Vol. 15 Iss. 25

Volume 15 Issue 25 - 07/06/2007

Editorial – Good Call

It’s happened to all of us: the workday is done, the kids are (sort of) corralled at the table, the meal is ready, and then the phone rings. One more interruption in the already overcrowded, stressed-out day. Maybe It’s a friend or relative; maybe It’s that call you’ve been waiting for about a recent job… Read more »

Lost & Found – Various Fortunes, 2001

1) Eating noodles in a red vinyl booth, we read our futures from a tiny paper scroll decoding the intricacies of the Chinese zodiac. We found out it was a good day to buy real estate and fish. We found out we would be lucky in love, but someone we trusted would prove false. We… Read more »

AUSU This Month – Coalition for Student Loan Fairness; AUSU Frappr – Show Us Where You Are!

Coalition for Student Loan Fairness AUSU is currently investigating the Coalition for Student Loan Fairness (CSLF) to determine if participation with this group would be advantageous to our members. The group, a grassroots movement of student loan borrowers from across Canada, supports fairness in the loans repayment process. The CSLF notes that Canadian students are… Read more »

The Reel Deal – Pan’s Labyrinth

Release date: May 15, 2007 Studio: Universal Studios Home Video Genre: Fantasy Rating: 8 out of 10 A quick scan through your local video store will probably reveal lots of war films you can rent. Most of them have battle scenes and explosions, steely-eyed soldiers creeping along night-shrouded beaches or up rocky hills. They try… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Ten Suggestions for a Happy Marriage

Here we are in the thick of wedding season with couple after couple taking the big plunge–committing to love, honour and cherish; choosing this one person from a potential pool of several billion people; promising to forsake all others through good times and bad. It may be a lavish affair complete with hundreds of guests,… Read more »

Weird and Wonderful

Maybe It’s the heat, but all sorts of weird and wonderful news stories seem to crop up as the temperature rises. Here’s a selection of current events that are just the thing for light summer reading! Is it safe to go back in the water? Plenty of two-year-olds like playing with Lego–but not many of… Read more »

Click On This – Haikuku

There are those who would say that perverting the poetic form of haiku is just that: a perversion. However, there are those who also say that one ought not to take anything that seriously. I shall let you decide for yourselves. Here is a selection of haiku-related links that demonstrate the less formal side of… Read more »