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Saturday, September 26, 2020

SF-ood

After a 50-year food fight, can changes to SFU food services really make the cut? By Ariane Madden Photos By Mark Burnham It's 5:21 p.m. on a Tuesday,...

The danger of trying to be happy when you’re fat

By Clinton Hallahan Living obese is like a couple of ambulances screeching by, sirens on fire. Those ambulances don’t affect you presently, but knowing that...

Climate reporting heats up debate over oil sands

By Erika Zell Photo by By Mark Burnham Oil sands advocates may have been given some unexpected fuel for their fire this month, with the release of...

Something rotten in the state of Greece

By Reid Standish   Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. - Hamlet Act...

Canada’s apartheid

Are we 20 years behind South Africa? By Christopher Nichols I'm sitting on a metal bunk in a medium-security prison in South Africa as I write this. ...

“Ordinary Canadians don’t care about the arts”

How arts organizations in B.C. are impacted by funding cuts, and why they aren’t giving up By Esther Tung Photos By Mark Burnham It’s official — arts and...

Fat happiness: Is it wrong to be fat?

By Ljudmila Petrovic As a child, Kalamity Hildebrandt was put on diet pills by her doctor in order to lose weight. By age nine she...

Blood on our hands: How the international community has failed the Syrian people

By Gustavo Destro In February, 1982, Hafez al-Assad ordered his army to besiege and shell the city of Hama in order to quell an uprising...

The Surrey stigma: The city we love to hate

By Kelly Thoreson “I heard that Surrey was not the nicest place. It wasn’t a place you wanted to go to,” said Ella Sargent, a...

“I don’t know how to use a condom” & other tales of how...

I thought I had pooped my pants, but who poops their pants in the fifth grade? I didn’t remember going to the bathroom that day,...