Budget cuts

James Allum draws election fault lines

With a provincial election around the corner and the University of Manitoba facing a second round of cuts to its operating budget, post-secondary education funding is likely to be a contentious issue on the campaign trail.


Music students make some noise

Students from the Desautels faculty of music have approved a motion condemning recent budget cuts and calling on university administration to cancel currently planned reductions and restore funding to the faculty.




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…


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…


Point/Counterpoint: Budget cuts

Point: Unsustainable spending has made budget cuts necessary Over the course of the last few months there has been a rising chorus of voices calling…


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…