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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Museums can teach us about colonialism or preach it

By: Gabrielle McLaren, Staff Writer In 2012, the SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology accepted a collection of stone tools a farmer had gathered along...

We need to preserve both safe spaces and academic freedom

The right to free speech flirts with human progress the way peanut butter jives with strawberry jelly — they’re the “it couple.” At SFU,...

Forget ‘big’ books; read zines

You don’t know where to turn. You’ve been down the library stacks multiple times, and can’t find anything that appeals to you. Everything seems...

We need to talk: period

I'm sure we all have hazy memories of sitting in our sixth-grade biology class, starting the chapter that we'd all been sheepishly looking forward...

Mike de Jong acted in the clear on the foreign-buyers tax

By: Mark Westwood If all goes as planned, finance minister Mike de Jong will be out of office by the end of the month. But...

What the NDP and Green parties could have in store for BC

By: Sarvin Samei On May 29, NDP leader John Horgan and Green Party leader Andrew Weaver shocked the province by announcing a joint partnership and...

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...

TSSU motion is discriminatory and a threat to academic freedom

By: Rachel Altman, SFU Professor During the week of May 15–19, the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) will vote on whether to amend their bylaws...

The food and beverage closures show why you need to watch what you’re funding

Before I started writing for The Peak, I admittedly paid very little attention to student politics. When I voted for my preferred Simon Fraser...