2008.04

April 2008

"I was introduced as follows: 'We will hear first from
Barry Campbell, MP for St. Paul's, who will get us off.'"
-- Barry Campbell, in Darkness Visible."

Latrine Graffiti, Kuwait and Afghanistan

Latrine Graffiti, Kuwait and Afghanistan

American soldiers’ restroom graffiti in Afghanistan and Kuwait
Shopping for a Marriage
First place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
Opera
Book Review: Orphic Politics
Death on the Installation Plan
“We’ll consider your contract fulfilled in the event of your death.”
Riel’s Prophecy
The new confidence of Aboriginal theatre
How The North Was Won
The western rides its comeback into Canada
Salt Spring Island Lamb
Third place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
Unsafe Practices
Can the Masai reconcile tradition with the realities of HIV?
Michael Pollan: Q&A
The Walrus’s book blogger Jared Bland talks with the author of the bestselling In Defense of Food.
Blue Jeans: A Style for Every Story
The details behind the denim, from ninety years ago to now
Spiritual Exercises
Religion remains a powerful force, according to Charles Taylor
In Black Focus
The crisis in Canada’s classrooms
Book Review: Nikolski
Life Going On
Second place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
Too Few Hilliers
The general goes where Ottawa mandarins fear to tread
War Child: Q&A
An interview with Samantha Nutt, founder of War Child Canada
Close to the Noise
Motorcycle nostalgists in China
Failure to Fail
Why are students no longer flunking university? Is it their brains, or their wallets?
More Recipes from Vancouver Island
Exclusive recipes from three Vancouver chefs
Itfar at Damascus Gate
Digging in for a Ramadan feast
Politics as Unusual: Darkness Visible
The continuing saga of Barry Campbell, MP
Book Review: The Toss of a Lemon
The Caribou Hunter
A city girl learns how it feels to pull the trigger
Book Review: Blackouts
The Greens Forest
Vancouver Island’s slow food rebirth
Kultur, Jammed
Paraguay’s holdout German colony
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