Vol. 18 Iss. 37

Volume 18 Issue 37 - 09/17/2010

Study Space – A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

Browse the web, and you’ll find a plethora of study advice. Make a schedule. Set goals?but reasonable ones. Study for short periods. Schedule in break time. But most of all, create a study space. Most ?experts? describe the ideal study space as having certain characteristics. Like the Hemingway story title, it should be clean, with… 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 »

Write Stuff – Like Words to a Flame

On the surface, the original plans of Pastor Terry Jones to burn copies of the Quran on September 11 were about religion. About protesting the ?very dangerous and very radical? elements of Islam, as he told The New York Times. But at heart, the since-cancelled protest was about the same thing That’s fuelled every other… Read more »

From Where I Sit – How I Spent My Weekend

If a teacher asked me to write about ?how I spent my weekend,? I’d have a doozy. First, some background. On September 4, I felt light-headed while showering. I sat on the edge of the tub until I felt better. I chalked it up to a case of nerves before my first funeral as a… Read more »

In Conversation With . . . Kilmore Place

Kilmore Place is a Vancouver indie-folk band that has shared the stage with The Dudes, Hey Ocean!, and Hedley. The musicians are Ryan Bacchus (vocals, guitar), Bryce Wagner (keyboard/piano), Greg England (guitar), Marcus Abramzik (bass), and Eisa Godoussey (drums). They spent the summer touring their second EP (extended play), …What Happened?, across the country. Recently,… 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 – Wrecked

It’s been all over the news: the Titanic exploration team has been spending the past few weeks off the Maritime coast, exploring the wreckage of the legendary steamer. Their latest offering is an eerie 3-D video of the sunken ship. But the Titanic was not the only legend lost in or near Canadian waters. This… Read more »

Green Light – News, Tips, and Tricks for a Healthy Planet

As the last lingering summer weather fades away, It’s time to start preparing for the fall. And what better way to welcome the new season than with a good fall housecleaning? Unfortunately, the products that provide that invigorating smell and streak-free shine may not seem quite so clean when you look at the results in… Read more »