Our endorsements for the UBC Science Undergraduate Society (Spring 2017)

Summary: President: Katie Gourlay (for events), Akhil Krishnan (for transparency) VP Admin: Michelle Tse VP Internal: Julia Wu VP External: Cathy Jiang VP Student Life: Gurshabad Singhera VP Communications: Miguel Oreta VP Academic: Jennifer Cheng Science Student Senator: Samantha So Vote here! President We endorse Katie Gourlay, and Akhil Krishnan, for different reasons. Katie Gourlay … [Read more…]

tl;dr SUS Candidate Platforms in a Nutshell

As with the AMS elections, candidates have a tendency to be overly verbose in communicating their platform goals. Candidates should be providing a mix of a simplified platform and a longer, more detailed platform instead of condensing it all into one. Long platforms aren’t a bad thing, since oftentimes these verbose platforms outline policy objectives, … [Read more…]

tl;dr AMS Executive Platforms in a Nutshell

A ridiculous number of candidates are using verbose and confusing paragraphs to express what should be simple ideas. I compiled all the campaign platforms and limited them to a few sentences. Candidates may submit requests for change by emailing [email protected] Vague platform goals are italicized. President Julian Del Balso: Source: Ubyssey Fall reading break Build … [Read more…]

The AUS decided to make a website. This was the outcome.

With contributions by neilrp. The Arts Undergraduate Society has received a lot of flack for it’s financial decisions in the 2016-2017 school year. The criticism against the AUS can be questionable at times, sometimes  unfair.  In addition, I will say that the Arts Undergraduate Society has a roster of generally awesome AMS representatives, with the … [Read more…]