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The threads that bind us

A multidisciplinary arts showcase, THREADS, will take place at the Graffiti Gallery (109 Higgins Ave.) on April 8. The event promises to celebrate Winnipeg’s art…


The lack of indigenous student engagement

Boozhoo, Waabishkigaabo nindizhinikaaz Biizu ndoodem, Wauzhushk Onigum Indoonji-baa. I am writing this article in response to there being no candidate to fill the Aboriginal student representative position on UMSU council during this year’s election. I hope to provide encouraging words for our current indigenous students who are thinking about getting involved, and for those who have no wish to be involved.


From Here & Away

“Here” means something different to every person. The way in which we interact and engage with our environment varies widely – sometimes so much so…


From subway car to skyscraper

Since its humble beginnings as graffiti plastered illegally on subway cars, public art has flourished from a nuisance into a means of community revitalization, and right…


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It takes a village

Chris Hearn, volunteer staff According to a statement made in mid-December by Canada’s Industry Minister James Moore, it is not the federal government’s job to…




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Local news briefs

Alternative Reading Week announces local partners Four Winnipeg agencies are partnering with the University of Manitoba Student Life offices and Students’ Union for this year’s…


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Occupy’s tired detractors

Maybe you’ve read your fair share of Occupy Wall Street articles in the last seven weeks; strap in for another. Since its inception on September…


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The Twelve Tribes

During last summer, I spent a lot of time travelling around the city exploring new places. One day I dropped by an organic food store…