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YikYak reveals ugly side of social media apps on campus

Social media has been a part of campus life at the University of Manitoba for years – but some new apps are exposing the darker side of social media platforms that allow anonymous users to publicly mock and deride their fellow students.



Q&A with Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is a renowned autism and animal welfare advocate, and was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in…


Bill 18 divisive at legislature

Manitoba’s anti-bullying bill (Bill 18) has caused a debate within the province of Manitoba that is dividing, rather than uniting, citizens. Hearings discussing the bill…


Anti-bullying bill creates contention

A recent provincial bill, entitled “The Public Schools Amendment Act,” has several private and faith-based schools arguing that a clause touching on gay-straight alliances (GSA)…


Message of hope for LGBT youth

The “It Gets Better” campaign, which supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) youth, is reaching further with a video from the RCMP. RCMP officers…