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#106: The value of joke candidates.

March 25th, 2010 4 Comments

Currently listening to: “For Love and Your Mother’s Sake” – The United Steel Workers of Montreal (The second part of my post-elections rundown.) In this year’s AUS elections, the candidates included an exceedingly high proportion of joke candidates not usually seen in undergraduate society elections. With four fictional Star Wars characters running in the races […]

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#105: Post-election musing

March 23rd, 2010 5 Comments

Currently listening to: “Telephone” – Lady GaGa Now that AUS elections are done and over, perhaps it might finally be appropriate for me to comment briefly on it, and the assorted accompanying drama. But first, let me extend a warm congratulations to next year’s newly elected councillors and executive. With the introduction of a new […]

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March 12th, 2010 Comments Off on #102: VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE!

Currently listening to: “Die Vampire Die” – [title of show] OBCR Undergraduate Society Elections start at 8 am tomorrow! If you’re in Arts, Science, Engineering, or HKIN, exercise your democratic rights and vote at ubcvotes.ca! This time round, I’m running to be your AUS VP External. You’ve read my blog; you know what I’m like […]

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#091: Of delegates, diplomacy, and a dozen other things

January 10th, 2010 2 Comments

Currently listening to: “Elizabeth” – The Dreadnoughts So, it’s been a while. I apologize for the schizophrenic nature of this entry in advance. For the past three days, I’ve been at UBC Model UN (UBCMUN), wading the waters of faux-international diplomacy and (“fair and balanced”) journalism. Representing the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (read: North […]

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#079: Perspective: Where has it gone?

November 27th, 2009 1 Comment

Currently listening to: “Babylon” – Mad Men Season 1 OST So, the UBC blogosphere (and beyond) has been all aflutter about AMS President Blake Frederick’s UN debacle (also, see UBC Insiders for an extensive overview). Quick summary, for your lack of attention spans: basically, Frederick launched a human rights complaint with the UN, claiming that […]