Posts By: Stacey Steele

Stacey Steele

Thank You To Shannon Maguire

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to, and please indicate if we may publish your letter in the Voice. Thank you to Shannon Maguire for giving a student perspective on the activities of the student union. I would like to address the questions brought up in the article. The… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

Hate English classes, love English classes? Either way you’ll want to check out this site:.. Shall I compare thee to an overdue English assignment; Thou art more frightening and annoying… Excuse me, I digress slightly. I have taken exactly one university level English course. Being a life-long reader I thought I might actually enjoy… Read more »

Invisible Women

Published on September 10, 2003 [v11 i37], Invisible Women targets an uncomfortable contradiction in Canada’s progressive reputation on the treatment of minorities, and violence against women. Falling between the cracks, ineligible for the special services reserved for immigrants, aboriginal women in Canada are frequently the victims of violent and sexual crimes, and yet little attention… Read more »

AUSU Council member says use your Voice

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to, and please indicate if we may publish your letter in the Voice. [re: Editorial – Dec 10, 2003 – v11 i50] Being distance education learners, AU students are at a disadvantage in certain areas. One of these areas is making your opinion… Read more »

The Grass Is Always Greener

Weed, herb, grass, mary jane, blunt, dope, pot, joint, hoot, bowl, four twenty, and my all time favorite, “spliff”, are some of the two hundred slang terms for you know what: Marijuana, the common name for a drug made from the dried leaves and flowering tops of the Indian hemp plant Cannabis sativa. You can… Read more »

“It’s Because He Loves Me”

Amanda Stamp was dragged kicking and screaming at knifepoint from her apartment in Richmond Hill, Ontario on November 13. The perpetrator is her ex-boyfriend. The same ex-boyfriend who abducted her seven week old baby in April, 2003. The same ex-boyfriend who was released from a Niagara detention center despite an outstanding warrant for his arrest… Read more »


As I write this, I’m looking forward to the September 27 wedding of my older brother and his girlfriend of seven years. Weddings are always a big thing in my extended family, since out of eighteen cousins only two have gotten married so far. So, weddings are still a bit of a novelty for us…. Read more »

Invisible Women

In Canada we are educated about racism. There are laws protecting minorities and Canada is a role-model in international human rights issues. We are a multicultural and sensitive society who believe in equal rights for all, fairness and understanding, right? Can you tell me who Eva Tasup, Calinda Waterhen, and Shelly Napope are? How about… Read more »

The $3.50 Pencil Challenge

Yesterday was a balmy 17 degrees here in Southern Alberta. After three months of shorts, capris and anything cool it was time to scour the closet for a pair of jeans. I admit to a little vain streak when it comes to my jeans, although I don’t have what some call a “wrangler butt”, I… Read more »