Aside from holding various executive positions on campus, Brewer does not have any other leadership experience. He believes his approachability, neutrality and capacity to communicate make him well-suited for the role of President.
James Cohen is a fifth-year commerce student specializing in entrepreneurship running for AMS President in this year’s AMS Elections. His platform focuses on mental health, events and advocating for students to the Board of Governors.
“I got three bikes stolen which is I think an issue that plagues this whole campus ... it really speaks to a larger issue of just how campus security hasn’t really been enough of a focus, and isn’t talked about enough,” said Hooton.
“It has seen the one’s who have done well, it has seen the one’s who have not done so well,” said the Cairn’s human puppet in its stead. “It can bring together different interests, really push forward the AMS in a positive direction."
Julain Del Balso is running for President in this year’s AMS elections. He describes his platform as “steezy,” which, for the less informed, urban dictionary defines as a combination of the words “style” and “ease.”
James Cohen, who is running for president, and Dario Garousian, who is running for VP External, have violated the AMS Elections Procedures and Handbook. Both candidates committed two violations after their first official campaign warning.
There are three people vying for the position of AMS President this year — Jesse Hooton, James Cohen and Sugar Brewer — and two joke candidates, Julian “The Hooligan” Del Balso and the Cairn, all with very different platforms.
Several referendum questions were also announced as officially being on the elections ballot. This is not a complete list, as the deadline to submit completed referendum petitions (with 1,000 student signatures) is February 24.
Another heavy snowfall is causing problems for people trying to get to UBC today. As of 11:45 a.m., the buses most impacted with service to UBC are the 41/43 Joyce/UBC, 49 Metrotown/UBC and the 99 UBC/Commerical-Brodway.
Almost a year ago, Brooklyn Fink burned down the rainbow pride flag burning in honour of UBC's OUTweek. Most recently, the charges were dropped after Crown Counsel could not find a group or individual to take ownership of the flag.
There is no singular reason why the Bookstore might have run out of your textbook. It could be anything from your absent-minded professor to add/drop-prone students who return their textbooks at the last minute.
The chair of UBC's First Nations Studies program has resigned from the sexual assault policy committee after John Furlong was reinstated as keynote speaker at the 18th ZLC Millennium Scholarship breakfast.
“The charges were stayed, as the Crown concluded that there was no longer a substantial likelihood of a conviction,” said Daniel McLaughlin, communications counsel for the criminal justice branch, in an email statement to The Ubyssey.
UBC has apologized for cancelling John Furlong's contract to speak in the wake of a letter of protest and community criticism of child abuse allegations made against Furlong. However, UBC will be standing firm in its decision.
According to police, a family dog emerged from the woods with what has been confirmed to be a human bone during a walk at around 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon. Police are now searching the area near Imperial Drive and West 16th Avenue.