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SFU Surrey’s TD Community Engagement Centre transitions to virtual volunteering amid COVID-19

Written by: Anna Kazi, Peak Associate The SFU Surrey TD Community Engagement Centre (CEC) is offering virtual volunteering opportunities for the summer. Due to the...

The Peak looks into asbestos on campus

Written by: Devana Petrovic, Staff Writer Many of SFU’s Burnaby campus buildings were constructed using asbestos-containing materials (ACM). ACM causes health hazards when disturbed; with...

Andrew Petter, amongst others, provide statements in solidarity against racism

Written by: Michelle Gomez, News Editor and Paige Riding, News Writer SFU President Andrew Petter has released a statement on SFU’s stance against racism. “The events...

Black Lives Matter protests held in Vancouver

Written by: Paige Riding, News Writer Photos: Kim Regala While the Black Lives Matter movement continues in the United States and around the world, Vancouver citizens...

UBC Senate voted to have a fall reading break. Will SFU follow suit?

Written by: Paige Riding, News Writer Announced at the end of May, the University of British Columbia’s Senate voted in favour of establishing a fall...

National security law for Hong Kong approved by China

Written by: Michelle Young, Staff Writer China has approved a new bill to criminalize secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in Hong Kong. The law...

Creative Writing minor to launch at SFU this fall

Written by: Paige Riding, News Writer On the evening of May 25, around 50 attendees joined together over Zoom to celebrate the upcoming launch of...

“We are open for business”: SFU co-op adapts to a COVID-19 summer

Written by: Zach Siddiqui, Humour Editor Over the past few months, the COVID-19 outbreak has caused complications for SFU co-op programs, including cancelled and postponed...

Board Shorts: Friday May 29

Written by: Paige Riding, News Writer COVID-19 Survey Report and conversation with SFU administration discussed At the end of April, the Board circulated a COVID-themed survey...

SFU students create organization to help frontline workers

Written by: Winona Young, Peak Associate A group of SFU students have partnered with UBC students to launch a charity organization that provides free meals...