VP Finance candidate Linda Huang has announced that she is officially withdrawing from the race, leaving Kuol Akuechbeny and Adam Forsgren as the two remaining contenders for the position.
VP Finance candidate Linda Huang has been given a penalty by the Elections Committee for using an address list of AMS club treasurers, which she has special access to because of her role as Associate VP Finance, to solicit support.
While each candidate emphasized making AMS credit cards more accessible to clubs, updating AMS’s tech infrastructure and financial accountability, they differ substantially in how they plan to do it.
VP Finance candidate Adam Forsgren has been given a warning by the AMS elections committee for a conflict of interest regarding his use of AMS office space.
With no job security and low pay in one of the most expensive cities in North America, hundreds of sessional lecturers at a world-class university are struggling to simply pay their bills.
In the face of the ongoing fentanyl overdose crisis, UBC and campus organizations are taking steps to provide medical and psychological support for substance users. Many of these steps are based around the philosophy of harm reduction — principles and methods that make substance use safer for users.
A recent UBC study published by Dr. William Honer has found that Vancouver’s drug supply has become increasingly contaminated, signalling a growing risk for both regular and recreational users.
Lim said UBC Campus Security, which has patrolled the Nest since the AMS cut their security service in 2016, told her they had removed the man before, and they had the situation under control. But Lim said she wasn’t worried.
Jordan Peterson's latest bit of controversy is a self-help book entitled 12 Rules: An Antidote to Chaos, for which he’s launched a tour, including a stop on UBC campus this Thursday.
This is the commuter effect. The longer the ride to UBC is, the less time you have for studying, socializing, and participating in campus life — and it’s only getting harder.
When most students hear the rain slamming on their windows like a deluge of broken dreams, they sigh. But I smile, because I see potential for something never done before: rain sports.
The society can now expel people from AMS property for criminal violations as well as 12 “nuisances,” including some that would affect low-income or housing insecure people such as “using the Premises as a private bathing facility” and “salvaging discarded food from garbage cans on the Premises.”
The AMS could soon ban students and members of the public from its properties for, among other things, taking food out of trash cans, sleeping for “extended periods of time” or not wearing shoes.
Originally proposed by a student senator, an ad hoc committee on Academic Equity and Inclusion has been created by UBC Vancouver Senate.
Few political theorists have inspired as much discussion, admiration, or ire as Francis Fukuyama. In 1992, Fukuyama famously predicted that the collapse of the Soviet Union signalled a global regression towards liberal democracies, signalling an “end of history” as we knew it.