Posts Tagged: The Voice Magazine

Editorial—But Seriously

This week, we take a break from our interviews with the new AUSU Council members, and instead feature an interview with Dr. Chris Glover, a man with a serious position who doesn’t take himself all that seriously.  While he takes a mostly light-hearted approach to our interview, he does slip up here and there and… Read more »

Editorial—Convocation Cometh

Here we are, the first day of June and convocation is just around the corner. For all those who’ve successfully completed your program, congratulations.  Many of us find it to be a bit of an adjustment when we have to drop the word “student” from how we think about ourselves. But of course, this isn’t… Read more »

Editorial—Coming Up!

Yesterday was the first full public meeting of the new 2018-2020 AUSU Council.  A bunch of new Council members means that I suddenly know a bunch of people who can be badgered into giving interviews, and you’ll find the first of those showing up in this week’s issue.  Some of them have been previously interviewed… Read more »

Vintage Voice

With Friday the 13th marking the beginning of two-wheeling season, we polished up a pair of motorcycle articles. Rebel on two wheels.  In this short story, a runner-up in The Voice’s 2005 writing contest, Wanda Bakker plots the rise and fall of Aunt Barb’s coolness.  “She had a way of pushing the rules without ever… Read more »

Nuggets of Information

In writing parlance they’re known as “fillers”:  those little pieces that show up at the end of magazine articles.  Some writers bristle at the term, reasoning that “fillers” sound like bits of nothing, like packing peanuts or bubble wrap. Fillers do perform one service of filling what otherwise would be blank space around an article. … Read more »

Vintage Voice

Would atheists believe that April 1 is “Atheist Day”?  Here’s a peek at some articles on the subject of atheism: Ethical Anarchy 101.  Writer b.e. hydomako, who sometimes thinks the world is a projection of some malfunctioning machine, argues for the untangling of ethics from religion.  “It should be the responsibility of each of us… Read more »

Editorial—Editorial Control

Dr. Angie Abdou is our feature once again this week, but this time we look at her take on a genre of writing that’s just starting to get some serious academic study, Sports Literature. And while it’s a really good read, my time this week has more been taken up with another piece in this… Read more »

Vintage Voice

On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, we glace back at a pair of Ireland-themed articles. Touring troubled Belfast.  Writer John Buhler recounts his stay in Belfast, Ireland, still edgy from The Troubles.  “It was startling for me to discover…that many of the men around the pub were convicted terrorists.”  Travel Photo Feature—Belfast’s Gritty Side,… Read more »

Letters to the Editor

Hi there, This evening I read an article about a women in politics meeting attended by the writer, Jaclyn van Beek. This article bothered me because it kind of came off as a contemptuous one-sided attack. The implication was made that these issues are multifaceted, but also that the author’s views are the right ones…. Read more »

Editorial—Balancing in Easy Mode

I had to think long and hard about the  picture to go with one of our articles this week. In the end, I chose the one that has more risk of being misinterpreted but is also more powerful.  The article in question is “More than a Mouthful” and you can see the picture chosen there. … Read more »