From the UWSA Bike Lab to the compostable spoons at Pangea’s Kitchen, the University of Winnipeg is building a reputation as a green space in the heart of downtown. The majority of these efforts are thanks to Manitoba Eco-Network, whose work with EcoPIA and the Campus Sustainability office keeps the UW up to date on green practices.
Take a moment to think about how you see yourself in terms of health and body image.
Winnipegger Marissa Zurba has been doing a lot of stairs lately, and not just to stay in shape during the winter. Zurba is going to be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise $5,000 for SOS Children’s Villages.
What do you think about the closing of Mondragon after 20 years in business?
The closing of the business occupying the main floor of the Autonomous Zone at 91 Albert Street will undoubtedly leave a hole in the heart of the Exchange District.
Over the next few months, if you find writer’s block setting in, you can seek help from the Mayor. Chandra Mayor that is. While University of Winnipeg English professor Catherine Hunter is on research leave until July, Mayor is keeping Hunter’s office warm with literary ideas and vivacious laughter.
What do the three finalists in this year’s Future Leaders of Manitoba Awards’ age 20-25 category have in common? Apart from their general desire for positive change, Chelsea Caldwell, 21, Cameron Krisko, 20, and Iain Brynjolson, 24, are all students at the University of Winnipeg.
What do you think of the new Jets head coach, Paul Maurice?
Are science and spirituality mutually exclusive categories, or are they inclusive? Anupam Sharma, organizer of a public forum held at the University of Winnipeg’s Convocation Hall from 1:00 - 4:30 pm on January 29, is asking just that.
CKUW 95.9 FM, the University of Winnipeg’s campus and community radio station, is the place to volunteer if you adore radio.
There’s a new buzz on the University of Winnipeg campus. A recently created multi-purpose space called the HIVE is opening up new possibilities for student groups, and new opportunities for students to connect and share creatively.
Remember how the Park Theatre’s café and music venue had a feel similar to a 50s diner? Recent major renovations have left it starkly different. The old feel is but a distant memory.
We know the musicians. They’re on stage, in our iPhone earbuds, on the YouTube screen. But what about the people who craft the gear? Two of the world’s finest independent instrument builders are right here in Winnipeg.
On its Kickstarter page, the project Anne Frank-N-Stein is introduced to potential readers with panning shots of beautiful, twisted and grotesque imagery, all cheekily set to Frank Sinatra’s “The Tender Trap”. Local writer Ezra Nickel certainly knows how to get peoples’ attention.
Jamie Graham never thought she would spend more than $750 at one time on Gatorade and soft drinks, but that’s what she did late last month.
Being a student can be nerve wracking at times, but approaching graduation with no idea where your next paycheque will come from is even more unsettling. That’s why on January 16 students can take the opportunity to skip the door-to-door resume routine and meet over 80 potential employers in one place.
Winter can be a hard time of month for many people. You may feel holed up in your home, with added stress from school or work, and experiencing little sunshine to give you that boost of warmth you need. While we almost all experience the winter blues at some point, some suffer from a more serious condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Despite human technological advances and our supremacy on the food chain, humans still don’t know how to handle -40 degree weather quite like Manitoban animals do.
There are a few things in life that transcend the divides of language, affluence, status and belief – a few rituals that connect groups of people on a level that words just don’t do justice. These collaborations creating unspoken bonds most often take the form of music, art, dance and sport. When our most ingrained patterns of social behavior become stripped away, what’s left?
It’s simple: nothing but play.
The University of Winnipeg’s Oral History Centre is hosting its second annual Oral History Conference on Saturday, November 30 from 10:00 am, to 6:00 pm in Room 2B23, Bryce Hall.