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Commemorative plaque returns to SFU Freedom Square

The Freedom Square plaque has been returned to SFU’s Burnaby campus after appearing and disappearing multiple times since its installation 47 years ago. The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) finally managed to track down this elusive piece of SFU history after beginning the search last year. It was restored to Freedom Square earlier this October. […]

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When It Rains, It Pours

The umbrellas, for a brief moment, folded. For many, the largest protest in China in 25 years were as good as finished, and citizens and students alike returned to the hustle and bustle of everyday life in Hong Kong. Small groups punctuated city streets and government buildings, but the throes of thousands passionately protesting for […]

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SFU explores opportunity for satellite campus residences

The possibilities for life in residence at SFU are about to increase significantly. The university is currently considering a new residence building, valued between $15 million and $20 million, near its downtown campuses. SFU has been in conversations with the City of Vancouver and a local developer in the hopes of extending the scope of […]

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Spooky Canada

Ogopogo (British Columbia) Our very own Loch Ness Monster, the Ogopogo is a gigantic sea serpent said to live at the bottom of Lake Okanagan, just shy of Kelowna. The earliest sightings of the sea monster date back centuries — the Okanakane tribe in the area called it Naitaka, which means “lake demon.” Oddly enough, […]

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Vancouver’s Got Game

Press “Start” Until a few years ago, Vancouver was undisputedly the main headquarters of video game production in Canada. Blessed with a huge concentration of talented and passionate developers, our own Hollywood North became one of the video game capitals of the world, attracting hundreds of developers and programmers from across the country to work […]

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Commemorative plaque returns to SFU Freedom Square

The Freedom Square plaque has been returned to SFU’s Burnaby campus after appearing and disappearing multiple times since its installation 47 years ago. The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) finally managed to track down this elusive piece of SFU history after beginning the search last year. It was restored to Freedom Square earlier this October. […]

WEB-Cover copy-Nurzhan Kabdrakhman

When It Rains, It Pours

The umbrellas, for a brief moment, folded. For many, the largest protest in China in 25 years were as good as finished, and citizens and students alike returned to the hustle and bustle of everyday life in Hong Kong. Small groups punctuated city streets and government buildings, but the throes of thousands passionately protesting for […]

WEB-Harbour Center-Anderson Wang

SFU explores opportunity for satellite campus residences

The possibilities for life in residence at SFU are about to increase significantly. The university is currently considering a new residence building, valued between $15 million and $20 million, near its downtown campuses. SFU has been in conversations with the City of Vancouver and a local developer in the hopes of extending the scope of […]

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Students struggle to find parking at Burnaby campus

Trying to find a parking space at SFU Burnaby this fall has become a daily struggle for some students, as the most popular parking lots -— Lots B and C — are often filled to capacity by lunch time. Although those with indoor permits have been largely unaffected, students with outdoor parking passes have complained […]

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Have a Little Faith

Religion. It’s a word that people tend to avoid using; one of those topics that often gets swept under the rug and doesn’t make its way into everyday conversation. I can talk to my best friend about TV shows, what I ate for dinner, and everything in between, but religion is never a part of […]

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Night walk raises safety awareness for women

In order to address the anxiety many women feel when walking or taking transit alone at night, a group of self-identified women went on a walk of solidarity through downtown Vancouver after dark. SFU Women’s Centre held its first Night Walk on Saturday, September 13, which invited self-identified women — including some who had experienced […]

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Reimagining Terry Fox

Terrance “Terry” Fox is the closest thing our country has to a national hero. Think about that for a minute. Our folk hero isn’t a politician and reformer, like George Washington in the United States; nor the leader of a widespread social movement, like Mahatma Gandhi in India; nor a warrior or a prophet, like […]

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Fall Kickoff largest concert yet

With over 1,750 attendees, the Fall Kickoff concert last Friday was one of the biggest events the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) has ever organized. The concert was the third event of this kind that the SFSS has put on within the last year. Acts included electronic artists, LuvLyf, DJ Lazy Rich and Paris & […]

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