Montreal Protest Held in Response to Airstrikes in Syria
*Protesters gathered at Norman Bethune Square Sunday for an emergency rally opposing President Trump’s recent airstrikes. The U.S. government retaliated against the Syrian regime for the chemical attacks allegedly conducted by the government on April 4.
Program Suspended While University Reviews
Starting next fall, admissions for the German Minor at Concordia will be closed.
New Contract with ASEQ to Begin in Fall 2017
Undergraduate students will be paying less for their health and dental insurance starting next fall, thanks to a new deal the Concordia Student Union is entering with its insurance provider, the Alliance pour la santé étudiante au Québec.
Student Emails, Personal Information Vulnerable
An email sent out on April 11 read that, “specifically that your name, your Concordia ID number and your email address, may have been consulted or obtained” via unauthorized access to the sites’ information system. The school says no financial information or student records have been affected.
CSU and Administration Reach Compromise
Through negotiations between administration, Concordia Student Union and the Muslim Student Association, the university’s upcoming renovations will no longer reduce the space used for the MSA’s Friday Jummah prayers.
Election Talk Leads to Scuffle
Arguments broke out and many stormed out after graduate students found out at their general assembly yesterday that online voting will be used for the Graduate Student Association’s upcoming elections.
QS Wants to Make its Program More Accessible to Anglophones
QS’s Members of the National Assembly spoke on sovereignty and making their program more accessible to English speaking Quebecers to an audience of about 75 in St. Henri.
Appointments Become Interim, All Questions Fail
The Arts and Science Federation of Associations’ general elections were invalidated at a special council meeting Thursday evening.
Equal Split of Embrace ConU and Team Connect Members Elected
When the votes for the Concordia Student Union elections were counted, and then recounted again, four members from Team Connect and Embrace ConU were left standing.
Past and Present Employees Question Whether the Café Is Still an Anti-Oppressive Space
Ke Xin, an employee at the Hive, still has faith in what the café is trying to do.