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PHOTO: Nakba day in Montreal

PHOTO: Nakba day in Montreal

Shereen Ahmed Rafea | VP Communications On Sunday, Montrealers marched from Concordia University to Place Des Arts to commemorate Nakba Day.  The event was a collaboration of different Palestinian rights groups in Montreal. This included TADAMON, SPHR and CPFQ.  Starting at one in the afternoon, people gathered infront of the University’s Hall building. The organizers … Continue reading

GRAPH: College Isn’t cheap

GRAPH: College Isn’t cheap

Featured Infographic by: FrugalDad There are dozens of benefits that justify earning a higher education, including–but by no means limited to–better employment prospects, access to jobs with higher pay and the broadening of a college student’s social and mental horizons. Even so, approximately one in two high school graduates choose to forgo these potential benefits … Continue reading

GRAPH : Enemies of the Internet

GRAPH : Enemies of the Internet

Featured infographic by OpenSite -If you think that identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the Internet.” Not only do these governments monitor their citizens’ web activity, but they also make it nearly impossible for them to … Continue reading

PHOTO : Project Maisha- Part 4

PHOTO : Project Maisha- Part 4

Linda Ozromano | Contributor In this series of Project Maisha, I would like to share a glimpse of the beautiful Acholi culture I experienced. Acholi is an ethnic group from various districts in Northern Uganda as well as residing in South Sudan. One of the most important cultural expressions for Acholi people is dance, along … Continue reading

PHOTO: Project Maisha- Part 3

PHOTO: Project Maisha- Part 3

Linda Ozromano | Contributor One of the first CVAP activities that I attended in Gulu was Baker’s Fort hiking trip. The fort was a historical stone structure located 30 km north of Gulu on the Ocecu Hill. This trip was part of the warm-up activities that we have participated in upon our arrival to Gulu. It was … Continue reading

PHOTO: The legacy of Malcom-X

PHOTO: The legacy of Malcom-X

Navneet Pall | Photography Coordinator The Legacy for Malcom-X: His Struggle for human rights event took place on Friday, Feb.17 and featured a diverse group of speakers. Malcom Shabazz ( grandson of Malcom-x), Steve Simms, Ahmad Haneef, Florah Terah and Journalists for Human Rights Concordia president Arndell LeBlanc each spoke about their views on human rights and … Continue reading

PHOTO: Project Maisha- Part 2

PHOTO: Project Maisha- Part 2

Linda Ozromano | Contributor Editor’s Note: Photographer Linda Ozromano writes more about her experience volunteering in Uganda and explains the theme of this week’s photo album. During the summer of 2011, CVAP ( Concordia Volunteer Abroad Program), worked with four different local partner organizations in which both Canadian and Ugandan volunteers took part in. I worked at … Continue reading

PHOTO: Project Maisha Part 1- Sports Gala

PHOTO: Project Maisha Part 1- Sports Gala

Linda Ozromano| Contributor  Project Maisha Photographer Linda Ozromano discusses the theme for this week’s photographs , taken from her volunteer trip to Uganda. As one of the CVAP volunteers, I had the chance to participate in the 2011 Sports Gala this past summer in Gulu, Uganda. CVAP organizes a Sports Gala every year with the collaboration of its local … Continue reading

PHOTO: Project Maisha

PHOTO: Project Maisha

Linda Ozromano | Contributor Maisha, originally a piggy-bank in the shape of an orange elephant, was given to me in April 2011 when I was in the process of fundraising for my volunteer trip to Gulu, Uganda. The person who gave it to me (an African himself) wanted me to name her…hence, the story of … Continue reading