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.
More Opportunities for Internal Staff Wanted
When the Concordia University Library Employee Union came to terms with the university on their collective agreement, they did so knowing that another round of negotiations would be coming up.
Funding to Be Given Over Three Years to Create a Library of Lysozymes
One Concordia researcher is developing a novel approach to combat the overuse of antibiotics on farms around the country.
Student Union Invites Students to Share Stories of Unfair Treatment
From Trump’s election and the resurgence of far-right movements, to the passing of Bill 62, the steady accumulation of racist and disenfranchising events has sparked outrage amongst various minority groups.
Rally Takes Place a Year After Trump Inauguration
Hundreds of people holding hands chant Alicia Keys’ lyrics “I’m on fire, I am powerful” in solidarity, prompted by artist Barbara Chin.
Consul Position to Hold Executive Accountable Created
The Arts and Science Federation of Associations has created a task force to make a statement regarding the allegations of sexual misconduct by professors in Concordia’s creative writing program.
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.