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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Survey compensation is a must

by Victor Tran, SFU Student Once in a while, students get emails asking them to complete surveys for SFU, external companies, and even other students....

What Grinds Our Gears: People staying silent as I get misgendered

by Meera Eragoda, Copy Editor I am non-binary and I use they/them/theirs pronouns which most people are on board with. Of course, I am very...

Opinions in Dialogue: Why are pronouns so important?

by Madeleine Chan, Jacob Mattie, and introduction by Dev Petrovic Incorporating the introduction of personal pronouns on day-to-day occasions has become increasingly normalized. The sharing...

Research assistants need healthcare and SFU’s labour practices need reform

by Emma Jean, Staff Writer Over the past month, the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) has been circulating a petition that demands research assistants (RAs)...

Martin Scorsese is right about Marvel

by Genevieve Cheng, SFU Student Director Martin Scorsese became the pinnacle of controversy on social media in November 2019 with his New York Times op-ed...

Self-help books are valuable — if used properly

by Victor Tran, SFU Student Self-help books are filled with words that can promise accomplishments like becoming a productivity superhero and gaining financial independence. This...

Anyone can be a gamer, regardless of genre

by Charlene Aviles, Peak Associate When I hear the phrase “video games,” first and third person shooter games often come to mind — the Entertainment...

A minimum voter threshold for SFSS elections should be required

by Gurleen Aujla, Peak Associate Another round of SFSS elections is complete, and I congratulate all of the successful candidates, but something about the results...

SFU needs to take greater measures to protect our data

by Nancy La, SFU Student SFU prides itself on keeping its community safe from harm, yet its cybersecurity (or the lack thereof) paints a different...

What Grinds Our Gears: The gondola getting more attention than the pipeline expansion

by Madeleine Chan, Opinions Editor Ever since a Burnaby Mountain gondola seemed like a very real possibility, broadcast news, web, and social media have been...