A Collapsing Union
Concordia Student Union Council meetings have a long history of being political minefields—any meeting might blow up without warning.
Where Are the Gender-Neutral Bathrooms?
In my last semester at Dawson College, being in an androgynous in-between state got to be too much.
Dammed If You Do, Damned If You Don’t
I’m a 22-year-old woman who was infected with type 2 herpes a few years ago.
The People’s Kafuffle
Every day at the People’s Potato, announcements are made.
The Vote of Conscience and the Status of Women in Canada
The year may be 2012, but an abortion debate in this country seems far from over.
Now that I’ve been writing for The Link for an entire month of the new school year, I reckon we know each other well enough for me to share this with you, so let me tell you stories about my childhood.
As Bad as it Gets
The premise reads like a bad email scam. Can’t speak English but want to study in Canada? We’ll get you in—for a price. And please have a thick wad of cash ready for us upon your arrival. In the case of the cover…
A Meditation on Post-Hike/Post-Strike Student Identity
Where are you right now? Are you in a foyer teeming with backpacks and line-ups for elevators and escalators? Or in a deliberately low-key café smelling like chai lattes? Chances are, your surroundings indicate that you’re a student—and chances are, that means more than you think it does.
Hike-Supporters: Be a Part of the Solution
Spoiled brats. For months, those two words were at the forefront of the anti-strike rhetoric.
Revealing Your Scars
I’m a young woman who had infected sweat glands in my groin and armpit area as a teenager, which left faint scars. I have always been incredibly self-conscious about the marks (they resemble chicken pox scars) but I know it isn’t normal and could look weird from a guy’s perspective. My boyfriend of a year and a half wants to be more adventurous with our sex life (public, broad daylight, etc.) but I am scared of him seeing my scars. Should I explain to him what happened? I want to be wild!
—Scarred to Be Seen