Volume 78, Number 08

Published November 2, 2023

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  • Salute to a local legend

    On Oct. 30, CBC Manitoba meteorologist John Sauder announced that he will soon be retiring.

  • Breaking down barriers to trans healthcare

    “On a scale from zero to 10, where zero is being a woman and 10 is being a man, how much do you feel like a man?”

    This may sound like a question ripped from the pages of a teen magazine or an online quiz, but, until recently, it was one of the first questions encountered by many patients of the Trans Health Klinic, the only dedicated provider of transition-related healthcare in Manitoba for patients over the age of 14.

  • Ska in the spotlight

    When Greg Crowe co-founded ska group Whole Lotta Milka in 1992, the band members “didn’t even own an amplifier.”

  • Here comes a regular

    The atmosphere at Supercaffeinated and Primo’s Deli, located in the Good Will Social Club, stands in stark contrast to the ubiquitous look of typical third-wave coffee shops, characterized by minimalism and pastels. Supercaffeinated is darker, louder and, frankly, more fun.

  • Pulling (and slamming) the strings

    All work and no play can turn the best a bit dull. A local puppet collective hopes to give grownups the gift of fun with the help of marionette controllers and a little imagination.

  • Vibrant matter

    In a dreamy and ambiguous landscape, iridescent amoebas surround the ruins of obsolete electronics. Brilliantly coloured fungal growths cling to the edges of discarded circuit boards.

  • Critipeg: Vampyre Year

    Released Oct. 13 on House of Wonders Records

  • Arts Briefs

    Peaceful reflections @ cre8ery // MAWA reading group // Talking architecture // Celebrating Manitoba country // they tried to bury us // Coup de Coeur Francophone

  • City Briefs

    Supervised consumption sites // Gallery 1C03 hiring three // Manipulating the Message launch // Provincial family-doctor shortage // New bike-registry proposal // A short-term solution

  • Safety concerns among Jewish and Muslim campus groups

    Some University of Winnipeg (U of W) students from the Jewish and Muslim communities feel it’s important to use their privilege to stand against the oppression of Palestinians and Israelis caught in the current Israel-Gaza conflict.

  • Random shootings raise questions of safety

    Recent shootings in Winnipeg are concerning but do not put the wider community at risk, Dr. Marta-Marika Urbanik, an associate professor of sociology and criminology, says.

  • Elaine Herrera, mathematics instructor

    Elaine Herrera, a mathematics instructor at the University of Winnipeg, knows some people find her subject intimidating.

  • Campus Briefs


  • Examining the English language

    “How many languages you know, that many times you are a human being.”

  • Is the truth out there?

    While conflict in the Gaza Strip intensifies, media outlets have begun to highlight the new form that information warfare has taken.

  • Horoscopes

    The sun faces off with Jupiter on Friday, November 3, at 1:02 AM, revealing our ideals.