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Taking Notes: Eye on Education – RateMyTeachers.ca for jr. and sr. high school students

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. University students have been taking advantage of RateMyProfessors.ca (http://www.ratemyprofessors.ca/)… Read more »

Primetime Update

Week of November 7, 2003 Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime updated gives you the rundown. Friends Phoebe is asked by Mike to get rid of some of her stuff before he moves in. This includes a painting of a woman, who appears to be climbing out of the painting. Rachel and Monica fight… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

Wonders Never Cease What a change an election makes. Once again I find myself in the unusual position of having to praise a provincial government’s actions on post-secondary education. The new provincial government of Ontario has provided a pleasant surprise for post-secondary students in that province. Specifically, they have announced (http://ogov.newswire.ca/ontario/GPOE/2003/11/07/c9889.html?lmatch=&lang=_e.html) an intention to freeze… Read more »

The Net Nerd’s Profiles

Are you a student with a disability who needs resources about university life and contact with other disabled students? Go to http://www.enablelink.org OK, I realize this site is not directly related to education, but there are some great educational links and support available to disabled students. Working on courses alone is often lonely and it… Read more »

AUSU This Month

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS The AUSU Legislative Committee is looking for active members who can help us create and change AUSU policy for the benefit of all our members. We need volunteers who have a good sense of right and wrong, who are able to understand policy documents, who can extrapolate well to predict… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, Since starting studies at AU, I’ve been experiencing severe constipation. Is constipation related to stress? Can you suggest anything for constipation? Worried in Ontario Dear Worried, Well it’s not everyday that people write in to ask about poop. I remember in an introductory cultural anthropology course textbook it stated that the ONE thing… Read more »

Primetime Update

Week of October 31, 2003 Missed your favorite shows? No problem. Primetime update gives you the rundown. Friends Last week Rachel ordered a penis cake (it was supposed to be a bunny) from the bakery for Emma’s first birthday and the show was centered on the party itself, which Emma slept through. This week, well,… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

Silver Linings Last week (http://www.ausu.org/voice/articles/columndisplay.php?ART=2215), I pointed out some potentially disturbing decisions by the newly elected Provincial Government of Ontario. This week, it looks like I may have jumped the gun. I’m sure there’ll be plenty of opportunity later to find something wrong, but at the moment it looks like the new government might be… Read more »