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.

Consent culture caucus

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association and the Canadian Federation of Students, in coordination with their Consent is Mandatory campaign, will be hosting a panel…

MB Liberals vow to tackle student debt

Five months before Manitobans are set to cast ballots in the 2016 provincial election, the Liberal party has its sights set on student debt, announcing Thursday a plan to convert provincial student loans into non-repayable grants.

It’s no secret: students will change this election

Young people and students can drastically change the outcome of this federal election. The current government won a majority in the 14 closest ridings by only 6,201 votes. Just imagine what could happen if more young people voted and raised the issues that we care about.

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…

Masters of their domain

On Jan. 6, the Manitoban reported that the UMSU executive is withholding $640,000 in fees owed to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), the national…