When the phone rang in May 2007, Kaitlin Rempel had no idea that her whole life was about to change.
Manitoba university students will embark today (Thursday, Nov. 5) on the annual march to the Legislature for the Day of Action organized by the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). While past campaigns have mostly focused on dropping post-secondary tuition fees, this year’s campaign is taking a different approach.
Acclaimed author Sandy Tolan, whose scheduled involvement in a unique peacebuilding project last year raised concerns about controversial speakers engaging in dialogue with local Israel and Palestine advocacy groups, is scheduled to speak in Winnipeg on Nov. 19 as part of The Uniter/Mouseland Press Speaker Series.
Ever wonder what you could do with a jar of neutrons unbound from their proton partners? University of Winnipeg physics professor Jeff Martin wonders every day and has been given millions of dollars to show the world just how cool an ultracold neutron is.
One room, five guys, 48 hours and a full 82-game NHL season. This marathon session of EA Sports’ NHL 10 video game is not just a good time, it supports a good cause too.
Some extra credit for the extracurricular; Fourth-year theatre students gear up for solo performances; YouTube meets academia; Students streak to protest funding cuts; Theatre students help combat H1N1
The Wesmen made their way to Calgary this weekend and faced the Calgary Dinos for some heated competition.
International and local stars of Filipino basketball came out on Friday, Oct. 30, to play three exhibition games and scout talent for the Philippine Basketball Association.
Third-year student Alix Krahn has always been passionate about sports. Inspired by her volleyball-loving family, she began playing the game when she was 12 years old.
Ever wonder what goes on in the halls above the buffeteria? And where exactly does that staircase on the sixth floor of Lockhart Hall go?
The Wesmen men’s basketball team lost two hard-fought games to finish fourth at the 2009 Pembina Chrysler Invitational Oct. 23 to 24.
The recent weakness of the University of Winnipeg’s wireless Internet connection can be blamed on two things: A virus that confuses the wireless network and - believe it or not - WebCT.
The Manitoba Urban Inuit Association (MUIA) is helping Inuit students make a smooth transition to urban life. The Winnipeg-based volunteer organization recently released a website and welcome guide for Inuit newcomers.
Punk prophet to kick off speaker series; U of W ranks high in Globe and Mail report; Largest donation to Canadian law school; Clinton accepts honour from McGill University
In a recent consultation with the Council on Post-Secondary Education (COPSE) to determine next year’s funding for the university, University of Winnipeg Students’ Association vice-president advocate David EisBrenner voiced funding concerns on behalf of University of Winnipeg students. In the proposal, EisBrenner advocated for dedicated and increased funding for the U of W.
University of Winnipeg students are the youngest in Canada to be talking science with children in the community – not only teaching them science, but allowing them to get some hands-on experience with science experiments.
Wesmen women’s basketball co-captain Jessica Stromberg is in her fifth year with the program. In her first four years, Stromberg has been to the Prairies Finals four times and the CanWest finals twice. In her final year, she hopes to make it to the National Championships.
From the Soleflow Dance Club to Youth for Christ, University of Winnipeg students have a diverse selection of student groups. And with new groups being created each year, students can easily find their niche.
Meeting with professors on campus can be a challenging task. Faculty and students have busy schedules and office hours can be random and inconvenient. But some students and professors have another impediment when it comes to meeting outside the classroom – they have nowhere to meet.
Trick or treat for a good cause; EcoPIA, Mennonite historian honoured with fall awards; U of M-led research team awarded funding to study H1N1; Campus security van goes green