19.1 C
Burnaby
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Deepak Sharma resigns as SFSS president

Deepak Sharma is no longer the President of the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS). The Peak has received confirmation that Sharma failed to meet...

Interview with Darien Lechner

With the SFSS byelection this week, The Peak sat down with all the presidential candidates for a more in-depth chat than the timed responses at the...

Who really leads in a minority government?

SFU’s Centre for Dialogue and The Vancouver Sun co-hosted a panel to delve into what it is, exactly, that minority governments do in Canada. The...

Build SFU stadium cancellation grows into controversy for the SFSS

What was originally a simple press release has become the biggest issue to date for this year’s Simon Fraser Student Society Board of Directors,...

SFU alum on hunger strike until Site C construction ceases

Update: The Peak contacted BC Hydro via phone, who said they would call back by 4 p.m. Friday in response to Henry's claims like the project...

Social housing provides shelter from mental illness and addiction

SFU health sciences professor Julian Somers recently released new findings that demonstrate the effectiveness of supported housing in assisting those with drug addictions and...

Interview with Larissa Chen

With the SFSS byelection this week, The Peak sat down with all the presidential candidates for a more in-depth chat than the timed responses at the...

SFU Faculty Association votes to unionize

SFU faculty members and library staff have officially voted to unionize. The results of the vote, which were made public on Thursday, May 15, showed...

This year’s election “disappointing” according to SFSS Board members

At this point, those who have been following the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) election know that there are a reduced number of candidates...

School breakfast helps kids learn: Beedie researchers

Poverty among school-aged children remains an ongoing concern in Canada. However, positive results from a breakfast program at a local Burnaby elementary school could...