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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.

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    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?

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    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?

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    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.

  • Editorial: A New CSU Concentrated on Sustaining Communities

    The excitement of this year’s Concordia Student Union general elections has finally settled down. With one of the most controversial referendum questions in years and with over three times as many candidates as last year, this election has been one for the ages.

  • The Room Full of Phonies

    The Room Screening Audience More Misogynistic Than the Movie

    I wasn’t prepared to feel unsafe. I wasn’t prepared to spend five hours on a Sunday “sucking it up” to anti-feminist chants. I wasn’t prepared to hear “because she’s a woman” jokes that stopped being funny before I started growing armpit hair.

  • Editorial: A Diverse CSU for a Diverse Concordia

    In sharp contrast to last year’s Concordia Student Union election, which saw most positions go uncontested, three full teams, in addition to independent candidates, are vying for the paid spots on this year’s union.

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    March Sadness

    The month of March always brings two types of madness to the sports world.