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SFU Confessions brings us together in anonymity

“Here’s a confession for you: I definitely follow the SFU Confessions page more closely than I follow the UBC one. Ours is kinda lame.” These are the words of a friend who goes to UBC and also follows the SFU Confessions page religiously. If you’re not aware of what it is, SFU Confessions is a […]

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Light rail transit gets the green light in Surrey

Surrey is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, currently housing 20% of the region’s population. With Surrey’s population expected to exceed that of Vancouver over the next 30 years, the city is looking to upgrade the current transit system to keep up with the growing demand. As part of phase one of the […]

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The introduction of technology into the world of fitness and exercise through devices such as the Apple Watch and the Fitbit, has revolutionized the way that we monitor our progress when we work out. But what if you could obtain that same information without having to wear anything on your wrist? That is what SFU’s […]

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Snowmageddon: A Vancouverite’s guide to dealing with snow

The recent dumping of snow over our city has left Vancouverites feeling defenseless, hopeless, and just plain useless at times. We’re talking about people whose driving skills are even further challenged and grown men fighting over salt. So even though snow isn’t cool, here is a guide on how Vancouverites should decently deal with it. […]

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How to flirt with your cute tutorial partner

University classes offer students the perfect window to find that special somebody, yet they don’t teach you how to effectively flirt with your tutorial or lab partner. So listen up and take good notes. You might not have a stellar GPA, but hey, winning the heart of that cutie is much more important than paying […]

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Pay attention to the SFSS or pay up

If you thought that election talk couldn’t get any worse, I’ve got some news for you: the SFSS is at it again, with another election in our midst. On October 17, the upcoming Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) presidential byelection’s nomination period opened up, meaning that we’re in for another round of student elections to […]

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FOOD FIGHT: Innovation and comfort food don’t always mix

Fable Diner reimagines Main Street with a 1950s flair. Opened in early July, Fable Diner, a spin-off of Kitsilano’s Fable Restaurant, brings an upscale diner experience while maintaining the integrity of a movie-style diner: wooden tables, forest green leather booths, modern white tile, and retro prints. The service was friendly and genuine, even throughout the […]

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Mulan can save China on her own

At 20 years old, I finally watched Mulan for the first time. I was instantly enamoured with this strong heroine who aimed to bring honour to her family by doing the unthinkable: posing as a boy to go fight in a war against the Huns, so that her sick father could stay home and rest. […]

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FOOD FIGHT: Say “aloha” to the Poke Guy

If you ever want to experience a Hawaiian vibe in the middle of Raincouver, ditch the plane tickets and get yourself down to the Poke Guy, located in Gastown. Poke (pronounced po-kay) is raw fish salad served in Hawaiian cuisine. Typically tuna or octopus, poke has expanded to include different proteins like salmon and shrimp. […]

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SFU Student Learning Commons: shaping success

At first glance, SFU’s libraries might look like any other silent study space. Venture a little further, though, and you will find something truly great: students helping students to achieve academic success. This is the Student Learning Commons (SLC), which is celebrating 10 years this year. While the reach of the SLC has grown quite […]

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