Vol. 17 Iss. 38

Volume 17 Issue 38 - 10/09/2009

Love: Made for TV?

Hollywood runs on love. Every TV show and movie involves some kind of romantic entanglement and every magazine cover is flooded with photos of happy and not-so-happy couples. Considering that all I know of romantic love comes from what I’ve seen in the movies and on television, it should come as no surprise that I… Read more »

On the Hill – In the Closets of the Nation

Is it possible to defend someone’s personal freedom by taking away their right to choose? That’s the decision Ottawa may soon face on the issue of banning the burka and the niqab. The Muslim Canadian Congress is asking the federal government to ban the two garments in public. As the Globe and Mail reports, the… Read more »

From Where I Sit – One Thing at a Time

Recently I read an article in the Edmonton Journal with the following headline: ?Shattering the myth of multitasking.? This is not a total surprise. I always prided myself on being one of those people who could multi-task. It seemed like an efficient way to accomplish more in an increasingly crazy busy world. My favourite thing… Read more »

AUSU This Month – Annual AGM Held; Media Committee Started

Annual AGM Held As you probably already know from the AGM Report put out by the Voice, AUSU held its annual general meeting on March 23, 2009. In that meeting a number of important revisions to the definitions of AUSU membership occurred, to make sure that the Councillors you elect are able to represent you… Read more »

In Conversation With . . . Chris Smith, Part II

Chris Smith is a Scottish neoclassical composer, a career he embraced after having served as a drummer for a number of major rock bands. His exquisite performances and the beautifully crafted music videos that accompany his music have appeared on a number of television networks. He recently put out his second album, Piano Passion and… Read more »

Saturday Night at the (Old) Movies

Part 1: Old What? As the weather moves toward winter, the lure of the outdoors starts to diminish. In my mind, there’s no better way to spend a chilly evening than curled up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and a good movie. The problem is, I’m having difficulty finding a movie I… Read more »

Did You Know? – Convocation 2009 Photo Album Online!

Ever wonder what It’s like to finally finish your degree and cross the stage to receive your parchment? Look no further than AU’s Convocation 2009 photo album. The photo album captures the pride and excitement of this year’s grads, along with their reflections on what made their education journeys special. And on the main convocation… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – No Limits

When most of us have a bad day, we’re dealing with the usual obstacles life can present?traffic, late assignments, and sick kids. These inspiring athletes have to deal with all that and more, but they haven’t let any of it stop them from reaching their goals. For them, there truly are no limits. World Arm… Read more »