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The Voice

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

AU-Thentic Events

Surviving the Ethics Approval Process Unscathed Mon, Nov 15, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/surviving-the-ethics-approval-process-unscathed/ Register through above link All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group You gotta kick your own ass.  A student struggling with an individualized-study course format seeks help, and the community responds with advice and tools for staying on track. Discord Student housing in an insane real estate market.  A thread in the #coffee-shop-lounge spotlights the dismal options facing students who need housing in… Read more »

Vintage Voice

November is World Vegan Month, and our contributors have presented a broad spectrum of views on veganism.  Here are some samples. Praising the grain.  Janice Behrens presents barley as one of her favourite grains when preparing meat-free meals.  “There is no cure for the carnivorous craving some of us have for succulent red meat and… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Generation Google Scholarship Sponsored by:  Google Deadline:  December 10, 2021, 11:59 pm PT Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be intending to enrol in, or be accepted to, a full-time Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field, at an accredited university or college… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Métis Identity: Collectivity, Provisionality, and Being Our Own Bosses Wed, Nov 10, 2:00 to 4:00 pm MST Online via Zoom Hosted by AU and X University news.athabascau.ca/events/metis-identity-2-collectivity-provisionality-and-being-our-own-bosses/ Access event through above link AUSUNights Virtual Student Social Wed, Nov 10, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MST Online via Zoom Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/ausunights-virtual-student-social-8/ RSVP to ausu@ausu.org for… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  ServiceScape Scholarship 2021 Sponsored by:  ServiceScape Deadline:  November 30, 2021 Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students attending or who will attend an accredited college, university, or trade school in 2021, and must be at least 18 years old. What’s required:  An online application form with contact info, along with… Read more »

Vintage Voice

This weekend brings Hallowe’en.  The Voice‘s writers have had varying perspectives on the annual observance—even varying spellings (most used “Halloween”.) Spirits, not sweets.  Bill Pollett portrays the dream-like quality of an event blending seasonal traditions associated with October 31 and November 1.  “This irrational place is a territory through which children, who are more open… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Virtually yours.  Some students report receiving emails from AU advising that AU’s administration will be moving to a “near-virtual model.”  Hey, if we can do it, you can do it, AU. Discord Aurora alert.  Breaking news in the #coffee-shop-lounge sends students outside to catch the northern lights on October 11.  Photos posted… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

October Pride Week Presentation – Dr Tobias Wiggins Fri, Oct 29, 5:00 to 7:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/october-pride-week-presentation-dr-tobias-wiggins/ Access through above link or AUSU Facebook page New Library Website Orientation Mon, Nov 1, 2:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library www.facebook.com/events/894578081177289 No pre-registration necessary New Library Website Orientation Tue, Nov 2,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The Smooth Movers Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Smooth Movers Deadline:  Nov 30, 2021 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students enrolled in high school, college, or university, and be in Canada, U.S., Australia, or Europe. What’s required:  An email with proof of enrolment, along with a 900-word essay about the future… Read more »