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Council Summary October 24, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of October 24, 2018:   The AGM and the Failed Censure Motion: Council was told about the low turnout at the Annual General Meeting and then debated a motion to censure the Executive for not publicizing the event in the Ubyssey.  The motion failed on a…

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AMS statement on Ben Shapiro’s talk at UBC

AMS services available to those that feel targeted or threatened. On October 31, conservative American pundit Ben Shapiro will speak at UBC’s Chan Centre. In the past, Shapiro has publicly made remarks that could be regarded as denigrating and hateful about transgender, queer, and people of Arab heritage, and his website Daily Wire has disparaged…

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Council Summary October 10, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of October 10, 2018:   Sustainable Development: Student at Large Peter Fang told Council about the upcoming symposium on Global Sustainable Development called Disruption, sponsored by UBC’s Office of Regional and International Community Engagement.   CiTR: Representatives from CiTR told Council about the radio station.  …

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Indigenous representation and the AMS

Summary and response to the October 2nd discussion circle The AMS held a discussion circle on October 2nd, 2018 in the First Nations Longhouse to consult with Indigenous students on the ways in which the society can become more inclusive. The AMS invited Dr. Aftab Erfan, UBC Director of Dialogue and Conflict Engagement, to facilitate…

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AMS announces Annual General Meeting to be held on 23 October 2018

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 between 12-2 pm in the Lower Level of the Atrium, in the AMS Student Nest. The AGM is an opportunity for the AMS to discuss the activities and initiatives of the Society of the present school year, such as the official opening…

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