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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Think twice about taking a gap year during the COVID-19 pandemic

By: Nathan Tok, Peak Associate I am going to just straight up say it at the start: unless you have a well-thought-out, rock-solid plan, it is...

Political Corner: Trump’s inaction on the Russian bounties should not be allowed to fall...

By: Kelly Grounds, Peak Associate On June 26, 2020, the New York Times released a report that claimed American intelligence had determined that a Russian military...

It’s time that we rethink the necessity of exams in classrooms

By: Madeleine Chan, Staff Writer SFU recently announced that the final exam schedule for all classes will be released in October, rather than at enrollment. The...

We cannot risk becoming complacent with the presence of COVID-19 in our lives

By: Nicole Magas, Opinions Editor In a July 6 open letter to both the federal and provincial governments, several current and former health experts pleaded for...

Romanticizing bad habits only makes them worse

By: Madeleine Chan, Staff Writer Ah yes, the stereotypical university student: eating ramen from the bag, macaroni and cheese from the box, pulling all-nighters every night,...

We need to prepare for the psychological fallout of COVID-19 before it hits

By: Nicole Magas, Opinions Editor A global pandemic is not a good time for anyone. Even those of us of the introvert persuasion are now...

It took far too long for complaints about SFU Athletics’ team name to be...

By: Devana Petrovic, Staff Writer It’s no secret to the SFU community that our athletics teams are represented by an embarrassing and dangerously misleading name: “The...

What Grinds Our Gears: I need more respect from my intrusive family

By: Alex Masse, SFU Student I have a very specific study ritual, one that works with my painfully neurodivergent brain: I move all my distractions, set...

International students needed more financial support in the past, and they need support now

By: Devana Petrovic, Staff Writer Although another remote semester in the fall is a bummer for everyone, it's especially difficult for the international students who are...

SFU should bring back the food science and nutrition program

By: Nathan Tok, Peak Associate You know what is the most important thing to students? No, I’m not thinking of grades, or even how full the...