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Dancers from the Montreal Center of Chinese Culture and Arts perform a Mongolian dance at Chinatown’s Restaurant Ruby Rouge for over 300 Concordians and their families.

Photo by kate hutchinson

Chinese New Year party puts on the dog

According to Chinese astrology, those born in the Year of the Dog are well suited to management positions. So it is entirely appropriate that a dinner to welcome that year, hosted by the Commerce Graduate Students’ Association (CGSA), was the biggest one yet. More than 300 people enjoyed a huge meal and entertainment at the Restaurant Ruby Rouge on Feb. 3. This is the fifth year for the unoffical event. “This is a tradition that keeps growing and growing,” John Molson School of Business Dean Jerry Tomberlin said early in the evening. Initially, the event attracted 80 MBA students, many...



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Lajeunesse showcases universitée engagée

President Claude Lajeunesse gave the business community a taste of the whirlwind that is Concordia in a breakfast speech to the Board of Trade of Greater Montreal on Feb. 2. In his first major public address since his installation last October, he told a sold-out audience that the university is creating a blue-ribbon committee to find ways to convince graduates to stay and make their careers here in Quebec. The committee will be chaired by Arvind Joshi, a member of Concordia’s Board of Governors who is CEO of St. Mary’s Hospital and a professor at McGill University. Lajeunesse reminded his...




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