CUTV Uninvited to Film CSU Meeting
Concordia Student Union council meetings tend to be either mind-numbingly boring or appallingly outrageous. In the last couple of years, they’ve trended more towards boring than outrageous, which is a good thing.
The Rant of Pants
I am by no means a fashionable person, but can we institute some kind of informal moratorium on people wearing jogging pants in non-jogging situations?
Students Still Aren’t Interested In The Student Centre
Perhaps you’ve noticed the catchy new poster campaign proliferating in the hallways asking what you want your student centre to look like. The posters offer suggestions to entice your imagination: a lounge, a kitchen, a study space, maybe even a massage parlour…
Giving Facebook Too Much Face
On Oct. 6, Facebook held a press event at its headquarters in Palo Alto, CA where Mark Zuckerberg and his team introduced some new tools: Download Your Information, a feature that allows users to transfer their data in a .zip file, and a revamped version of Facebook Groups that allow group chats, e-mail lists and document sharing.
Why Science Makes Animal Testing Ok
It’s tough to oppose animal cruelty—the surest sign of aberrant and antisocial behaviour you’re ever likely to find outside of cruelty to one’s own kind—and yet still support animal testing. But that’s exactly how I feel.
Stinger on Steroids
Why does the Stingers mascot have bulging vascular biceps? Never mind the fact that he’s a bee who has arms and wears a sweater, what I’m concerned about is the necessity for him to be absolutely ripped.
FREDERICTON (CUP)—How long would it take a monkey on a typewriter to produce the complete works of Shakespeare? Presumably long enough for any of his progeny to evolve into Shakespeare.
The traditional Canadian deference to the legal system, if that stereotype ever truly existed in practice, needs to come to an end.
It’s clear that our lack of clear guidelines in certain areas of criminal law is now being abused to erode certain basic human rights.
Canada just took a big step towards modernizing its prostitution laws. On Sept. 28, the Ontario Superior Court struck down articles 210, 212 and 213 in the Criminal Code, which will no longer prohibit sex workers from working in brothels, communicating for the purposes of prostitution and living off the avails of their trade.
Three Misconceptions of the Mentally Ill
I have a mental illness.
There, I said it.
While that might be the most versatile New Yorker cartoon caption you’ll ever find, I’m hard pressed to find a situation where I could admit that and not face immediate stigmatization.