Riley Sparks

  • CUFA to Vote on Strike Mandate

    Full-Time Faculty Fed Up with Negotiation Progress

    After 14 months of contract negotiations, Concordia’s full-time professors will begin voting tomorrow on an unlimited strike mandate.

  • Chinese Students Continue to Speak Out

    Homestay Students Report More Crooked Dealings With Recruiter

    More of Concordia’s Chinese students came forward last week with allegations about bad experiences in homestays and shady dealings with a recruiter employed by the university.

  • Province Fines Concordia $2M Over Severance Packages

    Ministry of Education Fines Concordia Over Payouts

    Quebec is punishing Concordia for shelling out over $3.1 million in severance packages to administrators.

  • Critique of the Cops

    The Time They Almost Did a Good Job

    I don’t really like the cops in this city. It’s not that I think they’re bad people. Or, as the various crusty, squat-dwelling, dumpster-diving activist types suggest, that they’re a bunch of racist, baby-killing sociopaths in uniform, hell-bent on destroying freedom, sunshine…

  • ‘Because We’re More Human Than They Are’

    Roméo Dallaire discusses international diplomacy at ConU

    Canada’s political leaders need to be ready to take decisive action to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity, said Canadian Senator Roméo Dallaire during a speech at Concordia last Thursday.

  • Building Collapse Kills Worker

    ‘It Was a Question of Seconds:’ Building Owner

    A construction worker was killed in a partial building collapse on the corner of de la Visitation Street and Sherbrooke Street on Sept. 27.

  • Up and Down the Mountain

    A photo essay of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal

    A photo essay on the riders who enjoyed an eventful day of cycling Sunday as they partook in the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal.