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Maïr Verthuy: a pioneering academic who let women speak for themselves

Maïr Verthuy: a pioneering academic who let women speak for themselves

September 1, 2015

This week, a new documentary about the Simone de Beauvoir Institute's first principal premieres at Festival des Films du Monde.

'Photojournalism delivers the news to the heart'

'Photojournalism delivers the news to the heart'

September 3, 2015

Desperate images of the European migrant crisis dominate today's front pages. But was it ethical to print them?

3 things you should know about autism in Canada

3 things you should know about autism in Canada

September 2, 2015

The back-to-school period can be particularly hard on affected families. They need more support, says Concordia researcher Kathleen O’Grady.

'Outsized memories' of La La La Human Steps

'Outsized memories' of La La La Human Steps

September 3, 2015

Concordia dance chair Silvy Panet-Raymond celebrates 35 years of lightning-quick reflexes and daredevil leaps.

How a student-powered partnership will save Concordians time

How a student-powered partnership will save Concordians time

August 27, 2015

The university’s efficient new OPUS card procedure came out of a class project.

Oliver Sacks (1933-2015): ‘He used accidents of nature to get people thinking’

Oliver Sacks (1933-2015): ‘He used accidents of nature to get people thinking’

September 1, 2015

Concordia psychology professor Virginia Penhune recalls the neurologist’s memorable visit to her lab.

Hurricane Katrina’s disappointing legacy

Hurricane Katrina’s disappointing legacy

August 27, 2015

Ten years on, what lessons can we really learn? Concordia researcher Rosemary Reilly weighs in.

10 films to get you primed for the federal election

10 films to get you primed for the federal election

September 2, 2015

Concordia film prof Matthew Hays’ list of strange, funny and sublime political movies will keep you entertained until the ballots are counted.

Concordia releases report of its review of sexual assault policies

Concordia releases report of its review of sexual assault policies

August 26, 2015

The university is moving forward with recommendations on consent awareness, more training and better communication.



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Change is afoot. Something new and exciting is happening in feminism and it's about children and their care […] In work-family balance terms, it is about parents -- men and women -- and workers. It is about people who have a responsibility to care for children, elderly parents or family members with serious disabilities, and people who need and want to work. It is about the way we valorize paid work and undervalue care-giving.
Who will really be setting the agenda if the NDP form the next government? Will you [...] be able to cajole the NDP into becoming a more credible, serious-minded, progressive party that shares the values of most Canadians and supports the policies you advocate? Or will it be the opposite: that the less sober elements of your party, with their ill-considered forms of radicalism [...] will eventually win out over your position?

John Harnad, an open letter to NDP leader Thomas Mulcair

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« MOI, C’EST PAPA QUE JE MARIERAIS »
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What it means for the university is that it gives us a deeper engagement with our student athletes. That was the initial premise when we started all this. Creating a larger universitywide engagement in who we are and what we do, but also who we have been. […] The student athletes really feel it. There’s a genuine buzz for it around the school.
It is important that parents educate their kids at an early age about the importance of consistent and healthy sleep habits. Sleeping throughout the night without waking up, feeling rested in the morning, and absence of sleep problems, such as nightmares, apnea and snoring, are examples of a better quality sleep.

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