Vol. 18 Iss. 36

Volume 18 Issue 36 - 09/10/2010

Editorial – Virtual Schizophrenia

Hand someone a sales contract, and she’ll probably give it a quick scan to make sure there’s nothing amiss. But let that same person make an online transaction with a similar set of terms and conditions, and chances are good she’ll click ?accept? without giving the contract a further thought. Case in point: an April… 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 – Hoarding

One day while channel surfing, I stumbled across a TV show about hoarding. Just as many gravitate toward gawking at fires and traffic accidents despite the tragedy and gruesome images, I found it impossible not to continue watching. It felt voyeuristic and invasive, but captivating nonetheless, to see inside the homes of people who were… Read more »

In Conversation With . . . William MacGillivray

William MacGillivray is a notable Canadian filmmaker and director of The Man of a Thousand Songs, a new documentary on Newfoundland singer-songwriter Ron Hynes (check out the Voice review of Hynes’s self-titled CD). The film will be opening at the Toronto Film Festival on September 13 and will be shown at the Parklane Mall in… Read more »

Did You Know? – The Literature Network

Looking for the text of an elusive Edna St. Vincent Millay poem? can’t quite recall the source of that Shakespearean quote? Consider visiting The Literature Network, an online ?tool for reading, searching, and discussing works of classic literature.? With close to 3,000 full-length books and nearly 4,000 shorter works (including poetry and short stories), It’s… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Inspire Me!

Writer’s block: It’s the curse of all writers, whether You’re a student tackling an essay, a blogger searching for a topic, a novelist seeking inspiration for the next scene, or a journalist hunting for a new angle. Fortunately, the web is full of inspiration if you know where to look. If staring at the blank… Read more »