Alex Neufeldt

City editor  

  • City briefs

    In-person graduation is back// Composting gets cash influx// Understanding C-11// Honouring Eishia Hudson// UW prof receives funding boost for space research// Public health directed by private interests

  • Who represents you?

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) general election has attracted scandal for the past three years, and the 2022-2023 general election was no different.

  • New semester, new president

    University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will enter the spring semester with a new university president and vice-chancellor as Todd Mondor begins his five-year term. The U of W announced Mondor’s appointment on Nov. 23, 2021.

  • Fighting for transparency with freedom of information

    Research comes in many forms. The Prison Pandemic Papers are about as form-based as it gets.

     

    The Prison Pandemic Papers research project used freedom of information requests and data science to obtain information about the state of COVID-19 in prisons over the course of the pandemic from provincial and federal bodies.

  • City briefs

    Keeping up with the geography theses// Energy and the road to net-zero// No more daily data// Transit app making maiden voyage// Summer convention in person again// Whale watching on the web

  • City briefs

    Vegan market returns/ Floodcast/ Alternative grade applications/ UWinnipeg Ukraine solidarity/ UWSA election limbo/ Police policy updates

  • City briefs

    Rally For a Better Manitoba// Survivors legacy conference// The high cost of cutting healthcare// New resource for Indigenous students// Understanding performance-based funding// All health orders lifted

  • Donation processing

    On Feb. 14, hackers accessed and released the personal information of those who donated to the so-called Freedom Convoy through GiveSendGo, a Christian crowdfunding site that facilitates public donations.

  • City briefs

    Rally against police brutality// Shining through the snowfall// Got Glenwood zoning opinions?// Free tests hit retailers and libraries// Failure to consult faculty// Walby publishes Prison Pandemic Papers

  • Rental report

    In December of 2021, the Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) at the University of Winnipeg released Gain, Loss, and Change: The Impact of Condos on Winnipeg Neighbourhoods, a report on the shrinking number of affordable apartments in Winnipeg, and found that over 10,000 rental apartment units had been removed from the market between 1968 and 2015.

  • City briefs

    Black balloons// Winnipeg stands with Ukraine// Going without// Winnipeg unmasked// Public works pandemonium// Council split on drug decriminalization

  • City briefs

    Defunding data open to public// Annual vegan food fest// Harm-reduction workshops// The update on the inner city// Stefanson changes direction on emergency intervention// UW chooses COVID-19 caution

  • Information for all!

    Feb. 21 to 25 is Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an international celebration of the exceptions to copyright law that functionally allow information to be shared and used in beneficial ways across almost – if not all – aspects of society, though most who rely on these doctrines are not aware of their importance.

  • Student server goes live

    After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, many University of Winnipeg students have had a drastically new experience of the academic programs provided by the institution. While courses and exams have been adapted to the virtual space, many elements of the typical university experience, particularly the social elements, have grown in a much more piecemeal manner.

  • City briefs

    All sports for all people// Skywalk lectures return// Evaluating EDI in physics// Occupation update// Winnipeg submits review to UN// Elections looming

  • Opening academic conversations to all

    So far, The Conversation Canada (TCC) has run two workshops with the University of Winnipeg (U of W) in 2022 and will run additional sessions on Feb. 4 about research communication and on Feb. 7 and 11 about science research communication.

  • City briefs

    Recent deaths in justice// Black History events announced// Virtual book launch// Donate to N’Dinawemak// Council responds to convoy

  • City briefs

    Have your say in parking signage// River Trail officially open// Understanding genocide in international law// Reading week, rescheduled// Main Street Project gets millions// Reading and Q and A with Lindsay Wong

  • Waste not, want better

    In 2019, the Riel Community Committee asked the Standing Policy Committee on Water and Waste, Riverbank Management and the Environment to have the Winnipeg Public Service look into enacting a ban on single-use plastic bottles, straws and stir sticks at City facilities, parks and events. Three years later, the City of Winnipeg

  • Building your CV with Classics and Crossings

    Students are often excluded from participating in many of the activities, events and accomplishments that are hallmarks of academic careers as academics themselves. But at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), there are initiatives trying to change that and engage undergraduate and graduate students as academics rather than assistants.

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