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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The rise of Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential elections

The 2017 French general elections saw the defeat of the two major parties of France and the emergence of two new personalities. On the...

NDP Leadership Race Gets Underway

By: Benjamin Mussett As the federal Conservative leadership race grows increasingly contentious with name-calling and allegations of cheating, the federal New Democratic Party (NDP) leadership...

Defeat of the far-right candidate in Dutch general elections

By: Manon Busseron Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s party won the general elections held in the Netherlands on Wednesday, March 15. These elections were particularly important in...

Green Party at SFU welcomes party leader Elizabeth May

By: Olivia Roberts This past Friday, the SFU Greens hosted Green Party leader Elizabeth May, who is also the Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands. May discussed...

SFU is saving athletes one sticker at a time

For many years, concussions were something sports coaches, and even doctors knew little about in regards to long-term repercussions. Back in 2002, Dr. Bennet...

Protest organized for Trump Tower opening in Vancouver

By: Benjamin Mussett With Trump comes controversy. The same can now be said for the opulent buildings which bear his name. Following a fairly rocky...

cLab research finds a new way to connect long-distance couples

Long-distance relationships are about to become a lot more intimate, with the help of some new technologies coming out of SFU. Carman Neustaedter, associate professor...

Ontario judge stands up with residential school survivors

By: Manon Busseron Canada failed to protect thousands of Indigenous childrens’ cultural identities during the “1960s Scoop,” Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba stated. After an eight-year...

Trump’s historic pick for Education Secretary

By: Benjamin Mussett Despite a fight from Senate Democrats, Betsy DeVos, a wealthy Republican party donor and school-reform advocate, was confirmed as education secretary this...

Liberal party withdraws commitment to electoral reform

By: Benjamin Mussett This past week Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government formally reneged on their campaign promise to reform the federal electoral system. Following a recent...