All systems go for second Annual Anatomy Fashion Show

On Saturday, March 4, SFU’s co-ed pre-medical fraternity Phi Delta Epsilon hosted their second annual Anatomy Fashion Show at Harbour Centre. Instead of designer clothes and shows, the models of this fashion show were strutting their organs. Inspired by medical fraternities from the United States, the Anatomy Fashion Show featured a different body system painted […]

SFU alum, Hasan Namir, on Islam and intimacy

Fearlessly and unapologetically, SFU alumnus Hasan Namir tackles homophobia, religion, and coming-of-age in his award-winning debut novel, God in Pink. The novel is set in Iraq in 2003 and tells the story of Ramy, an orphaned homosexual university student who seeks guidance from Ammar, a sheikh at his local mosque, as he struggles to reconcile […]

SFU appoints new chief safety officer amid campus concerns

Following sexual assault allegations and privacy issues in campus washrooms, Mark LaLonde has stepped in as SFU’s new chief safety officer as of June 6. LaLonde brings a wealth of experience to the position. “My entire career has been focused on public safety, and risk management, and human security,” he said in an interview with […]

Olympic Watch: SFU student Gabriel Ho-Garcia is Rio-ready

SFU will not be without representation at the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. In the opening ceremonies, keep your eyes peeled for student Gabriel Ho-Garcia, playing men’s field hockey for Team Canada  . The Peak caught up with Ho-Garcia after he’d attended a barbecue held in honour of those going off to compete in Rio. […]

What is killing Howe Sound sea stars?

In the summer of 2013, the sea stars that once carpeted North America’s west coast began dying by the millions, prompting an SFU research team to investigate. “Evidence for a trophic cascade on rocky reefs following sea star mass mortality in British Columbia”  is a study recently published by SFU’s Jessica Schultz, Ryan Cloutier, and […]

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