Opinions

  • 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.

  • Mental Squeeze

    How Do We Define Anxiety?

    Mental illness still carries an implicit stigma that people, particularly those who are considered to be in the “prime” of their lives, may misconstrue.

  • Posture of Patriarchy

    In a world made for men, any problems with women’s bodies and minds are assumed to be personal flaws.

  • Matriarch: A Call for Greater Understanding

    The Importance of Consent Education as a Measure Against Rape Culture

    The Concordia student had recently escaped an abusive relationship, and while she thought reporting the rape at the hands of her former partner would bring closure, it did the exact opposite.

  • Editorial: The Link Standards of Media Rhetoric, 2016

    The Link has outlined a few areas requiring a redefining of balance, and a refocusing of efforts for the coming year.

  • The SPVM Have a Police Brutality Problem

    One Photographer’s Call for Reform on Institutionalized Violence Against Peaceful Protesters

    On May 1, 2015 I saw a high school-aged protester dragged by her hair across the pavement by police in riot gear.

  • Four Ways to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree

    Here are four practical suggestions to help you to dispose of your unwanted fir.