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SAIT’s medical marijuana policy challenging for students

A confrontation between a SAIT student and the head of SAIT security over medical marijuana use on campus on Friday, Nov. 17 sparked a hole in communication as to what is expected from cannabis users. Matt Shawchuk, a SAIT business administration student and alumni was approached by Barry Cochrane, manager …

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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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Arts & Entertainment

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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Entertainment

Celebrating the Indigenous new wave

A music mentorship program, a series of in-community workshops and an intimate evening of live music, poetry and story-telling, are the gears that run New Constellations. “We’re just artists engaging with other artists who happen to be Indigenous. “We want to let the artists articulate what they want in the …

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Entertainment

Youtube star behind the viral sensation, the harlem shake, gets emotional in new EP

How do you separate the artist from the comic? When your internet presence is known mainly as being the king of alt-comedy on YouTube, when you’ve made videos about eating rats and baking cakes from vomit, it’s not easy to take a step in a completely different direction. This is …

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Sports

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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Sports

Hockey brings people together in the month of November

Hockey brings people together. Whether it’s watching the game on TV with friends and family, banding together to cheer on your favourite team, or a parent teaching their child how to tie their skates and shoot the puck. Hockey also brings people together through the NHL’s initiative Hockey Fights Cancer. …

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Sports

Bringing home the bronze

The SAIT men’s soccer team didn’t let the loss that sent them to the bronze medal game, and away from nationals, stop them from bringing home one final win of the 2017/2018 season. The team became the bronze medal champions by shutting out Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder, with a …

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Opinions

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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Stars falling from grace

Since the defamation of American movie producer Harvey Weinstein in early October, many other Hollywood moguls are under fire for sexual misconduct. As stories and accusations unravel against many well-known stars, one of the biggest scandals is the fall of Netflix’s House of Cards lead, Kevin Spacey. Spacey was first …

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Lifestyle

Lifestyle

There’s no miracles on 34th street

The holiday season is a time when people come together, friends host ugly-sweater parties and family steps back up the priority ladder. However, it can also be a time of extreme loneliness for some. Loneliness can be heightened for those who return home to family and feel like they were …

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Lifestyle

Flu shots are available on campus

Flu season is here and although health practitioners urge people to get vaccinated, many people don’t see the point. Brian Bestard, a plumbing student at SAIT, said he hasn’t received a flu shot. He said he thinks there isn’t much of a reason to if you’re a generally healthy person. …

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Lifestyle

Calgary Food Bank

The Calgary Food Bank continues to battle food insecurity amongst Calgarians. With this issue, people give up meals to pay for things like childcare, rent, medical needs, education, and more. However, with more than five programs, organizations, and events there are a handful of ways to make donations. The food …

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