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(File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Promised new SFU Surrey medical school to be ready by 2026, B.C. announces

Province announced new injection of up to $4.9 million on Nov. 28

 

West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) was honoured for this senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. (SFU Red Leafs/Contributed)

West Kelowna SFU star receives all-conference honour

Beselt finished his career with 98 catches for 1,317 yards, and nine touchdowns in 32 games.

 

Langley golfer Chloe Tran opened both the season and her collegiate career by winning women’s golf player of the week at the True North Classic in Richmond Sept 12-13. (Wilson Wong/Simon Fraser Red Leafs)

Langley’s Chloe Tran launches collegiate career by taking GNAC golfer of the week award

SFU Red Leafs team member competed as individual in True North Classic

  • Oct 3, 2022
Langley golfer Chloe Tran opened both the season and her collegiate career by winning women’s golf player of the week at the True North Classic in Richmond Sept 12-13. (Wilson Wong/Simon Fraser Red Leafs)
Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. man ‘will do everything’ to keep Terry Fox’s legacy alive

Bill Vigars, who was Fox’s publicist during historic Marathon of Hope, spoke at SFU Surrey

Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. Two years after dumping their controversial Clan nickname, Simon Fraser University’s sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Two years after dumping the Clan, Simon Fraser teams will be known as the Red Leafs

Red Leafs will debut their new look with a launch party on Thursday

Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. Two years after dumping their controversial Clan nickname, Simon Fraser University’s sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
This image provided by Simon Fraser University shows a single T centre qubit in the silicon lattice (render), which supports the first single spin to ever be optically observed in silicon. Researchers have made a breakthrough in quantum technology development that has the potential to leave today’s supercomputers in the dust, opening the door to advances in fields including medicine, chemistry, cybersecurity and others that have been out of reach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Simon Fraser University

Old computer technology points the way to future of quantum computing

Simon Fraser University researchers find way to create quantum computing processors in silicon chips

This image provided by Simon Fraser University shows a single T centre qubit in the silicon lattice (render), which supports the first single spin to ever be optically observed in silicon. Researchers have made a breakthrough in quantum technology development that has the potential to leave today’s supercomputers in the dust, opening the door to advances in fields including medicine, chemistry, cybersecurity and others that have been out of reach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Simon Fraser University
Sophomore Jordan Schmidt (left) and freshman Felix Allen were among a dozen SFU competitors named to the 2021-22 Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men’s Track and Field All-Academic Team. (SFU)

Two Langley athletes make honours list for combined athletic and academic accomplishments

Now at SFU, both were onR.E. Mountain team which won the B.C. provincial cross-country championship

Sophomore Jordan Schmidt (left) and freshman Felix Allen were among a dozen SFU competitors named to the 2021-22 Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men’s Track and Field All-Academic Team. (SFU)
A woman wears a vaccinated sticker after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in Richmond, B.C., April 10, 2021. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccine uptake by young adults in the province with the release of a new COVID-based game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. researchers develop game to address vaccine concerns among young adults

COVID Chronicles looks to meet people where they’re at and build trust

A woman wears a vaccinated sticker after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in Richmond, B.C., April 10, 2021. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccine uptake by young adults in the province with the release of a new COVID-based game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
People take part in a climate change protest in Montreal, Nov. 21, 2020. A new project by a team of Simon Fraser University researchers aims to build a tool by monitoring social media that can determine Canadians’ climate distress in real time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

B.C. researchers developing tool to measure climate distress in real time

Social media data will be key to Simon Fraser University team’s multi-year work

People take part in a climate change protest in Montreal, Nov. 21, 2020. A new project by a team of Simon Fraser University researchers aims to build a tool by monitoring social media that can determine Canadians’ climate distress in real time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Langley’s Neil McKinlay, seen here playing for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, described his induction into the Simon Fraser University (SFU) athletic hall of fame as a “privilege” and “great honour” at the April 6 athletic awards ceremony. (File)

VIDEO: Langley’s Neil McKinlay inducted into SFU hall of fame

Linebacker thanks teammates, coaches and family for ‘great honour’

Langley’s Neil McKinlay, seen here playing for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, described his induction into the Simon Fraser University (SFU) athletic hall of fame as a “privilege” and “great honour” at the April 6 athletic awards ceremony. (File)
Canadians aged 65+ are experiencing higher levels of depression and loneliness since the pandemic began, according to a Simon Fraser University study. (Credit: Pixabay)

Loneliness, depression on the rise among older adults amid pandemic: B.C. study

Women aged 65 to 74 reported 67 per cent increase in loneliness, according to study

Canadians aged 65+ are experiencing higher levels of depression and loneliness since the pandemic began, according to a Simon Fraser University study. (Credit: Pixabay)
As ‘cliche’ as it sounds, Evan Dyce wants to use his education and his life to make a difference in the world, and he hopes the $80,000 scholarship to Simon Fraser University will aid in that. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Aspiring to make a difference – scholarship makes it possible

Grade 12 student Evan Dyce believes $80K towards post-secondary will change his future

  • Apr 8, 2022
As ‘cliche’ as it sounds, Evan Dyce wants to use his education and his life to make a difference in the world, and he hopes the $80,000 scholarship to Simon Fraser University will aid in that. (Special to The Star)
Simon Fraser University students staged a protest as the university returned to in-person learning Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. (SFU Student Walkout)

SFU students stage walkout over return to in-class learning as Omicron continues to spread

More than 4,400 people have signed a petition calling on university to allow online learning

Simon Fraser University students staged a protest as the university returned to in-person learning Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. (SFU Student Walkout)
Jessica Wisotzki was named the GNAC women’s basketball player of the week for the second time this season after she led SFU to an 84-71 win over Western Oregon on Saturday, Jan. 1. (Wilson Wong/SFU Athletics)

Langley’s Jessica Wisotzki named GNAC women’s basketball player of the week

Second time this season for Simon Fraser University player

Jessica Wisotzki was named the GNAC women’s basketball player of the week for the second time this season after she led SFU to an 84-71 win over Western Oregon on Saturday, Jan. 1. (Wilson Wong/SFU Athletics)
Lainey Shelvey played for Langley Christian Lightning at the 2018 Tsumura Basketball Invitational senior girls’ tournament at the Langley Events Centre in Langley Dec. 15, 2018. (Wilson Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times )

Langley basketball champion Lainey Shelvey signs with SFU

Praised for ‘great quickness and good perimeter skills’

Lainey Shelvey played for Langley Christian Lightning at the 2018 Tsumura Basketball Invitational senior girls’ tournament at the Langley Events Centre in Langley Dec. 15, 2018. (Wilson Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times )
Langley’s Sueah Park (left) and Chloe Tran will play for SFU. (SFU athletics)

Langley golfers sign with SFU

Park and Tran both played for Walnut Grove Secondary

Langley’s Sueah Park (left) and Chloe Tran will play for SFU. (SFU athletics)
An Abbott Laboratories Panbio COVID- 19 Rapid Test device is displayed at a pop-up COVID-19 testing site on the Dalhousie University campus in Halifax on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

4 B.C. universities to require rapid COVID-19 tests for unvaccinated students, staff

UBC, SFU, UVic and TRU will be asking students to declare their vaccination status confidentially

An Abbott Laboratories Panbio COVID- 19 Rapid Test device is displayed at a pop-up COVID-19 testing site on the Dalhousie University campus in Halifax on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Langley’s Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar have committed to play softball at Simon Fraser University next season. (Contributed photos)

Langley players sign with SFU Softball

Infielder Jasmine Polajzar and outfielder Abby McGlynn will play for the only NCAA team in Canada

Langley’s Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar have committed to play softball at Simon Fraser University next season. (Contributed photos)
Jordan Schmidt (L) was part of the medal-winning R.E. Mountain Secondary senior boys cross-country team — along with Tate Wyatt, Felix Allen, Zach Wyatt. (Langley Advance Times file)
Jordan Schmidt (L) was part of the medal-winning R.E. Mountain Secondary senior boys cross-country team — along with Tate Wyatt, Felix Allen, Zach Wyatt. (Langley Advance Times file)