Articles

Feminotzi

I’m not a feminist (at least not in the more negative sense that word has taken on over time), but I do believe in as much equality as can be had between two such disparate species as men and women. What turns me off feminism as a system of belief and practice are the rabid,… Read more »

How’s Your Hygrometer?: A New Year Challenge!

It took me a while to learn what the thing is on my living room wall that reads my room’s humidity. It’s called a hygrometer. It’s obvious that it watches the humidity in our home but it isn’t obvious how much humidity we have or should have. I only know that when I start getting… Read more »

THE CLASSIFIEDS

CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Classified ads must follow the direct guidelines and ethics stated in the Voice Policy and should be submitted to the editor at voice@ausu.org with “?CLASSIFIED AD’… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear… NEW COUNSELLING RESOURCE: How To Write A Term Paper

Julia Nielsen of AU’s Counselling Services Unit [CSU] has created a fantastic resource to help students prepare term papers, available at: http://www.athabascau.ca/html/services/counselling/writing/. The interactive slideshow website takes students step by step through the process of planning, researching, writing, editing and documenting a term paper. Also included are links to sites describing the most popular citation… Read more »

New Tool For AU PSYC Students: History of Psychology Timeline

The Athabasca University Psychology Centre website recently added the History of Psychology Timeline – an exciting new interface for the psychology department’s existing Glossary of Psychological Terms. The Timeline (which can be accessed through http://library.athabascau.ca/drc/subject.htm) is based on data from the glossary, but uses an innovative graphical interface to display the terms and definitions in… Read more »

CLASSIFIEDS

CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Classified ads must follow the direct guidelines and ethics stated in the Voice Policy and should be submitted to the editor at voice@ausu.org with “?CLASSIFIED AD’… Read more »

When You’ve Seen Beyond Yourself

For Christmas someone gave me the DVDs of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and The Who’s Tommy; both exceedingly strange films in their own right – one a messianic pinball odyssey, the other a candy-coloured slap on the wrist to bratty children and the greedy. Watching them both made me very nostalgic for another… Read more »

AU’s Learning Centers Don’t Make The Grade

Athabasca university offers education with convenience that is unparalleled by traditional universities. Everyone who is capable of completing the course work, has equal access to an AU degree, regardless of their geographic location, work schedule, child-care [or elder care] responsibilities, or physical or psychological limitations. AU, in so many ways, fulfills the promise of providing… Read more »

AU Profiles – Student: Wayne Karperien

Voice: Hi Wayne. First off, where do you live? Wayne: At the risk of sounding like a hobo, I have no fixed address. We (my wife, 2 children, and I) are presently living in Salisbury, England. We are moving to Edwards Air Force Base in California right after Christmas. In the last 5 years we… Read more »