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AUSU This Month

TUTOR BIOS AUSU provides tutor bios on the AUSU website, so that you can learn more about the person on the other end of the phone. Tutors are selected for inclusion on the Tutor Bio pages by nomination from students, If you have had a tutor that you want to know more about, write Mac… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Foreign Students are University Cash Cows

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. 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. Foreign Students are University Cash Cows A recent news article alleged that Canadian universities are… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

Defence Research Flowering One of the reasons why I am a proud Canadian is that we do things just a little bit differently from a good portion of the world. As a case in point, the Defence Department has released a spot-light (http://www.drdc-rddc.gc.ca/newsevents/spotlight/spotlight_e.asp) on one of its Research and Development projects. The research, being done… Read more »

Primetime Update

Missed your favourite shows? No problem. Primetime update gives you the rundown. Friends After having at least a month off, we finally get a new episode. This is much to my relief, since reruns are killing me. On the last new episode, Monica and Chandler got the exciting news that a chick in Ohio was… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Book Review: The Eugenics Wars II

Remember last year I reviewed the first book in this original Star Trek series? Well: I finished the second book with as much relish as the first. It’s not that the book is so supremely clever in plot although it has many good ideas “? that isn’t my thrill. It is Greg Cox’s writing that… Read more »

AUSU This Month

TUTOR BIOS AUSU provides tutor bios on the AUSU website, so that you can learn more about the person on the other end of the phone. Tutors are selected for inclusion on the Tutor Bio pages by nomination from students, If you have had a tutor that you want to know more about, write Mac… Read more »

Dear Heather

In December, The Voice said goodbye to the popular Dear Sandra column, and AU students lost one source of valuable advice. This week, we are pleased to introduce Dear Heather, your newest source of advice on life, learning, love, and more: Send your questions to advice.voice@ausu.org to be featured in an upcoming column. Dear Heather,… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

The Priorities of Privatization Albertans will see a nice rebate on their gas bills over the next month or so as the provincial government’s rebate program (http://www.gov.ab.ca/home/Index.cfm?Page=559) has kicked into gear. What this means is that the price of gas rose to over $5.50/GJ. In fact, it soared to over $7.50/GJ, and so rebates of… Read more »