Archive of posts tagged "sfu"

NCAA Basketball at SFU

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Simon Fraser University was a regular Sunday drive destination for my family when I was younger since my it was my father’s alma mater. We used to hike on the mountain’s forest trails, visit the library, and look for the big Christmas tree in Convocation Mall every winter. It’s grown over the years with the […]

Vancouver Icons: SFU Burnaby

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Simon Fraser University opened its doors to students for the very first time 47 years ago this week, on September 9th, 1965. The official opening was presided over by Lord Lovat, whose name was Simon Fraser, and who was the 24th head of the Fraser clan. He told an audience of 5,000 about the Fraser […]

SFU Surrey 10th Anniversary

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SFU Surrey is hosting an open house on Thursday March 1, 2012, in honor of its 10th anniversary. Visitors can enjoy interactive exhibits and activities, live music, learn about SFU’s programs, and enjoy a cupcake with staff, faculty, and students. Photo credit: Team Tanenbaum on Flickr Schedule of Events 4:05pm Official welcome presentation on stage […]

Robbie Burns Marathon Reading at SFU

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Today is Robbie Burns Day, celebrating the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Burns Suppers are usually held January 25th (the anniversary of the Scot’s birthday) and involve whisky, haggis, and reading of Burns’ poetry. Photo credit: rfduck on Flickr This year Simon Fraser University is taking the notion of the Burns Supper one step […]

SFU Gondola Open Houses

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Over the last two years there has been talk of a gondola to transport students up Burnaby Mountain to Simon Fraser University. In recent months, a proposal has been put together and the concept is now up for discussion. Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak2Peak Gondola. Photo credit: Many_Jansen on Flickr Connecting the Production Way SkyTrain station to […]