February 2011

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Exchanging humble pie

The Bison men’s hockey team faced off against arch-rival Saskatchewan Huskies this past weekend and came away with a valuable split, solidifying their berth in…


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Smaller is better?

In comments made to the media last December by Lebron James, the Miami Heat star seemed to favour reducing the number of teams in the…


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Biggest show in the West

From Feb. 25-26, the Max Bell Fieldhouse played host to the Canada West track and field championships, as 256 of the top track and field…


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Go Jets go

Since 1996, the year Winnipeg lost its beloved professional hockey team, the most popular and polarizing topic of sports bar conversation has been: “Will the…


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Bison briefs

Basketball After securing their first playoff berth since the 2003-04 season on the strength of a 9-15 conference record, Manitoba was swept in the first…


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Political prisoner or thief?

On Dec. 27, 2010, Russian business oligarch, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and his business partner, Platon Lebedev, were charged with embezzlement and money laundering from Yukos Oil…


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Won’t somebody think of the children?

People are up in arms about a little known hallucinogenic herb called salvia divinorum. Local MP Shelly Glover recently made the announcement that the federal…


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Give Grandma a break!

Kyle Mirecki’s article “Here Comes the Boom!” (Feb. 16, 2011) argued that “with a growing number of seniors, a small birth rate, and with senior…



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Manitoban hockey pool

Greetings hockey fans! Whether you’ve officially entered the 2010-11 Manitoban Hockey Pool or just interested in keeping up with the goings on of the NHL…