What’s the word?

Monthly spoken word event features open mic and poets Say Word returned for their sixth installment on Nov. 10 at 80th and Ivy to bring together people from all walks to celebrate and educate the poetic art form that is spoken word. Say Word takes place on the first Tuesday of …


Welding her Ohe’n path

PITA alumni finds creative expression in the metal arts From being born on a farm outside Peers, Alta. in 1937 to working with a member of the Group of Seven and founding her own art centre, Katie Ohe has had an eclectic and vast career. A sculptor whose focus is …


When was the last time you stargazed?

Good stargazing can be tough from within the city due to the large amounts of light pollution, and it is only going to get worse. According to, Calgary is home to the fourth highest amount of light pollution in Canada, topped only by Quebec City, Montreal and Edmonton. Most of this …


Trojans Outreach Program Helps Abroad

Christmas is a time for sharing and helping others, and for the SAIT Trojans, it’s no different. Aside from academic and athletic excellence, one of the three pillars that every SAIT athlete must follow is being a good citizen through community involvement. The Trojans pride themselves on community outreach, and …

The SAIT Trojans mens volleyball team practices before their season begins on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Hopes are high for this year's team to compete for the title. (Photo by Brad Harapiak/SAIT Polytechnic)

Volleyball season set to begin

The men’s and women’s volleyball teams are looking forward to the upcoming Alberta College Athletics Conference (ACAC) season. Games begin for both squads on Oct. 16 against the Briercrest Clippers. Coming off a bronze medal win last year in the ACAC, the SAIT men’s volleyball team is hoping for another …