Volume 72, Number 14

Published January 18, 2018

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  • Limelight to twilight

    Winnipeg exists in an odd cultural space; we’re self-deprecating but have fierce hometown pride. 

  • Comments and comics and boards, oh my!

    We’re a little over halfway through the production year, but we’re not slowing down any.

  • Whose House? Kent’s House!

    Kent Davies is a campus staple at the University of Winnipeg. He’s worked on campus in a number of capacities over the years (including a four-year stint as the chair of the Mouseland Press’ Board of Directors, that oversees The Uniter).

  • Arts briefs

    ConfiDance // QTBIPOC Writing Workshop // CV2 Launch // Me We Everybody // Metal fundraiser

  • Frosty festival pulls bands out of hibernation

    Big Fun Festival, a showcase of mostly local artists, is an incentive to get out of the house during the cold winter months.

  • Sampling FOONYAP’s many musical layers

    On Jan. 24, Calgary’s FOONYAP (the stage moniker of musician Foon Yap) will grace the stage of the Ballroom to open Big Fun Festival with their vulnerable and mesmerizing experimental folk electronic music.

  • People of Colour face depression, too

    There is a stigma that People of Colour (POC) do not experience mental illness, according to NPR. At the same time, they are more vulnerable to the traumatic experience of racism.

  • This year, resolve not to diet

    The new year is a time when many people resolve to change their lifestyle for the better, often resulting in a pledge to lose weight. However, the correlation of weight loss with success is false and contributes to sizeist discrimination.

  • CRITIPEG: Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention

    Undocumented explores forms and spaces that separate cause and effect, object and subject, self and other.

  • notme - Mask

    If your New Year’s resolution was to listen to more local shoegaze music, then your year is already off to a good start.

  • News Briefs

    Womens March Winnipeg // Challenging white supremacy on campus // PACE Cultural Night // Paint Nite // Delayed sentences // Cut to grant program

  • Winnipeg screams for ice cream

    “Only in Winnipeg can you open an ice cream shop in January,” ice cream enthusiast Peter Bjornson says.

  • Homicide rate dropping but still high

    In Manitoba, homicide rates have fallen but are still some of the highest in the country. 2016 saw Manitoba’s homicide rate fall from an average of 3.63 to 3.19 people per 100,000, second only to Saskatchewan’s, which was 4.69.

  • Day care can ease the student parent experience

    Juggling studies and the demands of being a parent can be a struggle. On-campus daycare can help parents with pick-ups and drop-offs and access to their children between classes.

  • PROfile: Melanie Gregg

    Melanie Gregg is currently the chair of the kinesiology and applied health department at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). She says her main focus of teaching and research is in sports psychology.

  • What is accountability, anyways?

    People are getting “outed” all over the place. Winnipeg, among many cities, has “name your abuser” lists on Facebook and in bar bathrooms.