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SAIT believes you

The #IBelieveYou campaign is working to spread awareness about supporting and believing victims of sexual assault. “We think the IBelieveYou campaign is critically important because too often victims of sexual assault don’t come forward and talk to anybody or disclose what happened to them or go for help because of …

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Ayla Beard, 5, gets a laugh out of SAIT Trojans' forwards Dean Allison, left, and Dave Nippard, right, during the skate with the Trojans event at SAIT on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.  (Photo by Rebecca Hardcastle/The Press)
Sports

Fans and players hit the ice at SAIT

The SAIT Trojans held their annual Skate with the Trojans event on Sunday, Oct. 28 following the men’s hockey game against the Briercrest College Clippers in the SAIT Arena. The SAIT men’s hockey team, joined by a few members of the women’s hockey team, skated with young fans, who got …

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Arts & Entertainment

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Flashbacks at the Peer Support Centre

The SAITSA Peer Support Centre sends students back through time to the days of Saturday morning cartoons every Friday. “The idea is to take [students] back to a time when [they were] younger with less stress,” said SAITSA Peer Support Centre Coordinator, Sarah Hogendorp. “You [get to] disengage from homework …

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Danko Jones ready to get wild at The Gateway

Danko Jones, twenty-year veterans of the Canadian music scene, will be returning to The Gateway, bringing howling guitars paired with wild vocals. “It’s [The Gateway] a great room, it’s very intimate, sometimes too intimate, but I enjoy that,” joked Danko Jones, lead guitarist and singer for the band Danko Jones. …

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The Future Memories (Present Tense) exhibition at Illingworth Kerr Gallery at ACAD is running from Oct. 6 to Dec. 7.(Photo by Aron Diaz)
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Contemporary start to Indigenous art

ACAD’s Illingworth Kerr Gallery brings together six distinctive Indigenous artists, from regions across Canada, to express the concept of time in new perceptions of how long we have in existence. Future Memories (Present Tense) | Contemporary Practices in Perspective, challenges the ideas of time by using the artist’s feelings on …

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Ayla Beard, 5, gets a laugh out of SAIT Trojans' forwards Dean Allison, left, and Dave Nippard, right, during the skate with the Trojans event at SAIT on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.  (Photo by Rebecca Hardcastle/The Press)
Sports

Fans and players hit the ice at SAIT

The SAIT Trojans held their annual Skate with the Trojans event on Sunday, Oct. 28 following the men’s hockey game against the Briercrest College Clippers in the SAIT Arena. The SAIT men’s hockey team, joined by a few members of the women’s hockey team, skated with young fans, who got …

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Christina Kang, Left, Txabi Sumastre, middle, and Taylor Peters, right, after Sumastre won the FIFA e - gaming tournament at the Gateway at SAIT in Calgary on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. The event was organized by SAIT but sponsored by Microsoft. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/SAIT)
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SAIT’s E-Gaming tournament kicks off with FIFA 18 and NHL 18

On Tuesday, Oct. 10 SAIT recreation paired up with Microsoft to put on the first electronic-gaming tournament of the 2017-2018 school year.  “We are very fortunate to have had Microsoft,” said Jared Hidber, recreation programmer.   Microsoft will be sponsoring all of SAIT’s E-gaming tournaments during the school year.  The …

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The Travelling Jagrs bring attention to a hockey legend

Normally, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, but not when it comes to dressing up as hockey legend Jaromir Jagr. The talk of the NHL, the Travelling Jagrs, got the idea to dress up as the 45-year-old NHL star for Halloween while on vacation in Las Vegas, Nev. and …

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Opinions

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Should animal abusers receive harsher penalties?

Criminals found guilty of animal abuse in Alberta have been receiving little more than a slap on the wrist for far too long. In Alberta, the maximum penalty guilty perpetrators can receive is a fine of $20,000 and restriction of animal ownership with only a possibility of jail time, no …

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Quantity vs. Quality in the digital age

In the age when everyone with a camera is suddenly a photographer, those who make a career of the art struggle to find notoriety amongst an endless stream of selfies and candids. Countless images are created and posted every day. The quality of which will vary from those taken with …

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Resisting PC culture

George Orwell said, “at any given moment, there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas which it is assumed all right-thinking people will accept without question […] a genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing.” He published these prophetic words 68 years ago in his bestselling book …

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Every nickle and dime counts

Money management during school can be a challenge, making a plan to bring in a bit of extra cash is always a pleasant experience. While most students have part-time jobs and budget their income to get through college, some manage to find an out-of-the-ordinary way to bring in extra earnings. …

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Take a stand against sexual violence

During the past few weeks, the hashtag #MeToo has been circulating as a symbol of solidarity with survivors of sexual violence. Danielle Jacklin, a Calgarian who shared her story of experiencing sexual violence, said she empathises with others who have as well. “As someone who has said ‘me too,’ I …

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Zombie Renée Digout craves Pumpkin Spice Lattes more than brains. (Photo by Quin Hauck/SAIT)
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The undeniable popularity of pumpkin spice

With autumn comes the return of the popular pumpkin spice latte (PSL), a seasonal drink that is often mocked for those who show excitement. Over the years, the demand for pumpkin spice-anything seemed to start a lifestyle trend, with new creations introduced like flavoured breakfast options, various desserts, as well …

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