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Eye candy on campus

Treat your eyes to these sweet spots

What : Wheat-paste fox Where : Burrowed on the right side of Human Ecology What : Gallery of Student Art (GoSA) Where : University Centre What : Golem’s Pelt by Ben Bonner, Co-Winner of the 2009 Collaboration to Promote Art and Music Sculptural Experience Award Where : University Centre outdoor plaza What : Mural by […]

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Death in the age of social media

Deciding what happens to your data

It used to be that when preparing for your death, you would write a will to ensure your estate is handled how you want when you pass. Now, end-of-life preparation includes planning what will happen to your social media accounts. Earlier this year, Facebook rolled out the legacy feature, which enables users to select an […]

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Student group loses court challenge against Fair Elections Act

Canadian Federation of Students says act will disenfranchise students in federal election

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) lost a court challenge late last month that attempted to have the Fair Elections Act ruled unconstitutional in advance of the federal election – leaving many to wonder whether thousands of Canadian students will be disenfranchised by the legislation. The Ontario Superior Court defeated the injunction, which was requested […]

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Health and dental premium hike approved by student union

UMSU agrees to premium hike with StudentCare, Manitoba Blue Cross

Students at the University of Manitoba will be paying more for their health and dental insurance this year after the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) finished negotiations with insurance broker StudentCare and provider Manitoba Blue Cross for a new annual rate.

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Professors launch Truth and Reconciliation petition

Controversial views on residential schools not U of M consensus, say professors

Just in time for the federal election campaign, four University of Manitoba professors have launched a petition urging all levels of government in Canada to take concrete steps toward truth and reconciliation with indigenous people.

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Child mental health researcher gets funding boost from feds

Canadian Institutes of Health Research gives green light to child maltreatment research project

Three University of Manitoba researchers have become the recipients of over $3 million in health research Foundation Grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), providing long-term, stable support to top Canadian health researchers.

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