Columns

Primetime Update

Week of December 3, 2003 Missed your favourite shows? No problem. Primetime update gives you the rundown. Survivor: Pearl Islands In the last edition of Primetime Update, we lost Christa because the women were still too stupid to get rid of Jon and Burton. This edition is all inclusive, covering a whole 3 hours of… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

It’s the season to be giving, so I thought as a gift to Premier Klein, Minister Oberg, and a whole new Federal Cabinet, I’d give them the gift of a week’s silence, and myself the gift of not having to read their self-congratulatory releases this week. Merry Christmas folks!

Flicks & Folios – Film Review: Brotherhood of the Wolf

Magnificent camera work and intricate plot make you stay put. I am astonished at this film’s impossible to describe genre. It is a sludge pile of martial arts kick-fest, medieval art project, baudy sex romp and science fiction. This project from France is labeled a “horror,” but honestly I see that as only one aspect… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – 3 years, or 4?

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. What is the difference between a three-year bachelor degree and a four-year bachelor degree? Well,… Read more »

The Net Nerds Profiles

Ahh: the joy of goofing off. Recently I described an acquaintance who is unemployed and plays PS2 all day as a “slacker.” “Not so,” a friend reminded me, “slackers are people who actually have jobs but go to work and do nothing all day.” So true, so true. So this week I dedicate my column… Read more »

Sounding Off

The question this week is simple. What is your favorite family Christmas tradition? Send your comments to voice@ausu.org, and indicate if we can print your response.

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

Your cuticles are bleeding, donuts fear you, and your dog has been spending the better part of the week whimpering under the couch. You need Stress Inc. http://stress.jrn.columbia.edu/site/index.html. It’s that time of year again. Presents, food, nasty relatives, crowded malls and final exams. In other words, stress. Stress Inc. is the be all end all… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, How does one become an AUSU councillor? I think it would be great to be able to help my fellow students, and I’d like to become a councillor. AU Student in Edmonton. Dear AU Student, The only requirement to becoming an AUSU councillor is being an AU student. It does not matter where… Read more »

Primetime Update

Missed your favourite shows? No problem. Primetime update gives you the rundown. Friends No new episode this week. Maybe we’ll see one after the holiday season. Friends airs on Thursdays at 8:00pm Alberta Time, on Global (channel 7 in Calgary) Survivor: Pearl Islands Last week the chick failed to prevail and let Jon (who lied… Read more »