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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Distance education: worth your troubles?

By: Anindita Gupta  When I think about online courses, my mind goes into a little bit of a panic:  racing heart, breathlessness, a sense of...

Long story short: Being married means choosing a different student experience

By Jessie Morton  It always comes up in conversation somehow, within the first few weeks of a new semester. “What did you do this weekend?”,...

Long story short: Messing up when growing up is 100% unavoidable

By: Winona Young, Staff Writer  We were standing out on the street and began what I call “the awkward after-dinner shuffle.” We’ve all done the...

What’s in your bag, SFU?

Written and photographed by: Jennifer Low, Peak Associate  It’s pretty simple. We took a walk around SFU and asked people to tell us about the...

SFU students take the Zero Waste Challenge

By: Jessie Harper and Kimberly Huynh Jessie’s story My journey with zero waste living began while I was living in downtown Vancouver in a 180-square-foot apartment. I...

Why you’re paying so much for textbooks: Part 2 ⁄ 2

By: Alexander Kenny, Peak Associate  When students discuss the topic of textbook prices, it is almost unanimous amongst them that prices are too high. Last...

From cosmetics to green business and film: Mia Fiona Kut on her post-SFU life

By: Victoria Lopatka, Staff Writer  Fast facts about Mia Fiona Kut Name: Mia Fiona Kut Business name/Instagram: Luna Nectar /@lunanectar Hometown: Richmond, BC Year...

A crash course on renters’ rights for students

By Winona Young, Peak Associate  If it is your first time renting solo on an apartment, suite, etc., and landlords are going to hope and...

Why you’re paying so much for textbooks: Part 1 ⁄ 2

By: Alexander Kenny, Peak Associate  Purchasing textbooks has become a macabre ritual amongst post-secondary students. Students at SFU, myself included, always spend time discussing, comparing,...

Summer job roundup

By: Bernice Puzon  Summer is the time for beautiful weather, hanging out with friends, and if you’re lucky enough, taking a break from school. While...