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  • Reminder: Application and Eligibility for The Link’s By-Election (Vol. 40)

    The Link is looking for looking for passionate journalists and artists to fill our open positions for two co-news editors, a copy editor, and a photo editor, and will be running a by-election on Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. in our office.

    If you would like to apply, drop off a letter explaining what you’ve got to bring to the team and attach three of your best Link articles for us on on the board in our main room, one week before the election at 4 p.m. on Oct. 8.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    To be eligible, individuals must have contributed four times to four separate issues. Questions can be directed to editor@thelinknewspaper.ca

    Who’s eligible to apply and vote: Abegail Renaudo, Bree Rockbrand, Caroline Marsh, Esteban Cuevas, Olivier Neven, Marcus Bankuti, Ireland Compton, Dustin Kagan-Fleming, Olivier Cadotte, Erika Morris, Victoria Lamas, Nanor Froundjian, Caitlin Yardley, Breea Kobernick, Aysha White, April Tardif Levesque, John Ngala, Elias Grigoriadis.

    One contribution needed to apply and vote: Cassidy MacDonald, Max Chorney, Oseremen Irete

    Two contributions needed to apply and vote: Gabrielle Mulholland, Maxime Cadotte, Rowan Kennedy, Jessica Lee, Joey Bruce, Mila Gizli, Miriam Lafontaine, Samantha Candido, Sheena Macmillan, Sheida Shamloo, Theo Radomsky, Alexandre Denis

    Three contributions needed to apply and vote: Aiden Locke, Ana Lucia Londono Flores, Angelina Kovacic, Betsy-May Smith, Carina Dumais, Chantal Marie, Caroline Tran, Chahinez Dib, Diamanta Lachapelle, Ion Etxebarria, Jessica Barille, Katharine Amyotte, Kayleigh Valentine, Lazaros Kalipolidis, Louis Pringle, Maggie McCutcheon, Marian Rebeiro, Michelle Malnasi, Naomi Goldberg, Olivier du Ruisseau, Olivier Laurin, Paul Newcombe, Paulina Dominguez, Skye Legault, Stella Mazurek, Taliesen Herb, Valen Mamchur, Zoe Gelfant

  • Application and Eligibility for The Link’s By-Election (Vol. 40)

    The Link is looking for looking for passionate journalists and artists to fill our open positions for two co-news editors, a copy editor, and a photo editor, and will be running a by-election on Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. in our office.

    If you would like to apply, drop off a letter explaining what you’ve got to bring to the team and attach three of your best Link articles for us on on the board in our main room, one week before the election at 4 p.m. on Oct. 8.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    To be eligible, individuals must have contributed four times to four separate issues. Questions can be directed to editor@thelinknewspaper.ca

    Who’s eligible to apply and vote: Aiden Locke, Abegail Renaudo, Bree Rockbrand, Caroline Marsh, Esteban Cuevas, Louis Pringle, Maggie McCutcheon, Olivier Neven, Raguvarman Raguparan, Sam Boafo, Thomas Delbano, Victor Depois, Wala Amara, Ireland Compton, Dustin Kagan-Fleming, Olivier Cadotte, Erika Morris, Victoria Lamas, Nanor Froundjian, Caitlin Yardley, Breea Kobernick, Aysha White, April Tardif Levesque, John Ngala, Elias Grigoriadis.

    One contribution needed to apply and vote: Cassidy MacDonald, Max Chorney.

    Two contributions needed to apply and vote: Gabrielle Mulholland, Marcus Bankuti, Maxime Cadotte, Oseremen Irete, Rowan Kennedy.

    Three contributions needed to apply and vote: Alexandre Denis, Ana Lucia Londono Flores, Angelina Kovacic, Betsy-May Smith, Chantal Marie, Diamanta Lachapelle, Ion Etxebarria, Jessica Barille, Jessica Lee, Joey Bruce, Katharine Amyotte, Kayleigh Valentine, Lazaros Kalipolidis, Marian Rebeiro, Olivier du Ruisseau, Olivier Laurin, Samantha Candido, Sheena MacMillan, Sheida Shamloo, Skye Legault, Taliesen Herb, Valen Mamchur.

  • Who’s Running and How to Vote March 12

    The Link will be running our general annual election on March 12 at 5 p.m., in our office located in room H-649 of the Hall Building (1455 de Maisonneuve W.).

    Here’s who you’ll be voting for:

    Editor-in-Chief
    Ireland Compton
    Elaine Genest

    Coordinating Editor
    Olivier Cadotte

    Managing Editor
    Dustin Kagan-Fleming

    Current Affairs Editor
    Erika Morris

    Opinions Editor
    April Tardif-Levesque

    Fringe Arts Editor
    Nanor Froundjian

    Fringe Arts Online
    Victoria Lamas

    Sports Editor
    Elias Grigoriadis

    Sports Online
    John Ngala

    Photo Editor
    Sarah Boumedda

    Video Editor
    Caitlin Yardley

    Creative Director
    Aysha White

    Graphics Editor
    Breea Kobernick

    Who’s Eligible to Vote

    All staff members can vote in the election.

    To be considered staff, students must have contributed four times to four separate issues. The following people are staff:

    Miriam Lafontaine, Savannah Stewart, Elaine Genest, Alexander Perez, Savanna Craig, Aysha White, Marissa Ramnanan, Dustin Kagan-Fleming, Ireland Compton, Victoria Lamas, Elisa Barbier, Olivier Cadotte, Samuel Boafo, Elias Grigoriadis, Erika Morris, Louis Pringle, John Ngala, Victor Depois, Louis Pringle, Maggie McCutcheon, Youmna El Halabi, Caitlin Yardley, RaguVarman Raguparan, Breea Kobernick, April Tardiff Levesque, Abegail Renaudo, Sarah Boumedda, Nanor Froundjian and Wala Amara.

    Any questions about the process can be directed to Miriam Lafontaine at editor@thelinknewspaper.ca.

    Positions for our two online news editors and our copy editor still remain open, pending by-elections.

  • Annual General Meeting & Notice of Elections

    Thursday, March 28, 2019, 4 p.m.

    Agenda:
    1. Call to order
    2. Election of a secretary
    3. Reading and approval of the agenda
    4. Reading and approval of the minutes of the 2018 AGM
    5. By-law amendments
    6. Board of directors report for 2018-2019
    7. Presentation of the 2017-2018 financial statements
    8. Appointment of the auditor
    9. Financial statements as of the last day of February 2019
    10. Presentation of the preliminary budget 2019-2020
    11. Election of the board of directors
    12. Other business
    13. End of the assembly

    Concordia undergraduate students who are members in good standing are eligible to attend, vote at the meeting and run for the position on The Link‘s board. Two (2) positions are open to MEMBERS AT LARGE (paying fees) and two (2) positions are open to MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY who have had Link staff status within the last (3) years. Candidates for the Board must present a letter of intent by Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 4 p.m. to the secretary of the Board of Directors by email to secretary@thelinknewspaper.ca.

  • The Link Is Looking For Staff Representatives

    There are three staff representative positions on The Link‘s Board of Directors.

    Eligibility: You are a member of The Link (paying fees) and you have staff status with four or more contributions and not a masthead member of The Link.

    Candidates must present a letter of intent by Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 4 p.m. to the secretary of the board of directors by email to secretary@thelinknewspaper.ca

    Election of Staff Representatives will be held Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 4 p.m. in The Link‘s office.