After UBC’s anti-racist commitments, Equity & Inclusion Office staff quickly realized that the lack of data on racialized students at UBC would be an obstacle to progress.
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The second-year arts student came into her first year at the AMS on a platform of “sustainability, affordability and transparency,” and her goals included introducing a new ticketing platform and implementing an online money transfer system.
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As an incumbent running in an unopposed race, Liang emphasized automation and digitization to modernize the AMS’s “outdated” financial systems, particularly the reimbursement system for clubs.
As a newcomer to the Senate without any student government experience, Snow Wang has three main goals: implementing a fall reading break, improving course evaluation surveys and eliminating scaling, or down-curving.
While her vision for “sustainability, affordability and transparency” remains constant, her platform for re-election has evolved to showcase more tangible steps.
The current VP finance running unopposed for re-election opened the debate by making a strong criticism of the society’s current financial systems and discussing how she would make the finance department more efficient and effective for the benefit of student staff, club treasurers and the students at large.