Opinions

  • Nah’msayin?

    Gettin’ Old

    Some of you reading this will be graduating in mere months, and you will be told by prestigious commencement speakers that you will move on to a glorious future filled with happy thoughts and unicorns.

  • Editorial: Hey CSU, Let Them Through

    For the first student group to apply for a fee levy under this year’s student union—led by a team whose electoral platform was largely focused on the importance of fee-levy groups—Concordia’s Model United Nations club is having a harder time getting to the point of putting its fee-levy request to a vote by students than you’d expect.

  • Editorial: We Need a Real Plan to Help Indigenous Women

    For a while—nine years actually—we thought the numbers would eventually hit the federal government, shock them into a call for answers and solutions. Then in May, the RCMP released a sweeping report. With numbers.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Hatin’ on Society’s Love Affair with Pants

    I don’t believe in hatred as a rule but I have made an exception over the last few years and I can say this proudly: I hate pants.

  • 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.

  • 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.