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Valorie Crooks discusses neighborhood vulnerability to COVID-19

Written by: Karissa Ketter, News Writer Health geographer Dr. Valorie Crooks was featured as the guest speaker for SFU’s February 24 Lunch ‘n’ Learn, which...

Graduate Student Society holds 2021 annual general meeting

Written by: Jaymee Salisi, News Writer  On February 23, 2021, the SFU Graduate Student Society (GSS) held their annual general meeting over Zoom. The event...

Russian and Iranian internet trolls caused political interference in Canada’s 2015 election

By: Karissa Ketter, News Writer  SFU assistant professor Dr. Ahmed Al-Rawi is leading The Disinformation Project to study the effects of international state-run trolls. These...

Data breach exposes SFU users’ personally identifiable information

Written by: Jaymee Salisi, News Writer On February 3, 2021, there was an eight-minute data breach from an SFU server. IT services discovered the attack...

Matthias Danninger named Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in experimental particle physics

Written by: Alex Masse, Staff Writer Matthias Danninger is one of several new Canada Research Chairs elected in 2020 from SFU, who will receive funding...

The SFSS Council campaigns for student union meeting spaces following eviction notice

by Kyla Dowling, Staff Writer The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) Council launched a campaign to ensure student unions have accessible and permanent access to...

SFU associate professor Jiguo Cao renewed as Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

by Jaymee Salisi, News Writer Initially nominated in 2015 for Tier 1 of the program, Jiguo Cao was renewed as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair...

SFU and Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre collaborate to decarbonize BC’s industrial sectors through cleantech

by Jaymee Salisi, News Writer Foresight Cleantech Accelerator and SFU will work together to support the development of BC cleantech. This project will be funded by...

Ban the Bottle bars plastic water bottles from campus

by Karissa Ketter, News Writer A project three years in the making, Ban the Bottle, a collaboration with Re-use for Good,  banned plastic water bottles across...

SFU Board of Governors appoints new chair and deputy chair

by Karissa Ketter, News Writer Newly appointed Board of Governors (BOG) chair James Stewart and deputy chair Angie Hall discussed their ideas to improve SFU...