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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 »

AU Profiles – Student Lakshmanan Ravindran

STUDENT: Lakshmanan Ravindran What is your name? Lakshmanan Ravindran (You can call me Ravi for short ). Where do you live? Whitby, Ontario. Do you have a family, kids or pets? Family. Wife Madhu, kids Ishita ( age 9 ) and Rahul ( age 6 ). Tell us a little about your hobbies, interests and… Read more »

COMPUTER BUYING FOR DUMMIES. HOW TO BUY LIKE A GEEK

By George Lister, The Argus THUNDER BAY, ONT. (CUP)“?At first glance this seems like an odd time of year to write about buying a computer since most people, not just students, do that in September. The first reason for doing it now is that there are usually other stories to tell when school kicks off,… Read more »

Construction Woes

Several weeks back I asked a construction worker in the nearest truck what the “street hacking” was about. He said that the railroad line had to move over and that the company wanted it dealt with by Christmas. He expressed pretty serious reservations about whether it would be done by Santa’s visit. He needn’t have… Read more »

Alberta Commission on Learning shares status report

Press release from Alberta Learning, February 4, 2003 Edmonton… Thorough and thoughtful. That’s how Alberta’s Minister of Learning is describing the work done so far by Alberta’s Commission on Learning. The Minister recently reviewed the Commission’s status report and has asked them to share their progress with Albertans. “Alberta’s Commission on Learning has shown dedication… Read more »

A VOICE EXCLUSIVE SERIES – The Popstar Experience, Part two

Part 2 in a continuing series about the Canadian Television talent competition, Popstars: The One. For part 1of this series, see: http://www.ausu.org/voice/articles/articledisplay.php?ART=382 Getting Amaya to the Citadel callbacks was a bit easier than the first auditions, but she was still not completely motivated. A second selection of songs had been provided to choose from, but… Read more »