News

  • Eight Years Stagnant, CSU Website Redone in One Weekend by IT Guy

    Student Union Site Remodeled for First Time Since 2007

    The Concordia Student Union’s almost decade-old website will be officially replaced this semester for the first time since the software running it became obsolete in 2007, CSU IT Coordinator Filip Pietruszewski told The Link.

  • Invigilators Vote Yes to Unionization

    Exam Supervisors to Form Bargaining Unit for Negotiations with Concordia

    In a vote held in November and December, Concordia’s exam supervisors opted to officially organize as a union group under the auspices of Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia.

  • Montreal Assembles for Charlie Hebdo

    More than a thousand people attended a vigil Wednesday evening following the shootings at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, gathering outside France’s consulate in downtown Montreal.

  • First Phase of Webster Renovation Begins

    The library’s transformation project began this month, after over a year of planning, and is scheduled for completion by fall 2017.

  • Concordia Teaching Assistant Union Put in Trusteeship

    According to documents obtained by The Link, the union for Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia (TRAC) has been put into trusteeship by its parent union Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).

  • Students Say Yes to BDS

    Controversial Ballot Finally Tallied

    Referendum results indicated only 7 per cent of Concordia students voted in the by-elections, with the YES ballot succeeding by only a 209-vote margin.

  • Protesters March in Solidarity with Michael Brown

    Activists Take a Stance Against Police Brutality and Racial Profiling

    Approximately 300 people gathered in Phillips Square to protest police brutality and racial profiling in the wake of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday night.

  • Concordia Leans Green

    University’s Foundation Commits to Partial Divestment

    The people that control Concordia’s biggest investment fund, creatively named the Concordia University Foundation, are reserving a portion of that money for companies that care about the environment.

  • CSU By-Election Results

    Unlike the BDS issue, some referendum questions did receive a count and tally after the Concordia Student Union’s by-election last week. Notably, the referenda for creating new student housing, a daycare centre and the approval for the CSU to pay back the Hive Café Solidarity Cooperative start up loan through a specific fund all passed.

  • ASFA By-Election Results

    The Arts and Science Federation of Associations (ASFA) announced the results of their fall by-elections on Nov. 28 as their proposed fee-levy increase from $0.38 to $1.60 per credit was rejected.