Vol. 14 Iss. 25

Volume 14 Issue 25 - 07/07/2006

Dear Barb – Helping children excel in school

Dear Barb: I enjoy reading your column. My question is about my six year old who has just entered grade one. I work full-time days, but I would like to find a way to become involved in her education. Do you know how I could go about doing this? Irene in Halifax Hi Irene. It’s… Read more »

AUSU This Month – Congratulations Grads; News Release: ALA Report

Congratulations to all Graduates in 2006! AUSU wishes to congratulate all students who graduated from AU in 2006. New grads should watch their mailboxes for a special keepsake card and bookmark, produced by AUSU to congratulate you on your extraordinary achievement. It’s our little way of thanking you for showing us all what is possible…. Read more »

DEATHRACE: Sean Rutledge Update

S.L.A.P. Update New Leg 1 Runner – Sean Heather, the runner set to run Leg 1 for slap, had to withdraw due to an arm injury. Sean has stepped in to take her place. Wow, I can’t believe I am doing this! I first heard of the Canadian Death Race a year ago from a… Read more »

From Where I Sit – A Life of Structure and Order

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I live a very structured, disciplined and orderly life. For instance, I never ever let dirty dishes pile up in the sink. Unless of course there’s an episode of Gray’s Anatomy on the television that I’ve missed watching. Or an impromptu trip to the city. Or a… Read more »

VOICE WRITING CONTEST, 2005 – Fiction winner!

After an unavoidable delay, The Voice is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2005 Voice Writing Contest, Fiction Category, has been selected. Two honourable mentions have also been awarded by our panel which consisted of Anthropology tutor, Carole Benner, Health Studies tutor Lori Beresford and Communication Studies tutor Holly Dougal, who filled as… Read more »

Canada Day in England

Nobody flew a flag, painted their faces with maple leaves or even wished me Happy Canada Day. As night falls I do not look forward to any fireworks, CBC concerts from Ottawa or drunken revelling on the streets. What a shame. I feel lonely today. It’s not even about nationalism, as such. Just because I… Read more »

Scholarships & Awards

WHAT IS THE BILL 7 AWARD? Administered by Supporting Our Youth and governed by a board of Trustees, the Bill 7 Award was established in 1988 to provide financial support to lesbian and gay students in post-secondary education in Ontario. To qualify for the Bill 7 Award, applicants must: – identify as part of the… Read more »

Voice Events Listings

To list events in your area, e-mail voice@ausu.org with “events” in the subject line. GALT MUSEUM GRAND OPENING On now to July 07, 2006 – 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Lethbridge, AB – Galt Museum & Archives Free admission – 403-320-GALT info@galtmuseum.com http://www.galtmuseum.com Two days of celebration to celebrate the launching of the newly expanded… Read more »

Conference Connections

SOCIETY FOR RENAISSANCE STUDIES CONFERENCE 2006 Begins July 6, 2006, Ends July 8, 2006 Edinburgh, Scotland – http://www2.sas.ac.uk/srs/ There are multiple threads on such themes as Prisca Sapientia, Rogues and Pirates, Renaissance Women, Shakespeare, Honour and Privilege, Locating the ‘Alcoran’ in Early Modern Britain, Utopias, Renaissance Art, Parental Responsibilities, Religion, Progresses and Shows, Law and… Read more »

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