Suggestions Include Lowering the Number of Executives, and Hiring More Non-Elected Employees
Last week, General Coordinator Omar Riaz and Finance Coordinator Soulaymane El Alaoui got in trouble after the two were accused of being in a conflict of interest by the Concordia Student Union.
ASFA By-Elections Dated
The Arts and Science Federation of Associations won’t be publishing a mock budget—a template, or fake budget that is used in the process of making a real budget, council decided at a meeting on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.