Aritro Mukhopadhyay artwork (above) portrays "becoming" by showcasing Buddha's enlightenment with nature

SFSS art expo showcases student talent

A collaboration between a student club, ArtNet, and the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) led to a student-initiated art expo called Becoming. It was hosted on the cloudy evening of the March 21 at the Diamond Alumni Centre at the Burnaby campus. Becoming was an open invitation event aimed at encouraging student engagement in various […]

Woinoski finished in sixth place and got an all-American honour in the 1,650m freestyle at the Division II National Championships.

Tim Woinoski taking his swimming career the extra mile

Tim Woinoski’s swimming endeavours were destined to occur at SFU, given that Woinoski’s history with SFU goes way before his freshman year. Woinoski started swimming competitively in grade 10 and practiced swimming at SFU ever since. “I didn’t look at any other place except SFU when I [was] searching for universities to swim for,” Woinoski […]

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“SFU sustainability” is less about students and more about image

It’s easy to critique someone’s efforts than to actually try to do better. Regardless, I’m going to critique SFU’s recently-launched 20-year Sustainability Vision. As a campus resident, my observations within the past three years have me raising my eyebrows about the sustainability “engagement” that SFU prides itself on. SFU’s visions and goals always end at […]

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Time-saving, life-saving hacks for us SFU slackers

Taking classes at SFU means facing many struggles, such as moving from class to class in a 10-minute span, finding the most apt meal to satiate yourself, and for my fellow Burnaby students, catching the 145 or the 95 without having to wait in line. University kids, you can’t disagree, are always trying to cash […]

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Awareness Week

The Downtown East Side Women’s Memorial March is an annual event that coincides with Valentine’s Day, but celebrates a pressing social issue in Canadian society. February 14, in this light, is a day to remember and a call to action for the 4,000 missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. Ahead of this day, which […]

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Living wireless: the last day in a week from hell

This is the seventh and final post in a week-long web series that documents Preethi’s day-to-day experiences while forgoing a relationship with her cellphone. On my last day of my challenge, I learnt that birds observe us as much as we observe them. This isn’t as random as you think and has been the best […]

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Living wireless: confessions of a phone-oholic

This is the sixth post in a week-long web series that documents Preethi’s day-to-day experiences while forgoing a relationship with her cellphone. Check back daily for the next article. I fell asleep the night before thinking about using my phone. So, it was only natural that I dreamt about it as well. I’m a lucid […]

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Living wireless: Day five has gone from not fun to just sad

This is the fifth post in a week-long web series that documents Preethi’s day-to-day experiences while forgoing a relationship with her cellphone. Check back daily for the next article. In Hindi, five is called “paanch,” and I’m ready to paa(u)nch someone in the face this Monday. I didn’t sleep very well the previous night and […]

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Living wireless: Day four? Has it really only been four days?!

This is the fourth post in a week-long web series that documents Preethi’s day-to-day experiences while forgoing a relationship with her cellphone. Check back daily for the next article. Sunday was unpleasant. I had a lot of things to get done, but procrastination reigned supreme. My left leg hung loosely off the side of my […]

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SFU and the path to a fairtrade campus

SFU being a fair trade campus shouldn’t be news to anyone. In addition to meeting the requirement standards as set by the Canadian Fair Trade Network, SFU has pushed the Starbucks franchises on campus to adopt fairtrade practices on campus. But with any larger initiative comes benefits as well as shortcomings, and SFU’s fair trade […]

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