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Words and Phrases for Minus One Thousand, Alex.”

In communicating with one and other we all are forced to use some sort of linguistic structure”?some kind of language. Within in most (if not all) languages there are colloquialism, slang, and popular phrasing. Many of us pick up on these and incorporate them into our linguistic habits; that is, we latch on to some… Read more »

What to Do with A Big Lottery Win

Yeah, yeah, we’ve all had the lottery or bingo fantasy. When the Super 7 lottery jacked up to 34 million dollars I finally wrote a list, both comic and serious. I figured by the time I got to Stettler and had the money in my hands I wouldn’t be ABLE to think rationally. Staring at… Read more »

FED WATCH!

Alberta Government Makes Hay over Hay The Alberta Government is very proud to announce its assistance (SEE: http://www.gov.ab.ca/acn/200208/12980.html ) to the tune of $200,000 to get surplus hay from Eastern Canada shipped over here to Alberta so that our farmers have something to feed their cattle. Of course, this assistance will not cover the full… Read more »

From My Perspective

Last issue I began discussing an issue of concern for my family, my neighbourhood and myself. In a neighbourhood-organized rally, I was protesting the opening of a Source Adult Video store at the end of my street. Not only does this store rent adult videos, it sells sex toys, gifts, clothing and magazines. It is… Read more »

Is Your Computer A Slave Driver?

Home computers are arguably the most revolutionary invention of the 20th century. Access to the internet has changed how we all gather information, how we entertain ourselves, and for many of us, how we do our jobs and how we learn. In the early part of the century, science fiction buffs looked forward to a… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

July was an exciting month for AUSU. At long last the Voice Students’ Publication has a permanent home online. Our new site launched with the July 24th issue. The completion of the Voice website is a landmark event as we are now able to move on to an even larger project – the construction of… Read more »

Beyond the Headlines

The Society of Friends of Nepal (SOFON) exists to: · Promote education and relief of poverty of the underprivileged communities through training in career skills; · To increase awareness and appreciation of the problems of underprivileged communities, especially in the global south by organizing educational programs; · To administer and operate overseas development programs and… Read more »

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Full Time Coordinator for Friends Of Medicare

The Friends of Medicare require a full time Coordinator. Please visit the FOM website at www.keepmedicarepublic.ca for details. Deadline for applications is August 16, 2002. Please send resume to: Christine Burdett, Chair, Friends of Medicare c/o 10212 – 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 1M4 About Friends of Medicare (FOM) The Friends of Medicare is non-profit,… Read more »