Julian McKenzie

  • This Is What It’s Like to Be a Black Actor in Canada

    The reality of black actors in Canada.

  • Stingers Briefs: You Get a Win, and You Get a Win!

    Basketball Teams Beat Bishop’s, Men’s Hockey Beats RMC

    This week in Stingers Briefs, Concordia’s basketball and men’s hockey teams all won on the road.

  • Green Hypnotic & High Klassified: LVL Ou Rien

    The Link sat down with the gatekeepers of the Laval hip hop scene, High Klassified and Green Hypnotic

  • Know Your Rights as an Intern in Canada

    Interns who have worked without pay can send in an Employment Standards or a Complaints Registration form to the company they’ve interned for, in order to recoup minimum wages for whatever hours they have worked.

  • Stingers Briefs: Women’s Hockey Wins on the Road

    Concordia Beats Ottawa Gee-Gees for Third Straight Win

    The Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team is on a roll after winning their third straight league game this past Friday night. They won 4-2 over the Ottawa Gee-Gees at the Minto Sports Complex in Ottawa.

  • Stingers Briefs: Saturday Afternoon Rivalries

    Stingers Men’s Basketball Wins Second Straight Over Nationally-Ranked McGill, Women’s Team Loses in OT

    This week in Stingers Briefs, we recap a wild Saturday afternoon of Concordia basketball against McGill University.

  • Men’s Basketball: Schneiders Saves The Day

    Concordia Defeats UQAM At Home, Creates Three-Way Tie for Second Place in Conference

    Concordia Stingers head coach Rastko Popovic had a big smile on his face on Saturday evening as he prepared to answer questions post-game.

  • Women’s Basketball: Sweet Second

    Stingers Get Second Win of the Season After Beating Citadins

    The Concordia Stingers scored 33 points in the third quarter and their bench was loving every minute of it. Shot after shot, the players and coaches would celebrate as if every point was bringing them closer to a championship, and not their second win of the season.

  • Men’s Basketball: This One’s For The Kids in Purple

    Concordia Blows 16-Point Lead to Bishop’s Gaiters

    The Maroon and Gold led for most of the contest, but the Bishop’s Gaiters would not go away.

  • Women’s Basketball: An Ugly Win

    Stingers Finally Earn First Victory With Blowout Win over Bishop’s

    The Bishop’s Gaiters women’s basketball team has fallen on hard times as they haven’t won a league game since the 2011-12 season. They were already shorthanded coming into their contest against the Concordia Stingers on Saturday afternoon, fielding only eight available players.

  • Under the Gunner

    Catching Up with the Former Stingers Running Back

    In Austin, Texas, the capital of the second most populous and second largest state in the U.S., there is a young industrial welder who spends his day building overhead bridge cranes and designing custom parts for oil production.

  • Football: Most Outstanding Miller

    Concordia Stingers Quarterback Given Top Conference, Receiver Lessard Named Most Outstanding Offensive Rookie

    Concordia Stingers quarterback Trenton Miller was given the Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy for being named the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec conference’s most outstanding player during a ceremony in Quebec City on Friday afternoon.

  • Women’s Basketball: Stumble at the First Block

    Stingers Drop Season Opener Versus UQAM Citadins

    Down 8-3 in the first quarter, Concordia Stingers head coach Tenicha Gittens looked visibly frustrated at her players.

  • Football: Lost in Blue

    Stingers Drop Regular Season Finale at UdeM, Will Face Laval Next Week

    Twice the Concordia Stingers tried to compete with the reigning Vanier Cup champions, the Université de Montréal Carabins. Twice the Concordia Stingers failed. But it didn’t stop Stingers quarterback Trenton Miller from vowing that the Stingers would get another chance at defeating UdeM following Saturday’s game.

  • Les Frères Celestin: Two Brothers On Opposite Edges of the Montreal Hip-Hop Spectrum

    Similar to numerous hip-hop artists in Montreal, neighbouring Laval, the West Island, and the South Shore, Louie P is clamouring for attention. While he has opened for up-and-coming rappers such as GoldLink and Skepta, and has been featured on rap blogs such as Hypetrak and HotNewHipHop.com, it hasn’t turned him into a household name, unlike the older brother he still shares a room with.

  • So You’re Saying There’s a Chance (the Rapper)

    Chicago Rapper Is Latest Special Guest of Hip-Hop Class at Concordia

    “Everybody was like, wait, timeout,” said Chance. “This is great. This is like the best fart to ever come out. This is the best fart to come out in 2013.”

  • CJ Flemings: Achieved Status

    Notorious B.I.G., Tupac, Jay Z, or Nas are some of the common influences cited by many rappers as their reason for getting into the hip-hop genre. In contrast, Montreal rapper CJ Flemings, who started making music at the age of 13, points to the sounds of Atlanta rapper Young Dro and T.I., specifically their work on one-hit wonder Yung L.A.’s “Ain’t I” from 2008.

  • Football: Kick It to Win It

    Concordia Stingers Win Shaughnessy Cup and Clinch A Playoff Berth With Victory

    With crosstown bragging rights, a trophy and a potential playoff berth on the line, Concordia Stingers kicker Keegan Treloar was called on to kick a 30-yard field goal to win the game. However, prior to the game-winning kick, Treloar’s kicking practice net was broken and the fifth-year marketing student couldn’t warm up.

  • Chance the Rapper Comes to Concordia

    Chancelor Bennett aka Chance the Rapper was a special guest at Concordia University’s Hip-Hop: Past, Present, Future class, taught by hip-hop artist and professor Yassin Alsalman.

  • Feeling The Vibes: Chance the Rapper Performs at Olympia Theatre

    Hours after being interviewed by Montreal rapper The Narcicyst aka Narcy in front of hundreds of students at Concordia University, the Chicago rapper delighted fans with a performance at the Olympia Theatre as part of his Family Matters Tour with fellow rappers D.R.A.M, Towkio, and producer Metro Boomin.