Jessica Botelho-Urbanski

  • ‘Civil’ servants

    The Winnipeg Centre riding has more pressing issues than the candidates’ war of words

  • News Briefs

    National Coming Out Day // Forums, forums everywhere // Two U of W staff publish new books // Poll workers needed // Mental Health Awareness Week // RecPlex gets Ax-ed

  • Girl on fire

    Mrs. Universe rocks the vote in Winnipeg

  • News briefs

    National Coming Out Day // Poll workers needed // Forums, forums everywhere // Mental Health Awareness Week // Two U of W staff publish new books // RecPlex gets Ax-ed

  • One for all

    The University of Winnipeg is home to dozens of campus clubs and community groups interested in everything from saving Mother Earth to riding on broomsticks.

  • Food fight?

    For six years, Diversity Food Services Inc. at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) led a surge in sustainable food practices at universities across Canada. But in the last three months, the campus catering company tossed two executive chefs, leaving its future uncertain at the beginning of another busy school year. 

  • News Briefs

    Empowering the indigenous vote // Right to know week // Student issues debate // U of W prof nets national history award // Gold star for green building 

  • News Briefs

    U of W Homecoming // CEO Sleepout // Puppy Days // Justache October // Student Group Fair

  • Improve late-night accessibility in Winnipeg

    To put it nicely, the late night scene in Winnipeg isn’t exactly top-notch.

  • More support for the arts

    Since the resurrection of the Jets, Winnipeg’s arts scene has seemingly taken a back seat to the NHL frenzy.

  • The spirit of radio

    In an era where free media reigns supreme, the original mass communicator, radio broadcasting - which began transmitting signals globally as early as 1901 - is still the cheapest and easiest way to discover new music.

  • Hometown heroes KEN mode remain grounded despite international success

    After 16 years spent climbing the echelons of heavy metal hierarchy, it’s safe to say that Winnipeg-bred noise-rock trio KEN mode have far surpassed “local band” status.

  • The next next wave of alt-country

    On the eve of White Ash Falls’s Canadian tour, front man Andy Bishop is spending the precious moments he has left at home in Vancouver, cuddling with his dog.

  • Cluster: The best fest you haven’t heard of yet

    Cluster New Music + Integrated Arts Festival has been a fairly underground initiative since it began in 2010. Yet the little festival that could has been offering new and exciting programming, and drawing big name acts from around the world since it’s inauguration.

  • Fingers on the pulse

    Before there were Indiegogo campaigns and the iPhone 5, Leonard Yakir spent years preparing his films the old fashioned way.

  • Drawn and plastered

    Holly Halftone may have masterminded the aptly named Drawn and Plastered events herself just over a year ago, but the enduring success of her drink-and-draw parties has been a consistent team effort.

  • Cheap dates for cheapskates: Volume Two

    Having received many positive reviews from broke friends and readers about the first installment of “Cheap dates for cheapskates,” published in the Jan. 10 issue of The Uniter, it seemed about time for a follow-up article - this one a little more suited to springtime.

  • Yes We Mystic’s five favourite sad songs

    Fresh off a stint at the Big Fun Festival, local experimental folk act Yes We Mystic’s spirits aren’t as dampened as they might seem.

  • George Stroumboulopoulos: Rebel with a cause

    From sporting a life-sized lizard suit to interviewing Bono for MuchMusic, it’s safe to say that George Stroumboulopoulos has come a long way over the course of his 20-year career.

  • Day jobs are for musicians

    Chantel Marostica is a full-time comedian and wouldn’t have it any other way.

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