According to Ohori, after Gordon moved into long-term care, she told him that she wanted her house to go to him instead of UBC.
A survey run by The Ubyssey indicates that while most UBC students are average users of alcohol and other substances, a small percentage are using them to excess — sometimes as a coping mechanism for school-related stress.
Chris Hakim has won the VP Administration race. Hakim ran on a campaign of bringing more consistency to the AMS’s operations.
Third-year cognitive systems major Aaron Verones wants to improve the communication from the VP Administration office, increase space availability to the UBC community and route more money back into students by hiring them whenever possible.
Second-year arts student Chris Hakim is running for VP Administration to bring more consistency to the AMS’s operations. Having been involved in student governance since he first came to UBC, Hakim now has a wealth of experience within the AMS.
The VP administration debate today proved much more controversial than the former one on Tuesday. Much of the controversy came from candidate Aaron Verones’s refusal to reject the Inter-Fraternity Council’s (IFC) endorsement.
AMS VP Administration candidates Chris Hakim and Aaron Verones went head-to-head Tuesday evening in the second elections debate. They have both been highly involved in the AMS, with Hakim currently serving as an AMS councillor and Verones previously working as assistant to former AMS President Ava Nasiri.
VP Administration candidate Aaron Verones and has campaign team have been ordered to suspend all online campaigning for 24 hours, starting today at 4 p.m., as punishment for violating the AMS Elections procedures and handbook.
The Ubyssey took a look at the funding available to graduate students, and how these students afford their degrees.
While the wait time still varies based on the time of the year and the number of urgent referrals, the approximation for an urgent referral is one to three weeks and six to eight weeks for a non-urgent referral.
The Ubyssey took a deeper look at the roadmap Policy 73 lays for the approximately 2,800 UBC students registered with Access and Diversity.
In February 2016, UBC’s Board of Governors (BoG) established the Excellence Fund, whose revenue draws from part of the 46.8 per cent incremental increase in international tuition that was approved in December 2015.
“We like to try new things, so that means that if you have no experience hiking…, then we make sure that the hike we have is suited.”
Due to ongoing renovations in the old SUB, Sprouts, a volunteer-run cafe that serves sustainable food on campus, will be closed until the next academic year. While construction has been ongoing in the Old SUB for over a year, Sprouts had been using a part of the Pit during the day for the past academic year.
Located underneath a new field that will be built between War Memorial gym and the Nest, the lot would be made up of parking spots for short term visitors, as well as electric vehicle charging stations and new spaces for the cars used by Safewalk.