Justin Blanchard

  • Sweeping Education Under the Rug

    Quebec Universities Must Change Tactics to Increase Funding

    As Université de Montréal rector Guy Breton reminded us last week, the dire state of our universities’ funding hasn’t disappeared just because our elected officials have seemingly stopped looking for solutions.

  • Do Undergrads Want to Use Student Centre Fund for Food Co-Ops?

    Vote on Using Student Space Fund for Food-System Projects in Upcoming CSU Elections

    The subject of fee levies has featured prominently thus far in this year’s CSU elections campaign, but they won’t be the only funds being voted on when students head to the polls next week.

  • Hive Café Progress Slowed by Lack of Funds

    Construction on The Hive Café has not yet begun—but that’s not the only thing holding back progress on the project’s development.

  • A Culture of Many Cultures

    Quebec’s Language Laws Help No One

    Quebec’s culture must be preserved—but I don’t mean the one Pauline Marois has in mind when she says the same.

  • A New Sheriff in Town

    McGill Martlets Stun Stingers 41-34 to Win First Provincial Title in 8 Years

    Stingers women’s rugby head coach Graeme McGravie said in September his only two goals for this season were to go undefeated in the regular season and make it to nationals.

  • Moral Victories Don’t Count

    1-0 Loss to UdeM Drops Stingers to 0-2

    The Concordia Stingers women’s soccer team’s rough start to the season continued…

  • Starting Off on the Wrong Foot

    Stingers Lose Season Opener 5-1 to UdeM

    Greg Sutton’s head coaching debut was one to forget.

  • Once A Stinger, Always A Stinger

    Retiring Recreation and Athletics Director Brought Facility Development to ConU

    It still hasn’t sunk in yet for Katie Sheahan.

  • Building a Brand

    ConU Grad Brings Grassroots Vision to CIS

    Pierre Lafontaine has never been one to shy away from a challenge.

  • Offseason? What Offseason?

    ConU’s Baseball Team Stays Sharp With Year-Round Practices

    When the Concordia Stingers baseball team’s 2012 season came to a screeching halt in the playoffs last October, there was little time to dwell over what could’ve been.

  • Varsity Blues

    Concordia’s Sports Clubs Can’t Yet Earn Varsity Status. But That’s Okay—They’ll Wait

    Many things may keep Concordia baseball club head coach Howard Schwartz up at night. His team’s lack of varsity status isn’t one of them.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Hashtagging: #You’re #Doing #It #Wrong

    Social media is pretty awesome.

  • Uphill Battle for Downhill Team

    Concordia University Ski Club Looks to Improve in 2013

    Concordia University’s Ski Club…

  • Why Are the Stingers Struggling?

    ConU’s Sports Teams Are Having Trouble Finding Success. Here’s How th­e Athletics Department Plans to Make Strides. Sort Of.

    Concordia’s varsity sports teams are struggling nearly everywhere you turn.

  • Wanted: 60-Minute Effort

    Blown Lead Costs Stingers Game Against Carleton

    After jumping out to an early 2-0 lead over the visiting second-ranked Carleton Ravens last Saturday, the Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team seemed to be headed for their first victory in nine games. Then they let it slip away.

  • Con U Student Prepares for Montreal-Argentina Run

    This time next year, most of Concordia’s class of 2013 will be trying to find a job. Joseph Michael Kai-Tsu Liu Roqueni is not most Concordia students.

  • Slumping Stingers

    Early Season Woes Continue Against Guelph

    The Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team’s early season woes continued on Saturday as they lost 3-0 at home to the Guelph Gryphons.

  • Today’s Explorers

    ConU Alum The Expeditioners Live to Travel the World

    Last December, they trekked Ecuador’s Tungurahua volcano for kilometres on end. In January, they scuba-dived deep into the Silfra rift in Iceland. In September, they kayaked in Cape Breton and even got a showing of the Northern Lights. Their next adventure…

  • Stingers Still Alive

    Concordia Can Still Make Playoffs After Win Over Citadins

    The Concordia Stingers men’s soccer team still have a chance to make the playoffs after defeating the UQAM Citadins 1-0 Sunday afternoon.

  • Playing for Pride

    Stingers Squeeze by Rival Redmen in Shaughnessy Cup

    As Keegan Treloar’s conversion kick sailed through the uprights, Gerry McGrath turned to find Reid Quest on the sideline. For a brief moment, the usually quiet, reserved Stingers head coach gave way to his emotions and embraced his starting quarterback.