By now, it might be starting to sink in that it really is January. It really is a new year. And we really are back to whatever routines that entails … kind of.
This week’s issue is a special one, though its theme and format has shifted throughout the years.
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), observed on Nov. 20 each year at the University of Winnipeg and in hundreds of cities around the world, is an event whose purpose defies a universal definition.
A few kilometres southeast of Gretna, Man. sits a spacious lodge on a dirt road, steps away from the Canada-US border.
There’s a subtle thread of shifts and changes running through some of the articles in this week’s issue.
This Remembrance Day saw more than a dozen services and ceremonies throughout the city. At sunset, church bells throughout Winnipeg – and across Canada – rang out to mark the 100 years that have passed since the armistice that ended the First World War.
When the poet Eileen Myles came to town to launch their book Evolution, a dinner was organized in their honour featuring local queer poets and writers at all stages of their careers.
When my house burned down at age 13, I assumed that all material evidence of my childhood was lost forever.
For those not living in the context of an academic calendar, mid-November could seem like an odd time to start going on about almost being in January. We’ve barely even got enough snow to cover the grass!
At first glance, harm reduction might seem to be a combination of two simple words – ones that appear to be easily understood and put into action. How hard can reducing harm be?
Another election has come and gone, and I think I speak for everyone when I say, “Yes, but what about the next episode of Riverdale?”
That white stuff is swirling about outside, and it may prompt some Winnipeggers to turn their focus to more indoor activities – at least until we’ve collected enough ground cover for building snow sculptures!
Working in media as a sober person during the time of cannabis legalization has been an incredibly strange experience.
Eating food from another culture has become a common example of cultural appreciation. Unsurprisingly, however, when we consider bell hooks’ writing on “Eating the Other,” it isn’t so simple.
This week’s cover story asks important questions about who records and collects history, and who can access it.
Simple turns of phrase or even the order in which a reporter introduces sources can hint at their inherent biases.
Halloween is upon us, and it’s a time for costumes, pumpkin carving, pumpkin-flavoured everything, Halloween parties and trick-or-treating.
While there has been a lot of talk of voting on campus and throughout the city, we’re hoping you still have a bit of steam left for one more round.
This year’s ballot question of opening Portage and Main to pedestrians has been championed as the chief accessibility issue for Winnipeg citizens across the city.
The first time I stepped in a newsroom, I shadowed a sports reporter who left me with one key piece of advice: don’t clap. If I wanted to be a journalist, I shouldn’t cheer, celebrate or reveal my biases while in the field.