SFU students are sending a tiny centrifuge into space. It could help long-haul astronauts stay healthy
The model is only a couple of inches in diameter, while the full-scale version they hope to fit future spacecrafts with would have a two-metre radius.
February 18, 2022
The vast majority of that money ($136.6 million) is coming from the BC government, with BCIT covering the rest of the bill.
January 28, 2022
The Beacon asked the BC Ministry of Education if it plans to release attendance data in a similar fashion to Ontario, which publishes school absence and closure data each morning at 10:30am.
January 21, 2022
BCITFSA president Colin Jones wants some clarity on the level of autonomy that BCIT has in making its own decisions when it comes to education delivery.
January 10, 2022
Education minister Jennifer Whiteside said the threshold to trigger a notification to school communities would be if attendance is 10% below the normal rate for that time of year.
December 7, 2021
Research assistants joined the Teaching Support Staff Union in November 2019, and the university agreed to recognize all RAs as SFU employees. But the union says nearly two-thirds still aren't recognized
November 10, 2021
The Burnaby school board decided not to impose a COVID vaccine mandate at the district, citing consultations with Fraser Health.
November 2, 2021
SFU has committed to full divestment from fossil fuels by 2025, just as a group of students planned to launch a hunger strike to advocate for such a commitment.
October 26, 2021
A group of students are planning to hold a hunger strike on Nov 1 to pressure the university to commit to full divestment by 2025.