UBC English instructor Katja Thieme has faced online harassment and threats after questioning the legitimacy of an online publication, Quillette, and the academics who publish in it.
MC was a UBC creative writing student who accused former UBC creative writing Chair Steven Galloway of sexually assaulting her.
Sidoo is one of the founding members of the 13th Man Foundation, which has poured millions into UBC’s football team since 2014.
After graduated in 2014 with a degree in French, Al-Hathloul has been vocal in pushing for gender equality in Saudi Arabia — particularly against male wardenship laws and for women’s right to drive.
“Most people do not know about North Korea, and it’s important to understand each other,” said Park. “The KPP has been serving as a powerful confidence building tool between Canada and North Korea.”
After a non-fatal traffic accident during a marathon at UBC, the event’s organizer and the RCMP are investigating the case to prevent future injuries.
Kennedy’s first priority is allocating external funding, since the city’s property taxes and service fees won’t cut it.
“In three years, we could solve this housing crisis for everybody at UBC,” Condon said. “We don’t need to wait 20 years for that subway.”
The way those funds will be distributed is still being discussed, but Leduc hopes it will have “maximum impact” and that the campaign will continue to draw support, especially in the context of the MeToo movement.
A years-long trial against UBC and a refrigeration company for the alleged poisoning of a local creek is coming to an end.
With around 70 people in attendance, the vigil offered a space for UBC community members and leaders of various faiths to express their grief and stand with the 11 slain.
There is now a private express shuttle going directly from Surrey to UBC, following approval from Translink earlier this month.
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.
In the days leading up to election day, the AMS and student groups are ramping up their efforts to encourage students voter turnout in the municipal elections.
“Rent freeze is one of the most viable options to making the housing market in Vancouver a lot more affordable for people and stabilizing it by reducing speculation,”
While none of them seem to agree on how to tackle the housing crisis or even where it’s coming from, they all agree that the majority of rental housing in the city is unaffordable for low-income workers and students.
In an era of unprecedented volatility in politics, do we strive for the centre to keep everyone happy ?