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Two football players in uniform. the one on the left is holding a football on the ground, the one on the right (Elliot) is in the action of kicking the football.

Kristie Elliott becomes first woman in Canada to play and score in a college...

By: Yelin Gemma Lee, News Writer  On September 11, 2021, Kristie Elliott became the first Canadian woman to play and score in a National Collegiate...
Sami Khan wearing a suit on right hand side, leaning against counter behind him. On the counter, a white robot/microscope emits purple light.

SFU researcher aims to advance existing technology to combat climate change

By: Yelin Gemma Lee, News Writer Sami Khan, an assistant professor at SFU’s School of Sustainable Engineering, aims to combat the climate crisis by researching...
Saywell Hall Atrium. Indigenous carving in center of photo

275 faculty and staff call for Indigenous students’ tuition waiver

By: Karissa Ketter, News Writer  Content warning: mention of residential schools in first paragraph Three letters, signed by a total of 275 SFU faculty and staff,...
AQ pond area. Building of AW runs from middle left to middle right hand side. Bottom is AQ pond

Senate Report: September 13, 2021

By: Victoria Lopatka, Staff Writer Motion to Hire 15 Black Faculty at SFU  The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) president Gabe Liosis brought forward the motion to...
Upper left hand corner, big board reads "The Study". Right hand side, a staircase leading up to an entrance

The Study reopens to safely serve the SFU community

By: Yelin Gemma Lee, News Writer The Study Public House in SFU Burnaby’s Maggie Benson Centre has reopened after being closed for 18 months due...
SFU stadium and Terry Fox field in center of photo. Lower bottom center is red with running track

Council Meeting — September 15, 2021

By: Karissa Ketter, News Writer Return to campus concerns voiced President Joy Johnson attended the council meeting to answer councillors’ questions regarding the return to campus...
painting of earth surrounded by a thick rim of black, with drips of black at center bottom. Letters "SFU ACT NOW" is from top left to right on black rim, and letters "SFU350" at bottom of rim

SFU350 paints mural at Convocation Mall to campaign for climate action

By: Nancy La, News Editor Editor's Note: Previously, this article indicated that vice presidents Pochurko and O'Neil endorsed SFU350's motion at the Board of Governor's...
people standing and extending their arms in a circle, their hands meeting in the middle

Community Capacity Building program cohort present equity-focused projects

By: Yelin Gemma Lee, News Writer SFU Public Square and Lifelong Learning partnered to present Equity in Practice: More Stories of Community Capacity Building on September...
foreground is glass, background is empty classroom with green chairs and red writing on whiteboard

SFSS campaigns for SFU to continue recording lectures

By: Yelin Gemma Lee, News Writer During the last week of August, the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) published the Accessible Course Practices (ACP) campaign letter...
Two people, one kneeling down on the left (Dr. Pilarczyk) and one standing on the right. Both holding sand samples in their hands. They are standing on a blue tarp, and there are more sand samples on the tarp

SFU researchers make breakthrough discovery on earthquakes and tsunamis in Greater Tokyo region

By: Tamanna T., Staff Writer SFU earth sciences assistant professor Jessica Pilarczyk leads her team in making a new discovery related to a plate boundary...