Vol. 15 Iss. 10

Volume 15 Issue 10 - 03/23/2007

Hockey Time at AU

Hey folks. It’s been a while since I wrote a hockey column, but there hasn’t been much happening in the NHL–until now. Playoffs are just around the corner (literally weeks) and the game has been getting faster and harder (and dirtier). A few nasty hits have been thrown around; nasty enough to warrant suspensions from… Read more »

The Good Life – The Value of Challenge

I remember a very wise person once telling me that one of the luckiest things you can come across during the course of your day is the opportunity to face a challenge that will cause you to grow and change in ways you never expected. It is during these times of being stretched and shaped… Read more »

Lost & Found – Gallery of Masks

I made this mask out of sycamore bark and my grandfather’s silver hair. It is the one I wear to all official public functions–banquets, weddings, funerals, hangings. I stole it from his face when he was inside his coffin and no one was watching. With this mask, I always wear a golden pocket watch, and… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – Daath: The Hinderers

Released: March 20, 2007 Label: Roadrunner Records Tracks: 13 Okay, first things first, the band name isn’t pronounced the way it looks; say “goth” but put a “d”‘ at the front and you’ve got the idea. The Hinderers is death metal, pure and simple. Daath uses complicated, furiously fast, high-pitched guitar riffs behind a gruff… Read more »

This and That

>>> Forbes Magazine and Forbes.com recently released their annual list of the world’s richest people. Topping the list for the umpteenth time is Microsoft founder and owner, Bill Gates, who is worth a reported 56 billion dollars. What do you do with that much money? Coming in a close second is an investor by the… Read more »

Budget a First Step to Good University Funding: Critics

Federal budget separates PSE money, promises increases OTTAWA (CUP) — Liberal Leader St├ęphane Dion says there is nothing in the federal budget for students, but some groups are hopeful increases to provincial transfers will mean money for universities. ?The dedicated transfer is kind of a macro issue, It’s providing reliable transparent funding for provinces, which… Read more »

International News Desk – Social Credit Lives?

Now I was under the impression that the Social Credit Party had gone out of action years ago, but a weekend trip back to my hometown of Stettler proves this theory wrong. I saw Party posters on two homes and can’t say for sure just how much support it has there but, as usual, Stettler… Read more »

Media Release – Guelph University First to Ban Eggs From Caged Hens

University of Guelph becomes first in Canada to stop using eggs from caged hens (Guelph, ON, Vancouver, BC) Two years after a shocking undercover investigation exposed the deplorable conditions of egg-laying hens on a farm owned by a poultry veterinarian closely linked to the University of Guelph, the venerable agricultural institution has decided to remove… Read more »

We Love to Hear From You!

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to voice@ausu.org, and please indicate if we may publish your letter. To AU Students Microsoft Office 2007 will be officially released by Microsoft January 31, 2007, and has been available for download from Microsoft for a while. While AU staff will eventually be using… Read more »