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Yuan Zhi Gao, co-accused for campus break-in, posts bail

One of two males arrested on Saturday at the UBC campus – Yuan Zhi Gao, aged 23 – has been released on bail as of this morning after posting a $50,000 bond. Conditions include staying off of UBC campus.

UBC and contractor charged with Federal Fisheries Act violations

UBC and CIMCO Refrigeration, a contracting company hired by the university, have been jointly charged with Federal Fisheries Act violations. These charges stem from an incident in 2014 in which ammonia was allegedly discharged into a storm sewer.

RCMP arrest two men on campus, investigating allegations of sexual assault

The RCMP arrested two men involved in a suspected break and enter and sexual assault just after 2:15 a.m. on Saturday. The men were apprehended after the RCMP received a report that an apartment building located on the 5700 block of Birney Avenue.

New bill may make sexual assault policy mandatory

The province has introduced a new bill that will require all public post-secondary institutions to have a sexual-misconduct policy. If it passes, it would give universities one year from the time of Royal Assent to establish a working policy.

Woman charged for burning down UBC pride flag

The individual allegedly responsible for burning the UBC Pride flag on February 6 has been charged by the Richmond Crown Counsel for mischief causing damage of property with a value of under five thousand dollars.

AMS Council to potentially remove Oversight Committee

The AMS Council has accepted a recommendation from this year’s Governance Review to eliminate the Oversight Committee. This committee is in charge of reviewing the major activities of the AMS Executive and maintaining accountability.