When UBC stopped liquor service at Koerner’s Pub in late March, it seemed to come out of the blue. It would have taken quite a bit of foresight to predict a possible shutdown of Koerner’s might be on the horizon… The Pub has had two under-age drinking incidents in the 2008-2009 period and a contravention […]

Most of y’all have heard by last Friday that the Koerner’s Pub liquor license has been suspended by the UBC Treasury/Legal departments. In response, Koerner’s still has its doors open, but the taps are dry. According to a memo, the license was suspended because of two incidents this month. The first incident, a drunk underaged […]

GSS Executive Elections 2010

Posted by: | January 20, 2010 | Comments Off on GSS Executive Elections 2010

Nominations for GSS executive positions closed yesterday. Candidate lists and events lists after the jump.

AMS elections aren’t the only game in town right now. The GSS is also gearing up now for their executive elections this month. Are you graduate student? Are you interested in helping your fellow graduate students and representing them at the University, Government, and public level? If so… The Graduate Student Society (GSS) of UBC-Vancouver […]

GSS Needs a Sober Second Thought

Posted by: | December 10, 2009 | 1 Comment

It is with great sadness that we report the GSS has stopped the service of free beer at their council meetings. This motion was passed this evening: WHEREAS provision of drink tickets will facilitate further socializing of Council members at Koerner’s Pub, encourage shorter meetings, and encourage Councillor attendance until the completion of Council meeting […]

Children vs. Liquor

Posted by: | September 21, 2009 | 2 Comments

Tagged: Massive Failures in Communication UBC’s Graduate Student Society (GSS), to put it bluntly, is dysfunctional. This in itself is not news since this has been the situation for some time now. However, the entire situation reached a new low at their last council meeting. What happened may not have been the most scandalous of […]

Koerner’s Pub Patio Project

Posted by: | July 31, 2009 | Comments Off on Koerner’s Pub Patio Project

At the last GSS Council meeting on July 23, 2009, a plan to expand Koerner’s Pub came up for council approval. However, before it could be dealt with quorum was lost for the third month in a row and no decision could be made. This project has been on the table for quite a while […]

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