SFU campus sees spillover from Hong Kong protests

August 2, 2019

The conflict surrounding ongoing political protests in Hong Kong has spilled onto the campus of Simon Fraser University, reports The Province. The controversy at SFU has centered mainly on “Lennon Walls,” or surfaces on the school’s campus where people can post notes of support or inspirational wishes, where post-it notes expressing support for protesters in Hong Kong have been repeatedly put up and torn down. “The tricky thing is what can be done?” said Leo Shin, a professor of Asian Studies at UBC, adding that he hopes the solution will promote dialogue “in a manner that befits a university where we can disagree in a peaceful manner.” The Province (BC)