Vol. 21 Iss. 23

Volume 21 Issue 23 - 06/21/2013

Convocation: The Graduates Speak

Taurian Guinand graduated from Athabasca University this spring with his Bachelor of Science (Human Science Major) with Great Distinction. This address was given on Thursday, June 6, 2013, as part of the Athabasca University Convocation ceremonies. Mr. Chair Mr. President Elected Officials Distinguished Guests Members of the Platform Party Graduates Ladies and Gentlemen It is… Read more »

From Where I Sit – The Payoff

My body is getting weary and my mind is turning to mush as my work as festival coordinator shifts into high gear. Each day I start with an intended to-do list with about 25 items on it: the most time-sensitive, critical items. If I were using Steven Covey’s matrix, these items would fall in the… Read more »

AUSU Update

Dear Members, You may have recently seen information on the internet speculating about the future of Athabasca University. These reports suggest that the Alberta government may broker a merger between AU and University of Alberta, and that this may result in drastic changes to the services and programs offered to students AU students. We want… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Inch’Allah

Film: Inch?Allah Writer/Director: Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette Cast: Évelyne Brochu, Sabrina Ouazani, Sivan Levy, Hammoudi Elkarmi Genre: Drama ?The land must not be sold permanently, because the land is mine and you reside in my land as foreigners and strangers.? Leviticus 25:23 The Slow, Inexorable Path to a Doomed Radicalization Palestinian urchins sift through the refuse of… Read more »

In Conversation – Mo Kenney

Mo Kenney is a young Nova Scotian singer-songwriter who produced her debut album last September and has since been touring with Joel Plaskett and The Emergency and Ron Sexsmith. The recipient and nominee of numerous prestigious awards as well as raves from critics, Mo is known for clever, insightful lyrics?often on the subject of triumphing… Read more »

Did You Know? – Convocation

Here at The Voice Magazine we’d like to extend our heartiest congratulations to all new graduates! We wish you all the best as you take the next step in your educational or professional journey. If you were unable to attend Convocation or your graduation is still far off and you want a preview of your… Read more »

Click of the Wrist – Communicate

we’re approaching the end of an era: on July 14, the last telegram will be sent, and the once-groundbreaking form of communication will officially be obsolete. If you’ve ever wanted to send a telegram, start composing one now before It’s too late?or just honour the historical moment by reading this trivia about communication, human and… Read more »