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A VOICE INTERVIEW – WITH AUTHOR: H. MEL MALTON

First of all thanks for agreeing to be interviewed Mel. This is a real treat for me seeing as you’re my favourite author. Q. Sorry. I have to ask:I’m sure we’re all curious what your first initial stands for. Is it a secret? A. My given name is Helena – a name that was chronically… Read more »

DON’T COMPLAIN IF YOU AREN’T WILLING TO FIGHT

They hesitate, and they regret, and sometimes they petition; but they do nothing in earnest and with effect. They will wait, well disposed, of others to remedy the evil, that they may no longer have it to regret. Resistance to Civil Government -Henry David Thoreau I have recently heard a lot of complaints from my… Read more »

THE HARRIED STUDENT: STUDENT OF THE WORLD

My new editor asked me a question. She asked: Did you have a major system shock coping with the climate change from England? A fair question. But it can only be understood if you know my situation. I’m a Canadian, an Albertan, to be specific. I’ve been doing distance ed since before the hoodoos were… Read more »

AU Profiles – Student: Angela Fergus

STUDENT: Angela Fergus What province and city/town do you live in? Just outside Saint John, New Brunswick (Nerepis). Do you have a family/ kids/ pets ? I have a wonderful husband, 2 children (a son aged 13 and a daughter aged 11), three cats, a hamster and lots of fish. What are your hobbies /… Read more »

2003 Bryon Paege Memorial Award – Call For Nominations

CUPE Local 3911 is currently accepting nominations for the 2002 Bryon Paege Memorial Award. This annual $450 award, sponsored by CUPE Local 3911, is presented at the end of June in each year to a recipient selected by the Bryon Paege Memorial Award Selection Committee from among those nominated. The election committee is composed of… Read more »

Voice Writer honoured: NEWS FROM THE INSIDER

Distinguished Alumni Award Audrey-Lynn Karperien is the recipient of the 2002 Distinguished Alumni Award. She graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of General Studies with great distinction and although her numerous scholarships and appearances on the honour’s list would suggest otherwise, Audrey didn’t devote all her energies to her studies. She has been an active… Read more »

BOOK(s) REVIEW: THE WORKS OF H. MEL MALTON

Next week the Voice will feature part one of an interview with H. Mel Malton: Getting tired of waiting for the same authors to pen a new book? Want to find something fantastic and Canadian? How about one of the books of H. Mel Malton? In a world dominated by J.K. Rowling, perhaps you’re ready… Read more »

LIBRARY 101 – CONTRIBUTED BY AU’S THE INSIDER

Continuing the series of Things You Should Know About the Library, librarian Elaine Magusin shares additional Frequently Asked Questions: Q: Why do I have to enter my username and password to get into the databases? A: The journal databases are subscription-based products. The AU Library has purchased subscriptions to these databases for the use of… Read more »