Volume 74, Number 2

Published September 12, 2019

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  • Disrupting narratives of the nuclear family

    The experience of growing up and coming into a sense of identity can be a jarring process fraught with turmoil – for some more so than others.

  • Don’t fear! Volunteer!

    Here at The Uniter, we take our community obligations seriously. Those obligations include telling the stories that aren’t told elsewhere, but it also refers to our role as a learning paper. 

  • Whose House? KC Adams’ House!

    “So, you’ve given up even before you started?”

  • CRITIPEG: Asako I and II

    Asako I and II stars Erika Karata as Asako, a university student who meets a dreamy club DJ named Baku (Masahiro Higashide) at an art gallery in Osaka. After a brief but intense whirlwind romance, Baku disappears.

  • Arts briefs

    Begonia's Fear // SOS Fest at the Park Theatre // Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art AGM // WPW Don’t Be a Menace // Bar Mitzvah Boy at WJT //Dual book launch at McNally Robinson

  • FemFest provides a voice for all

    Theatre provides a great way to represent the different aspects of a community. With Winnipeg becoming more diverse, FemFest aims to do just that and more.

  • National Gathering of Elders comes to Winnipeg

    Elders, the gatekeepers of Indigenous culture across Canada, joined together in an effort to pass down their wisdom to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups.

  • Making sex scenes safe(r) for filmmakers

    Inclusive pornographer Kate Sinclaire will hold a workshop on filming sex scenes at the Winnipeg Film Group on Sept. 18. The workshop will address how to approach shooting intimate scenes.

  • Rewriting the code

    Recent allegations of harassment and abuse in the gaming industry raise questions about how this reflects on Winnipeg’s local gaming industry and culture.

  • Celebrating recovery

    People in recovery from addiction and mental illness are gathering at The Forks on Sept. 14. 

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Zaki Ibrahim

    Music is a powerful and creative tool that can be used for social change and emotional confrontation. Zaki Ibrahim comes to Winnipeg on Sept.12 to share how her music embodies this and more at the upcoming Uniter Speaker Series.

  • What just happened?

    With a provincial election behind us and a federal one fast approaching, it can be difficult to keep track of what has been promised by who in the past two weeks, let alone the many irregularities in this past provincial election.

  • The gala with the gloves

    On Sept. 12, amateur and professional boxers will descend on the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre to raise money for charity in Melee Gala VII, hosted by the United Boxing Club.

  • Campus safety concerns persist

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W), located in downtown Winnipeg, has been no stranger to serious security incidents in recent years.

  • President and vice-chancellor delivers State of the University Address

    On Monday, Sept. 9, Dr. Annette Trimbee, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Winnipeg (U of W), gave the annual State of the University Address. 

  • PROFile: Russell Mammei

    Russell Mammei is a tennis enthusiast who sure knows how to half-volley and serve with neutrons and protons. He joined the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as a research associate in 2012.

  • Halfway to Somewhere

    A few months ago, I sent a message to a high school best friend who I hadn’t talked to in more than five years. 

  • Late-goal woes and glimmers of hope

    Late goals were a source of disappointment for the Wesmen women’s soccer team during last weekend’s season opening. The Wesmen dropped both of their games 3-1 and 4-0 to the Regina Cougars and Saskatchewan Huskies, respectively.