Volume 72, Number 23

Published March 29, 2018

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  • A work of heart

    For this, our last regular issue of this production year, we have some really strong contributions from our volunteers - both visual and written.

  • What is a city without people?

    In December 2017, there was an uproar after the internet got wind of wealthy residents of Bristol, United Kingdom, installing spikes in the trees outside their homes to stop birds from pooping on their cars.

  • Whose House? Rachelle’s House!

    Contemporary dance artist and DJ Rachelle Bourget has a simple motto for her downtown home: “Nothing new.

  • Arts briefs

    SAADI SAQAFAT (OUR CULTURE) // Annual Autism Variety Show // Biaystok // Friday tea // An evening with writers

  • Letting songs live

    Toronto four-piece FRIGS refuses to let their sound be hemmed in by vague descriptors and name-dropping comparisons, and, instead, liken their songs to living creatures that grow with each performance.

  • An emoji’s worth a thousand words

    Emojis are used every day by millions of people as a simplified way to communicate. 

  • Avec Le Soleil Sortant De Sa Bouche

    Avec Le Soleil Sortant De Sa Bouche's thing, other than having an extremely long name, is playing, in their own words, “Kraut-funk,” which is to say that they play trance-inducing, multi-part motorik suites.

  • CRITIPEG: Aida’s Secrets

    Aida’s Secrets is another entry in the genre of “long-lost family” documentaries that have seen a recent explosion in popularity.

  • Storytelling beyond the socially acceptable

    Kelsey James’ final year project in Creative Communications at Red River College was driven by the desire to shine light on an experience that often gets left out of conversations regarding mental illness.

  • A glimpse of grief

    Four years ago, Jessica Seburn lost her best friend at age 25. Now, she has published a book, The Corner Chip, that’s part non-fiction, part memoir and was written to be a raw, honest look at grief.

  • Crystal Clear

    It’s almost April, which means 4-20 is on its way, and most fellow marijuana enthusiasts know exactly what that means.

  • News Briefs

    Network outage overnight Thursday // Before Two-Spirit // Patio-smoking ban // Campus sustainability recognition award // Parking rate to increase by $1.50 // Green Drinks

  • Youth walk out for solidarity

    On March 14, Grant Park High School students and staff hosted a walkout in support of the students and victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla. 

  • Building community in the commons

    The WestEnd Commons, a part of the St. Matthews Non-Profit Housing Incorporation, is now located in the newly remodeled St. Matthew’s Anglican Church.

  • PROFile: Melanie Martin

    Melanie Martin, a professor of physics at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), has been teaching since 2004. 

  • Colloqui-what?

    This year is the 20th anniversary of the Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) colloquium at the University of Winnipeg (U of W).

  • Bear Clan Patrol covering more ground

    The Bear Clan Patrol is expanding to include different areas in Winnipeg. 

  • Calling in call out culture

    “You’re trash, human garbage.” I see these words, dehumanizing in any context, far too often on social media.

  • Overcoming academia

    No lecture prepared me for the shift from disillusioned academic to young working professional.

  • A Low Carbon Diet

    Winnipeg is a city that was built on the expectation of cheap and unlimited fuel and land spreading out over the prairie landscapes.

  • Stress

    A comic by Keegan Steele