Daily Archives : September 1, 2016


Computer Commons cut hours

Students reacted with shock when the announcement was made that the NAITSA Computer Commons in the HP Centre would face an hours reduction starting this summer. Effective June 1, the computer commons was no longer a 24/7 facility and the…

September 1, 2016


Ask the Editors: Setting yourself up for success

The first week of classes is always one of the most exciting parts of the school year – it’s a new start! For our first issue of the year, our editors are sharing their advice for setting yourself up for success throughout the…

September 1, 2016

Startup Stock Photos

Adjusting to life at NAIT

Starting your education at NAIT is a major life change. It may be your first educational experience away from familiar faces, the first time you have attended school in years or it may be your first experience living away from…

September 1, 2016

One of the Ookpiks created by Peggy Richardson, dressed up for graduation.

Ooks: more than a mascot

Welcome back, Ooks! Wondering what an Ook actually is? Short for Ookpik (or properly, Uppik), the Inuktitut word for snowy owl, they’re a traditional Inuit toy made from wolf or sealskin. NAIT’s original ookpik was a gift to NAITSA from…

September 1, 2016


App review: Build yourself an ecosystem

Build yourself an ecosystem of apps that can help you succeed! While these are some of the apps that are the foundation of my current system, I encourage you to experiment and try new ones – you never know when…

September 1, 2016

Men's Soccer 2015-16

Soccer season set to kick off

According to men’s soccer head coach Charles O’Toole, the difference between last year’s ACAC bronze medal finish and a trip to the CCAA nationals boils down to a few moments. “Basically, a 15-minute lapse in our semifinal game cost us…

September 1, 2016

NAIT Men's Basketball 2015-16

NAIT teams are excelling

Shortly before I wrote this, the 2016 Olympic Sum-mer Games came shuddering to a halt. I say shuddering – a particularly dramatic verb in my mind – because I think it’s the best way to describe how the magnitude of…

September 1, 2016


Workout with Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm since its launch on July 17. In approximately two weeks, the app had over 100 million downloads worldwide! One of the great benefits of the game is how it has managed to…

September 1, 2016