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Editorial: Blowing the Whistle on Locker Room Misogyny

Sport is seen as a way to bring people together, enhance social skills, improve physical condition and remain active. However, a con lies within, and a major culture shock is needed to curb it.

  • Attendees of Naomi Klein’s Book Launch Weigh in on Our Planet’s Future

    People held diverse opinions about climate change at Naomi Klein’s Montreal book launch.

  • Confronting Discrimination in All Its Forms

    Sparking Conversations about the Racism and Misogyny One Faces as a Woman of Colour

    If you study in the humanities or in the arts, you have hopefully come across the word “intersectionality,” a term that sounds like it has more to do with traffic than with the politics of things like race, gender and sexuality.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Moodle is Brutal

    It started with a murmur—students speaking in hushed tones in the hallways, talking about a revolution.

  • Editorial: Canada’s Deportation Laws Are Too Rigid

    On Sunday, Winifred Agimelen, a refugee and mother of three, was deported back to Nigeria—a country from which she was forced to flee in 2008, after being kidnapped and threatened with genital mutilation.

  • Nah’msayin?

    There’s A Reason Some Shows Are Free

    I got these free tickets to a Talib Kweli show the other day. I usually read ahead and check these concerts out on Facebook so I really know what I’m getting into. But I mean, it’s a Talib Kweli concert—what’s the worst that can happen?

  • Nah’msayin?

    McGillionaire Frosh Swarm

    As summer winds down in Montreal, autumn heralds in not only cooler temperatures, but also a restocking of youth. Students, returning to resume their studies, surge the city with a feeling of energy and beauty.

  • Why We Sadly Shouldn’t March with Municipal Workers on Sept. 20

    Should we support strikers who oppressed us when we were striking?

  • Nah’msayin?

    Ode to the Vegan BLT

    When I consumed half a litre of coffee and nearly cried into my textbooks in that strange, half-wired, half-exhausted state finals brings with it, you were there for me. Amidst a sea of vegetarian options you stood out, by virtue of your delicious wholesomeness.

  • The Two-Year St. Catherine St. Revamp

    In June, the mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, announced his plans to begin a massive underground reconstruction of Ste. Catherine Street. Expected to begin in 2016, 2.2 kilometres of the street, between Atwater Ave. and Bleury St., will be closed off to cars and partially to pedestrians. The construction work will take place in two phases, with the first phase expected to cost between $80-95 million.

  • The Thought Police Strikes Concordia

    Assumptions Stain Kyle Arseneau Case

    The most striking element about a disqualification is the finality of it.