Students Continue to Oppose Possible Cohort Pricing and International Tuition Hikes
With no provincial funding for these programs, Concordia administration has been exploring how to fund them. At their meeting next week, the Board of Governors, comprised of university admin, faculty, students, and external community members, will discuss the implementation cohort pricing. This system guarantees a flat rate for international students in deregulated programs for the duration of their studies.
Justin Trudeau Steps Back From Promises, Montrealers Step to the Streets
A peaceful demonstration of more than a hundred protesters gathered on Phillips Square last Saturday, Dec. 3. Shouted slogans and singing traditional native songs, protesters expressed discontentment at Justin Trudeau’s decision to approve the extension of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline in British Columbia.
Urgent Need for Aid Opens Up Room for Food Bank Revamp
Food banks need donations. It’s not news, but an ever-pressing fact.
Groups Like ASSÉ and Comité unitaire sur le travail etudiant Trying to Reform the Student System
Students in Quebec today face a series of micro-economic crises that, together, create widespread student poverty and precarity.
Concordia Alumnus Unites Profit With Charity
Can a Montreal business be as profitable as it is charitable? If you ask Sean Scourse, the entrepreneur who started Hungry Box, the answer is yes.
The Centre’s New Service Assistance Alleviates Administrative Burden
The SARC has hired a service assistant. Ashley Allen is the second person to be hired as a paid employee.
Caterina Rizzi, Judith Fetzer and Manuela Rigaud Theodore defied the odds. The three successful female entrepreneurs gathered on Wednesday, Nov. 30, for “Tales from the Trenches,” a new series of entrepreneurial-based talks from La Gare.
By-Elections Fail to Reach Quorum, Again
This is the fifth time in two years that ASFA has asked to raise the fee-levy.
VP Communications and Promotions to be Filled in January
After three days of voting, the Arts and Sciences Federation of Associations did not get their $0.12 fee-levy increase.
Thomas David-Bashore To Start Mandate As Soon As Possible
Thomas David-Bashore has been appointed as the new finance coordinator of the Concordia Student Union. He was voted in through a secret ballot during a special council meeting on Nov. 30, by the CSU council.
Women of Colour Speak Out About the Importance of Intersectionality in Feminism
The feminist movement was created to give women an equal social, political and economic standing as men–but last Saturday during a “Tout le Hood en Parle,” some said that it can feel exclusive to many.