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SFU to offer select courses in Whistler this Spring

Students will be hitting the slopes and hitting the books next semester. SFU has launched a pilot project in collaboration with a non-profit organization, the...

Student entrepreneur launches swim gear site

Fourth year SFU business student Viktor Holicek is making a splash with his startup distribution website for swimming sports watches. The site, Swimovate Canada, connects...

Students dance for change at annual fundraiser

The second annual SFU Dance Marathon kicked off on Saturday, January 24, featuring 12 hours of nonstop energy, infectious songs, and, of course, a...

University Briefs

UBC student writes 52,438 word dissertation without punctuation A PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia wrote a 52,438 word dissertation, titled “Indigenous Architecture...

Former SFU employee pleads guilty to fraud

Siamak Saidi, former SFU director of finance, has pleaded guilty to the charge of fraud against SFU. He was charged with defrauding the university of...

SFU NATO club makes groundbreaking partnership

Last year, The Peak reported on SFU’s first Global Model NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Association) Summit. Since then, SFU students Jazlyn Melnychuk, and Cornel...

SFU Tuition Freeze Now appeals to BC 2020 Budget Consultation Committee

By Paul Choptuik, Coordinating News Editor On June 20, members of the SFU Tuition Freeze Now campaign appealed to the BC 2020 Budget Consultation Committee in...

SFU 100 encourages students to fight for fossil fuel divestment

In the AQ hallway, SFU 350 and Embark’s Divest SFU campaign invited students to help their university decide where to keep its money. The campaign,...

Workshops tackle the challenges of suicide intervention

If you believe that a friend may be considering committing suicide, what should you do? SFU Health and Counseling Services is making new efforts...

SFU alumni develop innovative wristband that simulate haptic sensations

A pair of Simon Fraser University alumni have developed an innovative wristband that recognizes and understands hand gestures. The product, which is branded as...