Vintage Voice

Unearthing classic articles from previous issues of The Voice Magazine.

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in full swing in Pyeongchang, South Korea, we take a backward glance at Olympics past.

Sorry, Pyeongchang!  Maybe next time!  When the city of Vancouver BC was awarded the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, writes Stephen Thomson, not everyone was celebrating (especially not Pyeongchang, South Korea.)  “The bidding process is kind of like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get.”  Olympic Win Gets Mixed Reaction, July 9, 2003.

Performance Pressure.  Debbie Jabbour applies sports psychology to the competition to get to the competition.  “It reminded me of the sometimes unjust and exclusionary tactics used by universities to keep post secondary education accessible to only the elite, top academic performers.”  From My Perspective—The Olympics, August 25, 2004.