Faculty, Students Protest for Free Speech at McGill
Students and faculty taped their mouths shut last week outside of McGill University’s administration building after a ban on groups of more than 15 people on campus was put into effect.
Over 100 Arrested as Tensions Over Resource Heat Up
Hundreds of protesters gathered on Parliament Hill to demand a proposed pipeline between the US and Canada be put to rest once and for all. The event was organized by the Council of Canadians and Greenpeace Canada to draw attention to what they say are the dangerous consequences of the project.
Students Voted Off Board at Governors’ Meeting
Student representation is set to be slashed on the Board of Governors, the highest decision making body at Concordia University, after a vote was passed to amend the membership makeup.
Campaign Against Tuition Hikes Begins on ConU Campus
One thousand helium-filled balloons were released in the lobby of the Hall Building on Sept. 28–each one affixed with an anti-tuition hike message.
Student Council Unanimously Rejects Student Centre Site
The Faubourg deal has been put to rest, after a unanimous vote from Concordia’s Student Union Council. After a presentation from the administration trying to convince Council of the benefits of the Faubourg site…
Council Names New Senators, Gives CJLO New Shot at Fee Levy
Four new senators were appointed by the CSU at their first Council meeting of the school year on Sept. 21.
Workshops, Conferences, Arcade Fire Mark Car-Free Week
From Sept. 19 to 23, the Agence métropolitaine de transport, in partnership with the Société de Transport de Montréal and POP Montreal, presented In Town Without My Car All Week Long, an event that showcased eco-friendly events, concerts and conferences to educate citizens on the effects of car-use and alternative transportation.
Montrealers Weigh in on the Bid for a Palestinian State
If the bid for Palestine to be recognized as a state that is currently working its way through the bureaucracy of the United Nations is successful, the irony is that Palestinians may wind up be less represented at the UN.
Concordia’s undergraduates might be on the verge of raising hell because of the proposed changes to the Board of Governors’ bylaws—which aim to reduce their representation—but they aren’t the only ones affected.
Student Reps Speak Up on BoG Membership Cuts
Student representation on the Board of Governors—the university’s highest governing body—is in the process of being slashed.