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Navigating the Educational System with Chronic Illness or Disability

Canadian students can have difficulty navigating today’s educational systems.  Globalization has rapidly increased in recent years, resulting in a faster paced society; one driven by consumption, relentless productivity, and a hunger for external validation.  There is pressure for students to excel in school, obtain high-paying careers, take care of their families, and accumulate wealth.  But… Read more »

Porkpie Hat—Moments Beyond Hope

“I think it is no exaggeration to say we are on the cusp of the further perfection of extreme evil, an evil whose possibility spreads well beyond that which weapons of mass destruction bequeathed to the nation-states, on to a surprising and terrible empowerment of extreme individuals.” – Bill Joy “The best lack all conviction,… Read more »

Editorial—Devil in the Details

I’m a little bit nervous for this issue. Darjeeling Jones’ latest article, “Is it Wrong that I am a Satan Worshipper”, is sure to raise some eyebrows based on the title alone.  Controversial articles are always a bit concerning to me because I know the AU student audience is a bit different from the standard… Read more »

The Fit Student—Could Breast Implants Cause Disease?

“Many thousands of women were told that breast implants were safe and ‘would last a lifetime’” (Kolb, location 147 of 3363, 4%). As students, you likely don’t carry much cash.  Some broke AU femmes might ponder working part-time at pubs.  And some of these women may opt for breast implants.  But I urge you—do neither. … Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Apr 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for June May 9: AUSU Council Meeting May 10: Deadline to register in a course starting June 1 May 15: June degree requirements deadline… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Google Scholar Webinar Tues, Mar 19, 9:00 to 10:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary BComm/CPA  Info Session Tues, Mar 19, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/bcomm-cpa-information-session-10/ Register online at above link Undergrad Program Orientation for New Students Wed, Mar 20, 5:00 to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship Sponsored by:  A-1 Auto Transport Deadline:  March 10, 2019 Potential payout:  up to $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be full- or part-time students in an accredited or non-accredited institute, truck driving school, or other logistics program, and have a GPA of at least 3.0. What’s required:  An email with… Read more »