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Letter to the Editor

Cuts to GoSA necessary

UMSU executives attributed removal of the GoSA Coordinator position to unsustainable funding from the endowment fund. I would like to comment on the work of the UMSU Endowment Fund Board of Trustees to secure the fund’s future. Endowment funds are intended to create a long-term source of income for an organization. Funds that grow are […]

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University of Manitoba Comedy Night hits the Hub

Stand-up the newest themed-night added to the Hub’s weekly schedule

The Hub has started hosting an all-new comedy event every Monday night. The first Comedy Night, which took place Sept. 8, has been proclaimed a major success by the Hub’s staff and event organizers. Local luminaries in stand-up comedy Ben Walker and Ryan Ash are the organizers behind this event and will be hosting a […]

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The Manitoban – News Reporter (two positions) Position: Reporter Company: The Manitoban Salary: $120 biweekly About the position: Each news reporter will be responsible for providing fair and accurate coverage of campus, local, national and international events and issues. This position requires the ability to learn and adhere to a news-writing style, and a desire […]

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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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Player profile

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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Photo Credit Connor Wielgosz

The more you know about H2O

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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