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by Archives January 10, 2001
ONE YEAR AGO

Wednesday, January 12, 2000

CSU president Rob Green and former executive Phil Ilijevski were kicked off the university senate. Green was taking one course as an independent student, while Ilijevski was not taking any courses due to financial constraints. Green said he was kicked out because he was very vocal about corporations encroaching on the university system.

Meanwhile, the People’s Potato began serving free lunches regularly in the basement of Reggies. The meals are vegan and food is organically grown. The People’s Potato is run by the Concordia Food Collective, a group that wanted to make healthy food accessible to Concordia students.

FIVE YEARS AGO

Wednesday, January 10, 1996

Concordia students were taking more recreational drugs, according to the university’s Counselling and Development department. Decline in drug use had been registered for the past decade.

Also in the headlines, a new pilot project would allow students to loan textbooks beginning in the following fall semester. A new billing system would allow students to loan a textbook purchase until they could pay it off.

TEN YEARS AGO

Wednesday, January 16, 1991

The board of directors of the Concordia University Student Association may try to impeach President Tammy Powell. The board said Powell had refused to respect the impeachment of her former co-president Stuart Letovsky just two months before.

Concordia students were getting used to the idea of paying the GST and PST when buying food on campus. The student-run Mugshots cafE absorbed the added consumer costs through its profit margin. But the Marriott-run cafeterias increased their end prices according to the new sales tax rates.

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