News

  • Highlights From The Feb. 8 CSU Council Meeting

    The Simone de Beauvoir Institute is set to vote on Feb. 29 to go on strike against the impending tuition increases. The SDBI is the first department association at Concordia to rally enough support in their department against fee-hikes to actually set a strike-vote day. During the meeting, all sexuality studies or gender studies students working to attain a certificate, a major or a minor from the institute were encouraged to vote on Feb. 29.

  • CUTV, Inc.

    Confusion Reigns as Campus TV Station Incorporates

    CUTV, Concordia’s television station, took the first steps towards restructuring itself and gaining some independence from the Concordia Student Broadcasting Corporation, the umbrella organization that oversees CUTV and radio station CJLO.

  • $900K Later, Judy’s Back in the Classroom

    One year after being forced to resign from her position as university president, Judith Woodsworth has made an unlikely return to Concordia as a professor, despite having been compensated over $169,573 in “administrative leave pay” to help her get back on her feet.

  • CFS Wants $1.8M

    Count your pennies, Concordia students—the Canadian Federation of Students says you owe them money, and lots of it.

  • History in the Making

    Concordia Clubs Team Up for Black History Month

    Left off this year’s Concordia Student Union calendar and in the dark about any planning, Saradjen Bartley thought her student union didn’t care about Black History Month. The president of the Concordia chapter of the African and Caribbean Students’ Network, Bartley decided to find out what was going on.

  • Bigger Is Better?

    Protesters Expand Focus of Tuition Fight

    Yelling, “Fuck the police!,” and, “Don’t fuck with our education!,” a group of radical anti-tuition protesters made their way through Montreal’s downtown campuses on Feb. 2.

  • Out in the Cold

    Occupy Montreal and the Homelessness Question

    If nothing else, Occupy Montreal brought in a diverse crowd. From its origin on the Oct. 15 Global Day of Action up until the ultimate eviction two months later, people from almost all walks of life congregated in Victoria Square. Unionized workers, hippies, temporary refugees from the upper-middle class, pensioners, street kids from Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, anarcho-punks, suburbanites from the West Island or South Shore, Mile-End hipsters—and even some yuppies. The general assemblies were well-attended. Musicians played to their hearts’ content.

  • Gill vs. Graham

    Concordia Provost and CSU President Butt Heads Over Strike

    A proposed strike against tuition hikes by the Concordia Student Union is being met with unbending resilience from the Concordia administration.

  • Eyes on Gaza

    Dr. Mads Gilbert speaks at Concordia

    The people of Gaza need help from the international community, rather than pity, said Dr. Mads Gilbert at Concordia on Feb. 1.

  • ConU Board Under the Microscope

    Next BoG Meeting to Be Filmed by Student Gov., Protesters

    In the wake of Concordia’s Board of Governors’ refusal to broadcast its own meetings, student-governor A.J. West decided to take matters into his own hands—quite literally.