Opinions

  • Where do the Oromo People Fit Into the Story?

    As Concordia students, we feel it is important to promote awareness of this issue and urge international organizations to mount campaigns pressuring the government to release Ethiopian political prisoners, end the repression of political dissent and grant the Oromo people the respect and self-determination they have historically been denied.

  • Nah’msayin

    The World Sucks, But Your Friends Don’t

    I don’t really know anything, but I love my friends, and while that doesn’t make things okay, it makes it feel okay, and that’s something, right?

  • Is Homeopathy Legit?

    It’s more apparent than ever that these practices are nothing more than organic, gluten-free snake oil.

  • Editorial

    The Blame Game: Concordia, International Tuition, and How the Government’s Austerity Policy is the Problem

    Concordia’s international students should not have to suffer tuition hikes because of the university, but in turn, the university should not be forced to make difficult financial decisions as a result of austerity measures implemented by the provincial government.

  • Mental Squeeze: Furry Remedies

    Pet Therapy Relieves Student Stress

    Animal-assisted therapy is a field that has not been thoroughly examined by science, though there are studies being done to explore the benefits of it on emotional, physical and cognitive difficulties in humans.

  • CATs Evaluates Shepard’s First Term as President

    We, Concordia Against Tribunals, thought it would be a “purrrfect” time to grade Shepard’s actions, inactions and decisions over the past few years just as we are graded on our assignments each semester.

  • Kanye West and Cultures of Hatred

    What’s Up With Hating Ye?

    We, as a culture, hate many things.

  • Editorial: Concordia Admin Needs to Review the ABCs of Communication

    Concordia administration needs to deal with its serious inconsistencies in planning, assigning, withholding and unnecessarily prolonging tribunals.

  • Know Your Rights as an Intern in Canada

    Interns who have worked without pay can send in an Employment Standards or a Complaints Registration form to the company they’ve interned for, in order to recoup minimum wages for whatever hours they have worked.

  • Rules to Roll By

    A Speculative Look at a Canadian Cannabis Policy

    Let’s review some critical pieces of the debate to tease out what a sensible cannabis policy might look like.