President-elect Speaks About Apathy, Accreditation and Allowances
Alex Gordon, the president-elect of the Arts and Science Federation of Associations, is keeping mum about his plans for his time in office.
Running unopposed, a spiky coiffed Gordon was elected with 77.4 per cent of the 855 votes cast during the ASFA election, which ran from Feb. 15 to 17.
Gather to Protest Libyan Government Crackdown
As citizens demand change in an ever-growing list of Middle Eastern countries, protesters rallying in Dorchester Square on Feb. 22 against Libya’s embattled dictator Muammar Gaddafi proved that the desire for democracy is truly international
New ASFA VPs Promise to Right Past Wrongs
After a year that saw financial issues take centre stage at the council of the Arts and Science Federation of Associations, perhaps no position was as relevant to the 2011 Campaign as that of VP Finance.
Senate Softens Stance Against Board of Governors
Just weeks after demanding that the chair of the Board of Governors resign, the faculty and students on Concordia’s Senate softened their tone last on Feb. 19, agreeing to defer an investigation of the university’s leadership crisis to a committee of experts.
Concordia’s Board of Governors Sends Leadership Review to External Committee
Tempers flared at the Board of Governors’ Feb. 17 meeting as two-dozen irritated faculty members openly challenged the sitting chair and heckled Concordia’s interim president. The jeers were met by poorly veiled threats from long-sitting governors.
Fighting to Protect Lafontaine’s Mansion
You’ve probably seen that Heritage Minute spot on TV where Baldwin and Lafontaine fight for responsible government in the 1800s. You know—responsible government, where our elected representatives run the country instead of it being run by the Queen.
Community Group Opposes…
A motion passed by City Council last week approving the construction of the controversial Outremont campus for the Université de Montréal has “terribly upset” community groups in Parc-Extension.
“We feel like we’ve been lied to,” said Giuliana Fumagalli, a spokesperson for the Citizen’s Committee of Parc-Extension.
Admin, CSU open up about the Student Union Building
Months after the student centre referendum question overwhelmingly failed last November, university administration and the Concordia Student Union opened up to student media on Feb. 22 to disclose a more detailed plan moving forward.
And that plan is for the Faubourg.
A student’s journey from a little pain to a life regained
It all started with a headache.
It wasn’t your typical drank-too-much-the-previous-night headache. The night before had been spent working on an assignment in that all too familiar last-minute crunch. Still, a headache wasn’t something to stress about—a few heavy doses of Advil and it should have been a thing of the past.
Students Should Reconsider the Faubourg: Wener
Forty-eight hours before Concordia’s undergraduates overwhelmingly rejected a $43 million bid to place the long-planned student centre in the Faubourg,