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Showing Solidarity

In this edition, The Weal gives tips on how to cope with loss.

News

News

Sharing the experiences of students with disabilities

Dec. 3 is the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, and SAIT student Shalom Heinsen is looking to create a yearly event that will help build bridges between people with disabilities attending SAIT and the rest of the student body.   Heinsen is in her first year of the Legal …

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Campus CuriosityNews

Searching for perspective on the 2019 budget cuts

The 2019 budget will most certainly bring sharp tuition increases and further financial burden for Alberta’s post-secondary students. However, the overall budget released by the United Conservative government on Oct. 24thappears to fall short of the severe cuts of the Klein era.   University of Calgary economist Trevor Tombe has …

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NewsOnline exclusive

Social media and online marketplace yield more for scammers

Scammers have long used telephone and email fraud to fleece consumers of their hard-earned cash. However, with the rise in social media and online shopping, scammers are now moving online.   A recent report by the Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBB), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Investor …

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Arts & Entertainment

Entertainment

Altameda continues to authentically grow after new album and international touring

Edmonton-based band Altameda plays at The Gateway on Friday Nov. 29th. I spoke with frontman Troy Snaterse about their album Time Hasn’t Changed You and how the four-piece folk-rock group has found success after two studio albums.   Altameda has opened for, and toured with, bands such as The Trews, The …

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Entertainment

Fifth instalment of Femme Wave keeps resisting

Femme Wave, the non-profit feminist arts festival, had underground arts and politics lovers crawling from one venue to the next in Downtown Calgary all weekend long.   On Nov. 8, Friday night kicked off with a comedy shop. It featured stand-up comedians Adora Nwofor, Jayme Tucker, Emily Bilton, and Issa …

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Entertainment

Disney+: Everything you need to know

Disney+ is here, bringing everyone all the Disney shows you could ever think of. No more thinking about if you should stay up late to watch the oddly scheduled Simpsons episode at 3 a.m. on a school night.   They’ve brought all the shows to us under one streaming service. …

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Sports

Sports

Part of a Whole ‘Not just one man’

Brant Lauweryssen took third place in the first and second 8km races of the ACAC Grand Prix cross-country meets in Edmonton and Red Deer. Three other men’s Trojan athletes also placed in the top ten of both races.  “Every year, we have our goals set for Nationals. The team medal …

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FeatureSportsThe Print Edition

Hungry for Success

Teniola Aliu’s journey began when he escaped an unjust and corrupt government in Lagos, Nigeria. He played in the Nigerian major league basketball team and is now trying to become a guard for the SAIT Trojans basketball team for their next season. Aliu, 20, grew up in Lagos and currently …

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SAIT Futsal
Sports

Futsal, not football: SAIT Trojans soccer’s indoor rec sport taking off

SAIT Trojans futsal is gearing back up again with a big change, gaining official Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) status, and taking the indoor variant of soccer to a new height. Futsal is a form of soccer that is played indoors, with five-a-side including a goalkeeper. It is a very …

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Opinions

Online exclusiveOpinions

Why being a jerk to retail workers makes you a joke

It’s 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The doors are locked. Everyone’s ready to go home. A man is yelling, and screaming, and threatening our lives because we won’t let him in. This story isn’t an exception to the rule. Everyone who has worked retail over the holidays has a story …

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Opinions

Student Parents need to find a balance

Going back to school as a parent presents unique challenges and stresses, and without support, those stresses can become overwhelming. Amanda Metcalfe has been upgrading at SAIT, and is looking forward to entering the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program in the future. She also has two daughters, ages 6 and 8. …

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Opinions

Calgary City Council Takes a Hit with New Arena Deal

Calgary City Council’s push to approve the new arena deal doesn’t engender much confidence from some Calgarians. With talk of cut budgets for essential services in the news and strict budgeting practices being put to essential services, many Calgarians are questioning the legitimacy of so much public money going to …

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Lifestyle

LifestyleOnline exclusive

Warm mugs, warm hearts

There’s something about the winter that just makes school a little bit harder. People can get weighed down by the shorter days and the longer nights (I’m talking about studying). I live with four roommates, all of whom have personalities you can’t miss. Somehow though, the looming winter has quieted …

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minimalism, seasonal depression, new years eve
LifestyleOnline exclusive

To Tinder or not to Tinder

To Tinder or not to Tinder: this is the question on single students’ minds.
For some, finding love is a hard thing to do while trying to balance schoolwork and a part-time job. Singles tend to consider downloading the little flame to help with their quest.

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Lifestyle

Tommy’s Two Cents

So…uh…bummer about the planet hey? To be honest with you, this pretty blue marble is looking like a bit of a gong show lately. I mean there’s plastic in the oceans, polar bears are drowning because of melting ice caps, coral reefs are dying every day because of rising acidity …

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