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In the Media

Student OP-ED and News Articles

January 26, 2014
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Archived on this page is a collection of op-eds that have been written by our students over the years. In addition to the op-eds are news articles regarding the Semester in Dialogue program.

Op-ed

Title

Author

Publication

Date

Let's say yes to less in our everyday lives

Wade Lifton

The Vancouver Sun

31-Oct-11

Is co-op housing the answer?

Marissa Lawrence

The Peak

4-Apr-11

Reader Soapbox: Failure to save Vancouver's Pantages Theatre equals 'demolition by neglect'

Jessica O'Neill

Vancouver Courier

26-Mar-11

Educating for peace

Cristin Talentino

The Peak

22-Mar-11

New life for unused parking lots

Graham Anderson

Vancouver Observer

12-Mar-11

Sustainable solutions for take out waste

Graeme McNish

Vancouver Observer

12-Feb-11

The last word on Powersmart month

Sara Miles

Island Tides

28-Oct-10

Bringing cyclists out of the business blind spot

Graham Anderson

Vancouver Observer

18-Oct-10

Commentary: No tankers in our harbour

Lynn Osler

The Vancouver Sun

14-Oct-10

LETTER: City Centre: The future lives here

Alex Hayer

Surrey Leader

29-Apr-10

Your trash is someone else's treasure

Ives Leung

Vancouver Observer

19-Apr-10

Translink needs turnstiles

Kelvin Chan

Vancouver Observer

12-Apr-10

Golf courses are wasting resources

Sabrina Dominguez

Burnaby Now

3-Apr-10

The Earth Hour, Think Before Turning the Lights Back On

Michelle Murvai

Vancouver Observer

22-Mar-10

Third World Cultures Have a Richness Too Often Lacking in First World

Alicia Doo

Vancouver Observer

5-Mar-10

Imagine a Waterfront Sauna in Vancouver

Maria Persdotter

Vancouver Observer

23-Feb-10

Blending town and gown in the downtown eastside

Pamela Coneybeare

The Vancouver Sun

2-Dec-09

Metro has been hijacked by violence

Jocelyne Leszczynski

The Vancouver Sun

23-Nov-09

Commercialization of art broadens its impact

Emily Ross

The Vancouver Sun

16-Nov-09

Economic measures a poor way to assess arts and culture

Ramsay Malange

The Vancouver Sun

3-Nov-09

Behind the changing headlines, the big issues don't go away

Julien Thomas

The Republic

26-Feb-09

How to live your dash

Manjot Mander

The Globe & Mail

2-Jan-09

The challenges and joys of caring for a child with special needs

Anya Purchase

The Vancouver Sun

24-Nov-08

Volunteers could make a difference in assisted-living homes

Kaitlyn Boros

The Vancouver Sun

17-Nov-08

A farewell to the most luscious Stella

Steve Kwon

SFU Peak

6-Oct-08

End of the Nuclear Family

Lauren Kaljur

The Republic

17-Jul-08

A 2010 embarrassment

Alfred De Vera

SFU Peak

14-Jul-08

Orient more transit service to highway

Bryan Gallagher

North Shore News

4-May-08

Someone's Always Watching Me

Lorena Dexter

The Tyee

12-Mar-08

Backward business lesson

Bryan Gallagher

BC Business

Mar-08

Literary drive hurt by ESL struggles

Niya Karpenko

The Vancouver Sun

25-Feb-08

The mosaic loses to segregation

Scott Young

The Vancouver Sun

13-Feb-08

There’s more than just H2O in that bottle

Mairi Lester

SFU Peak

4-Feb-08

Caged carnivores

Kevin Swoboda

The Peak

14-Jan-08

Our favourite letter

Bryan Gallagher

Corporate Knights Investment Issue

2008

Business schools must go green

Bryan Gallagher

The Vancouver Sun

31-Dec-07

Saving money while saving the environment

Larissa Duma

Town and Country

17-Dec-07

Symbols needed for transit clarity

Lucas Malinowski

The Vancouver Sun

17-Apr-07

Olympic protesters gain nothing by their actions

Josina Vink

The Vancouver Sun

14-Feb-07

Social Fertilizer

Amanda McCuaig

The Tyee

12-Sep-06

Crayfish love their bacon

Rhiannon Coppin

The Globe & Mail

28-Aug-06

Reality undercuts optimism about green commuting

Raena Dumas

The Vancouver Sun

29-May-06

The urban lawn a black hole for biodiversity

Megan Dickinson

The Vancouver Sun

8-Apr-06

One person, one company, one day at a time

Sarah Stephenson

The Vancouver Sun

16-Mar-06

Go to a poor country for a different take on garbage

Jennica Rawstron

The Vancouver Sun

9-Mar-06

Linear learning

Meesa Chungfat

SFU Peak

20-Feb-06

The power of touch

Janet Webber

The Globe & Mail

5-Jan-06

Pain is pain, health is health, including out teeth

Amie Anderson

The Vancouver Sun

28-Oct-05

To save the world

Elinor Johansen

The Vancouver Sun

4-Apr-05

Canadian young just don’t have the means to be in mainstream politics

Kyle Franz

The Province

29-Mar-05

The MMORPGS ⎯ threat or menace?

Erin Morissette

The Vancouver Sun

24-Mar-05

Washrooms. Please

Tawnia Shyanne

The Vancouver Sun

18-Mar-05

Time to start a friendly ruckus

Jennica Davis

The Globe & Mail

4-Jan-05

No shirt, no shoes, no opera

Emily Williamson

The Province

9-Dec-04

Where has the passion gone?

Douglas D. Durand

National Post

1-Dec-04

The Massive Status Quo

Olive Dempsey

The Tyee

18-Nov-04

Orca attitude

Christina van der Kamp

The Vancouver Sun

14-Oct-04

The Cost of Forgetting: lessons from Canada’s “worst” neighbourhood

Olive Dempsey

Canadian Dimension

1-Sep-04

Peace and quiet are just dreams for city dwellers

Delanie Dyck

The Vancouver Sun

29-Nov-03

Demystifying how the real world works

Taigita Biln

SFU News

29-May-03

I’m not a hippie, I just want a better world

Rhiannon Coppin

SFU Peak

10-Feb-03

My conversion to environmentalism

Angela Padilla

The Globe & Mail

16-Dec-02

In the News

Title Author Publication Date
Simon Fraser University's power of engagement Andrew Petter The Vancouver Sun 6-Sep-13
Western Schools Lori Bamber The Globe and Mail 10-Jun-13
Video: The Disappearance of Bees, Semester in Dialogue 10th Anniversary spoken word piece Nadia Chaney   26-Jan-13
Lyrics: The Disappearance of Bees, Semester in Dialogue 10th Anniversary spoken word piece Nadia Chaney   26-Jan-13
Hands-on learning with Semester in Dialogue Emily Ross SFU Vancouver Blog 15-Nov-12
Getting Practical @SFUVan Emily Ross
SFU Vancouver Blog 25-May-12
Collaborative CityStudio breaks new ground Ren Thomas spacingvancouver 25-Apr-12
How is CityStudio Changing Education? Jaclyn Bruneau Axiom News 28-Mar-12
Former NPA councillor Peter Ladner gets to the root of The Urban Food Revolution Matthew Burrows The Georgia Straight 15-Dec-11
Vancouver to host international sustainable business summit Jeff Lee The Vancouver Sun 8-Dec-11
'The Urban Food Revolution' Goes High Rise Peter Ladner The Tyee 8-Dec-11
Handmade table connects the dots for CityStudio program Ian Bailey The Globe and Mail 6-Dec-11
Encouraging good citizenship: SFU's Semester in Dialogue focuses on economy and faith. Cynthia Ramsay Jewish Independent 2-Dec-11
Confronting home affordability head on Bob Ransford The Vancouver Sun 1-Oct-11
For undergrads at Canada's universities, a new way of learning James Bradshaw The Globe and Mail 14-Sep-11
Let's Talk: Simon Fraser University's Undergraduate Semester in Dialogue program   Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada Sep-11
Douglas grad pens Aboriginal survival guide   doug: the community blog 16-Aug-11
Vancouver's tricycle delivery system not child's play Vivian Luk The Globe and Mail 8-Aug-11
The Urban Food Revolution: Peter Ladner's pragmatic new book Randy Shore The Vancouver Sun 27-Jul-11
Project to map experiential education at SFU gets go-ahead to expand   SFU Teaching and Learning Centre Apr-11
#FF #FollowFriday Blog Post 16: @UGSID Bob Kronbauer Vancouver is Awesome Blog 1-Apr-11
Take a chance on me: Empowering leadership through dialogue Rebecca Cohoe Memorial University Gazette 17-Mar-11
Vancouver's Gen Why Media Project aims to redefine Millennial generation Jackie Wong Georgia Straight 22-Feb-11
A Visit with the Income Gap Doctor Crawford Kilian The Tyee 15-Dec-10
Formats for community building and dialogue Lee Gass and Mark Winston Vancouver Observer 8-Dec-10
Experiments unlike anything you've seen before Janet Smith Georgia Straight 26-Nov-10
Learning outside classroom yields agent of change   SFU News 21-Oct-10
Childhood travel sparks passion for change Diane Luckow SFU News 7-Oct-10
In pursuit of passion Diane Luckow SFU News 7-Oct-10
A bike-commuting mom speaks out for bike lanes Janet Moore The Vancouver Observer 5-Oct-10
Marcuse tapped as Centre for Dialogue fellow   SFU News 24-Jun-10
'Cardens': His green machines run on soil and water Laura Baziuk The Province 18-Jun-10
What Space Travel Taught Us in 1968   Alternatives 9-Jun-10
Creativity: A Scientific Experiment Alana Gerecke The Dance Current May-10
When livability and resilience collide Jonathon Narvey Granville Online 9-Apr-10
Dialogue drives to resilience Chris Apps The Peak 6-Apr-10
The urban farming explosion Peter Ladner The Vancouver Sun 24-Mar-10
Politician-journalist Ladner joins Centre for Dialogue   SFU News 22-Oct-09
Academics launch unique approaches to climate challenges Randall Anthony Communications Inc. The Globe & Mail 4-Jun-09
Students want universities to help them change the world Janet Moore and Duane Elverum The Vancouver Sun 19-Feb-09
Abandoning Abandon: Dancing Science Mark Winston and Gail Lotenberg The Vancouver Observer 7-Feb-09
Give the Gift of Dialogue this Valentine's day Mark Winston Lifespeak Feb-09
Hip-hop artist explores schizophrenia Diane Luckow SFU News 22-Jan-09
SFU Report to the Community SFU President's Report 2008/2009
To Bee or Not to Bee: Bees in Extinction Allen Garr Granville 12-Nov-08
Monocrops bring food crisis Alex Roslin Georgia Straight 17-Apr-08
Is the bee virus bunk? Andrew Nikiforuk The Globe & Mail 3-Nov-07
The Need for Civil Debate on Highly Charged Issues Daphne Bramham The Vancouver Sun 21-Jul-07
Future within a beehive Pete McMartin The Vancouver Sun 19-Apr-07
Rundown hotels bought cheap, forum hears Damian Inwood The Province 15-Mar-07
Seminar debates Olympics Kristen Thompson Metro Vancouver 15-Mar-07
Broadening the scope of 2010 Dharm Makwana Vancouver 24 hrs 15-Mar-07
Winston says bye to bees Diane Luckow SFU News 21-Sep-06
Help wanted: semester in dialogue seeks co-teachers Diane Luckow SFU News 29-Jun-05
Students discover back lanes   SFU News 28-Apr-05
A Second City of a different sort Mark Hume The Globe & Mail 23-Apr-05
Let’s make the most of our big-city alleways   The Province 21-Apr-05
Transforming Vancouver’s back lanes   SFU Public Affairs and Media Relations 19-Apr-05
Biology prof minds his bees and views Kevin Griffin The Vancouver Sun 28-Dec-04
Just who are the greatest Canadians? Mark Winston SFU News 18-Nov-04
Art takes root on Burnaby Mountain Nicole Vanderwyst SFU Peak 15-Nov-04
Planet beekeeping v. planet dialogue Mark Winston SFU News 8-Jan-04
Crazy-quilt course in conversation Paula Brook The Vancouver Sun 16-Nov-02
Program offers interdisciplinary discourse Matthew Schum SFU Peak 21-Jan-02
New program trains leaders of tomorrow Diane Luckow SFU News 10-Jan-02
Dialogue inspires new Undergraduate Semester   SFU The Dialogue Report 20-Sep-01