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Co-op: The Perfect Antidote for An SFU Mid-Life Crisis

Posted  February 2, 2016  by  Fiona Leung

Like many third year undergraduate students, I was going through an SFU mid-life crisis; a time in which the fear of not being able to land a field-related job after graduation was ever more prevalent. Thankfully, joining the SFU cooperative education program was the perfect antidote as it provided me the skills and resume boosting work experience needed to ensure a successful future out of university.

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Tech Troubled Films for Our Surveillance Age: Deep Web

Posted  June 9, 2015  by  Megan Jones

With the 1936 film Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin introduced a witty, scathing take on the effects of mass technology, and indeed, the type of life we forge with it has become a central preoccupation to our modern world. Film remains at the forefront of this conversation, not only for the speed and power of its [...]

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“Find a Job You Love” —But What if I Don’t?

Posted  June 4, 2015  by  Lindsay Wu

[Source] “You can be anything you want when you grow up” is one of the first promises we’re equipped with when entering the academic world. At such a curious and floundering age, these words sparked excitement as we anticipated the vision that one day we could be veterinarians! Firefighters! And tall enough to grab the [...]

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5 Things to Do on a Single Valentine’s Day

Posted  February 13, 2015  by  Dalena Nguyen

While it could be argued that many holidays are nothing but Hallmark cash grabs, I would argue that Valentine’s Day is the biggest offender. Look at it this way – if you really love someone, you should be showing it to them not only on February 14th, but every single day you’re with them (cue sappy awws). Can [...]

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Usher's ode to the lost tradition of the B-Side is not just good Usher, it's good. Period.
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Music Review: Usher – Clueless

Posted  January 27, 2015  by  Megan Jones

While we wait for the new UR album, Usher’s team has got him dropping obnoxious singles like I Don’t Mind, and his manager and business partner Grace Miguel somehow found a new place for bling on her fourth finger. Who would have ever thought Usher would stoop to the old “we’re engaged” publicity stunt just [...]

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Co-op: The Perfect Antidote for An SFU Mid-Life Crisis

Posted  February 2, 2016  by  Fiona Leung

Like many third year undergraduate students, I was going through an SFU mid-life crisis; a time in which the fear of not being able to land a field-related job after graduation was ever more prevalent. Thankfully, joining the SFU cooperative education program was the perfect antidote as it provided me the skills and resume boosting work experience needed to ensure a successful future out of university.

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Tech Troubled Films for Our Surveillance Age: Deep Web

Posted  June 9, 2015  by  Megan Jones

With the 1936 film Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin introduced a witty, scathing take on the effects of mass technology, and indeed, the type of life we forge with it has become a central preoccupation to our modern world. Film remains at the forefront of this conversation, not only for the speed and power of its [...]

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“Find a Job You Love” —But What if I Don’t?

Posted  June 4, 2015  by  Lindsay Wu

[Source] “You can be anything you want when you grow up” is one of the first promises we’re equipped with when entering the academic world. At such a curious and floundering age, these words sparked excitement as we anticipated the vision that one day we could be veterinarians! Firefighters! And tall enough to grab the [...]

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Tech Troubled Films for Our Surveillance Age: The Captive

Posted  May 16, 2015  by  Megan Jones

With the 1936 film Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin introduced a witty, scathing take on the effects of mass technology, and, indeed, the type of life we forge with it has become a central preoccupation to our modern world. Film remains at the forefront of this conversation, not only for the speed and power of its [...]

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5 Things to Do on a Single Valentine’s Day

Posted  February 13, 2015  by  Dalena Nguyen

While it could be argued that many holidays are nothing but Hallmark cash grabs, I would argue that Valentine’s Day is the biggest offender. Look at it this way – if you really love someone, you should be showing it to them not only on February 14th, but every single day you’re with them (cue sappy awws). Can [...]

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