Posts Tagged: The Voice

Editorial–New Year, New Faces!

If the start of the year is any indication, it’s looking like this could be a really good year for The Voice Magazine.  We’ve got inaugural entries from two new student writers, plus the return of our own award-winning Barbara Lehtiniemi to write about, well, writing for the Voice Magazine; a topic I can always… Read more »

The Time is Write Now

Wouldn’t it be nice to do something different this year? Every year you swear it will be different, but by the end of December, you realize it’s been the same old, same old. How about exploring your creative side?  How about being published?  How about earning some extra money? How about doing all three things… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Is the lead-up to the holidays making you feel Grinch-y?  Read how some voices past reflected on their Christmas cynicism. Unearthing the magic.  Writer Bill Pollett reflects on whether Christmas has any meaning outside of the crass materialism.  “Christmas has largely been reduced to a plastic dollar-store snow globe, filled with toxic liquid and glitter,… Read more »

Editorial—When Freeze Turns to Thaw

This week, the Alberta NDP government announced that they would be continuing the tuition and non-instructional fee freeze for domestic students to the 2019/2020 academic year, and that when tuition begins to rise again, it will be capped at the rate of CPI. Further, they’ve noted that this cap will be enshrined in legislation, not… Read more »

Editorial—What We’re Known For

On October 17, Canada’s legislation that legalized the use and cultivation of small amount of marijuana came into effect. Personally, I have no interest in partaking.  I really don’t care if you do, but please, not around me. I don’t like second-hand smoke from cigarettes and the smell of marijuana is almost worse, albeit in… Read more »

Editorial—The Spam is Real

I decided this week we need to change things up just a bit, so instead of our feature article being an interview, we’re doing something a little bit different this time.  This week, our feature article will be the start of something I hope we’ll continue at some point in the future, something I’m calling… Read more »

Editorial—Wasn’t that a Party?

The big news this week comes from the Conservative Party of Canada’s Convention, where Maxime Bernier, MP for Beauce, Quebec, has announced that he is leaving the Conservative Party of Canada and will be creating a new party to represent the conservative perspective, since, he contends, the current Conservative party simply isn’t doing that. If… 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 »

Vintage Voice

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in full swing in Pyeongchang, South Korea, we take a backward glance at Olympics past. Sorry, Pyeongchang!  Maybe next time!  When the city of Vancouver BC was awarded the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, writes Stephen Thomson, not everyone was celebrating (especially not Pyeongchang, South Korea.)  “The bidding process is kind… Read more »

Council Connection

The revision of AUSU Bylaws, The Voice, and the finance policies were the main topics covered at AUSU’s latest monthly meeting, held on Tuesday, November 14th. All current AUSU councillors were present at the meeting, except Vice-Present External and Student Affairs Julian Teterenko, due to a personal commitment.  President Shawna Wasylyshyn called the meeting to… Read more »