News

  • Controversy Over Development of Northern Quebec

    Environmentalists Cry Foul Over $80 Billion Development Plan

    Northern Quebec will soon be coming into some cash.

  • Students Sit In Solidarity

    McGill’s Mob Squad Supports MUNACA

    The Mob Squad has struck again, this time in support of McGill’s non-academic employees who have been on strike for six weeks.

  • All About Your ASFA Candidates

    Council Hopefuls Outline Campaign Promises

    After a rough start, the Arts and Science Federation of Associations’ by-elections are wrapping up as polling begins tomorrow and ends on Oct. 13.The election had originally been scheduled to take place last week…

  • Getting Out of the Habit

    Sisters to Leave Grey Nuns Residence in 2012

    Fine Arts students will be packing up their dance shoes and theatre props, and moving into the Grey Nuns complex on St. Mathieu St. The only question is when, as the nuns who currently inhabit part of the building will be vacating earlier than expected.

  • Life Among the Occupiers

    The Revolution Will Be Brought To You By McDonald’s

    The murmur of political banter is heavy in the air, reflecting upon the day’s struggle at the stock market. Some put their feet up to take a load off, others laugh and enjoy a beverage in the lounge.

  • Restoration Project Likely to Gentrify Atwater Neighbourhood

    The term revitalization might conjure up images of a lush, green sanctuary in the heart of a bustling downtown metropolis—but in the case of Cabot Square, some activists say it’s an example of a whitewashed area in a gentrifying city.

  • Who is @Peter_Kruyt?

    During a heated Board of Governors meeting Sept. 28, while Chairman Peter Kruyt effectively killed future undergraduate student representation on the Board, another Peter Kruyt was born.

  • Planning Ahead

    Senate Discusses Long-Term Goals and Governance at Monthly Meeting

    The Concordia Board of Governors might be done, but Senate is just getting warmed up.

  • The Ballerina and the Bull

    Adbusters’ Micah White on ‘The Last Great Social Movement’

    Poised atop the bull, which is an iconic—and possibly ironic—symbol of aggressive financial optimism and prosperity, the ballerina extends her arms, her leg, serenely posed against the grey skies.

  • On Location at the Occupation

    The Link Goes to Wall Street

    NEW YORK CITY, NY—The Occupy Wall Street protester looks like he could have come straight out of a 1960s hippie commune, with his thick dreadlocks and unkempt beard. He calmly sips a large coffee; it’s early Tuesday and he hasn’t gotten much sleep.