Opinions

  • Heard in the Hall

    Why Concordia ?

    With the start of every school year there comes a slew of new students roaming the hallways. With four major universities to choose from in the city, we asked them—why ConU?
  • Sex & Pancakes

    Wait, You Mean Girls Do It Too ?

    My boyfriend recently found out that I masturbate on occasion and, though I know he masturbates as well, he was surprised and found it weird that I do it because I’m a girl. Now I feel insecure about it and am confused about the double standard…

  • That Transexual Guy

    An Introduction to The Link’s First Trans Column

    To the alarm of my parents, I am a transsexual.

    I am on the female-to-male spectrum of this gender brouhaha but I have never once identified as female. I just went along with the label until I could no longer handle the mess that was my unconscious.

  • The War On Our Future

    Fighting around the Globe for Education

    This year has seen majorprotests on three separate con-tinents, opposing the plans ofthree separate governments, allboiling down to the same singleissue: affordable—or rather, increasingly unaffordable—post-secondary education.

  • Editorial

    Students Could Use $35,000, too.

    The process of raising children is one fraught with opportunities for disaster. Milk gets spilled, swear words get learned and occasionally, the wrong lessons get taught. When your kids catch you telling them to do one thing, while you yourself are doing another, you may have to pull out the trusty buffalo gun of hypo- critical parenting: “Do as I say, not as I do.”

  • Nah’msayin?

    Up, Up and Out of My Way !

  • Graduating Students to Inherit Harsh Economy

    Our Generation Must Instigate Change

    So far, our generation has had it pretty easy. We have been relatively untouched by the negative effects of the recent recession and conventional wisdom has it that we should be finishing our studies at the perfect time, entering the job market just as a recovering economy begins to pick up steam. But three years later, at the start of another school year, that “perfect time” might not be as ideal as it once seemed.

  • Concordia Receives Donation for Israeli Studies Institute

    When Concordia University’s faculty council voted to create the Azrieli Institute of Israeli Studies on May 17, they effectively strengthened links between the university and Israel, a state in constant breach of international law.

  • Campaigning on Econo-phobia

    There’s nothing like pandering to the fear of the unknown. The Conservatives knew what they were selling in these elections, and did a fantastic job selling it.

  • Oliver’s All Over It

    Maybe the Real Contestation Is in His Heart

    Does Oliver Cohen’s contestation ruling that ousted the entire newly elected CSU deserve a slap on the back or a slap in the face? My metaphoric hand is yet to be reddened by either of those gestures because I can’t decide if he’s a martyr or just plain silly.