• SASU Votes to Continue Strike

    Strike Now in Effect Until March 27

    The Sociology and Anthropology Student Union voted on March 20 to continue their strike in protest of rising tuition fees. Yesterday’s vote will extend that strike until March 27. The association has been on strike since March 12.

  • Students Condemn Police Violence After Worker Sit-in

    Impromptu March in Downtown Montreal for Laid Off Aveos Workers

    Approximately 100 protesters gathered at Place Émilie-Gamelin last night in reaction to the reports of Aveos Fleet Performance Inc. workers being pepper sprayed and clubbed by police on the morning of March 20.

  • Street Party on Maisonneuve

    Police Said Go But Peaceful Protest Continued

    A couple hundred Concordia students gathered on de Maisonneuve Blvd. outside the Hall Building in a flash mob that blocked traffic during rush hour on March 20.

  • Tuition Hikes Remain in Budget

    Quebec Government Firm on Fee Increase

    The tuition hikes passed in the 2011-2012 budget will stand.

  • Two More Not Students?

    Status of Another Two Politicos In Question

    Two unidentified people, who may be councillors or executives of the Concordia Student Union, on the judicial board or the Chief Electoral Officer are not currently on the list of members of the Dean of Students.

  • Anarchy in the Streets

    Rocks were thrown. Windows were smashed. Flash-bang grenades were launched. And the age-old battle of police versus protesters continued on March 15, as the annual Anti-Police Brutality March ended as it so often does: in mass arrests.

  • An Education in Parenting

    Strikes, Hikes and Students With Children

    Not too far away from the annual ode to public drunkenness that is Montreal’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, a very different kind of procession was going on. Green novelty hats and “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” t-shirts were replaced with red felt patches and signs denouncing tuition hikes as the Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante…

  • Vindicated Candidates

    CSU Reinstates Laforest, Gallardo for CSU Election

    Two heads, as they say, are better than one.

  • Faculty Associations Turn Out Against the Strike

    Over the past two weeks, many faculty and member associations have held separate General Assemblies allowing their members to vote on joining the strike movement against raising tuition.

  • Another Petition, Another GA

    Students to Vote on Extending Strike, Minimum Agreement

    It’s back to the assembly for Concordia students next week.