Opinions

  • Your Food, Your Money, Your Choice

    A Leap Towards a Multivalent, Student-Run Food System

    In light of recent discussions about fee-levy reforms, it may come as a surprise to hear that one of the three petitions handed to the Concordia Student Union had to do with an immense recognition and appreciation for the progress and potential exhibited by campus fee-levy groups.

  • Confronting the Divide

    Israeli Apartheid Week Serves an Important Need

    More than 200 cities worldwide are participating in Israeli Apartheid Week 2014, which will feature conferences, workshops, film screenings and cultural events to raise awareness about the nature of Israel as an apartheid state.

  • Editorial: We Need Zero-Tolerance for Sexist Chants

    Making light of sexually crude and explicit slurs only teaches people the mentality that it’s acceptable to joke about these topics in other contexts.

  • Stronger Together

    An Argument Against Per-Faculty Opt-Outs

    The whole point of a student union is that we’re more effective together in dealing with any number of issues that students care about universally, from campus sustainability to student poverty to ensuring a quality learning institution.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Roll Out!

    My friends, it’s time to keep that toonie “rrrolling”: Tim Horton’s Roll Up the Rim is back—and that means it’s time to get down to business.*

  • No Remuneration Without Representation

    Making a Case for Representative Fee Levies

    Concordians need to remember that JMSB students are not the stereotypes certain people are trying to make them out to be. JMSB students pay significantly more than every other student at Concordia.

  • Editorial: All for None, None for All

    How much will individual students gain in deciding to stop funding the organizations? In most cases a few cents per credit—the annual total less than a cup of coffee at Café X.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Can’t Get That Baby Taste Out

    As nights deepen and I finally crawl into bed, my neighbour’s baby, almost without fail, begins reciting its screaming libretto. And, hands clamped over my ears, I fantasize about biting it.

  • Engineering a Culture of Respect

    Faculty History No Excuse for Inappropriate Chants

    While students should be capable of understanding the difference between song lyrics and real life, the reality is that women aged 18 to 24 experience the highest rates of sexual violence in the country.

  • Oil Rich or Dirt Poor

    The Real Reasons Behind Venezuela’s Student Protests

    In Venezuela, people are finally fed up with the deplorable living conditions.