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What do Aboriginal People Want? with James Guest & and Anna Marie Sewell Join us for a lunch hour conversation on Aboriginal issues – let’s tune in to what two distinguished Edmontonians have to say about the ongoing and often tense relationship between Aboriginal people and mainstream society. James Guest is a Metis and originally… Read more »

AUSU Election 2002 – Campaign Platforms

Campaign Platform of Tamra Ross Low Some of these letters are very long, but my reasons for wanting to be on council are very simple. I will be brief. I will make few promises because I need to learn more about the AU student body and its needs before I can. Too few AU students… Read more »

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

In my early teens, I never read anything that wasn’t required of me by one of the teachers in my school. I didn’t hate reading, but I wasn’t attracted to it either. One of my friends was always raving about a series of books by an author named J. R. R. Tolkien and he ultimately… Read more »

White Ribbons and Lipstick

“Oh no! They’ll think I look silly without lipstick.” It was my daughter raising the concern, as we pulled into the parking spot outside the restaurant. I pointed out that I was not concerned that I had no lipstick or other makeup on. I pointed out that she never wears makeup, yet all her friends… Read more »

Fed Watch!

Klein’s Silver Lining So it turns out Premier Klein’s not-so-sober visit to the Herb Jamieson Centre has had some good effects as well. Since being reported on the news, the homeless shelter in Edmonton has been “flooded with calls” by people who want to donate money, clothes, and time to the shelter. It seems strange… Read more »

Enjoying The Holidays And Keeping Resolutions

It’s resolution time again. New Year’s day is a time of reflection, and a time to evaluate ourselves, and our personal and professional progress over the past year. Everyone has things that they know they must change, and to facilitate this New Year’s has become the traditional day to practice a little radical self-applied pop… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

NEWS FROM AUSU: FROM BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Current Council is working hard to ensure that not only are we accountable to our members, but that our activities are open and transparent. In order to facilitate this, we are introducing this new feature in the Voice, “From Behind Closed Doors”, in which items discussed at Council… Read more »

Quote of the Week

QUOTE OF THE WEEK “A man doesn’t know what he knows until he knows what he doesn’t know.” –Laurence Peter