Like many others on campus, we took a week off from our usual routine. But we’re back to producing The Uniter on a weekly basis again, with a few extra flourishes.
Sometimes community is built through a combination of habit, routine and convenience. Returning to the same place over and over again, and seeing the same familiar faces, can help people develop a sense of belonging.
One of our goals with The Uniter is to start conversations that aren’t happening in other publications, and to tell stories that open up new spaces for learning and discovery.
After spending most of the last year out of town on tour, bassist Ashley Au is ready for some home time.
Who runs the news?
We’re beginning our new rotation of columnists, and I look forward to sharing their first pieces over the next four weeks.
Early September’s a busy time, on campus and off. Around the U of W, halls are more crowded, bookstore lineups stretch out longer, and pudding seems to be flying off the shelves in Riddell Hall.
Winnipeg may lag behind other urban centres in many measures of pet-friendliness, but some locals are taking steps to make this a more dog-friendly and dog-loving city.
We’re back for another amazing year at The Uniter - it’s our 72nd, if you’re counting human or newspaper years, and our 14th, if you’re counting dog years. This is our annual back-to-school issue, so we thought we’d go for a lighter-hearted, upbeat cover story.
Aug. 18 to 20 // Slow down and join the village
Aug. 11 to 13 // Where honey meets chili
Here's your guide to over 70 festivals in Winnipeg and around Manitoba.
When it comes to summer festivals, we have an abundance of choice here in Manitoba.
“What can I drink there?” can be as big a question for sober folks as it is for anyone else, but our take on the answer is a little bit different.
This, our last regular-ish paper of the year, is somewhat unconventional.
Most of the times when I’ve really, really wanted to drink, it’s not the alcohol that I crave. I’m chasing a feeling of belonging. Drinking seems to magically grant that gift to everyone else, so why can’t I have some, too?
Free day at the WAG // Suffer from Mobina Galore // Red Rising launches “Love” // Art and cupcakes // Build a Bigger Table
We’re hiring another position for the fall – and perhaps some of you are wondering, “Why does The Uniter hire so often? Is there some nasty secret here in the basement of the Bulman Centre that drives aspiring writers and journalists away?”
Meredith Graves is coming to Winnipeg to talk about feminism and capitalism, but also to make sure we’re doing alright up here.
Certain story topics may seem frivolous or unserious at first glance. But our job at The Uniter is to look beyond the superficial and to inform readers about the deeper meaning and wider impacts of the stories we tell, while also enjoying the work we put into telling them.