Published September 30, 2010
Undergraduate students concerned they may someday need an MA just to serve fries can rest assured that won’t be the case, according to a new report on post-secondary education.
Most beverages (think smoothies, soft drinks, alcohol and fruit cocktails) contain a lot of calories without much nutritional benefit. Loaded with added sugars, you aren’t doing your body any favours by consuming these kinds of drinks regularly.
If you are reading this right now, it means that I will have played my last weekly show at Shannon’s Irish Pub.
“And buying three of these will not even make you a shallow bitch!”
Local artist Reymond Pagé travelled the world for 275 days, going 30,000 miles by plane, boat, train, bus, car, rickshaw, camel and foot. It’s something most of us can only dream of, but Pagé has turned it all into an art exhibit, where the viewer can come along for the ride.
The iconic Winnipeg venue the West End Cultural Centre keeps getting more beautiful with age – this time with a new set of steel sculptures by local artist James Culleton adorning the venerable venue’s façade, tying together the creativity of the space visually.
Everyone who has ever been to the Winnipeg Folk Festival has had to listen to self-proclaimed Fest veterans tell their nostalgically self-indulgent tales recounting their first time at the festival.
The co-founder and co-owner of Cre8ery gallery and studio, nominee as a Future Leader of Manitoba, Winnipeg Arts Council Award of Distinction winner and a keynote speaker at the Northwestern Ontario Artpreneur Conference – it’s safe to say Jordan Miller has offered much to the Canadian art scene.
Matthew Goud is no stranger to Winnipeg.
More music this week.
In Manitoba, tall grass prairie ecosystems once covered much of the southern third of the province, encompassing 6,000 square kilometers. Less than one per cent of this total remains today.
During periods of colonization, empires tend to reinforce their knowledge systems over indigenous peoples.
Bike lanes are a hot item in Winnipeg. Even though sustainable transportation hasn’t had the role in the civic election campaign that many hoped it would, it is hard to overlook the large amount of money currently being spent on cycling (coupled with pedestrian) infrastructure.
It is interesting to note that there has been more controversy over mayoral nominations than ever before, at least since the creation of Unicity in 1971.
Dear “new world order” conspiracy believers: please stop preaching divisive propaganda and saying that it reflects the truth of the world.
Each year students pay their tuition without thinking much about where their money goes.
Last week premier Greg Selinger announced changes to Manitoba’s provincial nominee program, encouraging international students, like those at the University of Winnipeg, to work and stay in the province after graduating.
This year, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association confronts a projected deficit of $167,000 – double what it was two years ago and the biggest UWSA deficit ever.
This week on the campaign trail…
There is more at stake in October’s municipal election than just the cosmetics of city council or who will occupy the mayor’s office.
With a lack of teaching positions within the city, many new teachers are taking work as substitute teachers and moving to remote northern communities to hopefully get their foot in the door.
As post-secondary educations become increasingly prominent in today’s society, there still remains a mix of educational backgrounds at Winnipeg’s city hall – ranging from those without a high school diploma to those who hold university degrees.
For many students, the trade-off between getting good grades and working to pay for school is a choice they wish they didn’t have to make.
Would somebody’s education level affect how you perceive them?
We are increasingly living in a digital age of PVR, peer-to-peer sharing, social media and flashy gadgetry. With the popularity of pirating music and the new DIY culture, artists are having to find new and creative ways of getting their music out there, and finding new ways of standing out from the crowd.
Some school divisions in Manitoba have adopted an unwritten “no-fail” policy, meant to increase graduation rates and motivate students to stay in school. For alternative options like Argyle Alternative High School, there has always been a no-fail policy.
Many athletes strive to play university sports, but few make it that far. Even fewer complete the full five years permitted within a university program. Six-foot-five Wesmen women’s basketball player Alexandria MacIver knows how hard it can be to accomplish this, but is happy she has made it to her final season.
If you don’t turn off your stereo within the first 20 seconds of FireBonfire’s EP, chances are you’ll find yourself 21 eye-opening minutes later, desperate for more.
There is nothing wrong with this album, but neither is there anything great about it.
The Montreal duo known as Chromeo recently dropped their third album, Business Casual.
Chicago-based punk band AM Taxi recently released their Virgin Records debut titled We Don’t Stand a Chance.
Two-man band The Disenders really hit the feel-good pop/rock song mark with Fall.
The pre-season has officially begun for the Wesmen women’s volleyball team. Last weekend they headed to Regina and played in their first Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) tournament of the year.
U of W committed to disability student services; Sam vs. Judy – who will win?; Grants of a lifetime awarded to U of W profs for clean-up research; Randy Kobes leaves legacy to U of W undergrads; Wesmen soccer kicks it up a notch
Dozens of whales die; Former warlord runs for president; Communists mourn an almost-saviour; Vatican Bank under investigation; Ahmadinejad makes inflammatory remarks
Taking bike paths to court ; A first for Manitoba: Human trafficking charges laid; Be flu free … for free!; Province protects animals and vets; Save our Seine celebrates 20 years with nearly $20,000
Dave Prowse, drummer and vocalist for Vancouver duo Japandroids, answers the phone from his tour van.
While reading this article, I read the words “Sponsorship scandal” with dismay.