Vol. 14 Iss. 11

Volume 14 Issue 11 - 03/24/2006

AUSU This Month – AUSU Election Complete

ELECTION 2006 – NEW COUNCIL ELECTED AUSU election 2006, is over! The new council has begun a 30 day orientation period, after which it will become the new representative board for AU undergraduate students. Five incumbents will be returning for another term, and four new members have joined the AUSU ranks. This new council is… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Airport Adventures

My flight to Salt Lake City was not my first one since 9/11. I knew what to expect. Allow 2 to 2 ½ hours time for check-in and customs on international flights. Have a passport to make the security checks go easier. Don’t pack your handgun, heroin or nail file. No ignorant remarks about explosives… Read more »

The Good Life – Taking a Step

As all of us who have said goodbye to our early-thirties are aware, it truly does become more and more difficult to stay in shape, as you get older. Gone are the days when all that was required to stay lean and healthy were a couple of hours every weekend of dancing at the discotheque… Read more »

Lost & Found – Some Good Ways to Spend Your Time

Take a six-inch by six-inch square cutting from the black coat of a scarecrow at midnight during the dark of the moon when the corn is high. (For this, you will need to sneak out of your bedroom window with your son’s Swiss Army knife tucked into the pocket of your jeans.) For one month,… Read more »

Dear Barb – Do you have a Gambling Addiction?

Dear Barb: I think I may have a problem. About a year ago, a casino opened in my city. Prior to that, I was not exposed to much gambling. My husband and I started going weekly for entertainment. We had a lot of fun and were able to gamble only a certain amount of money…. Read more »

Straight From the Heart

Recently, I placed a sizeable wager with Wayne Gretzky against the Men’s hockey team in Turin. One thing that my recent financial good fortune taught me is that in this crazy, mixed-up world in which we live, our priorities can sometimes become quite screwed-up. Caught-up like mindless automatons in the race for shallow material rewards,… Read more »

International Newsdesk – Boycott Canada

Allegations of mass animal cruelty in Atlantic Canada have been flooding in from around the world. Pressure groups in the US, Britain, Japan and several European countries are introducing a blanket boycott on Canadian imports, such as salmon, cheese and maple syrup. The public outcry has arisen over Canada’s annual seal cull, which takes place… Read more »


LEARNING MATTERS BURSARY Administrator: C.S.T. Education Charity Award Amount: $2,500.00 Notes: For students with financial need who are Canadian citizens. Contact Information: Peter Lewis – VP Operations Address: 600-240 Duncan Mill Rd. Toronto, Ontario M3B 3P1 Phone: (416) 445-7377 Fax: (416) 445-1708 Toll Free: 1-877-333-7377 Web Site: http://www.cst.org; E-mail: info@cst.org Lilly – MDAO Moving Lives… Read more »

Voice Events Listings

To list events in your area, e-mail voice@ausu.org with the word “events” in the subject line. SPRING THEATRE CLASSES Feburary 06 to May 01, 2006 – Kelowna, BC Kelowna Actors Studio – Ticket Prices very reasonable Kelowna Actors Studio – 250-862-2867 info@kelownaactorsstudio.com http://www.KelownaActorsStudio.com SEINENDAN THEATRE COMPANY OF JAPAN March 10 to August 11 – 8:00… Read more »

Conference Connections

ON-LINE METHODS IN CHILDRENS’ LANGUAGE PROCESSING March 21 – 22, 2006 – New York, NY, USA http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/~efernand/childlang/ This workshop is the first scientific gathering specifically dedicated to a new field of research that explores such issues, experimental developmental psycholinguistics. This workshop provides a forum in which scholars from different areas of expertise (psycholinguistics, language acquisition,… Read more »

We Love To Hear From You – Appreciation for From Where I Sit

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to voice@ausu.org, and please indicate if we may publish your letter. Appreciation for From Where I Sit I just wanted to say, how much I really enjoy Hazel Anaka’s From Where I Sit weekly column. She is so witty and insightful, I look forward… Read more »


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