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Primetime Update

Week of September 26, 2003 Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime updated gives you the rundown on what happened on TV this week. Friends: SEASON PREMIERE Last season, we left off in Barbados with Mike and Phoebe back together, Ross and Charlie as well as Joey and Rachel hooking up, and Monica and Chandler… Read more »

AU Profiles – Student: Lindsay Jardine

Tell us about where you live: This week I live in Vancouver. Next week I will be living in my hometown, Fort St John Do you have a family, kids or pets? I have parents named Oliver and Julie, 3 teenage sisters named Lacy, Lanessa and Leslee and 2 cats named Putty and Elsie. When… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

Looking for info on the breeding habits of the naked mole rat? Try http://www.findarticles.com Findarticles.com is a free database of magazine and journal articles. They have articles dating back to 1998 (you know, way back then) from over three hundred magazines and publications. Sometimes the AU library or your local library just doesn’t have the… Read more »

AUSU This Month

Special Bylaw AGM to be held October 15 1800 MST. For details go to: http://www.ausu.org. AUSU IN PERSON DISCUSSION GROUPS Getting together physically with fellow AU students adds to your university experience. Other students will be able to understand and relate to the joys and frustrations of distance learning. It’s also a way to stay… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Book Review: Our Friend The Atom

I recently signed up for a 6-credit course in Anatomy and Physiology from AU. Those of you who know the course may know how intense it is. Quite a head full! I’m taking it for a couple of reasons. First, while I’m getting a B.A. with a major in Psychology, I continue to do Craniosacral… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation…

Saskatchewan, Heal Thyself Wary of the so-called “Brain Drain” (http://ca.fullcoverage.yahoo.com/fc/Canada/Brain_Drain/)of medical professionals, Saskatchewan has embarked on a plan to ensure that they manage to keep their health care workers. The next instalment of this plan was recently announced (http://www.gov.sk.ca/newsrel/releases/2003/09/26-715.html) by the Saskatchewan government, and the program seems to be ramping up. The program is one… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, Does AU have mementos that students can purchase to remember their experience at AU? I’m completing my last course at the end of the month and I’d like a little something to remind me of my time here. Sincerely, J. from Calgary Dear J. Congratulations on completing your studies! Your greatest mementos will… Read more »

Primetime Update

Week of October 31, 2003 Amanda Lyn Baldwin Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime updated gives you the rundown on what happened on TV this week. Due to circumstances beyond her control, Amanda was unable to do the Primetime Update column this week. Please use the following links to obtain information on these program,… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

Arrgh, me Mateys! So it seems yer Federal Government types ‘ave come up wi’ a new bill to keep the likes o’ you an’ me from piratin’ satellites (http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/insmt-gst.nsf/vwGeneratedInterE/sf01907e.html)! And I’m sure thar’s many a pirate out there who’ll be sorely disappointed by this new bill, as there warn’t nothin’ like sailin’ the sea o’… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

What in the hell does pi mean? You better rethink that math course or visit http://www.athabascau.ca/html/services/counselling/math Ah math, my old nemesis. Yes you beat me in grades 9, 10,12 and twice in 11, but I can take you now:I think. Excuse me while I talk to myself (love that Dr. Evil voice). Although I’m far… Read more »