15.6 C
Burnaby
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Putin’s Games

It was -25 degrees Celsius on December 23, 2013 when Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the punk rock advocacy group Pussy Riot, was granted...

Pills, Pills, Pills: The Growing Concern Around “Study Drugs”

By Shannon Palus “I hate that people take ADHD medications to study,” says Katie Ellston*, halfway through our first round of raspberry blondes on a...

Lectures, and laptops, oh my! The changing face of student productivity

By Sol Kauffman It’s 3 p.m. on a Monday and I’m sitting in my afternoon writing lecture. The professor has been reviewing PowerPoint slides for...

The finals countdown

Midterms may be over, but finals are just around the corner. If you’re on top of your life, you’re probably already beginning to study....

Pipe Dream

The Enbridge Pipeline's questionable safety measures By Marcus Waddington When Michelle Barland Smith woke up one morning in July 2010 in Battlecreek, Michigan — a small...

What if being a student paid minimum wage?

By: Gabrielle McLaren, Features Editor Participants: Hannah Davis, Mishaa Khan, Gabrielle McLaren, Sakina Nazarali, and Amena Salman. Have you ever filled in a form and...

Weirdest research at SFU

Built on top of a mountain blanketed in fog, SFU was destined to have a mysterious, at times almost eerie, feel. Flash forward 50...

Struggling to eat on welfare

By Haida Arsenault Antolick and Peter Driftmier B.C. government policy leaves poor people no option but to eat poorly. With a social assistance rate that allows for...

$5 a Day Challenge: Starving for sustainable solutions

This is the final post in a week-long web series that documents Kevin Rey’s experiences living off of $5 worth of food a day....

Hamish and Jo’s adventures in France: Still no schoolwork, but a new continent!

By: Hamish Clinton and Jozsef Varga  Much has changed since our last update. For starters, we have not cut our hair in several months. In...