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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The problem with taking the SFSS election slates at face value

Written by Gabrielle McLaren, Features Editor Each year, the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) election is like adulthood: sudden and overwhelming, and nobody ever tells...

Drag is bigger than just cisgender men

Written by Winona Young, Peak Associate In an interview with The Guardian, drag queen RuPaul commented that he would “probably not” allow trans* women as...

SFSS How-To Afterword: Stay Connected

Written by Corbett Gildersleve, Alumnus Each board makes a number of big and small decisions throughout the year. Each of these decisions often have unintended...

Our collective responsibility regarding dangerous drug use

Written by Youeal Abera, Peak Associate Since April 14, 2016, BC has been in a health emergency. The number of individuals overdosing on fentanyl has drastically...

The Peak’s 2018 SFSS candidate endorsements

Correction, 03/14/2018: Business Representative candidate Raunaq Singh was originally erroneously listed as an independent candidate. He is a member of the Shift SFU slate.  Disclaimer:...

Student mental health vs. limited teaching days: the fall reading break debate

Reading break is an enjoyable, once-a-year treat . . . emphasis on once-a-year. As a freshman, I was confused about why we didn’t have...

Do you even display your sensitive side, bro?

Written by Alexander Kenny, Peak Associate I’m not muscular. Hell, I can’t even check off the “physically toned” box. I’m not incredibly assertive or aggressive....

Make ‘accountability’ your number one travel destination for 2018

Written by Kaylene Amundson, SFU Student “Shotgun!” my brothers and I would shout while running out the door. With sleeping bags, a tent, and much...

SFSS ELECTION HOW-TO: The SFSS needs a comprehensive recruitment and training program

Written by Corbett Gildersleve, Alumnus The last two SFSS elections saw few candidates run, with most executive positions running uncontested. This is not a sign...

Ops of the Hour

“How ‘Black Panther’ Dissects Tension Between Africans & African-Americans” – Jessica Bennett, Ebony Magazine The strength of this piece lies in the fact that it...