Prize-Winning Journalist Talks Occupy Montreal
The former New York Times journalist and author of War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning and Death of the Liberal Class said that the consequences of climate change leave the world very little time to fight against a corporate state that is “hollowing out the [United States] from the inside.”
Agreement to Reconcile Differences Embraced by All Parties
“We discussed it [and decided] the best course of action was to have a conversation and really lay it on the table, share our grievances and ask our questions,” said Arts and Science Federation of Associations President Alex Gordon, who co-organized the petition with former CSU councillor Tomer Shavit and Commerce and Administration Students’ Association President Marianna Luciano.
Panel Discussion Takes Aim at Lack of Women in Media
Another study from McMaster University found men were writing 90 per cent of all commentary on politics, national affairs and economics in 2009.
ConU Lecture Series Continues with Prominent Activist
Members of the Aboriginal community living with HIV and AIDS need to speak up and share their stories in order to gain strength and persevere, was the message delivered to Concordia students last week.
Candidates Struggle to Differentiate From Each Other
One thing was immediately clear at the federal National Democratic Party candidates debate at Concordia last week: New Democrats agree with each other on almost everything.
Rights Group Demands Shorter Wait Time for Hearings
Angry tenants went fishing today at the Régie de logement office in Montreal in hopes of catching a break from the province.
Petition Against Gill and Filming the BoG Among Points Discussed
A petition and website launched by Tomer Shavit in an effort to impeach Concordia Student Union President Lex Gill was dismissed out of hand by councillors and executives as “unnecessary and a waste of time.”
Website Takes Aim at Lex Gill
A petition launched on Jan. 25 with the goal of impeaching Concordia Student Union President Lex Gill was discussed before a motion of confidence in Gill and the executive was passed unanimously.
Alternative University Project Redefines the Way We Learn.
On a cold winter night in Montreal, a small group of students and activists gathered in the basement of a pub on Ste. Catherine st. to sip cheap beer and scheme ways to rebuild the university as we know it—from the ground up.
Money Covers Winter Orientation Budget
The Concordia Student Union received a surprise $10,000 from the president’s office, which the union is using to cover a majority of the Winter Orientation costs.