Special Issue

  • Football Team Preview: Who Will Lead?

    Questions Abound At Quarterback As Team Enters Year Two Of The Donovan Era

    This year, with brand-spanking new uniforms to boot, the Stingers will try to move upward in their division while having to fend off the always mighty Laval Rouge et Or, as well as the reigning Vanier Cup champions, the Université de Montréal Carabins.

  • Excerpts from The 2015 Guide To Telling Me What To Do

    A Preview of the Much Anticipated 2015 Edition of America’s Favorite Social Manipulation Text

    Hello! Thank you for requesting this informational pamphlet about my new book, The 2015 Guide To Telling Me What To Do, our most comprehensive edition yet. Whether you know me from school, around the office or my contributions to the canon of American Teen Dance Music, this 2015 edition will help you manipulate my emotions to your precise needs. These excerpts provide merely a smattering of what the full book has to offer, so order your copy today! *

  • U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Eyeing Run For Prime Minister of Canada

    Because Why The F*ck Not, Right?

    Following United States Senator Ted Cruz’s announcement that he is running for the American presidency, there have been a few questions about whether or not the Texan immigrant is even eligible to run for office. Most legal experts believe he’s in the clear; but if that turns out to be false, the Canadian-born senator is prepped and ready with a back-up plan.

  • This Year’s Quidditch Draft Flooded By Athletes

    Love of the Game in Question after Mass Exodus From NFL

    This is disappointing. Usually I’m between third and eighth selected. And what, we’re already a dozen deep? This seems unfair. I don’t see why we should bend the rules just because they lost their jobs. I hate to get so passive aggressive about it but this is like, my thing…

  • Clichéd Out

    The 10 Best Sports Clichés

    Sports jargon is awesome. The language of sport is essential for guys and gals to communicate during the biggest sporting events, and to confuse the living hell out of editors who have to edit such language from game recaps (what’s deking?). However, with great athletic vernacular comes repetitive, yet enthralling sports clichés! Here’s a list of ten great overused sports phrases that fans will love hearing until their ears bleed.

  • Local 19th-Century Grey Nun Ghost Tired of Floating In On Dorm Orgies

    “I just can’t take it anymore!” local ghost Mary Laframboise told The Link about the “sex fiends” found at the Grey Nuns Residence in Concordia’s downtown campus. The spectral aura has been hanging around Grey Nuns since she died in 1893, and says that her afterlife was fine for a while.

  • Israel and LGTBQ Rights

    Why Israel Provides a Model for LGTBQ Rights Other Nations Should Follow

    While there is certainly much debate and controversy on the subject of Israel, the fact that it is a country with a remarkably progressive record on the subject of LGBTQ rights needs to be recognized.

  • Blame It on the A-A-A-Alcohol

    Looking at the Gendered Dimensions of Alcohol Advertising

    Although it appears that alcohol advertisers have kept the same form over decades, the simplistic nature of the messages keeps the ads memorable.

  • BDSM: Beyond Those Exciting Chains and Whips

    It’s Not Just Men Like Christian Grey Who Find Acceptance in Submission

    At the grassroots of BDSM, I have found male domination to be far less of a reality than the untrained eye may observe.

  • Finding Solidarity with Pen and Paper

    Montreal Initiative Brings LGBTQ Community, Free or Otherwise, Together

    A correspondence program for queer inmates is breaking down barriers of isolation, one letter at a time.