Vol. 19 Iss. 04

Volume 19 Issue 4 - 01/28/2011

Editorial – Fat Trick

Out of sight, out of mind, the old saying goes. And on paper, it makes sense: when your two-year-old spots a plate of cookies sitting on the counter, you simply relocate it. Soon enough, She’s forgotten all about it and goes on her merry way. Outside of the toddler world, the old adage doesn’t apply… 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 – Read On

Any regular reader of this column or anyone who knows me even slightly understands that I love reading. You also know that I don’t have nearly enough time to read everything That’s on my nightstand or lining my bookcases. But I try. There’s just something wonderfully tactile about (carefully) cracking open a new book. Some,… Read more »

Write Stuff – Plain Language

?Click here to accept the terms and conditions.? How many times have you seen those words, then clicked the box to sign up for an email account or other online service? And how often have you bothered to investigate the links next to that box, the ones that say ?Privacy Policy? or ?Terms of Service??… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Howl

DVD: Howl Starring: James Franco, Jon Hamm, Treat Williams, Mary-Louise Parker, Bob Balaban, David Strathairn, Alessandro Nivola, and Jeff Daniels. Directors/Screenwriters: Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. Keeping One Finger on the Primal Pulse in the Age of Moloch ?. . . angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the… Read more »


AUSU will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday, February 2, 2011, at 2:30 pm MST (4:30 pm EST). The meeting will be held via teleconference; all currently active students may attend. If You’re interested in issues affecting AU students, you won’t want to miss the teleconference. Plus, all student participants will receive a packet… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Diet of Worms

Today marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Diet of Worms in 1521. Despite the intriguing name, It’s really quite prosaic: ?Worms? is a city in what’s now Germany, ?Diet? refers to a meeting of the heads of the Imperial States of the Holy Roman Empire, and the 16th-century assembly itself discussed the heavy… Read more »