• Your Concordia, After All

    Judicial Board Overturns Electoral Disqualification

    The month-long drama as to who would run the Concordia Student Union next year has come to an end, as the Your Concordia slate successfully appealed their disqualification from last month’s CSU elections Wednesday.

  • Federal Candidates Debate in Westmount—Ville-Marie

    The candidates for the 2011 federal election in the Westmount–Ville-Marie riding gathered at Unity Hall this past Wednesday to debate one another in the run-up to the election on May 2.

  • Say Hi to The Hive

    The Hive Café celebrated its opening on April 20, a major step for a project that has been in the works for over a year now. The café, located above Loyola Campus’ main cafeteria, will ideally serve affordable and sustainable food options for Concordia students come September.

  • High Times on Parliament Hill

    Through Rain, Hail, Sleet or Snow – That 4/20 Joint Will Burn

    Staggered cheers and clouds of smoke wafted from a sea of umbrellas in Ottawa as the Peace Tower struck 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday. Hundreds of marijuana aficionados took part in the annual gathering in the nation’s capital, filling the front lawn of Parliament Hill.

  • Action, Your Concordia Appeal

    The first steps towards clearing up the current confusion about the future of the Concordia Student Union council have been taken, as the presidential candidates for both disqualified slates, Your Concordia and Action, filed complaints to the CSU Judicial Board on Sunday.

  • DQed

    Chief Electoral Officer Disqualifies Both Student Union Slates

    The 2011 Concordia Student Union election took another bizarre turn last night, as the Chief Electoral Officer Oliver Cohen announced that both Action and the victorious Your Concordia slate had been disqualified.

  • News Commentary: Mad as Hell

    And We’re Not Going to Take It Anymore

    Ah, springtime in Montreal. That wonderful time of year when the sun starts to shine, the terrasses fill with cheerful, buzzed students and the subtle smell of tear gas wafts through the streets. It’s protest season. This summer, we’ve got a whole lot to protest about

  • The Endless Campaign

    “We have a message of hope. [Prime Minister] Harper has a message of fear.” Liberal MP Marc Garneau’s blunt assessment of this year’s federal election embodies the balancing act his party has employed since the last time Canadians went to the polls in September 2008.

  • Showdown on the Corner

    Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Groups Set Up Camp in the Mile End

    The abortion debate is back again—specifically, in the park on the southeast corner of St. Laurent and St. Joseph Blvd., where an access showdown between pro-choice and pro-lifers is currently being staged outside of Montreal’s Morgentaler Clinic.

  • Choosing Your Voice

    Grad Students Elect GSA Slate, Award Two of Four Fee Levy Groups

    Next year, this school will be yours—in a manner of speaking. Two weeks after the Your Concordia slate took the Concordia Student Union elections, the Your Voice slate took a majority of seats in the Concordia Graduate Students’ Association elections