Published September 24, 2015
On the cover this week, we have a few communities starting conversations about an issue we should all be talking about by now. Racism was the core theme of the Mayor’s Summit for Racial Inclusion, but some people felt left out of that discussion, so they started their own Local Inclusion Summit.
The issue of racism in Winnipeg was brought to the forefront of public consciousness last winter after Maclean’s magazine published an article titled “Welcome to Winnipeg: Where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst.”
Ghost Twin are a singular force in Winnipeg music. Their combination of synthpop, heavy electronica and visual media make them one of the city’s most ambitious music or art projects.
Peg City Porchfest // RasTamils new album // rip/torn // Records! // WSO operating surplus
Finding an outlet for new music and art can be daunting. With so many options available, from YouTube to Soundcloud, and all things illegally pirated in between, it’s hard to know where you’re gonna find the sweet stuff.
Helicopter! Rural farms! Racoon eyes! Goblets! Get your random suggestions ready. Actors will be improvising scenes in exchange for laughs again at this year’s Winnipeg Improv Festival.
Healing Waters is the new lo-fi bedroom project from Victoria, BC’s David Nielsen.
Independent of each other, Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld are some of the most talented and exciting musicians in contemporary music.
Rhiannon Neale and Gregg Burner’s respective bodies of work aren’t particularly similar. Burner, in his fifth decade as a photographer, has largely worked in fashion and news photography.
On Sept. 17, Winnipeggers got together to talk about sex.
Thanks to Synonym Art Consultation’s mural and culture festival Wall-to-Wall, colours will be bursting on bricks and buildings all over Winnipeg.
As the one now responsible for soliciting opinions in The Uniter, I have to make a confession: Before a few weeks ago, I had been to the University of Winnipeg only twice.
Sept 24, 2015 … Streeter. Has your service been affected by the bus shortage?
U of W Homecoming // CEO Sleepout // Puppy Days // Justache October // Student Group Fair
Walking down Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg’s youth exploitation epidemic is hard to ignore.
Signs in the windows of community organizations plead: “Don’t buy sex from kids.”
David Duval enjoyed teaching in New Zealand, but in 2011 it was time for a change.
Historically, the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Counselling Centre has been understaffed and inappropriately located, but that changed on Sept. 14.
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen women’s soccer team has a new outlook on competition in 2015.
When Bon Cop, Bad Cop was first released in 2006, it didn’t necessarily seem like a surefire hit. Canadian films don’t typically perform well at the box office.
Some University of Manitoba student reps recently sat down to discuss how the U of M could better support indigenous students at the school.
Pearl “This is just me keeping it simple.”
A feel-good comic about two unnamed characters and their delightful journeys through universally hilarious themes like hatred, misery, uncontrollable rage, disease and rash, delusion, agoraphobia, paranoia, jealousy, greed, bitterness, binge eating, slothfulness, and death, lots and lots of death; also, deformity, flatulence, boogers, nosebleeds, bowel movements, and the eating of unappetizing things.
Ocosomoso was beamed down to Earth to investigate the planet and its current conditions. This comic strip chronicles that investigation as Ocosomoso explores his surroundings and relays off-base observations back to the mothership.