Malak Abas


CASA presents at UMSU board meeting

Following a recent recommendation from the UMSU executive to join the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), an alliance delegation presented what it called “wins” to students at last week’s UMSU board meeting.


Education for all campaign stops at U of M

Among defederation concerns and a meeting from a competing student association just hours away, the Canadian Federation of Students convened on campus Thursday to spread the word about its “Education for All” campaign.


Second Indigenous admin steps down

U of M administrator Barry Lavallee made headlines last fall when he suggested U of M president David Barnard step down from his position citing issues of racism on campus. Months later, Lavallee has resigned from his position.



UMFA lines up to protest “closed” presidential search

More than two dozen members of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) lined up outside the U of M senate chambers today to protest what the association president called a “closed, secretive” process to find the next president of the university.




UMSU joins CASA mental health campaign

UMSU joined university campuses across Canada last week to foster awareness of mental wellness by taking part in the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) #StudentsLetsAct initiative.


Indigenous admin resigns citing lack of support

Mere months after the resignation of the U of M’s vice-provost of Indigenous engagement — who cited a lack of response on Indigenous issues by the school’s administration — another Indigenous member of the U of M has announced their departure.