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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...

SFU releases sexual violence policy draft for feedback

On Wednesday, January 4, SFU released a draft of its sexual violence policy for feedback. All post-secondary institutions across BC will be required to...

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...

SFU satellite team shoots for the stars

A group of SFU students are preparing to launch their aspirations and dreams into outer space for an ongoing competition. The challenge in question...

Experiential learning site matches students with researchers

A recently launched SFU-based website is hoping to find you the perfect match — but we’re not talking about a love connection. Campus as...

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...

Interview with Deepak Sharma

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...

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...

Administration allegedly mishandled three sexual assault allegations

In the midst of rolling out community consultations for SFU’s new standalone sexual assault policy, reports have emerged that this past year that administration...

“Not-a-Party” election party celebrates nonpartisan politics

In what comedian Charlie Demers referred to as “the most positive use of an old porno theatre,” the Not-a-Party Election Party lit up the...