangu as interim and current VP Finance Lawrence Liu — as the AMS faces a projected $1.25 million deficit.
According to a quarterly report released by the AMS, the Firstweek kits ended up being the biggest expense for Firstweek, with only 81 kits sold. Each kit was originally priced at $49.50.
Last night, a short AMS Council meeting touched on the AMS's Annual General Meeting (AGM) updates and student advocacy plans.
The move will likely take place in term two, with new food outlets opening in the current Blue Chip location at the start of the next academic year.
Although it seems like the municipal government does not hold as much decision-making power as the provincial and federal levels, municipal government responsibilities include regulating law enforcement, community services and land-use planning.
At Friday’s VP finance debate, candidates agreed on pursuing financial accountability and student engagement, with division on how they would implement their plans.
On June 30, Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s term as the first academic director for the IRSHDC ended. Since then, UBC has been searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member to serve as an interim and permanent academic director.
Starting in June, third-year environmental sustainability student Samantha Porter will fly herself and her family around the world on a single engine airplane to raise one million dollars for SOS Children’s Villages.
Remy the Rat ran as a joke candidate to increase voter turnout and shed light on social justice issues on campus, said Esme Decker, the main student behind the Rat.
The part that concerned faculty members was when VCH “strongly [advised]” against the deregistration of students who were undeclared or unvaccinated.
Eshana Bhangu, Romina Hajizadeh, Anisha Sandhu, Dana Turdy and Georgia Yee are your next student senators-at-large.
Eshana Bhangu, a third-year international relations student, is running for a third year on the UBC Vancouver Senate as a student senator at large.
Fourth-year commerce student Dante Agosti-Moro is running for reelection to the UBC Vancouver Senate as a student senator-at-large.
Last night’s senator-at-large candidate debate saw agreement among most candidates on academic policy and student engagement, with a few discussions targeting existing senators.