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Love and Volleyball

Man and woman pose dressed up

By Orrin Farries A love that clears the net finds ground inside the painted lines of NAIT’s home gym. Ooks volleyball player Jonathan Shapka met his girlfriend, Sarah Melenka, while they were both representing the blue and gold. “It was at the...

Why Hormonal Birth Control is Bad for You

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By Nicole Murphy Hormonal birth control is often marketed as a tool to regulate a woman’s cycle when in fact it stops ovulation from happening completely. This can cause problems with a female’s mood, physical development and overall health....

Entertainment

Local Band Releases New Track Feb. 14

By Madison Gummow If you’re looking for a new local band to support, it doesn’t get much more local than Dead Friends. Three of the five members, Jesse Ladd, Carter Mackie and Brian Musilek, are NAIT students. Callum Harvey and Ellen Reade, the...

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Need STI Testing?

Getting tested regularly is a safe sex practice for both you and your partner. STI testing is not available at NAIT Health Services, but it is available in many medical clinics around Edmonton. Here are a few around the city that provide full...

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Sports

If The Shoe Fits

By Erica Cawagas and Orrin Farries Who has the best kick game in Ooks sports? Whose feet have the most heat? Whose shoes can’t lose? See for...

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Editorial: Love the Competition

By Orrin Farries Sports Editor Sports are a common ground for people of all walks of life to enrich their life with a healthy dose of competition. The lessons that are learned in sport, of perseverance, resiliency and positive thinking,...

Man jumps for ball in Rugby game

Opinion

Editorial: Climate Activism in Edmonton

By Elijah O’Donnell Assistant Entertainment Editor “Greta Thunberg visits Edmonton!” “Sixteen-Year-old Climate Activist in Edmonton.” “Greta Leads Climate March.” These were the kinds of headlines I saw leading up to and after the climate...

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Editorial: Soldier On

By Isabelle Martel Assistant Editor If you’ve ever had the opportunity to meet me in person, you would likely take notice of my many tattoos. One of these tattoos being the iconic Bluenose ship, which is featured on our Canadian dime. I got this...

Nugget editor shares experience of being raised in military family.

Nugget Bookshelf

Rock the Wyld By: Theron Hogg Photo Courtesy: Nicholas Eames Twitter & Amazon Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames is an absolute riot! Think of it like, Lord of the Rings, except if everybody spoke in modern English and treated the...

Sports

If The Shoe Fits

athletes stand posing showing off their best kicks

By Erica Cawagas and Orrin Farries Who has the best kick game in Ooks sports? Whose feet have the most heat? Whose shoes can’t lose? See for...

Editorial: Love the Competition

Man jumps for ball in Rugby game

By Orrin Farries Sports Editor Sports are a common ground for people of all walks of life to enrich their life with a healthy dose of competition. The lessons that are learned in sport, of perseverance, resiliency and positive thinking,...

Entertainment

Local Band Releases New Track Feb. 14

five bandmates pose at night in front of garage holding boxes

By Madison Gummow If you’re looking for a new local band to support, it doesn’t get much more local than Dead Friends. Three of the five members, Jesse Ladd, Carter Mackie and Brian Musilek, are NAIT students. Callum Harvey and Ellen Reade, the...

Need STI Testing?

reproductive health supplies coalition sex condom birth control pills

Getting tested regularly is a safe sex practice for both you and your partner. STI testing is not available at NAIT Health Services, but it is available in many medical clinics around Edmonton. Here are a few around the city that provide full...

Opinion

Editorial: Climate Activism in Edmonton

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By Elijah O’Donnell Assistant Entertainment Editor “Greta Thunberg visits Edmonton!” “Sixteen-Year-old Climate Activist in Edmonton.” “Greta Leads Climate March.” These were the kinds of headlines I saw leading up to and after the climate...

Editorial: Soldier On

Nugget editor shares experience of being raised in military family.

By Isabelle Martel Assistant Editor If you’ve ever had the opportunity to meet me in person, you would likely take notice of my many tattoos. One of these tattoos being the iconic Bluenose ship, which is featured on our Canadian dime. I got this...