Putting poutine in its place

You may have noticed that, for some time, there’s been a food truck parked on campus. A welcome relief from the unrelenting mediocrity of campus food services (though I’ve yet to actually see anyone buying poutine there), the Poutine King is inarguably an asset to life on campus.

The whole point of a food truck, however, is that you can park it anywhere; the specific spot the truck currently occupies is not only inappropriate, it is offensive. The truck should be moved – perhaps more importantly, whoever told it to park there should have known better in the first place.

Not on my campus

Not on My Campus collective Across Canada, many provinces and territories have prohibited tobacco sales at post-secondary institutions. It is surprising that the University of…

Bettering our campus

From Nov. 17-20, the fifth annual Canadian Conference on Student Leadership (CCSL) was held in Calgary, Alberta. I was one of the eight undergraduate students…

UMSU holds AGM

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) held their annual general meeting (AGM) on March 31 to discuss what UMSU has accomplished this year and…