Karlene Ooto-Stubbs

  • Religious student groups on campus fulfill students’ needs

    For a school that started out as a Christian college, many would be surprised to know that the University of Winnipeg offers a variety of religious resources for students.

  • Derelict Spence Street home demolished

    For years one lone house on Spence Street hindered the University of Winnipeg’s expansion plans.

  • The valedictorian’s speech

    You could cut the tension with a knife inside the Duckworth Centre. While 250 graduates awaited their diplomas this past Sunday afternoon, silent protestors outside took a stand against the University of Winnipeg’s actions.

  • Telus and the U of W partner to improve campus technology, further global connections

    The University of Winnipeg and Telus have announced a partnership to advance technology on campus with the help of Telus’s infrastructure and a $150,000 technology fund.

  • Improvements planned for U of W Wi-Fi

    The University of Winnipeg’s Wi-Fi network has many students wondering why they can’t connect more quickly.

  • History department protests library’s book cuts

    In September, the University of Winnipeg’s department of history passed a motion protesting the university library’s decision to cut departmental book budgets.

  • Playing the waiting game at Student Central

    Three hours is a long time to spend in any line, let alone for basic student services.

  • More freedom to learn ... and slack off

    Some school divisions in Manitoba have adopted an unwritten “no-fail” policy, meant to increase graduation rates and motivate students to stay in school. For alternative options like Argyle Alternative High School, there has always been a no-fail policy.

  • Biggest. Deficit. Ever.

    This year, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association confronts a projected deficit of $167,000 – double what it was two years ago and the biggest UWSA deficit ever.

  • Province plans to attract more international students

    Last week premier Greg Selinger announced changes to Manitoba’s provincial nominee program, encouraging international students, like those at the University of Winnipeg, to work and stay in the province after graduating.

  • A different kind of sponsorship scandal

    Orientation week is a busy time for students and staff at the University of Winnipeg. Classes are beginning, tuition has to be paid and this year, protests have to be planned.

  • Merger no more

    When the University of Winnipeg’s dean of arts announced plans to amalgamate the departments of religion, classics and philosophy last November, students, faculty and alumni were outraged by the decision.

  • U of W to provide scholarships to residential school survivors

    In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Winnipeg meeting in June, the University of Winnipeg has announced a new scholarship addressing the needs of residential school survivors.

  • Meet your 2010 University of Winnipeg Students’ Association

    University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) president Jason Syvixay is one happy guy. After being re-elected last spring, he’s ready to improve on the foundation he built last year.

  • The changing face of the U of W

    The Buhler Centre opened its doors for the first time on Aug. 26 with a celebration that attracted the Governor General and previewed a number of construction and expansion projects currently taking place by The University of Winnipeg.

  • Know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em…

    “Try not to make me sound like a douche,” bassist David Schellenberg says regarding the reasons why The Playing Cards have been inactive for so many months.

  • SEA WOLF - White Water, White Bloom

    Sea Wolf’s ambitious sophomore album revolves around nature and the loneliness of winter in an impressively sweeping musical collective.

  • Finding truth in history

    Most south-end folks probably know Sir John Franklin more for the community club in River Heights than his cannibalistic and insane arctic expedition, which is revealed in Passage, a film by John Walker.

  • The great Canadian television debate

    The war of words between Canadian television networks and cable companies continues in the lead-up to the CRTC’s February decision on whether cable companies should pay the networks to carry their signals.

  • Campus News Briefs

    Award-winning novelist welcomed to campus; UWSA gets green seal of approval; Axworthy in demand; Students of new U of W program receive awards; Manitobans moving up the academic ranks

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