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Standing out in the job hunt

SAIT provides students with valuable services for finding employment Students are being encouraged to connect with SAIT’s Student Employment and Career Centre during their first semester to help ensure they stand out from the crowd when they start job-hunting. “If I could go back in time, I would have gone …

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The Executive Corner

Mikayla Schaffer

VP External Q: As VP External, what do you do for students? A: I work in tandem with our external advocacy organizations to ensure the voice of SAIT students is heard at both a provincial and federal level by the government. Additionally, I work closer to home to advocate on …

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Arts & Entertainment

Radio console from the Behind the Scenes tour at Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Often these kinds of furniture were supposed to make a statement in the home and meant a lot to the family. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/SAIT Polytechnic)
Entertainment

Travel back in time with the Glenbow Museum

Behind the Scenes tours offer a glimpse into the Glenbow’s eclectic archives The Glenbow Museum is now organizing themed Behind the Scenes events in which they take tour groups into their archives to show artifacts not commonly seen or exhibited on the main floors. “For Behind the Scenes events we …

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Sloan returns to Calgary on April 16 to play Marquee Beer Market & Stage. (Photo courtesy of Yep Roc Records)
Entertainment

Two decades, one chord

Sloan returns to Calgary with the One Chord to Another 20th Anniversary Tour It’s impossible to forget your first concert – not the Black Eyed Peas show at the Saddledome you dragged your parents to when you were nine, but your first real concert. Your first rock show, your first …

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Entertainment

RapSheet: East Coast

The east coast blew up this past month with new music and teasers from Royce Da 5’9”, Danny Brown and A$AP Twelvy. Fans are patiently waiting for April 15 to hear the new album, Layers, from Royce Da 5’9”. The Detroit rapper released a mixtape titled Trust The Shooter to …

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Sports

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Hockey on the rocks

For the 13th consecutive year, the Rockers fell to the NHL Greats in the JUNO Cup, a hockey game played to celebrate Canada’s talent. It isn’t really about the game though; it’s for the fans (and that includes the musicians) of the hockey alumnus who show that they’ve still got …

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Peak Power Gym at SAIT in Calgary on Thursday, March 24, 2016. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/SAIT Polytechnic)
Sports

Putting in the work

Off-season training essential to success One of the most overlooked aspects of being a SAIT Trojans athlete is preparation in the off-season to come back in top condition for the upcoming season. Trojans athletes are not only preparing physically for the following season, but mentally as well. At Peak Power, …

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Sports

Out with the old

One of Calgary’s oldest and most well- known venues, the Stampede Corral, could be closing to make room for a proposed expansion of the Calgary BMO Centre. The Stampede Corral opened in 1950, and since then, it has been the host of many of Calgary’s most historic teams and shows. …

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Opinions

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Travel through time

A look at the past provides a glimpse of the future The earth trembles as monstrous coal haulers roll up the road towards the Battle River power plant. It’s the oldest coal plant in Alberta, and it’s still not quite half as old as SAIT. We crane our necks and …

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Look before you leap

Roughly seven years ago, then 14-year-old Rikki Hillmer was hit by a late model, full-sized pick-up truck while crossing 162 Ave. in Calgary’s southwest. Clad in black, not wearing her glasses and rushing for the bus on her way to school, she ventured across the divided roadway and caused an …

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Shoelace express

Pedestrian safety should be an utmost priority On average, more than one pedestrian has been hit by an automobile a day since the start of this year in Calgary alone. In a city of a million people, especially with such a strong driving culture, pedestrian fatalities are a sad fact …

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Lifestyle

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Lifestyle

Keep in touch

It’s now easier than ever to connect with fellow students. SAITSA has released an app intended to help students, both new and returning, connect while simultaneously keeping them up-to-date with campus life. The app allows students to message each other privately, or over a community messaging board, with various messaging …

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Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. (Photo by Nikolai Cuthill/SAIT)
Lifestyle

It’s time to catch ’em all

Twenty years ago, Nintendo created the game Pokémon, where one plays as a character on his or her journey to catch Pokémon and battle with them. The one main goal being: Gotta catch ‘em all. Now, a new app, Pokémon Go, has brought that concept to our smartphones. The app …

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The Eater’s Guide to Campus

Well, students, the semester is officially underway for the fall and that means a few things. For one, you’ll need to get acquainted with new schedules, new classrooms, new instructors and possibly new classmates and living spaces. With all of that going on, the last thing you’ll want to worry about is what you’re going …

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