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SFU professor discusses “the motherhood penalty” in the workplace

Written by: Karissa Ketter, News Writer “My focus this was to debunk the language of choice that is so often used to frame how...

2021 Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology holds undergraduate conference

Written by: Jaymee Salisi, News Writer  On March 5, 2021 the eleventh annual Faculty of Communication and Technology (FCAT) undergraduate conference was held online. The...

Teaching Student Support Staff Union continues to advocate for research assistants

Written by: Jaymee Salisi, News Writer In 2019, SFU signed a Memorandum of Agreement of Voluntary Recognition with the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) to...

Board Shorts — February 26, 2021

Written by: Jaymee Salisi, News Writer Student Union Building (SUB) reopening plan SFU recently announced plans to reopen in Fall 2021. In preparation, Vice President (VP)...

Clearview AI and 48 Canadian law enforcement agencies violate Canadian privacy laws

Written by: Harvin Bhathal, Features Editor Clearview AI, the US technology company, recently came under scrutiny for their violation of Canadian privacy laws. A joint investigation...

Black Academic Success in Sciences: A Conversation

Written by: Charlene Aviles, Peak Associate  SFU health sciences recently hosted Black Academic Success in Sciences: A Conversation where Black professors and students detailed their...

SFU releases report on Black alumnus arrest

Written by: Michelle Young, News Editor Content warning: descriptions of police violence.  On March 11, president Joy Johnson released a report to the SFU community detailing...

Liberals vote against pharmacare

Written by: Jaymee Salisi, News Writer On February 24, 2021 Parliament voted against Bill C-213, the “Canada Pharmacare Act,” which aimed to provide Canadians with...

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation responds to fuel spill on Tsleil-Waututh territory

Written by: Dev Petrovic, Staff Writer On February 22, the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC), who work to clean marine spills, responded to a fuel...

Disability Day of Mourning remembers those killed by their family and caretakers

Written by: Carter Hemion, Peak Associate  Content warning: discussion of ableism and violence against those with disabilities.  Autistics United Canada and disabled community members hosted the...