At the end of Election Day, Vancouverites have elected Kennedy Stewart as the new mayor and brought a wave of Green candidates to city governance.
“The Aga Khan is well known for his commitment to reconciliation, but to reconcile two convocation ceremonies is really an accomplishment.”
The discussion focused on the issue of housing — the central issue of the election — as more and more Vancouverites and UBC students feel the pressure of the city’s housing market.
“It essentially wielded its illegal delays in the FOI like … they were trying to squash the human rights complaint,” said Hansen.
UBC is taking the high road with a proposed cannabis policy that goes directly against a nationwide trend of smoke-free college campuses.
According to Parr, who was formerly the managing director of Student Housing & Hospitality Services (SHHS), the university is facing a deficit in the amount of space per students.
“If I was able to do this, pretty sure any malicious attacker could have as well with much more disastrous results,” he wrote in his blog.
At a press conference on Thursday, representatives said the partnership will open the way for “collaboration” between Rogers and UBC students and researchers, such as those in the faculties of computer science and engineering.
Abubakar Khan, a third-year sociology student, is taking some time off school to run for one of ten Vancouver City Council spots and help residents “feel less lonely.”
Taq Bhandal, a UBC PhD candidate at the Social Justice Institute, is making a bid for one of ten spots on the Vancouver City Council in the October election.
At the beginning of this year, the AMS saw food outlets Pie R Squared, Ph T and the Pit performing 7.2 per cent, 27.6 per cent and 46.5 per cent worse than budgeted, respectively.
Leading up to the City of Vancouver’s mayoral elections on October 20, UBC Debate Society, the AMS and the GSS will be hosting a candidate debate on Thursday, September 20 at the Asian Centre.
At the most critical time of the year, post-secondary institutions across Canada are ramping up their efforts to raise awareness of and prevent sexual assault on campuses.
The April opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) was presented as an act of reconciliation on a scale that UBC had never previously achieved. But over five months later, the Centre is short-staffed, its systems are incomplete and its building is effectively empty.
“When you look at the other costs [of education] such as the rising cost of housing, the rising cost of tuition, textbook costs are just yet another burden,” said AMS VP Academic and University Affairs Max Holmes.
Bimini’s Public House on 4th Avenue has played host to the Wednesday Greek college night since it started in 2013, but the party is now moving to Republic nightclub on Granville street in downtown.
In honour of his life, The Ubyssey looks back on his achievements and controversies alike to understand the man who helped to build the campus we know today.
Starting September 17, Ono will be co-hosting the Blue & Goldcast — a monthly podcast — with Dr. Jennifer Gardy, an assistant professor in the School of Population and Public Health who has extensive experience in science communications.
“Ensuring that students get to school is really important, but there’s also that economic development issue that you’re building and enabling an innovation centre to be linked with the rest of the city.”