Get Familiar with Kidney Health

Every single living creature on earth that has a backbone, known as vertebrates, also has kidneys.  Whether they live on land or under water, they are guaranteed to have kidneys, and some may even have more than others.  However, not a single one of these mammals, reptiles, amphibians, or birds can survive without functioning kidneys,… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Evelyn Parker

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Evelyn Parker (she/her), a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems student living in High River, Alberta. On a personal note, Evelyn let us know that she is “a single mother of 3 children, whose oldest “daughter just started university,” her “son runs heavy… Read more »

Vintage Voice!

For National Take a Hike Day on November 17, we thought we’d traipse through some hiking articles Voice writers penned almost two decades ago. Beach vacations?  Who needs them.  Zoe Dalton extols the virtues of embracing winter in Canada.  “Think about the main difference between being young and loving the winter, and being ‘more mature’… Read more »

Radicalization and Terrorism, Part III

Why do terrorism laws exist? It may sound like a stupid and insensitive question given all that has transpired after the terrorist attacks in Southern Israel, but there is merit to this question.  The reason it is a valid question has nothing to do with the seriousness of terrorism and everything to do with the… Read more »

Research Assistant Opportunity!

If you’ve ever packed a lunch to work knowing that your midday break won’t find you faced with a Food Court of tasty options, this is the brown-bagging research project for you.  This fascinating project is about rural food options within the Albertan town of Drayton Valley – an area recently beset by forest fires… Read more »

Korean Short Rib Recipe

Korean short ribs, known as “Galbi” or “Kalbi,” are a popular and delicious dish in Korean cuisine.  Korean barbecue has a historical connection to the Korean royal court cuisine.  The custom of grilling meat at the table gained popularity in Korea during the Joseon Dynasty.  The technique of marinating meats likely evolved over time, influenced… Read more »

Non-invasive Cosmetic Surgery without the Surgery—and On a Budget

Cosmetic surgery can lead to complications and even death.  I’ve heard stories that breast implants can lead to severe health conditions, which is why many women have them removed.  I wouldn’t opt for invasive or non-invasive cosmetic surgeries such as chemical peels or cool-sculpting (for fat reduction).  So, what can we do to enhance our… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Library Chat Tues, Nov 21, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page The writing process series: Writing the paper Tues, Nov 21, 12:30 to 1:30 pm MST Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU’s Write Site Register through above… Read more »

Everyone Is Welcome, Cherished, and Loved at AU

Our Jewish friends are welcome and loved at AU.  Everyone is, so here is a loving welcome to AU to our Jewish, Arabic, White, Black, and all other identity friends.  I especially want our Jewish friends to feel welcome here, as they are being wrongly persecuted.  No one, and especially no group, should be persecuted…. Read more »

[blue rare]—The Beauty of the Storm

The arrival of November’s biting winds foretells the inevitable onslaught of another wicked boreal winter.  Even as I write this, the power lines are down and the lights have gone out.  Dear old Mother Nature is howling up and down the avenue, throwing great handfuls of sleet against our windowpanes, giving us all yet another… Read more »