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The Post-Secondary Learning Act, also known as Bill 43, received first reading in legislature last week before being tabled until fall. The Act is an attempt by the government to combine the Universities Act with acts governing other post-secondary institutes in the province. In putting forward Bill 43, the Alberta government seems to have found… Read more »

Editorial Pages

THE VOICE: 1993 – 2003 10 YEARS AS YOUR STUDENT NEWSPAPER THIS WEEK The Voice introduces a new fiction writer, Carolyn Vaughan. Read part one of her dark tale about an overworked nurse kept too long on the night shift, then read more about Carolyn in AU Profiles. If you would like to be featured… Read more »

AU Profiles

Student: Carolyn Ann Vaughan Hi Carolyn. Thanks for volunteering for AU Profiles! Tell us about where you live, and your family: I currently live in Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia. It is about a two-hour drive from the major city of Halifax Nova Scotia. Incidentally, I am an eighth generation Vaughan in Nova Scotia, directly descended… Read more »

The Paper – A Look At The Very First Issue of The Voice

Throughout the month of May, the voice will be celebrating its 10th year in publication. Each week I’ll be delving into the archives to provide a retrospective of our paper, and by extension, the factors affecting AU students throughout the past decade. Many changes in school and government policy have taken place over this time… Read more »

Editorial Pages

THIS WEEK THE VOICE: 1993 – 2003; 10 YEARS AS YOUR STUDENT NEWSPAPER SPECIAL FEATURE: THE PAPER Join us for a retrospective reading of the very first issue of The Voice, then known as The Paper. How much as changed, and how can a study of the past prepare us for the future? SOUNDING OFF… Read more »

AUSU VP External Elected CAUS Chair

The Voice congratulates AUSU VP External Shirley Barg, who was recently elected Chair of the Council of Alberta University Students [CAUS]. AUSU has been a member of CAUS since 1993, and Shirley has been on the CAUS board since 2001. She is the first representative of AUSU to hold the position of CAUS chair. CAUS… Read more »

Editorial Pages

THIS WEEK From My Perspective: Debbie Jabbour writes about her experiences with AU exams and talks about a stipulation for scheduling longer exams that you need to know about. Read the article, then send me your funny, frightening or just plain weird exam stories for a future Sounding Off column. Also read this week’s Dear… Read more »

AU Honors List, December 2002

AUSU would like to congratulate the following students who made the December 2002 Honours List: STUDENT – PROGRAM – YEAR – ADDRESS Baird, Joanne – BN – Year 3 – Grand Falls-Windsor, NL Balaski, Beverly – BN – Year 3 – Regina, SK Bech-Hansen, Angela – BADMN – Year 2 – Richmond Hill, ON Benedict,… Read more »