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Monday, August 3, 2020

Talk the Talks: Multilingualism at SFU

SFU is located in one of the most culturally diverse cities in Canada, a mixing bowl of languages and cultures, a place populated with...

$5 a Day Challenge: Life skills are actually worth something . . . who...

This is the third post in a week-long web series that documents Kevin Rey’s experiences living off of $5 worth of food a day....

Power to the People

We’re coming to the end of Black History Month, an observance we celebrate every February in Canada and the United States. Given the recent...

Simon Fraser vs. Louis Riel

While most SFU students probably have at least a basic knowledge of Louis Riel, the controversial Métis-Canadian who led two rebellions against the government...

turmOIL

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...

Under lock and key

Back in high school, my maleness often served as an all-access backstage pass to the more mercilessly misogynistic quips that my fellow classmates would...

An interview with Karen Sawatzky, the student going up against the Vancouver housing market

In the midst of a worsening housing crisis in Vancouver, one SFU student’s novel approach to figuring out the causes has blown up in...

Being better: Where did our empathy go?

By Denise Wong In late October, the story of Yue Yue went viral. The surveillance footage from Foshan, China was posted online and depicted two...

East Side Story

For many, it’s ironic to think of the Downtown Eastside — Vancouver’s poorest neighbourhood — as the city’s last hope. Just the thought of...

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...