Opinions

Editorial

Concordia Admin Needs to Review the ABCs of Communication

Concordia administration needs to deal with its serious inconsistencies in planning, assigning, withholding and unnecessarily prolonging tribunals.

  • Rules to Roll By

    A Speculative Look at a Canadian Cannabis Policy

    Let’s review some critical pieces of the debate to tease out what a sensible cannabis policy might look like.

  • Chomp Some Cheap Chow

    Canada’s Rising Food Prices Need to Chill

    I set out to find some solid alternatives to the major league grocery stores who are jacking up the prices. This ain’t gonna be your typical Sunday trip to the market—think of it more like a cheap food scavenger hunt that will send you all over the city.

  • Know Your Rights as an Intern in Canada

    Interns who have worked without pay can send in an Employment Standards or a Complaints Registration form to the company they’ve interned for, in order to recoup minimum wages for whatever hours they have worked.

  • Editorial: Canada Needs a to Give Homelessness a Formal Address

    Though Canada’s intentions may be good, homelessness will remain a systemic problem until we return it to the political table, and make it a serious part of the public conversation.

  • Seen

    Swipe Left for Ghosts

    Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat: never have we had so many ways to hit someone up. Never before has it been so confusing.

  • Nice Tat, Bro

    Thinking About Inking in a Cultural Context

    A tattoo, then, is simultaneously a mark of one’s individuality and one’s like-mindedness.

  • Nah’msayin

    Weed Kinda Sucks, Though

    It’s a fucking drug, treat it like any other—do it occasionally, and then ashamedly run five miles and drink a hemp smoothie the next morning.

  • Mental Squeeze

    Addiction: Not All in the Family

    My education on the topic of alcoholism and addiction began after those three years, when one night as dinner was being prepared, my sister gathered my brother, my mom, my dad and me in the kitchen and tearfully admitted her struggles with alcohol.

  • Editorial: Deregulation Needs to be Derailed

    Concordia’s international students must not face exponential tuition hikes as a result of the Quebec government’s decision to deregulate certain disciplines.

  • Nah’msayin

    Don’t Hate on New Year’s Resolutions

    Not everyone is strong-willed—some are susceptible to becoming discouraged, and it’s important to be supportive and help them achieve their resolutions rather than tell them it’s all futile.