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  • Bring your sweet tooth, Winnipeg!

    Winnipeg VegFest, which has brought its annual vegan food festival to local restaurants since 2016, wants the city to indulge its sweet tooth. VegFest’s second annual all-vegan dessert festival, Sugar Rush!, runs from June 18 to 25 at participating locations across Winnipeg.  

  • Campus briefs

    Student Services Transitioning to In-Person Service// Use the myVisit App// Klinic Health Services// Spring Term Registration// End of Winter Term + Make-up Days// Winter Term Exams// Study Skills Workshops – Spring Term

  • Nihilism isn’t activism

    There was a minute when it seemed like my Twitter feed was filled with jokes about the climate crisis.

    I saw one about kids not needing to think about what they’re going to be when they grow up, because surely by then there won’t be a society or future for them.

  • City briefs

    In-person graduation is back// Composting gets cash influx// Understanding C-11// Honouring Eishia Hudson// UW prof receives funding boost for space research// Public health directed by private interests

  • Setting a bad precedent

    More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, two things are still true: we live in unprecedented times, and we are tired of hearing “we live in unprecedented times.” Another truism – despite attempts by government officials to suggest otherwise – is that the pandemic is far from over and still claiming many lives.

  • Who represents you?

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) general election has attracted scandal for the past three years, and the 2022-2023 general election was no different.

  • Pairing ‘emerging’ with ‘experienced’

    For performers, actors and musicians alike, the work lifestyle depends on getting the next gig. There’s an uncertainty inherent with these career paths that has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Arts briefs

    APTN: DJ Burnt Bannock// Astral Zeneca at Park Alleys// The art of walking// Folk Fest to announce 2022 lineup// Neuro-Hilarity// Manitoba Remembers: A COVID Elegy

  • Critipeg: ‘We are not ruined’

    In an interview for Ric Burns’ New York (1999), urban theorist Marshall Berman discusses the role of graffiti and hip-hop in 1970 and 1980s New York. Berman refers to these forms of expression as proverbial rainbows cutting through New York’s then bleak and derelict landscapes.

  • Social media cultivates musical connections

    While established artists benefited from record-breaking streams and online concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreaks, budding musicians had to find ways to reinvent themselves.

  • Back at it again

    After two years of sitting on the edge of their seats, waiting to hear whether or not they could be hosted in person, festivals all over Winnipeg will finally return.

  • Social diagnosis

    Since TikTok’s rise in popularity, many have applauded the algorithm that feeds viewers content tailored to their interests. With more popularity comes more content covering different topics and specialists who have found a space to educate others, including through videos talking about mental health.

  • The age of uncertainty

    Every year, we choose a theme for our Urban Issue through which we will examine the topics, people and forces that confront Winnipeg and Winnipeggers. This year, our theme is “The Age of Uncertainty.”

  • Campus briefs

    Spring Term Registration// Webinar Wednesdays// End of Winter Term + Make-up Days// Winter Term Exams// Study Skills Workshops – Spring Term// Use the myVisit App// Klinic Health Services

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Touchdown for Khan

    Fort Whyte voters took to the polls on March 22 to elect former premier Brian Pallister’s replacement.

  • City briefs

    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

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