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A confession, re: September 11

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Please forgive this letter since it is more of a confession than anything else. I remember asking myself immediately during the attacks on September 11th , “who is going to benefit financially from this atrocity.” I received the answer yesterday while filling up the car with gasoline, I AM! Until I… Read more »

Re: Teachers’ strike articles of January 23rd

Re Teachers’ strike articles of January 23rd Teachers’ wanting better working conditions and smaller classes is a legitimate position. That is until they say that a pay raise will solve the problem. This an old, overused and transparent union tactic of tugging on the public hart strings with stated objectives that are not in line… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

NEW COUNCIL OFFICIALLY STARTS TERM MARCH 16/02 On March 16, your new student council officially took office. In accordance with our bylaws, at the first meeting an executive was nominated and elected by the nine Councillors from amongst themselves. The election was held by secret ballot and presided over by scrutineers Judith Hughes (AU VP… Read more »

Quote of the Week

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” –Albert Einstein

ENLIGHTENING INFORMATION

WE NEED READER FEEDBACK! Any comments, suggestions, feedback, or submissions may be sent to Tammy Moore, Editor of The Voice at tmoore@ausu.org Many thanks for your writing contributions and support, and I look forward to hearing from you all! AUSU ACADEMIC COMMITTEE The AUSU Academic Committee is looking for new members interested in exploring new… Read more »

Labatt SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

BACKGROUNDER In its 25th year, Labatt and Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) have teamed up to sponsor the LPIA program which helps university/college students create their own summer jobs in their chosen field of study. As you know, it’s hard for most students to get “hands-on” work experience in their future career tracks. Each year… Read more »

B.C. opens door to fee hikes

VANCOUVER (CUP) — The B.C. government announced Monday it will no longer regulate college and university tuition fees, putting an end to a six-year legislated fee freeze and giving universities authority to increase fees to any level they wish. The province’s Advanced Education Minister Shirley Bond acknowledged that most students wanted the government to keep… Read more »

Striking from another point of view

The issue of striking teachers is not one untouched upon. Listening to the radio this afternoon, many were made aware that human beings can be the most ignorant species on the planet. A girl in grade nine phoned in to make known a rally she’d be involved in to protest the striking teachers. Her argument… Read more »