Vol. 18 Iss. 19

Volume 18 Issue 19 - 05/14/2010

Skype Me

I’m beginning to feel like I’m a joiner?not the woodworking type joiner, but the type who joins groups for the sake of joining groups. I joined the Facebook community because my cousin said it was time I joined the 21st century. I was unaware at the time that you could join a century; I thought… Read more »

AUSU Update – AUSU Executive Election; Student Issues

AUSU Executive Election AUSU has recently held its internal election for the Executive. We wish to congratulate Barbara Rielly (President), Bethany Tynes (Vice President External and Student Affairs) and Sarah Kertcher (Vice President Finance and Administration) on their election and thank those that ran for their willingness to serve. Internal elections are being held to… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Christos Hatzis, Part II

Christos Hatzis: A Mystical Treasure Trove at the Vanguard of Contemporary Music, Part II Hatzis’s music online (Recently, Canadian composer Christos Hatzis took the time to talk with Wanda Waterman St. Louis about music, social inequality, and spiritual healing. See Part I of this article here.) ?Unfortunately the media has capitalized on this unhealthy relationship… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Party On!

When you reach a certain age, it seems that the losses and heartache outweigh the joys and celebrations. For example, there seem to be more funerals than weddings, more sickness and disease than births. And while a lot of people bemoan that reality, not many take action. Not us. This past Saturday night, about 50… Read more »

Voix du Maghreb – Le Zazz Band

Le Zazz Band est un groupe musical de Casablanca (Maroc). Ses huit membres l?enrichissent tous de leur connaissance subtile et leur sens exceptionnel de la musique. Leur son mêle avec énergie gnawa, rock, jazz, funk, reggae et d?autres influences. Récemment, Idriss Eloudghiri, leader du groupe, a pris le temps de parler de sa musique avec… Read more »

Voice Job Posting – Managing Editor, The Voice Magazine

Managing Editor, The Voice Magazine The Voice Magazine is seeking a new Managing Editor to handle all 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 to the job. The Editor will… Read more »

Around eCampus – Dr. Cindy Ives

Dr. Cindy Ives is the Director of AU’s Centre for Learning Design and Development (CLDD). In this position, she leads ?multifunctional teams responsible for the design, development, production and evaluation of distance education courses and programs at AU.? Dr. Ives has been with AU since July 2007, but says that she has ?worked in higher… Read more »

International News Desk – At Home: Manitoba welfare system may switch to debit cards – In Foreign News: Vehicle computer systems at risk to hackers

At Home: Manitoba welfare system may switch to debit cards For many welfare recipients, the fees charged by cheque-cashing companies are just one more obstacle to making ends meet. But the Manitoba government is looking at a switch to debit cards, a move that would ?get around the stigma, fees and hurdles that can come… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Lady Luck

Sometimes, the laws of physics seem to take a day off. Either that or Lady Luck is working overtime. Whichever way you look at it, all these people were having very lucky days?or claimed to be. Trainspotter Trainspotters were glued to the sight of the steam locomotive Oliver Cromwell chugging into Thurston Station recently. In… Read more »

Letters to the Editor – In Conversation with Dinuk Wijeratne

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to voice@voicemagazine.org, and please indicate if we may publish your letter. Re: ?In Conversation With: Dinuk Wijeratne, Part II? by Wanda Waterman St. Louis, v18 i18 (2010-05-07) This young man displays a wisdom beyond his years. His interaction with music occurs at a level… Read more »