Bite-sized Concordia news to get you primed and ready for the last sprint of the school year.
New Concordia Student Congress Seeks to Do Politics Differently
As the university community consists of some 35,000 undergrads in dozens of departments, within four faculties and on two campuses, sharing ideas with the entire Concordia student body is no easy task.
Charter of Values, Gentrification Among Topics Discussed at Three-Day Philopolis Conference
The City of Saints became the City of Knowledge over the weekend when Montreal was home to Philopolis, an annual three-day conference that brings together members of the public as well as students and professors from Montreal’s four universities to discuss societal issues.
‘Terrifyingly Insufficient’ Rules Given First Major Overhaul
Roughly five months after last year’s executive was formally reprimanded and asked to pay back the Concordia Student Union for a $9,200 end-of-year party using student funds, policy changes are being made at the CSU to prevent future excesses.
Concordia Undergrads To Vote on Fee Levy Changes in March
Just as taxes are a source of tension outside university, fee levies are proving to be a politically divisive issue on campus.
Student Federation Votes to Oppose Bill 60 at Weekend Congress
Months after Montreal’s four universities publicly voiced their opposition to the Charter of Quebec Values, the most militant of Quebec’s student federations—ASSÉ—has now decided its official position on the proposed legislation.
Student Designs Mobile App for Shuttle Commute
Traveling between campuses can be a pain. Thankfully, a recent student-designed app listing the shuttle bus times has made the commute a little easier—that is, if you manage to find the app online.
Petitions to Opt-Out of Six Fee Levy Groups, Change Voting Procedure Presented to Council
Business students are looking to opt-out from six fee levy groups en masse, and to change how new groups get their funding.
Annual Demonstration Seeks Justice for Native Women
A crowd of around 700 waded through Montreal…
Former President Asks for Reconsideration 10 Months Later
Caroline Bourbonnière won’t be getting her $1,500 bonus from last year.