Shawna Finnegan

Music to live for

The documentary Soundtrack for a Revolution tells the story of the American Civil Rights movement through the music sung at protests, during meetings and in…


Zucchini hummus wrap

Adapted from a recipe entitled “Hummus and Grilled Vegetable Wrap,” on Foodnetwork.com. Ingredients 4 flour tortillas 2 zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices 1 Tbsp…


Sustainable is Attainable

The recent Copenhagen Climate Summit proved that the Canadian government has almost no concern with climate change. But that doesn’t mean that we should all…



Under The Wire

Not sure whether to see Brooklyn’s Finest? Don’t worry — you’ve seen it before. The film is directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, Shooter) and…


Refusing to be a grown up

At the beginning of February, Carson Jerema, former Editor-in-Chief of the Manitoban, wrote an article for the Winnipeg Free Press criticizing students who choose to…


Starving will mess you up

The worst has happened. Jason Alexander is the new face of Jenny Craig. According to his Jenny Craig blog, Alexander decided to lose weight after…


Apple Cranberry Pear Crisp

Adapted from La Dolce Vegan by Sarah Kramer Filling: 1 cup frozen cranberries 2 medium apples, peeled, cored and chopped 1 pear, peeled, cored and…


Winter Cycling

I hate taking the bus. I absolutely despise it. I’ve lived in Winnipeg for 22 years and yet, no amount of Winnipeg Transit experience prepares…


Skating the river trail

It’s that time again. The holidays are over, Winnipeg is covered in several feet of snow and the deep-freeze has set in. We’ve got at…