November 2009

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Our own way to rock

Hello friends. I am here today to nominate a man of wealth and distinction for the position of chancellor of the University of Manitoba. I’ll…


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Bring it on

The same people that bitch and moan every time the price of fuel goes up continue to purchase gas-guzzling vehicles every time the price of…



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Poor going hungry in recession

This week, Food Banks Canada, the association of food banks across Canada, released its annual survey on food bank use in Canada. Hunger Count 2009…




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Praising or Hell-Raising?

It is widely accepted that absolutely everything on our 6000 year old earth derives directly from one of two superpowers – 1) God or 2)…


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UMSU notes

This past Thursday, UMSU held its bi-weekly council meeting in the UMSU Council Chambers. Of importance, the council heard from a possible candidate, Jason-Paul VanRooy,…


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More students willing to give carpooling a try

Although transportation energy consumption still remains an issue, it has led to an increased awareness of global warming and the importance of individual action. Carpooling…


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Board of Governors notes

The University of Manitoba Board of Governors met on Nov. 17. The board welcomed new member Andy Bonar, who has taken the position of Graduate…