Posts By: The Voice

The Voice

The Voice is the collective presence of the writers who submit on behalf of the magazine. All praise to them!

Vintage Voice!

The Civic Holiday on Monday August 2 goes by different names in different jurisdictions:  Heritage Day (AB), British Columbia Day, Saskatchewan Day, Terry Fox Day (MB), New Brunswick Day, Natal Day (NS and PEI), and Regatta Day (NL).  In Ontario, it’s plain-old Civic Holiday except for Toronto (Simcoe Day), Burlington (Joseph Brant Day) and Vaughn… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie August Edition: First Nation Stories Aug 1 to Aug 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link The Grad Lounge Fri, Aug 6, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies fgs.athabascau.ca/news/events/index.php No pre-registration necessary; access through above link All… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Universities are humans, too.  A student posts a screen shot from the POLI 278 course syllabus that displays conflicting information on the course evaluation elements; within hours, AU staff acknowledge and fix the error. Discord Like watching tennis.  Conversation in the #lounge channel bounces among bicycling, craft beer, Florida, and introversion. Twitter… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Sons of Norway Post-Secondary Bursary Sponsored by:  Sons of Norway Foundation in Canada Deadline:  August 31, 2021 Potential payout:  $800 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian students enrolled in their first undergraduate degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution. What’s required:  A completed application form, along with your résumé (answering specified questions,)… Read more »

Vintage Voice

The 2021 Calgary Stampede wrapped up last weekend. Whether it’s viewed as a cultural event or a diversionary circus, our Voices past had something to say about it. Look at all the pretty horses.  Voice writer b.e. hydomako takes a hard look at the parallels between the Stampede and the Roman Empire’s practice of “bread… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Research and writing.  One undergrad student seeks research opportunities, while another is exploring publication in an undergrad journal.  Both seek advice and tips from the AU community. reddit To each their own preference.  A student seeks recommendations for courses that have exams and/or quizzes, but no assignments.  Oh, also, those courses should… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie July Edition: Inuit and Inuk Stories Jul 1 to Jul 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link ATTACH webinar series: Principles of Ownership, Control, Access and Possession (OCAP), for Work with Indigenous Peoples Fri Jul 30, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU and CIHR… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Canada Post Awards for Indigenous Students Sponsored by:  Canada Post Deadline:  August 31, 2021 Potential payout:  $2000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be a member of a First Nation, Métis, or Inuit community, and have been out of school for one year or more and are returning, or have already returned to school and… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie July Edition: Inuit and Inuk Stories Jul 1 to Jul 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Learning to Learn Online Express MOOC Jul 19 to Aug 15 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/learning-to-learn-online-express-mooc-summer-2021/ Register through above link Faculty of Business Undergrad Program Orientation for New Students Thur,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Altered Expectations.  One student wonders if other students actually read all three novels covered in ENGL 211.  Some read once, some read twice, some did audio books or watched the movie version, and some skimmed or skipped (mostly likely to be given short shrift:  Great Expectations by Dickens.) Discord Library meet-up.  A… Read more »