Volume 73, Number 18

Published February 14, 2019

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  • More power to you

    “Do you even lift, bro?” 

  • It’s the time

    It’s been a busy time for students in the cold, cold days of winter.

  • Whose House? Barbara’s House!

    Barbara Bruce introduces herself in Cree. Her name is Kitchi Pinesiw Piminaw (Flies High Thunderbird), and she is from the Ma’iingan-doodem (Wolf Clan).

  • CRITIPEG: Local Sky Tonight

    Last week, the latest collaborative effort from local performance art heavy-hitters Lorri Millan and Shawna Dempsey, Local Sky Tonight, was presented at the Gas Station Art Centre.

  • Arts briefs

    Write Ur Own Rom/Com // How I Learned to Drive // All You Can Eat Perogies! // Winnipeg Tattoo Show // Boss Babe Pyjama Party

  • Did you see that movie?

    Major film releases featuring Black characters and stories are few and far between. When these films do make it to theatres – such as 2018 films Sorry to Bother You and BlacKkKlansman – they often are only in select cinemas for short runs.

  • “Sanctioned arty violence”

    Tucked away in the hip neighbourhood of West Broadway behind beloved local eatery The Tallest Poppy, The Sherbrook Inn isn’t really a place where you would expect live wrestling to be a hit.

  • Learning through tasting

    Winnipeg’s Black History Month (BHM) celebrations are going in a tasty new direction.

  • Can’t buy me love

    Valentine’s Day has long been the day for couples to show their affection for each other and singles to renounce love forever. 

  • Celebrating African fashion in the ‘peg

    Winnipeg’s large and diverse African diaspora community includes fashion designers, makeup artists and models, such as designer Ali Opemipo for Aplus African Fashion.

  • Intimacy beyond sex

    A lot of talk around sex positivity foregrounds sexuality as inherently a good thing – something to not be ashamed of and even as a way to enact self-love and community-building. 

  • News briefs

    Oil, Equities and the Zero Lower Bound // Drop The Mic #9 // Métis Student Celebration // Mental Health First Aid training sessions // I Love to Read Month // UWinnipeg open house

  • Mental health matters because…

    The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has launched a campaign called #StudentsLetsAct to urge the Canadian government to create positive change for those struggling with mental illness.

  • Midterm tensions

    Midterm tests and practical exams are often associated with stress, but with the right study habits and self-care practices, students can make it out alright.

  • Jeff + Trevor

    A comic by Eric Hetherington.

  • Confounders

    A puzzle series by Justin Ladia