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Friday, February 23, 2018

The drug problem Vancouver isn’t dealing with

The growing problem When you think of frequent drug users, you don't think of students, friends, family — but the reality is, assumptions about drug...

The student housing crisis that isn’t going away

Priced out of options Moving is awful. So is not knowing where you’re going to live for the upcoming semester. Everything about student accommodation in...

The double life lived by student sex workers

As Ava* embarks on the first semester of her master’s program, she is relieved that the admissions committee at her graduate school didn’t find...

An interview with SFU’s coolest feminist radio-host, Kitty Cooke

Twenty-two year old Kitty Cooke is a communication and archaeology student, DIY enthusiast, and the co-host of CJSF’s feminist radio show, IntraVenus. Sassy and...

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Editor's note: The Peak recognizes Burnaby Mountain as unceded Coast Salish territory. However for simplicity we will refer to the land as Burnaby Mountain throughout...

Technology disconnects us from our real lives

Technology — in any form — is the kryptonite of most students I know. It’s the fertile breeding grounds for procrastination, fraught with click-bait,...

SFU’s Chitter revolution

What is Chitter? The Convocation Mall raccoons should watch out, because there’s a new woodland creature winning the hearts of SFU students: the bright blue...

Registering for rage: SFU’s failed course enrolment system

SFU has a major course registration problem Course enrolment pisses me off. If seats are full we should have the option to either stand or...

Professor Lynne Quarmby is Running on Climate

In the face of serious climate change, environmental crises, and a federal election campaign, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that scientists are emerging as...

An overview of events marking SFU’s 50th anniversary

This year, SFU is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the day it opened its doors — September 9, 1965. There are a number of...