Falling. FROM JUNE 27, 2002

Do you know why gravity holds you to the earth? It is because you are falling towards the centre of the earth’s mass. It is actually a little more complex than that because the earth spins very quickly, and it also is falling around the sun. In turn, the sun itself spins, and it too… Read more »

Worth a Second Look – Turn off that television!

Television is a chewing gum for the eyes. -Frank Lloyd Wright April 22-28, 2002 marked the eighth annual TV-Turnoff Week. During this week, people are encouraged to turn off the television and do other activities. Recent studies point out that Canadians are more sedentary than ever. Health experts blame television, computers, parcel pickups and drive… Read more »

Dear Sandra FROM OCTOBER 23, 2002

Dear Sandra, I am in my second semester at AU and I love the courses and all my tutors. I decided to quit working full-time and devote myself entirely to school and this is where my problem comes in; I desperately miss having co-workers to interact with daily. Besides the minimal contact I have with… Read more »

A Halloween Treat FROM OCTOBER 23, 2002

Earlier this year I wrote an article called “?Writing Fiction to Improve Your Non-Fiction Prose’ that appeared in the June 26, 2002, Volume 10 Issue 24 of The Voice. As a special Halloween inclusion into the paper, I would like to share with you the results of one of my own fiction writing efforts, a… Read more »

Promoting Your University. Why Wouldn’t You? FROM APRIL 24, 2002

Recently there has been some discussion over whether students should provide free promotional support to the university for the purpose of securing affiliations with other universities, or for any other purpose that increases business for the university. Personally, I have been puzzled by the debate. I had thought that most students are happy to promote… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear: FROM May 15, 2002

I’ve always found it humorous that tourists to Canada make assumptions about Canadian way of life – -both the way we live and the environment in which we live. I grew up in rural towns, and wildlife and forests were not such a novelty; we respected the more harsh aspects of our living conditions, and… Read more »

CLASSIFIEDS! The Voice January 1, 2002

CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Classified ads must follow the direct guidelines and ethics stated in the Voice Policy and should be submitted to the editor at with “?CLASSIFIED AD’… Read more »