Archive for December, 2015

UBC Insiders On Air, episode 16 – Fall Season Finale

In this week’s special show, we have UBC Insiders alum Alex Lougheed on the news beat. We then interview Philip Steenkamp, UBC’s brand new VP External on how it feels to be the adult in the room after a tumultuous season of UBC news. Then, we have a special segment with Sam Fenn and Gordon [...]

UBC Insiders On Air, Episode 15 – Rohit Joseph and CIRDI

On this week’s show Rohit Joseph of CiTR’s News101 gets into football recruiting, the ongoing case of Creative Writing prof Steven Galloway, UBC’s new Board Chair Stuart Belkin, and delivers an appreciation of the man, the legend, Nardwuar.

We also interview two people with divergent views on the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute.

UBC Insiders On Air, episode 14: on-location reports, and Jennifer Berdahl

This week, Neal and I hit the streets with several on-location clips from things happening around campus. We catch a macabre protest organized by 4th year English student Gretta Dattan – a funeral for our school mascot Thunder. We also stopped by a campus and community planning open house and chatted with Andrew Parr (the [...]

My application for the UBC Board of Governors

It turns out that the Board Resourcing and Development Office, the arm of the provincial government that makes appointments to provincial boards, is always accepting applications to be a UBC Governor. Anyone can apply! So, without further ado…

Stuart Belkin appointed to UBC Board of Governors

What a relief it is that the Board will finally be able to hear the perspective of another white, middle-aged, ultra-rich businessman, a voice that has so tragically been underrepresented at this Board table for far too long.

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