Manage mounting academic stress with movement

With final exams and major project deadlines rapidly approaching, the average student is carrying serious stress on their shoulders. The fact that Old Man Winter has had a stranglehold on Calgary for the better part of five months also contributes to elevated stress levels, and that lethargic feeling many people …

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Slow Food comes to fast-paced campus

Each year, SAIT’s School of Hospitality and Tourism brings a special guest to campus to speak with students. In previous years, the guest has often been a celebrity, including Chef at Home host Michael Smith or Restaurant Makeover regular Lynn Crawford. This year’s guest may not be a recognizable star, …

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Graphic novels gain respect as serious lit

I was confused when several of my friends mentioned their excitement for legendary graphic novelist, Art Spiegelman’s upcoming lecture at the University of Calgary. I had no idea my acquaintances were closeted nerds. I thought graphic novels were for the comic-book obsessed, yearning to escape into fantasy worlds of super …

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Sport your knickers and lace for cancers below the waist

For most people, the idea of a 10 km run can come off as an intimidating task. But get a group of your friends and suit up in your nicest underwear in support of a good cause and you’ve made a daunting task into a fun and bearable one. All …

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Possible price increase has us crying in our beer

Students could be digging deeper into their Saturday morning coffee funds to pay for their Friday night brews. Darren Maher, manager of food and beverages at the Gateway, said in addition to the standard commodity increase, grains like barley and wheat will be rising in price within the next year …

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SAIT sends message of hope to Japan

The SAIT community is doing its part to raise money for the Japan disaster relief fund. Students and organizations throughout campus are planning events and fundraisers to support the people who have been affected by the recent disasters in Japan. Saki Okawara, first-year business administration student, has family in Japan …

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How sweet it is: Women of Troy capture ACAC championship

They say revenge is a dish best served cold. But in the case of the SAIT women’s hockey team, revenge is a dish best served on ice. Only two seasons ago, then last-placed MRU defeated the regular-season champion Trojans for the ACAC victory. But this year, the Trojans played the …

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Apprenticeship enrolment makes small gains

SAIT’s apprenticeship programs are showing slow signs of recovery after a substantial decrease in enrolment last year. Dean of the School of Transportation Brian Moukperian met with the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) last month, and went over close to 30 programs to determine the future number of enrolling …

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