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What we can learn from Homa: Concordia professor’s release from Iranian prison underscores importance of her work

The international community cheered today when Iran finally released acclaimed academic and former Concordia University professor, Dr. Homa Hoodfar. The Iranian-Canadian anthropologist was detained in Evin Prison in Tehran for over a hundred days without access to her family or lawyer. The details of Hoodfar’s charges were ambiguous, though reports in Iranian news outlets accused… Keep Reading

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Redmen Baseball walks off against rival Concordia

Starting pitcher Henry Dennis, second-year Arts, had a difficult second inning, hitting Concordia’s Daniel Paklarian and walking Alex Hall and Matthew Litwin to load the bases. He subsequently surrendered his only hit of the game—a left field double that scored three—to catcher Dario Vincelli. Keep Reading

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Art Matters 2016 showcased student art throughout Montreal

The Art Matters festival has been running every year since 2000, and continues to offer art exhibits in various mediums to showcase the diversity of Montreal’s art community. The festival is completely undergraduate-student run and put on by Concordia University throughout the month of March. Displayed at different locations throughout the city, Art Matters 2016… Keep Reading

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Commentary: Thin line between vigilance and censorship at Concordia

Concordia University’s administration recently announced that it was going to offer professional support to its Muslims Students’ Association (MSA) to review books in the association’s library after the news network, TVA, made allegations against the student-run library and the inappropriate content in some of its books. After the TVA pointed out the questionable texts in… Keep Reading

Parti Québécois leader Pauline Marois addresses her supporters in victory rally, minutes before fatal shooting. (Simon Poitrimolt / McGill Tribune)
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Commentary: Language requirements necessary for Quebec’s culture and economy

Quebec’s incessant language war found new fuel as McGill and Concordia recently released statements criticizing the province’s strict French language requirement for granting permanent residency, which was introduced in 2013 by the Parti Québécois (PQ). The universities claim that strict rules requiring proficiency in French are making it difficult to attract foreign professors. The Liberal… Keep Reading

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Redmen stung in playoff opener

The playoffs are a fresh start during which anything is possible, and this was exemplified in game one of the opening round series between the Concordia Stingers and McGill Redmen in the OUA East. The fierce rivalry was a one-sided affair during the regular season, as the Redmen took both games with 5-3 and 5-4… Keep Reading

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Martlets dispatch lowly Stingers

  McGill Redmen 65     Concordia Stingers 54   How do you stop the Martlets’ junior centre Alex Kiss-Rusk? The Concordia Stingers (4-8) certainly didn’t have an answer to that question Thursday night, as the McGill Martlets (11-1) downed their opponents 65-54 in Love Competition Hall. While their 11-point home victory wasn’t enough to… Keep Reading

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