Opinions

  • Don’t Let the Pipeline Pass

    Over 200 protesters risked being arrested by crossing a Royal Canadian Mounted Police fence, and many more stood in solidarity to protest Harper’s support of both the pipeline project and the Alberta tar sands. We were two of those protesters—and we’re writing to tell you why.

  • Editorial

    Democracy is Alive – and Unwell

    The Board of Governors spoke to students on Wednesday morning and, though the message took over an hour to be made official, it can be boiled down to two words: Fuck. You.
    Let’s recap: last week was a week that exemplified the use and misuse of democracy at Concordia.

  • Sex and Pancakes

    The More The Merrier

    My boyfriend and I experiment with other people often. Usually it goes well and it’s just a fun time. Recently, though

  • Heard in the Hall

    What Students Want From Their Space

    This week, the CSU officially said “no” to the Faubourg Ste-Catherine as the official site of the student centre. Now that negotiations on the contract have been put on hold, our union has over $8 million to spend on student space downtown.

  • Nah’msayin?

    The Cycle of Life

    If you don’t think that the 30-second commute from the EV Building to the Hall Building is a dangerous one, let me tell you something: you’re wrong.

  • Too Much at Stake to Shut Students Out of Meetings

    The Board of Governors meeting on Sept. 28 was a disaster.

  • We’re Done Too

    The Students Walked Out in Protest

    Our cover this week is a direct quote from Peter Kruyt, the Chair of Concordia’s Board of Governors, which is the highest governing body at the university.

  • Community Building

    No to the Faux-Bourg. Now What? 

    Student space has been a contentious issue at Concordia for over a decade.

  • Not In Good Taste

    Well-Intentioned Bake Sale Takes Things Too Far

    Considering someone’s race or gender when setting their tuition amount seems ridiculous—almost as ridiculous as charging white people more than black people for cupcakes at a bake sale.

  • Editorial

    Bring Bodies to the Board Room

    Concordia’s Board of Governors seems to think they’re stuck in some sort of 28 Days Later scenario. I think they picture a Concordia campus void of students; building after building empty, wind whistling through unoccupied desks, blackboards gathering dust.