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‘Iron Chef’ competition underway at Brandon University’s Harvest Hall

Three teams have qualified for an inaugural Iron Chef competition that will be hosted next semester at Brandon University’s Harvest Hall. Teams were picked following a series of ‘minute to win it’ challenges overseen by Harvest Hall chefs, who will also be coaching each team. Held earlier this month during a public session at the […]

Award-winning author to speak at BU

Brandon University (BU) will host novelist, poet, and writer Larissa Lai next week for two events open to the public. On Monday, Nov. 25, Lai will read from her work. On Tuesday, Nov. 26 she will lead a creative writing workshop. Lai’s talk and workshop are the first instalments of this year’s Literary Exchange Speaker […]

Brandon University professor testifies in human rights case

A Brandon University professor gave expert witness testimony in front of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, which led to a ruling that the Manitoba government begin allowing gender-neutral designations on birth certificates. Dr. Corinne Mason, an Associate Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and in Sociology, testified as an expert on gender studies, queer identity, […]

Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner Bryn Blackwood returns to Brandon

Bryn Blackwood, winner of the 2019 Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-Gré) National Music Competition, will return to Brandon to close-off his national winner’s tour as part of Brandon University’s (BU’s) Pro Series. Blackwood is in the midst of a cross-Canada tour (from Sackville, N.B. to Vancouver) and will end his tour with a recital in the Lorne Watson […]

Harvest Hall at BU offers military/veteran discount for November

Brandon University’s dining hall is offering a 25 per cent discount to serving members of the military and veterans throughout November. “We are always open to all members of the public, but we are making a special effort to welcome veterans and members of the military this month, so that we can help recognize and […]

Welcome to Movember!

Movember is back at BU! Once again this year we’re encouraging you to embrace a new look up top while also paying attention to what’s down below. So put down that razor! Movember at Brandon University is a month-long promotion to raise awareness for men’s health and safer sex. Our themes this year are testicular […]

Harvest Hall to host Halloween ‘haunted buffet’ for pre-trick or treating

Does the thought of wrangling ghosts and goblins through suppertime as well as costumes have you feeling a little spooked? Brandon University’s public dining hall has a sweet solution. Harvest Hall will be laying out a spread with their special ‘haunted buffet’ on Halloween. Trick-or-treaters and their families are invited to come for a delicious […]

BU psychiatric nursing to host a pre-Halloween ‘Death Café’

Ready to talk about death? Few people are. Brandon University is hosting a Death Café next week to help people get comfortable in discussing death and mortality. While death is a mysterious and often taboo subject in western society, people have questions, thoughts, and feelings about dying and death that they may be reluctant to […]

BU Homecoming starts today! Join us all weekend long

There are four full days of fun at Brandon University this weekend as we celebrate Homecoming. Everyone is invited to this celebration of community connection, with a special welcome to alumni, as well as faculty, staff and students. Homecoming starts today and runs through Sunday. More information is available online at BrandonU.ca/Homecoming. An information booth […]

Fuel up at a tailgate party this Friday for the BU Bobcats volleyball home opener

Bobcat fans will be fueling up for another great season next weekend, with a Home Opener Tailgate Party at the Healthy Living Centre. “Come on out and have some pre-game fun and excitement and food and refreshments as you get ready to cheer on the Bobcats ahead of their volleyball home opener,” said HLC Coordinator […]

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