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The Peak
2900 Maggie Benston Centre
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
(778) 782-5110


Editor-in-Chief : Meera Eragoda (

Meera (they/them/theirs) is a History major who hates detail and Gender Studies minor who loves hexing the patriarchy. They have an undying love of croissants and would ideally love to spend all their time in nature.






Business and Advertising Manager: Yuri Zhou (

Phone: (778) 782-3598

Yuri(she/her/hers) has been working with The Peak since 2017, is mom to two little monkeys. She is a food lover, especially spicy, spicy extra spicy! She loves The Peak and cares about all the staff a lot.


Promotions/Social Media Manager: Saba Adara (

Saba (she/her/hers) is a Sociology major, book lover, big fan of movies that make her cry, and coffee addict. When she’s not working, she likes to paint on dollar-store canvases and listen to Kid Cudi, Nicki Minaj, or Prince.

Copy Editor:
Michelle Young (

Michelle (she/hers) is a Communication student who loves rainy days and making pancakes.







News Editor: Nancy La (

Nancy (she/her) is an English major and Humanities minor. She likes to obsess over coffee brewing techniques (it’s the pour over at the moment) and is always starting new fermentation projects (kimchi and sauerkrauts, anyone?).







News Writer: Yelin Gemma Lee (Gem Lee)

Gem (they/them) is an existentialist ?-year student of English and Publishing. They love listening to rain fall on the tent while camping and reading at coffee shops on their days off.



News Writer: Karissa Ketter

Karissa (she/her/hers) is an International Studies major who enjoys collecting plants (despite knowing she’ll struggle to keep them alive), a good cup of coffee, and a book.







Opinions Editor: Lubaba Mahmud (

Lubaba (she/hers) is a fourth year Economics and International Studies student. Her hobbies include treating Spotify as her therapist, thrifting, and re-watching New Girl.



Features Editor: Marco Ovies (

Marco (he/him/his) does not know what year at SFU he is in anymore and is too afraid to check. When he is not busy drinking iced coffee (or talking about iced coffee) he is taking care of his plants, listening to one of his indie-pop playlists, or reading.








Arts Editor: Sara Wong (

Sara Wong (she/her/hers) is a third year Humanities major, Publishing minor. If you want her to be happy, you should buy her food, make her food, or be food.






Humour Editor: Carter Hemion (

Carter (they/he) is an English major. When not writing, they can be found watching birds, drinking tea, or listening to music. More likely, they are currently writing while doing all three.




Staff Writer: Kelly Chia

Kelly (she/her/hers) is a fourth year English major and Print and Publishing minor. She enjoys writing in her head and forgetting what to put on paper later, and choosing one artist (read: Carly Rae Jepsen) to project on.





Staff Writer: Victoria Lopatka

Victoria (she/her) is a fifth year – stop judging, okay? – Criminology major and Communication minor. She can be found sitting on Instagram-able patios or walking home from the local boba shop, a jasmine green milk tea with pearls in one hand and a tote full of library books in the other.



Staff Writer: Charlene Aviles

Charlene (she/her/hers) is a fourth year transfer student studying Criminology and Psychology. She enjoys listening to 90’s R&B, watching the Food Network, and drinking bubble tea.



Staff Writer: Tamanna (Tammy) T.

Tammy (she/her/hers) is a third-year English major who does not know how she made it this far in her degree. When she’s not crying about reading a Shakespeare play, she can be found obsessing over BookTok, drinking an iced caramel macchiato, or frantically saying hi to dogs (from a distance).



Production and Design Editor: Brianna Quan (

Brianna (she/her) is a fifth year IAT major and Publishing minor. She’s an avid Disney lover and you’ll most likely find her singing along to High School Musical 😀 When she’s not working she enjoys reading and chasing sunsets.

Assistant Production Editors : Kitty Cheung and Josh Ralla

Kitty Cheung (she/her) studies IAT with a minor in World Literature. She enjoys drag shows, audiobooks, and curling up with her cat Dou Dou, whose name translates to “Beans” in Cantonese.

Josh Ralla (he/him) is a fifth 😩 year marketing student, IAT minor. On his 21st rewatch of The Office, an avid admirer of dogs, and likes to flex that he’s visible on Google Street View in three different locations.


Photo Editor: Gudrun Wai-Gunnarsson (

Gudrun (she/her/hers) likes taking photos.


Multimedia Editor: Karla Salazar (

Karla (she/her/hers) is a fourth year film major. Enjoys nature, reading comic books and watching films and shows (of course).


Assistant Multimedia Editor: Rashi Sethi (

Rashi is a fifth year doing an FCAT double minor– extended minor in film with a (regular) minor in SIAT. She enjoys binging TV shows, photography, going on long walks and hikes.


Distribution Coordinator: Gareth Bennett (


Website Manager: Karar Al-Mamaar (