“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.
It may seem a little early to be thinking about the fall, but we are. We’re currently hiring for five positions that will start in late August of 2017.
On the cover this week, we’re exploring more unconventional approaches to learning, but the dialogue around how we learn inside and outside of the classroom continues throughout this issue.
Welcome to our special online-only reading week issue of The Uniter!
It's one thing to stay sober when life is going well. But how do you stay present in harder times?
These days, the line between our online and “real” lives can get more and more blurry.
Learning is rarely a solitary practice, even though we’ve come to believe that it is.
Culture can mean art, but it also includes beliefs, ways of life, patterns of thinking and all the behaviours specific to a smaller or larger group. But let’s leave the defining to the dictionary - why are we so focused on covering culture at The Uniter?
Hardy Groening didn’t set out to create a neighbourhood legend. He built it in stages over the years, adding elements according to whimsy or to celebrate family members’ life events.
We can’t control the weather, but what can we do about our human environment? We’re living in a time of unprecedented social and cultural change. But ultimately, we are all responsible for the world we live in and create through our everyday interactions.
What’s your favourite way to discover new music?
Stepping back onstage without drunken antics
The Middle Coast // Deep Dark Cave // Adam Hanney & Co. // Fox Lake // Ashley Bieniarz
Choosing just five new local bands to showcase in our annual Uniter Fiver contest is a pretty tall order. This year, we started with 16 amazing submissions and put them to readers and local music lovers to choose the final five.