19.2 C
Burnaby
Friday, July 10, 2020

Students don’t have time for extra assigned readings

By: Michelle Young, Staff Writer While weekly readings are a valuable resource that provide context, perspectives, and research material to students, they are also very time-consuming....

More students should challenge themselves in academic writing

By: Harvin Bhathal, Peak Associate Writing papers is either the bane of an undergraduate student’s existence or, for the few like me, it’s an experience that...

Students shouldn’t have to sacrifice security for credits

Update (15/06/2020): This article has been updated to clarify Zoom's encryption and law enforcement cooperation policies. By: Michelle Young, Staff Writer Ever since classes scrambled to put...

What Grinds Our Gears: I’m out-pacing my computer with these datasets

By: Nathan Tok, Peak Associate As I am writing this, my laptop is labouriously trying to load some data files for a class. And it...

Opinions in Dialogue: Systemic change can’t happen without racial solidarity

By: Kelly Chia, Features Editor; Meera Eragoda, Arts Editor; Nicole Magas, Opinions Editor Introduction 2020 has been a difficult year for a number of racialized communities. The...

Canada isn’t the moral haven some want to claim it is

By: Madeleine Chan, Staff Writer A few weeks ago, #MeanwhileInCanada was trending on Twitter with people comparing the anti-racism protests (fronted by George Floyd’s murder) to...

Student criticism of SFU’s Town Hall is misdirected and unproductive

By: Nicole Magas, Opinions Editor On May 26, SFU Student Services hosted an hour-long virtual Town Hall to address some of the most prevalent student concerns...

What Grinds Our Gears: Giving attitude to workers is a non-essential service

By: Juztin Bello, Copy Editor I’m standing in line outside of a restaurant waiting to pick up some food my family ordered — making sure to...

There is no safe reopening without robust health order enforcement

By: Manisha Sharma, SFU Student As BC slowly reopens, many are keen to get back to the lives we had before the pandemic forced us into...

Helping our communities means buying local — especially during a pandemic

By: Devana Petrovic, Staff Writer Most people can probably agree that it’s been a heavy couple of months: social restrictions, event cancellations, and the overwhelming pressures...