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Sunday, September 20, 2020

The VPD should not be barred from Pride this year

In February, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Vancouver chapter petitioned to have the police removed from the Vancouver Pride Parade. Their rationale is that...

#MeToo: Things to consider about the latest anti-sexual violence social media campaign

In the past couple of weeks, details of Harvey Weinstein’s countless sexual assaults on women in the entertainment industry has been brought to the...

Hypersexualizing women of colour in media builds harmful expectations

While any person can be sexualized, it is fair to say that women and femme bodies are most often the subjects of this gaze....

WHAT GRINDS OUR GEARS: Tim Hortons in 2018

Written by Liam Wilson, SFU Student Let’s face it: Tim’s is not the champion of Canada that it used to be. If you’ve kept up with...

Cancelling the Davie Street Block Party takes away from Pride

Written by: Geron Malbas, Peak Associate A few weeks ago, the Vancouver Pride Society (VPS) announced that they would be cancelling their annual Davie Street...

What Grinds our Gears: Videos from Last Week Tonight played in university lectures

Written by: Gene Cole, Opinions Editor I understand that it’s probably difficult for instructors to make a lesson plan that engages students every minute of...

Printing costs at SFU shouldn’t be a thing

Written by: Amal Javed Abdullah, Staff Writer One thing that majorly irks me as an SFU student is the printing fees. Surrey campus charges $0.11...

BC’s vow to have zero-emission vehicles by the year 2040 is absolutely doable

Written by Elise Burgert, Peak Associate In a big move towards climate action, the B.C. provincial government declared a mandate...

You can’t take United We Roll seriously when it serves as a platform for...

Written by: Gabrielle McLaren, Features Editor The Sparknotes version of United We Roll’s story is that a convoy of trucks traveled from Red Deer to...

10 reasons why Alyssa Milano’s #SexStrike reminds us that not all activism is created...

By: Gabrielle McLaren, Editor-in-Chief Content warnings for this piece include: abortion, pregnancy, and sexual violence. In May, the state of Georgia passed House Bill 481, nicknamed...