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AI summer camp aims to encourage high school girls to get involved in STEM

By: Amal Javed Abdullah, Staff Writer   The SFU Faculty of Applied Sciences held Invent the Future, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) summer camp, to encourage girls...

SFU researchers shed light on smart charging and the cause of SIDS

By: Agnetha de Sa, Peak Associate   Smart charging isn’t as transformative as predicted In a new study published by Dr. Jonn Axsen, Associate Professor from...

First Nations studies granted departmental status

By Graham Cook Upgrade means greater financial autonomy and increased enrolment for First Nations studies Following a recent SFU senate decision, the First Nations studies program...

Board Shorts

Board approves $1,860 to send four members to the student union conference held by UBC AMS At the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) Board of...

20-year aging study begins

 By Alison Roach SFU Surrey-based project will evaluate the effects of age Beginning in April, the SFU Surrey campus has become home to an extensive study...

SFU found guilty of bargaining in bad faith

BC Labour Relations Board sides with CUPE 3338 in claim against the university By Alison Roach Photos by Mark Burnham Last Monday, the BC Labour Relations Board...

SFU professor provides free toolkit for detecting cancer-causing gas in household settings

Simon Fraser University’s Citizen Scientist project is providing free radon-testing kits to households in the Greater Vancouver area. These testing kits are capable of...

Harper pushes pipeline in Kelowna

VANCOUVER (CUP) — Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in Kelowna, BC, the weekend of Sept. 14 for a national caucus meeting, as well as...

National security law for Hong Kong approved by China

Written by: Michelle Young, Staff Writer China has approved a new bill to criminalize secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in Hong Kong. The law...

No ruffled feathers at Vancouver’s mass pillow fight

Pillows were fluffed and feathers flew at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 as hundreds of Vancouverites gathered in the rain outside the Vancouver...