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Living libraries

Sharing knowledge through word-of-mouth The written word has preserved humanity’s stories in libraries for generations. But, before that, we had the oral word stored in a human library. The Reg Erhardt Library and multiple departments across SAIT came together to create SAIT’s own version of the international Human Library through …

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Balancing act

Tips for a better student budget With the post-break glow rapidly fading, the time has come to re-evaluate one’s finances. ATB Financial’s on-campus branch manager, Kristina Sheldon, offered students some advice for this upcoming term.  Sheldon has been in the banking industry for 15 years, eight of which have been …

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Dub Kartel sets the mood

Dub Kartel is an unconventional group, and their debut album of the same name only reinforces their image. The Halifax-based reggae, hip-hop and dancehall music group consists of seven tightly knit friends who have spent the last five years touring Canadian music festivals perfecting their vibrant and energetic sound. The …

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Album Review: Isolation Culture

His Clancyness Isolation Culture Hand Drawn Dracula/Maple Death Records (2016) Isolation Culture, the newest album from the Italian-Canadian band, His Clancyness, is a masterful blend of both acoustic and synthesized sound.  His Clancyness was originally formed by Canadian musician Johnathan Clancy as a solo project, but has since evolved into …

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Album Review: Retribution

Tanya Tagaq Retribution Six Shooter Records (2016) Retribution, Tanya Tagaq’s follow-up to her Polaris Prize-winning album, Animism, packs a bigger punch than its predecessor on all fronts, from its message, to its visceral, compelling sound. Tagaq, an Inuk throat singer from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, has assembled a diverse and talented …

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