Editorial: Concordia Needs to Play a Stronger Role in Aiding Students With Addictions

We Can’t Keep Ignoring Students With Addiction Issues

Last week, the Concordia Student Union kickstarted a plan to begin a conversation about addiction with the Concordia community.

  • Blue Hawaii

    A Band Who Won’t Surf the Same Wave Twice

    Blue Hawaii has reasons to be melancholic about Art Matters events.
    “It was actually on the Art Matters Opening Party night we decided to make music together,” explained Alex Cowan, who, along with Raphaelle Standell-Preston, comprise the two-piece electro-pop group.

  • Voting Matters

    As young adults trying to make our way through university, we are constantly overwhelmed with obligations and commitments that consistently push us to the limit. As a result, many students find it convenient to remove themselves from student politics and concentrate on their studies.

  • Water: A Right or a Commodity?

    Whether it’s mineral, flavoured, sparkling or simply flat, buying bottled water has become a habit for the young.
    Liz Marshall’s documentary Water on the Table, featuring Maude Barlow, demands an answer to the question of whether water is a commodity or a right.

  • Having a Gas

    “We are, all of us, after a myth, I think,” Peter Dubé says in his new book Subtle Bodies: A Fantasia on Voice, History and René Crevel.

  • Fourth Quarter Madness

    Football Team Scores 13 Unanswered Points for Victory over Redmen

    The Concordia Stingers’ football team prevailed in a 21-11 defensive battle with the McGill Redmen on Oct. 9 at Concordia Stadium, notching more points in the fourth quarter than the entire first half combined.

  • Is CrossFit for Concordia?

    A Deeper Look Into the Workout Routine’s Used in Montreal

    Some think CrossFit could be a way to get Concordia’s student athletes to the next level of performance, while others think it’s an invitation to injury.
    In 2001, CrossFit founder Greg Glassman, known simply as “Coach” to his disciples, adopted a new definition of fitness that includes 10 categories: cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy.

  • Baseball Team Beats John Abbott, Notches Playoff Wins

    Concordia’s men’s baseball team clinched a playoff spot on Oct. 7 with a 10-1 win over the John Abbott Islanders at Trudeau Park.
    “What’s happening now is that the team is finally starting to gel. I think we’re finally starting to show some discipline,” said Stingers manager Howard Schwartz.

  • McGill Extends Winning Streak

    Tough First Period Costs Women’s Hockey Team in Season Opener

    The Quebec university women’s hockey season opened on Oct. 8 at McConnell Arena, with an action-packed game that ended 7-4 in favour of the McGill Martlets over the visiting Concordia Stingers.

  • Nike Tournament Glory

    Men’s Basketball Team Regains its Title, Uses Tournament as Preparation

    The men’s basketball team erased memories of last year’s defeat to Wilfrid Laurier University by winning the annual Concordia-Nike Tournament 73-72 over the New York Institute of Technology Bears Saturday night at Loyola Gym.

  • Proprietors of Our Privacy

    Giving Facebook Too Much Face

    On Oct. 6, Facebook held a press event at its headquarters in Palo Alto, CA where Mark Zuckerberg and his team introduced some new tools: Download Your Information, a feature that allows users to transfer their data in a .zip file, and a revamped version of Facebook Groups that ­allow group chats, e-mail lists and document sharing.