August 2011

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Communication overrated

I have often found myself regarded with scepticism by male friends and colleagues as I explain my distaste for the current trendiness of yoga tights…


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Asper family matriarch dies at 78

Ruth ‘Babs’ Asper, the matriarch of the prominent Asper family, died suddenly on Saturday July 30 at the age of 78. She was the wife…


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An exchange of ideas

It’s an investment of a different kind for a select group of undergraduate students at the U of M’s Asper School of Business. In a…


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U2011 wants you to vote

U of M political science professors Jared Wesley and Andrea Rounce, along with a group of student volunteers, are taking action to promote knowledge and…



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August local briefs

Proactive anti-gang strategy announced On Aug. 3 federal Public Safety Minister, Vic Towes, announced $928,000 in federal funds, which will go toward helping keep at-risk…


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Vote mobs ineffective

Being a kid is fun. You get to run around and play games, you don’t have many responsibilities and you get to feel like you…


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Professor recognized for LGBT activison

University of Manitoba law professor, Karen Busby, was inducted into the Canadian LGBT Human Rights Hall of Fame (Q Hall of Fame) in Vancouver last…