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Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Course Alert, PSYC 375

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, along with any personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. COURSE ALERT : A new required course… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I have been “single” since a tough divorce two years ago. I loved my husband and he broke my heart by leaving me for our neighbor, a widow. I’m currently enrolled at AU working full-time (5 courses every 6 months) toward a Bachelor of General Studies degree. I don’t have much free time… Read more »

Primetime Update

Week of October 24, 2003 Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime updated gives you the rundown on what happened on TV this week. Friends This week’s episode was supposed to be titled, “The one with the cake.” However, as luck would have it, the network decided to show en episode from last season in… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

You’ve seen “The Trouble with Tribbles” a dozen times, and Letterman just doesn’t seem as funny now that you know he’ll be raising a human being , try: http://www.accesslearning.com/ Ok, so these sites aren’t technically on the AU webpages, but I did find the links within the halls of AU, so there! Let’s face it,… Read more »

AUSU This Month

ATTENTION AU UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS! Bill 43 Info Forum Tuesday, October 21, 2003 6:30pm Mountain Standard Time Alberta’s proposed Post-Secondary Learning Act (Bill 43) will directly affect students of all post-secondary institutions in Alberta, including all Athabasca University undergraduate students living in Canada. Come to the AUSU Bill 43 Forum to hear what’s happening with Bill… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

How to Sink 62 Million Dollars The Provincial Government of British Columbia is investing 62 million dollars (http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/nrm_news_releases/2003MAE0040-000896.htm) in underwater research facilities. The North-East Pacific Time-series Undersea Networked Experiments project is, according to the description, “Thirty undersea laboratories : connected by 3,000 kilometres of powered fibre-optic cable.” But it’s not life under the sea as… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Will You be Able to Send Your Children to University?

This column will focus directly on educational issues that affect post-secondary students. It will address a wide range of topics. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, along with any personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. AU students may already have… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, My fiancĂ© wants to have our wedding at a lake resort and have the ceremony at a nearby botanical gardens, with about 75 guests. My parents are pressuring us to have the wedding in my home town, at the church and complete with 500 guests. I am torn between both pleasing my fiancĂ©… Read more »