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Course Exam—Engl 303

ENGL 303 (A History of Drama Part 1: Early Stages) is a three-credit course that traces the history of Western theatre from its Greek origins to the beginning of the eighteenth century in England and France, with specific references to the plays in a core anthology, The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama.  This course has two… Read more »

Dear Barb—Road Regrets

Dear Barb: I don’t know if you can help me, as I’m in a bad place in my life and don’t know how to move forward.  Several years ago, me and a couple of buddies went out partying and I ended up driving home.  I knew I shouldn’t have been driving, but I thought if… Read more »

Editorial—Competing Narratives

Some interesting developments on the bargaining process of the AU Faculty Association with AU have happened over the last week.  First, AUFA has declared bargaining to be at an impasse, and has decided to take their proposal directly to the board of the university, something that they are allowed to do only once during the… Read more »

The Fit Student—Boost Your Energy!

Some young adults can no longer smile, eat, laugh—or study.  Mitochondria in your cells gives your body energy to do these tasks: “The main function of mitochondria is energy production.  And this energy gets used for almost everything we do, which is why when your mitochondria are damaged, you have less energy to combat disease,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  UCT Heaston Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Order of the United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT) Deadline:  March 15, 2019 Potential payout:  $3000 to $6000 per year for four years Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be high-school seniors (or equivalent) and be enrolled in a college or university program for the coming academic year.  See… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

MBA Info Session – Thunder Bay Mon, Feb 11, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EST TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 550 Harbour Expressway, Thunder Bay ON In person Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/mba-information-session-thunder-bay/ Register online at above link MBA Info Session – Sudbury Tues, Feb 12, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EST Radisson Hotel Sudbury, 85… Read more »

Porkpie Hat—The Only Truth is Music

“The only truth is music.” – Jack Kerouac It started on a Friday night, with horn and percussion instruments quite literally fashioned from ice.  There was an epic arctic chill that evening, and it felt only a little short of apocalyptic, with brilliant crystals dancing on the soundwaves, and temperatures flirting with minus-fifty celsius.  Despite… Read more »