April 2011


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Using people as props

A rally was recently organized in Winnipeg in response to the Conservatives’ open courtship of what is too comfortably known as the “ethnic vote.” This…



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Interview with Rachelle Devine

University of Manitoba student Rachelle Devine is running for the NDP this federal election in the Kildonan-St. Paul riding of Winnipeg. “I had been thinking…


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Go Jets Go #6

While there’s been lots of rumours and speculation swirling about the return of the NHL to Winnipeg, I stand by the opinion that now that…


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Vote mobs inspire, mobilize youth vote

WATERLOO, Ont. (CUP) — Stemming from political commentator Rick Mercer’s call to action, 18 “vote mobs” of students encouraging youth to participate in next month’s…


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NDP 2011 Budget

Students and universities in the province of Manitoba should be happy with the provincial NDP’s 2011 budget. The budget will link the rate of tuition…


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Go Jets Go #5

With the NHL Regular Season finishing up this past weekend, things are about to heat up on and off the ice. Despite plenty of rumoured…


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The Stash Comes to Town

New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jack Layton was in town on April 5, stirring-up support at a rally near Selkirk ave. and McGregor, for the…


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Fighting dirty

Attack ads are a part of politics. Every campaign has featured negativity and this election is no exception. Every party wants to convince voters that…