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.
The Board of Governors meeting on Sept. 28 was a disaster.
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.
No to the Faux-Bourg. Now What?
Student space has been a contentious issue at Concordia for over a decade.
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.
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.
Normally when you enter a coffee shop and order a medium coffee, the employee behind the counter reacts by saying “Sure” and proceeds to pour a medium amount of coffee into a medium-sized cup. However, if you walk into a Starbucks franchise with the exact same request, a slightly different scene unfolds.
Board Needs to Bone Up on Math Skills
The current Board of Governors would do well to enroll in an elementary math class before deciding to mess with undergraduates’ representation and membership.
UK’s New Donation Restrictions Are Ass-Backwards
On Thursday the United Kingdom’s Health Department announced that as of November, gay men will be allowed to give blood—if they refrain from any form of sexual contact for an entire year. Despite being deemed as progressive, this newly established concession is actually more ignorant than it is groundbreaking.
Statehood Won’t Necessarily Mean Progress for Palestine
This past Friday, Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas applied for formal recognition of Palestinian statehood at the United Nations General Assembly. This move, despite being symbolically uplifting for his constituents, was a step in the wrong direction for the Palestinian cause.