Jeanie Malone, biomedical engineering graduate student and Board of Governors student member, is re-running for election to the Board after a year of lessons learned. Malone’s goals for the coming year are pretty consistent with last year’s platform’s emphasis on the student experience and transparency, but with an acknowledgement of the challenges that lie in the year ahead.
Jakob Gattinger is ready to take his frustrations with UBC governance bureaucracy and throw himself into a new role with the Board of Governors. As someone who ran for the race — and lost — last year, he has since then accrued new experience in the form of a Senate seat and a brief stint as interim VP Academic and University Affairs.
During the Great Debate, unchallenged incumbent Jeanie Malone and newcomer Jakob Gattinger got the chance to bring up their key concerns with the portfolio and the coming year.
With the knowledge that the race is uncontested, the Board of Governors debate — with incumbent Jeanie Malone and newcomer Jakob Gattinger — was relatively laidback.
When Rodney Little Mustache attended an AMS by-election debate this past September, he asked both candidates if they would support developing an Indigenous committee. He was met with a mixed bag of student governance rhetoric and on-the-spot enthusiasm.
After the Qoola frozen yogurt outlet in the Nest didn’t pay rent for over two years, the AMS evicted them in August 2017 and is now suing them what could be over $100,000.
The former UBC student found not criminally responsible for stabbing and choking another student will return to Saudi Arabia after his release from custody.
January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC — what does that mean? The month is part of a communications effort by the university to push rhetoric and knowledge of this issues to the forefront of the attention on campus.
Mathew Aaron Shufelt, 28, was sentenced to 21 months jail time plus 18 months probation for sexually assaulting a young woman in February 2015.
A man convicted of sexually assaulting a female UBC student is scheduled to receive his sentencing this Thursday. The Crown is asking for a sentence of two years minus one day.
Rob McCloy previously worked with the RCMP for 28 years in various roles, most recently as the superintendent in charge of provincial policing and detachment operations for the province of Alberta.
Alumni UBC hosted a discussion panel on Tuesday evening that centred around sexual misconduct and harassment, campus rape culture and gender disparities in academia and executive leadership at UBC.
Is stress ubiquitous to university life in the way we assume it is? Some people at the forefront of the discussion are saying it doesn’t have to be.
On November 14 — the two-year anniversary of sexual assault allegations against a UBC professor that made national headlines — public response was revived through the use of the #UBCaccountable hashtag on Twitter.
Thursday, Thamer Almestadi was found not criminally responsible due to mental disorder for attacking a fellow UBC student in her dorm room in October 2016. Almestadi, 19, had been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.