For those of you that are new, my name is Alejandro Melgar, the president of Saitsa’s publication turned club, the Emery Weal.
Farewell Emery Weal, we hardly knew you
Calgary Japanese ‘Omatsuri’ brings culture with Omikoshi parade
The Calgary Japanese Festival, “Omatsuri,”was held at Max Bell Centre on Saturday, with vendors, dancers, and a Omikoshi parade on display.
SAITSA’s Gateway closes their doors for the last time
SAIT’s premier event space the Gateway closes it’s doors after providing students a safe space to have fun.
Calgary bar cuts out shame around mental health
Alberta bars and restaurants come together to brings awareness to mental health within the restaurant industry after dealing with the effects of COVID-19.
Calgary Stampede returns after Alberta’s pledge for ‘Best summer ever’
The Calgary Stampede has returned in 2022 after a cancellation in 2020 due to COVID-19, and a parade that saw a virtual attendance in 2021.
Calgarians grab the mic for fun way to ride transit
Calgarians can now belt out tunes on the way to work thanks to Calgary Transit’s latest move to attract more riders. Read on!
SAIT plans for redevelopment of Campus Centre
SAIT has officially announced the closure of Campus Centre for Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, which will include SAITSA facilities, Trojans Athletics facilities, the Odyssey Café, and the Gateway Restaurant and Bar.
SAIT’s Campus Centre to get knocked down after 41 years
SAIT’s student association, SAITSA, will be looking for a new home for their facilities as Campus Centre is set to close at the end of Sept. 2022.
SAIT club sell flora and fauna to save kangaroos
A club with SAIT, Enactus SAIT, has united their green thumbs to raise money for the exotic animals at Cobb’s Adventure Park.
Words from the editor – Back to life for the Weal
The Emery Weal has returned as a SAITSA club after two years. Alejandro Melgar, editor for the Weal, talks about the return and what the future holds.
SAIT Trojans goes virtual with eSports teams!
The SAIT athletic department has invested their own finances into the development of an esports team, all at the request of SAIT students.
Student talks in the open to remove mental health stigma
A university student has brought her voice to the limelight when addressing suicide and the mental health of students.
Calgarians shout for international help at Pro-Palestine protest
Calgarians protested in front of City Hall against the acts of violence the Israeli government committed against Palestinians.
Mentorship for students drives Calgary-based app developer
A networking app has received a boost from SAIT student participation, and that app hopes to compete with a networking giant in accessibility.
SAIT T-Rex hikes peaks for mental health
A SAIT T-Rex marches up mountains in the Calgary region to encourage people, young and old, to get out for fresh air, and to kick depression to the curb. Richard Pastores is a SAIT student in the school of business, majoring in accounting, and he fundraises as the aforementioned T-Rex, known as “Dino-Guy.”
Calgary Beltline peaceful – Memorial Park chaotic
Calgary Freedom Central, the main organization behind the Calgary Freedom Protests, were forced to change course and walk to City Hall, but conflicts arose when they came back to Central Memorial Park, with multiple arrests made.