• Anonymity on the Net

    Free Net-speak is a Human Right

    Until very recently, there was no absolute guarantee to gaining anonymity on the Internet. Connecting to the web, participating in ongoing conversations and joining the Internet flow inevitably forced one to provide some kind of self-identification.

  • Lucrative Liquids

    Water Bottle Marketing Against Simple Ethics

    Would it make sense if my landlord installed a coin machine that charged me a dollar to get into my apartment? How about if air was privatized and I had to pay by the breath? The answer to both questions is no. It would be completely ridiculous to pay for something that I already own.

  • Colbert/Stewart Evoke Sanity/Fear

    Reporter’s account on Restoring Sanity and/or Fear Rally

    Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert came together for a rally, dubbed the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or The Rally to Keep Fear Alive, on Oct. 30, but that’s not where the story lies.

  • Unintelligent Design

    Shitty Analogies are for Assholes

    Analogies are like a fish without a bicycle… no, wait. Analogies are like tadpoles without a tricycle… Ah, forget it.

    The point is that analogies, at best, can be an effective means of compacting a complex scientific set of rules into something that’s understandable to the layman. At worst, they can get someone so lost in abstraction that you can get them to believe just about anything.

  • Said in the Sit-In

    When The Link covered the protest against administration’s meeting with Pepsi-Cola about renewing their contract, we met many smart, and fed up people. If the Administration won’t let them speak, The Link will.

    We asked them: what do you think of the sale of water bottles on campus?

  • editorial

    Concordia Co.

    The recent closed-door meetings between Concordia’s administration and PepsiCo. are indicative of a worrying reality on campus. Nearly every service we consume—from vending machines to food-service outlets and classroom materials—is governed by exploitative, exclusive corporate contracts that have ceased, long ago, to benefit students.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Gettin’ Groovy With Granny

    I picked up a copy of La Presse on Tuesday and read a screaming headline that old people—yes, old people—are smoking pot, getting high, and loving it.

  • Iraq War Crimes Uncovered


    That’s the number of significant action reports from the Iraq War that WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange released to the public on Friday, Oct. 22 at 5:00 p.m.
    A vast majority of the reports documented the results of violence, murders and death.
    The largest leak of confidential military information in history is here, in front of our eyes.

  • Sheep in Wolves’ Clothing

    Bad Cops, Good People

    After approximately five hours of shooting at the last big protest I covered for The Link, I walked away with a few hundred pretty decent photos, a bruised nose and a couple riot baton-shaped lumps that stayed on my ribs longer than that week’s issue of the paper was on the stands.

  • Sex and Pancakes

    My boyfriend is on the small side and I’ve always believed in safe sex but it’s hard when even slim condoms fall off or get stuck in me. How can we be safe? Also, is there any way to make sex more pleasurable in light of this problem?