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  • Campus briefs

    Tuition fees for Winter Term// Fall Term Grades// Spring Graduation// Study Skills Workshops// Webinar Wednesdays// UWinnipeg Award applications now open// Student ID Cards// Student Services goes remote// Klinic Health Services re-opens// Use the myVisit App

  • Building your CV with Classics and Crossings

    Students are often excluded from participating in many of the activities, events and accomplishments that are hallmarks of academic careers as academics themselves. But at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), there are initiatives trying to change that and engage undergraduate and graduate students as academics rather than assistants.

  • Restrictions, uncertainty and politicking

    Exactly one year ago, on Jan. 20, 2021, Joe Biden was inaugurated as the United States’ 46th president, succeeding Donald Trump. The 45th president’s tenure was a tumultuous time in American politics, which culminated with the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington, DC and Trump’s second impeachment for “incitement of insurrection.”

  • Two new Amazon warehouses in Winnipeg

    Amazon, the multinational tech company known for its e-commerce website, recently opened two delivery warehouses in Winnipeg. These stations, which became operational in December 2021, are located on Regent Avenue and Plymouth Street.

  • City briefs

    Vaccine walk-ins at RBC// Oral history overview// UWSA student space launches on Discord// nēhinawēwin launches in the App Stor// Sara Riel receives housing grant// UW alumni honoured by Government of Canada

  • Arts briefs

    In conversation with Maureen Gruben// Through and Through// Artist talk with Grace Nickel// Music, mavens and more// Pulling heartstrings at home// Winnipeg New Music Festival

  • Languages speak louder than barriers

    Communication is key to fostering relationships, establishing professional connections and for simple tasks like asking for proper directions to a destination. Learning a new language has become a necessity for many people living abroad, as well as an important means of expression for families with international backgrounds.

  • The curtains are up, and there’s no place to hide

    For many, post-secondary education is a pivotal time in one’s life – a time to make and learn from mistakes without fear of jeopardizing a career.

  • PCs just keep failing on healthcare

    On Wednesday, Jan. 19, Manitoba’s task force on the growing backlog of surgeries and diagnostic tests announced their plans to address this crisis. While it’s good that something is being done, it’s important to remember that this is a mess made by this government’s yearslong assault on healthcare.

  • There is a moon in Gemini tonight

    When the planet of communication appears to turn backward in the sky, it can mark a time of frustrating delays, or simply reflection.

  • New Year, Same Sh*t

    I was excited to nicely tuck away the “pandemic part” of my life away and go back to “normal.”

  • Student services

    Study Skills Workshops// Winter Term Add/Drop Period// Tution fees for Winter Term// Webinar Wednesdays// UWinnipeg award applications now open// Student ID cards// Student Services goes remote 

  • PROFile: Fundamental to Medieval Studies

    Although his speciality is medieval history, Jason Brown, instructor in the Department of Classics at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), has studied Latin extensively.

  • Regina’s u-turn on public delegations

    On Nov. 24, the City of Regina announced it would ban oral presentations by public delegations at city council meetings. However, during a Dec. 8 council meeting, the City reversed course, deciding to maintain the status quo.

  • From the campus to the community

    While rising COVID-19 case counts and cold temperatures had many Winnipegers keeping their social circles small during the winter holidays, the University of Winnipeg Students Association (UWSA) and Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre both held community outreach initiatives to spread some support.

  • Skiing is in season

    The seemingly never-ending COVID-19 pandemic has caused shifts in habits and “trends” (such as, most notably, homemade sourdough bread). Cross-country skiing has emerged as a very popular activity.

  • Dangerous sidewalks

    There is no question that Winnipeg is known for its winters. Winnipeggers acknowledge it as an unavoidable part of their existence and something to go through every year. This is what has led many to ask why the City of Winnipeg is so poorly prepared for winter.

  • City briefs

    Omicron gives winter term a detour// Biking on bodies of water// New scholarship supports students// Jordan Scott becomes new writer-in-residence// Have your say in Winnipeg’s financial future

  • Arts briefs

    The Trews at The Burt// Hoist exhibition at Platform Gallery// Comeback Kid releasing Heavy Steps// Honouring Cliff Eyland// Hone your grant-writing skills// Art exhibition expanded into podcast

  • PTE commissions portraits from young winnipeg artist

    Some artists take years to specialize in their field. Others pick up a pencil or a paintbrush and instantly feel a connection. Fourteen-year-old Essey Habtu has only been painting for the last couple of years but has already started to make a name for himself in Winnipeg’s arts scene.

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