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 […]

A train runs along the Evergreen line earlier this week in preparation of opening today.

All aboard the Evergreen Line

After over a year of delays, the Evergreen Line is officially open today. This news should delight SFU students who live in Coquitlam and Port Moody. The extension starts at new Burquitlam stop, going all the way to Lafarge Lake—Douglas with four stops in between. It will meet up with the already existing SkyTrain routes […]

Graduate students will have three days to vote on three different Directors for the executive committee, as well as a referendum question.

Graduate Student Society election to take place this week

With the undergraduate students of Simon Fraser University just recently wrapping up their byelection for their student society, the graduate students are preparing for their biannual election. The Graduate Student Society (GSS) roles of Director of University Relations, Director of Finance, and Director of Graduate Services are all being voted on. While University Relations is […]


#YesWeChen prevails, Larissa voted in as SFSS president

The SFU undergraduate student body has spoken — well, some of it, anyways — and has elected Larissa Chen to become the official president of the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS). With just over five percent of the student body casting a vote, Chen defeated opponents Deepak Sharma and Darien Lechner. This is Lechner’s second […]

Thadoe Wai reacts with glee upon learning that he won the position of environment representative for the SFSS.

Thadoe Wai elected as environment representative for the SFSS

It took a couple of elections, but the 2016–17 Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) will finally have a representative for the faculty of environment, and that person is Thadoe Wai. With no candidates running in the general election last spring, Wai beat out running mate Supreet Malhi garnering two-thirds of the vote. He collected 61 […]

Larissa Chen (right) is congratulated by Deepak Sharma upon learning that she won the SFSS byelection.

SFU students say “Yes We Chen,” vote Larissa as SFSS President

Larissa Chen will serve as the Simon Fraser Student Society president for the rest of the 2016—2017 term. The former VP Student Services was thrust into the role on an interim basis when Deepak Sharma resigned, and managed both roles until her own resignation before the byelection. From here on out, she’ll serve as Chair […]

Larissa Chen speaks at Wednesday's debate on Burnaby campus. Chen's campaign is focused on continuing her tenure as interim president.

Interview with Larissa Chen

With the SFSS byelection this week, The Peak sat down with all the presidential candidates for a more in-depth chat than the timed responses at the debates. To find the other interviews, click here for Darien Lechner and here for Deepak Sharma.  Nathan Ross: You mentioned on Surrey that one of the reasons you were running was so that […]

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