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AU Introduces a New Master of Nursing Program

The first Master of Nursing degree program to be delivered fully online in Canada receives approval from Alberta Learning Athabasca, May 9, 2003 – The Centre for Nursing and Health Studies at Athabasca University announces government approval of the first Canadian Master of Nursing (MN) program to be delivered completely online. Although other universities have… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Mr. Deeds

If you’re an Adam Sandler fan, the review I’m about to give won’t matter to you – you’ll brush it off. If you’re a Jimmy Stewart fan – I’m hoping you need to go wash your hair when this film is playing! The local movie channels are playing the latest “remake” of Mr. Deeds Goes… Read more »

Fiction Feature – Poetry

THIS CAN’T BE HAPPENING TO ME I am left all alone, with so much sorrow and misery My trust has been betrayed, my soul has been taken away My mind is trapped with anxiety, more problems heading my way This can’t be happening to me, This can’t be happening to me Each and every day,… Read more »

Has Canada Become A Post-Industrial Society

Has Canada become a “post-industrial” society? In order to answer that question, one must first define, if possible, what a post-industrial society exactly comprises. There are numerous definitions of the term, the most simplistic approach reasons that since the industrial era saw the majority of workers employed in the industrial sector, society must have moved… Read more »

Editorial Pages

EDITORIAL PAGES THE VOICE: 1993 – 2003 10 YEARS AS YOUR STUDENT NEWSPAPER THIS WEEK NEW AU PROGRAM – The AU Masters of Nursing is Canada’s first online-only opportunity to obtain this high-demand degree Fiction Feature – Poetry by Shahzadi Bhatti Bass Lessons and Gratitude – Musings on the philosophy of giving: by Debbie Jabbour… Read more »

College vs University

As a society, we regard university as providing a higher education than a college. However, what we need to understand is that university is theory based while college is practical. The average population will look more highly upon an individual who has acquired a university degree than one who has graduated with a college diploma…. Read more »

Flicks & Folios

Once in a while a pocketbook comes along that completely blows me away. The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot is one of those books! Published in 1992 by HarperPerrenial it is an amazing find! The cover quote is from Jean Houston, Ph.D. author of The Possible Human: “One of the most important books of the… Read more »