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."

Failure to Fail

Failure to Fail

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