In the early days of comic books, the majority of the characters created were frail, white, male nerds. Cue the modern era, where the majority of comic readers are women of non-Caucasian descent; and these women are hungry for heroes that look like them.
“People gonna rise like the water, gotta slow this crisis down, hear the voice of my great granddaughter singing climate justice now!”
Through November and December, 93 members of the CanLit elite signed a letter shaming the University of British Columbia (UBC) for their lack of due process in regards to the treatment of the Steven Galloway case.
This year, The University of Winnipeg (U of W) will celebrate the 50 years since United College became the U of W. The milestone is a time for nostalgia and festivities, but it should also offer a chance to reflect.
The University of Winnipeg will offer new gym hours exclusively for females and non-binary persons beginning next September.
Starting conversations doesn’t end discrimination
Treat social media as a public funeral, not a news ticker
Responsibility lies with everyone when considering newcomer policies
Process aims to strike a balance between oversight and expediency
Many barriers keep women out of the music scene
Critics of return on investment should focus on workers’ rights
Reclaiming the G-word
The City of Winnipeg needs to ramp up its corporate sponsorship program, according to a business plan prepared by the chief administrator’s office.
City council has voted to rename an administrative building in honour of Susan Thompson, Winnipeg’s first female mayor who served from 1992-98. While recognizing firsts is a valiant act, those who break barriers should be appraised based on the full scope of their contributions, good and bad.
The recent University of Manitoba Faculty Association’s (UMFA) strike pushed back against eroding job security and increasing workloads that take time away from teaching and research, bringing light to the complexity of labour relations in a university context.
With all the deaths at the Winnipeg Remand Centre, the public may feel like it’s time for some good news coming from provincial jails in Manitoba. Well, sorry to disappoint.
Students often receive elementary and high school instruction on Indigenous issues that makes it seem as though colonialism is a thing of the past. But due to cultural events, and prompted by the news, many students become more aware by the time they enter university.
The changing institution is a public space worth holding on to
Mental health care is more complicated than just getting out into nature
With a rumoured lift of Manitoba’s tuition cap, the Progressive Conservative government taught the New Democratic Party a costly lesson in governance.