Shaun Michaud

  • The Link’s End of the Year Review

    It’s the month of May, summer’s right around the corner and folks at The Link can’t stop reminiscing about the past year.
    Join our hosts Zina Oukil and Fany Hebert at the End of The Year Review. Featuring special correspondents Brayden Jagger Haines and Elysia-Marie Campbell.

  • Police Use Shock Tactics To Squash Anti-Austerity Demo

    100 Anti-Austerity Protesters Take Over Downtown Montreal

    Montreal police used tear gas and shock tactics to repel demonstrators Saturday evening.
    The protest—dubbed “Grosse Manif de Soir” on Facebook—was composed of young people and union delegates from the CSN.

  • Red-haired Young Woman At The Night Protest

    A young woman tries to give out anti-austerity pamphlets to police officers at a night protest.

  • Ice Sculpture Fantasy

    Art Matters collaborated with the FOFA Sculpture Garden on Tuesday March 3, 2015 to make use of some prime real estate rarely noticed in the winter.

  • The Danger Girls of Skateboarding

    A Group of Women are Taking on the Male-Dominated Skateboard Culture in North America

    A little over two years ago, Rezko, a human relations student at Concordia, helped found Get Born, a non-profit online magazine dedicated to supporting the skateboarding culture in Montreal and Chicago. She persuaded co-founders Christerson and Liv Seidel—a green-hair-don’t-care idol—to make their mark documenting a lifestyle dominated by men.

  • Hacking The Patriarchy

    The Pyladies are an international membership group formed to help women learn Python, a programming language, in a safe, friendly environment. While men are still welcome, the group enables ladies to network without having to deal with the usual trappings of patriarchy.

  • UFC 186 Workout

    H2O MMA instructor Richard Ho trains with fighter Olivier Aubin-Mercier at the UFC 186 press conference at the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.

  • Self-Love Conquers All

    Social Justice Days Offers Alternatives to V-Day

    For the third straight year, the co-op Café L’Artère hosted the Self-Love Cabaret: l’amour se conjugue à la première personne, a show designed to challenge the consumerist auspices of Valentine’s Day.

  • Red Belly Dancer

    This year’s Self-Love Cabaret featured Nada Khashaba, a belly dancer whose moves under the red lights held a packed audience captive at Café L’Artère on Valentine’s Day.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Pizza and Ice Cream: Mix. Them.

    People don’t enjoy victuals anymore. They only eat to nourish their empty stomachs. Nobody makes time to get a second helping. I often dream of days past, when people would have those communal Friday food orgies. Gastric satisfaction has never been the same since.

  • The Pope of Peace Park

    The Story of “Boots,” the Man Who Fought to Legalize Skateboarding in Montreal

    “Boots” sits as if he has just realized the full weight of his decade-long labour of love. He won’t even crack a smile. I cannot fathom how such a curmudgeonly man could be so admired.

  • Will Androids Dream of Killing Electric Sheep?

    A Violent Robot Filled Future Might Not Be Far Away

    As we inch closer to elucidating the mystery of artificial intelligence—the Holy Grail of robotics—and accelerating the clock on technological singularity, scientists and laymen alike have warned that birthing the ghost in the shell could spell tentative doom for humankind.

  • Vigil for the Polytechnique shooting

    Last Saturday, a vigil was held on top of Mount Royal in homage of the victims of the Polytechnique Shooting.

  • OK Computer Riot

    A Look Back at Concordia’s Greatest Protest, 45 Years Later

    Concordia University, which took its name from Montreal’s motto of “well-being through harmony”, was once the site of flagrant strife. From the way the university’s administration treats its own history, a more accurate inspiration would be “well-being through sticking your head in the sand.”

  • Hunger Strike on the Mezz

    Aneil Prasad Fasts for 72 Hours in Protest Supporting Divestment

    Biology student Aneil Prasad fasted for 72 hours in the Hall Building to protest Concordia University’s investments in fossil fuel.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Moodle is Brutal

    It started with a murmur—students speaking in hushed tones in the hallways, talking about a revolution.

  • Dance Theatre Fusion

    Fabien Prioville’s Reverse_Me Invades the Goethe-Institut

    Choreographer Fabien Prioville’s new performance art piece h3. Reverse_Me will take-over the Montreal location of the German non-profit Goethe-Institut this week.

  • ATCR Electrifies CSU Orientation Concert

    A Tribe Called Red rocked the Corona Theatre at the Concordia Student Union’s annual orientation concert Friday.

  • The Link Meets Coach Donovan

    We met with new coach Mickey Donovan to discuss his plans for the football team and what it takes to be a Stinger.

  • Ultimate Royalty

    Montreal Royal Look To Rip It Up in Ultimate Frisbee League

    Hold on to your hats! Montreal has a new professional team in ultimate frisbee.