AMS Elections 2011

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Race: Senate

The Senate is the highest governing body which deals with academic issues, including drafting the academic calendar and approving new courses, programs, and curriculum changes. Naturally, we wanted to know what their favorite internet meme is.

Race: VP Academic and University Affairs

The Land Use Plan amendments of the past year demonstrate how the VP Academic and University Affairs position can be involved in activities that have lasting impacts on the future face of campus. And it’s far from over.

LIVEBLOG: AMS Elections Debate @ Totem

We will be liveblogging today’s Senate, VP External and President debate at Totem Park residence at 5 pm. Please feel free to join in the discussion! AMS Elections Debate at Totem: Senate, VP External, President

Race: VP Finance

The VP Finance has the most thankless job of the executive, noticed only when problems arise. Tasked with crafting a budget to spend millions of dollars in three months, there’s little the VP Finance can do to shake up the status-quo in their most important task.

Race: VP Administration

The portfolio of the VP Administration is pretty straightforward. If it happens in the building, then they need to be a part of the discussion.

Student Legal Fund Society

From the rather sparse SLFS website, the society’s mission is “to provide advisory, legal, and financial assistance to initiate and continue advocacy, lobbying, and litigation, to improve education and access to education at UBC and other such matters of law which set broad precedent and concern UBC students.” In 2009, the SLFS put forward $18 [...]

News in Brief: Shaban’s Candidacy Restored, Toope Comes to Council

Omar Shaban Disqualified, Re-instated Over Nomination Form; President Toope Coming to AMS Council; Gaza Flotilla Donation Still Not Resolved; GSS Passes Bylaw Reforms, Except For Council Size Reduction; AMS Gets New Health Plan Provider

Announcing: The Presidential Debate

Presented by the UBC Insiders, the Ubyssey and the UBC CSI, we are proud to announce the second (hopefully annual) Presidential Debate. One hour of questions, intended to point out differences between the candidate.

AMS Elections 2011 Candidate List Revealed

The AMS Elections season officially kicked off today with the All-Candidate Meeting, and the official list of candidates has been released.

AMS Executive, Exciting Career Opportunity, Now Hiring

Nominations for the 2011 AMS Elections are now open until Friday. Ever thought of running? From a past exec, here’s how to tell whether or not an executive position on the AMS is right for you. 1. Are you a big fan of long council meetings which don’t really need to be that long but [...]

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