But if Hamid wants a more engaged Council, it might be worth remembering that they are not— and should not be—a Board.
If you’ve done this before, you’ll know that once rain and midterms set in, your promises of doing all of your readings and going to the mountains on the weekends will crumble faster than a Loafe scone.
There’s the old saying that universities are microcosms for society, which is why they’re the ideal training ground for student journalists. We’d like to take it a step further. Universities are part of our society, and their decisions have real consequences for everyone in it.
Ono quickly backpedaled, copying and pasting Simpson’s correction without adding anything of his own— and without addressing the questions raised by the series, for which he declined to be interviewed.
After a lengthy court battle with the university over whether they should be required to release documents on broad-based admissions to The Ubyssey, the BC Court of Appeals ruled in favour of UBC in a decision issued April 13.
As the Indian Residential Schools History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) opened yesterday at UBC, President Santa Ono apologized for the historical role UBC played in perpetuating the Indian Residential School system (IRSS).
Regardless, the annual AMS elections came and went and you missed a chance to have your say in who your future executives are.
Every year, the AMS elections take place and every year the voter turnout is shockingly low — especially in recent years.
This week, a councillor at the University of Manitoba Student Union introduced a motion to strip funding from the Manitoban, the 104-year-old student paper, over an opinion piece he disagreed with. Thankfully, after Manitoban staff and alumni spread the word and an article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press, he withdrew it. Other papers aren’t so lucky.
It is important to keep in mind that grades are just a number — you are worth more than your grades and whatever grade you receive does not define you as a student or a person.
“This year, every request sent for comment was directed to AMS President Alan Ehrenholz, even if he had nothing to do with the subject of the article.”