Graphic by Kelly Campbell.

UMFM needs your support

As this paper hits newsstands, UMFM is in the midst of a referendum campaign to have their fees increased from $2.50 to $4 a semester….

Photo by Megan Colwell

Front and Centre: an elaborate fiction

The controversial fee hike motion recently passed by the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) council omitted three key words that might have killed the…

Graphic by Carolyne Kroeker.

Screaming back

As a female musician, I often feel as though I have to work twice as hard to be taken half as seriously in the music…

Photo by Carolyne Kroeker.

Strengthening student media

As of this past fall term, student fees paid to the Manitoban have gone up from $4 to $6 a semester. A proposal was put…

Graphic by Jondell Coombs

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right

It’s been a little over a year since the University of Manitoba announced that it would be trimming budgets by up to four per cent in order to square up a funding shortfall. This kicked off a series of protests featuring cooperation between the Canadian Federation of Students, the nascent Student Action Network (SAN), and other campus unions.

Graphic by Evan Tremblay.

Darkness in the City of Light

Paris has loomed large in my mind the past few months. In Paris, on Nov. 30, the COP21 climate talks will convene. These talks must succeed. If they do not then we do not have a snowball’s hope in hell of avoiding the worst, most catastrophic effects of climate change.

Graphic by Keegan Steele.

Off with our head

Watching Justin Trudeau and his 30-member cabinet being sworn in earlier this month, something struck me as extremely off-putting about the whole affair: the oath Trudeau and his ministers made to our head of state, the monarch of Canada, Queen Elizabeth II.