Alejandro Piqué, Spanish department native assistant, leads a conversation group with Spanish students. Photo by Maddie Malat.

Language Department update: Native Assistant positions eliminated

Concordia’s budget cuts have been hard on several departments, but will especially affect world language students. In addition to the removal of several majors and teaching positions, there will be […]


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