Accountability, Outreach and Opt-Out Process Motivate ‘Yes’ Campaign
The “yes” campaign is arguing that a majority of Concordia undergrads deciding at the polls what groups all students automatically pay into has led these groups to focus on arts and sciences students. They want votes to be counted on a per-faculty basis instead.
Following a vote last week, Concordia’s Fine Arts Student Alliance will join the Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante, the most militant of Quebec’s major student federations.
3 Teams, 2 Independent Candidates Debate Student Space
Turnout was high compared to past years at the Concordia Student Union’s election debates this week, with around 40 people coming to listen to the three teams and two independent candidates at the downtown campus Wednesday and roughly a dozen the following day at Loyola.
Referendum on Funding for Independent Student Groups to Appear on the Ballot
The Concordia Student Union Judicial Board has approved a modified version of a referendum question passed by CSU council asking undergrads if they want fee-levy group…
Department Could Move to Faubourg as Library Unveils Plans for Expansion
Concordia’s education department might have to leave the LB Building—and some members of the department are concerned about the space proposed for their relocation…
Eight Cents Per Credit to Cover Inflation, New Campaigns
The Centre for Gender Advocacy currently receives $0.29 per credit from undergraduate students, but a referendum question to be featured in the upcoming Concordia Student Union general elections seeks to raise that amount by $0.08.
Panel Discusses the Role of Students in Gentrification
The Sud-Ouest, Parc Ex and Hochelaga-Maisonneuve are being invaded—by young, nouveau riche professionals and university students.
Complaints Related to Alleged Disruption of University Activities during Student Strike
Quebec’s 2012 student strike movement led to a record-breaking number of formal complaints against Concordia University students in the 2012-2013 academic year.
Nearly 300 Detained, Five Arrested
Montreal police arrested five protesters and detained another 288 under municipal bylaw P-6 at the 18th annual demonstration against police brutality on Saturday, according to police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant.
Invigilators Considering Unionization if Concerns Go Unaddressed
As the semester winds down and students start thinking about their final exams, the people hired to supervise those exams want you to know that their job is no piece of cake either.