News

  • Water Timeline

    The Concordia Student Union is cut out from negotiations with PepsiCo. and the administration due to financial disagreements.
    The CSU places a vending machine outside their offices “as a principled stand,” against Pepsi exclusivity. “We should have a say on what services are provided for us,” said the CSU.

  • Expanded Loyola Luncheon Up and Running

    New Luncheon Serves up to 300 Students

    The Concordia Student Union’s grand opening of the revamped Loyola Luncheon experienced a two-day delay last week.

  • A Land, Divided

    Lines and Laughter at an Israeli Checkpoint

    RAMALLAH, PALESTINE—“No pictures,” yelled the Palestinian driver as he guided his bus through precariously thick traffic towards the Qalandia Checkpoint.

  • Students Sit-In Against Renewal

    ConU Moves Forward with PepsiCo Negotiations

    Nearly 40 students occupied the ninth floor of Concordia’s GM building on Oct. 27 to protest the university’s agreement to extend its contract with PepsiCo. as the exclusive provider of on-campus beverages.

  • You Steep What You Sow

    Food Systems Project Hosts Final Skill Share Before Winter

    Crouched in the RealiTEA garden on Loyola campus amongst the Silver Absinthe, Leopard Lilly and Peppermint, a dozen students and community members harvested herbs for tea-making on Oct. 28 at the Concordia Food Systems Project’s final skill share.

  • Safe Sex in the Stacks

    Condoms May Be Distributed Next Semester: Pudwell

    The Concordia Student Union, Queer Concordia, the 2110 Center for Gender Advocacy and Health Services are wrapped up in negotiations to provide distribution centres with free safe-sex kits on campus.

  • Mental Geography

    Concordia Professor Talks Montreal Multiculturalism

    “What is especially interesting about today’s Montreal is the way it is bringing together the histories of the city, which were once so separate,” said Sherry Simon, at La Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.
    Simon, a Concordia University professor, headlined the fourth edition of the President’s Conference Series with a talk titled “The Flow of Languages, the Grace of Cultures,” on Oct. 27.

  • NATO Council Secretary Speaks

    Expect the war in Afghanistan—the longest military engagement in both Canadian and American history—to continue for a “very long” time, said Edmund Whiteside, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Council Secretary.

  • Anti-Smuggling Law Misses the Mark

    Proposed Bill Would Punish Refugees and Smugglers Alike: Crépeau

    The Conservative government’s new proposed law on human smuggling is causing concern among refugee advocates.

  • Plastic Rain

    TAPthirst, überculture and QPIRG Dump Hundreds of Plastic Bottles on Campus

    TAPthirst in conjunction with überculture and QPIRG Concordia dumped over 200 plastic water bottles on Norman Bethune Square on Oct. 20 to raise awareness about sustainability.