News

  • Scrutinizing Security

    Security Agent at Concordia Discovered Without License

    Concordia University security is falling under further scrutiny after the security officer involved in the alleged assault of a student on March 23 has been revealed to not possess a valid security permit.

  • BoG Grub

    Governors Cost $300 a Meeting to Feed

    Once a month, Concordia’s Board of Governors and a handful of student representatives meet in a room in the EV Building to discuss the university’s internal issues.

  • Now We’re Talking

    President Lowy Speaks to Students After Hallway Occupation

    Concordia’s Interim President Frederick Lowy opened up an impromptu dialogue with students for the first time Monday, discussing tuition hikes and the university’s hard stance on dissenting action. Following an occupation…

  • Cost of an Occupation

    McGill Admin Reveals #6party Racked Up $141K Tab

    It’s been almost two months since the James Building occupation at McGill University ended, but the party isn’t over just yet. An Access to Information request submitted by The Link revealed that the #6party occupation came with a #6figure…

  • Talking With the Presidents

    Gill and Laforest Talk CSU, Board, Prez and More

    As Your Concordia vacates their offices on the seventh floor of the Hall Building, A Better Concordia is figuring out how to represent the students in a university on the eve of sweeping administration change. The Link sat down with Lex Gill and Schubert Laforest…

  • La Grande Mascarade

    1,500 In Bright Colours Against Tuition Hikes

    The most violent thing about today’s “La Grande Mascarade” protest against rising tuition was some intense glitter bombing.

  • No Trucks Go

    CLASSE Demonstration Blocks Port of Montreal

    A group of about 300 blocked an entrance to the Port of Montreal the morning of March 28.

  • Cross-University Protesters Join Concordia Demonstration

    Students from francophone universities and CEGEPs joined a Concordia student protest on March 27, marching through downtown Montreal in protest of the Charest government’s proposed tuition increases.

  • Students Won’t Back Down

    SASU Votes for Unlimited Strike

    The Sociology and Anthropology Student Union held its third GA on March 27, resulting in a vote to extend the department’s original March 12 strike vote to an unlimited general strike.

  • How We Voted

    A Breakdown of the Numbers

    After a relatively quiet two weeks of campaigning, which were largely overshadowed by striking students, the entire A Better Concordia executive slate, fronted by presidential candidate Schubert Laforest, was…