Daily Archives : October 15, 2016

Test-taking strategies

Be prepared. This, of course, is the most important strategy for exam success. ● While studying test yourself on an ongoing basis to make sure you really know and understand the material. Just reading and re-reading is the least effective…

October 15, 2016

Simple but delicious

During my first semester at NAIT, one of the many interesting classes I got to take was the study of soups and vegetables! I got really excited because that was one of the things I felt passionate about but also…

October 15, 2016

Life’s natural progression

Bon Iver – the name strikes a chord in the hearts of fans whenever they hear it. The name a variant on the French phrase “Bon Hiver” which means “Good Winter.” This perfectly sums up the feeling of finding hope…

October 15, 2016

Biz student is a music man

According to Dictionary.com, a centrifuge is “an apparatus that rotates at high speed and … separates substances of different densities … ” This week, the word ‘centrifuge’ gains a new meaning. Centrifuge is the first full-length electronic instrumental album of…

October 15, 2016

Meditation is a useful tool

It’s that time of the semester when heavily weighted labs are due, midterms are worth 30 per cent of your final grade and group projects are being done with individuals who take a free ride while you do all the…

October 15, 2016

2 Thanksgiving meals

Not every student went running straight home after class for the Thanksgiving long weekend. For some who stayed on campus, they got to experience Thanksgiving for the first time – thanks to the International Stu- dent Centre. For the third…

October 15, 2016

NAIT it Forward staff fundraiser underway

Have you ever wondered where the money for scholarships comes from? Well, some scholarships at NAIT are a result of staff and faculty of the institution supporting students beyond the classrooms through the NAIT it Forward campaign. “NAIT it Forward…

October 15, 2016

It’s hard to be Connor

I feel bad for you Connor McDavid, I really do. I’m trying to remember what I was worried about when I was 19. I think it had something to do with figuring out a way to get to work on…

October 15, 2016

Is Strombo a scapegoat?

George Stroumboulopoulos will tell you the ratings matter. He, along with a few of his colleagues, took the brunt of the overly disappointing NHL playoff ratings last year. His replacement is the tried-and-true Ron MacLean, relegated to Sunday night work…

October 15, 2016

Keeping Score: Oilers playoff-bound?

It’s officially been a decade of playoff-less hockey for Edmonton Oiler fans. That’s ten whole years of reluctantly skimming through playoff brackets to select a consolation team. Relatively speaking, though, that’s not that long of a drought. The Chicago Cubs,…

October 15, 2016