Opinions

  • Editorial

    A Dire State

    Last week, for the second time in less than a year, a clear majority of Concordia students voted no.
    No to real estate decisions made without student input. No to speeding up the process on a long term, potentially volatile and unprecedented commercial contract. No to increasing fees to fund a $50 million stab at student space.

  • WikiLeaks Unleashes ‘Cablegate’

    Largest Release of Secret U.S. Documents in History

    After almost a weekend of international political nailbiting, the quarter-million-document “Cablegate” dump has finally been published, bringing to the surface a plethora of nauseating international political realities.

  • CSU Councillor Speaks Out Against Student Union Building

    Students will be voting on increasing the fee to the Student Centre Project from Nov. 23-25. As a civic responsibility, it is imperative that all students vote and have a say as to whether they want to make this a reality now or in the unforeseeable future.
  • Sir George, Where Art Thou Space?

    Do you approve to increase the Union Building Fund component (currently at $2.00 per credit) of the Concordia Student Union membership fees each Fall, Winter and Summer semester incrementally by 50 cent per credit over five semesters, beginning in the Winter 2010 semester and ending in the Summer 2012, whereas the fees will be collected in accordance with university tuition and refund policy?

  • Former President Praises Student Union Building

    Students will be voting on increasing the fee to the Student Centre Project from Nov. 23-25. As a civic responsibility, it is imperative that all students vote and have a say as to whether they want to make this a reality now or in the unforeseeable future.
  • Nah’msayin?

    Damn Leftists

    I don’t know what’s happened to our generation. We’re so cynical about everything. Since when did being opposed to something like WAR become a political opinion? Like there’s no human element to the decision, you know. It seems like anything I could possibly say about any social issue paints me into some sort of political corner.

  • ‘U.S. Gov. No Longer Understands Freedom’

    New Bill Cracks Down on ‘Copyright-Infringing’ Websites

    A free government does not demonstrate its cherished ideals by detaining, and then repeatedly harrassing a security researcher with a clean criminal record for defending an accused whistle-blower.

  • Sex and Pancakes

    Dear Melissa,

    Despite being in a healthy relationship, I still masturbate almost every day. Is this normal?
    —Sticky Fingers

  • Editorial

    We Can Do Better

    For perhaps the first time at this university in a very long time, students are talking.
    In coffee shops from St. Henri to the Plateau, the discussion has centered this weekend around one topic, muttered in the open and inviting debate: the student centre.

  • The Problem With Turning It In

    Site Doesn’t Address Real Issues With Academic Dishonesty

    BRANTFORD, Ont. (CUP)—Turnitin.com, the plagiarism detection website contracted for use by numerous high schools and universities, has been facing severe criticism. Issues ranging from the practical to the ethical have caused some students, teachers and campus organizations to voice their dissent following the program’s use in their classrooms.