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My Journey to Understanding the Importance of Intercultural Communication

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"I realized that as time went on, I was having difficulties connecting and adapting to this new culture I believe this sprouted from the strong language barrier and my inability to communicate with most of my co-workers". Read Aileen's story about how she overcame culture clashing and engage in intercultural communication. 

By: Aileen Saadatmand 1412 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Reflection: A Summer at CBC

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As Mack's internship comes to an end, he reflects on his journey into journalism through CBC's Peter Gzowski Internship program. 

By: Mack Stannard 13079 reads | 0 comments
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How Seeing Less Helped Me See More

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Finding out about an incurable genetic disease is definitely a game changer. With the right attitude it can be change in the right direction as I was able to get involved with CNIB (Canadian National Institute For The Blind) and support a new community of inspiring individuals.

By: Lucia P. 10989 reads | 0 comments
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Club of the Week: SFU Dance Marathon

SFU Club of the Week

Next in the SFU Club of the Week Spotlight, Emily interviews Jordan and Sandali, co-directors of SFU Dance Marathon, an event to raise money for BC Children's Hospital.

By: Emily Co 8941 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Profile: That’s Just Me

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A great volunteer profile has been added to the ENGAGE Blog. Biljana Tepic shares her story volunteering for That's Just Me. Read on to hear about a personal volunteer experience for a great program!

By: Biljana Tepic 6119 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Students Help Showcase Youth Art

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Five students from Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology are spending the summer at a Surrey high school, helping turn more than 900 pieces of B.C.’s youth art into a virtual showcase.

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Outreach in Enkanini

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Earlier this year, five SFU students traveled to Cape Town, South Africa with the Light and Love Home organization to support humanitarian projects in the township of Enkanini. They recently spoke to the OLC to share their story with us.

By: Matthew Sy 11096 reads | 0 comments
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Student Spotlight: Gagan Sanghera

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The OLC talks to Gagan Sanghera, a 3rd year student who had the opportunity to work as a research assistant at the UBC Division of Infectious Control.

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Injecting Social Change

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Opened September 21 2003, Vancouver InSite is North America’s first and only supervised injection facility.  Located in the heart of the Downtown East Side, the clinic supplies drug addicts with a safe, clean, and structured environment in which to inject their drugs.   The facility’s central mission is based on reducing the harms associated with injection drugs for both the users and the community.

By: David Swanson 7928 reads | 0 comments
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