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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…


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Re: Je ne suis pas Charlie

Letters published in the Manitoban are edited for spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Views expressed in the letters are those of the author and do not…


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Thank you, Margaret!

Letters published in the Manitoban are edited for spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Views expressed in the letters are those of the author and do not…



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Greek election result a wind of change

On Jan. 25, a political earthquake shook the European Union. The Greeks elected Syriza, a left-wing party. The newly-elected prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, won an…



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Re: UMGSA confusion

I would like to respond to an article in the Jan. 21, 2015 edition of the Manitoban titled “UMGSA confusion” by Ethan Cabel. The main…


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Clash of civilizations?

It is worth appreciating the immense outcry that has flooded the pages of broadsheets in the days following the senseless slaughter of satirists. A series…


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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…