Vol. 18 Iss. 20

Volume 18 Issue 20 - 05/21/2010

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 »

From Where I Sit – Re-Entry

Whenever a team of astronauts is on its way home from a space mission, we inevitably hear about how they are re-entering the world’s atmosphere. And while I’ve never experienced zero gravity or been part of a mission, I too have felt re-entry. This past weekend, I was in Winnipeg for a course. I had… 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 »

In Conversation With . . . Scott Lanaway

Scott Lanaway is a Toronto-based singer-songwriter known for his experimental approach to creating layered, atmospheric songs with lyrics that display a wealth of quirky insights into the human dilemma. After recording Answering Machine Diaries in 2006 he released Mergers and Acquisitions in March of this year. Recently he took the time to discuss his music… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Highly Engaging

Recently, a university college valedictorian proposed to her boyfriend onstage at the graduation ceremony. He accepted, and as these links show, engagements and proposals can sometimes take as much planning as the big day. Longest Engagement If you’ve been waiting months for that special someone to pop the question, don’t feel bad. When Octavio Guillen… Read more »

Did You Know? – Open Culture

Philosophy blogs. Free classic films. Foreign-language lessons. Free online courses in everything from biology to psychology. What do all these have in common? You can find them (and plenty more) at Open Culture, the ?best free cultural and educational media on the web.? The site is a treasure trove of original commentary and links to… Read more »

International News Desk. At Home: Copyright bill could mean big changes for consumers; In Foreign News: Irish students make it big with tiny invention

At Home: Copyright bill could mean big changes for consumers Copyright issues are more complex than ever, and an attempt to update Canada’s copyright laws could mean big changes for the way consumers listen to music and watch movies. As the CBC reports, the new bill could be tabled in the House of Commons as… Read more »