Don’t fear the shears!

cutting your own hair is tricky at best. Results can range from utter horror to sheer joyfulness. However, once you can master a few basic steps, you can mostly feel joyful about the results of your self-haircuts. The first time I cut my hair, it was on a whim. I was bored and impulsively took […]

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Joss Whedon and Scientific Facts

Super soldiers, neural radios, bio-monitored self-imprisonment and sleeper assassins. Sounds like a pretty good show, right? It was! I would love to tell you all about it’s freaky futuristic science and how closely it linked to actual technology that exists right now in real life. Many spoilers follow. Dollhouse was a short-lived science fiction action […]

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Tron­-sendent

Editor’s note: Some people on the Manitoban staff are really into the film Tron and its sequel Tron: Legacy. And by “into it” I mean, write its name all over their notebook, keep its picture in a locket, get sweaty and flustered when it’s mentioned kind of “into it.” An average film review just wouldn’t […]

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Can’tada

Canadians have a longstanding tradition of complaining passionately but privately about the country we love. We will suffer the future with the same grace that has weathered us through economic downturns of the past. Our polite acceptance is not necessary before our water, soil and air are contaminated with the results of European industry. The […]

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“The Freer the Markets, the Freer the People”

Libertarianism and communism are theoretical opposites with a lot in common. Both theories originate from a system of ethics, both involve massive societal change, and the only way either of them work is if they are more important than the people they’re meant to serve. Despite it’s status as an extreme political view, libertarianism has […]

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Bodies, the exhibition

We don’t get a chance to see something like this exhibit every day in Winnipeg. Our city is comparatively small, as are our venues. The temporary conversion of an abandoned building downtown by True North Entertainment in order to house the exhibition could be a step towards revitalizing the city’s core. BODIES has been championed […]

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“Yasmina’s Yatra” is a film to explore personal faith with

“I feel that, in many ways, North American lifestyle is a spiritual void. I think we need to work on discovering something greater, and share our investigations with each other,” said Ryan Klatt, a local artist and student at the University of Manitoba’s school of art. He recently explored this idea in a short-feature film, […]

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