Volume 72, Number 2

Published September 14, 2017

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  • A break in the bustle

    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. 

  • Monumental or mundane?

    Every place has a history. When people travel, they often make a point of visiting historic sites, getting to know the culture and the history of the place they are visiting.

  • Whose House? Carrie’s House!

    “I don’t think our exes should be exiled.” This is the core sentiment behind Loverboys, the new solo exhibition by visual artist Carrie Bryson.

  • Arts Briefs

    Art City clay on display // More Indigenous art at the WAG // Circle of Life Thunderbird House Fundraiser // Vegan SMACDOWN // JJ Neepin selected for apprenticeship // Wall-to-Wall presents Hotel Room

  • Faces in Different Places

    The secret to making interesting art is to be a remarkably interesting person – or maybe it’s just humour.

  • Critipeg: Obit

    The word “obituary” can have misleading connotations. 

  • Slow Spirit show their true nature

    Winnipeg-based band Slow Spirit have been darlings of the local indie rock scene for the last few years, and they’re preparing to release their first studio album

  • Audience investigates a murder at the museum

    If you’ve always wanted to take part in a murder investigation, here’s your chance. Fort la Reine Museum in Portage la Prairie will host its annual Murder at the Museum for two weekends in September.

  • The scoop on vegan cheez

    “Nut cheese” isn’t what it sounds like. Created by fermenting a blend of nuts, grains and spices, the product is a homemade alternative to store-bought vegan cheese.

  • News Briefs

    Research grants // Dine in the Dark // Health cuts // Marathon of Sport // Hermetic Code Tour // Charter Day

  • Does sprawl take away from the downtown?

    Sprawling suburbs mean Winnipeg’s inner city faces decaying roads, sidewalks and water pipes, says retired University of Winnipeg political science professor Christopher Leo.

  • City seeks cyclist feedback for new greenway

    The city will hold a forum this Friday to discuss a planned pedestrian and cycling infrastructure project that would connect Wolseley and West Alexander.

  • New app aims to keep students safe

    A new app put out by the University of Winnipeg Security Services aims to help keep students safe.

  • PRofile - Doug Williams

    Doug Williams, the department chair of psychology, and two of his undergrad students will receive an award for a recent article about how animals tell time.

  • Best Buddies looking for more students

    The Best Buddies Winnipeg Chapter is looking for University of Winnipeg students to befriend people with intellectual disabilities.

  • University to begin reserved gym hours pilot

    Following calls to implement reserved hours for women and non-binary individuals at the University of Winnipeg’s fitness facilities, the university will begin a pilot program this fall.

  • NDP leadership race seems to be devolving

    The Manitoba New Democratic Party will elect a new leader on Sept. 16

  • Toba

    Assassins, intrigue, an overweight cat with psychic abilities — just a standard weekday for an infamous space drifter like TOBA. He has exes all over this end of the galaxy, and the police are after his trans-dimensional kush, but if he can keep his head down and his medicine ablaze, he may decide the fate of the universe.