TAPS

Special committee to begin AMS service TAPS investigation

In response to the TAPS training week incident labelled as ‘hazing’ that occurred in late August, the TAPS Special Committee tasked with investigating has finalized their terms of reference for conducting its investigation.Continue...

Campus service hazing results in student hospitalizations and vandalism

Sitting in his office in the AMS bunker on Wednesday morning, Vice President (Operations) Dave Walker held a list in his hands. “I mean, if we’re going to address the elephant in the room, this was disgusting, and it was hazing," he said.Continue...

Decision to cancel all TAPS socials for the year reversed

On Dec. 4, The AMS Pub Services (TAPS) ended a tumultuous semester for their service on a high note — with a reversal of a previous AMS Board decision, which cancelled any socials for the year, and what Vice President (Operations) Dave Walker called a “well-deserved” afternoon.Continue...

AMS Corporate General Special Meeting evaluates budgets for coming year

On Nov 11, heads of the various AMS services gathered for their annual Corporate General Special Meeting. During the event in Goodes Hall, the budgets of each sector were opened up and explained for all in attendance to discuss.Continue...

AMS appoints new TAPS head manager following training week incident

After this year’s TAPS training week took a turn for the worse, the pub service’s head manager exited her position, and the AMS was left with the task of finding a suitable replacement.Continue...

AMS Assembly addresses TAPS debacle and workplace harassment

Student leaders convene for first official meeting of the yearContinue...

Letters to the Editors: September 20

Re: TAPS services to be locked for HoCo

Dear Editors,

I was not surprised to hear allegations of hazing coming towards the TAPS management. Many of the steps...Continue...

AMS Board reverses Homecoming decision, TAPS manager leaves position

On Sept. 19, the Alma Mater Society Board of Directors reversed a decision they made days before to close the AMS Pub Services (TAPS) during Homecoming and Frost Week due to a social event where a list was provided to staff to complete that included binge-drinking and dangerous activities.Continue...

TAPS services to be locked for HoCo

For the weeks surrounding Homecoming and Frost Week this year, Queen’s Pub and The Underground will have their doors locked shut, following a hardline decision by the AMS Board of Directors.Continue...

Accountability in actions, not just words

Although the AMS is commendable for their willingness to take accountability for the hazing that sent two TAPS employees to the hospital, the real test of their accountability will be the actions following.Continue...

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