Opinions

  • Can’t Always Get Fresh at Tim Horton’s

    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.

  • Heard In The Hall

    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:

  • 6 a.m. Bar Closing Prone To Probems

    Your best friend is un-gracefully draped over a toilet seat while your boyfriend is throwing up in yesterday’s grocery bag. Your stomach is filled with two-dollar peanut butter noodles—its four a.m. and after enjoying a solid night of debauchery, you’re home-sweet-home and triumphantly calling it quits.

  • Editorial

    Breaks in the System

    The way that student governance at this school is supposed to work—on paper anyway—makes sense:
    You have your council, your chair, your secretary and your student media informing students about the politics of the day. Together, everything runs smoothly and above-board. This is how the democratic process works, theoretically.

  • Sex and Pancakes

    Busting Nuts

    Getting hit in the crotch is pretty much a universal comedic gag, but
    obviously the reality of being the receiver isn’t so fun. How bad can the consequences really be? Is it true a hit can kill you?
    —Bieber My Balls

  • The Oakland Moment

    The Protesters, the Press and the Cop with the Kitten

    Up until last week, here’s what I knew about Oakland: It’s in California. It’s across the Bay from San Francisco. And it’s the home of Major League Baseball’s A’s, aka the Athletics, whose team colours are green and gold.
    That’s it.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Accosted On Guy

    So I was walking from the Hall to the EV building the other day, going to class, just thinking about how broke and awesome I am, and in that not-even two blocks, I had to awkwardly fend off the weird, too-friendly advances of, I swear, like, 20 people.

  • Later Last Call Could Boost City’s Economy

    Just for Laughs co-founder Gilbert Rozon recently proposed the idea of keeping bars in Montreal’s downtown core open until 6:00 a.m.—three hours later than the current province-wide 3:00 a.m. closing time.

  • Editorial

    Transport Tragedy

    I know two people who were killed by cars in the last two weeks.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Ragin’ On The Road

    When I get in my car, rage takes over me—I just can’t help it.