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Want to have a U-Pass? Vote!

This month, hitting the polls is an important task for NAIT students. In addition to electing our new NAITSA executives, students will be voting on the upcoming referendum for the U-Pass contract. “I can’t tell you how to vote but…

February 12, 2017

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Looking past textbooks

For students, one of the greatest costs, aside from tuition, is textbooks. Prices often reach into the hundreds of dollars for a single subject and taking several subjects a semester can increase those costs exponentially. Those financial obligations often come…

January 30, 2017

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Cuts For Success

Making a good impression on prospective employers at the annual Career Fair was a mite less expensive when students took advantage of free haircuts on Monday, Jan. 16, courtesy of Est-Elle Academy. NAITSA set up a temporary salon in the…

January 30, 2017

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It’s time to take a stand

I am an unapologetic feminist. Too often, however, that statement will be charged with images of bra-burning (which is a myth, the famous protest at the 1968 Miss America Pageant never included bra burning) and sanctimonious tirades. But I am…

January 23, 2017

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CAT crosswalk safer

No doubt many students have noticed the bright flashing lights and solar panel installation at the crosswalk to the CAT building on 106 Street. The crosswalk had been a vocal topic around campus for much of the fall semester. There…

January 23, 2017

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Oil industry on the cusp

The furor caused by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s comment, referencing the eventual phasing out of Alberta’s oilsands developments, hit a feverish pitch the likes of which has not been seen since his father introduced the National Energy Policy decades ago….

January 23, 2017

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Give us a break!

Ah, autumn. It’s a magical time of year when brilliant gold and crimson leaves are gently carried away with a breeze. It’s also a time when students are cramming for their midterms and struggling to keep up with their assignments…

January 19, 2017

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NAIT Nugget opens doors

December has come and gone in what seemed like a flash. Spending time with family was great, over indulgence in delicious treats was had and cold days were easily avoided by hunkering down inside watching movies, building Christmas gifts and…

January 13, 2017

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NAIT students left waiting at bus stop

Some NAIT students found getting to classes last week more challenging than usual. Edmonton Transit Service regularly reduces its buses during the holidays to reflect lower demand because schools, post-secondaries and many government offices close for the holiday season. Typically,…

January 13, 2017

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Case for public transit

It’s a favourite complaint for any city-dweller (besides parking) – transit! Almost universally, you will always hear complaints about how terrible transit is, regardless of what city you live in or how you utilize it. Whether it’s a complaint over…

December 5, 2016