Special Issue

  • Welcome to Concordia

    For some of you this fall marks your first semester at Concordia; for others it’s your first time living in Montreal altogether. It can be very overwhelming moving to a city like Montreal and settling in at a university as big as Concordia—we know, we’ve been there, too.

  • How To Protest in Montreal (And How Not To)

    It’s important to have your wits about you while you participate in a protest. For that reason, we’ve put together a handy guide on what you should know before taking to the streets.

  • Where to Get Your Grub On

    Patati Patata is the stuff legends are made of. Dirt cheap and wonderful, this tiny spot serves up great fries, great BLTs, great fish burgers—come to think of it, everything they serve is pretty great. An average menu item will only set you back a few dollars, so feel free to order everything that tickles your fancy.

  • Finding Diamonds in the Rough

    Montreal Thrift Shops Worth Checking Out

    For those who prefer to avoid the touristy crowds of Ste. Catherine St., with its impersonal fast fashion and shoddy quality, secondhand stores can be a godsend.

  • Cycle City

    A Guide to Montreal’s Best Local Bike Shops

    In a city where metro shutdowns and painfully long lines for the 105 bus are seemingly constant problems, sometimes the fastest (and most enjoyable) way to get where you’re going is on two wheels. Whether you’re cycling just for the heck of it, or using it as your main means of transportation, Montreal is a great place to experience by bike.

  • Concordia Resources

    Places that can help you get through the year intact.

  • A Guide to Montreal Nightlife

    We’ve picked some of the best places to hang, dance and drink in the city. Though there are many more that we couldn’t fit in one article, this guide should set you up for a few weeks of fun weekends.

  • Loyola 101

    Surviving Concordia’s N.D.G. Campus

    Whether it’s your first year in university or just your first class at Loyola, finding yourself on a new campus can be a bit overwhelming. The Loyola campus often gives students the impression that they’re somewhere in the middle of nowhere.

  • Get On Up, Get Into It, Get Involved

    Where to Go Get Active at Concordia

    Concordia University is not only a place where you can sharpen your mind, but also where you can improve your body and get active. Whether it’s through the gym or an intramural league, Concordia has what you need to get yourself going during the school year. But act quickly, spots for these places are filling up fast!

  • #Quixotedoesthings

    One Man Stands Between Democracy and Chaos, Can’t Stop Fighting Windmills

    It was the best of beards, it was the worst of beards.