Vol. 19 Iss. 12

Volume 19 Issue 12 - 03/25/2011

Study Space – Distract Me

Are you a daydreamer? Does your mind constantly wander? Do you think up your best ideas while taking a shower or going for a run? You’re not crazy?and You’re not alone. According to psychologists, certain settings are more conducive to creativity and invention?and It’s not necessarily a quiet office with all the modern technological paraphernalia,… 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 »

The Mindful Bard – Amanda Martinez

Album:Amanda Martinez, Sola (2006). Musicians: Kevin Laliberte, guitar; Rosendo Leon Arocha Jr. ?Chendy,? percussion; Osvaldo Rodriguez, violin and keyboards; Alexander Brown, trumpet. Album: Amanda Martinez, Amor (2009) Musicians: Kevin Laliberte, guitar; Rosendo Leon Arocha Jr. ?Chendy,? percussion; Osvaldo Rodriguez, violin and keyboards; Alexander Brown, trumpet; Kevin Fox, cello; Robi Botos, piano; and Tom Szczesniak, accordion…. Read more »

Write Stuff – A Tiger’s Tale

It’s tough being a celebrity. Not the money-fame-glamour part, but the part where people decide to write tell-all books that reveal things you’d rather not share with the world. Most celebrities have enough money to stop those books cold on the presses, but what if someone decided to write a revealing book about you? Even… Read more »


Spring: It’s all about sunshine and bunnies and eggs. For students, It’s also about substantial endings?and beginnings. Whether You’re approaching the final homestretch of your first course or getting ready to graduate in a few months, spring often means preparing to take some big steps. No wonder we all need a March break to refocus… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Play the Fool

In another week we’ll all have a laugh as April 1st rolls around and the pranks multiply around the globe. At the same time, we’ll have the uncanny sense of being unable to trust anyone, because even the most serious-minded person might loosen up on April Fool’s Day and try to pull our leg. The… Read more »

Did You Know? – ERIC

Education majors will want to enlist the aid of the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), an ?online digital library of education research and information.? This web resource, which is operated by the US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, is a fantastic research aid, particularly for students who are in upper-level classes or pursuing… Read more »