Proposed Bill C-19 Is Dangerous
I’m having a bit of a déjà vu moment. Three years ago I moved to Texas. On my first day at community college, my first class was public speaking and my first assignment was to give a persuasive speech.
Let’s put aside the philosophical principle that post-secondary education should be a universal right for a moment, since it’s one of those things that you either agree with, or you don’t.
So, what’s the deal with teabagging? I mean, I thought I knew what it meant, but now I’m not so sure. Is it something people actually do? —Tea Time
SGM Strike Vote Excludes Students
Since the recent Board of Governors bloodbath, it’s pretty clear that the Concordia administration doesn’t represent us—but as it turns out, neither does our student union. Well, at least not all of us.
A View From Cairo
Almost nine months after Hosni Mubarak resigned, activists are saying that not much has changed in Egypt since the revolution. Human rights violations and the division of political powers are some of the main obstacles Egypt is facing during this period of transition.
Share the Funds, Shave the ‘Stache
The whole ‘Movember’ thing is cute and all, but can we stop and be real about it for a second? Movember is a movement to celebrate North American guys not practicing basic facial hygiene for a month in order to raise money towards saving a group of extremely privileged people—themselves.
Government Should Fight Abuse With Legislation, Not Applications
Last week, the White House endorsed two new smartphone applications they’ve unveiled as part of “ongoing efforts to help better prevent and respond to sexual assault on campuses across the country.”
Construction Unions Shouldn’t Oppose Proposed Legislation
Quebec’s construction unions ought to rethink their efforts in combating Bill 33.
Couple Kicked Out for Kissing
Oh, the queer, religious, coffee shop politics of small-town, southwestern Ontario… In late September, Riley Duckworth and her partner Patricia Pattenden exchanged an embrace outside a Blenheim, ON Tim Horton’s window and were promptly asked to leave the premises.
Concordia on: Artists or Vandals
This week The Link decided to take to the halls of Concordia to find out what students think about graffiti murals. We asked them whether they view graffiti as a public art form or as an act of vandalism. Here’s what they thought: