Vol. 15 Iss. 17

Volume 15 Issue 17 - 05/11/2007

Editorial – I Spy

Remember I spy? No, not the television show; the game that kids play, the one where somebody picks an object and the other players guess what item they’re thinking of. Well, it seems there’s a new version of the game and It’s turning out to be more popular than ever; the only trouble is, you… Read more »

The Voice Great Canadian Place Challenge

Are you a snow-loving Rocky Mountain gal? A wide-open-spaces Prairie kind of guy? Or maybe someone who can’t get enough of the rugged coasts and fresh Atlantic air in the east? Tell us why the place you live is the best place in Canada, in The Voice Great Canadian Place Challenge! Is it the people?… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Overload

Years ago in an art class I was taking the instructor challenged us to do a self-portrait. I chose to do acrylic on canvas roughly 30 inches by 24 inches in size. In a few loose purple brushstrokes I did a stylized, abstract impression of a female torso. In what even now, 12 or 15… Read more »

Lost & Found – Observations in Half-Light

I know what the world is, he says. The world is a hospice disguised as a discotheque. Under mirrored ceilings, we drink electric-blue cocktails. Blobs of reflected glitter-ball light swoop and fly like phosphorous moths, like phantoms, about our ears. Our bodies are glazed with fever-sweat. Our knees are weak and we are out on… Read more »

AUSU This Month – Changes to Executive Council

Changes to Council Executive The AUSU “cabinet” does the shuffle AUSU councillors are elected for two-year terms and, traditionally, the three executives also serve for two years. In early 2005, however, council began to discuss the possibility of holding a mid-term executive election for the following reasons: ? Executive positions are very demanding and require… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – A Little More Anti-Flag, Anyone?

Following their massive Canadian tour with Rise Against, Billy Talent, and Moneen early this year, Anti-Flag embarked on another long trek across America as headliners of the War Sucks, Let’s Party tour. A twist on this tour, which has finally come to an end this week, was the introduction of a Question of the Day… Read more »

Letters to the Editor – Graduation Deadline Fast Approaching

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 The deadline to apply to graduate is May 12, 2007. The application to graduate can be found here http://www.athabascau.ca/registrar/forms/pdf/grad-application.pdf along with a lot of other helpful information about Convocation. As… Read more »