Vol. 18 Iss. 28

Volume 18 Issue 28 - 07/16/2010

Editorial – Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury

In an ideal world, the guilty are guilty and the innocent are not. But in real life, It’s not always that simple. What if you felt that you had no other choice than to take responsibility for a crime you didn’t commit? According to allegations in a recent lawsuit, That’s exactly what happened to Ontario… Read more »

AUSU Update – Convocation 2010; AUSU Executive Election

Convocation 2010 AUSU wishes to congratulate this year’s graduates, whether attending Convocation in person or by distance. We wish you the best of luck in your future pursuits. You are an inspiration to all AU students! AUSU Executive Election AUSU has recently held its internal election for the Executive. We wish to congratulate Barbara Rielly… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Two Lousy Choices

Some days, I feel like blowing out the walls of our 1100-square-foot home and enlarging this 1960s house to better accommodate the needs of a couple in the 21st century. I’d start with our only main-floor bathroom, which measures seven-and-a-half feet in either direction. That is microscopic when you realize that the tub, toilet, and… Read more »

Health Matters – Probiotics: Our Friends on the Inside, Part II

In the last instalment of ?Health Matters,? we met a certain group of friendly bacteria that inhabit normal human digestive tracts (including, hopefully, yours!). These bacteria, called probiotics, help keep our digestive systems healthy. When they’re present, say goodbye to gas, bloating, diarrhea, and ulcers. When they’re not, you can guess what happens: multiple problems… Read more »

In Conversation With . . . Janet Klein, Part I

Janet Klein is a Los Angeles-based performing artist who has so mastered the art of living in the past that It’s hard to separate her everyday self from her glamorous stage persona. She has amassed an international cult following, singing little-known songs of the 1910s, ?20s, and ?30s in period dress with all the mannerisms… Read more »

Did You Know? – Changes to myAU Student Portal Login

If You’re an AU student who regularly uses the myAU portal, you’ll notice a small change to the login page soon. AU has announced that, beginning July 7, ?the existing top field entitled ?User ID:? will now be changed to ?AU Student / User ID:?.” The updated wording is meant to improve usability and will… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Summer Chills

If the hot summer weather has you languishing?and air conditioning, the pool, and a cold beer aren’t doing the trick?there’s relief in sight (site?). This week’s links take us for a cooling visit to the bottom of the planet: the world’s coldest continent, Antarctica. Bus to Antarctica Got the travelling bug? Explorer Andrew Evans travelled… Read more »