Who Really Calls the Shots in our Student Government?
There are two Concordia Student Unions: one is elected and the other is not.
Project Noise is Killing the Music Scene
There was a lot of buzz this summer about noise pollution in Montreal, particularly in the Plateau-Mont Royal borough.
Over the past three months, there were 3,000 noise complaints in the area. Notably, reputable music festivals like the Osheaga music festival and a Pop Montreal showcase held at Parc des Ameriques experienced the brunt of new efforts by the city of Montreal to address the issue of noise pollution.
A Comprehensive List of Your Fee-Levy Services
You know that one line on your tuition bill that says Student Association and Activity Fee? Well, that one line represents 13 groups on campus that provide services that many undergrads go through university never knowing they can use.
The Canadian Medical Association Patronizes Mixed Martial Arts
Though I expect shameless, bold-faced hypocrisy from my political leaders, I expect better from the political leaders of our doctors.
Assigned and undemocratic
Over the summer months, the Concordia Student Union has been playing a game of musical chairs without giving students a voice about who’s sitting where.
Montreal’s New Top Cop to Crack Down on Gangs, Low Blood Pressure
There is a new sheriff in town and his name is Officer Big Mac.
The Collective Motion Edition
We live in a city continually beset by the grind of downtown transit, but it might not be our fault.
Dreaming and Driving
Here’s something alarming. Dream catchers hanging from rearview mirrors. I see these on the highway all the time and it’s god damn terrifying.
Time to Grow Up
A showdown is brewing between the students who were elected to represent the student body and the woman who was appointed to represent the university.
The trouble is one of the parties wasn’t well informed.
The Proposed Community Centre Near Ground Zero Raises the Issue of Ideological War
Recently I spoke with a girl who had immigrated to Canada from the United States. As we talked, she told me, “you know somebody’s true character when they’re faced with a threat. When America was faced with the 9/11 attacks, its first instinct was revenge instead of uniting together as a country. I didn’t like that, I don’t like people like that, so I left.”