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Marlin Schmidt, helps dish out lunch to SAIT students at Welcome Week. Schmidt was there to promote the NDP’s focus on maintaining affordable higher education for Alberta students.
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SAITSA serves up lunch

SAITSA played host to a free lunch welcoming both the new and returning students back to SAIT as part of the Welcome Week celebrations.  “It’s a tremendous day to be here at SAIT, it’s exciting to be with students who are starting another semester and I hope that every student …

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A couple prepares to select a movie or television show for a night of entertainment. (Photo by Rebecca Hardcastle)
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When universes collide

The struggle of translating television shows into movies  Discussions have been held for years debating the fact that movies made from books are never as good, but no one seems to mention just how bad movies made from TV shows can be as well.  For years Hollywood has tried to …

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A storytelling medium of the future

A storytelling medium of the future  Documentary-film, Made in Vietnam, set to take circuit by storm after premiere at The Calgary International Film Fest  Everyone has a story to tell. We’re able to share whatever story we want with others through a variety of mediums, and one popular medium that’s …

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Author Mike Thorn poses for a portrait in Starbucks in MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Thorn's collection of short stories, Darkest Hours, will be released in November. The University of Calgary graduate completed his Master of Arts in English Literature. (Photo by Quin Hauck/SAIT)
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Are you afraid of the dark?

  A Calgary author is hoping to make his mark on the horror genre with the release of a book of scary short stories. Author Mike Thorn will be releasing, Darkest Hours, a collection of short horror stories in November.  Writing in his spare time and currently working at the …

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Fandoms unite

Set your phasers for fun and blast off to Edmonton for the city’s Comic and Entertainment Expo.  “The big thing is that it’s always such a creative process and we’re always looking to do new, exciting and different things,” said Lindsay Thomas, Emily Expo, spokesperson for Edmonton Expo.  The Expo …

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Drop in fitness

really helpful because they know a little more about the process and the school,” Leifson said.  “Everybody kind of brings something different to the table, so it makes my job a lot easier when that happens.”  Leifson also said that assistant coaches live in the shadow of the head coach …

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New year, new coach

Coming off a successful 2016/2017 season, the Trojan’s women’s hockey team is back this year with new challenges to face, most notably a new head coach.  Kelsey Leifson, who has been playing hockey since she was four, said she’s excited to be taking the positon of head coach.  “I think …

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Once a Trojan, always a Trojan

Fifth-year volleyball veteran Samantha Carpenter reflects on time at SAIT After five years of playing for SAIT’s women’s volleyball team, Trojan player Samantha Carpenter is getting ready to start her life and graduate from the hospitality management program. Carpenter’s five years on the team had not gone exactly as she …

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A couple prepares to select a movie or television show for a night of entertainment. (Photo by Rebecca Hardcastle)
Opinions

When universes collide

The struggle of translating television shows into movies  Discussions have been held for years debating the fact that movies made from books are never as good, but no one seems to mention just how bad movies made from TV shows can be as well.  For years Hollywood has tried to …

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SAITSA working with ASEC

In February 2017, the SAITSA Board of Directors (BOD) voted to become probationary members of the Alberta Student Executive Council (ASEC), as a step towards leaving the lobby group.  “Governance last year was really terrible. They just weren’t paying attention and they weren’t keen to details. It wasn’t using best …

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Second-year broadcast television student Madison Colbow reflects on her two years at SAIT in the Aldred Centre on Wednesday, March 29. Colbow came to Calgary from Estevan, Sask., to play for the Trojans women's hockey team. Her favourite memories here are those spent at the SAIT Arena and all of the friends she made along the way. Colbow plans to attend the University of Saskatchewan next fall where she will take courses toward a Bachelor of Arts. Photo by Madison Casavant /SAIT)
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Perspectives changed by a year of reflection

As the end of the school year fast approaches, I find myself thinking about how I got here and why I’m so glad I stayed. Before coming to SAIT, I spent five years at the University of Calgary studying political science, followed by two years of figuring out what the …

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Where’s the lettuce at SAIT?

Eating healthy and finding enjoyable options as a student can be a challenge, especially if you are vegetarian or vegan.  “We try to stick to the menu but we do our best to cater to people’s needs,” said Jeff Villavende, who works at the Austin Grill in the Stan Grad …

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Tia Weller, owner of the Regal Cat Cafe, poses for a picture at the Regal Cat Cafe in Kensington.  The Regal Cat Cafe, launched in June 2017, and is the first of its kind in Calgary. (Photo by Chelsea Kemp/SAIT)
Lifestyle

Kensington’s Kitten Kingdom

Kensington is home to the purr-fect get away for stressed out students looking for a cup of coffee or a cat to cuddle.  The Regal Cat Café, the first of it’s kind in Calgary, opened in June, 2017 in the heart of Kensington.  “[Cats] help to reduce stress, it’s fuzzy …

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A map of Canada’s national parks

Students looking to travel and still save money this summer might consider visiting one of Canada’s national parks. To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, Parks Canada is offering free passes to every national park all year long. Not only is this incentive to go out and see our country’s natural beauty, …

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