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Re: CSSS Biweekly Newsletter: 6th edition

posted by Johnson Luong on Nov. 25, 2021, 9:28 p.m.


Hello all,

The link to the CSSS Event's Committee survey in the newsletter is broken, here is a working link: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/414544312

Sorry for the inconvience.

Best,
Johnson Luong
CSSS Director of Communications

From: Johnson Luong
Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2021 4:20:01 PM
To: cmpt-students@sfu.ca; csss-honorary@sfu.ca; csss-announce@sfu.ca
Subject: CSSS Biweekly Newsletter: 6th edition
 

Biweekly Computing Science Student Society (CSSS)
Newsletter: 6th edition

Welcome to the CSSS newsletter!
Here we hope to inform our students of exciting opportunities and events, while cutting down on the sheer amount of emails sent for each individual event.
We hope you will find this newsletter beneficial! If you have any suggestions, events, or simply want to contact us, you can reach me at jkl53@sfu.ca
- Johnson Luong

CSSS General Meeting 

Q: What is a General Meeting? 
A: General Meetings are how the Computing Science Student Society passes information along to the student body and motion money to be spent on items and events. By attending you will get to have a better understanding how we operate and have a say in how we run.

Here is a copy of the meeting minutes from the last general meeting. Please take a look through it and comment if there is anything to change :) :https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hZr7MbX9sMGS-xo3tydQ2Di91E9gOjF1KWUHmYQc10s/edit?usp=sharing

Date: Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Remote on the CSSS Discord in he #General_Meetings Voice Channel
 

First Year Social

CALLING ALL FIRST YEARS:
The First Year Social is here! (thanks to your first year representatives hard work :) )

"Please bring joycon controllers/charging stations/etc, if you have any! Also, for people interested in playing league or VALORANT, there will be power cords and tables for you to set up your devices. Please join the discord so we can gauge how many people are planning on actually bringing their PCs/laptops. https://discord.gg/9qWzYcg5 "

We hope to see you there,
First Year Representatives Jasper Song and John Reyes

Date: Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
Time: 3:30 - 7:30 pm
Location: TASC1 9204.

FallHacks 2021 

The CSSS second annual Fall Hacks hackathon is taking place on Saturday November 27th. This event is open to all SFU students. We have no expectation on programming experience, if this is your first semester or your last you are welcome to attend!
 
We will be checking Photo ID and BC Vaccine Card as well as collecting contact tracing information. Please have you ID and BC Vaccine Card ready before attending the event.
 
Date: Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021
Time: 9:30am - 8:30pm
Location: Sustainable Energy Engineering Building (or online)
Price: Free! (Lunch and dinner will be served for those attending in person)
Teams: You can work in teams up to 5 or individually. Please have your teams formed and their details prior to signing up so we know which room to assign your group to.
Why attend?: Hackathons are a great opportunity to make a cool project and learn some new skills. If you are looking for projects to add on your resume, participating is a great opportunity to add to it.
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fall-hacks-2021-tickets-216078816557?aff=Email

Some submissions from Fall Hacks 2020: https://sfucsss.org/events/fall_hacks/2020/submissions
Some submissions from Mountain Madness 2021: https://sfucsss.org/events/mm/2021/submissions

CSSS Movie Night

On Monday November 29th, starting at 6pm, we’ll be hosting a Movie Night (IRL)! We’ll be playing one movie which will be chosen by the attendees on the day of the event! Food will be provided!
 
We will be checking Photo ID and BC Vaccine Card as well as collecting contact tracing information. Please have you ID and BC Vaccine Card ready before attending the event.
 
Date: Monday, Nov. 29, 2021
Time: 6:00pm
Location: RCB Image Theater (Burnaby campus)
Price: Free! (and food will be provided!) 

End of Semester Social 

In collaboration with the MSU, join us for a End of Semester Social (there will be Pizza!)
 
We will be checking Photo ID and BC Vaccine Card as well as collecting contact tracing information. Please have you ID and BC Vaccine Card ready before attending the event.
 
Date: Dec. 3, 2021
Time: 5:00 - 8:30pm
Location: TASC 9204

Pop Machine Seasonal Mystery Column

Feeling thirsty? Feel like RNG is on your side!? Come to the CSSS common room to test your luck on the pop machine mystery column!

Basically: Random pop for 75 cents. Some pops come with a free pop ticket!

Event Committee Survey

The CSSS Events Commitee has brainstomed some events for December and would like to see which ones you'd be interested in! Let them know in this quick survey: https://websurvey.sfu.ca/cgi-bin/WebObjects/WebSurvey.woa/23/wo/1NBipYzySn6EmyPPxHRaRw/0.0.0.1.1.0.0.12.7.3.1 

Join Our Event's Committee!

If you would like to help take part in the planning of events with the CSSS then you can take part in our Event's Committee. Everyone's welcome! 

If you would like to join please let our Director of Events (
Argusaosfinn#2344 on discord) know so we can give you the role to get access to the channels in our discord.
Join Our Discord Server!
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Fall Hacks Hackathon Reminder!

posted by Mitchell Gale on Nov. 25, 2021, 8:39 p.m.


Hi All,

This is a reminder that the Fall Hacks 2021 hackathon is happening this Saturday! So if you haven't already signed up with a group please do so ASAP!

If you don't know what a hackathon isit is basically an event where a group of people develop a project in a specified time constraint. It's a great place to learn new skills, build some cool projects which you can be proud of and put on your resume.  In Fall Hacks you work to create a fun, creative, functional program in a group in 9.5 hours.

No experience is required! Just make a project that is reasonable to your group's ability level and we'd love to see it!


Date and Time:
Saturday November 27th 9:30AM-8:30PM

Location:
Surrey Sustainable Energy Engineering building or online.
Attendance is free! There is a limited number of tickets. Please only sign up with your group if you plan on attending. Only SFU students can participant in this event.

Teams:
You can work in teams up to 5 or individually. Please have your teams formed and their details prior to signing up so we know which room to assign your group to.

Prizes:
Prizes are split between winning team members.

Food:
Lunch and dinner will be served for those attending in person. Please indicate dietary restrictions when entering details when signing up.

Why attend?:
Hackathons are a great opportunity to make a cool project and learn some new skills. If you are looking for projects to add on your resume, participating is a great opportunity to add to it.

If you want to talk to others planning on attending go to theCSSS discord server and go to the #fall_hacks_general channel.


More details can be found on the Eventbrite.
Signing up:
Click "Register" -> "As group member" -> "Create group" (create group name) -> Select number of people in your group -> "Register" and fill in the details for each group member.
 

Some submissions from Fall Hacks 2020:

Some submissions from Mountain Madness 2021:


Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks,

Mitchell Gale
Computing Science Student Society President


CSSS Biweekly Newsletter: 6th edition

posted by Johnson Luong on Nov. 25, 2021, 4:20 p.m.


Biweekly Computing Science Student Society (CSSS)
Newsletter: 6th edition

Welcome to the CSSS newsletter!
Here we hope to inform our students of exciting opportunities and events, while cutting down on the sheer amount of emails sent for each individual event.
We hope you will find this newsletter beneficial! If you have any suggestions, events, or simply want to contact us, you can reach me at jkl53@sfu.ca
- Johnson Luong

CSSS General Meeting 

Q: What is a General Meeting? 
A: General Meetings are how the Computing Science Student Society passes information along to the student body and motion money to be spent on items and events. By attending you will get to have a better understanding how we operate and have a say in how we run.

Here is a copy of the meeting minutes from the last general meeting. Please take a look through it and comment if there is anything to change :) :https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hZr7MbX9sMGS-xo3tydQ2Di91E9gOjF1KWUHmYQc10s/edit?usp=sharing

Date: Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Remote on the CSSS Discord in he #General_Meetings Voice Channel
 

First Year Social

CALLING ALL FIRST YEARS:
The First Year Social is here! (thanks to your first year representatives hard work :) )

"Please bring joycon controllers/charging stations/etc, if you have any! Also, for people interested in playing league or VALORANT, there will be power cords and tables for you to set up your devices. Please join the discord so we can gauge how many people are planning on actually bringing their PCs/laptops. https://discord.gg/9qWzYcg5 "

We hope to see you there,
First Year Representatives Jasper Song and John Reyes

Date: Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
Time: 3:30 - 7:30 pm
Location: TASC1 9204.

FallHacks 2021 

The CSSS second annual Fall Hacks hackathon is taking place on Saturday November 27th. This event is open to all SFU students. We have no expectation on programming experience, if this is your first semester or your last you are welcome to attend!
 
We will be checking Photo ID and BC Vaccine Card as well as collecting contact tracing information. Please have you ID and BC Vaccine Card ready before attending the event.
 
Date: Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021
Time: 9:30am - 8:30pm
Location: Sustainable Energy Engineering Building (or online)
Price: Free! (Lunch and dinner will be served for those attending in person)
Teams: You can work in teams up to 5 or individually. Please have your teams formed and their details prior to signing up so we know which room to assign your group to.
Why attend?: Hackathons are a great opportunity to make a cool project and learn some new skills. If you are looking for projects to add on your resume, participating is a great opportunity to add to it.
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fall-hacks-2021-tickets-216078816557?aff=Email

Some submissions from Fall Hacks 2020: https://sfucsss.org/events/fall_hacks/2020/submissions
Some submissions from Mountain Madness 2021: https://sfucsss.org/events/mm/2021/submissions

CSSS Movie Night

On Monday November 29th, starting at 6pm, we’ll be hosting a Movie Night (IRL)! We’ll be playing one movie which will be chosen by the attendees on the day of the event! Food will be provided!
 
We will be checking Photo ID and BC Vaccine Card as well as collecting contact tracing information. Please have you ID and BC Vaccine Card ready before attending the event.
 
Date: Monday, Nov. 29, 2021
Time: 6:00pm
Location: RCB Image Theater (Burnaby campus)
Price: Free! (and food will be provided!) 

End of Semester Social 

In collaboration with the MSU, join us for a End of Semester Social (there will be Pizza!)
 
We will be checking Photo ID and BC Vaccine Card as well as collecting contact tracing information. Please have you ID and BC Vaccine Card ready before attending the event.
 
Date: Dec. 3, 2021
Time: 5:00 - 8:30pm
Location: TASC 9204

Pop Machine Seasonal Mystery Column

Feeling thirsty? Feel like RNG is on your side!? Come to the CSSS common room to test your luck on the pop machine mystery column!

Basically: Random pop for 75 cents. Some pops come with a free pop ticket!

Event Committee Survey

The CSSS Events Commitee has brainstomed some events for December and would like to see which ones you'd be interested in! Let them know in this quick survey: https://websurvey.sfu.ca/cgi-bin/WebObjects/WebSurvey.woa/23/wo/1NBipYzySn6EmyPPxHRaRw/0.0.0.1.1.0.0.12.7.3.1 

Join Our Event's Committee!

If you would like to help take part in the planning of events with the CSSS then you can take part in our Event's Committee. Everyone's welcome! 

If you would like to join please let our Director of Events (
Argusaosfinn#2344 on discord) know so we can give you the role to get access to the channels in our discord.
Join Our Discord Server!
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Website
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CSSS General Meeting - November 30, 2021

posted by Dina Zeng on Nov. 24, 2021, midnight


Hi everyone,

The next general meeting for the CSSS will be held on TUESDAY, November 30th

Day: November 30, 2021 
Time: pm - 9 pm
Location: Online on the CSSS Discord in the #General_Meetings Voice Channel (https://discord.gg/sfucsss)

The following is the Agenda: 
- Report of Officers 
- Announcements 
- Motions
- Open Floor 
- Approval of Minutes 

Here is a copy of the meeting minutes from the last general meeting. Please take a look through it and comment if there is anything I should change 😊https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hZr7MbX9sMGS-xo3tydQ2Di91E9gOjF1KWUHmYQc10s/edit?usp=sharing

You are automatically a member of the CSSS if you are a declared CMPT Major, Minor, or Honours in any program of study offered at the undergraduate level by the School of Computing Science; or currently enrolled in any undergraduate course offered by the School of Computing Science; or are an Honorary Member of the Society.

Voting is restricted to Members only. 

Hope to see you there! 

Sincerely, 

Dina Zeng

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Software Systems - Computing Science Student
Simon Fraser University


Co-President @Women in Computing Science SFU

External Representative @ Software Systems Student Society

Director of Archives @ Computing Science Student Society


dhz1@sfu.ca

CSSS Fall Hacks 2021 (Hackathon)

posted by Mitchell Gale on Nov. 23, 2021, 12:45 a.m.


Hi All,


I am pleased to announce our second annual Fall Hacks hackathon on Saturday November 27th. We put emphasis on learning and creativity, so don't worry about building something "useful"; focus on having some fun and learning something new.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fall-hacks-2021-tickets-216078816557?aff=Email


This event is open to all SFU students. We have no expectation on programming experience, if this is your first semester or your last you are welcome to attend! We will be checking your BC vaccine cards and photo ID upon admission. Masks are required to be worn throughout the event.


Date and Time:

Saturday November 27th 9:30AM-8:30PM


Location:

Surrey Sustainable Energy Engineering building or online.


Attendance is free! There is a limited number of tickets. Please only sign up with your group if you plan on attending. Only SFU students can participant in this event.


Teams:

You can work in teams up to 5 or individually. Please have your teams formed and their details prior to signing up so we know which room to assign your group to.


Prizes:

Prizes are split between winning team members.


Food:

Lunch and dinner will be served for those attending in person. Please indicate dietary restrictions when entering details when signing up.


Why attend?:

Hackathons are a great opportunity to make a cool project and learn some new skills. If you are looking for projects to add on your resume, participating is a great opportunity to add to it.


If you want to talk to others planning on attending go to the CSSS discord server and go to the #fall_hacks_general channel.



More details can be found on the Eventbrite.

Signing up:
Click "Register" -> "As group member" -> "Create group" (create group name) -> Select number of people in your group -> "Register" and fill in the details for each group member.


Some submissions from Fall Hacks 2020:

https://sfucsss.org/events/fall_hacks/2020/submissions



Good luck with the remainder of your semester.


Please let me know if you have any questions.


Thanks,


Mitchell Gale

Computing Science Student Society President




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