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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Four things that clubs can do to make joining easier

By: Feven Ephraim, SFU Student For many who attend SFU, student life on campus seems nearly nonexistent. One often repeated reason for this is that...

Research assistants aren’t represented as university employees — here’s why they should be

By: Alison Wick, Peak Associate In 2016 SFU created its 2020 Strategic Research Plan, outlining why, where, and how the university intends to grow as...

We need to stop e-cigarette use before it ruins a generation like tobacco did

Editor's note: This piece has been updated to reflect the fact that Juul does not advertise to youth or intend its product for youth...

Vancouver’s QS World University Ranking isn’t all that it seems

By: Nicole Magas, Opinions Editor Vancouver’s grades are in and it has been given a mark of 71.6% as a student city by the QS World...

Election rundown: Scheer’s unclear stance on same-sex marriage and abortion leaves voters confused

By: Kelly Grounds, Peak Associate The October 21 federal election is fast approaching and the party campaigns are heating up. The Liberals have taken aim...

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...

What grinds our gears: Lengthy introductions are a mind-numbing way to waste class time

By: Nicole Magas, Opinions Editor Hello, my name is Nicole. I’m in my fourth year. There’s nothing particularly interesting about me. My major is “very...

Dear Professor, give us a heads-up on what we’re signing up for

By: Ana Staskevich, Staff Writer Many professors have a “tough shit” approach to complaints about course workloads. If you want to do well in your studies,...

Is first past the post really the best for Canada’s voting system?

By: Gabrielle McLaren and Nicole Magas. Introduction and conclusion by Winona Young, Head Staff Writer When it comes to politics, should we be deciding who to...

What Grinds Our Gears: Respect thy neighbour, noisy dorm residents

By: Lubaba Mahmud, Staff Writer Dear rude neighbour: of course we all love our music, buddy. But while we’re at it, can we show our neighbours...