Megan Lynne Ronald

Campus reporter  

  • The benefits of ‘yes and’

    For those who aren’t extroverted by nature, it can be easy to dismiss improv as an activity that demands a certain degree of confidence and social energy.

  • Out of the closet and into the streets

    The term “safe space” can be traced back to lesbian and gay bars in the 1960s.

  • Concerns about student safety

    During this academic year, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students and staff members have requested 236 SafeWalk escorts and 49 SafeRides, according to data published by the Winnipeg Free Press in late December.

  • ‘Creating a plan of action’

    Many students feel anxious or uncertain when approaching the end of their degree, especially if they haven’t yet finalized their future career plans.

  • It’s not just about doors

    When Sarah Anderson arrived early to her evening class at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), the classroom door was closed.

  • Illuminating Indigenous knowledge

    For Jaimie Isaac, art is more than expression. It’s power.

  • Favourite local music venue

    1. The Good Will Social Club
    2. The Park Theatre
    3. The Handsome Daughter

  • Favourite local outdoor gathering place

    1. The Forks
    2. Munson Park
    3. Assiniboine Park

  • Favourite local grassroots group

    1. Bear Clan Patrol
    2. Winnipeg Police Cause Harm
    3. Mutual Aid Society Winnipeg

  • Dealing with dark days

    Winter’s colder days and darker nights can impact mental health and wellbeing more than people may realize.

  • An inaccessible city

    Transportation and infrastructure in Winnipeg centres on cars.

  • Courage, defiance and the sea

    Stanley Wany is an Afro-Caribbean artist. His work For Those Who Chose The Sea is a multimedia installation that engages with the past, present and current effects of the transatlantic slave trade.

  • Tricks and tampered treats

    Perhaps the most demonized holiday, Halloween has long served as a scapegoat for society’s fears.

  • Escaping holiday consumerism

    ArtsJunktion is a creative space filled with shelves of paper scraps organized by colour, buttons ordered by size and piles of fabric scraps, reclaimed wood and old magazines.

  • ‘Asking for more’

    EduCanada’s pre-departure guide for prospective international students describes Canada as “a progressive, warm and welcoming nation.”

  • Academia, ableism, and collective action

    Studies have shown that online learning was difficult for many students. This is not news.

  • Writing on wokeness

    The word “woke” rose to popularity amid growing public discourse around the Black liberation movement.

  • ‘Radio is romantic’

    Imagine: the year is 1998, and you’re at the University of Winnipeg campus, sitting in the student lounge and smoking a cigarette while listening to CKUW.

  • A film foundation

    The UWpg Film Festival is more than an exhibition of short films.

  • ‘A real crisis right now’

    Many Canadians struggle to afford groceries and other necessities.

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