Archive for November, 2015

UBC Insiders On Air, Episode 13 – Caitlin Cunningham and Kaitlin Russell

For news this week, Neal and Maayan give a quick update on the suspension of Steven Galloway and the Faculty Association once again calling out the university, the CBC documentary “School of Secrets” and muse about whether Martha Piper lives in a completely different reality than everyone else, and the recent Board of Governors committee [...]

UBC Insiders On Air Episode 12 – Madeline, Vern & Julie

This week we talk news with Madeline Taylor, the Spoken Word Coordinator (and our best ally) at CiTR. Madeline is a former member of the feminist collective at SFU’s radio station CJSF, and she helps us talk through two emerging stories of sexual assault on campus. On our interview, student Board of Governors reps Julie Van de Valk and Veronica Knott join us to mostly talk about BoG transparency issues.

November 2015 Senate Roundup: Leaves of Absence policy changes

The UBC Vancouver Senate will be holding its November meeting this Wednesday. Here’s a rundown of some notable items on the agenda.

UBC Insiders On Air, Episode 11 – Simona Chiose and Frances Bula

This week, Simona Chiose and Frances Bula, both of the Globe and Mail, join us to talk about collaboration, working with PR departments, and their perspectives of UBC as informed observers who spend most of their time outside the campus bubble.

UBC Insiders On Air, Episode 10 – Nil Keshmiri and John Metras

This week, former Commerce Undergraduate Society president and friend of Wally the Bull, Nil Keshmiri joins us on the news beat. We talk about the KUS referendum being put to rest, a proposed boycott of UBC Food Services, gender parity in engineering, and she is more than gracious in answering our intemperate accusations about Sauder’s [...]

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