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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 […]

On This Day in History: SFU Harbour Centre

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On this day in 1989 SFU opened a downtown campus in the old David Spencer’s Department Store building on West Hastings between Seymour and Richards. 1930’s – Spencer’s Department Store. Archives item# CVA 1495-32 Built in 1908 and restructured by 1925, the Spencer’s stores in BC were bought up by Eatons in 1948 and most […]

The Big Book Drive

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The Big Book Drive will take place this Saturday at Lansdowne Mall in Richmond. Spearheaded by an SFU Project Management team, they will be collecting book donations that will go to the Salvation Army’s Family Support Services and other literacy-related programs. Organizer Joseph Choi told me by email: “All books collected will go towards the […]