"We stand by the student newspapers in Ontario that are opposing these changes — by our count, more than 40 papers will be impacted."
Although I was born and raised in Korea, I left home at the age of 12 and I grew up in two different countries. Being in an environment with very few Korean people around me, I often felt disconnected to my own roots and this exchange seemed to be a great opportunity.
Just because it’s a new year and new semester doesn’t mean that you have re-imagine your lifestyle — and we suggest not doing so. The urge to fix and address every single aspect of your life is the exact reason why it’s so hard to stick to resolutions in the first place.
I hadn’t gone ice skating in over a decade, and based on previous memories, I was sure that I would hate it. To my surprise, I not only remembered how to skate, but I also found myself enjoying it.
The second that it drops below 25 degrees you’ll see more Patagonia jackets than the morning lineup at 49th Parallel.
“When I arrived, the several months of Duolingo practice and watching Italian movies with subtitles proved useless when spoken to by locals.”
"As such, we have decided to focus SASC on education, outreach, advocacy and an integral role in ongoing assistance for AMS human resources, clubs and constituencies’ responses to sexual violence."
"Within any community, it is vital that survivors of sexual violence are provided with the choice to access grassroots, peer-driven support services - services which are all too often underfunded and unrecognized - along with those that are run by institutional or state representatives."
"This council meeting will get the chance to look over a presentation on the final budget."
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.
The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office and the investigations office will be hiring a minimum of seven additional full time staff in the coming year, with the possibility of an additional three.
If a coup doesn’t exactly appeal to you or you can’t fit large-scale protests into your schedule, there are still plenty of ways for you to create change in your club for the better.
"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 to read."
"Council will be appointing councillors and students-at-large – students that are NOT members of Council – to all the standing and ad-hoc committees for the summer"
"Without some kind of measure to allow buses to run faster, the B-Line will keep on crawling like a snail rather than flying like a bee as it is intended to do."
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.
"There is a net increase of ten hours in staffing support each week as a result of these changes."
"Want to improve the student experience? Then bring on board more faculty to teach courses with smaller class sizes. Pay contingent faculty living wages. Better yet, create meaningful job security for contingent faculty."
The Board Meeting itself will be held April 19th, 8:00–2:30pm with the open session starting at 1:00pm.
“To me, people who don’t have sex before marriage are kind of like people who voluntarily go gluten-free.”
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).