Vol. 14 Iss. 31

Volume 14 Issue 31 - 08/18/2006

Life in Germany: Part 8 of an AU Student’s Adventures Abroad

For five months, the student apartment in Hamburg has been our home. I begin to think that I will actually miss the click-click of the high-heeled woman in the apartment above us, and the clink-clink of the liquor bottles collected by the cleaning staff every Monday as they remove the evidence of the weekend’s revelry… Read more »

Dear Barb – Dietaholic

Dear Barb: I need help! I am a dietaholic, if there is such a thing. For most of my adult life, I have been dieting. I have tried every kind of diet from the Watermelon Diet to the Cabbage Diet and nothing has worked. I am in my mid-thirties and I would really like to… Read more »

Lost & Found – The Missing Name

When she was very young, they tied up her tongue and spun her around in circles. They waged a silent war against her consciousness, day and night without rest. They told her all the wrong names for things. They told her the wrong name for herself. They tried to make her guess whether it was… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – The Kaiser Chiefs – Employment

Label: B-Unique Released: 7 March 2005 Tracks: 12 Rating: 7 Staying on the theme of Brit-rock, this week’s music review is of England’s Kaiser Chiefs, a band who are not currently charting in Canada but are booming in the United Kingdom. I think that warrants a good look at the band and their music. This… Read more »

In Praise of Sloth

So many things are in the eye of the beholder. There are some among the more judgmental of my acquaintances who might be heard to argue that I am a lazy sort of man. They might point, for instance, to the overgrown grass and weeds that reach up to my bum as I spend numerous… 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. CLASSICAL CALGARY – A WALKING TOUR On now to September 17, 2006 2:00 PM -Calgary, AB Glenbow Museum – Ticket Prices Included with Museum Admission Adults $12 – Senior $9 – Youth/Student $8 Children (Under 6) Free – Family $37.50 info@glenbow.org… Read more »

Conference Connections

PGIB WOMEN PRESENT: THE SECRETS TO DISCOVERING YOUR PROSPERITY FACTOR Monday, August 14, 2006 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm – Manor CafĂ©, Edmonton, AB $16 for PGIBW members; $32 for non-members (includes lunch) To register, call 1-866-725-2143 Ext. 2 or e-mail pgibwomen@pgib.ca http://www.pgibw.ca; http://www.womenspages.ca Guest Speaker: Kelley Keehn of http://www.kelleykeehn.com This presentation will include strategies to… Read more »

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Classifieds are free for AU students! Contact voice@ausu.org for more information. Victoria Composite High School (Edmonton) – Graduating Class of 1976 30 Year Reunion to be held October 14, 2006 See the website for details: http://vic76reunion.cometsplayground.com/ Or contact:Vic76Reunion@hotmail.com