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SFU breaks Burns reading marathon records

By Michael Brophy Robbie Burns Day returns to SFU with bagpipes, haggis, rapping, and a poetry-reading marathon Does listening to Scottish literature for four hours sound...

Petter highlights shift of global R&D from North America to Asia

By Graham Cook At a board of governors meeting last week, President Andrew Petter addressed the importance of a liaison between Simon Fraser University and...

University Briefs

By Ariane Madden Recovered UVic hardware comes with strange apology A piece of financially sensitive hardware that had been stolen from the University of Victoria’s administrative...

Rio: no more flicks?

By Sam Reynolds The projectors may not be out for long at East Vancouver’s only movie theatre. In a statement to the press, Solicitor General Shirley...

‘Extinct’ monkey rediscovered by scientists

By Alison Roach SFU PhD student Brent Loken 'accidentally' finds rare monkey while searching for the Bornean clouded leopard A monkey thought for years to be...

SFU wrestling earns five medals in Oregon

By Adam Ovenell-Carter It’s no secret that SFU’s wrestling team builds success. It starts with head coach Mike Jones, who was recently inducted into the...

Police seek help identifying potential witnesses

By Sahira Memon Photos released regarding the death of Maple Batalia On January 13 the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) requesting help from the SFU community...

Survey begins search for WebCT replacement

By David Dyck University looking for a general assessment from student body Last week, SFU launched a survey to gauge student opinion on a new Learning...

TransLink pushes back gondola project

By Graham Cook Fiscal concerns raised in business report Following the sentiment of a recent business report, TransLink has decided to put a hold on the...

SFU researcher looks for creativity in texts

By David Dyck Guilbault compares text messages to graffiti Christian Guilbault, an SFU researcher in the French department, in collaboration with the University of Ottawa and...