Occupy Montreal Demands Quid Pro Quo
Montreal Occupiers voted in a general assembly on Nov. 16 to take down several of their wooden structures, in accordance with a demand made from the City of Montreal. But they won’t be doing it for free. The City of Montreal has deemed several of the wooden structures at Occupy Montreal unsafe after an inspection by the fire department.
Students Voice Anger with Impending Tuition Hikes
In an effort to give the average student a voice, the Concordia University Television has recorded hundreds of personal messages from students who are opposed to tuition hikes. The videos will…
Parody Website Undermines Government’s Pro-Tuition Hike Message
Student activists have taken to more than just the streets in their efforts to halt tuition hikes. An unknown group of rabble-rousers have created an anti-tuition-hike website nearly identical to the Charest government’s pro-tuition-hike site.
TEDx Talk Comes to McGill, Concordia Event on Horizon
Redefining reality was the theme of the third annual TEDxMcGill talk, which featured thought-provoking topics meant to challenge people’s conceptions of society and the world around them.
Surprise Security Costs Prompt Petition
Two days before Amnesty International Concordia was set to hold an event at the DB Clark Theatre in the Hall Building, they were told that they would have to pay an extra $120 for security guards at the event.
After Appeal, Judicial Board Chair Resigns
The ongoing controversy surrounding the position of Concordia Student Union Chief Electoral Officer took another turn last week, as the Chairperson of the CSU Judicial Board resigned, citing personal reasons and a “toxic environment.”
Cassie Smith, who had presided over the hearing that nullified the position of former CEO Bram Goldstein on Nov. 2, sent her letter of resignation on Nov. 10.
Students looking to live-streamed Concordia Student Union meetings lately have undoubtedly noticed a decline in the quality of service.
Students Out en Masse for Nov. 10 Tuition Protest
Red paint stained the flagpole and the ground. Vapour from a discharged fire extinguisher made the rainy darkness even gloomier.
Students Condemn University Actions at “We Are All McGill”
An estimated 1,000 McGill students participated in an open-air discussion and general assembly on Nov. 14, designed for members of the community to talk about the recent altercation between students and riot police on campus.
The Board of Governors—Concordia’s highest body, which has final authority on all university affairs—will meet this week, and while motions from the Graduate Students’ Association have been added to the agenda, the undergraduates’ motions have not.