New North Crosstown BRT welcomed by students at SAIT, U of C

New North Crosstown BRT welcomed by students at SAIT, U of C

The construction phase is in progress for the new North Crosstown Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) that will link the Saddletowne station in northeast Calgary to Brentwood station in northwest. With the majority of the route running along 16 Avenue North, the new BRT will provide […]

Mike Chaves: How to Overcome

Mike Chaves: How to Overcome

Twenty-four-year-old Mike Chaves has the will to do anything he sets his mind to. Chaves grew up in Victoria, B.C., as an only child raised by his 4’11 overly loving grandmother. “Growing up an only child in a very Portuguese household as a first generation […]

Natalie Galarnyk: A Force to be Reckoned With

Natalie Galarnyk: A Force to be Reckoned With

Natalie Galarnyk has already lived a very interesting life for just being 20 years old.

Galarnyk was born in Winnipeg, but has moved a total of five times during her childhood, due to her father’s job in the oil and gas industry.

When she was nine years old, Natalie moved from New Brunswick to Calgary, where she has now has lived for eleven years.

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Physician Assisted Suicide Now Legal in Canada

Physician Assisted Suicide Now Legal in Canada

Although physician assisted suicide (PAD) is now legal all throughout Canada, there are still a variety of different views on the topic. As of June 2016, Canadian physicians are now legally able to assist terminally ill patients in their own death.

Trump Wins: 2016 Election Night at the Den

Trump Wins: 2016 Election Night at the Den

Students at the University of Calgary were upset and outraged on Tuesday, Nov. 8, when it was announced that Donald Trump would be the 45th president of the United States of America. Jasmine Durman, a second-year psychology student at University of Calgary, was one of […]

International Students Home Away From Home For The Holidays

International Students Home Away From Home For The Holidays

SAIT international students are preparing to spend their Christmas holiday away from home.

Ximena Rios, a first-year radio, television and broadcasting news program, says she will be spending the holiday season here in Calgary with her brother.

“It will be funny to see how my brother reacts to the weather here,” Rios said.

“In Mexico, we usually have decent weather during the holiday.”

Rios family celebrate Christmas every year with a special dinner at her house in Mexico.

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Marijuana Consumption: Does it Affect Post-Secondary Students Academically?

Marijuana Consumption: Does it Affect Post-Secondary Students Academically?

Marijuana consumption amongst post-secondary students may be having an effect on their academic performance.