AIT’s photojournalism class of 2016 / 2017 got off to a good start this semester as they hone their skills covering assignments ranging from the Equinox Vigil, the International Balloon Festival, Trojan Soccer games,…
Jocelyn Wynnyk applied her diverse athletic abilities to a pair of Trojans teams while attending SAIT. In doing so, she excelled both as a goaltender for the women’s hockey team and a striker for the women’s soccer team. The journalism photo majors captured the dynamic player in action, both on and off the grass and ice, during the 2015-16 season for each of Wynnyk’s sports.
A southern Alberta First Nation has honoured Justin Trudeau with an honourary headdress and aboriginal name, sparking optimism for a better relationship with the federal government.
SAIT’s second-year photojournalists descended upon the Scotiabank Saddledome to capture the excitement of the 2016 Crowchild Classic. The University of Calgary and Mount Royal University men’s and women’s hockey teams competed for the coveted titles on Jan. 21, 2016. From the record-breaking crowds in the stands to the fierce battles on the ice, the photographers had no problem pulling out some fantastic images.
After a long 24-game regular season, both the men’s and women’s teams headed into playoffs looking for success. Though the season has been filled with its ups and downs, the SAIT Trojans never failed to put on a good show. SAIT photojournalism majors were sent to cover the volleyball action in January and February 2016. Here are the best images from those games, ranging from on the court action to fan reaction.
In the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of the monkey. But it was dragons and lions that headlined the Chinese Cultural Centre’s annual festival to celebrate the new lunar year. SAIT photojournalism major Liam Quinn took in the festivities and filed a colourful set of pictures.
With fentanyl overdoses on the rise since 2011, the Alberta Health Services has come up with a temporary “right now” solution, providing post-secondary institutions with antidotes to the powerful opioid.