Vol. 10 Iss. 28

Volume 10 Issue 28 - 07/24/2002

FED WATCH!

Biosciences Growing in Ottawa The Government of Ottawa is investing thirty million dollars [SEE: http://www.premier.gov.on.ca/english/news/Ottawa071602.htm] in building space for 1,500 more students at the University of Ottawa. This means that these seats will cost approximately $20,000 per student, actually, the cost is somewhat less as some of that money will be going into the renewal… Read more »

From My Perspective

As AU students, most of us are working towards a degree with the hope that we will find a new career, a job in a field that we enjoy, where our talents and abilities are utilized to the maximum. Many of us have experienced the daily grind of having to work at a job we… Read more »

Presto Chango: Nike not welcome in Toronto’s Kensington Market

Photo credit: Adbusters Spoof Ad Campaign http://www.adbusters.org/ When Nike moved into Toronto’s Kensington Market, a vibrant neighbourhood of alternative youth culture, they should have known they would have a fight on their hands. Shortly after the Nike “Presto showroom” opened, local graffiti artists let Nike know it wasn’t welcome by tagging buildings and mailboxes with… Read more »

Sharing the Memoirs of My Father’s Life

My father, Peter Kutsak, turned 83 last January. Eight years ago, he sat down in front of a computer for the very first time in his life and taught himself how to use Word Perfect. Over the next four years he typed up pages and pages of notes, written with his age-wobbly hand, of his… Read more »

Is It Still Better To Give?

Everyone knows donating your old clothes is fine; just find the nearest bin. However, what if you are trying to donate something larger or you are uncertain they will be able to use your gift? Seeing old furniture discarded on streets and in alleys I felt sure these people just didn’t bother to call someone… Read more »

Same-Sex Equality Issues

On Friday, July 12th the Ontario Superior Court of Justice set a precedent by ruling that provinces are violating the constitutional rights of same-sex couples by refusing to issue marriage licenses. As a young gay male that actively participates in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT) community here in Calgary, I reviewed the details of… Read more »

The Empire Never Ended:

“The empire never ended,” was a phrase that science fiction author Philip K. Dick was fond of using now and then to describe the state of our world. He was referring to the alleged “fall” of the Roman Empire; however, his sentiment is that there was no fall, but only a changing of the guard…. Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear

Through many months of hard work, the new Voice site is now up and running. I hope you will be as pleased as we are with the results of our efforts, and will feel inspired to submit articles and provide copious amounts of feedback regarding further fine tuning and development of The Voice. I would… Read more »

EDITOR’s ANNOUNCEMENT RE: ARCHIVES

I have recently received several “?Letters To The Editor’ in regards to the missing archive files. I thank you for your patience during this time of transition regarding our webpage, and I would like to assure all of you that the Archives will be available shortly. Thank-you for your support and concern, Tammy Moore, Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I have recently received several “?Letters To The Editor’ in regards to the missing archive files. I thank you for your patience during this time of transition regarding our webpage, and I would like to assure all of you that the Archives will be available shortly. Thank-you for your support and concern, Tammy Moore, Editor