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PROFile: Alberto Civetta
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Alberto Civetta is a professor who’s been teaching in the Department of Biology for the past 19 years. He is a pioneer in evolutionary genetics and originally from Argentina.

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Breaking Out of the (Polluted) Clouds of Anxiety
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The Amazon forest is burning. This isn’t a hoax, an alternative fact or an elaborate ruse.

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Disrupting narratives of the nuclear family
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The experience of growing up and coming into a sense of identity can be a jarring process fraught with turmoil – for some more so than others.

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Don’t fear! Volunteer!
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Here at The Uniter, we take our community obligations seriously. Those obligations include telling the stories that aren’t told elsewhere, but it also refers to our role as a learning paper. 

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Whose House? KC Adams’ House!
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“So, you’ve given up even before you started?”

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CRITIPEG: Asako I and II
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Asako I and II stars Erika Karata as Asako, a university student who meets a dreamy club DJ named Baku (Masahiro Higashide) at an art gallery in Osaka. After a brief but intense whirlwind romance, Baku disappears.

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FemFest provides a voice for all
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Theatre provides a great way to represent the different aspects of a community. With Winnipeg becoming more diverse, FemFest aims to do just that and more.

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National Gathering of Elders comes to Winnipeg
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Elders, the gatekeepers of Indigenous culture across Canada, joined together in an effort to pass down their wisdom to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups.

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Making sex scenes safe(r) for filmmakers
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Inclusive pornographer Kate Sinclaire will hold a workshop on filming sex scenes at the Winnipeg Film Group on Sept. 18. The workshop will address how to approach shooting intimate scenes.

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Rewriting the code
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Recent allegations of harassment and abuse in the gaming industry raise questions about how this reflects on Winnipeg’s local gaming industry and culture.

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Celebrating recovery
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People in recovery from addiction and mental illness are gathering at The Forks on Sept. 14. 

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The Uniter Speaker Series presents Zaki Ibrahim
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Music is a powerful and creative tool that can be used for social change and emotional confrontation. Zaki Ibrahim comes to Winnipeg on Sept.12 to share how her music embodies this and more at the upcoming Uniter Speaker Series.

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What just happened?
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With a provincial election behind us and a federal one fast approaching, it can be difficult to keep track of what has been promised by who in the past two weeks, let alone the many irregularities in this past provincial election.

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The gala with the gloves
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On Sept. 12, amateur and professional boxers will descend on the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre to raise money for charity in Melee Gala VII, hosted by the United Boxing Club.

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Campus safety concerns persist
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The University of Winnipeg (U of W), located in downtown Winnipeg, has been no stranger to serious security incidents in recent years.

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President and vice-chancellor delivers State of the University Address
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On Monday, Sept. 9, Dr. Annette Trimbee, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Winnipeg (U of W), gave the annual State of the University Address. 

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PROFile: Russell Mammei
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Russell Mammei is a tennis enthusiast who sure knows how to half-volley and serve with neutrons and protons. He joined the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as a research associate in 2012.

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Late-goal woes and glimmers of hope
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Late goals were a source of disappointment for the Wesmen women’s soccer team during last weekend’s season opening. The Wesmen dropped both of their games 3-1 and 4-0 to the Regina Cougars and Saskatchewan Huskies, respectively.

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Ethical conYUMption
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Any University of Winnipeg (U of W) student or staff who’s ever chowed down on a mushroom burger or pulled-pork poutine knows that plenty of thought and care goes into the food that’s served on campus. 

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Here we go again
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The new school year is a time of change for many students. It’s a time of change for The Uniter, as well. 

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Whose House? Melanie Bernadsky’s house!
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Located among busy streets, high-rise buildings and hasty crowds is Melanie Bernadsky’s flower abode.

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CRITIPEG: The Souvenir
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Writer-director Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir has many pleasures

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Leaving artists and students behind
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Manitoba Arts Council’s (MAC) new version of the Artists in Schools program rolls out this week.

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Fibre, family, fun
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Knitters, spinners and weavers unite to celebrate the Manitoba Fibre Festival from Sept. 13 to 14 at the Red River Exhibition Park.

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The essence of Rhye’s spirit
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On Sept. 15, Los Angeles-based, Canadian singer Michael Milosh leads Juno award-winning ensemble Rhye into their Winnipeg concert at The Garrick theatre at 7 p.m.

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Changing of the Guard
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Playwright Audrey Dwyer returned to her native Winnipeg this week to serve as Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s (RMTC) artistic associate. She joins Kelly Thornton on her first season as artistic director at RMTC. This is the first time in the history of RMTC that both positions have been filled by women.

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PROFile: Stephen Hayes
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Stephen Hayes’ involvement with the University of Winnipeg (U of W) dates back to 2002, when he started as a student. 

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Winterpeg in summer
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On Aug. 19, several hundred glaciologists (scientists who study snow and ice) gathered at the Fort Garry Hotel for the International Glaciological Society’s (IGS) Sea Ice Symposium. 

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Bus bargaining breakdown
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After almost nine months of negotiation, two days when bus fares were not being enforced and a rally, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505 (ATU) – the transit workers’ union for the Winnipeg area – might be giving the Canadian Union of Postal Workers a run for their money as the most-talked-about labour group in […]

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Fresh faces at the UWSA
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The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) is being led by a completely new slate of individuals for this upcoming year.

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Wesmen rookies and seniors team up for positive energy
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On Sept. 6, the Wesmen women’s soccer team will face off against the University of Regina Cougars for their first game of the regular season.

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Gently loved garments for sale
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In the present climate crisis, buying ethically made apparel can be an act of solidarity. Fast fashion and the relentless cycle of buying and throwing away clothes that wear out within the same year is not sustainable, nor has it ever been.

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We have fun here
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For a weekly paper, when we’re putting together an issue that will be out in the world for a full three months, it’s a big deal! The scope is wide, and we have a lot to tell you.

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2019 TD International Jazz Festival
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The countdown for the 30th edition of the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival has already started. The six-day festival begins on June 18 with an event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).

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Flatlander’s Beer Festival
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This year marks the 18th anniversary of the Flatlander’s Beer Festival, an event in support of the True North Youth Foundation.

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Summer festivals and sober joy
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Over the last year, I’ve been contemplating the distance between not drinking and being sober, and that gap shows up even more prominently when it comes to summer activities, especially festivals.

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Heart of the Nation Music Festival
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Ego Spank will play at Heart of the Nation.

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Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition
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The Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition, Manitoba’s only professional rodeo, has its roots in the town of Morris, Man.

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