Michael Clarke, (centre) a Compass employee and union leader, presents the SFU administration the names of the students who have signed their support for the SFU food services staff.

UPDATED: Claims of 160 SFU cafeteria workers being fired misleading

While Simon Fraser University (SFU) is still determining who will be their next food supplier, an unfortunate hyperbolization is the latest twist in the plight of the employees worried about their jobs.   Just past midnight on February 7, an email went out from graduate student Monica Petek to a portion of SFU students titled […]


SARRS rampages through SFU, start of outbreak could be deadly

Even though there has been no case of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) reported worldwide since 2004, there’s a new type of SARRS in town — and it’ll leave you feeling just as sick. A new club on campus, fueled by the rise of nazis in America as well as the general indecency of people […]

SFU food services workers protest for job security

It’s a scary time for the food services workers at Simon Fraser University. The workers — which include the staff at Mackenzie Cafe, the Dining Hall, and the caterers for SFU events among other roles — held two protests at Simon Fraser University on January 27. In total, there are 160 food service workers employed […]

Buchanan officially retired in 1997 after more than 30 years of service, but still volunteered his time as head coach of the men's and women's varsity golf teams.

John Buchanan, influential figure and coach at SFU, passes away

A member of Simon Fraser University Athletics Hall of Fame, John Buchanan passed away on January 19 at the age of 77. It was reported he passed away peacefully, at home with his family. Buchanan, who is a legend around SFU athletics, is best known as the man who established the SFU men’s soccer program […]

Little is known about the "Central Resource Office" - including what it will eventually be named - and the lack of information has become cause for concern.

Two major issues could threaten to undermine the sexual violence policy

Throughout the questions and comments raised at the feedback sessions for the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Prevention, Education and Support Policy draft, there were two issues that became a lightning rod for the Simon Fraser University community: the “Central Resource Office” and how a sexual violence report will be investigated and resolved. The office, which […]

Crucial period of sexual violence policy edits underway

Simon Fraser University was never going to write the perfect policy on their first attempt. There was a lot going right for the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Prevention, Education and Support Policy (SVMPESP) after the first draft was released on January 4. For an initial draft, it was a very motivating beginning after months of […]


SPOOF: Famous Feuds of 2016

SFU Exams vs. The Snow What’s this? What’s this? What the fuck is this?! Snow is a big cock-slap in the face, and Metro Vancouver had that frozen dick whap her right on her pink cheeks this winter. SFU felt the whiplash of the cock-slap over the exam period — cancelling and rescheduling a plethora […]


Bus service still sketchy at snowy Burnaby campus

SFU’s exam season is still facing hurdles as the Burnaby campus has closed from 5 p.m. on for December 10. Vancouver and Surrey remain open, although students who have exams at those campuses who live on Burnaby Mountain are encouraged to contact their professors and reschedule. Currently, there is a shuttle service for to get […]

While the Trottier observatory is a great place to take pictures of stars, it was the place to take pictures of SFU last night.

Snowy SFU a sight to behold at night

With the first major snowfall in the greater Vancouver area in nearly three years happening on Monday, it was the first snow day for many of the undergraduate students at Simon Fraser University, as classes were cancelled. While Burnaby Mountain was not safe to drive up during the day, the roads had cleared up in […]

SFU is blanketed in snow, and it looks like this could be the scene on Burnaby Mountain for the next while.

SFU cancels classes on Burnaby Mountain until further notice

UPDATE: SFU has announced that all classes will be cancelled for Monday, December 5. Check on @peaksfu or your SFU connect email to stay informed for the rest of the week. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————- The first snowfall of the year has thrown a wrench into the final week of classes, with a snow day being called due to […]

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