The 2017-2018 Budget Sees Slight Deficit
Despite projecting a deficit of almost $4 million for their 2017-18 budget, Concordia predicts they’ll be in the green in two years, Chief Financial Officer Denis Cossette explained.
General Coordinator and Finance Coordinator Accepted Trip to BC Against Regulations
Tensions rose after Concordia Student Union council learned Wednesday night that General Coordinator Omar Riaz and Finance Coordinator Soulaymane El Alaoui charged more than $1,000 to the union’s credit card during a trip to B.C. this summer.
Project SOMEONE to Fight Against Radicalization Within the Community
Since it was started in April 2016, its objective has been to maintain a site that includes videos, articles, and questions to help users to think critically about online hate speech, and foster resilience against it. The project is tailored to those in all levels of education, from primary to post-secondary.
New Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality Major Announced
The conditional approval of a new Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality major was announced at Concordia’s first ever Queer Homecoming by principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute Kimberley Manning Wednesday night.
Many Against Junex’s Oil Drilling, and the Government Funding Going to it
On a crisp Sunday afternoon, what began as a quiet protest at Cabot Square in downtown Montreal ended with one protester facing off against a moving train. In the end, two were arrested on a charge of mischief.
PSSA and ASFA Move on From Last Year’s Attempted Separation
After failing to garner enough support to leave the Arts and Sciences Federations of Associations last year, the Political Science Student Association, and their new executive team, do not plan on bringing up the issue this year.
Interdisciplinary Minor and Certificate Program Proposals to Go to Senate
The minor and certificate, if approved by Concordia University’s Senate, will be offered by Concordia’s School of Community and Public Affairs, ideally accepting students as of next Fall.
Remaining Executives Are Picking Up GC Responsibilities As They Look For Replacement
The Association for the Voice of Education in Quebec has been without a general coordinator for over a month since Christopher Gyorffy stepped down from the position in July.
“New Twenty-Three Million Investment Not as Much as It Seems”: President Shepard
On Aug. 21, Quebec’s ministry of higher education announced $23 million in funding for Quebec’s post-secondary institutions, dedicating themselves to tackling sexual assault on campus over the next five years.
Mourners Call to End the Abuse of Indigenous Women in Ci
About 50 people attended the vigil for Siasi Tullaugak and Sharon Barron, the two Inuit women who were found dead in their Montreal homes in late August. The calls for action to investigate their deaths were punctuated by the cries of their friends in Cabot Square on Sept. 8.
Montreal Activist Says City Doesn’t Take Racism Seriously
Following his appearance in Quebec City municipal court Wednesday morning, activist Jaggi Singh is asking that his future court dates be moved to another location because he fears Quebec City courts won’t give him a fair trial.