News

  • Money, For Nothing

    How Scientology Tries to Get in Your Head, and Your Wallet

    Imagine a religion with no god. Imagine that they promise you the ability to manipulate matter, to never get sick, to have control over space and time. Now imagine that the only way to get to this state of transcendence is by gradually paying your way.

  • This Is a Soul

    Dr. Rick Hodes Speaks about Curing Disease in Ethiopia

    When it comes to mending a human body, medical practitioners tend to focus on biology for answers. But for Dr. Rick Hodes, who has spent the last 22 years curing sick Ethiopian children, what begins the healing practice is the recognition that each patient is a soul.

  • Grad Students Protest Tuition Increases

    Fees Have Jumped as Much as 63 Per Cent Since 2009

    Braving the early morning rain and cold, 25 graduate students marched outside of Concordia University’s MB Building on Sept. 30 to protest tuition hikes for international students.

  • The Hand of the Really Really Free Market

    Überculture Organizes Swap Meet Where Students Give/Take Whatever They Want

    Überculture wants you to give what you can and take what you need.
    On Sept. 30, überculture—a student-run organization that resists commercialization—held a Really Really Free Market on the 7th floor of Concordia’s Hall Building, allowing students to trade their discarded possessions in celebration of sustainable consumerism.

  • Justice for Anas

    Inquest into 2005 Police Shooting Continues

    The coroner’s inquiry into the death of Mohamed Anas Bennis will resume despite efforts by the Montreal Police Brotherhood to have the case closed.

  • Briefs

    A 26-year-old man stabbed outside a bar in Point St. Charles last month succumbed to his injuries and died on Sept. 30.

  • Sisters not Statistics

    March Commemorates Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

    Over a dozen placards with pictures of smiling, missing aboriginal women adorned the statue in Cabot Square on Oct. 4, looking into a 200-strong crowd that gathered for the fifth annual Sisters in Spirit march to honor the 582 recorded missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada.

  • Alleged G20 Conspirator’s Legal Defence ‘Hampered’

    Prosecutors Refusing to Make Copies of Evidence Against Pat Cadorette Available to Him

    Almost four months after the G20 meeting in Toronto culminated in the arrest of over 1,100 activists and bystanders, several alleged conspirators are anxious to present their side of the story to a judge.

  • The Hive Café Within Reach

    Student Union says Student Run Café Coming Soon

    With the expansion of the Loyola Luncheon just a few weeks away from completion, Concordia Student Union executives are looking beyond their slate’s campaign promises to develop a sustainable student run café at Loyola Campus.

  • Striking Laws for Sex Work

    Current Law Violate the Charter: Ontario Court

    An Ontario Superior Court Justice struck down three Canadian prostitution laws on Sept. 28, deeming them a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.