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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Letting go and moving on from a breakup

Mornings and evenings are the hardest. I wake up and look over to see him not next to me. I look down at my...

‘Implied consent’ is not consent at all

A few weeks ago, a friend and I were watching a film that focused on a teenage, heterosexual, interracial romance. At one point, the...

Honorary degrees dishonour our schools

University students and alumni know that, no matter your field of study, getting your degree is a challenge that involves a rigorous workload, a...

THE BAD RAP: Kanye West

Celebrities and people in the public eye are often placed on a pedestal — whether they choose to be or not. With that spotlight...

Justice was served in the case of Michelle Carter

We all know that killing is wrong; that’s a given fact. The law’s primary job is to keep people safe, in part by punishing...

Policing our outdoor activities so isn’t chill, dude

I never thought that something as simple as yoga would be banned from public parks. Let me first say that I love Vancouver. I love...

Tim Hortons’ possible closure deserves more student input

As you might’ve heard, SFU’s sparking a hardcore internal makeover of its available set of eateries. This includes potentially canning the Burnaby campus Tim...

Animal research and torture are not the same thing

By: Lyz Boyd, Peak Contributor When you hear “animal experimentation,” are you conjuring images of sad animals suffering unspeakable horrors? Are they locked in tiny...

Having a bigger say in our learning would be sweet

“Pick a candy from the box,” said my teaching assistant (TA), as I walked into the first tutorial of a new semester. Puzzled, I reached...

Fining hate speech on social media is a slippery slope to censorship

Germany approved a new law this past week in which social media companies will be fined up to $53 million if they don’t remove...