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Diaspora conference connects SFU with its Scottish heritage

SFU was well represented at a conference in Edinburgh from July 4 to 6 that looked at the Scottish diaspora, and its effects both...

SFU career services develops job-seeking guide for transgender students

The creation of a guide to assist transgender students in their search for employment is underway at SFU career services. It is intended to address...

Philosopher’s Café honoured, celebrates 15th anniversary

SFU’s popular program given an award for Best Practices in Higher Education By Alison Roach SFU’s Philosophers’ Cafe celebrates its 15th anniversary this Feb. 28, and...

SFU student could be Canada’s first quadriplegic model

Jessica Kruger is breaking boundaries in her pursuit to become the face of Something Sweet By Alison Roach Photos by Bill Hawley *See update below SFU student Jessica Kruger is...

SFU researchers develop novel method for predicting hockey performance

A software program designed by two computing science researchers has proven successful in predicting player performance. When sport scouts look for young talent, they...

UN IPCC report highlights effects of 1.5°C increase in average global temperatures

Written by: Nathaniel Tok, Peak Associate   The United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a special report titled Global Warming of 1.5°C, detailing...

University Briefs

UBC Theatre and Film sells old costumes for Halloween Students looking for unique disguises to wear this October 31 were invited to Freddy Wood Theatre...

“Not-a-Party” election party celebrates nonpartisan politics

In what comedian Charlie Demers referred to as “the most positive use of an old porno theatre,” the Not-a-Party Election Party lit up the...

SFSS candidates announced

By David Dyck This year’s general elections see new slate and President McCann running for URO The candidates for this year’s Simon Fraser Student Society were...

Six deaths in a shooting at the Islamic cultural centre of Quebec City

By: Manon Busseron The images released by the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec show bullet marks and blood on the walls. Last Sunday, the mosque...