News

  • The Occupiers Project

    Photojournalist Peter Haeghaert spent the better part of his week camping out at Occupy Montreal, capturing the faces of protestors he met. Hoping to discover more about the movement that has gained international traction, Haeghaert said he felt it was important to document.

  • ‘What’s Wrong With The System?’

    Protesters Demand Answers at Second Annual March for Victims of Police Violence

    Holding their second annual march and vigil on a chilly Saturday afternoon, the Justice for Victims of Police Killings Coalition demanded “dignity, justice and truth” for their slain kin.

  • Virgin Radio Shaves Heads, Raises Cash For Cancer Research

    Breast cancer awareness month is coming to a close, but it’s still not too late to shave a head for cancer—or just to donate to the cause. Virgin Radio 96 is hosting their 11th annual Shave to Save campaign this month as part of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Conference With a Conscience

    MIGS Honours 10th Anniversary of The Responsibility to Protect

    Genocide in Rwanda and ethnic cleansing in Kosovo in the early 1990s went notoriously ignored by the Western press and the United Nations—but these atrocities also caused positive changes in the media designed to avoid this kind of reaction in the future. The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies came together …

  • ASFA Resolved

    The results of last week’s Arts and Science Federation of Associations byelections will stand, as former ASFA Chief Electoral Officer Nick Cuillerier promised a special meeting of the ASFA council to withdraw a complaint he had made to the faculty association’s Judicial Committee.

  • Tea-ing Off Security

    Überculture Protests for Student Space

    Members and sympathizers of Concordia’s culture-jamming club überculture had a near run-in with Montreal police on Oct. 18—for drinking tea.A rotating group of five to six activists sat on the floor of the foyer of the Hall Building for their annual tea party in a peaceful publicity stunt to protest the lack of student space.

  • Mob Squad Gets Serious

    Battle Against Tuition Hikes is Heating Up at ConU

    The Concordia Student Union-led Mob Squad is shifting into high gear.

  • Taking a Stand

    CSU Votes in Favour of Centre to Aid Sexual Assault Victims

    Realizing the ongoing threat that sexual assault poses to students, the councillors of the Concordia Student Union voted to create a sexual assault centre for the university at their meeting last week.

  • Open Seating

    Committees Struggle to Find Student Members at Meeting

    When the Concordia Student Union Council met on Oct. 12, they managed to fill four empty student-at-large committee seats. However, five more positions remained unfilled, as not a single student has submitted themselves for consideration.

  • AIDS in the Internet Age

    Annual Lecture Series Brings in Alexandra Juhasz

    When Alexandra Juhasz, a professor in media studies, addressed ConU as part of the Concordia University Community Lecture Series on HIV/AIDS, she did so in a manner not typically seen in an academic presentation.