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
The demand for organic fruits and vegetables is growing. Organic products aren’t sprayed by chemicals and are often less genetically modified.
If you’re a first-year student at the University of Manitoba, you’ve probably been struck by the enormity of many of your classes. But if you’re a first-year student at the University of Winnipeg, you’ve likely noticed your class sizes differ little from high school.
The University of Winnipeg’s Disability Student Advisory Group is launching a letter-writing campaign to have the Disability Resource Centre permanently relocated. The group has been calling for the DRC to be moved for the past two years.
Drink up, Ryerson!; Have a seat!; Construction begins at old Army Surplus site; We’re a bunch of nerds!; Distance ed growing at Red River College
If you’re among the hundreds of students who bring their laptops to school, you’ve probably noticed problems trying to get online. During the past two weeks issues with the student network have increased.
The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association board of directors voted unanimously on Sept. 28 for the removal of former UWSA president Vinay Iyer from his position as Canadian Federation of Students liaison director. There are now 10 director positions to be filled in the upcoming by-elections on Nov. 16 to 19.
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen basketball and volleyball teams were taken for a rough ride at the 2009 Duckworth Challenge, which ran Oct. 6 and 7, losing the tournament to the University of Manitoba Bisons.
There’s no doubt that Carleen Kruschel has the skills to succeed and the focus to win.
A communal sigh of relief accompanied last Friday’s launch of the ninth edition of Juice, the University of Winnipeg’s student creative writing journal. This year, the journal, which in the past received the majority of its funding from the UWSA, scrambled to secure funds from other sources to cover publishing costs.
Today, watching Wesmen volleyball star Justin Duff, it’s hard to believe that in Grade 9 he was cut from his junior varsity team. The six-foot-seven middle hit a growth spurt during Grade 9 and tried out again in Grade 10.
Mental Health Awareness Week is Oct. 4-10 and students across Canada should pay attention.
The UWSA SafeWalk program is gearing up for another year by recruiting volunteers to escort students, faculty and staff to their car, bus stop or residence at night. Six volunteers have been hired, with the hope of hiring one or two more.
Attention winter wait listers!; Qualitative research group available; Gallery 1C03 hosts wind coil sound flow; U of M jazz student wins national award; Reappointment of CFS Local 8 representative
In addition to offering healthy, ethical food, Diversity Food Services offers a unique opportunity for its workers. In the new year, Diversity employees will be invited to own shares in the company.
The University of Winnipeg rowing team is entering its second season this fall. Julian Araneta, who founded Manitoba Post-Secondary Rowing (MPSR) at the University of Manitoba in 2006, said he decided to organize a U of W team last year because there was significant interest from students during the club’s first two seasons.
“Take the shot!”
With less than one minute to go, Keiko Kobayakawa knew she had to act. The game was close. Still six metres away from the basket, Kobayakawa took the shot and … Swish. Her daring three-point shot won her high school team the game.
Security for bicycles at the University of Winnipeg used to come in the form of a little yellow flag attached to anything that wasn’t a U-lock, telling you your bike is not safe. Last year, U of W security upped the protection ante by adding their own steel U-lock to as many potential theft cases as possible. This means anyone using a wire lock on their bike could end up having to go to the security office and reclaim their own bicycle.
The number of students enrolled in the Transition Year Program, which helps aboriginal students in their first year of university, is steadily increasing.
U of W to host NDP candidates’ leadership forum; Faculty of Business and Economics gets $250,000; Fourth-annual Undergraduate Science Poster Session held; ‘Smart Start’ workshops begin; FemFest on campus