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Roommates. The Price of Oil.

Concordia in the news
Posted on October 23, 2017

Concordia in the news features stories of Concordians who appear in the news. Discover alumni, students, faculty and experts who recently made an impact in the media.


Current students at Concordia do outstanding academic work and get involved in community projects that improve our quality of life. See what they've been up to:  

  • The Montreal Gazette (reprised by the Regina Leader-Post and 24 365 News) runs a piece featuring a group of five roommates, including Concordia students Mohamed Ali, a Kenyan studying civil engineering,  and Jessica Currey, a JMSB exchange student from New Zealand.
  • A news report in the National Post about a recent study of pollution published in the medical journal, The Lancet,references the investigative journalism project, 'The Price of Oil', involving journalism students at Concordia and Ryerson. The article notes that the 'Price of Oil' team uncovered and examined numerous chemical spills, notably, in Ontario and Saskatchewan. The investigative reporting project produced a series of eight news and opinion pieces, published in the National Observer.
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