Category : Featured

Campus ambassador, anyone?

The campus ambassador program is in the midst of one of its crucial recruiting sessions and is searching for students who are looking to volunteer for their school in a rewarding way. The program involves students representing NAIT in a…

August 30, 2017

Happiness, then success

If you are reading this as a ‘Type A’ personality, the words productive and happy may not seem like a match. The stress of needing to get good grades may mean fewer hours sleeping, time away from social events with…

August 30, 2017

New man in town

The search for a new athletic director is over. John Bower, formerly the associate athletic director for the Concordia University in Montreal, began work Aug. 1. His hiring this July ended a three-month search for Linda Henderson’s replacement. Henderson had…

August 30, 2017

NAIT LRT station

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

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

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

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

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

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

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