Features

Minds We Meet—Brittany Lee Acton

Most of us tend to complain that we have too much on our plates, but there are many around us who tend to carry too much on a platter instead of a plate.  Through The Voice Magazine team and AU students alike, we are able to get an insight into the lives of our peers… Read more »

Call for Abstracts—The Graduate Student Research Conference

Call for abstracts open until July 27! The Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association (AUGSA) and the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) are excited to announce the call for abstracts is now open for the 2021 Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC), taking place virtually on October 1-2, 2021. The theme of this year’s conference, “Then, Now,… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Amy Mayer

As a wave of sweltering heat radiated across Canada, and most of us celebrated Canada Day without fireworks and outdoor parades; The Voice Magazine team continued to work tirelessly to bring forward inspirational stories of AU students from all around the world so we can form deeper connections and learn from each other’s life experiences…. Read more »

Minds We Meet—Jessie Goodwin

The Voice Magazine has been featuring inspirational stories of AU students from around the world so we can find solace during challenging time and push ourselves to achieve our dreams together.  Help build the AU community, write to voice@voicemagazine.org if you’re willing to be featured in our Minds We Meet column. This week we were… Read more »

Questioning the Candidates—2021 AUSU By-Election Edition

In just a few days (June 24th, watch your e-mail), AUSU Council will begin accepting votes for the current by-election. With six seats available on Council, that’s just under half the total votes, nearly enough to change the entire direction that Council is going, so it’s important that you consider who want to take those… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Narmeen Nasir

Can you give us a little bit of background information about yourself? Who are you? Where do you live, where do you come from? “I came to Canada with my family from Pakistan, seven years ago, when I was 12 years old.  We initially landed in Yellowknife and I started middle school there.  In Pakistan… Read more »

Surviving Mandatory Isolation with Children

At this point, many of us have had to endure the torture of a mandatory 10-to-14-day isolation period after testing positive for COVID-19 or being identified as a close contact of someone with a confirmed case.  For those of us with young children, this can be especially difficult—even more so for those who do not… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Dustin Karpovich

Who are your fellow students?  It can feel like you are all alone in your studies, but across the nation, around the globe, students like you are also pursuing their AU education, and The Voice Magazine wants to bring their stories to you.  If you would like to be featured next, do not hesitate to… Read more »

#ODSPoverty: Where the D now stands for despair

Sometimes I am at a loss for words—which is a mighty rare thing for someone from the east coast who is frequently hopped up on caffeine, chocolate milk, or rage. What continues to blow my grey matter is how, in a wealthy country whose pundits praise its kindness, generosity to other nations, and other treatments… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Adrienne Braithwaite

Who are your fellow students?  It can feel like you are all alone in your studies, but across the nation, around the globe, students like you are also pursuing their AU education, and The Voice Magazine wants to bring their stories to you.  If you would like to be featured next, do not hesitate to… Read more »