Volume 65, Number 10

Published November 4, 2010

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  • Propaganda and a lack of funny: a losing combination

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I fucking hate The Family Circus.

  • Screw you Mother Nature, I’m bringing my workout indoors

    If you’re a fair-weather exerciser (like me), you will likely be bringing your fitness routine indoors around this time of year. Goodbye grassy trails, hello boring treadmill.

  • Dreaming of fashion

    This year, fall fashion has brought many animalistic trends including leopard print, various furs and feathers.

  • Henry and the Nightcrawlers do The Fucking

    It’s important to make a good first impression on your girlfriend’s mom. Henry Alcock-White’s involved repeated use of the F word.

  • Grammar Matters

    Around the age of 11, I became aware of my aptitude for spelling. I only needed to see a word once, and I could spell it correctly thereafter.

  • Clockfire

    The twisted words of Jonathan Ball are going to give you nightmares, and you’re going to love it.

  • The breath of a city

    Imagine a city without arts and culture.

  • Winnipeg, meet post-apocalyptic Winnipeg

    The world has run out of oil. Planes cannot fly and cars are obsolete.

  • Don Amero’s long road home

    Don Amero has to be one of the hardest working musicians on the local scene.

  • More music this week

    More music this week

  • The Life Aquatic

    Everywhere you look there are stunning aquatic ecosystems, contained in glass and housed in living rooms, dental offices and businesses throughout Winnipeg.

  • Probing U of M’s PhD controversy

    Let me assure you: this is not another article about Vic Toews. That story has been done to death now, and we’ve learned some things from it.

  • Rehabilitation, not punishment

    In 2008, the Global Report on Child Soldiers (produced by the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers) identified 197 countries in which child soldiers were used from 2004 to 2007.

  • The Security Council isn’t the only way

    A few weeks ago, Canada was defeated in its bid for a two-year rotating seat on the United Nations Security Council.

  • Treaty Land Entitlement a slow process

    The English word “reconcile” essentially means to settle, harmonize and/or make compatible.

  • Splitting the vote

    Change was simply not in the air in spite of an increase in voter turnout from the municipal election of 2006.

  • Wesmen women’s volleyball falls to Bisons herd

    Saturday, Oct. 30 saw the Wesmen women’s volleyball team host cross-town rivals, the Manitoba Bisons.

  • Bisons take the ‘W’ on Wesmen home court

    The Wesmen men’s volleyball team fell to the Manitoba Bisons in four sets last weekend as they kicked off their season with a loss.

  • 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.

  • Manitoba Justice announces more crown prosecutors added by 2016

    Manitoba’s attorney general will add 53 provincial prosecutors and 29 paralegal and clerical staff by 2016 in order to make caseloads manageable. Some wonder, however, if this will put more pressure on other segments of Manitoba’s justice system.

  • Civic Election Results


  • Combating psychological harassment in the workplace

    New changes are now in effect to protect employees from psychological harassment in Manitoba workplaces.

  • Exploring the meaning of Remembrance Day

    Nov. 10 is well-known as being one of the biggest bar nights of the year.

  • Katz scores another four years

    After a long and arduous civic campaign, defeated mayoral challenger Judy Wasylycia-Leis has finally pencilled in some “me-time.”

  • Wesmen basketball player raises funds for kids with cancer

    The 21-year-old education student is in her fourth year of playing basketball for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen.

  • Selinger checks in on newest U of W facilities

    Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger was on campus Monday, Nov. 1 to tour the University of Winnipeg’s Science Complex and Richardson College for the Environment, slated to be completed March 31, 2011 and McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence.

  • Local News Briefs

    City wants your help to talk trash; Many fresh faces elected in rural elections; Gimli declares disaster; Reward for shooting tips

  • International News Briefs

    Jailed editor wins newspaper award; Khadr apologizes; Indonesia suffers double disasters; $2 billion for biodiversity; Burning ship seeks assist

  • Campus News Briefs

    U of W student wins silver in archery; Manitoba student film at Banff Festival; U of W one of Canada’s Top 10 in Globe and Mail survey; U of W and First Nations Partnership; International Wesmen Classic set for seventh consecutive year

  • Fashion Streeter

    I’m inspired by the ‘80s, heavy metal, and heavy metal from the ‘80s.
  • Re: “Religion no basis for morality” (Oct. 28, page 9)

    One of the many glaring problems with Katerina Tefft`s opinion piece entitled “Religion no basis for morality” has to do with her classification of all “religious” people into one of two categories: medieval drones motivated by “fear and superstition” and “liberal” devotees who pick and choose their beliefs based on what they find agreeable in any given holy scripture.

  • Re: “Israeli Apartheid Week to come to University of Winnipeg” (Oct. 28, page 7)

    I would like to thank The Uniter for writing about Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) and Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA).


    Jess Reimer, of local bluegrass outfit the Doug and Jess Band, steps out from behind her upright bass and into the spotlight.


    Playful melodies abound on this six-song offering from Winnipeg pop singer James Struthers.


    Alt-country no more, Winnipeg ex-pat Luke Doucet delivers a certifiably rock ‘n’ roll bombshell on his fourth outing.


    This four-piece from Toronto puts little stock in embellishment.


    The Original Mark is the title track off this Winnipeg-based quartet’s newest EP, set to be released Nov. 16.