Holmes will officially take office on Wednesday, September 27, when he will start working on an ambitious platform that includes some of the previous priorities of former VPAUA Daniel Lam.
A mechanical engineer by training who spent much of the last three decades in the University of California system, Szeri has already worn many administrative hats.
Samantha Schumacher has always wanted to be a writer. The newly-elected president of Her Campus, Schumacher aims to make the UBC chapter of the women-centric media platform bigger and better as it strives to give women across the country a voice.
Coming back to Terrace after eight months in Vancouver is a vaguely disconcerting experience, but it’s made easier by this group of people that help me trace the connection between who I am in my hometown and who I am in the city.
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While 60 per cent of eligible voters reportedly cast their ballots, it is often those who do not make it to the polls who decide the result in close elections like these — and amongst these potential voters, youth are often the wildcards.
“People feel like we’re a special niche within Canada — we are, but it’s not a pedestal thing. We are the first people of this land [and] that needs to be accepted in a way that brings us into an equal footing so that we have equal voice.”
“We’re a folky band, [but we incorporate] things like random bars of 5/4, bass solos, weird breakdowns when we get a midi pad out — little things like that. So we’re folky, but something’s off about our folky-ness.”
“For Safai, music is a universal method for reaching people in dark places looking for a hand to grasp, but finding none. Safai had to help herself, and she hopes that those in similar situations are now finding company and solace in her songs.”
The Ubyssey is investigating UBC’s Student Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) after it ran unprecedented deficits in 2015 and 2016 — more than $300,000 each year, or about 23 per cent of annual revenue, while simultaneously running an ineffective grant program.
Peak flu season is supposedly waning, but your voice is scratchy, your back hurts and your nose is runny. Are your symptoms related? Where should you go for help? What practices are safe and regulated?
“Are we at 100 per cent? Absolutely not. But we want to be challenged by it ... [so that] we can become better. We hear [students and staff] loud and clear — they want fresh, healthy ingredients and we’re transitioning to that.”
Given that he was already sending Snapchats of dogs to his friends as he walked to and from classes, starting the page was a slam dunk. The only difference now is that he stops for a chat. “Now I talk to the people, and actually get to know the dogs
Every AMS election candidate running for exec positions is entitled to be reimbursed for a certain amount of money. It’s more complicated than just getting free money, though. Regulating campus spending is hard and cash can't buy you an election.
The absurdity of the 2017 AMS Elections is not lost on the first-ever joke candidate to win the presidency. “‘Kind of weird’ is probably an understatement. It was very weird,” said Alan Ehrenholz, whose name on the ballot was “The Engineer's Cairn.”
Beaty is home to a vast array of natural history exhibits, and has been architecturally designed to cater to and house different types of exhibits. But Dr. Taylor explained that the intricate architecture is not the defining feature of the museum.
Veronica Ciastko is a second year arts student at the University of British Columbia, hoping to major in creative writing. She's an avid reader and lover of words, which would explain her love for sexting.
Hailey Rollheiser is a fifth-year English literature major who hopes that none of her immediate family (sorry Dad), her employer, or her previous sexual partners read what she’s written in this issue.
Camelia Alikashani is a second-year GRSJ major who wants to pursue a career in law. She probably spends way too much of her spare time online-shopping and tagging people in memes, and occasionally enjoys trying her hand at a sudoku puzzle.