Author Archives: Savannah Kelly

We are the Media

Yes, you. Gone are the days of the masses consuming media from a handful of sources. Today, anyone with access to the internet has a platform to share their stories. And it’s a beautiful and frightening thing. Social media is pushing the way … Continue reading

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Reservations

This week I saw Reservations, a play written by Steven Ratzlaff and performed at The Rachel Browne Theatre. The play had a two hour run time, but was divided into two smaller plays. As someone who doesn’t frequent the theatre, … Continue reading

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You can help make the University of Winnipeg divest from oil

The University of Winnipeg Student Association has repeatedly asked the University of Winnipeg Foundation to divest from its nearly 2.6 million dollars in oil company investments. In a rare opportunity, the university has put up an online risk assessment survey to gauge … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Exploring Souris

Yesterday, three classmates and I hit the road to visit Souris, Manitoba, roughly three hours outside of Winnipeg. The first person we met there was Frank G., owner of The Rock Shop, and his therapy dog, Tanner. After learning about the … Continue reading

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What I learned from my first DIY deodorant

You might recall a post I wrote in November about a new back-to-basics deodorant I was trying for the first time. I just finished it this week, andI figured an update was in order. Long story short: I won’t be buying … Continue reading

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Save a Razor, Grow a Beard

In the spirit of voyageur culture, Manitobans ditched their razors and unleashed their woolly whiskers for Festival du Voyageur’s 34th annual Beard Growing Contest at CCFM (Centre culturel franco-manitobain) in Winnipeg, MB. Contestants competed in four different categories: the festival beard (started … Continue reading

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5 Eco-Documentaries on Netflix You Should See

Ready to hate the human race? Good, me too. These documentaries will open your eyes on topics like  bottled water, the dark side of the beef industry, and fast fashion. The truth can be inconvenient, but willful ignorance is worse. Fortunately, we are able to … Continue reading

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Reusable water bottles are S’well

If I told you that 200 billion plastic bottles become landfill every year across the world, would you reconsider buying that case of Aquafina? Other liquids like milk and soda come in plastic jugs and bottles, and there’s not much … Continue reading

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This blue dot is all we’ve got

The blue dot I’m referring to is our planet. Compared to the rest of the universe, that’s really all we are: a small, insignificant blip in the cosmos. Blue Dot is a movement started by the David Suzuki Foundation that … Continue reading

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Why You Should Switch to Stovetop Popcorn

I’ve been eating a lot of popcorn lately, but I feel guilty every time I toss one of the microwave bags in the trash. I’d never made popcorn on the stove before, but weighing out the benefits of stovetop popcorn and … Continue reading

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