Vol. 19 Iss. 25

Volume 19 Issue 25 - 07/08/2011

Editorial – Trial by Fury

It was a story made for television. Literally. Unless you’ve been on a media break for the past few years, you’ve probably heard of the Casey Anthony trial, which wrapped this week with what many consider to be a shocking verdict: the Florida mom was found not guilty of murdering her young daughter. Social media,… 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 – Five Simple Mistakes

Having even a left arm in a cast is both frustrating and annoying. Anxious to leave the emergency department after six hours, I didn’t ask about cast care, nor did anyone offer any. Mistake number one. Because I had been icing my wrist during the hours I waited at the ER, the pain was manageable…. Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Catfish

Film: Catfish Director: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman Genre: Documentary A Dreamy Guy, a Wandering Eye, a Beautiful Lie ?. . . the more a human creature has tasted of bitter things the more it hungers after the sweet things of life. And we, wrapped round in the rags of our virtues, and regarding others through… Read more »

Write Stuff – Pottermore

If You’re a Harry Potter fan, you’ve probably been busy waiting for the premiere of the final film in the series?or checking J.K. Rowling’s new Pottermore site for updates. So you might be forgiven for missing some other big news in the world of Hogwarts: Rowling’s ditched her long-time agent and gone indie. Much like… Read more »

Did You Know? – Just Ask TED

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Maybe you just need an influx of something fresh and new. Look no further than TED.com, a ?global community? created by non-profit organization TED, whose singular mission is to propagate ?Ideas Worth Spreading.? The organization sponsors conferences and prizes, but its website is accessible to all. It hosts nearly 1,000… Read more »

How Do You Like Your Voice?

It’s no secret that the patterns of media consumption have changed drastically over the past couple of years?and that they’re going to keep evolving with new technological breakthroughs. We at The Voice want to ensure that we’re continuing to meet your needs, and we need your help. How would you prefer to read The Voice… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Want Fries with That?

For years, hometown festivals?and urban gatherings?have featured speed eating contests. Whether you participate or watch (camera phones in hand), It’s all in good fun. But for some, eating professionally is a serious business?with records to be made and prize titles to defend. Monday marked the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, often referred to… Read more »