Volume 67, Number 3

Published September 19, 2012

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  • A lesson in geography

    As a student who has completed three full years at the University of Winnipeg, I’ve had to sacrifice my quality of life in so many ways for my grades.

  • My (half) hour in hell

    “Cyclocross: An Hour in Hell.” This was the title of the YouTube video that first introduced me to the sport. Not only did I find this intriguing, but remarkably, this amped up my determination to race in my first bike race, ever: DarkCross.

  • Storage made simple

    I love books, so I keep them stacked around my apartment: in the kitchen, lining the hall floor and even under the desk.

  • Bring it back home

    “Literally we’re playing music in people’s living rooms and around kitchen tables,” says Andrea Ramolo, who makes up half of the Toronto-based band Scarlett Jane with Cindy Doire.
    Ramolo and Doire will perform in houses and small venues over the next couple of weeks in small communities across Manitoba and Saskatchewan on the Central Plains Circuit Home Routes Concert series.

  • If it’s a funeral, let’s have the best funeral ever

    On April 2, 2011, New York dance punk band LCD Soundsystem played its last show at Madison Square Garden in front of thousands of adoring and heartbroken fans as well as several cameras.

  • More music this week

    More music this week.

  • The Weeknd: Revolutionary R&B recluse lets everyone else do the talking

    Canadian R&B sensation Abel Tesfaye, 22, better known by his stage name The Weeknd, eschews all interviews.

  • Winnipeg’s Pop Crimes: Getting away with it

    While many of us were enjoying the dog days of summer, getting in the last bit of relaxtion for a while, the members of local rock quartet Pop Crimes put their noses to the grindstone.

  • Time to ban lawn chemicals

    In Manitoba, we welcome spring each year with great enthusiasm — but amid the birdsong and blossoms lurks a distinctive and unpleasant odour.

  • Ellice Café was more than a restaurant

    For the past three years we have lived in an accessible apartment in the West End because both my wife and I are in wheelchairs.

  • Let’s unlearn slut-shaming

    There is a “War on Women” being waged in the U.S., defined by violent opposition to women’s contraceptive rights.

  • An athletic leap

    With the sod turned on the new UNITED Health & RecPlex at the University of Winnipeg, there’s more excitement on the horizon for those interested in recreation and athletics.

  • Increased enrollment sparks debate over the point of academia

    University enrollment is steadily growing, but faculty members wonder whether students actually know why they attend university.

  • Campus News Briefs

    New organizational focuses announced in State of University address; Wesmen baseball go another 100 innings; Dean of libraries moves to Edmonton; Wesmen Wrestlers champion Annual Great Rock Climb; U of W alum and grad student featured in TEDx talk

  • Local News Briefs

    Province reinstates health care for refugees; Sinclair inquiry suspended - again; Katz admits buying company from Sheegl was a bad idea; Manitoba drops rates on student loans

  • International News Briefs

    Obama vows to avenge Libyan ambassador’s death; Exiting euro would be “catastrophic,” says Greek prime minister; NATO airstrike kills eight women civilians in Afghanistan; Nancy Pelosi says Medicare will help Democrats win U.S. congressional elections

  • New campaign takes aim at homophobia in locker rooms

    A new campaign aims to change the locker room into a safe space for gay and lesbian athletes at all levels of sports.

  • ‘A wake-up call’

    A new report by the Manitoba HIV Program (MHIVP) has shed light on an ongoing problem.

  • The pros and cons of guaranteed annual income

    While both conservatives and progressives agree the welfare system is broken, they cannot agree on how to fix it.

  • Why do you think there are virtually no openly gay athletes in professional sports?

    Why do you think there are virtually no openly gay athletes in professional sports?

  • Fashion Streeter

    I have like 5,000 Nylon magazines. I’ve been reading it since I was 12.