The Manitoban


Grad student paper to disband

The University of Manitoba Board of Governors held a meeting Jan. 30 where, among other motions, the University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMGSA) carried…


Shoot your shot

With the 2015-16 publication year and my time at the Manitoban both coming to a close, now seems as good a time as any to…


LettersToTheEditor

RE: Strengthening student media

Kudos to Craig Adolphe for so frankly and compellingly making the case for the value of a sustainable and independent student media outlet (Strengthening student…


Manitoban newspaper

Strengthening student media

As of this past fall term, student fees paid to the Manitoban have gone up from $4 to $6 a semester. A proposal was put…



The sound of campus radio

Any undergraduate or graduate students interested in student and community media should be happy to know that the Manitoban is not alone on campus. For…


Weighing in

Over the last month we’ve been hard at work on the back end of our website. Among other things, we have switched to a new web host that provides a better service than we were previously getting. The Manitoban’s web traffic has grown by an order of magnitude in the last few years and we’ve become too big for the space we had at the old host.


No Picture

Thanks

I did not want to write this. The first draft was a rant, an unmitigated calling out of the administrators of various organizations in the…


Against political hipsterism

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, a number of political tropes have renewed their currency. There has been an awful lot of talk…