Volume 67, Number 5

Published October 3, 2012

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  • DIY: Stress-free stencils

    They say that if you want it done right, you have to do it yourself.

  • Black and blue and Grey all over

    Whether Fifty Shades of Grey makes you sigh in ecstasy or bemoan the death of good taste is really irrelevant.

  • Recipe: Seasonal squash

    The evenings are becoming brisk. The afternoons are warm, and leaves crunch beneath your Keds. When you trot to Cousins for an 8 p.m. beer, it’s already dark.

  • This one’s for the guys

    Future graduates: though it may still seem a lifetime away, it is likely that you will need to acquire a suit in the near future. Whether for a job interview, a wedding or other formal function, a time will come when you must shed your skinnies or baggies and spiff up.

  • Fashion Streeter

    My style is inspired by celebrities and how they put together outfits. I really like Hayley Williams’s style.
  • Back to the future

    When you make a time-travel movie, you are trying to do one of two things: make your audience think about paradoxes and physics and the like (see Primer), or make your audience say something along the lines of “Whoa, dude.”

  • Widening the gap

    Together for nearly two decades, Saskatoon soul power trio Wide Mouth Mason has been across the country and back many a time.

  • Walking the Red Road

    Léo sits across from me, his paintbrush casually swirling reds and yellows as he describes his history with the lodge - the place he’s called home for the past 18 months.

  • Social democracy spreading across Canada

    Even after visiting the site of a massive oil sands project in Alberta, and changing his tone marginally in order to emphasize environmental ramifications, it seems the Western premiers and most Canadian media are unanimous in viewing NDP leader Thomas Mulcair’s position on the oil sands as his first significant gaffe since taking the official Opposition leadership reigns.

  • Time to acknowledge privilege

    It took me a long time to come to terms with the concept of white privilege.

  • Selkirk settler commemoration problematic

    This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Red River Settlement, an agricultural colony founded by a Scottish “noble” named Thomas Douglas, the Fifth Earl of Selkirk.

  • What’s the U of W doing in the North End?

    The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies (UIC) is located on Selkirk Avenue, in Winnipeg’s North End - and exciting things are happening there.

  • Global College changes hands

    After six years of service, former principal Marilou McPhedran has left the University of Winnipeg’s Global College, leaving the organization in a state of flux.

  • Wesmen Briefs

    Wesmen women add to losing record; Wesmen men come away with a tie, a loss in homestand

  • Campus News Briefs

    Chartrand to receive honorary doctorate; Wong elected to scientific body; U of W receives $500K for residential school research

  • Heading off early struggles

    The move from a small conference to the CIS this season has the Wesmen soccer teams feeling some growing pains.

  • Winnipeg student associations push for yearly transit pass

    Student associations at several Winnipeg universities are aggressively pursuing the possible creation of an annual transit pass.

  • International News Briefs

    Gay therapy tossed in ‘dustbin of quackery’; Greek recession continues; Eurozone unemployment rises; Japan passes piracy laws

  • Local News Briefs

    Manitoba’s deficit nears $1B; Chief of staff nets six-figure severance; Liberation therapy comes to Winnipeg; More legal aid lawyers needed

  • All walks of life, for life

    It’s been 20 years since Ken Mumford was diagnosed with HIV, but Sept. 23 was the first time he found himself among hundreds as part of the 2012 AIDS Walk for Life downtown.

  • Development on Donald Street

    While it’s virtually impossible to miss the massive CentrePoint construction project currently in the works at the corner of Donald Street and Portage Avenue, Winnipeggers may be unaware just how many other changes are also taking place down the street.