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Samhain: the roots of Halloween and how to celebrate it in 2020

By Kimia Mansouri, Contributor In honour of the spooky season and all the little rituals we are used to during Halloween, I thought it would...

SFYou: Christa Ovenell talks death, education, and where they meet

By Kelly Chia, Peak Associate Name: Christa Ovenell Pronouns: She/her/hers Departmental Affiliation: English Occupation: Apprentice funeral director and community educator Hometown: East Vancouver Fun Fact: When talking to her kids,...

My first impressions of skateboarding as a WOC

By Winona Young, Peak Associate The first time I went to a skatepark with my board and helmet, I remember feeling excited. I chose to...

SFSS 2020 AGM: Moving towards equity and democracy

By Balqees Jama, SFSS Board of Directors (At-Large Rep) Recent SFU Student Activism SFU has witnessed a wave of student activism over the last couple of...

#NotGoingBack Climate Strike

By Charlene Aviles, Peak Associate Sustainabiliteens, Climate Strike Canada, and Our Time planned four Metro Vancouver #NotGoingBack climate strikes on September 25. This initiative supported...

SFU student clubs are still trying to create community online

By Winona Young, Peak Associate Following the trend of these unprecedented times, the SFSS launched its first online-exclusive Clubs Day on September 15–17. The event...

SFU fails to properly consult Indigenous students (again) and peoples regarding new First Peoples’...

By Harvin Bhathal, Features Editor On Orange Shirt Day, SFU held a ground awakening ceremony for the First Peoples Gathering House (FPGH), which will open...

SFYou: Yuthika Girme, Professor and podcast host

By Charlene Aviles, Peak Associate Name: Yuthika Girme Pronouns: she/her /hers Departmental Affiliation: Assistant Professor, department of Psychology Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand During SFU’s transition to remote learning in...

Tales of pandemic defiance

Please get out of my personal bubble, I just want a coffee By: Espresso Myself With COVID-19 restrictions starting to lift, I was happy to be...

SFU’s COVID-19 and the Future of Democracy highlights activism arising from the pandemic

By Emma Jean, Staff Writer If anything good has emerged from this pandemic, it’s that the cracks in our systems have become more apparent than...