Fireworks on Valentine’s Day

Our hearts melt when we hear of two married centenarians who die days apart.  A real-life fairy tale, right?  One in a million.  But did you know that, with each passing year, you can make your relationship more romantic, more caring, and more special, too? If you plan on being in love for the rest… Read more »

Law Enforcment—Has Corruption Gone Too Far?

News about another cop doing wrong seems to be a big focus in the media these days. Police now wear bodycams and are scrutinized and watched more closely than ever before, likely because people are sick of police corruption and officers going too far.  Law enforcement is supposed to be filled with some of the… Read more »

Editorial—The Clock is Ticking

There’s only a few hours left to get your nomination in if you intend to run for AUSU Council.  If you’re a current student and a Voice reader, I encourage you to put your hat in, you’re probably already better informed about many of the issues AUSU Council is dealing with than many of the… Read more »

Editorial—Too Much to Talk About

I’m a happy camper today.  This issue of The Voice Magazine is one of the better ones, and there’s enough to talk about in it that I don’t think I’ll have room to rant on anything else. To start with, our feature article is an interview with what I’ve come to consider a “typical” AU… Read more »

The Poor Love Nut’s Guide for Valentine’s Day

Trying to get ready for Valentine’s Day, but you’re broke?  Many students can identify.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t treat your loved one like a King or Goddess. If, like me, you’re a poor love nut, then I’ve got tips on how to make your true love’s heart throb on Valentine’s Day: Tip #1:… Read more »

Beats from the Basement—Natasha Bedingfield

Artist: Natasha Bedingfield Album: Pocketful of Sunshine With services like Spotify, and considering the current trends in music I think it’d be interesting to go back in time, even just a decade or so ago, to see what kind of music could make a comeback now; especially since we see current artists giving nods to… Read more »

Athabasca University’s 50th Anniversary—Beyond 50

Athabasca University is celebrating their 50th anniversary.  On June 25, 1970, the Order in Council of the Government of Alberta had opened it as a campus-based institution.  Two years later, they decided to run a test pilot of an open, distance university.  The first course they offered was World Ecology in 1973 and, after that,… Read more »

Freedom of Expression versus Inclusivity at the University of Regina

Contentious topics, such as freedom of expression versus truth and reconciliation, are once again at the forefront of Canadian news with recent events at the University of Regina. On January 23, George Elliot Clarke’s lecture at the University entitled “Truth and Reconciliation’ versus ‘the Murdered and Missing’: Examining Indigenous Experiences of (In)Justice in Four Saskatchewan… Read more »