Karlene Ooto-Stubbs

  • Which education is best for opening a restaurant?

    The task of opening your own restaurant is both time consuming and expensive. When preparing for a life in the kitchen there are two distinct paths students usually choose - a culinary diploma or a business degree.

  • Low voter turnout plagues UWSA elections

    By the end of March, students at the University of Winnipeg will have a new president and board of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA).

  • The cost of keeping campus radio alive

    Raising $50,000 in one week sounds like the plot to a heist movie, not something a campus radio station should be doing.

  • Computer glitch postpones UWSA health plan opt-out refunds

    Almost five months after the usual refund return date, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association’s (UWSA) health plan opt-out money is finally being delivered to students.

  • Stress spillover

    If you think you’re the only one who fights more with your significant other during exam periods, think again.

  • The future of Winnipeg gay bars

    When a new gay bar opened its doors to Winnipeg’s LGBT* scene this past December, it also opened up speculation about where Winnipeg gays would go to party.

  • New Buhler Centre gets an F, students say

    When the Buhler Centre opened in October, students in the University of Winnipeg’s Division of Continuing Education were excited to move into the brand new building. But instead of entering a finished and contemporary learning environment, many found the building unfit for housing their needs.

  • U of W’s role in controversial CFS

    While numerous schools are attempting to leave the Canadian Federation of Students, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) spent much of their time this fall prepping for CFS’s annual general meeting held in Gatineau, Quebec from Nov. 24-27.

  • Rice Building joins Downtown Security Network

    The safety of University of Winnipeg students has long been a touchy subject due to assaults and robberies near the downtown campus. However, students may take comfort in the fact that the U of W is a member of the Downtown Security Network (DSN).

  • Sickness at Student Central

    For months, staff at Student Central have been getting sick. Symptoms include itchy eyes, runny noses and headaches; however, staff find relief when away from the school.

  • U of W slips to 10th in Canada in Maclean’s survey

    On the 20th anniversary of Maclean’s magazine’s university ranking survey, the University of Winnipeg was named the 10th best primarily undergraduate university in the country, slipping two spots from last year.

  • Pioneers in saving lives

    In three short years, the inaugural Canadian Blood Services’ Youth Council has collected hundreds of blood units and saved lives by targeting students at the University of Winnipeg.

  • Name change for aboriginal governance program

    For the former aboriginal governance program, there’s more to a name than meets the eye.

  • Menno Simons College celebrates its 20th anniversary

    In 1989, Menno Simons College (MSC) had 13 students and two professors working on international development and conflict resolution studies. Now with more than 13 professors and 1,100 students, MSC is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

  • New joint U of W and WTC network security diploma offered

    This past September, the University of Winnipeg and Winnipeg Technical College (WTC) joined forces to launch a new network security diploma, aimed at combating hackers and training students in Cisco technology.

  • Alleviating student debt

    No one wants to take out a student loan.

  • Civic Election Results


  • U of W alumnus creates educational board game

    Eight years ago, University of Winnipeg grad Willi Penner’s education class was assigned a project to encourage different modes of instruction for kids in Grades 5 to 8.

  • U of W prepared to battle bed bugs

    A rumour has spread that Winnipeg’s bed bug epidemic has reached University of Winnipeg’s campus, infecting everything from the couches in the Bulman Centre to residences in McFeetors Hall.

  • Israeli Apartheid Week to come to University of Winnipeg

    Last year, Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) at the University of Manitoba spurred debate and controversy. This year, the Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) group is looking to expand its event and form another group at the University of Winnipeg.

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