Tom Ingram

Scrutinizing anti-anti-vaccination

Vaccines have been in the air recently. With the resurgence of anti-vaccination sentiment and the consequent outbreaks of diseases that had been largely forgotten in…


Masters of their domain

On Jan. 6, the Manitoban reported that the UMSU executive is withholding $640,000 in fees owed to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), the national…


The education shell game

The University of Manitoba is preparing for annual budget cuts of three to four per cent over the next two academic years. While the administration…



Someone’s looking at you

The field of benefit concerts and charity singles is dominated by one man: Bob Geldof, the Irish rocker who was one of the driving forces…


Stop the Cuts rally

On the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 27, hundreds of people gathered in the Engineering Atrium to rally against the proposed budget cuts at the University…



Against political hipsterism

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, a number of political tropes have renewed their currency. There has been an awful lot of talk…


Stop defining yourself

If you’ve read a newspaper, visited the airport, or looked at any of the University of Manitoba’s official literature, you’ve almost certainly seen the “Trailblazer”…


What holiday season?

As we begin to set up our non-denominational holiday trees and paint the words “season’s greetings” in our windows, we are about to be inundated…