Volume 75, Number 06

Published October 22, 2020

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  • Silver linings

    As someone who rarely leaves the house these days, going for a COVID test felt like the biggest adventure I’d taken in months. 

  • Happy trails

    Staff photographer Keeley Braunstein-Black explores local hiking options in this week’s cover feature.

  • Critipeg: Gen:Lock

    Season 1 is available on RoosterTeeth.com

  • Arts Briefs

    Bîstyek // Mutual aid workshop // Reconciling Ways of Knowing // Pandemic’s Box Puppet Slam // LURE // Back in the Day

  • Supporting and encouraging emerging voices

    This fall, Lauren Carter starts her term as writer-in-residence at the Millennium Library.

  • Eating fresh when it’s freezing

    In our cold northern climate, getting fresh, local produce in the winter can be a challenge, especially in the downtown area.

  • In Place opens at the WAG

    The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s newest exhibit, In Place, draws from the gallery’s permanent collection and features artworks from 42 Manitobans, spanning from 1970 to today.

  • City Briefs

    Scares to stave off the existential dread // Waste Reduction Week reminders // Online poetry and prose reading // Learn about historical booze // COVID-19 freezes City inspections // Virtual convocation

  • Seeking space for a safer space

    Organizations like the Mount Carmel Clinic’s Sage House work to provide a variety of supports to cisgender and transgender women in the sex work industry. 

  • Psychoactive ethics

    New innovations in psychedelic research show that MDMA could be a promising remedy for those who live with PTSD and other trauma-related illnesses.

  • Campus Briefs

    Awards and financial aid // Student central // Student records // Student services

  • Levine and Cardinal to receive honorary degrees

    At the University of Winnipeg’s autumn convocation, on Oct. 22 and 23, honorary degrees will be conferred upon TV and film actor Tantoo Cardinal, along with historian and author Allan Levine.

  • Virtuosi cancels fall season

    Virtuosi Concerts, a classical music recital and chamber music series based at the University of Winnipeg, has been delighting Winnipeg audiences since 1991. 

  • Teaching during the pandemic

    When it comes to teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Davina DesRoches actively tries to be as understanding as possible under the current circumstances. 

  • Big win for Winnipeg students

    The life of a university student can be difficult and stressful. For students with Crohn’s and colitis, that struggle can be even more pronounced. 

  • Reading in colour

    The messages children are exposed to through books shape their ideas about themselves and others. 

  • There’s nothing magical about TERFs

    J.K. Rowling has a responsibility to do better, especially since her most famous novels are intended for young readers and preach ideas of love and acceptance. 

  • Horoscopes

    Scorpio season begins on Thursday, October 22, at 6:59 p.m. This marks the middle of the tropical autumn season in the northern hemisphere. Temperatures are locked in, unwavering. We are more determined and intuitive as a whole.

  • Ghosts hate snow

    An illustration by Talia Steele.