Volume 76, Number 23
Published March 31, 2022
Inflation vs. students
Russia’s war in Ukraine has caused massive global impacts. In retaliation against Russia, many countries have stopped importing Russian oil. As such, many different industries are affected, causing a ripple effect throughout different economies.
Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Academy Awards this past weekend, but I don’t want to talk about that.
Radio is alive with a podcast flare
Although there has been a shift from the conventional format of short talking segments in between songs, radio hosts say working behind the mic is even more exciting nowadays with the rise of social media and the podcast era.
What’s on your back?
Shifting to sustainable fashion can feel intimidating. This phrase is often associated with expensive clothing, items that might not represent one’s personal style or pieces that fail to reflect current trends. This could not be further from the truth.
Lights, camera, action
With the COVID-19 pandemic making it hard for local filmmakers to exhibit their work, the Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) decided to share the backlog of Winnipeg-based productions through their members’ screenings. The first screening took place on March 19, and the following two will happen on April 2 and 22.
Origin stories: James Peebles
Former Winnipegger and astrophysicist James Peebles recalls receiving a 5 a.m. phone call from Stockholm back in 2019. The call informed him he was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics.
MCO announces spring concert// Vintage, handmade and more// Harry Manx at the WECC// A jam session for a good cause// Mahogany Frog releases new album// Art Talk: The Photograph as Art
Keeping up with the geography theses// Energy and the road to net-zero// No more daily data// Transit app making maiden voyage// Summer convention in person again// Whale watching on the web
Touchdown for Khan
Fort Whyte voters took to the polls on March 22 to elect former premier Brian Pallister’s replacement.
Fighting for transparency with freedom of information
Research comes in many forms. The Prison Pandemic Papers are about as form-based as it gets.
The Prison Pandemic Papers research project used freedom of information requests and data science to obtain information about the state of COVID-19 in prisons over the course of the pandemic from provincial and federal bodies.
New semester, new president
University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will enter the spring semester with a new university president and vice-chancellor as Todd Mondor begins his five-year term. The U of W announced Mondor’s appointment on Nov. 23, 2021.
Flag-raising and fee-waving
Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine is having repercussions around the world. In addition to this crisis’ significant geopolitical and economic impacts, governments, businesses and other institutions are adapting to the new international order. This is especially the case in Canada, where most people are generally pro-Ukrainian.
PROFile: Adopting Indigenous philosophy
Prior to completing her PhD, Romanow finished a master’s in economics and then worked with a tribal council on economic development. From there, she went into consulting with First Nations in Manitoba and across Canada.
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Recently, I took one of my procrastination plunges into YouTube and watched the latest video from my favourite channel, Oh Stephco!
In it, Stephanie, a Black woman in her late 30s, gives frank and funny anecdotes about navigating a world that does not always value her.
To post or not to post?
Growing up, social media was new and something fun to do. It was a way for people to see what another person’s life was like through the screen of a phone.
Many people have now made careers out of social media. Some of these positions include work as social-media managers, communications coordinators, YouTubers or influencers.
My future career hasn’t been invented yet
My father always told me to pursue whatever I was passionate about, because my future career hadn’t been invented yet. This advice is a clear product of the world my father inhabited. He grew up as a farmer in the 1970s and went to a free college to study computer networks just in time to get a career in the booming tech scene of the ’90s.
Crispy fried mushrooms
These mushrooms are so flavourful and crunchy!