SFU's Computing Science Student Society

Movie Night - Friday May 14th

posted by Justin Yan on May 13, 2021, 6:43 p.m.

Hello CSSS Members, 

Welcome back to another great online semester at Z̶o̶o̶m̶ ̶U̶n̶i̶v̶e̶r̶s̶i̶t̶y̶  SFU. As classes start up again, we resume our regular programming of Friday night events!

On Friday, May 14th, starting at 5.30pm, we’ll be hosting a Movie Night. We’ll be playing two movies which will be voted by the viewers on discord on the day of the event, with a break between the movies! Here are the current options for movies:

Movies:  Spirited Away, The Dark Knight, John Wick, Kingsmen: the Secret Service, Ocean's Eleven, (insert titles suggested by members)

Additionally, if any of you have any suggestions for a movie to be added into the poll on Friday, please DM me at @justhelizard#1765!

To recap, here are the details of the event again:

Event: Movie Night
Date: Friday, May 14th, 2021
Location: CSSS Discord using #room-1 or #room-2 
Starting Time: 5.30pm
As always, this event is open to everyone, so invite your friends to the CSSS Discord Server! 

For your convenience, here is a link to our Discord Server: https://discord.gg/sfucsss

We hope to see you soon!


Justin Yan
Assistant Director of Events | Computing Science Student Society
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr., Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6



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CSSS | CSSS Award For Summer 2021 Semester | Due May 16th 2021

posted by jkl53 on May 7, 2021, 1 p.m.

Hello everyone,


We have some exciting news: The Computing Science Student Society (CSSS) award is now available for the Summer 2021 term!


The $2000 award will be given to up to two students based on their contributions to the CSSS or the Computer Science undergraduate body.


    - A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 at SFU and be in good academic standing.

   - If the student is a first term or transfer student, they must have an equivalent secondary school or college standing.

    - Registration in a minimum of 9 units of standard graded courses.


    - A letter directed to the Director of the School of Computing Science which details your involvement with the CSSS or CS undergraduate body.

    - (Optionally) your resume

    - Send your application to csss-exec-current@sfu.ca.


- 11:59pm PST Sunday May 16 2021.


After the applications are received, the awards will be made by the Senate Undergraduate Awards Adjudication Committee on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Computing Science in consultation with the undergraduate Computing Science Student Society.


If you have any questions, please feel free to email csss-exec-current@sfu.ca.


Best Regards,

Johnson Luong

Director of Communications | SFU Computing Science Student Society

CSSS Website: https://sfucsss.org/

CSSS Discord: https://discord.gg/sfucsss

CSSS Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sfucsss/

CSSS Twitter: https://twitter.com/sfucsss

CSSS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sfucsss/

CSSS Constitution: https://github.com/CSSS/public-docs/blob/master/constitutions/Constitution_Feb_2021.pdf

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CSSS | General Meeting Annoucement | May 12th 2021

posted by Mitchell Gale on May 5, 2021, 11:03 p.m.

Hi All!

The next Computing Science Student Society General Meeting is 7:00PM - 8:00PM,Wednesday May 12th, 2021. The meeting will take place on the CSSS discord https://discord.gg/sfucsss .

Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Date: Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
Location: CSSS Discord in the #general_meetings voice channel - https://discord.gg/sfucsss

General meetings are a time for the executive team to inform the student body of the activities of the society, it also is where motions are made for allocation of funds for various events and projects. During this meeting there will also be nominations, optional speech time and voting period for an election.

If you have never been to a meeting before this is a great one to attend because we will be introducing each executive role and explaining plans for the new executive term. General meetings will be held regularly throughout the semester.

The following is the Agenda of the meeting:

- Report of Officers

- Announcements

- Ratification of the General Election Results

- Executive at Large elections (x2)

- Open Floor

- Approval of Minutes

Executives at Large Election:

On Wednesday we will vote during the meeting for 2 Executive at Large positions for the Computing Science Student Society. Being an Executive at Large is a great way to get involved with the CSSS. In this position you can work with other executives to help perform their duties, plan events and be a representative for the society. It also is a way to make new connections.

General Election Results:

President: Mitchell Gale

Vice President: Shiva Sanei
Treasurer: Ari Blondal
Director of Events: Argus (Chun Kei) Li
Assistant Director of Events: Justin Yan
Director of Archives: Dina Hui Zeng
Director of Communications: Johnson Luong
Director of Resources: Truman Bui


You are a member of the CSSS if you are a major, minor, or honours of any undergraduate program offered by the School of Computing Science.

All students who are currently enrolled in any undergraduate course offered by the School of Computing Science.

An honourary member of the Computing Science Student Society.

Voting is restricted to Members only.

Good luck on your upcoming semester!


Mitchell Gale

SFU Computing Science Student Society

CSSS Website: https://sfucsss.org/
CSSS Discord: https://discord.gg/sfucsss
CSSS Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sfucsss/
CSSS Twitter: https://twitter.com/sfucsss
CSSS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sfucsss/
CSSS Constitution: https://github.com/CSSS/public-docs/blob/master/constitutions/Constitution_Feb_2021.pdf

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Election Results

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 15, 2021, 1:02 a.m.

Hello CSSS Members

The voting period for the general election in the CSSS for the period of 2021-2022 is now over and the results have been tallied. Before getting to the results, I'd like to take a moment to thank:

Vijender [VJ] Bakhshi, President
Sarbjot Mann, Vice-President
Mitchell Gale, Treasurer
Truman Bui, Director of Resources
John Wu, Director of Events
Shiva Sanei, Assistant Director of Events
Argus Li, Director of Communications
Dusan Kovacevic, Director of Archives
respectively for their hard work and dedication to their position.

There were a total of 139 responses to the websurvey.

Now without any other ado.

Your new President with 78 votes is Mitchell Gale(57.7%). John Wu came in second place with 45 votes(33.3%). There were 12 votes of no confidence(9.0%).

Your new Vice-President with 101 votes is Shiva Sanei(76.0%). There were 32 votes of no confidence(24.0%). 

Your new Treasurer with 102 votes is Ari Blondal(76.1%). There were 32 votes of no confidence(23.9%).

Your new Director of Events with 85 votes is Argus (Chun Kei) Li(63.0%). Justin Yan came in second place with 25 votes(18.5%). There were 25 votes of no confidence(18.5%).

Your new Assistant Director of Events with 63 votes is Justin Yan(47.0%). Jared Murphy had 31 votes(23.0%). There were 40 votes of no confidence(30.0%).

Your new Director of Archives with 73 votes is Dina Hui Zeng(54.5%). Jared Murphy had 24 votes(17.9%). There were 37 votes of no confidence(27.6%).

Your new Director of Communications with 60 votes is Johnson Luong(44.4%). Justin Yan had 26 votes(19.3%). Jared Murphy had 13 votes(9.6%). There were 36 votes of no confidence(26.6%).  

Your new Director of Resources with 72 votes is Truman Bui(54.1%). Dusan Kovacevic came in second place with 32 votes(24.0%). Justin Yan had 10 votes(7.5%). There were 19 votes of no confidence(14.3%). 

Congratulations to the new executives of the CSSS!

A very big thank you to everyone who ran for a position, everyone who voted and all members of the CSSS who have helped me along the way. I would like to personally congratulate the new executive team and wish them well in there upcoming term. 

Shariq Ahsan
Elections Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS



Voting Reminder

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 14, 2021, 11:44 a.m.

Hello CSSS Members 

This is just a reminder that today is the last day to vote in the CSSS General Election for 2021-2022. Voting will conclude tonight at midnight. You can expect results to either be released at some point tonight or early tomorrow morning. 

You can vote at: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/398216073

Shariq Ahsan
Elections Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS 

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