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  • Sitting on the Senate

    The Senate, Concordia’s highest academic governing body, met last Friday in what may have been the shortest meeting in the body’s 30-some-year history. Here’s hoping the student union can learn from their friends down the street.

  • Closed File?

    OpenFile Goes On Hiatus Amid Questions

    While Canadian “community-powered news” source OpenFile has temporarily closed its doors, it has been criticized for simultaneously shutting off the lights.

  • “The Ugly Canadian”

    Author and Activist to Present Latest Work On Canada’s Fearless Leader

    Stephen Harper has his critics, but few are as unrelenting as Yves Engler.

  • Anti-Police Protestors Few, Non-Violent

    SPVM’s Behaviour During Maple Spring Protests Criticized

    Despite black masks and anti-police slogans, Saturday night’s anti-police brutality protest was largely calm and peaceful.

  • Take Shelter

    Lorenzo DiTommaso on the Future of the Apocalypse

    According to Concordia religion professor Lorenzo DiTommaso, people need to wake up and face the reality that the apocalypse isn’t coming.

  • Breaking the Blockade By Sea

    Pro-Palestinian Activist and Author Recounts the Journey of Bringing Aid to Gaza

    On August 22, 2008, Greta Berlin and 44 other pro-Palestinian activists left Cyprus in a couple of ramshackle boats in an attempt to deliver aid to Gaza.

  • A Council Divided

    Exec’s Resignation Letter Sheds Light on Troubled Union

    Over the last six months, the Concordia Student Union has been marred by accusations, disqualifications, reinstatements, internal political turmoil and most recently, the resignation of a member of the executive.

  • Deconstructing the Document

    Last spring, Concordia decided to do an external audit of the human resource processes related to its senior management following a slew of departures, resignations and costly buyouts over the past few years at the university.

  • Going Forward

    Recommendations to Help Revamp the BoG’s Rep

    Concordia’s Board of Governors may have just received the guidance it needs to begin moving forwards from its problem-plagued past.

  • Aboriginal Women Speak Out Against Plan Nord

    Now that Pauline Marois’s Parti Québécois government is in power, the growing uneasiness about what will come of former Premier Jean Charest’s Plan Nord…