Surrounded by controversial social issues like polygamy and economic turbulence, "Emma" is an eye-opening domestic drama that tells a story about a family through a mother’s perspective. The name itself, "Emma," actually means ‘mother’ in Indonesian.
Beginning this October, the SASC has decided to make several operational changes to their support service at UBC. It will soon be extending its operational hours to meet the increasing demand of UBC students for sexual assault consultation.
Six UBC students plan to screen “Highway of Tears,” a documentary that brings up the issue of more than 520 missing and stolen Indigenous women in Northern BC. The documentary screening will be followed by panel discussion with guest speakers.
The Exchange Student Club is fairly new, but already boasts dramatic membership. Just this academic year, the club got a total of 600 new members. Every year, UBC gets 1,100 exchange students out of a population of roughly 50,000 students.
UBC Equity and Inclusion Office worked together with many AMS resource groups to provide an opportunity for students to find out more about the groups and how to get involved. The open house was at the art gallery and resource group space.
After partnering with HelpHub in 2014, the traffic for AMS Tutoring Services increased by 600 per cent in the first semester.
A student-organized independent fundraiser to promote awareness towards the Syrian refugees crisis took place on Thursday. Despite the cold weather, participants were excited to demonstrate their solidarity with refugees as well as spreading awareness of the cause to the UBC community.
Campus Security's annual safety report showed that the majority of activated blue phone calls were activated either by accident or as a prank.
The AMS is working to control the smell coming from its new composter, but the plan is taking longer than expected.
The AMS is coming up with a long-term strategic plan to improve student life at UBC.
The Muslim Students' Associations of Western Canada have teamed up to show "the real Islam" in a series of events for this year's Islam Awareness Week.