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The Editor

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THIS WEEK From My Perspective: Debbie Jabbour writes about her experiences with AU exams and talks about a stipulation for scheduling longer exams that you need to know about. Read the article, then send me your funny, frightening or just plain weird exam stories for a future Sounding Off column. Also read this week’s Dear… Read more »

X-Press – Briefs from the world of education.

REDHEADS AND PAINKILLERS McGill Reporter [April 3, 2003; v35 n13] The McGill Reporter wrote this week that “Psychology professor Jeffrey Mogil has proved that a gene that causes red hair and fair skin also plays a role in how some women respond to painkillers.” “‘In a nutshell, what we found is red-headed women are more… Read more »

World Health Day – It’s Up To Us To Keep Our Children Safe.

World Health Day was recognized this year on April 7th with the theme “Shape The Future Of Life: Healthy Environments For Children.” To Commemorate the day, Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi A. Annan issued a message in which he stated that “healthy children are crucial to sustainable development. ” “A child’s world,” Annan continues,… Read more »


THIS WEEK: AU Tuition increases & news about funding at Athabasca University. Debbie Jabbour gives us the scoop on what’s changing, what’s not, and some insights into the future of AU A new AU Student profile on student Marilyn Oprisan, as well as her first fiction submission, Midnight Sun. FEDWATCH – A New Direction. Let… Read more »


THIS WEEK: More from the First National Forum on Post-Secondary Education. Read what AU’s own Judith Hughes had to say. Coverage of the March 20th AUSU council meeting. Secretary Treasurer resigns and council member Sandra Moore is asked to take his place. Tons of great information from AU’s The Insider, including a description of the… Read more »

Editorial Pages – AU Tuition Increases

This week: News From AU: Tuition increase, Edmonton Playwright to write an AU course, new AU governing council member and VPFA and more: AUSU’s Sandra Moore covers the First National Forum on Post Secondary Education in Winnipeg. Read the highlights of this four day conference and learn AU had to add to the discussion. The… Read more »


This week: The first edition of Sounding Off Pets and Peeves: Tell us what you love; Tell us what drives you bananas . . Last week I announced a new column, Sounding Off. The idea is simple – I introduce a topic, and readers send in their comments to be printed in the next issue…. Read more »

EDITORIAL – 2 new columns: Sounding Off, Dubious Reality

This week: 2 new columns Flicks & Folios: Reviews Of Books And Films, by Laura Seymour Sounding Off: Your take on the issues of today Everybody’s got an opinion, and everybody wants to be heard. Here’s your chance. In our new column, SOUNDING OFF, we’ll explore a different topic each week and print the best… Read more »