Vol. 15 Iss. 42

Volume 15 Issue 42 - 11/09/2007

Call for Student Input – Student opinions needed for key policy update

Student opinions needed for key policy update The Student Academic Appeals Committee is revising the Academic Misconduct Policy. Before we move this very important policy through the policy approval process, we would appreciate your feedback and input. Open Forum sessions have been scheduled to provide an opportunity for the AU community to contribute to the… Read more »

Editorial – Apples and Oranges

The Internet has been compared to the Wild West: an unfettered free-for-all whose rapid developments and opportunity for profit have hordes of people scrambling for a piece of the action. It’s a fairly apt description, and one that a group of content creators wants the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to change. The coalition of… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – Grand:PM – Party in Your Basement

Release date: October 30, 2007 Label: Curve Music Tracks: 11 Rating: 7 A collaboration between the Kaiser Chiefs, Franz Ferdinand, and modern AFI might have produced a record very similar to this one released by Canadian quartet Grand:PM. The classical vocal and piano of front man Paul Mayer came together with the punk roots of… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Remembering Every Day

On November 11 hundreds of thousands will gather at cenotaphs across the country. Military personnel, RCMP officers, and air cadets will march and form honour guards. Crowds of civilians and fewer and fewer veterans will attend. Politicians will lay wreaths and make speeches. The federal government will name an honorary mother to represent all mothers… Read more »

AU Profiles – Milca Sheney

Milca Sheney In this week’s profile we meet Milca Sheney, a Bachelor of Arts student living in northern Ontario. In addition to studying, Milca runs a home business and cares full-time for her 21-month-old daughter. She shares how planning and prioritizing allow her to manage her studies, family needs, and business contracts, while still leaving… Read more »

International News Desk – At Home: Smog is costing us billions in health care – In Foreign News: Writers Guild of America strikes

At Home: Smog is costing us billions in health care According to Canadian researchers, rising levels of smog in cities are not only raising concerns about health in children and long-time residents, but are also costing taxpayers $2 billion annually for health care resources. After a study conducted in Toronto, it was determined that car… Read more »

Click On This – Random Coolness

Sometimes it just beats all what human beings spend their time making, doing, being, and sharing with others. The limitless capacity of the human mind is stunning. Highway Hi-Fi It’s almost impossible to believe someone actually created that. Can you imagine the skips if you hit a pothole? Where’s Willy? The Willy in this case… Read more »