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You down to BOD?

Students encouraged to run for new Board of Directors Nominations are coming up for the 2016-17 SAITSA Board of Directors (BOD), and SAITSA wants all interested students to apply. “The BOD ensures that SAITSA is being responsible and accountable to our members: the students,” says Rachel Paris, governance and advocacy …

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SAITSA executive council portraits on campus in Calgary on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. 
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The Executive Corner

Connors Corner

Connor Goodfellow Vice President Student Life On Originality In grade four (maybe five) I found a letter from my secret admirer. It wasn’t a physical letter but a Word document, saved in my private student drive. The admirer let me know that they were thinking about me and that they …

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Arts & Entertainment

Caroline Green poses for a portrait in the beer hall at Wurst in Calgary on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Wurst is a German restaurant and bar and is well known for its exciting Octoberfest celebrations. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT)
Entertainment

Time to tap the casks

Say pröst to October, and raise a stein at Calgary Oktoberfest Break out your beer steins, your lederhosen and your dirndls; Calgary Oktoberfest is back, returning to the Big Four Building on Sept. 23 and 24. The beer sampling event, now in its fourth year, offers both newbies to the …

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Jenna Lencucha performs at Circle the Wagons in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. The event consisted of foodtrucks, beer, a wiener dog race, acrobatics and activities for children. (Photo by Parker Crook/SAIT Polytechnic)
Entertainment

Rolling through town

Circle the Wagons hits Calgary’s University District

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Entertainment

Sleeper Hit comes to Calgary

Vertigo Theatre starts their season with The Big Sleep adaptation Vertigo Theatre starts off its 40th season with a play adaptation of The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler’s celebrated noir novel. The first production of this season’s BD&P Mystery Theatre Series, The Big Sleep, will be shown in The Playhouse at …

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Sports

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Sports

Back to the pitch

Former coaches return to the field Coaching and playing are two very different aspects of the game. One is viewed from the sidelines while the other right up close for the action. Both Cassey Bush and Amoy Hudson experienced what it was like to view the game as coaches and …

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Men's volleyball coach Sean McKay poses for a portrait in the Campus Centre Gym at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. This is McKay's first year coaching the SAIT men's volleyball team but he has had plenty of experience involving the sport. He recently played professionally in Sweden and has also achieved a degree in kinesiology and a masters in coaching from Western University in London, Ontario. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT)
Sports

Volleying for a win

Men’s volleyball team welcome new head coach Sean McKay, the new head coach for the SAIT Trojans men’s volleyball team, is bringing experience and professionalism to an already budding young team. McKay graduated from Western University with a bachelors degree in kinesiology, and went on to receive his master’s in …

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Terry Larson, head coach of the SAIT Trojans women's hockey team, practices with the team at SAIT Arena in Calgary on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Meller)
Sports

Recruiting Frenzy

SAIT Trojans coaches look for new players to improve teams Like the major sports leagues, the SAIT Trojans had its own form of free agent frenzy, where coaches went out to recruit student athletes in an attempt to improve their teams. The goal for the coaches is to improve from …

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Opinions

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Opinions

Physical indifference

Education is the next step to ending discrimination From the era of the Spartans judging the fate of their newborns, to swiping right or left on a dating app, humans have always judged one another based on appearance. It’s in our nature. But that doesn’t make it acceptable behaviour. Everyone …

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Next level gaming

Lack of recognition for competitive gamers Felix Kjellberg earned $12 million in advertising revenue in 2014 by playing video games on YouTube, according to a report by Forbes. Kjellberg, better known by the moniker PewDiePie, is only 25 years old, and has nearly 45 million subscribers to his YouTube channel. …

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A man stretches after completing a work out.(Photo by Sareenah Singh/SAIT)
Opinions

Whey too much training

Shedding light on overtraining myths We can all agree that fitness has a lot of benefits, especially the way it makes you feel after a workout. The most rewarding feeling you can have in the gym is the pump where blood rushes to your muscles, making them feel big and …

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Lifestyle

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Lifestyle

New city, new sights

Explore Kensington Village For students new to Calgary, it can seem a little overwhelming to move to a new city and a new school. Getting acquainted with campus is the first feat. Finding the best food locations on campus and purchasing your textbooks from the bookstore are the next two …

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Lifestyle

Study smarter, not harder

Reach out for a successful semester Studying: the common enemy of every student. Fortunately, SAIT has services that assist students who are having difficulties with studying so they do not over-work their brains. If students do not have a studying method that works for them, they can turn to academic …

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A student reads over one of his textbooks in a quiet space at SAIT campus on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/SAIT)
Lifestyle

Solutions for back to school stress

Back to school can be stressful and overwhelming, but SAIT has the resources, tools and support students need. SAIT has a variety of services that help students with the transition. The Reg Erhardt Library is located on campus in the Stan Grad Centre. Students have access to various programs the …

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