Course Exam—GLST/HIST 367

HIST 367 / GLST 367 (The Second World War) is a three-credit history course that is intended to provide a better understanding of the events of the war years, focussing on the decade of 1937 to 1947. This course will focus on several key wartime events, as well as on the issues and controversies that… Read more »

Dear Barb—Wedding Miss?

Dear Barb: Greg and I have been together five years and moved in together two years ago.  We have just finished our degrees, have landed good jobs, and are anxious to begin a future together.  Eventually we want to have children, but have decided to purchase a house first.  Everything is great between us until… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Undergrad Program Orientation for New Students Wed, Ap 17, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business Register online at above link Edmonton Meet & Greet Wed, Apr 17, 5:00 to 7:00 pm MDT The Rec Room, 1725 99 St NW, Edmonton AB In person Hosted by AUSU Email… Read more »

Fly on the Wall—Eternal Dump Runs of the Cartesian Mind

Living out near the town dump is better than it sounds.  There’re stunning views east to the rugged volcanic batholith of Giant’s Head mountain and, beyond that, an open vista with Okanagan Lake (and the mythical Ogopogo) out of sight far below.  Along the horizon the line of mountains further away frames the picture like… Read more »

The Study Dude—Study Tips to Thrive—and Survive!

If you bombed your first year of university, don’t fret.  You can still survive and thrive.  You don’t need an Einsteinian brain either, but instead, a rigorous work ethic.  And if you go to both AU and a physical university, I have a tip on how you can survive a nasty safe space. Here are… Read more »

Top Gardening Tips and Tricks

Now that you know all the benefits of cultivating your own garden, you’re probably excited about all the delicious and fresh possibilities ahead.  Still, you want guaranteed results with your hard work.  Search no more, here are 15 tips and tricks gathered from skilled gardeners to assist you in creating the garden of your dreams—yum!… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Apr 15: May degree requirements deadline Apr 17: Edmonton Student Meet & Greet Apr 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for June May 9: AUSU Council Meeting May 10: Deadline to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  NEADS National Student Awards Program Sponsored by:  National Educational Association of Disabled Students Deadline:  May 10, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 to $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, have a permanent disability, and be currently registered in and returning to a full-time program at an accredited Canadian… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Students who become wizards with words for essays may be interested in Scrabble Day on Saturday, April 13.  We’ve got a few winning words for that, too. Obit envy.  Writer Bill Pollett compares his life to the glorious achievements described in obituaries.  “I become so desperate for something interesting to happen to me that I… Read more »