News

  • 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.

  • 80 Decibels = $1,500

    The City Cracks Down on Concordia Noise (Again)

    Last week, the office of the Dean of Students sent a missive to all Concordia student clubs and groups on behalf of the City of Montreal, telling us to keep the noise down—or else.

  • ASFA to Hold General Assembly, Vote on Student Strike

    If you’re an arts and science student, you are going to get the chance to vote on whether or not to strike.

  • ASFA Elections Undermined

    Controversy Swirls Over Potential Violations of ASFA Electoral Bylaws

    A seemingly routine by-election to fill vacant VP and councillor seats in the Arts and Science Federation of Associations has resulted in questions about the validity of the vote.

  • BoG Meeting Cancelled

    If you are a disgruntled undergraduate that was planning to #OccupyBoG this Thursday, you’ll have to wait another month, as it was announced last week that the Board of Governors meeting—the venue for Concordia’s highest decision-making body—would be cancelled.

  • $7M for Concordia Research

    Established in 2000, the Canada Research Chairs program. invests millions each year to universities across the country to “attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds.

  • The Struggle Goes On

    Labour Board Finds in Favour of McGill on Replacement Workers

    “Looking very briefly at the evidence, [the replacement workers] didn’t seem illegal—at least the casual workers,” said Kalant. “So that’s another reason [the commissioner] denied the emergency order,” continued Kalant. “Now McGill put this out as saying they’ve been cleared, which they haven’t, because we still have to have the full hearing with all the evidence, and dates have to be set for that. It’s not over yet.”

  • Needle Point and Counter Point

    Local Injection Site to Open After Syringe Exchange Closure

    While Cactus may be operating as a safe injection site as early as April, another similar outreach service recently had to cut back its outreach. Head & Hands, located on Sherbrooke St. W. in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, had to get rid of two street workers in August after its provincial funding was cut by $75,000.

  • Occupy The Square

    Montrealers Set Up Camp in Financial District

    Cities across Canada have officially hopped on the Occupy Wall Street juggernaut, which has seen chapters spring up across the western world and as far away as Hong Kong.