Ho, ho, hos will be heard echoing throughout the Campus Centre Arena on Sat. Dec. 14, as Santa himself will grace SAIT with his presence and a pair of skates. SAIT graduates and their families are invited to kick off the holiday season with the annually popular Skating with Santa event, presented… [more]
Welcome to the December edition of The Weal’s Trojan of the Month. This month’s athlete is Jon Morley, a member of the men’s volleyball team. The Australian-born Trojan is in his first year of the hospitality program at SAIT, and has helped the second-place Trojans to a 5–2 record half-way… [more]
If final projects, exams and work schedules promise to consume most of your free time before the holidays, finding time to shop for gifts may not seem possible. The solution to your problem can be found on SAIT campus, where gifts for everyone can be found at reasonable prices. The… [more]
Those who are familiar with Star Wars are sure to be familiar with Chewbacca, a hairy character from the movie who is a member of the alien Wookiee race. Star Wars enthusiasts are also well aware that Chewbacca doesn’t speak English, but instead has a roar that sounds quite funny, yet disturbing at… [more]
Most people tend to regularly order a favourite alcoholic beverage, and your cocktail of choice may be screaming hints about your personality, especially if you are male. “We are bombarded by images and men feel the need to keep them up,” said Alita Brown, hospitalty and tourism instructor at… [more]
Local artist Ryan Postic seeks to revolutionize pop culture by bringing back an appreciation for fine art through his work as a painter. Through his unorthodox use of queen-sized bed sheets as his canvas, Postic brings originality to the world of fine art. When asked why he paints on bed sheets as… [more]
As images of rippled muscles and hourglass figures flood every aspect of western culture, it’s no surprise that pressure to fit Hollywood’s physical ideals plagues both males and females. Though we have seen much research citing these ideals as the reason for low self-esteem in women, new research… [more]
Sports mascots have been around for many years, have taken many shapes, and have always been covered by an anonymous shroud. Andreas Finn—the man behind the SAIT Trojans’ mascot, Troy—said he has always loved to entertain and has found being a mascot is a great way to do that. “I was on… [more]
From Oct. 23-27, New Orleans played host to the 2013 National Media College Convention, an annual event geared towards North American student journalists. During those four days when The Weal staff wasn’t attending the conference’s sessions, we got to bear witness to the wide array of talent that… [more]
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