Degrees

From University Centre to your plate

It is an exciting time for local food crop farmers and garden owners. Harvest season has arrived and farmers’ markets are flourishing with fresh produce…


‘World-class’ is going a bit far

In a full-page trumpeting of the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) executive’s accomplishments, UMSU president Jeremiah Kopp refers to the renovations begun and planned to the hallway on the third floor of University Centre as a “marquee, $1.4-million, world-class capital project.”

That’s the kind of hyperbole (some might call it bullshit) that makes me blush, and then write an article about it.


Your UMSU businesses

As a new semester gets underway, University Centre is a hub of activity. There are tables for student groups and companies trying to recruit new…




Food on Campus: Yum Yummm

Best soup Armark provides the best soup variety at their locations around campus (off the top of my head, the soup place in University Centre,…


International news briefs

Students distressed by NYPD surveillance Students at Columbia University, New York, are upset by under cover surveillance the New York City Police Department has been…



No more food for beer!

Degrees’ is currently going through the process of applying for a cocktail lounge licence so students will be able to purchase liquor without food. University…


Letters to the Editor

RE: What Is UMSU Smoking? (Oct. 13, 2010) I would like to applaud Spencer Fernando for his article in last week’s edition of the Manitoban….