Volume 77, Number 01

Published September 8, 2022

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  • Familiar sights and sounds

    Papers rustling. Footsteps echoing through twisting hallways. Sleepy students sipping coffee on the escalator. It must be September at the University of Winnipeg again.

  • Building tenant power in West Broadway

    Like many who call West Broadway home, Samantha Smith loves the convenience of grocery stores within walking distance, bus routes in all directions and community services right outside her door.

  • Le Burger Week returns with new theme

    Running from Sept. 1 to 14, the 11th annual Le Burger Week is back with a plant-based twist. For the first time in its history, Le Burger Week is encouraging restaurateurs to try their hand with plant-based patties.

  • Indie comics step into the spotlight

    Small-press comic books will take centre stage at the fifth annual Prairie Comics Festival, which runs from Sept. 10 to 11 at the West End Cultural Centre.

  • Critipeg: Official Competition

    Although the Argentinian film Official Competition is billed as a comedy, there are some dramatic twists, and the story has a different ending than one usually associated with the comedic genre. 

  • Look on their works, ye Manitobans, and rejoice!

    For decades, Contemporary Verse 2 has positioned itself as a bastion of the poetry scene. The published poetry quarterly, headquartered in the ArtSpace building on Arthur Street, is the oldest of its kind in Canada.

  • Swimming in options

    The Canadian Red Cross swimming program famous for its collectible badges will soon come to an end, leaving many people feeling nostalgic and disheartened.

  • ‘A game-changer for me’

    A popular program for new runners returns to Winnipeg on Sept. 11.

  • A bare minimum

    This fall, Manitoba was on track to have the lowest provincial minimum wage in Canada – that is, until the provincial government made an announcement.

  • Working through eco-anxiety

    Many people are taught to plan only for the future. Where do you see yourself in five years? In 15? What’s not often discussed or prepared for, though, are the feelings of despair created by simply existing in the current world.

  • PROFile: ‘Art is what centres me’

    Cathy Mattes, associate professor in Canadian art history, talks about her Métis origins as she sits in her parents’ St. James home.

  • Eulogy for Howard

    On Aug. 18, Winnipeg’s university students and film fans alike were greeted by sad news. 

  • Campus briefs

    Undergraduate Add/Drop Period – Make your changes!// Study Skills Workshops: Advice & Tips for Academic Success// Student ID Cards// Wanted: Volunteer Notetakers// On a Waitlist? Check Your Webmail Every Day// UWSA’s Health Plan and U-Pass// Pay Tuition the Easy Way// Apply Now for Fall/Winter Awards// Use the myVisit App

  • White frenemy

    Let’s call him Tony. He called me a close friend. He was older, almost 40.

  • A misplaced morality in sports

    “No time period in baseball is clean,” Matt Snyder writes for CBS Sports.

  • Mercury goes retrograde in Libra

    Do your best to avoid jumping to conclusions or gossiping.