The Link’s Volume 45 general elections are coming up

The Link will be running its annual general elections on May 8 at 4 p.m. via Zoom.

All staff members can run and vote in the by-election.

Those interested must submit a one-page cover letter explaining the candidate’s reasons for running, goals and any relevant experience for the position. This letter must be submitted no later than May 1 at 4 p.m., along with a portfolio of three contributions to The Link relevant to the position to which they are applying. Those running for editor-in-chief must submit eight samples from at least three sections.

Those applying for the positions of photo editor, graphics editor, or video editor must submit a portfolio of three past contributions to The Link and also submit at least two examples of other work within the medium of the position.

Those applying for creative director must submit a portfolio of three past contributions to The Link and also submit at least two sample layouts and one other visual form.

The letter and other required materials must be sent to and by 4 p.m. on May 1. Interested candidates must read the job description for the position they want before applying.

To be considered staff, students must have contributed four times or three times if they were staff in the previous semester. For any questions about your eligibility email

Cover letters will be posted a week before the election and will require another staff member to add their nomination to it for it to be valid for the election. 


Lead the team, problem-solve and represent the paper. Through rain, snow, and sleepless nights, you lead the troops of this publication to greatness.

Coordinating Editor

Direct the paper’s online content and stay on top of the news, fringe, sports, and opinions production cycles. Conquer the internet with a cunning social media strategy and innovative ideas for the treatment of our online articles.

Managing Editor

Journalism happens because deadlines are enforced. Oversee the paper’s print production, keep editors and staff on their game, and make sure the newspaper comes out on time.

Two Co-News Editors

Direct the news production for our website. Get to know every inch of Concordia and its politics. Write breaking news, hold people accountable, and chase the truth.

Features Editor

Put your magnifying glass to whatever is happening right now on campus and dig deeper. Curate in-depth features and give context to what’s happening here and around Montreal.

Opinions Editor

Separate the crazy from the coherent and put together one killer commentary section. Hunt down the strong debaters and columnists and give them a page to fill. Make sure that our columns—Sex Ed(itorial), Peoples’ History of Canada, I Am, and Don’t @ Me—are filled regularly.

Copy Editor

Keep articles out of synonym hell and catch the mistakes, big and small. Make the dull stories exciting and the exciting stories even better.

Fringe Arts Editor

Expose all that’s cool and underground in the Montreal art scene. From gallery openings to bands with three name changes, you’re the go-to person for what’s up-and-coming in Montreal’s art scene.

Sports Editor

Find the story behind the game. Give a voice to the athletes and highlight the great wins and tough times for all of Concordia’s teams. Be the ultimate source of knowledge for all things Stingers. Fast stats, game recaps, video, and podcast work are your wheelhouse.

Creative Director

Design the visual layout of the newspaper. Lay it out, make it pretty, and don’t be afraid to break the rules. Lead the visual team and help dream up something special for our social media.

Photo Editor

Capture Concordia life. Snap photos of Stingers games, protests, and everything in between. Manage a team of contributors and kill it on Photoshop.

Video Editor

Gather video every week for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and The Link’s website. Work with the coordinating editor to organize special projects. Capture on-the-spot news when it happens.

Graphics Editor

You’re the illustrator extraordinaire. Find a way to visualize the tough stories and the easy stories, with the help of some great contributors.

Any questions can be directed to

Eligible to apply and vote: Abby Cole, Alice Martin, Andraé Lerone Lewis, Anthony Issa, Ashley Gauthier, Autumn Darey, Blake Sagara, Casey Kiss, Cassandra Hernandez, Cate Gransaull, Catriona Ray, Claudia Beaudoin, Conor Tomalty, Dana Hachwa, Dorothy Mombrun, Emily Douris-Blondin, Emily Pasquarelli, Gabrielle Laperriere-Leblanc, Geneviève Sylvestre, Hannah Scott-Talib, Hannah Vogan, India Das-Brown, Iness Rifay, Isabella Presley, Ivan de Jacquelin, Jared Lackman-Mincoff, Jiawei Hong, Joys Sekpon, Jude Khashman, Julia Cieri, Lana Brady, Leo Litke, Liam Christin, Lory Saint-Fleur, Maria Cholakova, Marianne Liendo-Dufort, Marilou Brickert, Mathilde Colls, Matthew Daldalian, Max Moller, Meiji Grace Estrada, Menel Rehab, Menna Nayel, Miguel Fowke-Quintas, Myrialine Catule, Myriam Ouazzani, Olivia Johnson, Olivia Shan, Panos Michalakopoulos, Renee Kennedy, Safa Hachi, Samantha Lepine, Sara Salsabili, Sarah-Maria Khoueiry, Semira Kosciuk, Shyam Ragavan, Tuza Dulcinée, Yann Rifflard and Zachary Fortier.

If you are unsure about your standing, please email

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