David Easey
David Easey is a Montreal-based journalist and is the opinions editor of The Concordian, an independent, weekly newspaper based out of Concordia University.

Halfway through completing his undergrad in history, David discovered he had a talent for writing and quickly began composing short stories and original poetry.

After freelancing for another student publication, David found a passion for journalism and never looked back. Focusing on human rights issues, mental health and LGBTQ stories, his writing has struck a chord amongst the student population and beyond.

Entries by David Easey

The Canadian Army Is In Shambles

(31) Comments | Posted December 1, 2016 | 2:47 AM

There's no way around it. The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is crumbling from within. Don't get me wrong, I have the utmost respect for our soldiers, but over the last week, two troublesome reports paint a disturbing image.

On Sunday, Statistics Canada released the findings of survey that reveals widespread...

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Fidel Castro And His Legacy Of Bloodshed

(64) Comments | Posted November 29, 2016 | 3:02 AM

I'll never forget my first trip to Cuba, staying in a beautiful all-inclusive resort filled with a bevy of materialistic amenities. Unlimited alcohol, an endless buffet and a pristine beach filled with powdery white sand and clear blue waters. It was heaven on earth and for a few days, I...

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Quebec's Justice System Is Broken

(3) Comments | Posted November 21, 2016 | 12:46 AM

Thick fog covered many parts of Quebec on Friday morning, as a firestorm of mistrust and contempt festered in the shadows. Quebecers have long had a deep-seated mistrust with the police in my view, and things are only getting worse as new information trickles in every week.

It's been nearly...

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One Year Later: How The Paris Terror Attacks Changed The World

(1) Comments | Posted November 15, 2016 | 8:05 AM

On a dark and blustery November evening, I remember being on the train, making my way home to the sleepy suburbs from our bustling metropolis. The train had just left downtown Montreal when my phone illuminated with multiple notifications from the BBC, saying a bomb had gone off outside Stade...

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I Was One Of The Many Students Facing Depression And Anxiety

(4) Comments | Posted September 21, 2016 | 2:34 PM

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The sun rises over the sleepy city, and I've already been up for several hours, lying in bed having an early morning existential crisis -- the usual. The winter semester has just ended, and instead of feeling relaxed and elated, I feel tense,...

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