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Two minutes for interference
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Another hockey season is underway, and, at least for the Winnipeg Jets, this year seems to be fraught with more drama than the last.

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They’re finally here
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On Sept. 17, 2019, Merriam-Webster added the non-binary pronouns “they”/“them” to the dictionary.

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Analog art’s not dead?
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With the increase in quality and affordability of digital media, many people working in film and music have pivoted away from physical media, opting to photograph or record digitally and to release through online streaming services. But analog art isn’t dead yet. 

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Celluloid, tape and newsprint
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In 2019, virtually any kind of art can be accessed via smartphone. Whether streaming music from Spotify or films from Netflix, it’s easy to feel like physical media is a thing of the past.

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Whose House? Ariel Gordon’s House!
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Writer and publicist Ariel Gordon sees the world through the writer’s lens.

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CRITIPEG: Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain
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Though often abstract and full of hidden meanings, art is also beautiful and meaningful in its simplest forms, which is something that Lucille Kim captures in Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain.

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Happy Independence, Nigeria!
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The Nigerian Association of Manitoba Incorporated (NAMI) will celebrate Nigeria’s independence with the entire Winnipeg community in mind.

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Shades of Gray
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The Winnipeg Public Library’s new writer-in-residence is taking appointments as of Oct. 1.

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‘Because if the women don’t find you handsome’
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Red Green returns to Winnipeg for his “This Could Be It” tour

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Nuit Blanche 2019
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Photos from Nuit Blanche 2019.

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PROFile: Jeff Billeck
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Jeff Billeck joined the University of Winnipeg (U of W) in 2008 as an athletic therapist. 

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A few steps forward, a few steps back
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As of Sept. 1, Mifegymiso (also known as “Mife”), a pill that allows people to end a pregnancy within the first 10 weeks, is covered by Manitoba Health and free.

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Providing space to Create
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With the launching of the Create chapbook, incarcerated women in the Women’s Correctional Centre (WCC) are being given a voice and the ability to add “published poet/writer/artist” to their lists of accomplishments.

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Climate Strike 2019
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Photos from the 2019 Climate Strike.

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Climate First Tour Comes to the University of Winnipeg
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On Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., prominent Canadian activists Stephen Lewis and David Suzuki will speak at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as part of their Climate First tour. This national tour’s Winnipeg event is presented in conjunction with the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series.

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University of Winnipeg professor shortlisted for major literary prize
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Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills, associate professor of English at the University of Winnipeg, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Her memoir Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related is among five finalists for this prestigious $60,000 prize.

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The faces of Justin Trudeau
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Anyone who’s turned on a phone or the radio within the past week has probably heard about the photos of Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau wearing blackface and brownface.

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Juice Journal launches its 2019 anthology
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Juice Journal launches its 19th edition of the University of Winnipeg (U of W) literary journal on Oct. 7.

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Talkin’ ‘bout together now
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Collaboration is key.

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Whose House? Evan Quiring’s House!
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“I really like writing. I like telling stories.”

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CRITIPEG: Ad Astra
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It’s long been a tradition for celebrated filmmakers, especially those who typically avoid genre work, to make a science fiction film at some point in their career.

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The meaning behind clothing
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The popular saying “dress to impress” can imply that spending large amounts of money on clothing will ensure success and approval. But this is not always the case.

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There is more to superheroes than Superman
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The comic industry has become a multi-billion-dollar juggernaut with numerous successful film adaptations and television shows.

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On Records & Resilience
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For Greg Tonn, owner of Winnipeg’s premier vinyl destination Into the Music, staying afloat in the digital age is all about adaptability.

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Running for awareness and community
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On Sept. 22, the Red Ribbon Walk and Run was held in Vimy Ridge Park.

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‘For whom have we been planning?’
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How a city is planned can say a lot about the priorities of a municipal government.

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Volleyball teams gearing up for the season
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With the volleyball season approaching, both University of Winnipeg Wesmen teams are playing in preseason tournaments later this month.

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PROFile: Kimberly Buffie
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“I wouldn’t change a thing about my job. I love what I do,” Kimberly Buffie, who’s been a chemistry instructor for 16 years at the University of Winnipeg, says.

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’Life-changing‘ exchange programs offered
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The University of Winnipeg (U of W) is hosting an outbound exchange information session on Monday, Sept. 30 from 12:30 to 2:10 pm in room 2M70. This is an opportunity to learn about what the university offers for students looking to study abroad for a portion of their degrees.

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City roots
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A few years ago, while working as a research assistant, I stumbled upon a photo of an early version of the St. Boniface Cathedral and the Grey Nuns’ convent. My first thought was: Where are all the trees?

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‘Deeper than knives’
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I was 12 years old when a man leaned across the cab of his red pickup truck to yell something I couldn’t quite make out. I might not be able to specify what he said, but I remember the way he slowed down in the middle of St. Mary’s Road to leer at me.

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The kids are (not) alright
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Winnipeg’s long, proud history of striking has been inherited by a new generation of organizers, leaders, and rebels: students. K to 12 students, more specifically.

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Hope, apathy and forest fires
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Manitobans are currently sandwiched between provincial and federal elections. 

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Whose House? Cairn Moore’s House!
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“Theatre is the most powerful way to change the world.”

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Because We Are Girls
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The first feature film by documentarian Baljit Sangra, Because We Are Girls is an examination of how the devastating effects of sexual abuse can cross generations, cultures and continents.

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’A novel instead of a magazine’
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Winnipeg-based trio Casati’s effortless harmonies and rich chords stray from traditional jazz and folk music. It’s a shift away from tradition that traces the group’s journey towards a new, inviting sound.

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Something Lindy this way comes
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On Friday, Sept. 20, author Lindy West will speak at Knox United Church as a fundraiser for the Women’s Health Clinic (WHC).

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Blending food, community and culture
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Large ethno-cultural events such as Folkarama provide people with an opportunity to interact with different cultures, but sometimes it can be the small and sweet (and savoury, in this case) events that create a lasting impact.

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