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Loud in the Library 2018

University of Winnipeg Students' Association (UWSA) and The University of Winnipeg Library present Loud in the Library, which is a spoken word event hosted by the Students of Colour Collective (SOCC). There will be free refreshments, and it’s an open-mic format. The event will take place on Nov. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the University of Winnipeg library.

Youth Circle: Violence Against Women

Marilou McPhedran and the Manitoba Women 4 Women of South Sudan are hosting a youth circle on Violence Against Women. Topics will include what has happened in Parliament and what you think about it. The youth circle will take place on Nov. 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 129 Dagmar St. This event is part of the UN's 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

Your Winnipeg in 2030: Making Poverty History

The Winnipeg Foundation, in partnership with Make Poverty History Manitoba, invites the public to join an interactive vital conversation about envisioning a city without poverty. The keynote speaker will be Bishop Jane Alexander from EndPoverty Edmonton. There will also be a panel. The event is free and will take place on Nov. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Richardson College for the Environment & Science Complex.

Mellow Vélo Crafternoon

At this DIY art workshop, participants will make fun, unique creations such as jewelry, ornaments and key chains out of upcycled bicycle parts. Materials, tools and delicious snacks will be provided. Artists will be present to help teach basic jewelry-making techniques. The cost of the workshop is by donation, suggested from $5 to $20, and it will happen on Nov. 25 at The Wrench from 2 to 5 p.m.

Future Student Night 2018

All are invited to attend the University of Winnipeg's Future Student Night for an evening of interactive displays, campus tours and an opportunity to talk with deans, professors, current students and staff at UWinnipeg. It’s an evening for future students of any age and parents on Nov. 28 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
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Info session for Indigenous students in science

The Faculty of Science is hosting a lunch hour meet-and-greet for Indigenous science students. The event’s aim is to establish connections among Indigenous students who are majoring in science and to provide information about research-related programs and opportunities on campus. UWinnipeg faculty and staff are asked to share this information with students and encourage their attendance. The gathering will take place in room 3L08 at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

Published in Volume 73, Number 11 of The Uniter (November 22, 2018)

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