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UMSU needs a strategic plan

What will the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) look like in 10 years? Five years? Next year? We don’t know because UMSU has no…



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Advocating for students

Earlier this academic year there was a fleeting debate in the Manitoban on the role of student unions in connection with political advocacy. Since that…


Graphic by: Evan Tremblay, staff

Being alone

This was originally going to be a very negative article about the students camping outside of University Centre for 5 Days for the Homeless. I…


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An epistle to the arts

I must begin with an apology For my utmost and true sincerity. My mind is at the mercy of my pen, (A weakness for the…


Photo: Dana Hatherly

Leave us alone

Bannatyne is not Fort Garry. While this statement is self-evident, it is not always so to the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU). The most…


Photos: Chantal Zdan and Carolyne Kroeker

Whose student experience?

Another UMSU election has come and gone. As tradition requires, students were bombarded with the fresh, enthusiastic faces of two different slates running to provide…


Photo: Carolyne Kroeker

Why student politics matter

This year’s election for the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) executive had a different character than usual. There was a sense that the stakes…


Graphic by Evan Tremblay.

A higher empathy

Vincent Li has been a household name for years now, and has been the source of much debate in Manitoba, and all across Canada. In…


Graphic by Evan Tremblay.

Leave the tweets out of it

Shortly after Christopher Bélanger confirmed his candidacy for the position of vice-president internal of the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU), a set of screenshots…