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From My Perspective – The 2nd Annual Peer Support Conference, Part One

Last week I attended the 2nd Annual Peer Support Conference, hosted by the University of Alberta Students’ Union and the Grant McEwan Community College Students’ Union. Peer support groups from universities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia were in attendance. These groups provide campus peer counselling on topics ranging from course & career counselling;… Read more »

Christmas Shopping Online: Save Time But Be Careful

Christmas shopping can be a lot of fun, but it can also be incredibly time consuming and stressful if you have a busy schedule. The closer it gets to Christmas, the more stressed shoppers become, and it is difficult not to feed off of that negative energy when you are in the stores. Part of… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear: OUR SECOND AU PROFILE:

The student/staff profile of those whose lives are involved with AU is a new column in The Voice. It is our hope that reading about those who are part of the make-up of what makes AU unique will draw our students closer together although we span countries and continents. We are a part of AU,… Read more »

Conference Connections!

· CASE District VIII – March 8-11, 2003 – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – “Connect in Coeur d’Alene.” Details: http://www.connectincda.com · ICDE World Conference – 21st annual – June 1-5, 2003 – Hong Kong. Deadline for abstract submission is Aug. 1, 2002. Details: http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/HK2003

Scholarship News

ESSAY CONTEST 2003 The Elie Wiesel PRIZE IN ETHICS SUGGESTED TOPICS: Reflect on the most profound, moral dilemma you have ever encountered and analyze what it taught you about ethics. How can human beings move beyond hate toward reconciliation? Explore ethical responses to fanaticism, hate and violence. What ethical issue concerns you most and what… Read more »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

re: new Parliament Hill Initiative Hello to The Voice: I was under the impression you may be interested in a new initiative that we are starting here on Parliament Hill. It concerns the website www.ingenuitycanada.com I’ll provide a little information about the website and the initiative, any other questions you have feel free to contact… Read more »

AWARENESS PROGRAMS SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

Contributed By The Community Networks Group Volunteers Needed and Invited to Help Infoline: 924-3432 We are a volunteer, registered non-profit society which has been serving the work of Wanjiku Kironyo in Kenya for seventeen years. Wanjiku works in the slum communities with the women and street kids, handicapped children and youth groups. Our chairperson, Rosalind… Read more »

COMMENTARY AND FEEDBACK!

Thanks to all of you who have been providing us with such great feedback on The Voice. Please continue providing your opinions, comments and support; any submissions can be sent to tmoore@ausu.org **PLEASE REMEMBER ALL LETTERS TO THE EDITOR INTENDED FOR PUBLICATION MUST BE MARKED “FOR PUBLICATION”. Accepted letters to the editor have not been… Read more »