News

  • Food and Finances

    ConU’s Food Services Lost $203K Last Year

    A $203,000 loss under ‘food services’ is the figure that sticks out most blatantly from an auditor’s report on Concordia’s finances that was issued last week, but actual food operations only account for a $51,000 loss, according to university administrators

  • Transphobic Reality

    Day of Remembrance Acknowledges Transgender Deaths

    Roughly 40 well-layered people congregated in Berri Square on a rather chilly Nov. 20 to recognize the fifth annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

  • Barbs at the Board

    Student Reps “Ticking People Off” at BoG Meeting

    Two motions introduced by a student representative at the Concordia Board of Governors meeting on Nov. 17 were tabled and another was defeated, in a session that culminated with another Governor forcefully telling students they are “ticking people off.”

  • Tear Down Those Tents

    City to Evict Occupiers

    “I have always said that peace and security on-site and off-site should be the paramount consideration,” said Tremblay. “As these conditions are not met, the time has come that the [Occupy activists] find other ways to get their message across. I’m sure they will understand the need for action as soon as possible.”

  • Coming in From the Cold

    Occupy Montreal Demands Quid Pro Quo

    Montreal Occupiers voted in a general assembly on Nov. 16 to take down several of their wooden structures, in accordance with a demand made from the City of Montreal. But they won’t be doing it for free. The City of Montreal has deemed several of the wooden structures at Occupy Montreal unsafe after an inspection by the fire department.

  • CUTV Sends Video-Letters To Charest

    Students Voice Anger with Impending Tuition Hikes

    In an effort to give the average student a voice, the Concordia University Television has recorded hundreds of personal messages from students who are opposed to tuition hikes. The videos will…

  • Web-Savvy Activists Launch Copycat Website

    Parody Website Undermines Government’s Pro-Tuition Hike Message

    Student activists have taken to more than just the streets in their efforts to halt tuition hikes. An unknown group of rabble-rousers have created an anti-tuition-hike website nearly identical to the Charest government’s pro-tuition-hike site.

  • Redefining Reality

    TEDx Talk Comes to McGill, Concordia Event on Horizon

    Redefining reality was the theme of the third annual TEDxMcGill talk, which featured thought-provoking topics meant to challenge people’s conceptions of society and the world around them.

  • No Olive Branch for Amnesty International Concordia

    Surprise Security Costs Prompt Petition

    Two days before Amnesty International Concordia was set to hold an event at the DB Clark Theatre in the Hall Building, they were told that they would have to pay an extra $120 for security guards at the event.

  • CEO-Gate Continues

    After Appeal, Judicial Board Chair Resigns

    The ongoing controversy surrounding the position of Concordia Student Union Chief Electoral Officer took another turn last week, as the Chairperson of the CSU Judicial Board resigned, citing personal reasons and a “toxic environment.”
    Cassie Smith, who had presided over the hearing that nullified the position of former CEO Bram Goldstein on Nov. 2, sent her letter of resignation on Nov. 10.