Opinions

  • FAUX NEWS: Drug Deal Gone Good

    Kid Gets High

    When James McGrey received a phone call from an unlisted number last Friday, he had no idea that half an hour later he would be smoking the biggest and best blunt of his life.

  • No Compassion

    SPVM Busts Up Marijuana, Clubs that is

    Since June, 25 people have been arrested after the Service de Police de la Ville de Montreal raided four medical marijuana distribution centres, known as compassion clubs, in Montreal.

  • Nah’msayin?

    Those Damn Traffic Cones

    Quebec is addicted to traffic cones.

  • Editorial

    Selling Our Souls

    At the Concordia Student Union’s misnamed Clubs Fair during this year’s Orientation, our seeming benefactors ended up stealing the best spot on the stage.

  • The Secret Side of the CSU

    Who Really Calls the Shots in our Student Government?

    There are two Concordia Student Unions: one is elected and the other is not.

  • Editorial

    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.

  • Get What You’re Paying For

    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.

  • No Fighting, Doctor’s Order

    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.

  • Editorial

    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.

  • FAUX NEWS: Chief Big Mac

    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.