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?
Itfar at Damascus Gate
Digging in for a Ramadan feast
Michael Pollan: Q&A
The Walrus’s book blogger Jared Bland talks with the author of the bestselling In Defense of Food.
Book Review: The Toss of a Lemon
Opera
In Black Focus
The crisis in Canada’s classrooms
Salt Spring Island Lamb
Third place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
Book Review: Orphic Politics
Death on the Installation Plan
“We’ll consider your contract fulfilled in the event of your death.”
Unsafe Practices
Can the Masai reconcile tradition with the realities of HIV?
Book Review: Blackouts
Latrine Graffiti, Kuwait and Afghanistan
American soldiers’ restroom graffiti in Afghanistan and Kuwait
Politics as Unusual: Darkness Visible
The continuing saga of Barry Campbell, MP
Shopping for a Marriage
First place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
Book Review: Nikolski
Spiritual Exercises
Religion remains a powerful force, according to Charles Taylor
War Child: Q&A
An interview with Samantha Nutt, founder of War Child Canada
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
Kultur, Jammed
Paraguay’s holdout German colony
Blue Jeans: A Style for Every Story
The details behind the denim, from ninety years ago to now
The Greens Forest
Vancouver Island’s slow food rebirth
Riel’s Prophecy
The new confidence of Aboriginal theatre
The Caribou Hunter
A city girl learns how it feels to pull the trigger
How The North Was Won
The western rides its comeback into Canada
More Recipes from Vancouver Island
Exclusive recipes from three Vancouver chefs
Close to the Noise
Motorcycle nostalgists in China
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