Maria Bowler


Point / Counterpoint

Point / Counterpoint is a platform in which two parties discuss pertinent cultural issues from opposing sides. It’s a real debate, and like any honest…


Pop personas

This spring, two of the world’s biggest pop stars release albums that tell us what we already knew: Britney Spears and Lady Gaga take different…



Five Questions

Five Questions is a continuing column in which we pose a different artist the same five crucial questions. One: The Manitoban: What substance or activity…


John Cage on the radio

The Komodo Dragon Show has been on the air on UMFM for over 10 years— same name, same host: the venerable Paul Von Wichert. Von…


Five Questions

Five Questions is a continuing column in which we pose a different artist the same five crucial questions. One: The Manitoban: What substance or activity…


Five Questions

Five Questions is a continuing column in which we pose a different artist the same five crucial questions. One: The Manitoban: What substance or activity…


Five Questions

Five Questions is a continuing column in which we pose a different artist the same five crucial questions. One: The Manitoban: What substance or activity…


Looking inside the anxious mind

“You know you’re being irrational, but you can’t stop your heart from racing,” says Lindsay*, a U of M student diagnosed with anxiety. “And if…