• The Start of A New Chapter for Concordia Football

    Stingers Introduce Mickey Donovan as New Head Coach

    After longtime Stingers football head coach Gerry McGrath announced his retirement last October following a disappointing 0-8 season, the responsibility of finding…

  • Get Ready for Action

    Concordia’s Sustainability Action Fund Sponsors University’s Green Ideas

    The greenhouse, the People’s Potato, Le Frigo Vert, the list goes on—just about anywhere you turn on Concordia’s campuses, sustainable hotspots are waiting for you to peruse. They don’t run on biofuel, however—even these green projects and others yet to be initiated need money to get started.

  • Reimagining Waste

    Montreal Bio Fuel Plant Develops Game-Changing Waste Management Technology

    Engineers at Montreal-based Terragon Inc. want to change the way the world views its trash—to consider it rather, as fuel.

  • Across Borders, Student Groups Unite Against Fossil Fuels

    Student Divestment Groups Sweep Across North America

    When experts from around the country arrived at McGill University on Feb. 7 for a conference on oil, energy and Canada’s future, they found the doors were locked.

  • Soil and Herbs Above Our Heads

    Studying, Growing and Learning in Concordia’s Greenhouse

    As university students, sunlight is hard to come by this time of year. The sun rising earlier and setting later now than during the summer months is worsened by the fact that we’re trapped indoors during daylight hours due to school and perhaps work.

  • The 21st Century is Here—But Have Quebec’s ATI Laws Caught Up?

    Panel Debates Government Transparency and Access to Information

    A panel of government officials, journalists and activists debated government transparency and the right to information Feb. 4 at Concordia’s Samuel Bronfman House.

  • Welcome to the Sprawl

    Analyzing the Spread of the Suburbs in Montreal

    For Lissa Marcotte, there’s truth in the marketing slogan “La vie est belle à Mirabel.” In this suburban municipality on the northern periphery of the Montreal metropolitan region, where suburban comfort meets the tranquility of farm country, life is good—but it comes with an environmental cost.

  • Justin Trudeau’s Charm Offensive Comes to Montreal

    Federal Liberal Party Leader Engages Younger Voters at Concordia

    Justin Trudeau is already courting the youth vote ahead of the 2015 federal election, and he believes changing the nature of the conversation in Ottawa is integral to re-engaging younger Canadians in politics.

  • No to Making Green, Yes to Being Green

    Student Conference Concordia Transitions Discusses Ways to Improve Concordia’s Food System

    Members of the Concordia Food Coalition, the Concordia Greenhouse and the Concordia Student Union agree: Concordia needs a new food system, one centred not on financial profits, but rather on being committed to providing affordable and healthy food. The only question is: how to make it possible?

  • Boots Riley Talks Optimism, Occupy and Revolution

    With an immaculate afro and razor-sharp sideburns, Boots Riley looks like a Black Panther frozen in time, or a long-lost member of Sly and the Family Stone. But the lifelong activist and musician’s politics are only looking forward, ever searching for the path to revolution.