Vol. 20 Iss. 04

Volume 20 Issue 4 - 01/27/2012

Study Skills – Happy New New Year

It’s the end of January. Do you know where your New Year’s Resolutions are? In fact, do you even know what your New Year’s Resolutions are? We started out with the best of intentions. But unfortunately, for most of us the busyness of our lives means that we haven’t been doing so well at following… Read more »

AUSU Update – January 2012

Happy Holidays from AUSU! As the holiday season draws to a close, we hope you’ve had a chance to rest and relax with those who are important to you–and maybe even squeeze in a little bit of homework time! Election Timelines Finalized As we move into the new year, Council is also very pleased to… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Life’s Balance Sheet

I just emailed a friend and unburdened three months? worth of frustration on her. It was sent under the guise of an update, but really it was a litany of complaints and bitching about the state of my life and some of the challenges I’m facing. I guess That’s what happens when you trust someone… Read more »

Write Stuff – The Element of Surprise

When’s the last time a piece of writing surprised you? I mean really opened your eyes to a new idea, or startled you out of complacency, or introduced you to a pastime you never knew existed. If It’s been a while, there are easy ways to change that?and it might surprise you to know they’re… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Life in a Day

Film: Life in a Day (2011) Genre: Documentary Director: Kevin MacDonald Producer: Ridley Scott ?I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.? Lou Holtz ?The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.? Allan K. Chalmers The Unbearable Triteness (and Beauty and… Read more »

Voix du Maghreb – Tadalat, 2e Partie

« Héritiers de la ?révolution des guitares? initiée par Tinariwen au début des années 80, les musiciens de Tadalat côtoient au quotidien ceux de Terakaft, Tamikrest ou encore Amanar, tous issus de la florissante pépinière de l’Adrar des Ifoghas. Toutefois, ils se démarquent de leurs grands frères et amis par des arrangements, des rythmes et… Read more »

Health Matters – Glow Your Skin!

We’ve all heard of picture-perfect skin, something that for many of us seems an unattainable dream. However, it may not have to be?and the solution isn’t ?Fotoshop by Adobé.? Whether You’re contending with skin blemishes, irritation, or just the harshness of winter weather, there are some natural ways to help bring that healthy glow back… Read more »

Did You Know? – Ethical Expeditions Field School

Interested in ethno-cultural studies or biodiversity? Appreciate humanitarian efforts? Enjoy travelling? How about experiencing all three?and earning university credit? The Ethical Expeditions Borneo Field School is a travel-study program ?designed for undergraduate students to gain practical research experience in Ecology and Conservation in one of the world’s environmental hotspots.? The month-long 2012 program will travel… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Dragons Today

This past week we celebrated the Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year. 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, but there’s no cause for excessive alarm. In Chinese tradition, dragons are not the terrifying enemies from Western literature, but rather are symbolic of good fortune. This week we look at a few… Read more »

20 Years of News and Views

Did you know that you can read through old Voice issues online? Issues dating back to January 1999 are accessible through our main site, and as the year progresses we’ll be uploading material from earlier in our history. Check out our list of archived web-format issues here (beginning with issue 1001, in January 2002), and… Read more »