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 »

Post Secondary Platform Round-Up

With the federal election nearly upon us, students are looking for some indications of just which party should win their vote. To help you with that decision, I’ve taken the time on behalf of The Voice Magazine to carefully go through several of the parties’ election platforms to find what they are promising for post-secondary… Read more »

How to Survive Studying with Children

Distance learning is hard.  Studying from home takes enormous amounts of self-discipline, motivation, and perseverance—even more so for those of us who have children.  As an AU graduate with two children, I discovered some tips and tricks along the way to manage the chaos of studying at home with kids. Plan Ahead This is probably… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Christine Dubois

“Some say that our destiny is tied to the land, as much a part of us as we are of it.  Others say fate is woven together like a cloth, so that one’s destiny intervenes with many others.  It is the one thing that we search for, or fight to change.  Some never find it. … Read more »

Music Review—Wide Eyed Elk Ensemble

Artist: Fences Album: Wide Eyed Elk Ensemble American indie rock singer Christopher Mansfield, aka Fences, has released a new album—Wide Eyed Elk Ensemble.  “While singer-songwriter Christopher Mansfield has made a name for himself via a steady string of critically acclaimed solo releases and collaborations with the likes of Tegan and Sara, Macklemore, Death Cab for… Read more »

Surviving a Road Trip with Young Children

Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing throughout Canada, many of us are making plans to travel again—at least within the country.  Traveling with young children can be intimidating, especially if you’re preparing for a long car ride.  My kids and I frequently drive over six hours away to visit family, so I’ve had plenty of… Read more »

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 »