Author Mike Spry Recounts ‘Concordia’s Toxicity’ in Blog Post
Concordia English professors are being accused of sexual harassment and abuse of power after a blog post detailing rampant misconduct was published Monday.
Student Senators Express Concerns Over Timeline of Investigation
Concordia University will be releasing a clarification to their conflict of interest policy regarding intimate relationships between students, staff and faculty. The policy was supposed to be released at the end of the month, but due to recent allegations in the English department, will likely be released next week, Concordia President Alan Shepard announced.
After Years of Financial Struggle, Café X has Closed Both their Locations
A fixture on the campus since 1983, and one of Concordia’s first student-run spaces, Café X announced the closure of their EV location in a statement on Facebook yesterday. This decision comes on the heels of the closure of the VA location in October.
New Workshop Series Teaches Students Dumpster Diving, Kombucha Making
The Concordia Student Union has launched a semester-long series of free do-it-yourself workshops, all aimed at equipping students with a variety of money-saving skills.
Investigation is Being Conducted by a Third Party, Books Removed from Display
Concordia English professors accused of sexual misconduct have allegedly been removed from their classes while the accusations are being investigated.
Former President Says he was Targeted on Basis of Race, Age, and Perceived Mental Health Issues
The Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission are investigating allegations of harassment and discrimination against the former president of Concordia’s Graduate Student Association, The Link learned.
Will Discuss the Issue Again at Concordia’s Next Senate Meeting
The Concordia Student Union said they support the survivors of the alleged abuse and sexual misconduct perpetrated by professors in Concordia’s English department.
Protesters Hope for Rejection of Construction Permits
A group of Parc-Extension residents came to protest the construction of high-end apartments at Hutchison Plaza at the Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension borough hall Thursday night.
Recipes for Change to Start Next Week
2017 came with a wave of anti-immigrant sentiment and hate speech in Quebec, and it’s motivated the Concordia Student Union to create a new hands-on multi-workshop program to challenge it.
University Changes Policy on Administrative Leave After Widespread Criticism
Former Concordia University senior administrator, Benoit-Antoine Bacon has received a $153,220 severance package, according to financial documents released by the university in October. The amount is decided upon based on how long he served in his roles at Concordia.
‘No Comment’ on Suspending Faculty Allegedly Involved
Concordia University President Alan Shepard refused to disclose whether professors allegedly involved in rampant sexual misconduct in the university’s creative writing program have been suspended from their teaching positions.