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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.
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.
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.
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.
Each year students pay their tuition without thinking much about where their money goes.
The Wesmen women’s basketball team’s second-year forward, Adele Baril, is looking forward to the upcoming season.
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My mission was to draw attention to the fact that the corporate presence at the University of Winnipeg is becoming increasingly insidious and pervasive. I hoped that some students would say “enough” and work to keep their campus clean of corporate scum.
School is back in full swing and for many students this means it’s time to get back into the habit of working out.
When Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page released his Fiscal Sustainability Report in January, explaining among other things that the debt will explode to 200 per cent of Canada’s Gross Domestic Product by 2050 if current fiscal policy is maintained, you’d think that the media or the federal opposition would pay attention to it for more than a month.
Orientation week is a busy time for students and staff at the University of Winnipeg. Classes are beginning, tuition has to be paid and this year, protests have to be planned.
When the University of Winnipeg’s dean of arts announced plans to amalgamate the departments of religion, classics and philosophy last November, students, faculty and alumni were outraged by the decision.
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The University of Winnipeg Wesmen women’s basketball team held tryouts last week and will kick off the season with a significantly different roster.
With the introduction of the new soccer program, the Wesmen family welcomes 21-year-old Adam Bromley from St. Austell, Cornwall, England.
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With only five returning players and a new head coach, the Wesmen men’s basketball team is looking very different this season.
The University of Winnipeg is adding two new basketball teams to the Wesmen program this fall.
In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Winnipeg meeting in June, the University of Winnipeg has announced a new scholarship addressing the needs of residential school survivors.