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Je ne suis pas Charlie

When I heard about the attacks in Paris last week, I was shocked and horrified. I sunk into my seat in grief as a CBC…


Graphic: Evan Tremblay

Satire and images

We’ve all heard some variation of it by now: “Of course I believe in freedom of speech, but…” In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo…



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Beyond the evil

Pakistan is in the headlines once again. On December 16, 2014, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, a notorious terrorist group, launched a deadly attack on a school killing…


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Letter to the editor: UMSU on cuts

University of Manitoba students, The University of Manitoba administration has recently announced that cuts will be made in the upcoming budget. We would like to…



Graphic by Justin Ladia

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…


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Appreciating Marshall McLuhan

In its hundred-year history, the Manitoban has been the first step on the way to a professional career for numerous writers. But there is one…


Graphic: Bram Keast

Responding to Poloz

Last week Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank of Canada, said to a House of Commons committee that out-of-work students should work for free to…


Graphic by Keegan Steele

Attendance policies harmful

In my first year at the University of Manitoba, I encountered something I had never imagined before. On arriving at my first English class and…