There’s a lot that’s wrong with this picture: a constituency president who is unable/unwilling to talk about a referendum his organization is running, instead deferring to a paid employee of the school.
UBC Insiders has asked current Board of Governors Representative and Student Senator Christopher Roach his thoughts about the AMS elections and how he is voting. And remember to vote for us in the VFM contest! President One of the hardest things about being president of a student society is remembering your role. The best president [...]
UBC Insiders has asked current Graduate Student Society President and AMS Councillor Colúm Connolly his thoughts about the AMS elections and how he is voting. And remember to vote for us in the VFM contest! Vice-President External Affairs First off, because of my involvement in the Alliance of BC Students and the Canadian Alliance of [...]
UBC Insiders has asked current AMS Vice-President Academic and Student Senator Anne Kessler her thoughts about the Senate election and how she is voting. And remember to vote for us in the VFM contest! The UBC Senate race is often joked about in the UBC blogosphere because there are so many candidates. How do you [...]
Please remember to vote for us in the Voter Funded Media contest! The decisions giving rise to #iamastudent (though, as an external observer, it is unclear to me whether this continues to have any meaningful momentum) include both the tuition increase to international students and the significant increase in student housing pricing. Unfortunately the 20% [...]
Please remember to vote for us in the Voter Funded Media contest! Probably as a result of the many candidate dropouts, the election has been a lot more dull at this stage of the campaign than expected and I am compelled to ask a 10,000 foot question: What the hell are we doing here? By that [...]
Please remember to vote for us in the Voter Funded Media contest! Ultra vires is one of those annoying phrases that law students learn in first year and start throwing around like it cost them $100+ to learn, but it’s latin for “beyond the powers”. At this moment Student Council is debating… I couldn’t really say. [...]