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Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

A Freeze Hits Alberta The Alberta government seems to have an interesting set of priorities. For instance, it recently announced (http://www.gov.ab.ca/acn/200311/15526.html) Bill 53 would place a freeze on auto-insurance premiums. It also recently announced (http://www.gov.ab.ca/acn/200311/15508.html) that Bill 43, even with the amendments, would remove any type of tuition cap from the public post-secondary system. Now… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Film review: Bullet to Beijing

In most of Michael Caine’s films he plays a loud Cockney – an irritating but charming fellow – but not so with this spy thriller with more twists and turns than a mountain road! The film begins by revealing some of the traits of Caine’s character, Harry Palmer. He’s a healthy, sexually interested Brit who… Read more »

FINAL WEEK – ANNUAL READER SURVEY!

This is the first Voice Annual Reader Survey in years! Your input is vital to help the Voice maintain relevance to its diverse audience, and it is also necessary in order to show that The Voice is read and enjoyed by AU students. At this time, we have no demographics on Voice readers. In order… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

The Alberta Advantaged Athabasca University’s importance to the Alberta Provincial Government was once again outlined in a recent press release (http://www.gov.ab.ca/acn/200311/15476.html). The Alberta Government proudly proclaims in the headline that “The official launch of eCampus Alberta means Alberta’s post-secondary students will have access to courses offered by institutions throughout Alberta, without having to leave their… Read more »

Flicks & Folios – Film Review: Tower of Terror (1997)

Well, Hallowe’en was coming up soon when this flick aired on the Family Channel, so, the TV world decided to look up “scary” in the film purchase books. This film is a harmless Disney flick, but it’s entertaining and well done. I’d consider it ok for some of the older children out there as long… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

The Kobe Bryant defense fund folded and now you need a new cause? Go quick to http://www.deregulationnation.com ! A lot of you out there have heard bits and pieces about Bill 43. Perhaps you’ve seen the poster in The Voice or you’ve been hearing about it here and there. Well this is the website to… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – AU Exam Scheduling

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. AU EXAM SCHEDULING Did you know that you must… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I just read a Voice article about a woman and her pickles [Pickles by D. Jabbour, v11 i41, Oct 8/03]. My mother-in-law also makes pickles. Her pickles are absolutely delicious. She just made a new batch this time using Green Beans. She is unbelievable as a person and as a cook. She works… Read more »

Primetime Update

Week of November 14, 2003 Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime updated gives you the rundown. Friends Rachel and Monica fight over who will receive the ugly painting from Phoebe’s apartment. Joey and Chandler go through a lit between their two careers, while Ross gets rejected by the grant committee (his girlfriend’s ex) as… Read more »