Vol. 14 Iss. 34

Volume 14 Issue 34 - 09/15/2006

The Good Life – A Few Words About Balsamic

It involves the reduction and careful aging of Italian grapes. It is treasured by chefs and lovers of gourmet foods for its ability to add complexity and subtle character to foods. The very best varieties are aged between 25 and 50 years, and can cost from $100 to $500 dollars US per bottle, making each… Read more »

Lost & Found – Getting Sidetracked

It was one of those great wasted nights. There we were, gathered over a bottle of Lagavulin–a writer and six actors, irresponsible ne’er-do-wells each and every one. There we were, adrift on a sea of drunken babble, with a deadline looming down on us like the hull of a Russian freighter plowing the fog. What… Read more »

Dear Barb – Adult Asthma

Hi Barb: My father is in his early sixties and has always been in good health. Last year, I noticed he was coughing a lot, mostly in the evening. He went to his doctor and was given a prescription for cough suppressant. As soon as he was finished the prescription, his cough returned. Following a… Read more »

AUSU This Month – AGM 2006

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 2006 The 2006 AUSU Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on September 28, 2006 at 6:00 pm, MST. All AUSU members are invited to attend in-person at our Edmonton office or via free teleconference from almost anywhere in the world. At regular council meetings, only council may vote, but at… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Harvest Confessions

It’s confession time. Admit it ladies. We love running those combines! You may be demure little social butterflies for 11 months of the year. Or maybe, you are the more rugged, outdoorsy type. Or maybe, you are a 9-to-5 type of person to earn some off-farm income. It doesn’t really matter. If you’re anything like… Read more »

Too Precious to be Forgotten

The Labour Day weekend for many signifies the end of summer. Parents labouring under the servitude of vacationing children look forward to ten months of respite. University and college bound students anticipate their first day of classes and the demise of their savings with expenses for tuition and books. There may be some part-time Athabasca… Read more »

Scholarships & Awards

CRA OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE AWARD PROGRAM Value: $1,000 (2) Application Deadline: October 15 Description: Undergraduate students attending university or college in Canada or the United States. Majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or an equivalent program. Shows outstanding research potential in an area of computing research. Academic record and community service will be considered. Nomination by… 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