It doesn’t sound like a big deal not to see yourself represented in the latest teen drama or popular blockbuster. And in a way, it’s not significant in the way that basic rights are for the LGBTQ+ community. However, it does represent another level of belonging within society that straight people automatically have.
Polar bear dive // Biomass research project // Indoor rowing championship // In the greenhouse // Sizeism sucks // Memory and test-taking stategies
Professor and director of academic programs and administration in the faculty of education, professor of rhetoric and communications
Osborne ball hockey // On the clock // Have a Heart // Get off the couch // Let’s Talk
If there’s a more quintessential origin story than TUSK’s, it would be tough to find it.
Matt Dyce has been at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) for just over four years, and he says it’s still a little weird teaching prairie kids about the prairies, when he’s not from them himself.
Direct Farm is in town // Black History Month around the corner // Women’s March Jan. 21 // Let’s talk Trump // Fentanyl community forums // Little Brown Jug now open
Digitalization forum coming to Winnipeg // Province tells craft liquor facilities to look elsewhere // Winnipeg Promise Initiative // Samson pushes for polar bear support // Good Will says goodbye to LPH // Oral history workshop
Coming out doesn’t fix everything
1. Skating on the river trail
2. Festival du Voyageur
3. Staying inside
1. The Good Will Social Club
2. The Handsome Daughter
3. Honourable mentions: The West End Cultural Centre, The Park Theatre
1. Winnipeg Harvest
2. Lake Winnipeg Foundation
3. Resource Assistance for Youth
1. Tiny Feast
2. Foxy Shoppe
3. Out of the Blue
With the best office on campus, Dr. Danny Blair has a great view of the year’s first snowfall. According to the geography professor, prairie winters will continue to grow shorter, warmer and wetter as climate change begins to affect our part of the world.
Fall and winter term dates // Panel discussion on deaths in custody // Equal voice // Theatre dept. opener // Food council on the horizon // Virtuosi for the holidays
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) will be seeing off one of its most influential professors at the end of this term as Marilou McPhedran takes on her new role with the Canada Senate.
While a student group at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) continues to rally for divestment from fossil fuels, the school administration and board have closed the door on the possibility of pulling its funding out of oil and gas companies.
Projects Abroad launch new programs // Pancakes for mental health // Learn about UNDRIP // Movember flag goes up // Self-care through art // Soccer multiplex open
National conference on homelessness // City hall building named after U of W alum // Power of PJs // U of W heads to sexual violence conference // Half the Sky dinner // Looking at happiness
No, George Fulford doesn’t dig stuff up or look for fossils. Fulford teaches in the anthropology department, and his focus is on language.