Nathan Bawaan

Senior Staff Writer, former Web News Editor (2021–23)

Nathan started writing for The Ubyssey between Zoom lectures in 2020. He loves writing about anything UBC-related, particularly on governance and equity issues. When not studying political science or public health, he can be found making a mess in his kitchen. You can message him @nbawaan on Twitter or email him at


Latest articles from Nathan Bawaan


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At UBC, changing perceptions about Queerness in engineering frequently falls on the shoulders of students or student-run clubs like Gears and Queers.

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Kamil Kanji is running for reelection to the Senate on a platform of increasing academic support, implementing more equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives and improving Senate efficiency and transparency — things he’s run on before but that he says require more time to complete.


Most students probably have never met or heard of Pickford. As the AMS’s administrative assistant, she mostly works in the background, offering support to the student executives and doing other behind-the-scenes administrative work.

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Before her leave of absence, AMS President Esmé Decker had been learning on the job as she worked to accomplish her goals around relationship building with student groups and transparency — although her priorities related to food security remain uncompleted.

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