Columns

Sounding Off

Last week we asked, why you chose to study at AU? Here are the replies so far: Excellent Reputation. Fiona Ott This morning my sisters that go to U of A and Grant MacEwan woke up. They showered, changed, ran around the house and looked for books. One started a car while one searched for… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Students from “High-Risk” institutions will not receive student loans

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. Students from “High-risk” institutions will not receive student loans CanWest news (The Edmonton Journal, November… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

No advice on how to get a date and no advice on how to tap a keg, yet this website actually has something about university (just like it said!) http://www.canadian-universities.net/index.html After searching for websites about university and post secondary in general, I came up with more “party” sites than I could count. Now I like… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I am not an AU student, but I was looking through the website and came upon the Voice and your column and was hoping that you could answer a question for me. I just recently celebrated my fortieth birthday and had somewhat of a mid-life crisis. I do not feel that I have… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – McGill Student Files Grievance Over Plagiarism Policy

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. A McGill student, Jesse Rosenfeld, has filed… Read more »

Sounding Off – Your Assignment

A Voice reader has an assignment for you. She’s asked to know why her fellow students chose to study at AU. Send us your comments, in 200 words or less, and we’ll print them in the next Sounding Off column. In our reader’s own words, “let us know who’s out there … and why they… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – RESP’s Benfit the Rich!

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. REGISTERED EDUCATION SAVINGS PLANS BENEFIT THE RICH! In an… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

One’s a little bit country and one’s a little bit rock and roll, but thank God neither are Donny and Marie (I swear those perky child stars will be the death of me). Roughstock – http://www.roughstock.com/ I am a country music dummy. Ask me anything about country music post 1991 and I won’t know “you… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, Is it true that there are miracle cures out there for improving memory? I can read a chapter in my textbook and not remember what was at the beginning by the time I get to the end! I’m only in my mid-thirties, and I’m already losing my memory! Can’t Even Remember My Name… Read more »

Primetime Update

Week of November 19, 2003 Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime update gives you the rundown. Friends Last week, Monica and Chandler were visited by a social worker, who happened to know Joey from a “past encounter,” Ross and Rachel faced their fears of spiders and swing sets, respectively, and Phoebe and Mike, made… Read more »