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  • Campus briefs

    FINAL WITHDRAWAL DATE (FALL/WINTER TERM) // READING WEEK // MONEY TALKS // WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS // UPDATE YOUR PERSONAL INFO AT STUDENT CENTRAL // SPRING TERM REGISTRATION // FINAL WITHDRAWAL DATE (WINTER TERM) // GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES BURSARY

  • City briefs

    Women’s Memorial March // Next-generation 911 // City to close public pools // Supervised consumption sites in review // Indigenous Wellness centre opening soon // Five suspicious deaths in Carman

  • Dr. Keisean Stevenson, chemistry instructor

    Dr. Keisean Stevenson, a chemistry in- structor at the University of Winnipeg, has a deep-rooted connection to the Caribbean, where he spent his formative years in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

  • Record drug bust amplifies need for social supports

    The largest drug bust in Prairie history is highlighting the local need for more drug-addiction and social supports in Manitoba.

  • Edmonton city hall shooting calls security into question

    Winnipeg city councillors are calling for increased security after a man fired gunshots and threw a Molotov cocktail from the second floor of Edmonton’s city hall on Jan. 23. No one was physically injured during the incident.

  • Arts briefs

    A dark day for the arts // A flurry of laughs // A dance double-feature // A concert in the sky(walk) // An intuitive art exhibition // A call for Prairie art books

  • Please read responsibly

    In order to write the news, you also have to read the news.

  • Campus briefs

    MONEY TALKS // WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS // CAREER CHATS ON INSTAGRAM // FINAL WITHDRAWAL DATE (FALL/WINTER TERM) // WINTER TERM READING WEEK // SPRING TERM REGISTRATION

  • A tale of two sports cities

    On Jan. 31, Winnipeg Blue Bombers fans were greeted by a cryptic Instagram post showing a fur coat and cowboy hat hanging on an armoire. The only word in the post was “soon.” Bomber fans knew this could only mean one thing.

  • The changing nature of education

    Every year, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) welcomes more than a thousand new students. For students, starting university can signify a new chapter filled with glee. For institutions, these are fresh minds to educate.

  • Farm, table, landfill

    As the total at the grocery register seemingly climbs every week, many Canadians are looking to save money however they can. Buying discounted food close to its expiration date could help shoppers avoid sticker shock while even unintentionally reducing carbon emissions.

  • Dr. Tabitha Wood, associate dean of science and associate professor of chemistry

    Dr. Tabitha Wood, the associate dean of science and an associate professor of chemistry at the University of Winnipeg, didn’t discover her interest in the subject right away.

  • Nine Indigenous faculty members to join the U of W this summer

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) is in search of nine Indigenous academics to add to their faculty as of July 1.

  • City briefs

    Celebrating Black history // Wesmen basketball team rankings // Illegal border crossing leads to arrest // Métis crafting session // Gillingham to give state of the city address // Debates about library space

  • GET ME OUT OF HERE!

    Most Manitobans know the frustration of being stuck after a snowstorm or being stranded with a dead battery. One local group hopes to ease that stress and give people a boost.

  • Bogus budget

    On Feb. 7, Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham released the city’s preliminary budget for 2024 to 2027. Frustratingly, it’s the work of a city hall still dedicated to protecting the interests of wealthy property owners at the expense of the poor and working-class people who actually need help.

  • Campus briefs

    MONEY TALKS // WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS // CAREER CHATS ON INSTAGRAM // STUDY ABROAD – FALL/WINTER 2024-25 // FINAL WITHDRAWAL DATE (FALL/WINTER TERM) // READING WEEK

  • City briefs

    Free provincial park entry // March for Afolabi Opaso // Feasibility of landfill search // River trail closes again // Largest seizure of meth reported in Prairies // U of W hiring more Indigenous faculty

  • Dr. Bev Fredborg, psychology assistant professor

    As a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in trauma and emotion regulation, Dr. Bev Fredborg, an assistant psychology professor at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), is well aware of current social-media trends involving mental-health advice – and misinformation – about trauma.

  • Manitoba gets its first Indigenous Protected Area

    Manitoba is establishing its first Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) in the northern part of the province, a big step forward in conservation and reconciliation efforts with Indigenous Peoples.

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