Vol. 19 Iss. 09

Volume 19 Issue 9 - 03/04/2011

Editorial – Meet Me in the Middle

Around the world, Mardi Gras celebrations are in full swing. Revellers everywhere are getting into the holiday spirit by eating too much, drinking too much, partying too much. Of course?historically, at least?It’s all in anticipation of the much leaner season of Lent, during which fasting and other penitential acts were (and still are) encouraged. A… 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 – Her Stroke of Insight

Last fall, as I was spending hours on end in the combine, I relied on CBC Radio to keep me company. The Jill Bolte Taylor interview stuck with me for months. I needed to know more about this woman’s incredible story. Her book My Stroke of Insight had been beckoning from a stack of must-reads,… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Stacey Kent, Raconte-moi

Album: Stacey Kent, Raconte-moi (Token Productions 2010) Performers: Stacey Kent, voice; Graham Harvey, piano and Fender Rhodes; John Parricelli, guitars; Jeremy Brown, double bass; Matt Skelton, drums and percussion; Jim Tomlinson, tenor sax, soprano sax, baritone sax, clarinet, and sansula. ?Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in… Read more »

Voix du Maghreb – Grâce Au Génie De Son Peuple

Entrevue avec Kamal AMARI, militant pour la démocratie en Algérie, ex-syndicaliste, membre fondateur et ex-vice-président de l?association culturelle Tahar Djaout de Tizi N? Berber, actuellement résident permanent au Canada. Pour Mettre Fin À L?injustice Toute notre jeunesse est dévouée à la lutte pour les libertés individuelles et collectives ? ou en un mot pour l?application… Read more »

In Conversation With . . . Gabi Epstein

Gabi Epstein is a Torontonian singer and actress who’s been singing professionally since the age of six. A vocal major at the Claude Watson School of the Performing Arts, she later completed her Bachelor of Music at McGill in just two years. Many professional stage roles followed, including parts in Bye Bye Birdie and Napoleon… 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 »

Click of the Wrist – Throw Me Something, Mister!

This weekend is a celebratory one in many nations around the world, particularly those with long-held traditions of Carnival, Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is really more than just a day; It’s a whole season, one big long party. Some of the most famous Mardi Gras celebrations in North America happen down in… Read more »