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Beyond Literary Landscapes—Mystery Authors

From my early beginnings as a young introvert, the public library has always been a bit of a refuge.  Years later, not much has changed, albeit with an additional affinity for endless hours spent scouring second-hand bookstores to add to my ever-growing “to-read” pile. From one bookworm to another, this column will be underscoring and… Read more »

Council Connection—January 18th Meeting

On Thursday, January 18, the AUSU Council met, with the exception of Councillor Allie Wojtaszek and Councillor Cilhane Ahmed, both of whom had sent their regrets and were unable to attend.  Also present this time were the auditors AUSU hires to go over its books.  As a note, the post secondary learning act requires that… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Briana Evans

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Briana Evans (she/her), a Master of Health Studies program—with a Leadership Focus—student from central Alberta.  Post-graduation, Briana plans “to continue to work toward [her] goal of being a successful health leader and help implement positive transformational system change into our health care system.” On a… Read more »

Vintage Voice

February 2 is Groundhog Day in North America.  Now that you’ve got your late-winter forecast, join us as we dig around for some of the critters in the archives. Move over, Bill Murray.  Erik Ditz beats the late-winter blues by providing some tips on movie, music, and book gems.  “Around this time of year, it… Read more »

Beyond Literary Landscapes—The Gothic Novel

From my early beginnings as a young introvert, the public library has always been a bit of a refuge.  Years later, not much has changed, albeit with an additional affinity for endless hours spent scouring second-hand bookstores to add to my ever-growing “to-read” pile. From one bookworm to another, this column will be underscoring and… Read more »

The OHRC’s “From Impact To Action” Report

On December 14th, 2023, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released their final report on its inquiry into anti-Black racism by the Toronto Police Service (TPS) titled, “From Impact to Action”.  The report included over 100 recommendations for actions that could be taken by the TPS to improve culturally-sensitive interactions for Black communities’ members when… Read more »

Fly on the Wall—Ludicrously Lofty

Strapping on virtual reality headgear allows a person to enter worlds ranging from aquatic utopias to hideous warzones.  Students equipped with the mightiest of weapons, our keyboard-typing fingertips, may not find a game that matches that part of our minds.  On the other hand, war-torn roadsides littered with the smouldering hulks of tanks and jeeps… Read more »