Over 900 pages of emails obtained by the National Post reveal the behind-the-scenes public relations commotion surrounding the John Furlong controversy that began in December. Namely, donor input proved to serve a major role in the reinstatement.
After a process that spanned several years, today the Board of Governors officially approved Policy 131, UBC’s new “Sexual Assault and Other Sexual Misconduct” policy. We’re breaking down the most important aspects of this policy.
Coffee cup sleeves are a strategy that the AMS has used before. Last September, they ran another campaign focused on pushing changes to the draft sexual assault policy of the time and used coffee cup sleeves to draw attention to it.
The 2017 federal budget, released Wednesday morning, is the second budget of the Trudeau administration, and begins to see the realization of quite a few Liberal promises. We delve into the changes that will affect students and education the most.
Max Holmes, this year’s elections administrator (EA), attributes the increase mostly to a change in the allocation of the elections’ committees’ $3,500 advertising budget to be more focused on getting people to vote rather than attend events.
Out of five candidates running in the race — Louis Retief, Jeanie Malone, Kevin Doering, Jakob Gattinger and Sneha Balani — Jeanie Malone and Kevin Doering have won the two available Vancouver seats on the Board of Governors.
Alan Ehrenholz, the former EUS president running behind the joke candidate face of the engineering Cairn, announced this morning that he is entering the presidential race as an official candidate — not a surprise to some.
A referendum is called for two reasons — either AMS Council has passed a resolution to hold one, or a petition has been signed by at least 1,000 students. This year, the only referendums on the ballot were put forward by AMS Council.
The second Board of Governors debate helped clarify how this year’s set of qualified and well-spoken candidates differentiate from one another while asking them about topics like transparency, sexual assault and health.
Fourth-year honours economics student Kevin Doering is running for the Board of Governors on a platform of transparency and communication, tuition and affordability, and student housing. Previously, he worked as the associate VP Academic.
Louis Retief, this school year’s AMS VP Finance, is running for the Board of Governors on a three-part platform of improving financial transparency, enhancing the student experience and advocating for increased affordability and services.
Third-year mining engineering student Jakob Gattinger is running for the UBC Board of Governors on a platform of transparency, the student experience, campus safety, sustainability, diversity and communication.
Sneha Balani, a fifth-year PhD candidate in the faculty of medicine studying cancer stem cells and tumour biology, is running for the Board of Governors on a platform of student advocacy, increased diversity and enhanced communication.
Jeanie Malone, current president of the Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS), is running for the UBC Board of Governors on a platform of seeking transparency, advocating for a better student experience and communicating the student voice.
Yesterday marked the first debate between the candidates running for the UBC Board of Governors. Kevin Doering, Louis Retief, Sneha Balani, Jakob Gattinger and Jeanie Malone are running for election in the two available Vancouver campus spots.