On the heels of the federal government’s approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Enbridge’s Line 3 project, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau capped off his western Canada tour in Calgary as he visited select labs and classrooms in the MacPhail School of Energy at SAIT on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016.
Jim Prentice, the former Alberta premier, was remembered Oct. 28 during a memorial service at Calgary’s Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. An estimated 1,500 people, including business and political leaders from across Canada, took in the event. SAIT photojournalism majors Shaleen Ladha and Jeremy Ash were also in attendance and captured these moments.
This centenarian sure knows how to throw a party. On Sunday, Oct. 16, SAIT celebrated its first 100 years with a 700-pound birthday cake, the opening of a time capsule from 1966 and, to cap off the evening, a spectacular on-campus fireworks display. Second-year photojournalism majors were in attendance and filed a set of fun-filled pictures that capture the spirit of the day.
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.
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.
In 2015, Absolute Dance’s annual Christmas show was adapted from Frozen, Disney’s popular animated movie. Photojournalism major Brooke Hovey photographed both a dress rehearsal and performances on her way to producing a compelling set of pictures.
As seen through the eye’s of SAIT’s second-year photojournalism students, the Day in the Life of SAIT photographic project for 2016 provides a glimpse of the daily on-campus happenings.