News

  • Montreal March Held in Response to Killing in Lac-Simon

    Protest Declared Illegal after Rocks Were Thrown at Police

    Riot police charged at a group of roughly 150 protesters in downtown Montreal on Monday evening, launching tear gas and sending the assembled crowd of demonstrators running.

  • Student Financial Aid Reduced For Month of May

    Cuts Stem From The Quebec Government

    Several Concordia students received an email from Quebec’s Aide financière aux etudes last week saying they would not be receiving as much financial aid as expected for the month of May.

  • Second Attempt to Restructure ASFA Fails

    Federation Unable to Change Its Bylaws, New Executive Team Elected

    It’s official now—the Arts and Science Federation of Associations will not restructure.

  • Montreal North Protest Held for Man Killed By Police

    Vigil Took Place in Remembrance of Jean-Pierre Bony

    “Justice for Bony! Justice for Fredy!” the crowd screamed into the snowy night.

  • Montreal Protester Has Charges Dropped Unexpectedly

    Protester Detained by Undercover Police May File Déontologie Complaint

    The charges stem from an anti-austerity protest Dugrenier attended where he took photos of what he believed were plain clothes cops.

  • The Right to Speak

    How Concordia Bylaws May Prevent Outgoing and Incoming CSU Execs from Sitting on University Decision-Making Bodies

    The unforeseen consequences of student-protester tribunals have come to light, possibly setting the stage for a legal dispute between the Concordia Student Union and the university.

  • The Right to Serve

    How Concordia Bylaws May Prevent Outgoing and Incoming CSU Execs from Sitting on University Decision-Making Bodies

    If Terry Wilkings wins the race for the Arts and Science Faculty seat on Concordia’s Senate body, he will be ineligible to serve. He hasn’t won yet though—there was a tie.

  • Wired for Good

    New York Doctor Comes to Concordia, Argues That Biomechanics Makes Us Altruistic

    With a background in biomechanics, Pfaff looked at the brain’s inherent functions to understand how they contribute to altruistic or aggressive behaviours. His research leads him to argue that humans are naturally designed to be good to each other. Concordia’s Science College invited him to explain the theory behind his book, The Altruistic Brain, on March 31 at the Oscar Peterson Hall in the downtown Hall building.

  • Curing Concordia’s Inaccessibility

    CURE’s Audit-a-Thon Aims to Create an Inclusive Environment for All Students

    CURE, a new fee-levy group at Concordia, organized the event in conjunction with Accessibilize Montreal and with support from Quebec Public Interest Research Group Concordia and the Concordia Student Union to promote an inclusive look at accessibility.

  • Anti-Austerity Demo Unhindered By Police

    Protest Ends With No Arrests, One Injured Bystander

    The gathering of roughly 150 demonstrators marched for about two hours in the absence of any riot police trying to block their path.