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AUSU This Month

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS The AUSU Legislative Committee is looking for active members who can help us create and change AUSU policy for the benefit of all our members. We need volunteers who have a good sense of right and wrong, who are able to understand policy documents, who can extrapolate well to predict… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, Since starting studies at AU, I’ve been experiencing severe constipation. Is constipation related to stress? Can you suggest anything for constipation? Worried in Ontario Dear Worried, Well it’s not everyday that people write in to ask about poop. I remember in an introductory cultural anthropology course textbook it stated that the ONE thing… Read more »

Primetime Update

Week of October 31, 2003 Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime update gives you the rundown. Friends Last week Rachel ordered a penis cake (it was supposed to be a bunny) from the bakery for Emma’s first birthday and the show was centered on the party itself, which Emma slept through. This week, well,… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

Silver Linings Last week (http://www.ausu.org/voice/articles/columndisplay.php?ART=2215), I pointed out some potentially disturbing decisions by the newly elected Provincial Government of Ontario. This week, it looks like I may have jumped the gun. I’m sure there’ll be plenty of opportunity later to find something wrong, but at the moment it looks like the new government might be… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Film Review: Arsenic and Old Lace

This is one of those brilliant classic black and white films that, thankfully, Hollywood hasn’t yet redone. The story centers around the likeable Cary Grant (as Mortimer), who has come home to see his favourite aunts and found they are having a quiet funeral for a gentleman who was renting one of the rooms in… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

Can’t find that course on Soil Sciences at AU? Try http://www.distanceedcanada.ca Athabasca University is hands-down the most comprehensive post secondary distance education institution in Canada. It has the largest selection of courses and programs in Canada, and suits the needs of thousands of students nationwide and abroad. But did you know almost every university in… Read more »

AUSU This Month

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS The AUSU Legislative Committee is looking for active members who can help us create and change AUSU policy for the benefit of all our members. We need volunteers who have a good sense of right and wrong, who are able to understand policy documents, who can extrapolate well to predict… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education, HUMN 285

This column will focus on educational issues affecting post-secondary students. It will address a wide range of topics. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. SINGING THE BLUES: Recently, a new series entitled “The… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I have an odd question. The other day I was over at an acquaintances’ house while she was preparing supper and I was horrified to see her using dish soap to clean her vegetables!! Am I the only one who thinks this is odd? Or have I been inadequately cleaning my vegetables for… Read more »