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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Point / Counterpoint: Are social media enthusiasts ruining hiking for everyone else?

No, social media isn't the problem By Alannah Wallace Recently, complaints about crowding on BC trails such as Joffre Lakes and Garibaldi have skyrocketed. Places that...

Get cracking with cancer fighting eggs

Genetically modified chicken eggs may cure some cancers in the near future By Kristina Charania Photos by Kjetil Ree In every child’s life, there is at least...

New anti-spam laws aren’t all they’re cracked up to be

For Canada Day, our country’s Parliament gave Canadians a birthday present: an anti-spam legislation that would ensure electronic users have the option to free...

Why your New Year’s resolutions keep failing

So, we’re a few days into 2016. Have you been keeping up with your new year’s resolutions? You might be doing well so far,...

Jamie Oliver, leave a child’s diet alone

This Christmas I sat down, flipped on my TV, and engulfed myself in the guilty delights of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food series....

SFU Snap has so much potential, but its bugs need to be fixed first

By: Kelly Chia, Staff Writer Oh, SFU Snap.  This app tries its best, but has fallen short so much that it’s often my last resort instead...

“Fake news” is a threat to democracy, but not in the way Donald Trump...

By: Alex Bloom How many times have you heard the term “fake news” in 2018 alone? I’m sure you read that in your worst Donald Trump...

Trans* theory is for everyone

Readers who saw my last column will recall its focus on treating trans* people respectfully. One important concept I did not explain, however, is...

Accepting my introversion

One of the principal differences between introverts and extroverts lies in where they draw their energy from. Extroverts are energized by external sources making...

Is our language becoming reductive?

It’s not unusual to see someone plugged into an electronic device in the form of a smartphone or laptop. We are in an age...