Vol. 15 Iss. 07

Volume 15 Issue 7 - 02/16/2007

Lost & Found – A Box of Chocolates

Mama always said ‘Life is like a box of chocolates…you never know what you’re gonna get”. ?Forrest Gump Turkish Delight: the dirty, drunken, drunken, dangerous liaisons in the back of the ’76 Duster on the side of Mount Seymour Parkway. We were wicked and wanton. We were lonely and stupid and stoned and afraid of… Read more »

The Good Life – On Accepting Criticism

I think that no matter how mature we may be, or how many life experiences we have had, accepting criticism is something that rarely comes easily to human beings. Unfortunately, this is usually true, even if the criticism is totally constructive, valid, and delivered with the best of intentions. Perhaps criticism tends to sting so… Read more »

Music To Eat Lunch To – Bobnoxious: Rockaholics

Released: 2006 Label: Fontana North Maple Tracks: 15 Rating: 2 When I was in high school, most of my male friends were in a band. It was the thing to do. They played cover versions of the Offspring, Green Day, the Smashing Pumpkins and all of their favourite bands before deciding to move on to… Read more »

AUSU This Month – AUSU Handbook/Planner

AU Students Applaud Affordability Framework New policy addresses many concerns, but barriers still exist Athabasca University Students’ Union – Friday’s press release on the Affordability Framework for Post-Secondary education included a number of surprises and addressed many of the concerns expressed in AUSU’s 2005 submission to the A Learning Alberta Steering Committee’s post-secondary review. Requests… Read more »

Let’s Go to Prison Giveway!

Let’s Go to Prison Giveway! The Voice has prize packs for the new Universal DVD Let’s Go to Prison to give away to 10 lucky Voice readers. To enter, simply email voice@ausu.org with your name, email address, and a daytime contact number, and tell us what kind of new column you’d most like to see… Read more »

Course Exam: INST 348

Would you like to familiarize yourself with events in Aboriginal justice? For this purpose, Athabasca University (AU) recently released INST 348 (Aboriginal Justice). INST 348 is a third-level course, which provides students with a solid foundation of the “issues facing Aboriginal communities and community members,” as stated in a recent e-interview by Priscilla Campeau. Ms…. Read more »

VOICE JOB POSTING – Assistant/Managing Editor

JOB POSTING – ASSISTANT EDITOR, THE VOICE MAGAZINE The Voice Magazine is seeking a new Assistant Editor to handle all of the day to day duties of publishing The Voice Magazine each week. We publish 49 issues per year each Friday. Hours are flexible, but you must be able to devote 25-30 hours per week… 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 »