"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!"
"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the dockets posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious. Here’s what to expect at the February 2019 Senate meeting."
“[S]ome may find it easy to dismiss this policy as useless and ineffective when considering the scope of what the AMS is actually able to act on. One might feel that if the most that the AMS can actually do is kick someone out of a club or ban them from the building, then why bother? But, for survivors, it’s revolutionary.”
“Five times per year, the UBC Board of Governors (BoG) meets to discuss issues of money, property, policy and people. As your student representatives on the BoG, we are here to keep you in the loop with what is up at Board.”
People ghost for all kinds of reasons, validity varying, but if you find the sour taste of ghosting is something you regret, here’s a few tips on resurrecting a spirit.
“Whether someone identifies as female, nonbinary, genderfluid, transgender or by another term is a very personal part of their life and should be treated with respect and tact, rather than assumption and confrontation.“
‘Why don’t I remember this from class? I totally bombed this part on the midterm! My university career is being torn down by this single equation.’ These are all things that seem to run through our heads when we finally dive into our notes and see the veritable Everest of things we have to cover.
All we’re asking for is a few days to rest, catch up on sleep and, momentarily, not have to worry about the grind of classes.
Instead, after waiting the required 30 minutes before they can begin without quorum, the AMS then rushed through a huge series of reports while students helped themselves to the free food.
Alcohol can be fun when it’s utilized safely, but throwing a bit of peer pressure into the mix can make things turn sour very quickly.
Whomever did it is probably really, really sorry for the work they created for that poor EUS first-year charged with cleaning it up.
“Nevsun Resources, one company which he chaired until last year, is accused of systematic human rights violations and crimes against humanity in the East African country of Eritrea.“
“Even if you ‘never get the flu,’ or are thinking about rolling the dice and dealing with the symptoms if they come, you should still get the shot for everyone else’s sake.”
Experts agree that what you eat has a very direct and significant impact on your physiology and biochemistry.
The unfortunate news is that this will likely lead to a conversation involving the three of you and the living arrangement
But if Hamid wants a more engaged Council, it might be worth remembering that they are not— and should not be—a Board.
“However, if UBC wants to make serious progress, if UBC genuinely wants to lead globally in sustainability and if UBC wants ‘we’ to truly mean we, many aspects of campus will need to improve.“
If you ask the average student, all Pi R reminds them of is coming home late at night and not having the energy to cook or walk to Pizza Garden.
Is it worth saving books seven times longer than usual in exchange for present struggle for access? The Library’s investment in the PARC is an admission of book as historical artifact.
Students at UBC, as well as other universities, experience an incredible amount of anxiety. As someone who experiences anxiety on a daily basis, I can definitely assert that too much anxiety can significantly impact your well-being and affect your life in a negative way.
“Five times per year, the UBC Board of Governors (BoG) meets to discuss issues of money, property, policy and people. As your student representatives on the BoG, we are here to keep you in the loop with what is up at Board.“
Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students.