Opinions

  • Editorial

    CSUseless

    Laforest’s presidency was, in some ways, already over before he resigned. Even if he had stayed on, we sincerely doubt he would have turned around what has been at best a series of unfinished projects. His legacy, mono or not, may be a series of mistakes for future presidents to avoid, rather than successes to emulate.

  • Editorial

    No Two-Tiered Labour Relations

    When it comes to changing our reputation, making this university a place where people want to work is just as important as is making it a place where people want to learn. In fact, they’re sort of the same thing.

  • When 16-Year-Olds Hold the Key

    Quebec and Scotland Both Have the Same Idea for Gaining Independence

    The people who gave deep-fried Mars bars a place on snack shop menus and the ones who know a dozen different ways to serve cheese curds over fries are finally united over so much more than dubious culinary standards.

  • Playing With Weighted Dice

    Results of Higher Education Summit Seem Already Set

    Quebec’s much-anticipated Summit on Higher Education is set to take place at the end of February, but it seems the dice have already been loaded against students.

  • Nah’msayin?

    What Part of “Off” Don’t You Understand?

    Yes I’m sure. I’ve never been so sure of anything in my life. I’m leaving the house. I want to turn my computer off.

  • Editorial

    A Date to Remember

    The year 2015 can’t come soon enough. Since 2009, Concordia’s graduate and undergraduate student unions have been fighting to escape the dastardly clutches of Canada’s largest student lobby group: the Canadian Federation of Students.

  • Nah’msayin?

    The ConU Candy Caper

    Something fishy is going on in the hallways of Concordia.

  • Locking Roddick Gates

    McGill’s ATI-Dodging a Reason to Review Freedom of Information Laws

    McGill University’s decision to ask for special powers regarding Access to Information requests filed by some McGill students and reporters from The McGill Daily and The Link has been covered extensively. But a more general discussion about the usefulness of ATI requests has been missing.

  • TRAC Deserves R-E-S-P-E-C-T

    Collective Bargaining in a Time of Budget Cuts for Teaching Assistants

    It’s difficult to jump right into an op-ed about the teaching assistants and research assistants’ collective bargaining at Concordia.

  • Salvaging the White Elephant

    Support the Student Housing Co-Op That Could Save a Neighbourhood

    Îlot Voyageur is a classic example of a white elephant. The money ran out and the whole thing became more trouble than it was worth. Stranded like a beached whale, it’s large, idle and has a price tag that would make your grandmother blush.