Hockey player retires after four-year career as Trojan

Having laced up his skates for four years as a SAIT Trojan hockey player, Brad Drobot has now retired after a successful 2013–14 season. Brad Drobot, in his fourth and final year of playing eligibility, decided to call it quits at the age of 24. Drobot ended his career on a high note, however, when… [more]

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Eighties SAIT alum makes it to primetime television

Hard work, persistence, and a little bit of luck has launched the career of John Fawcett, co-creator, executive producer, and director of the award-winning television series Orphan Black. A film student at SAIT in the late 1980s, Fawcett has been passionate about film since before he was 10 years… [more]

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Tanning bed legislation may miss the mark

The Government of Alberta will implement new legislation by the end of 2014 to deter young people from using tanning beds in the hopes of protecting youths from contracting skin cancer. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, skin cancers account for one in three cancer diagnoses each year, and… [more]

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Train station renovation set to take place this summer, inconveniences to follow

Students taking the LRT to campus might be inconvenienced by construction for the next six months, thanks to Calgary Transit’s renovation of the SAIT/ACAD/Jubilee station, scheduled to begin this summer. The station will remain open for the most part, but a shuttle bus will be put in place to facilitate… [more]

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Sexual abuse didn’t keep athlete off the ice

Hockey has been a major component in the life of Trojans women’s hockey player Chanelle Petrie. She has spent the last year playing as a forward on SAIT’s women’s hockey team, and despite facing tough struggles throughout her life, she has always found the strength to keep playing. If anybody… [more]

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Nude model reveals all

Becoming a nude art model is not the usual career choice for many Calgarians, but for 61-year-old Karen Boers, it was not unusual at all. For her, taking off her clothes for a job is just as normal as a businesswoman putting on a suit and tie. “I really enjoy [modelling] and am very passionate… [more]

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Calgarian commuters

Like many SAIT students, I rely on Calgary Transit—specifically the LRT—to get to school every day. Unlike many SAIT students, I am seven months pregnant. I began to notice, right around the same time I began feeling as though standing on the train every morning for 35 minutes from Anderson… [more]

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Determined dancer and SAIT student perseveres in the face of disability

First-year travel and tourism student Kaitlyn Harris may suffer from a disability, but don’t let her walker fool you: her determination to pursue a career in dance is unwavering. Harris has always dreamed of a career as a professional ballerina, but after suffering from a tumor in her ankle that… [more]

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WestJet passenger’s modern sexism a flashback to the 1950s

It’s hard to believe that with all the progress our society has made toward gender equality, someone could have the nerve to condemn a female pilot for her career choice. When Carey Smith Steacy landed her WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria on March 2, she found a note that did just that. A… [more]

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For students sticking around in Calgary this summer, there are many events lined up this year to keep yourselves entertained. But before diving into any of these events, what will you wear? Of course, you’ll want to look the part by taking note of a little bit of event-specific fashion advice from us here at The Weal.
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