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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

What Grinds our Gears: Icebreaker activities in lectures and tutorials

Written by: Tiffany Chang, SFU Student I’m pretty sure that all SFU students have endured the painfully awkward icebreakers forced upon us by TAs or...

Formula One deserves more credit

Formula One (F1) racing may look just like another motorsport with a bunch of cars driving in a circle making loud noises, but it’s...

The rich classhole

Unless you're footing the bill for your entire lecture, shut up about your parents paying for a victory lap By Alison Roach Photos by Mark Burnham It’s...

Woohoo, Boohoo

Woohoo: Writers There is nothing more precious in this world than an imaginative writer (except for maybe a dancing carnival bear). Filled to brim with...

S-Turing up social media controversy

If you haven’t heard of “America’s most hated man” by now, his name is Martin Shkreli and he is the chief executive of Turing...

Female genital mutilation procedures do not deserve any respect

The argument on behalf of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been happening for thousands of years, as the procedure has been practiced for centuries...

New gene editing technology must proceed with caution

As seems to happen regularly these days, scientific developments have turned science fiction into science fact. It is now feasible for humans to ‘edit’...

Trick and treat

Faking an accident is not the way to win big By Paul Hurst There are those that believe that a car accident = jackpot! Well, despite...

Simon Fraser Brew-niversity

Beer and university go together. They just do. Who hasn’t stayed up late, pint in hand, cramming for a physics final or a history...

Bull$#!+: China treating Internet addiction ‘disorder’ at militant style facilities; eating

China treating Internet addiction ‘disorder’ at militant style facilities By David Ly It’s been highly debated in the psychological associations, but Internet addiction disorder (IAD) isn’t...