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Sunday, September 19, 2021

Field trip challenges conventional urban environments

This year’s cohort of SFU urban studies graduate students recently returned from Portland, OR, where they explored the future of urban development. In a...

University Briefs

  UBC researchers conduct polls on driverless cars   PhD candidate AJung Moon is hoping to gauge public opinion on driverless vehicles through online polls as part...

Startup finds unusual exhibition spaces for Vancouver artists

Do you have your artwork hiding somewhere in the dark recesses of your dorm room? Well, it’s time for your masterpiece to be front...

The Peak’s guide to SFU’s 50th Anniversary Kickoff

The ‘big day’ has arrived at last! After spending half a century resting just on top of one, SFU is finally over the hill. SFU...

SFU study finds that “plus-size” models encourage obesity

While much research has been done to demonstrate the harmful effects of using extremely underweight models on the average woman’s self esteem, there has...

SFU builds better bionic hand for 1st cyborg Olympics

“The most exciting moment… was feeling my left index finger and the little finger for the first time since my accident.” These were the words...

World News Beat

By: Benjamin Mussett Canada/USA Prime Minister (PM) Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump met face-to-face for the first time when Trudeau visited the White House this...

SFU hockey players bound for the pros in China

By: Aliocha Perriard-Abdoh A pair of Simon Fraser University hockey players are poised for the first puck drop of their professional hockey careers with the Kunlun...

SFU grants sustainable certification to campus offices

A selection of SFU offices have now been sustainability-certified thanks to a new initiative by the university to push the community towards sustainability goals....

SFU shows students its plans for new stadium

By: Aliocha Perriard-Abdoh Simon Fraser University revealed its plans for a new stadium at an open house last week, showing students what the project will look...