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Bisons boot Wesmen back to downtown campus

University of Manitoba shuts out University of Winnipeg 2014 Duckworth Challenge opener

The University of Manitoba Bison women’s soccer team played host to the Winnipeg Wesmen this weekend in the first Duckworth Challenge event of the year. Last year, Manitoba dominated the Wesmen, winning every Duckworth Challenge between the two city rivals in all varsity sports. On Saturday the Bisons kept the streak against Winnipeg alive with […]

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Derek Dufault: A call to the herd

Dakota defensive lineman becomes youngest recruit in Bison football history

Sept. 1, 2014 will forever be a memorable date for Derek Dufault. It was on this day that the 16-year-old defensive end took the next step in his football career, verbally committing to play for the University of Manitoba. Eight days later, he signed his letter of intent, becoming the youngest player ever to commit […]

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Jayden McKoy and Trysten Dyce: Canadians in Kuwait

The two Bison football players share experiences in U19 World Championship

It was a very special summer for two University of Manitoba Bison football players. From June 29 until July 17, second-year defensive back Jayden McKoy and first-year receiver Trysten Dyce had the opportunity to represent Team Canada at the 2014 International Federation of American Football U19 World Championship. The 45-man roster was chosen from a […]

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“Home is where the heart is”

Bison football gets first win of season in home opener

Coming off a tough loss in Saskatchewan to start the season, the University of Manitoba Bisons returned home this past weekend and put on a show for the 6,435 fans in attendance. Manitoba was dominant in all three facets of the game, which led to a 42-16 victory. In a matchup that was billed as […]

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Sitting down with Bison goalkeeper Martina Arran

Martina Arran is a third-year player from La Salle, Manitoba in the faculty of agricultural and food sciences. She previously played for the St. Norbert Celtics, as well as Winnipeg South End United. This is her first year as starting goalie with the Bisons. Marti, as she is known, also organizes Bison Pride Fridays on […]

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Local siblings launch project supporting clean water access around the world

During the spring of 2013, 17-year-old student and Winnipegger Cole Wielgosz got the opportunity to travel to Kenya to help construct a school, as part of a volunteer trip with Me to We, which partners with the international charity Free The Children. Free the Children is an organization that has provided one million people around […]

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UMSU daytimers feature Refresh logo

UMSU distributes 15,000 daytimers which prominently feature Refresh’s branding

New UMSU daytimers prominently featuring the Refresh executive’s logo have been distributed to students by the University of Manitoba Students’ Union in University Centre as part of the start of a new academic year. The Refresh logo is displayed as the centre piece of the front cover of the daytimer, just above the UMSU logo. […]

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Frosh Fest’s second year sees increased ticket sales

Thousands attend UMSU’s Sunday concert

The second annual Frosh Music Festival took place this Sunday, Sept. 14 drawing thousands out to listen to electric dance music performances by DJ Tiesto, DJs Dzeko and Torres, and a variety of other opening acts. The Frosh Festival website’s main page boasts, “In its second year, Frosh Music Festival is one of Canada’s largest […]

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LGBTTQ* ally training certification workshop at capacity

UMSU-based sessions attract diverse participants in support of the LGBTTQ* community

The LGBTTQ* (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, queer, and other gender minorities and sexual orientations) ally training workshop, hosted by a collaboration of service groups from on and off campus, has reached its maximum number of participants. The Womyn’s Centre and Rainbow Pride Mosaic (RPM) worked together with the Rainbow Resource Centre to facilitate training, […]

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Buller Greenhouse opens to the public

New greenhouse manager institutes open door policy

Carla Zelmer, the new manager of the Buller Greenhouse, has created an open door policy for the facility. In previous years the greenhouse had remained closed other than to the department of biological science’s faculty members. But in an effort to increase access and revitalize the space, Zelmer is welcoming the public to come in, […]

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