Vol. 19 Iss. 19

Volume 19 Issue 19 - 05/20/2011

Fiction – Exits and Accidents

The black pinstripe suit has been carefully placed across the foot of his bed. The dry cleaning tag pinned to the inside collar bears a date from the previous decade?the same date, Eugene remembers, that he had returned to the jeweller’s with Helen’s wedding band and the accompanying receipt of sale. The shirt and jacket… 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 – Love List

More, ?Canada’s magazine celebrating women over 40,? is a content-rich, timely, relevant magazine covering issues of interest to the mature female. As much as I enjoy it, It’s impossible to read any publication cover to cover, and this one is no exception. I cherry-pick those articles and features that speak to me at that precise… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – House of Memory

Album: Rose Laughlin, House of Memory (Ramblin? Rose Records 2011). ?Beauty reclaims The desert of my heart With springs That quicken into streams Of joy; where thoughts, Like homing swallows, dart Through watered reaches Bright with dreams.? Marie Barton (quoted on the jacket of House of Memories). Beauty Reclaimed Folk music tends to be one… Read more »

Did You Know? – Watch Convocation Online

Mark your calendars for June 9-11: Athabasca University’s Convocation ceremonies are just around the corner. If You’re unable to travel to Athabasca to participate in the festivities, if your special friends and relatives can’t make the trip to support you in person, or if you’d just like a preview of your own future graduation, there’s… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Dancing with the . . . Scientists?

With the finale of the popular hit show just around the corner, people are becoming increasingly interested in Dancing?and in dancing. But dance isn’t all glitzy visuals; there’s a lot of science behind all that moving and shaking, and dance is just as elemental elsewhere in the world (or universe) as it is in the… Read more »

Adventure Show Seeks Techno-Dependent Students

Operation Unplugged wants to send you into Canada’s great outdoors. Are you a student who loves being plugged into the Internet, social media and all manner of techno-gadgets? If so, a new TV show wants to take them all away from you . . . and reward you generously. Operation Unplugged, a six-episode TV series… Read more »