Volume 75, Number 04

Published October 1, 2020

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  • Asking for Help

    Even if many people find it difficult to ask for help, one silver lining of this difficult moment is that people and organizations are making it easier to find help when you’re ready to ask.

  • Round Up: 2SLGBTQIA+ Winnipeg

    Openly queer businesses and explicitly queer-friendly spaces have come a long way. Among the many queer-led initiatives and businesses, here are a few newer or less-heard-of ones to celebrate.

  • Critipeg: Philip’s Apocalypse

    “FIRE”, Available at pastbedtimestudio.com

  • Arts Briefs

    Flannery O'Connor at Cinematheque // Decolonizing Lens // Leah Gazan and Sid Frankel // Nuit Blanche 2020 postponed // Artist talk with Katherine Boyer // Speaking Crow

  • Safe, spaced and sound theatre

    Blink, a new theatrical collaboration between Walk and Talk Theatre Company and One Trunk Theatre, is a new science fiction comedy-drama, which will be read by actors who will be accompanied by live and pre-recorded sound effects at the West End Cultural Centre for a two-day run. 

  • This has been brewing for long enough

    Two years after the Not My Stella’s platform was created on Instagram highlighting worker complaints against Stella’s management, the local restaurant chain is in hot water again.

  • Finding light in the dark

    Hugh Conacher, a theatre designer and photographer, has had no work since March, but has continued to make art on his own dime. Like many arts and culture workers, he has lost multiple contracts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • And the winner is… Manitoba

    Out of 24 artistic and six industry awards announced on Sept. 25 at the Western Canadian Music Awards, Manitobans came out on top, winning 11 and six awards, respectively, the most of any province.

  • City Briefs

    Observing Orange Shirt Day remotely // End of intermission // Virtual panel on Gandhi and business ethics // Collection begins // The return of on-campus art // New way to shop from home arrives in Winnipeg

  • Supporting seniors of today and tomorrow

    On Thursday at noon, the Manitoba Health Coalition will host a virtual event through their Facebook page to call for the establishment of a Manitoba Seniors Advocate.

  • Propagating self-care

    To celebrate World Mental Health Day, Winnipeggers can reward themselves with a complimentary free plant on Oct. 10.

  • Campus Briefs

    Academic and Career Services // Accessibiity Services // Awards and Financial Aid // Student Central

  • UWSA byelection underway

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association’s byelection nomination period has been underway since Sept. 28.

  • Mining towns and domineering corporations

    “I’ve always felt as if a corporation should not run a community.” 

  • Steps toward inclusivity

    By simply allowing ourselves to open our social circles to people we may not normally interact with, we can begin to close this gap, aiming to eradicate the idea of the “other” from our societal conscious.

  • Privacy in clinics could be improved

    It is easy to be filled with a sense of apprehension when the need to seek medical attention arises, especially considering what often feels like a lack of privacy in public waiting rooms. 

  • Horoscopes

    On Thursday, October 1, at 5:05 p.m., there is a full moon in Aries! While we’re in Libra season, relationships are highlighted. The moon’s opposition with the Libra sun shows how we as individuals are affected by the energy of our relationships. This is a time to assume independence and seek strength in the face of any interpersonal dynamics that are a drag. 

  • Postmodern Prof

    A comic by Charlie Morin

  • The Zodiac as Squash

    An illustration by Talia Steele