Published January 18, 2018
Winnipeg exists in an odd cultural space; we’re self-deprecating but have fierce hometown pride.
We’re a little over halfway through the production year, but we’re not slowing down any.
Kent Davies is a campus staple at the University of Winnipeg. He’s worked on campus in a number of capacities over the years (including a four-year stint as the chair of the Mouseland Press’ Board of Directors, that oversees The Uniter).
ConfiDance // QTBIPOC Writing Workshop // CV2 Launch // Me We Everybody // Metal fundraiser
Big Fun Festival, a showcase of mostly local artists, is an incentive to get out of the house during the cold winter months.
On Jan. 24, Calgary’s FOONYAP (the stage moniker of musician Foon Yap) will grace the stage of the Ballroom to open Big Fun Festival with their vulnerable and mesmerizing experimental folk electronic music.
There is a stigma that People of Colour (POC) do not experience mental illness, according to NPR. At the same time, they are more vulnerable to the traumatic experience of racism.
The new year is a time when many people resolve to change their lifestyle for the better, often resulting in a pledge to lose weight. However, the correlation of weight loss with success is false and contributes to sizeist discrimination.
Undocumented explores forms and spaces that separate cause and effect, object and subject, self and other.
If your New Year’s resolution was to listen to more local shoegaze music, then your year is already off to a good start.
Womens March Winnipeg // Challenging white supremacy on campus // PACE Cultural Night // Paint Nite // Delayed sentences // Cut to grant program
“Only in Winnipeg can you open an ice cream shop in January,” ice cream enthusiast Peter Bjornson says.
In Manitoba, homicide rates have fallen but are still some of the highest in the country. 2016 saw Manitoba’s homicide rate fall from an average of 3.63 to 3.19 people per 100,000, second only to Saskatchewan’s, which was 4.69.
Juggling studies and the demands of being a parent can be a struggle. On-campus daycare can help parents with pick-ups and drop-offs and access to their children between classes.
Melanie Gregg is currently the chair of the kinesiology and applied health department at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). She says her main focus of teaching and research is in sports psychology.
People are getting “outed” all over the place. Winnipeg, among many cities, has “name your abuser” lists on Facebook and in bar bathrooms.