• Occupy the Living Room

    Victoria Square’s Former Residents Move On

    In the living room of a cozy duplex in Notre-Dame-de-Grace, a small group has gathered to discuss politics.

  • ConU’s First Rector Dies

    Concordia University’s first rector, John O’Brien, passed away at the age of 80 on Dec. 16. O’Brien, who started his career at Sir George Williams University in 1954 as an economics lecturer, became an associate professor in 1961 and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts in 1963.

  • Marching Against Minerals

    Montreal’s Congolese Community Angered at High Death Rate of Miners

    Technology and telecommunication companies were the targets of a demonstration Jan. 7 that saw roughly 200 people take to the streets of Montreal. Protesters rallied against Canada’s involvement in mineral mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • No Dice on Day One

    Students Experience Online Service Disruption

    Concordia students trying to get to class this past week were left blind when the MyConcordia web portal crashed.

  • FASA Furnishes Fundraisers

    Fine Arts Students See Projects Funded

    The Fine Arts Student Alliance met for the last time this year on Dec. 6, but not without handing out some presents. Council saw four ‘large special projects’ presentations from Fine Arts students and student groups…

  • The CEO Saga Continues

    Council Gives Holoubi Vote of Confidence at Meeting

    Amid accusations of bias due to unclear allegiances in last year’s Concordia Student Union general election, the CSU Council voted on Nov. 30 to maintain support for Chief Electoral Officer Ismail Holoubi.

  • 2011: A Concordia Odyssey

    Classes are over for the semester, which means 2011 is drawing to a close at Concordia University. Thank God. This has been one of the screwiest calendar years in the university’s history, literally from start to finish. Students have been told at pretty much every level of governance that their opinions don’t matter—in one case, even by their own student leaders.

  • All Things Must Pass

    Bylaws, Fee Levies and Candidates Approved in Byelection

    When the ballots were all tallied up a little past midnight Dec. 2, the new Concordia Student Union bylaws got a passing grade.

  • Doctors, Lawyers and Business Executives,  OH MY!

    Board of Governors to Welcome Three New Members

    Concordia will see the faces of three new members added to its highest governing body for the first time this Thursday. While the new members will be warmly welcomed, the contentious issue continues to be the Board of Governors’ selection criteria. Community-at-large representatives of the Board of Governors …

  • Apocalypse Now?

    Journalist Gwynne Dyer Talks Climate Change at Concordia

    Grizzled international affairs journalist Gwynne Dyer was the first speaker brought in by the Concordia Student Union this year. Before captivating an unfortunately mostly-empty auditorium in the MB Building Dec. 5, Dyer briefly sat down with The Link to talk climate change.