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News

Student space starts construction this year

SAIT students will soon see their own space when SAITSA breaks ground on a new headquarters in the spring. “It’s going to be all student focused space,” said Shona White, SAITSA marketing and communications assistant manager. The building is to be completed by the summer of 2020. Students have contributed …

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Sports

Calgary Inferno partners with Girls Hockey Calgary Fostering hockey role models

        In Oct. 2016, the Calgary Inferno partnered with Girls Hockey Calgary (GHC) to create the Jr. Inferno program. The Inferno approached Girls Hockey Calgary in 2016 with the idea of a partnership. John MacDonald, VP of marketing and communications of Girls Hockey Calgary, said in a …

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Arts & Entertainment

Entertainment

From SAIT IT to custom mini figure press 3D-Printer Grym Forge provides affordable custom goods for tabletop gaming

For tabletop war and role-play gamers alike, quality 3D-printed terrain and custom miniatures are about to get exponentially cheaper and more convenient to get a hold of. The credit for this goes to Grym Forge, an emerging online retailer run by James Eby, a member of SAIT’s academic IT department …

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Entertainment

Sickboy breaks illness-related stigmas through humour Halifax-based podcast hits The Gateway

The Gateway’s Thursday, Jan. 11, 2017 conclusion to the Polar Jam marked Sickboy’s first collective appearance in Calgary, with a line-up of guests that wrote in as fans to appear on the podcast to talk about their illnesses. Sickboy is about making conversations about illness and disease easier to have, …

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Entertainment

CUFF.Docs show final words of Charles Manson

The fifth annual CUFF.Docs International Documentary Festival came out of hiding during the weekend of Nov. 16, bringing some of the most unique films to the city. The annual documentary film festival featured four film directors in attendance. One of the directors in attendance was Calgary film director, James Buddy Day …

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Sports

Sports

Calgary Inferno partners with Girls Hockey Calgary Fostering hockey role models

        In Oct. 2016, the Calgary Inferno partnered with Girls Hockey Calgary (GHC) to create the Jr. Inferno program. The Inferno approached Girls Hockey Calgary in 2016 with the idea of a partnership. John MacDonald, VP of marketing and communications of Girls Hockey Calgary, said in a …

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Sports

From SAIT broadcasting to Sportsnet 960

To many Sportsnet 960 listeners in Calgary, Pat Steinberg is just a voice on the radio, but, to those who know him, Steinberg is much more. Steinberg knew he wanted to be on the radio since grade seven, however, he didn’t decide on sport broadcasting until high school. He said …

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Sports

Slow start to season for women’s hockey

The SAIT women’s hockey team is off to a slow start and are 1-9 overall as they approach the halfway mark of the season. They currently sit in last place of the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conferences (ACAC), but have plenty of time to improve. “I think it is just conditioning, …

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Opinions

Opinions

Not exactly America’s trump card

By now, just about everyone has at least something to say about the tirade that is President Donald Trump. Trump loves to tweet. Since his election on Nov. 8, 2016, he has posted nearly 2,900 tweets, an average of about seven tweets per day. Views on Trump’s online activity vary …

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Opinions

Calgary in the race for 2026 Olympic bid

Although it may seem that getting a new hockey arena in Calgary for the Flames to play in is an ongoing battle, that hasn’t stopped the Heart of the New West from flirting with bidding to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. With existing infrastructure from the Calgary 1988 winter games …

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Opinions

Harry Potter is magical adult-literature

The Harry Potter series has captured the hearts of people of all ages for the past 20 years. People seem to think the majority of the fan-base are young adults around my age, 25, who have quite literally grown up with the books. There may be some truth to this, …

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Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Local entrepreneurs ski to success

A recent arrival on the ski scene, 93 North Skis, has combined craftsmanship and engineering to produce Canmore manufactured and designed skis that are hand-made and expertly tested. Sam McEwan and Max Flowerday, previously engineers from Calgary, decided to up and quit their stable careers to pursue their passion for …

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Lifestyle

Municipal and federal government sites provide guidelines for extreme cold

The winter season sees extreme cold hitting Calgary, but there are lots of resources to help Calgarians deal with the weather. “Winter storms have the potential to disrupt power to your home and community, and have the potential to affect your plans,” according to the City of Calgary website. “It’s …

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Lifestyle

Keeping New Year’s resolutions is easier with planning

We’re approaching the treacherous one-month-after-New-Years mark, when resolve to keep resolutions wears thin, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In an article published by The New York Times, Jen A. Miller wrote that New Year’s resolutions should be SMART: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound. “Your resolution should …

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