Posts By: Debbie Jabbour

Debbie Jabbour

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – A New Online University!

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact voice@ausu.org, attn: Debbie… Read more »

From My Perspective – Love, Second Time Around

Me, the soon-to-be-twice-divorced love cynic, writing a story about love! It no doubt seems strange, but love stories interest me. Not the sappy Hollywood type, but the very real ones that involve real people — particularly those close to you. You might be surprised to find that within your own family there are some of… Read more »

From My Perspective – Time

I began this long weekend with a bit of apprehension — on the one hand looking forward to having an extra day to get my work done, and on the other hand knowing that I don’t really have an extra day — I’m just spacing out my workload differently. A long weekend for me is… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – University Presidents Collaborate

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact voice@ausu.org, attn: Debbie… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Computer Marked Essays

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact voice@ausu.org, attn: Debbie… Read more »

From My Perspective – Snow Removal and Mosquitoes

I really like Edmonton for the most part. It’s a great place to live. Two things, however, completely spoil the experience — snow removal and mosquitoes. As one of Canada’s northernmost cities, we get our fair share of snow, and our winters seem much longer than normal. We often joke that we only have two… Read more »

From My Perspective – Baby Showers

A time-honoured tradition to welcome a new baby into the world is the baby shower – and they don’t seem to change much over the years. When I had my children, I had the opportunity to attend many baby (and wedding) showers for friends and acquaintances who were going through the same life events as… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – University and Earnings

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact djabbour@ausu.org UNIVERSITY AND… Read more »