Vol. 15 Iss. 20

Volume 15 Issue 20 - 06/01/2007

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 »

Editorial – On Death and Dissent

When protestors refused to ride the buses during the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott of 1955 and 1956, they struck a blow against one of the many institutions that upheld segregation. When suffragettes disrupted Britain’s House of Commons in 1908, they targeted a body that was determined to deny them the right to vote. Protest–steadfast, prolonged,… Read more »

AUSU This Month – AGM 2007 – All AUSU Members Invited

AGM 2007 All AUSU Members Invited The AUSU Annual General Meeting for 2007 will be held on June 18 at 6:00 p.m. by teleconference. All AUSU members are invited to attend. If you are currently in an open AU undergraduate course, or have completed a course in the last six months, you are an AUSU… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Changing Bite by Bite

Occasionally–okay, every chance I get–I use this space to promote reading, lifelong learning, investing in numero uno. I believe trite little phrases like ?I’m the CEO of Me Incorporated.? I believe that regardless of how we earn our living, all of us are in sales. We are all selling ourselves all the time. I’ve invested… Read more »

Lost & Found – Galapagos

The human consciousness is an immense body of water, an ocean of immeasurable depth. We carry billions of tide pools in the delicate bowls of our skulls. At night, if you put your ear to your lover’s head, you can hear the sound of foghorns blowing, of waves lapping at a distant shore. You can… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – Sanctity – Road to Bloodshed

Release date: April 24, 2007 Label: Roadrunner Records Tracks: 12 Rating: 8 Road to Bloodshed is the debut album for the four-piece North Carolina metal band Sanctity, and It’s a showstopper. The band was thrilled to receive the highest praise from Trivium’s front man Matthew Heafy, who helped them get the record deal, and shortly… Read more »

Click On This – Vehicular

We’ve all got to get there in the end somehow; but who says getting there has to be a bore? Twike http://www.twike.us/ I wonder if I can get this little beauty in neon green? Gypsy Caravans http://gypsy-caravans.co.uk/ Not just a thing of vehicular beauty, you can have one of your very own! Strange and Unusual… Read more »

Education News – Google Bans Ads for Essay-Writing Services

In response to complaints that essay-writing services ?undermine the integrity of university degrees? (1), Google will ban advertisements for these services from its site. Beginning in June, the popular search engine will no longer carry ads from companies that sell made-to-order essays. Several such ads can still be found on Google, with some sites offering… Read more »

International News Desk – At Home: PowerCost Monitor Keeps Canadians Informed – In Foreign News: Greenpeace Protests in Berlin to Stop Whaling

At Home: PowerCost Monitor keeps Canadians informed about their energy costs Canada’s Blue Line Innovation has presented a new PowerCost Monitor system that will enable households to closely watch their energy consumption; the hope is that once put under such close surveillance, energy use will go down. The main drive behind this proposal is the… Read more »