Stuff we like

Stuff we like and don’t like

Stuff we like: The Good Place I know I’m a little late to the party, but this clever sitcom set in the afterlife is as delightful as it is deep. Veronica Mars fans will find plenty to love in Kristen Bell’s lead performance as Eleanor, a terrible person who somehow ends up in a kind […]

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Apply to be our Editor-in-Chief

It’s that time of year again: The Peak is electing its next Editor-in-Chief. We’re looking for a student with talent, ambition, and the ability to lead and manage a diverse team of writers, editors, photographers, filmmakers, and designers. The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for everything we publish in our paper, and determines the shape that The Peak will […]

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Famous philosophers and their fetishes

Thales: Watersports First in the western canon, first in the sack. Thales thought water was the only element. Show him how right he is.   Friedrich Nietzsche: Strangling What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, and the meaninglessness of the universe strangles us everyday anyways.   Immanuel Kant: Anal After all, humans are always an […]

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SFU Chairs highlights Burnaby campus’ worst seats

Anyone who has been on SFU’s Burnaby campus for more than a semester has seen them. Beat up, out of place, left out in the cold. This campus is a graveyard for forgotten chairs, and most students have just gotten used to seeing them around. But for two students, they didn’t just see garbage — […]

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Let’s Talk about the corporatization of mental health

Mental health in the media is never messy. Portrayed sufferers tend to be bored white people who spend their time indoors with the lights off, until they find the perfect medication for them. Then it’s all bike rides, swingsets, and walks on the beach. Symptoms are clean and treatment is simple: all it takes is […]

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Vancouver joins worldwide Women’s March on Washington

“This would not have happened if every one of you hadn’t stepped up,” organiser Lisa Langevin told a vocal crowd of nearly 15,000. “It takes a village to raise a child, and this village raised this child.” The crowd was gathered in Jack Poole plaza for the Women’s March on Washington – Vancouver, held downtown […]

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SPOOF: The Mascot of the Year

It’s midday on Burnaby Mountain and the air is thin and frosty. With the exam period over and the new semester still weeks away, few of the university’s nearly 30,000 students remain on campus, with most students in residence having gone home for the holidays. The quiet is only broken by the occasional howls and […]

There’s no doubt that 2016 was a frustrating year, but with the beautiful world of The Witness, the puzzle-based game proved to be the best kind of frustrating.

The best video games of 2016

By all measures, 2016 was a good year for gamers. Much as I would’ve liked to try them all, I didn’t get around to some of my most anticipated games — still, I was able to try out some of the year’s best and brightest, all of which stick out in my memory for one […]

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The biggest beefs in rap history

Kool Moe Dee vs. Busy Bee (1981) The beef that started it all. Less a genuine rivalry and more a spontaneous rap battle, it started when rapper Busy Bee Starski shot a diss at fellow rapper Kool Moe Dee during a live set at the Harlem World club. Dee, one of the all-time rap legends, […]

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Drake vs. Kid Cudi

Drake should win the beef You were the man on the moon Now you just go through your phases Life of the angry and famous Still never been on hiatus You stay xann’d and perk’d up So when reality set in, you don’t gotta face it “Two Birds One Stone” – Drake When I first […]

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