News

  • Arts and Science Students Heading to the Polls

    15 Candidates Seeking Executive Position in ASFA Elections

    A bumper crop of candidates is running for the seven executive positions in the Arts and Science Federation of Associations’ elections taking place from March 4 to March 6.

  • Teaching and Research Assistants Rally for a Contract

    Negotiations Ongoing Between Concordia and TRAC Union

    Despite an outside temperature of minus-16 degrees Celsius, Concordia teaching and research assistants assembled Monday morning to voice their concerns as negotiations for a new collective agreement continued between their union—Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia—and the university.

  • ECA Speaks Out Against Disrespectful Chants

    Motion Passed by Student Association Recognizes “Crude and Sexually Explicit Nature” of 14 Chants

    Less than a month after McMaster University suspended a student group over “sexist, violent and degrading material” in a songbook, Concordia’s Engineering and Computer Science Association took a similar stance on certain engineering chants they consider disrespectful and distasteful.

  • CSU Owes $42,000 in Back Taxes

    Non-Resident Tax on Speakers and Artists Unknowingly Unpaid for Years

    You can’t put a price on fun, but the Concordia Student Union is finding out the hard way that you can tax it.

  • Talking with the CASA President-elect

    John Molson business students had the option to make 2014-2015 a “Good” year, but if last month’s Commerce and Administration Students’ Association elections are any indication, voters believe Michael Richardson will give them a great one.

  • Activist Chris Crass Talks Feminism for Men

    Crass to Keynote Centre for Gender Advocacy Event

    Feminism isn’t just for women—but how do you bring guys into the fold?

  • Montreal’s Iraqi-Jewish Community Pieces Together Fragments of its History

    As she glides her fingers along the delicate corners that shape the elementary school diploma she received in Baghdad, Lisette Shashoua nods her head concernedly.

  • Concordia Briefs

    Bite-sized Concordia news to get you primed and ready for the last sprint of the school year.

  • Congress Is in Session

    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.

  • Looking at Society through a Philosophical Lens

    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.