Adam Kovac

  • Heard in the Town Hall

    General Strike Options Analyzed at Impromptu Event

    Concordia’s Hall Building lived up to its namesake on Wednesday, as it was host to the first town hall meeting to educate students on the fight against the impending tuition hikes.

  • Going to Town (Hall)

    Students Discuss Impending Strike

    Concordia is not a town, but it does have a Hall building, whose room H110 was the home to a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday afternoon to educate students on the fight against the impending tuition hikes.

  • CFS Wants $1.8M

    Count your pennies, Concordia students—the Canadian Federation of Students says you owe them money, and lots of it.

  • History in the Making

    Concordia Clubs Team Up for Black History Month

    Left off this year’s Concordia Student Union calendar and in the dark about any planning, Saradjen Bartley thought her student union didn’t care about Black History Month. The president of the Concordia chapter of the African and Caribbean Students’ Network, Bartley decided to find out what was going on.

  • Editorial

    Candid Comments

    To paraphrase a terribly old and just plain terrible TV show: smile, Board of Governors! You’re on incredibly obvious camera, and the people filming you are the students of the university you rule over.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Science Sometimes Sucks

    As I’m sure my legions of fans at Concordia have noticed, my byline has been absent from this fine publication for a few weeks now.

  • Whoa, We’re Halfway There

    Mid-Mandate Report Light on CSU Criticism

    The school year is only halfway through, but the Concordia Student Union executive have still taken part in the tradition of taking stock at the beginning of a new year, releasing their mid-mandate report to Council at a meeting on Dec. 14.

  • Occupy the Living Room

    Victoria Square’s Former Residents Move On

    In the living room of a cozy duplex in Notre-Dame-de-Grace, a small group has gathered to discuss politics.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Political Maneuvering

    Much like David Bowie, I’m afraid of Americans.

  • We Can Either Be Good, or We Can Be French

    Canadiens Need to Choose Between Winning and Representing Quebecois Identity

    I was eight years old when I watched Patrick Roy take a victory lap with a large silver bowl hoisted over his head.

  • The CEO Saga Continues

    Council Gives Holoubi Vote of Confidence at Meeting

    Amid accusations of bias due to unclear allegiances in last year’s Concordia Student Union general election, the CSU Council voted on Nov. 30 to maintain support for Chief Electoral Officer Ismail Holoubi.

  • 2011: A Concordia Odyssey

    Classes are over for the semester, which means 2011 is drawing to a close at Concordia University. Thank God. This has been one of the screwiest calendar years in the university’s history, literally from start to finish. Students have been told at pretty much every level of governance that their opinions don’t matter—in one case, even by their own student leaders.

  • All Things Must Pass

    Bylaws, Fee Levies and Candidates Approved in Byelection

    When the ballots were all tallied up a little past midnight Dec. 2, the new Concordia Student Union bylaws got a passing grade.

  • Byelections of Approval

    CSU Bylaws Pass; CJLO, CUTV Get Fee Levy Increases

    All four new councillors to the Concordia Student Union Council have been approved, and the new bylaws have passed after Concordia undergraduate students voted in the November byelection.

  • Take This Job and Keep It

    CSU Council Gives Vote of Confidence to CEO

    Amid accusations of bias due to unclear allegiances in last year’s Concordia Student Union general election, CSU Council voted on Nov. 30 to maintain support for Chief Electoral Officer Ismail Holoubi.

  • Bylawlessness

    No election at Concordia is complete without a little controversy. This was proven yet again with the creation of a

  • The End of an Occupation?

    Despite Evictions, Occupiers Party and Vow to Go On

    In the end, Occupy Montreal didn’t go out with a flash bang, but with a bass line. Exactly six weeks after the global Occupy phenomenon came to the city, Victoria Square was a place transformed, then transformed again. Gone was the intricate maze of shelters and structures.

  • Money Matters

    Even a cursory glance at the auditor’s report and statement of salaries of Concordia’s upper management, presented to the Board of Governors on Nov. 17, reveals one fact immediately: a lot of dollars come through the university door.

  • Protectors’ Policy

    It’s a dangerous world out there. Luckily for you, Concordia has numerous policies in place aimed at keeping you safe. Here’s a look at some of the things keeping you out of harm’s way.

  • Secure in the Knowledge

    Concordia Security Keeps an Eye Out for You—and on You

    Riot cops, pepper spray, and tear gas. Police on both bikes and horses roughhousing students.