October Pictures of the Month

A collection of the best images shot by SAIT’s photojournalism students in the month of October, 2018.

Alan Pegepe raking leaves on SAIT campus in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Pegepe spends hours raking leaves on a day to day basis as fall comes into full swing. (Photo by Maryam Lehmann/The Press)
Averill McPherson Purpura, a curriculum administrator at SAIT makes it through the snow-covered campus in Calgary on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. This was the first heavy snow of the season that blanketed southwest Alberta and created dangerous commute conditions. (Photo by Azin Ghaffari/The Press)
SAIT students and employees make their way through the snow-covered campus in Calgary on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. This was the first heavy snow of the season that blanketed southwest Alberta and created dangerous commute conditions. (Photo by Azin Ghaffari/The Press)
Calgarians march down Stephen Avenue during the Sister in Spirit Vigil in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Around 250 people gathered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. (Photo by Shiva Esmaeili/The Press)
A woman cries during the 14th annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil at Olympic Plaza in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Approximately 200 people attended the event, which commemorates and honours missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. (Photo by Stefanie Lis/The Press)
Members of the Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society make some noise in support of Stephanie English, centre right, holding feathers, during the Sisters in Spirit Vigil in Olympic Plaza in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Two years after the death of her daughter, English walked 150km, from Piikani Nation, southern Alberta, to Calgary to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Members of her community awarded her the name “Holy Walking Lady,” upon completing this journey. Approximately 200 gathered for the 14th edition of the annual event to honour the lives of MMIWG. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/SAIT)
SAIT Trojans celebrate a point against the Ambrose University Lions during the seasoner opener of Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s volleyball at Campus Centre gym at SAIT in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Lions 3-0 in a best of five series. (Photo by Braeden Park/SAIT)
Trojans Women’s Volleyball head coach Art O’Dwyer asks Jadyn Leong what went wrong the in the play during the season opening game against Ambrose University Lions for the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference on Campus Centre gym at SAIT in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Trojans Women’s Volleyball Team won 3-0 against Ambrose University Lions Women’s Volleyball Team. (Photo by Patrick Concepcion/The Press)
United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenny, right, and Ontario premier Doug Ford, left, raises each other’s arms in front of their supporters at the Scrap the Carbon Tax Rally held at the BMO Centre in Calgary on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. The rally was held in support of Kenny’s repealing of the Alberta’s carbon tax if the UCP wins the election on 2019. (Photo by Ryan John Baculpo/The Press)
Dom Schmiemann, left, and Riley McKay, right, get into a scrummage at the Calgary Hitmen vs Saskatoon Blades game at the Saddledom in Calgary on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Tension was in the air as Saskatoon was leading 3-0 by the beginning of the third period. (Photo by Destany Bojey Kootnikoff/The Press)
Owen Primrose runs back to the wagon after finding his pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Hunt at Butterfield Acres in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. At the Harvest Pumpkin Hunt, kids search for the perfect pumpkin, then decorate it. (Photo by Devon Langille/The Press)
Autumn Eaglespeaker, left, and Stephanie English chant during the Justice for Jackie 2018 Walk along 17 Avenue Southwest in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Approximately 30 participated in the annual walk in memory of Jackie Crazybull Sikotsiiniiakii, who was stabbed during Stampede in 2007. The walk concluded at the site of her death, where a memorial bench sits in her name. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
Clifford Crowchild, and Ian Devine sit on the bench dedicated to their mother on the corner of 17th Avenue, and 11th Street in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. The Justice for Jackie walk is dedicated to Jackie Crazybull, who died in a stabbing on July 11, 2007. (Photo by Devon Langille/The Press)
Calgary Hitmen forward Mark Kastelic, middle, slips into the net with Prince Albert Raiders goalie Ian Scott, right, during a game at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. The Prince Albert Raiders won the game 4-0. (Photo by Shiva Esmaeili/The Press)
Calgary Junior Roller Derby team Rebel Nation, in black, compete against Rocky View Junior Roller Derby team Big Dills during the Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival at the BMO centre in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The roller derby athletes were seven to 17 years old. The Tattoo & Arts Festival boasted 450 local and international artists, as well as entertainment such as circus-style shows and Lucky Diamond Rich, the world’s most tattooed man. (Photo by Stefanie Lis/The Press)
SAIT Trojans middle Simran Dhami, left, walks toward the first referee to contest a point given to her opponents during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s volleyball game at SAIT Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Briercrest College Clippers defeated the Trojans in three sets, 25-14, 25-17, 25-16. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
Briercrest College Clippers team members, in yellow, jubilate after scoring during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s volleyball game at SAIT Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Clippers defeated the SAIT Trojans in three sets, 25-14, 25-17, 25-16. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
Briercrest Clippers Jordan Schnitzer outside hitter, right, dives for a save during a regular season match of the ACAC men’s volleyball league against the SAIT Trojans held at SAIT Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Trojans remains undefeated 4-0 after a 3-2 win against the Clippers. (Photo by Ryan John Baculpo/The Press)
SAIT Trojans outside hitter Tyler Latu’ila, centre, strikes the ball past the Briercrest College Clippers blockers during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s volleyball game at SAIT Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Clippers three sets to two, 18-25, 22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 15-9. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
Briercrest Clippers Jadon Ward celebrates a point with Caleb Schnitzer during a volleyball game at SAIT’s Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Clippers in three sets to two during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s volleyball game. (Photo by Nick Olexyn/The Press)
SAIT Trojans middle blocker Brennen Willis, left, jubilates with his teammates during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s volleyball game at SAIT Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Briercrest College Clippers three sets to two, 18-25, 22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 15-9. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
SAIT Trojans setter Nathan Goss stays on the floor after missing the ball on an important point during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s volleyball game at SAIT Campus Centre gym in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Briercrest College Clippers three sets to two, 18-25, 22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 15-9. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
SAIT Trojans forward Colton McCarthy, foreground, celebrates his goal during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s hockey game at SAIT Arena in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Concordia University Thunder, 6-1. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
SAIT Trojans goalie Payton Lee makes a save during a regular season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s hockey game at SAIT Arena in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The Trojans defeated the Concordia University Thunder, 6-1. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
Barb Howard, an author and editor who has published three novels and a collection of short stories, poses for a portrait in her home office in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Howard currently works as a writing mentor for The Shoe Project, a literacy and performance workshop for immigrant women. Howard has also worked as a lawyer before the completion of her MA in creative writing from University of Calgary. (Photo by Azin Ghaffari/The Press)
Nick Behrend sits on the Shawnessy community tennis court in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Behrend tries to play five times a week at the Shawnessy community courts, one of 66 public tennis courts in Calgary. (Photo by Braeden Park/The Press)
A child cheers on the Dinos Football team during the game against Regina Rams on a Canada West season game at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. The Dinos won the game against Regina Rams 58-6, making it the seventh straight win they have this season. Dinos will now advance to the playoffs of Canada West football tournament. (Photo by Patrick Concepcion/The Press)
Trojans middle blocker, Shaelynne Roux, left, voted “player of the game,” is embraced by teammates during an Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s volleyball game against the Lethbridge College Kodiaks in the Campus Centre gym at SAIT in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Trojans won 3-2. (Photo by Tiffany Oud/The Press)
Ian Dwyer skates as fast as he could during the Canadian Single Distance Championships Oval International at University of Calgary Olympic Oval in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The skaters are competing to set the fastest time at 500m Men’s Long Track Speedskating Competition. (Photo by Patrick Concepcion/The Press)
Galasa Aden is the new Chef de Cuisine at the Deane House in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Galasa Aden started cooking eight years ago as part time job when he was studying engineering, then he gave up studying engineering to pursue a career in professional cooking more than four years ago. He is made a dish called Pine Mushroom Risotto with stinging nettle, parsnip and lemon. (Photo by Patrick Concepcion/The Press)
Artist Derek DeBoer poses for a portrait in his childhood home in Calgary on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. The series of faces represents the Seven Deadly Sins, and was DeBoer’s final project at ACAD, where he majored in jewellery and metals. The faces are made of copper, and each took about three to four hours to make. The piece on the stand is called “Broken Promises.” It is a head split into parts and represents how people can lose parts of themselves as they age. (Photo by Stefanie Lis/The Press)
Canadian children’s music performer Fred Penner performs an adult sing-along at the Gateway on SAIT campus in Calgary on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Penner is best known for his show Fred Penner’s Place that aired on CBC in Canada from 1985-92. (Photo by Azin Ghaffari/The Press)
A man jogs through Prince’s Island Park in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. After Calgary broke the snowfall record earlier in the month, Calgarians get out and enjoying the above average temperatures. (Photo by Evan Buchanan/The Press)
Linju Jacobs, middle, visits the peace bridge with his wife and two children on the last day of his family vacation in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The Jacobs are originally from Lloydminster and said that they believe that they brought the warm weather with them. (Photo by Evan Buchanan/The Press)
B-boy KTO, as Bananaman, performs during the Tricks for Treats 2vs2 Halloween Breaking Battle at Calgary’s Scarboro Community Association building on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. 12 teams of two competed in the event organized by Ontologic, a Calgary-based hip hop collective. Costumes were not mandatory for participants though those who dressed up were permitted a third round during each battle to further impress the judges. (Photo by Aidan Nidelet/The Press)
Spectators are cheering for farmer at the first annual Tractor Rodeo, where local farmers come to demonstrate their skills with tractors at the Heritage Centre, just outside of Cremona on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. WHYANDMORE. (Photo by Eka Barnovi-MacNicol/The Press)
Toni Burse (NAIT Ooks Goalkeeper) throws the ball back into play after a close save vs the SAIT Trojans in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. The match was for the 2018 ACAC gold medal, being claimed by the Ooks in overtime. The game ended with a score of 2-1 for the Ooks. (Photo by /The Press)
Imaginus Poster Sale attendees browse set-up poster halls in the Stan Grad Atrium in Calgary on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Since 1975, Imaginus Poster Sale has been travelling across Canada with numerous genres of poster themes to fit every personality. (Photo by Destany Bojey Kootnikoff/The Press)
Imaginus Poster Sale attendees browse set-up poster halls in the Stan Grad Atrium in Calgary on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Since 1975, Imaginus Poster Sale has been travelling across Canada to colleges and universities with numerous posters to fit every personality. (Photo by Destany Bojey Kootnikoff/The Press)
SAIT students browse posters at the annual Imaginus Poster Sale in Heritage Hall on SAIT campus in Calgary on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Imaginus has been selling posters across Canada in universities since 1975. (Photo by Nick Olexyn/The Press)
Amanda Kirk sits down as she patiently waits for the boarding time of the 6 p.m. trip to Edmonton at the last day of Greyhound bus and freight services throughout Western Canada at Greyhound Terminal in Calgary on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Kirk mentioned that she just moved to Calgary one month ago, and she is disappointed that Greyhound is shutting down. (Photo by Patrick Concepcion/The Press)
Tim performs at the annual Halloween Tubby Dog cover show at Tubby Dog on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Tim was covering the band Crisis that night. (Photo by Maryam Lehmann/The Press)
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