News

News

Changes coming to SAITSA board of directors

Future SAITSA Board of Directors (BOD) members will be receiving a hefty raise as a result of changes to their job descriptions.   “To be honest, it was a few years coming. The board looked into and evaluated what we actually want out of the chair and vice chair roles …

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Sports

The honour of the puck drop

    The puck drop marks the launch of each hockey game, promising equal parts excitement and fear as players battle to win, however sometimes the drop represents something special marking a celebration of heroes in the community.   Recently, the SAIT Trojans hockey teams hosted three different puck drops. …

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Arts & Entertainment

Entertainment

Local suspense series Faultline joins the film world

The pilot for Faultline, a dark thriller web-series, held its Calgary premier on Feb. 4, 2018 at Kensington’s Plaza Theatre.   The six-part series follows three sisters, who reconnect with each other, to piece together a crime that took place 15 years ago, ending in their mother’s arrest and suicide. …

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Entertainment

A tale of tarnished gold

What’s Gold Bloody Gold about? The book is about my father’s gold discovery in Mali, in West Africa in 1981. He flew to Mali at the behest of a financier based in London. The result of his work was a geological report that delineated vast gold reserves in the western …

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Entertainment

Startups in Calgary bring innovation to the masses

    With tech startups on the rise in Calgary, businesses such as MowSnowPros and Parkchamp are experiencing great success.   Parkchamp was founded by Maggie Young and Alex Chalamova. It’s a free application that allows people to reserve and pay for parking spots all through their smartphones.   Parkchamp …

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Sports

Sports

The honour of the puck drop

    The puck drop marks the launch of each hockey game, promising equal parts excitement and fear as players battle to win, however sometimes the drop represents something special marking a celebration of heroes in the community.   Recently, the SAIT Trojans hockey teams hosted three different puck drops. …

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Sports

Eagles flying high after Super Bowl win

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl 52 to achieve the first Super Bowl win in Eagles franchise history. “Well it really hasn’t sunk in completely yet, you know I can remember back even as a player winning this game what it felt like. I …

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Sports

The Flames show how hot they can burn

The Calgary Flames were one of the NHL’s hottest teams at the start of January, and have given fans reason to be cautiously optimistic. Going into the game against the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, Jan. 24, the Flames had points in nine straight games and had started 2018 by …

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Opinions

Opinions

Love me Tinder, match me online

Let’s be real here – dating in 2018 is tough, and honestly, pretty awful most of the time.   Chances are if you didn’t meet your significant other in the pre-Tinder era, you’ve had to roll the dice and meet someone in a non-conventional way.   Gone are the days …

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Opinions

Unsafe for student guilty of sexual interference to return to University of Calgary campus… never mind his potential victims

The Connor Neurauter controversy is a disgrace to the University of Calgary (U of C), and displays the work still required to confront sexual interference and institutional complicity in it. Nearauter, 21, recently recieved a prison sentance for sexual interference with a 13-year-old girl in 2015. He was sentenced in …

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Opinions

Wage hike lowers quality of life

As a long-time conservative province, Alberta citizens made a call for change in 2015 by electing the New Democratic Party (NDP) into office. The most notable change they have put into place is perhaps the minimum wage hike. While attempting to lessen the wealth gap is important, Alberta has seemed …

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Lifestyle

Lifestyle

SAIT students navigate the news, seeking hard facts

The internet has dramatically changed how we take in news, and students are the latest generation trying to navigate these changes. According to Stats Canada, Canadians’ use of newspapers, magazines, TV and radio to learn the news has been steadily declining since 2003 while use of the internet has skyrocketed. …

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Lifestyle

U of C Fashion show highlights sustainability

The UCalgary Fashion Network hosted a crew of formidable leaders in the field of sustainable fashion on Friday, Jan. 26 at their Let’s Talk Fashion event. The event was open to the public, allowing attendees to rub shoulders with Erin Bird, with FairTrade Calgary; Blake Ward, owner of Seed, a …

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LifestyleOnline exclusive

Recipe: Homemade dog biscuits, Make your own dog treats just in time for “The Year of the Dog”

Coming up this Friday, Feb. 16, we get to celebrate the Chinese New Year! I wish you good luck, prosperous health, fortunate times and all the Chinese food your heart desires. 2018 is The Year of the Dog and what better way to honour this than to bake up some …

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