Vol. 19 Iss. 13

Volume 19 Issue 13 - 04/08/2011

Fiction – Kings of the Castle

I raced with my brothers into the darkness. Our curfew had long since passed, but Cameron kept leading us further and further from home. He took long, powerful strides across the pavement while Matthew and I breathlessly trailed him, lagging far behind. Matthew, 11, was tripping on his own shoelaces and cursing under his breath…. 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 – Happy Wife, Happy Life

I look from thermometer to window and back and again. In this winter without end, the day is overcast and the snow is heaped and piled and drifted. The glare of white on white hurts my eyes. The truth of how far away spring really is hurts my soul. Even though I am knee-deep in… Read more »

Write Stuff – No Comment

One man’s trash, as the saying goes, is another man’s treasure. I usually think of things like discarded bottles and old radios when I hear that, but there’s another treasure trove being tossed around casually these days: words. Specifically, the words people contribute to online comment sections and Twitter feeds. Most of us don’t give… Read more »

Did You Know? – The Einztein Social Learning Network

Social networking is often scorned as a time-waster, but the Einztein Social Learning Network is a different matter. Whether You’re looking to pick up basic Mandarin, refresh yourself on broadcast journalism norms, or supplement your accounting class, Einztein will help you pursue your formal and informal educational goals. The resource, freely available online, offers a… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – April Showers

With the spring weather come the spring rains, cleansing the world and making it new. And while the rain is much better than dirty, slushy snow, and we know that April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes, April showers bring something a little less welcome: mud. It’s hard to appreciate the season… Read more »

Letters to the Editor – Correction

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to voice@voicemagazine.org, and please indicate if we may publish your letter. Correction Re: ?The Mindful Bard: Amanda Martinez? by Wanda Waterman St. Louis, v19 i12 (2011-03-25) Wanda Waterman St. Louis would like to apologize for attributing the great piano work on Amanda Martinez’s album,… Read more »