Monthly Archives : November 2015

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NAITSA nourishes

Times are getting tougher in Alberta, and no one knows it better than Alberta’s food banks. Although the growth in people utilizing food banks has been steady since last year, both the Edmonton Food Bank and the University of Alberta’s…

November 26, 2015


Keep on Keepin’ on

If you’re reading this editorial, there’s a 99 per cent chance that you’re either a student at NAIT or a member of my immediate family. If you’re not a member of my immediate family and you are, in fact, a…

November 26, 2015


Sky’s the limit for program

The Crane and Hoisting program got a big lift on Nov. 18 when NAIT staff, student leaders and dignitaries packed into a canvas tent in Spruce Grove to kick off construction of NAIT’s newest campus. Scheduled to open in June…

November 26, 2015


Latest snow is here to stay

After weeks of dirty grass without any snow cover, we are now finally into the stage where the snow will stick around. By stick around, I mean stay until spring. We saw a surprise snowfall on Thursday, Nov. 19. The…

November 26, 2015


Ooks sweep Kings

The Ooks basketball teams shone at home with two four wins against the King’s University Eagles this weekend. The ladies thrashed the last place Eagles 94-30 and 88-46 while the guys edged out a tough King’s squad 83-77 and 90-77….

November 26, 2015


Men, women split vs Keyano

An exciting exhibition of volleyball took place over the weekend as the NAIT Ooks hosted the Keyano Huskies. The ladies rebounded from a tough five set loss (25-17, 23-25, 24-26, 25-12, 9-15) to win 3-1 on Saturday, while the men…

November 26, 2015


When imagination ruled

In an ancient time, the schoolyard was full of collectible card games, contact sport and other imaginative forms of entertainment. But now there are so many more rules over what can and can’t be played. This area of the world…

November 26, 2015


Art of writing holiday cards

Even when I was too young to receive any mail other than an annual birthday card from my grandma, I was always running to the mailbox to see what the mailman had delivered. These days, I have a lot more…

November 26, 2015

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Social disconnect

This past Friday, there were devastating ISIL attacks on the city of Paris, and how did I find out about it? This little blue button on my phone, that leads me to the knowledge of all happenings and goings on…

November 19, 2015

Starbucks no Xmas

Coffee cup tempest

Social media has been abuzz with news and commentary on the now infamous red Starbucks holiday cups. With the holidays fast approaching, it is no surprise that they have come out with a new cup design. Every year, the cup…

November 19, 2015