With all the pain and suffering in the world, sometimes the number box is all we have to get us through the day.
The BC NDP is trying to slap a $25 fee on Freedom of Information requests, something that would hamper the public’s ability to access information at UBC.
The numbers don’t lie. And they spell shrooms.
And how we’ll need your help to enact that change.
”Ultimately, student inclusion in the CERB or some form of immediate financial assistance from the federal government is simply an ask for equity in a time of great uncertainty.”
“Ultimately, the personal safety measures you take shouldn’t come at the cost of the safety of others, especially the most vulnerable members of society.”
While this is correct, this post mischaracterizes and minimizes the fact that the AMS was the reason why the The Ubyssey was shut down
You could hibernate for the full three weeks and watch YouTube videos or you could read a book, which is like a YouTube video but only in your head.
"While the BoG already live-streams the full meetings, committee meetings — where most of the detailed policy discussions take place — will now be available to community members whenever they want, wherever they are."
You would think UBC Board of Governors would be interested in maintaining transparency and accountability, following years of criticism around bad governance.
”As members of the largest voting bloc in Canada, voters ages 18 to 24 — in large part university students — have the most power to effect change, hold federal party leaders to account and make our voices heard.”
The Ubyssey strives to have an even more robust coverage of the issue, where we will bring more intersectionality and focus on the issue’s impacts on marginalized groups into our coverage.
"We here at The Ubyssey have become well acquainted with the new council’s platforms, promises and personalities over this long, long campaign period and the real and very hard work is not too far in the distance. So, we’re offering our help."
We have no excuses to make here. We are constantly trying to improve and unfortunately, this mistake has to be a part of that process. Decolonizing our journalism is important to us and we are committed to learning from this as we work towards this goal in the future.
"Nominations are closed tomorrow (February 15) at noon – yes, we know – so get your nominations in quick. Fill out a nomination form (available here or in front of our office in Nest, Room 2208) and drop it off to the Administrative Assistant in Nest Room 3502 by 12 p.m. tomorrow!"