Revisiting the Hunter S. Thompson Interview
The 1985 Hunter S. Thompson exclusive interview has achieved legendary status at The Link. We found the writer, 28 years later, appraising wine in the Netherlands. Watch the video to learn the story…
AGM Sees Teaching and Research Assistants Affiliate with NDP
The Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia labour union is going national—but it’ll need to get a new collective agreement first.
E-Learning Conference Promises Teaching Shakeups
Universities around the world are suffering some growing pains. To put it simply, what’s the point of classroom chats in the era of virtual check-ins?
Bylaw Detractors Speak Out Against Mass Arrests, Kettling
Opposition to bylaw P-6 has now reached the mayor’s office.*
Fine Arts Students Working to Mobilize From the Ground Up
For anyone who remembers the all-red art installations and flash mobs of last spring, it’s no surprise that fine arts undergrads are some of the most visibly politically active students at Concordia.
Anti-Street Harassment Week Comes to Montreal
The majority of women in the world have experienced street harassment in some form. Whether it is in the form of inappropriate comments, leering or assault, unwelcome harassment in public space is an epidemic that occurs worldwide.
First Nations Elder Raymond Robinson Continues Hunger Strike
First Nations Elder Raymond Robinson circled the room, shaking each member of the audience’s hand before taking his place in front of the microphone.
Police Use P-6 to Stop Protesters From Marching
Montreal police have confirmed that at least 279 people were arrested at a protest against police repression and municipal bylaw P-6 on Friday.
Demonstrators Gather to Condemn Protest Bylaw
No arrests or charges of mischief were recorded at a silent vigil in response to police brutality Friday night outside Place des Arts—decidedly different than the short-lived and violent protest from two weeks ago..
This week we cover the outcome of the CSU elections, TRAC is considering a strike, the CSU’s vote to condemn bylaw P-6, and we hear an emotional address from Grand Elder Raymond Robinson on the first day of his full hunger strike.