Okanagan Nation Alliance flag raised June 21
In recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day, on Thursday, June 21, the Okanagan Nation Alliance flag will be flown in place of the UBC flag. Each campus currently marks National Indigenous Peoples Day by temporarily raising the flag of its host First Nation—Musqueam in Vancouver and the Syilx Okanagan Nation in the Okanagan—in place of the university’s flag. Soon, the flags will have a permanent place on UBC’s campuses. Read more…
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Designing high-tech storage carts for the homeless
A team of engineering students is working to develop a personal belongings cart—a movable and securable buggy with lights and locks that can hold a homeless person’s possessions.