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Corrupt prosecutors behind Brazil’s 2016 right-wing coup selected as finalists for UBC’s $100,000 Allard Prize: The Car Wash Task Force The winner of the 2017 Allard Prize for International Integrity, based out of UBC’s law school, will be announced this Thursday September 28 in the Old Auditorium. Among the three finalists is Brazil’s “Car Wash Task Force”, a team of prosecutors famous for spearheading a ...
Trump-style politics at UBC: Why you should proobbbbabbly vote in the upcoming AMS By-election this week: Aah free speech. Two deliciously click-baity words that roll in and out of your mouth like Warheads candy the morning after Halloween. If only “free speech” as is commonly used nowadays by libertarians, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the “alt-right” actually refers to the legal definition of ...
BDS court case verdict and the surrounding campus politics: On Thursday March 30th, 2017, BC Supreme Court Justice Frits Verhoeven delivered his ruling regarding the BDS court case against the AMS, dismissing the petition brought forward by UBC Commerce student Logan Presch. The litigation attempted to prevent the AMS from proceeding with a referendum, wh...
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Can library users that aren’t affiliated with UBC access subscription based databases?: submitted by /u/downvoteisresult [link] [comments]
Lemme tell you a little somethin' about rain seasons.: Be thankful that Vancouver isn't humid. There are places around the world where the temp goes up to 40 C + rain + air pollution during rainy seasons. At least it's comfortable when you get into your cozy bed. In places that are hot + humid + air pollution, you can't go to sleep and you need to t...
Are you planning on settling down in Vancouver after graduation, or do you wish to live somewhere else?: submitted by /u/gigozira [link] [comments]
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Unnecessarily pitting visitors vs community: MacInnes field parkade: A fancy traffic-flow model from Brunt & Associates can't answer the question: WHY? If you, like me, have found yourself idly wondering why the site of the new McInnes field has been sitting as a desolate, soggy pit of disgusting gravel-water over the last 6 months since the demolition of th...
New loophole in BC domestic tuition cap: a gchat dialogue.: UBC got some flack this year for their mega tuition increases for international students. Domestic students have been spared from drastic changes in the cost of education in recent years thanks to a BC government policy limiting tuition+fee increases to 2% a year since 2005. But that policy is ve...
FOI request turns up no records on Wesbrook Place consultants: UBC is once again using its private corporate entities to hide documents and information from the public. Three months ago, I filed a request under BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for records related to a planning process currently underway at the university. The plannin...
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How do I do a prank?: Dear Winnie, I’m not very funny and I don’t understand how jokes work, so instead I was thinking of pulling an April Fool’s Day prank. What would you suggest? Reader – Dear Reader, April Fool’s Day has a long history of people inconveniencing their friends and family while exploiting their trust ...
Pod Cast Episode 5: Pair Of Skis And A Meat Grinder: In this final episode of the Syrup Trap Pod Cast, Jonathan Goldstein tells us what isn’t funny, and the bomb is for the bird. The show was written Nick Zarzycki and Nathan Hare. It was performed by Jesse Inocalla and Chelsey Moore. The show was produced and edited by Matthew Parsons. Special tha...
Pod Cast Episode 5: Pair Of Skis And A Meat Grinder: In this final episode of the Syrup Trap Pod Cast, Jonathan Goldstein tells us what isn’t funny, and the bomb is for the bird. The show was written Nick Zarzycki and Nathan Hare. It was performed by Jesse Inocalla and Chelsey Moore. The show was produced and edited by Matthew Parsons. Special tha...

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This Votermedia ballot is not currently funded. It is displayed as a demo for if and when there is funding. Without funding there may be few votes, which makes the rankings less meaningful. During the 2015 UBC AMS elections we ran two UBC AMS votermedia contests: A $700 Continuous VoterMedia (CVM) contest on the ballot above, and a $1500 One-Time Elections VoterMedia (1VM) contest funded by AMS -- see info linked here. History of votermedia at UBC: Experiments in Voter Funded Media