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  • SSMU Holds Tuition Hike Summit

    The Student Society of McGill University hosted an open forum on Friday to strategize against Quebec’s proposed tuition hikes.

  • 1,000 Red Balloons Go By

    CSU Floats Tuition Hike Protest Into Hall Building

    Wednesday was a bad day to be globophobic, as the Concordia Student Union—in collaboration with the Fédération étudiante universitaire du Québec—released 1,000 red balloons in the Hall Building.
    The stunt was a protest against the proposed $1,625 tuition fee increase proposed by the provincial government.

  • ‘There Will Be Losers’

    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 on Sept. 28.

  • Students Silenced

    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.

  • Oil Sands Actions Escalate in Ottawa

    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.

  • “There are going to be losers”

    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.

  • 1000 Red Balloons Floating in the Hall Building

    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.

  • No to the Faubourg

    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…

  • Academic Appointments Abound

    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.

  • Caring by Not Car-ing

    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.