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Rainbow flag burned down during Pride UBC OUTweek

3 hours agoPride members noticed that the flag was missing this morning and contacted UBC Equity and Inclusion office to ask if they knew about the disappearance. Upon investigation, the office found remnants of the scorched flag still attached to the pole.

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Petition for no-confidence resolution in the board gaining signatures

UBC faculty members have signed a petition asking that the Faculty Association "bring a motion to its membership expressing no confidence in the UBC Board of Governors." The last month has highlighted a number of concerns for the FA and others.

Student web portal in the process of being redesigned

“Replacing the student information system is one of the largest system replacements at the university because it is so core to everything that the institution is involved with,” said Jennifer Burns, UBC's chief information officer.

Safewalk updates software to improve efficiency

Ron Gordesky, the student services manager, approached a student-run development company at UVic to provide software for Safewalk. While the new program has allowed Safewalk to keep up demand, the larger issue of consistently rising usage remains.

Finance committee advises Board of Governors against divestment

While the “divestment criteria” from the Finance Committee's report asserted that there was a proven rationale to the decision, it also said that divestment was not an effective way to achieve the desired outcome.