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SFSS elections heat up

Last week’s SFSS debates kicked off not with a bang, but with a chuckle. At least, that’s what many in attendance were tweeting throughout...

SFU observatory hosts Pluto viewing party

Simon Fraser University’s Trottier Observatory was alight with activity on July 14. Dozens of people gathered late at night to celebrate the unprecedented close-up pictures...

Landslide that took 30 lives in Washington could happen here

An SFU professor claims that a series of devastating landslides that struck the town of Oso, WA on March 22, causing numerous fatalities and...

Canada announces funding to assist post-secondary students during COVID-19 pandemic

Written by: Paige Riding, News Writer On April 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) action plan to provide approximately...

Council Meeting: December 16, 2020

Written by: Jaymee Salisi, News Writer  SFSS discusses the arrest of SFU alumnus On December 16, 2020 the SFSS Council gathered over Zoom to vote on...

University Briefs

Ryerson collects over $125,000 on student phone fees Students living in residence at Ryerson University are required to pay $156 a year for an...

New study suggests pollution is the culprit in 16 per cent of deaths worldwide

By: Nathaniel Tok Pollution is the leading environmental cause of death and disease, according to a recent study. SFU health sciences professor Bruce Lanphear is the...

Researchers join Canadian team to study dementia

Three SFU researchers have joined a new Canadian initiative to address the problems posed to the individual and society by disorders such as dementia. Over...

SFU receives $3.5 million in funding for social sciences and humanities

As far as Vice President Research Mario Pinto is concerned, “Social sciences and humanities rock at SFU.” The university recently received a total of...

Board Shorts

SFSS Women’s Day Video Project The SFSS passed an amendment to put $790 toward the Women’s Day Video Project, which is to be shown...