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  • 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.

  • ASFA Elections Begin Today

    Here are the Candidates

    Elections for the Arts and Science Federation of Associations executives begins today. The Link spoke to some of the candidates to learn about why they think they’re ideal candidates for the job.

  • Mei-Ling Is Not Alone

    Student Politicians Speak Out About Racism and Sexism at Concordia

    “I had absolutely no idea that it would be that bad.”
    That’s how Mei-Ling, an anonymous former student politician, describes working at Concordia’s Arts and Science Federation of Associations, a body that represents over 15,000 students.