Features

Minds We Meet—Kieran Porter

Who are your fellow students?  At times, in an online learning environment, it can feel like you are all alone, but across the nation and around the globe, students just like you are also pursuing their Athabasca University (AU) studies!  Each week, The Voice Magazine will be bringing you some of these stories.  If you… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Ceder

Who are your fellow students?  At times, in an online learning environment, it can feel like you are all alone, but across the nation and around the globe, students just like you are also pursuing their Athabasca University (AU) studies!  Each week, The Voice Magazine will be bringing you some of these stories.  If you… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Selena Burke

Who are your fellow students?  At times, in an online learning environment, it can feel like you are all alone, but across the nation and around the globe, students just like you are also pursuing their Athabasca University (AU) studies!  Each week, The Voice Magazine will be bringing you some of these stories.  If you… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Michelle Jeanveau

Who are your fellow students?  At times, in an online learning environment, it can feel like you are all alone, but across the nation and around the globe students just like you are also pursuing their Athabasca University (AU) studies.  Each week, The Voice Magazine will be bringing you some of these stories.  If you… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Hanna Habke

Who are your fellow students?  At times, in an online learning environment, it can feel like you are all alone, but across the nation and around the globe, students just like you are also pursuing their Athabasca University (AU) studies!  Each week, The Voice Magazine will be bringing you some of these stories.  If you… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Natalie Lapa

This week, I had a chance to get an insight into the life journey of Natalie Lapa who moved from Langley, BC, to Spruce Grove, Alberta, and has resided there for more than a decade. Natalie had been homeschooled from Kindergarten through Grade 12 by her mother and started her journey at Athabasca University pursuing… Read more »

Council Connection—The Budget One

On Thursday, September 20th, 2021, AUSU Council met at 6:30 pm for the first time since July.  Councillor Jesse Poriz was absent with regrets and Councillor Regan Johnson arrived later in the evening. The land acknowledgements, agenda, and minutes were quickly read through and approved, and Council moved on to the business of the evening…. Read more »

Clare’s Law—Help or Hindrance?

On April 1st 2021, The Disclosure To Protect Against Domestic Violence Act, or “Clare’s Law”, came into effect in Alberta.  According to the Government of Alberta’s website, this law gives people who feel at risk of domestic violence a way to get information about their partners so they can make informed choices about their safety…. Read more »

How The Pandemic is Harming People with Disabilities

Shannon Heroux, a deaf woman from California, recently went viral on TikTok after trying to bring attention to the struggles of the deaf and hard of hearing community during the pandemic.  In her videos, Shannon can be seen crying in her car after being denied service at Dunkin Donuts because she was unable to communicate… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Lorie Tran

Lorie Tran resides in Calgary, Alberta and is currently in Third year of the Bachelor of General Science program.  She is also a new member of AUSU’s MEC Committee position at AUSU.  About that, she said, “I hope I can contribute my support to students during this year with their student life.  I want to… Read more »