Vintage Voice!

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

The unusual but tragic shooting at a school in Finland earlier this week got us musing about life in the land of Nokia and Angry Birds.

Moving to Nokia town.  AU student Carmen Boudreau-Kiviaho describes life after moving from Canada to Finland.  “Although she finds the weather comparable to Ontario’s, Carmen notes that the Baltic Sea has a moderating influence on the winters. This means a lot of rain along the coast in the winter, and far less snow than one might expect.”  AU Profiles – Carmen Boudreau-Kiviaho, May 23, 2008.

Obsessed with Angry Birds.  Christine M Frey muses on the root source of technological addiction.  “We impulsively check and re-check. Are we addicted to technology?  Or is it a stand-in for something else?”  Editorial – Addicted and I Just Can’t Get Enough, February 17, 2012.