Articles

Telemarketing: Making it Zen

We’ve all been there. We’re tired, busy, or eating dinner and the phone rings and we rush to get it. Only about half of the time is the person on the other end someone we want to talk to. We know this before we get the phone, but rarely does this stop us. We might… Read more »

Riverboat – continued

The summer following the boat launch escapade on the banks of the Frazer River (see last week’s the Voice), I was once again working for the BC Forest Service at NIFAC. From the beginning of May through the end of August I, along with around twenty coworkers, lived in and worked out of a camp… Read more »

THE MOVIE REVIEW!

Title: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (VHS) Performers: Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin This movie is a disappointment to the entertainment industry and to viewers worldwide. Previews and advertisements depict the movie as an interesting remake of the original Dr. Seuss story, and something that the whole family can enjoy. Instead the… Read more »

NEWS OF OTHER STUDENTS’ UNIONS – U of A student union seeks more power over student groups

EDMONTON (CUP) — A proposed bylaw that would give the University of Alberta’s student union greater control over the finances of some independent campus student organizations is drawing fire. The student union is proposing the establishment of four committees that would oversee student groups that collect more than half their operating budgets through direct student… Read more »

Community Involvement

This last week, the youth group that I belong to in Red Deer went door to door, asking people to take a few moments and answer a few questions. Two of the questions were: 1) What can youth in this community do to improve their world? 2) Every day we hear about murders, child abuse,… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

Indigenous Education Event Thursday January 31, 2002 – 6:00 p.m. @ the Provincial Museum of Alberta Infoline: 428-2064 / E-mail: janism@athabascau.ca Athabasca University is launching its new Indigenous Education initiative with the Canadian premiere screening of Yolngu Boy, an Australian film about Indigenous youth, at the Provincial Museum in Edmonton the evening of Thursday, January… Read more »

Teacher’s On Strike – The Heart of the Issue

On February 4, teachers in several districts of the Alberta region will strike unless their demands for increased funding are met. If this occurs, not only children will suffer, but parents and communities as well. With children out of school, many working parents will have to stay at home until the strike is over. If… Read more »