Monthly Archives : October 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Rogers Place nice, not wow

This past weekend, my family and I went to the Edmonton Oiler’s last preseason game, played in the brand new Rogers Place. In the third period, with just 2:34 left on the clock, Vancouver’s Markus Granlund broke the tie, bringing the…

October 15, 2016

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Staying warm for winter fitness

For those of us who were active through the summer and want to keep active into the winter, here’s a brief guide on how to stay warm and happy. We’ll cover you from head to toe in gear knowledge and…

October 15, 2016

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Queen of Katwe a moving success story

Inspired by a true story, Queen of Katwe is a wonderful, heartfelt film with an inspiring message and a charismatic cast. It is based on the story of Phiona Mutesi, a chess prodigy. Her struggles through life and her journey to…

October 15, 2016

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Ask the Editors: Best Weekend Getaways

What is your favourite weekend getaway? Danielle Fuechtmann, Editor-in-Chief I adore a nice weekend at home but recently my friends and I have been doing mini trips more often. We recently took a jaunt out to Bon Accord for a…

October 7, 2016

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CAT Microwaves a work in progress

It’s time once again for one of everyone’s favourite topics: Microwaves. Specifically, microwaves in the new CAT Building, which is now almost bursting at the seams with students. These students all need lunch, which many need to heat up during…

October 7, 2016

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The minimum wage war

In case you missed it, the minimum wage in Alberta has gone up. Actually, for most students, you shouldn’t have missed it, since that’s probably what you’re getting paid right now if you’re working a part-time (or full-time) job to…

October 7, 2016