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Protesters Served Formal Complaints from Professor Following Hard Picketing

“No Tribunal for Students” Campaign Denounces Charges

A campaign called “No Tribunals for Students” was created yesterday after several students who picketed a political science class at the beginning of the month were handed formal complaints from faculty.

  • Librarian to Join Senate

    School of Extended Learning Officially Discontinued

    Concordia’s Senate, the university’s highest academic decision-making body, approved the addition of a librarian to its voting members yesterday afternoon.

  • Extended Deadline Shot Down by Senate

    Women’s Studies Student Association Request to Extend Deadlines Fails

    Women’s Studies students won’t have their deadlines officially extended, after Concordia’s Senate informally decided to “accommodate” strikers individually at its meeting on April 17.

  • Strikers Occupy Concordia Administration Building

    Students Denounce Austerity, Admin Salaries and “Corporate Interests” at Concordia

    Protesters blockaded Concordia’s Guy-Metro Building and occupied the eighth floor where President Alan Shepard’s office is located earlier this afternoon.

  • CSU to Fund Burritoville Coop

    Approval to purchase Burritoville as it transitions into a student cooperative passed at the Concordia Student Union (CSU) council on Wednesday night.

  • Canadians Protest for Climate Awareness

    Thousands Rally in Quebec City Ahead of Climate Summit

    An estimated 25,000 marched for climate change action in Quebec City on Saturday in anticipation of an environmental summit between the Canadian premiers in the provincial capital this week.

  • A Swift Crackdown

    SPVM Impose Force After Protest Declared Illegal In Record Time

    It took all of three minutes for last night’s protest against austerity to be declared illegal by Montreal police for violating the P-6 bylaw.

  • ASFA Leadership to Undergo Mandatory Sensitivity Training, Elections Fail to Meet Quorum

    Student Politicians Involved in Racist and Sexist Messages No Longer Part of ASFA

    The Arts and Science Federation Association (ASFA) passed motions to implement mandatory “sensitivity training” for all leadership positions and to dismiss the association’s “consultant” at a council meeting Thursday night.

  • #occupationUQAM Goes Late Into the Night

    Police Flush Protesters Out of UQAM, Downtown Core with Tear Gas, Force

    #occupationUQAM began after 22 protesters and students were arrested at the school for blocking entry to classes earlier during the day. They reportedly sang, flicked lights on and off and erased teachers’ notes. This all happened despite an injunction filed last week in a Quebec court forbidding protesters from preventing UQÀM students going to class.

  • ASSÉ Congress Votes to Have Executives Impeached

    A resignation simply wasn’t enough. The congress of the Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante (ASSÉ) passed a motion to impeach its executive team at an assembly this past weekend.

  • “Fighting Against Austerity Will Be Feminist and Transinclusive or It Won’t Be a Fight”

    Non-mixed Protest Draws Hundreds, Dispersed Within an Hour

    A heavy police presence and a game of snakes and ladders characterized Tuesday night’s women and trans people-only protest against austerity measures, as one protester put it.