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THE HARRIED STUDENT: STUDENT OF THE WORLD

My new editor asked me a question. She asked: Did you have a major system shock coping with the climate change from England? A fair question. But it can only be understood if you know my situation. I’m a Canadian, an Albertan, to be specific. I’ve been doing distance ed since before the hoodoos were… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, My first AU exam is coming up at the end of this month and I am petrified!!! This is the first exam I have written in 17 years. I am doing well on the course, but I am so afraid of writing the exam. I am studying 5-6 hours a day, yet when… Read more »

DON’T COMPLAIN IF YOU AREN’T WILLING TO FIGHT

They hesitate, and they regret, and sometimes they petition; but they do nothing in earnest and with effect. They will wait, well disposed, of others to remedy the evil, that they may no longer have it to regret. Resistance to Civil Government -Henry David Thoreau I have recently heard a lot of complaints from my… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

They Can’t Get Your Money Fast Enough It used to be that they waited until winter was nearly over before you started hearing about it. These days, it seems that Valentines Day is the opening day of the season. What season is that? Why the one that all governments love: tax season! Already the advertisements… Read more »

A VOICE INTERVIEW – WITH AUTHOR: H. MEL MALTON

First of all thanks for agreeing to be interviewed Mel. This is a real treat for me seeing as you’re my favourite author. Q. Sorry. I have to ask:I’m sure we’re all curious what your first initial stands for. Is it a secret? A. My given name is Helena – a name that was chronically… Read more »

A VOICE EXCLUSIVE SERIES – The Popstar Experience, Part four

Part 4 in a continuing series about the Canadian Television talent competition, Popstars: The One. For part one of this series, see:http://www.ausu.org/voice/articles/articledisplay.php?ART=382 True to her word, Amaya called each evening after bootcamp to give us a synopsis of the day’s activities, and to let us know how she was feeling about everything. We eagerly awaited… Read more »

This Week, A Letter FROM The Editor

Sadly, we have no letters to the editor this week. I’ve been concerned about this – and the general lack of reader response lately – but I have decided that this as a challenge! As your new editor, the challenge is mine to meet. The notice from AUSU last week told you all a little… Read more »

Quote of the Week

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “Optimism and humor are the grease and glue of life.” –Philip Butler

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear editor: In previous weeks, world famous editor, Tammy Moore, was formally bidden farewell by the Voice’s writers. Except me. I was in transit from Heathrow to the friendly Mojave desert. As editor, Tammy has done much to make the Voice heard, has given it volume and clarity. She has also done much for me…. Read more »