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Saturday, February 29, 2020

SFU robotics club gives competition the gears

SFU phasers were set to win at the 2014 VEX Robotics World Championship in Anaheim, California earlier this month, which invited top robotics teams...

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...

Fifth annual Women’s Safety Fair puts violence against women front and centre

The fifth annual Women’s Safety Fair took place at SFU Harbour Centre on October 5, and was hosted by the Vancouver Police Department (VPD)...

Concert number crunch

The SFSS has approved a budget of almost $80,000 for a 2014 Fall Kickoff event, causing us to reflect on the financial outcomes of...

Graduate Student Society election to take place this week

With the undergraduate students of Simon Fraser University just recently wrapping up their byelection for their student society, the graduate students are preparing for...

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...

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...

Former SFSS president publishes his side of “forced resignation” story

Perhaps the biggest shock that the SFSS board of directors faced this year was when then-President Deepak Sharma resigned just over a month into...

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...

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...