Being a Female Author

I am an independent author of three books, which means my books are self-published.  Some people say that’s not real publishing, but that’s debatable and not what this article is about.  I am writing this article to address some of the issues I have had to deal with being a female author. The most difficult… Read more »

Course Exam—ANTH 272 (Introduction to Archeology)

If you have a course that you would like to see a Course Exam article written for, please feel free to email us at with the course name and number, and any questions you may have about it, and we will do our best to answer the questions for you! ANTH 272 is a… Read more »

When Iceland’s Women Changed the World in One Day

On October 24, 1975, the women of Iceland did not go to work. For one day, Iceland’s women did not show up for their jobs as shop clerks, receptionists, flight attendants, bank tellers, teachers, or fish-plant workers.  They did not show up to do housework, farm chores, child-minding, or family shopping.  They did not pack… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group More than one way to approach AU studies.  A funded student is curious about how students manage to complete one course per month without jeopardizing their funding status, and dozens of students quickly reply with their experiences. Discord We’ll stick with our cold climate, thanks.  A discussion in the #general channel highlights… Read more »

Are You an Overthinker?

Do you spend more time thinking about hypothetical consequences of a decision, than you do on the decision itself? Overthinking is more than simply taking an unusually long time to make decisions; it is a culmination of excessive worrying about the future while spending too much time dwelling on past mistakes.  Overthinking can impact both… Read more »

The Struggling Student Rants—Setting Up Shop

Nearly two years of this pandemic have come and gone and, despite what anyone says (expert or not), no one knows with certainty when this will eventually end. What we do know is that everyone’s finances have been affected—whether due to last year’s mass layoffs, supply chain disruptions, or rising inflation rates—no one has been… Read more »

The Art of De-Escalation

Imagine a world where people were as capable and eager of de-escalating situations as they are taking out their phones to film conflict—hoping their video will go viral.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, social media has been flooded with these viral videos where people are acting out upon each other, much to the amusement of the… Read more »

Editorial—Happy Holidays!

Welcome to the last issue of The Voice Magazine for 2021.  It’s been a bit of a year for me, and hopefully you’ve had an even better one.  As it’s the last issue, some folks have contacted me asking about what’s happened with issues from previous editorials, so, quickly, the dog seems to have bounced… Read more »

AUSU Update

This update is provided to The Voice by AUSU. Contact with questions. A reminder that  your AU Students’ Union will be closed for the winter holiday from December 20 – 31, 2021, with regular office hours resuming on January 4, 2022. AUSU is now accepting applications for the role of Chief Returning Officer (CRO)… Read more »

Scholarships of the Week

Scholarship name:  EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship 2022 Sponsored by:  EnergyRates.Ca Deadline:  January 31, 2022 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled at a Canadian or U.S. post-secondary educational institution, or planning to enrol within the following calendar year. What’s required:  An online application, including an essay of no more than 500 words on any… Read more »