Vol. 27 Iss. 35

Volume 27, Issue 35 - 09/06/2019

Minds We Meet—Kayli Tellman

While working toward her Bachelor of Commerce Degree (with an accounting major) from Medicine Hat, Kayli Tellman also works at a pharmacy, and recently spent some time speaking with The Voice Magazine. Could you provide a brief introduction of yourself? Who are you, where are you from? My name is Kayli Tellman, I am nineteen… Read more »

Fly on the Wall—Tuition and Inspiration

September brings apprehension and ambivalence to students of all ages.  Whether our classroom days are four or forty years hence the creeping shadows of autumn re-stimulate memories of that dreaded return to school.  Our formative years were divided, as if with a paper cutter, every September; a whoosh of a sucking sound vacated our spirits… Read more »

The Fit Student—Crushing the Job Interview!

Do you go into job interviews like a front-line paratrooper on the defensive?  Your arms tied behind your back and a gag stuffed in your mouth?  Well, that’s how I feel in job interviews.  And apparently, so might you—and many others. Now, I’m going to show you how to crush the job interview.  But I… Read more »

The Not-So Starving Student—Top Four Indian Foods to Try

Since venturing upon various Indian restaurants throughout the city, I’ve grown an appreciation for Indian cuisine. Traditional Indian dishes are packed with flavor and complexity and hold a special place in my list of favorite comfort foods. Indian food is heavily influenced by religion and history. Particularly, centuries of Islamic rule followed by Hindu rule… Read more »

The Study Dude—Personalized Education?

What would a personalized education look like to you? Well, let’s look at scenarios that don’t characterize a personalized education: A developmentally disabled student once appeared in my university class.  He could barely spell basic words.  But he was entitled to an education.  Sadly, the prof would humiliate him, scorning him for his lack of… Read more »

Course Exam—FNCE 371

FNCE 371 (Applications in Corporate Finance) is a three-credit upper-level finance course that will have students applying fundamental concepts in corporate finance (from FNCE 370 (Overview of Corporate Finance)) to a variety of areas in corporate finance such as short-term financial management, lease management, and international concerns. With the assistance of case studies, students will… Read more »

Why Zombies?

“Zombie stories are by nature dystopian.  Zombies signify failure–of political will and social cohesion, of technology and medicine, of the human body and soul.” – Elly Blue Having been born in the last two weeks of the baby boom, I was finding myself increasingly flummoxed by my adult Gen X brother’s obsession with zombie films… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Info Session Mon, Sept 9, 9:00 to 10:30 am MDT Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1115, 10011 – 109 Street NW, Edmonton AB In-person and online Hosted by CIHR and AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/cihr-interactive-information-sessions-tickets-66958690245 Register online at above link AU Has a Library? Intro to Library Resources… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Kayla asks if 18 courses in two years is possible; responses suggest that some students have actually done this, but it’s not possible for everyone in every situation.  Faye is trying to connect with other English majors; they are out there!  Ashley wonders if a course extension fee is required to rewrite… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Sep 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Oct 1 Sep 15: AUSU Get out the Vote Campaign Launches! Sep 19: AUSU Council Meeting Sep 15: Oct degree requirements deadline Sep 30:… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  2019 AES Engineering Scholarship Sponsored by:  AES Engineering Deadline:  October 6, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be high school seniors or attending a post-secondary educational facility. What’s required:  An email with contact and school info, along with a 500- to 1000-word essay on “When you look back on your life… Read more »