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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!

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group The Write Site at the Right Time.  A student is frustrated in their attempts to get a paper reviewed by the busy Write Site; a responder suggests submitting during the workday for best chance at availability. Discord Book and switch.  In the #general channel, students discuss potential strategies for getting around the… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Time to stuff and fluff?  A student wonders how close to the number of required pages essays should be; responses suggest the 10% under/over guideline, but others say always check with the course tutor. Discord Bogged down by uncertainty.  Discussion in the #general channel is dominated by the possibility of labour action… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

CHAT with AU Library Tues, Apr 12, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/page/ann No pre-registration necessary; access through CHAT link on home page MBA for Executives Webinar Wed, Apr 13, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/mba-for-executives-webinar-20220413/ RSVP through above link CHAT with… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  G3 Grow Beyond Scholarship Sponsored by:  G3 and AITC-C Deadline:  May 2, 2022, 11:59 pm CST Potential payout:  $4000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be attending a Canadian high school, and graduating in 2022; and planning to enroll at a Canadian post-secondary institution in a first-year degree or diploma program.  (Note:  scholarship not open… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Buddha’s birthday, celebrated this year on April 8, commemorates the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Gautama Buddha.  Buddhas (either “the” one or “a” one) featured in many vintage Voice articles. Did she just say the “f” word?  Wanda Waterman makes a case for countering the seriousness of studies with some… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Virtual Student Lounge Mon, Apr 4, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online via Zoom Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/virtual-student-lounge-3/ RSVP through above link CHAT with AU Library Tues, Apr 5, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/page/ann No pre-registration necessary; access through CHAT link on home page CIDER Session Series:  The… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Planning the party.  A student wonders what time June’s online convocation ceremony will take place so that family can plan the watch party; still waiting for AU to update the convocation page. Discord Studying on the double.  A discussion in the #general channel revolves around Letters of Permission in order to take… Read more »

Vintage Voice

The 1st of April is traditionally a day for fools and pranks.  The Voice traditionally eschews “fake-story” pranks, but that doesn’t stop us from acknowledging what others do on the day. Does anybody flash-mob anymore?  The Voice‘s regular web feature offers links to videos of various pranks.  “We’ll have the uncanny sense of being unable… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  SeniorCare.com Aging Matters Scholarship Sponsored by:  SeniorCare.com Deadline:  May 15, 2022 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be currently enrolled (or enrolling in the Fall of 2022) full-time in any 2-year or 4-year university or college program, and either currently caring for a aging loved one, working within the senior community, or… Read more »

Vintage Voice

The spectre of war looms just over the horizon, while the world holds its breath.  To distract ourselves, we hid out in The Voice‘s archives and found some relevant articles. Plunged into the action.  In one of the first articles The Voice published online (the earlier parts of this story are paper-only), Debbie Jabbour relates… Read more »