Articles

AUSU Annual Members Meeting

Once each year, AU students are invited to come and hear what’s happening with AUSU.  It is also an opportunity for AUSU members to bring up topics and give some feedback and direction about what AUSU should focus on.  The topics raised at the meeting have been discussed and approved by council but it’s an… Read more »

20 Fun Ways Students Can Recycle

Watch any news channel and chances are you will hear about another disturbing overflow of plastic and other garbage polluting our environment.  While it may seem daunting to overcome the damage that has been done, there is strength in everyone pitching in, in their own way, to reduce garbage and begin to reverse the effects… Read more »

Council Connection-August 9, 2018 Meeting

AUSU’s monthly Council meeting, held on Thursday August 9th at 6:30 was a quick and smooth one.  It was followed by the annual Member’s Meeting.  Despite some dial-in issues at the beginning, there were twenty participants listening in (including Council and Staff) and discussion at both meetings was positive.  Councillors Julian Teterenko and Vice-President External… Read more »

Editorial—Looking for Winners

Most of the winners from our Voice Survey have responded and goodies should be in the mail shortly, however, there are a few of you out there who haven’t yet.  So, if you filled out the Voice Survey, please check the email you left as your contest entry!  We need to get your physical address… Read more »

Editorial—Survey Says… (2018 Edition)

We now have the results of our Voice Survey, emails to the winners have been sent, and we’re just waiting confirmation from them so that we can proudly trumpet who they are before we spill the beans.  So, if you haven’t received an email from us at the address you gave, then I’m afraid you… Read more »

Get Organized

Staying organized can be tricky.  I have found that, after a busy week, I lose sight of my desk.  I have various piles that made sense at one point scattered around. Moving the piles into their appropriate home (and they do all have one, and, no, it isn’t on my desk) is much easier at… Read more »

How to SUP with your Pup

As summer comes too quickly to an end, I thought I’d fit in a recreational article on getting outside with your furry family member before the snow flies—before it’s too late! Stand-Up Paddleboarding is not merely for people, it’s also an excellent outdoor sport shared with your furry four-legged family member.  With proper preparation, gear,… Read more »

Dear Barb—Baby Steps

Dear Barb: I have gotten myself into a bad situation and I’m not really sure what to do about it.  My ex and I had been dating for two years when we broke up.  Then I started dating Jay, we get along great and have a lot of fun.  Last month I was at a… Read more »

Editorial—The Tribulation of Trials

First up, a big thanks to everybody who filled out the survey. I have to admit, after the first couple of weeks, I was getting worried about the small sample size, but you people really stepped it up at the end.  In case you’re wondering, we haven’t drawn a winner yet. That will happen early… Read more »