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.
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.
Montrealers Weigh in on the Bid for a Palestinian State
If the bid for Palestine to be recognized as a state that is currently working its way through the bureaucracy of the United Nations is successful, the irony is that Palestinians may wind up be less represented at the UN.
Concordia’s undergraduates might be on the verge of raising hell because of the proposed changes to the Board of Governors’ bylaws—which aim to reduce their representation—but they aren’t the only ones affected.
Student Reps Speak Up on BoG Membership Cuts
Student representation on the Board of Governors—the university’s highest governing body—is in the process of being slashed.
Please Add Another Student Rep to the Board
Concordia has a long history of engaged students and educators […] Students have historically been able to engage in difficult issues, take part in university affairs and influence decisions.
Tabled Bill Behind New Board’s Undergrad Rep Cuts
A provincial bill that was tabled in 2009 is being cited as one of the major reasons the Concordia Board of Governors aims to cut its student membership.
Activists Draw Attention to Landmine Victims Around the World
Don’t be worried if you heard an explosion and saw a mountain of shoes at Phillips Square the afternoon of Sept. 24. The fifth annual Shoe Pyramid in Montreal took place to raise awareness of victims of landmines and cluster bombs around the world.
Concordia’s Student-Run Radio Station Seeks to Grow
Having been declined at the March 2011 referendum, Concordia’s radio station CJLO will have another go for a fee levy increase during the Concordia Student Union by-election in November. Voted “Station of the Year” in 2010 at the College Radio Awards given by the College Music Journal,
More Time Given to Find Candidate
The deadline for appointing the Chief Electoral Officer of Concordia’s Arts and Science Federation of Associations has been extended until Sept. 29. ASFA President Alex Gordon said the extension was put in place “to give us time to prepare and to train the CEO.”