Volume 72, Number 15

Published January 25, 2018

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  • Shifting the stigma

    Stigma surrounding taking medication for mental health and mental illnesses, as well as stigma around mental health in general, has decreased in recent years. This shows through both sociological and medical points of view.

  • Moving beyond the page

    In these pages, we do our best to tell the stories that aren’t being told in other venues, but sometimes these stories need to move beyond the page. And in the coming weeks, we’ve got two events that hope to do just that.

  • Whose House? Erin and Angelica‚Äôs House

    Erin Meagan Schwartz describes both her and Angelica Schwartz - no relation - as creative people who do a lot of interdisciplinary art work, but mostly performance based art.

  • Arts briefs

    WAC Individual Artist grant program // Drop the Mic #8 // Sweet Without Sugar // DJs and skating at the Forks // WINDOW // Queer Yoga

  • CRITIPEG: The Square

    Attempting to discuss writer-director Ruben Östlund’s The Square in the arts and culture pages borders dangerously close on self-parody. 

  • Hula Hooping culture picks up momentum

    Although first popularized in the ’60s, hula hooping has made a comeback in the 21st century as a popular form of both fitness and dance.

  • 4th Curtis -  I Won the Pageant

    4th Curtis has created a wonderfully clever and theatrical indie pop album with their 2017 debut full-length, I Won The Pageant.

  • Layer up for your commute

    Layers are key when it comes to dressing for winter cycling.

  • More than just books and mortar

    Citizens who can’t remember the last time they’ve used their library cards may be surprised to find that they can get more than books and DVDs from their local library.

  • Outdigenous

    It’s a wildly known (if unproven and untested) fact that the coolest and most cultured of all arts lovers are the music lovers, and the coolest and most artistic of artists are musicians.

  • Life in the City of Dirty Water

    Clayton Thomas-Müller is delivering his transmedia presentation, Life in the City of Dirty Water at the West End Cultural Centre on Jan. 30.

  • News Briefs

    UWinnipeg speaker // Thinking about treaty people // Mentorship speed dating // Hike of the month // Mosque Massacre Commemorations // Mini Succulent Make & Take

  • Ice Castles attraction adds awe to winter

    Right from the entrance to Ice Castles, little children oohed and aahed, calling out to their parents and guardians excitedly and pointing them to a variety of gigantic walls of ice. 

  • Reaching a political balance

    Male politicians currently outnumber female politicians in the Manitoba legislature 43 to 14. Equal Voice Manitoba (EVM) wants to change that by getting more women involved in politics, which could improve representation in local government.

  • PROFile: James Currie

    James Currie has been with the University of Winnipeg since 1988, when he was 26. He started his career as an assistant professor in mathematics and statistics, and his area of research is in combinatorics of words.

  • Start-up works to keep athletes safe

    People might play sports for leisure and enjoyment, but should also take safety precautions, since they’re at risk of injuries. 

  • The importance of net neutrality

    In December 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States voted in favour of repealing the net neutrality regulations that had been in place for several years.

  • Unsupermarket

    A comic by Sari Habiluk

  • Fashion Streeter

    Me and my friends love  to match, but they were all wearing black tonight …  I was like, ‘I’m feeling a bit more hilarious than that.'