Volume 71, Number 4

Published September 29, 2016

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  • What’s in a name?

    We looked into the history of the name Wesmen this issue, which involved some digging in the archives and poking around in history books. With all this talk of names and meanings, perhaps this is a good time to also start looking at what a Uniter is.

  • What is a Wesmen?

    “The Wesmen” has a long historical background and meaning, but over time, its meaning has changed in the context of sports. The name given to University of Winnipeg sports teams has morphed into the desired identity of those who engage and connect with it. But, at the core, what truly is a Wesmen? 

  • Whose House? Ari’s House

    Local hip-hop artist Ari i.Q. has walked a long road to where he is today.

  • Arts and culture briefs

    Flat sculptures // send + receive at U of W // Talent Lab // ACTRA awards // Thin Air // Behind the scenes

  • Images From a Wasteland

    Remediation featured in the FLASH Photography Festival

  • Snacks, drinks and fresh theatre

    Theatre Projects Manitoba Salons offer a taste of new projects

  • Film series showcases Indigenous voices

    The Decolonizing Lens holds free monthly screenings

  • Don’t sweat the star stuff

    Understanding the science behind your horoscope

  • Critipeg

    There’s something exciting about seeing an artist enter a new phase or period.

  • Mystery Lights

    Toe-curling is the most specific adjective I can find for singer Mike Brandon’s voice. Look to tracks “Without Me” and “What Happens When You Turn the Devil Down” for a sound that will leave your feet in a death grip. 

  • Middle of Nowhere

    Two St. Boniface residents have gone to the media with concerns over various “ambush points” they have to negotiate on their daily commutes.

  • News briefs

    Indigenous perspectives on land // Downtown Commons opens // UWSA by election // Fall in love with Winnipeg // Future of feminist activism // Launch a pop-up

  • Understanding poverty in our community

    Fundraiser walk hopes to raise awareness and funds for West Broadway programs

  • Welcoming women and trans folk

    U of W centre reminds students where they are

  • Wesmen look for boost from the stands

    Both soccer squads hope for greater student attendance

  • On-campus community

    Finding friendly space and building skills in a student group

  • Streeter

    Question 1: What’s the best & worst part of being back at school? // Question 2: What advice do you have for students who are feeling overwhelmed?

  • PROFile - Dr. Katherine Breward

    Dr. Katherine Breward could be working in psychology, but she chose business for the chance to help people directly.

  • Portage and Maybe…

    The famous intersection remains a symbol of the city’s decision-making ineptitude

  • Take it easy

    Not being busy is not a crime

  • Fashion Streeter

    "I like to dress nice."

  • Fashion Streeter

    “I’m from Japan. I’m only in Winnipeg for two weeks. Winnipeg is so good!”