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Sunday, January 17, 2021

A Southside reunion: Coming face to face with one of my queens

Michelle Obama. Former first lady of the United States. A vision of Black excellence. Beginning as a lawyer and eventually working at the University...

Rom-rants novels

Don't be so quick to stigmatize an entire literary genre By Denise Wong Photos by Mark Burnham When I told my friends that had purchased a...
Little known fact: everything in Hong Kong is actually black and white — except umbrellas.

When it rains, it pours: The Umbrella Revolution

The umbrellas, for a brief moment, folded. For many, the largest protest in China in 25 years were as good as finished, and citizens...

Mixin’ It Up

By Ljudmila Petrovic 14 bartenders, 40 minutes, and $30. The goal: find the most creative ingredients in Chinatown. For some, working in the service industry...

The art of exchanging letters

By: Molly Lorette, Peak Associate Does anyone else remember when getting mail used to be exciting? Getting a birthday card in the mail with a bill...

Long story short: Messing up when growing up is 100% unavoidable

By: Winona Young, Staff Writer  We were standing out on the street and began what I call “the awkward after-dinner shuffle.” We’ve all done the...

5 inspirational women you should know about

Coming from a country like Pakistan, I believe any woman who challenges the status quo and breaks out of the patriarchal chains she was...

Weirdest research at SFU

Built on top of a mountain blanketed in fog, SFU was destined to have a mysterious, at times almost eerie, feel. Flash forward 50...

Me, My Selfie, and I

Before anything, check that the room is well lit. That’s the first step. Now take a good look at yourself in the mirror, and...

Discriminatory bans turn American dream into nightmare

Any good newspaper is invested in the people behind the events they report on. The Peak is currently looking for sources who have been...