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Jeepers Creepers:

Larry and I avoid horror films. You see, generally neither of us is riveted by being scared silly. Okay, sure, there are a few classics we admire and watch, say ALIEN for instance. That was until I was flipping through the cable line-up for the month. Something took my eye in the write up for… Read more »

Alpha-Naught

There is a problem that derives from a seemingly inherent dualism with respect to our thoughts about the divine. This paradox is generated by the tension between the contrary notions of immanence and transcendence. The immanent deity is the divine being or force, which manifests itself here in our world, and the transcendent deity is… Read more »

Beyond the Headlines

The Society of Friends of Nepal (SOFON) exists to: · Promote education and relief of poverty of the underprivileged communities through training in career skills; · To increase awareness and appreciation of the problems of underprivileged communities, especially in the global south by organizing educational programs; · To administer and operate overseas development programs and… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

July was an exciting month for AUSU. At long last the Voice Students’ Publication has a permanent home online. Our new site launched with the July 24th issue. The completion of the Voice website is a landmark event as we are now able to move on to an even larger project – the construction of… Read more »

Is Your Computer A Slave Driver?

Home computers are arguably the most revolutionary invention of the 20th century. Access to the internet has changed how we all gather information, how we entertain ourselves, and for many of us, how we do our jobs and how we learn. In the early part of the century, science fiction buffs looked forward to a… Read more »

What to Do with A Big Lottery Win

Yeah, yeah, we’ve all had the lottery or bingo fantasy. When the Super 7 lottery jacked up to 34 million dollars I finally wrote a list, both comic and serious. I figured by the time I got to Stettler and had the money in my hands I wouldn’t be ABLE to think rationally. Staring at… Read more »

Words and Phrases for Minus One Thousand, Alex.”

In communicating with one and other we all are forced to use some sort of linguistic structure”?some kind of language. Within in most (if not all) languages there are colloquialism, slang, and popular phrasing. Many of us pick up on these and incorporate them into our linguistic habits; that is, we latch on to some… Read more »

The Father Of Serial Killing

**Eight little whores, with no hope of heaven, Gladstone may save one, then there’ll be seven.** Jack the Ripper: Letters from Hell Stewart P. Evans & Keith Skinner Sutton/Oxford (CUP) As prostitutes are found murdered and brutally mutilated from August to November of 1888 in London’s East end, the legend of Jack the Ripper is… Read more »

Celibacy as Chrysalis for Celestial Coitus

There are those who have little respect or appreciation for the occurrence of mystical experiences in another individual’s life. These people are often wrapped up in a guise of scientific skepticism and have no way of relating so-called “paranormal” occurrences to their own lives. It is these people who have a tendency to dismiss mystical… Read more »