CiTR Documentaries Episode June 5, 2017

Activists of Academia

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Universities are known to be a hotbed for debate and protest. However, UBC seems to have a complex relationship with activism. In 2013, a string of on-campus sexual assaults were a catalyst for feminist activism on campus. Three years later, an eerily similar situation arose, yet there was relative quiet in terms of student response. What causes this cycle of feminist activism and apathy at UBC, and can it ever be broken?

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