Opinions

  • Editorial: Concordia and Canada Aren’t Doing Enough to Combat Climate Change

    Several hundred thousand people marched through the streets of New York City on Sunday while the United Nations was holding its climate summit.

  • 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.

  • Editorial: Bill C-36 Fails to Meet Sex Workers’ Needs

    Last December, sex workers were led to believe Canada would finally take the necessary steps toward ensuring their safety when the Supreme Court struck down the country’s prostitution laws, deeming them unconstitutional. Although sex work was technically legal, the red tape surrounding it effectively criminalized the industry.

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

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

  • Editorial: Lawsuits to Keep SPVM Accountable

    If the city of Montreal can’t hold its police service accountable for its excessive use of force, hopefully our legal system can.

  • 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.