Federation Cancels First Ever Graduation Ceremony
The Arts and Science Federation of Associations’ first attempt at hosting an official grad ball will not come to fruition this year.
The Fondation Clermont Bonnenfant Turns Discarded Metals Into Life Changing Resources
By bus during the winter and on his affectionately-dubbed Harley-Pedalson motorized wheelchair during the summer, Bonnenfant is committed to collecting discarded metals no matter the time of year. He undertakes this task for a very good reason: he uses them to donate or finance the acquisition of wheelchairs.
Since 1992, Bonnenfant helped 6,438 people in need and donated 260 wheelchairs.
McGill Syrian Student Association Shows Support for Victims in Syria
A moment of silence was held for the people of Aleppo and Syria on May 4, 2016.
Investigation Underway To Identify Suspect
The investigation began when the string of thefts started in October 2015, according to Societe de Police de la Ville Montreal media representative Abdullah Enmar.
Budget and Building Codes Cited as Main Issues
The Concordia Student Union’s greenhouse project on the Loyola campus has been canceled until further notice.
Loyola Sustainability Research Centre links environment, public health and conflict.
Studies have linked deforestation in Africa as one of the causes of the Ebola outbreak, but two Concordia University researchers believe that another factor may have influenced the spread of the virus: conflict.
This idea encouraged Dr. Peter Stoett, Director of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre, and his colleague Adan Suazo to organize a conference called, “Avoiding Catastrophe: Linking Armed Conflict, Harm to Ecosystems, and Public Health” that will take place from May 4 to 6.
Anti-Capitalist Demonstration Began Peacefully, Devolved After An Hour
Clashes erupted about an hour into the march when protesters began launching what appeared to be rocks, eggs, and fireworks towards police officers who were lined-up in front of Station 20 on Ste. Catherine St., shattering some of the building’s windows.
Demonstrators Gathered To Address Various Societal Issues
Nearly 200 people gathered for the city’s first official Nuit Debout occupation at Phillips Square on Friday evening.
Two Proposals Affecting Rights of Student-Protesters Fail To Pass
Two proposals—one by the university and the other by students—were raised to resolve a contentious university bylaw that prevents students from serving on Senate, the Board of Governors, and other Concordia bodies if they’ve been sanctioned under the school’s Code of Rights and Responsibilities within the past three years.
Demonstrators Gathered To Fight For Social Justice
Approximately 150 people gathered at the French Consulate in downtown Montreal to stand in solidarity with the French social movement Nuit Debout on Friday evening.
Amnesty International Organizes Demonstration in Support of Imprisoned Blogger
“End oppression, allow expression,” sang the protesters that gathered in front of the Complexe Guy-Favreau in downtown Montreal on Thursday, April 21.