The Link

  • Editorial: We Need to Invest Money and Time Into Women’s Sports

    So, 2015 has proven to be a big year for women in sports. But it could have been bigger.

  • PBHT41: Women’s Soccer Edition

    The Pressbox Hat Trick gang goes women’s soccer in this edition. Special guests include Concordia women’s soccer coach Jorge Sanchez, League One Ontario Soccer commissioner Dino Rossi, and Canadian international women’s soccer player Rhian Wilkinson

  • PBHT 40: The Postmortem Edition

    It’s a sad, sad, episode of Pressbox Hat Trick. Tristan D’Amours, Julian McKenzie, Vince Morello, and Alex Perez lament over the end of the Stingers football season, the Montreal Impact season, and the Montreal Alouettes. We’ve got some Christmas music, though.

  • Third Child

    The Link first encountered Franco-American musician Third Child (Ryan Lloyd) in the balmy late days of summer, opening for a really loud slowcore show at Casa del Popolo. By this point already having rebuffed the full-band lineup for a broken down, solo-guitarist aesthetic, I was immediately struck by his structures, clever combinations of samba and jazz themes that adeptly toe a line between disjointed melodies and pop arrangements.

  • Editorial: More Accountability, Fewer Cockroaches

    Ask anyone in Montreal—they’ll have a story of a memorable landlord. From showing up unannounced, to asking for illegal security deposits, to clogging tenant toilets and raising hell over missed rent, landlords are the rulers of our domestic domains, and we, as renters, are subject to their will.

  • Hurricane Sweeps Through Concordia

    Former middleweight boxer Rubin Carter brings positive message to Concordia students.

  • Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast: EP39 Ken Holland Edition

    Julian McKenzie, Tristan D’Amours, Alex Perez and Vince Morello are back on the podcast. For our final podcast from the John Molson Sports Marketing conference last week, we have an exclusive interview with four-time Stanley Cup Champion, Detroit Red Wings GM, and almost vacuum salesperson Ken Holland.

  • Reasons to Join The Link Campaign

    Dubbed Reasons to Join, the short videos are a testament to the laid-back atmosphere that pervades in room H-649.

  • Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast: EP38 Sports Franchise Edition

    Tristan D’Amours, Vince Morello, Alex Perez, and Julian McKenzie are back at it again with more content from the John Molson Sports Marketing Conference. This edition features Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson, Anaheim Ducks CEO Michael Schulman, TSN’s John Lu, Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment CFO & VP Ian Clarke and COO & Executive VP of the Dallas Stars, Jason Farris.

  • Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast: EP37 Major League Soccer Panel Edition

    It’s a jam packed edition of the Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast! Tristan D’Amours, Alex Perez, Vince Morello and Julian McKenzie have interviews with Major League Soccer executives on the latest edition, including Toronto FC President Bill Manning, and Vancouver Whitecaps President Bob Lenarduzzi. We even have audio with RDS reporter and ex-Impact star Patrick Leduc. Hot dogs coming soon.

  • Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast: EP36

    The original big three, Julian McKenzie, Vince Morello and Tristan D’Amours, talk Concordia Stingers football, Montreal Impact, and so much more! Hot dogs not included.

  • Editorial: Embracing the Human Side of the Anti-Austerity Movement

    When you see anti-austerity banners in the Hall building, do you think of the many public sectors suffering from extreme budget cuts? Do you think of what austerity has done to doctors and subsequently, their patients, who cannot receive the same level of treatment as before?

    We don’t have a united front, and we’ve lost touch with the core of the movement.

  • Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast: EP35

    Julian McKenzie, Tristan D’Amours and Alex Perez talk Montreal Impact, Habs, Alex Anthopoulos, and the upcoming JMSM Sports Marketing Conference at Concordia with special guest and co-president of JMSM, William Chan.

  • Editorial: New PM, Same Song and Dance

    Trudeau May Be Against BDS, but Concordia Knows Better

    The BDS Week organized by Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights at Concordia is a way to initiate the international movement within the university: through education. By bringing in journalists, thinkers and witnesses of the events in Palestine to speak, Concordia students will have the opportunity to learn about a movement that is too often skewed by mainstream North American media.

  • Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast: EP34

    Tristan D’Amours and Vince Morello are back for another edition of the Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast! Special guest Alex Perez.

  • Concordia ‘evicting’ students from mezzanine

    For a long time, the mezzanine in the Hall Building served as a student space. In 2006, this all changed when the university administration decided to build a student lounge there despite the CSU’s disapproval. The Link covered the controversy.

  • Editorial: ASFA’s Last Walk of Shame

    ASFA should be more than just the one-night stand of Frosh week. But the rebranding wasn’t enough. We need a culture change. That’s why The Link officially endorses Jenna Cocullo and her Support Change team.

  • Editorial: Montreal, Your Sewage Plans Are Full of It

    Montreal has taken heat for its plan to flush the city’s crap directly into the St. Lawrence River—but it might be the push we need to fix our underwhelming sewage treatment system.

  • Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast: EP33

    Vince Morello and Tristan D’Amours go in for another episode of the Pressbox Hat Trick Podcast. They talk Montreal Canadiens hockey, and Vince goes in on the Tim Horton’s hockey cards. Special guest David Kelly

  • Editorial: Missing and Murdered Vigil Needs to be Met With a Real Response From Canada

    Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the March and Vigil for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and the Canadian government has still not addressed this problem with a nationwide, federal inquiry.