Innovations

Mobile app students benefit outside clients

By Brian Craddock The college’s first ever mobile application design and development program’s graduating class is developing a series of mobile apps designed to benefit real-world clients and corporations. The class, taught by professors Steve Griffith, and Gerry...

Students take on game challenge

By Dan Taccone Completing the design, testing and successful operation of a project with a two-day deadline may sound like a student’s worst nightmare. But for 35 Algonquin game development students, it was a welcome challenge. The event, held on Jan.24 to 26, called Global Game...

3D printing tech zaps college

By Maximilian Moore Design and engineering programs at the college are expecting a major change in the way they use the college’s $60,000 3D printers. Nicholas Haddad, an employee of the college Print Shop, oversees the 3D printers purchased by college ancillary services and...

Careers

Life doesn’t get any sweeter

By Elizabeth Mabie   An Ottawa woman has mixed two fields of study together to create a successful business baking and decorating cakes for every occasion. Catherine Beddall is a graduate of Algonquin’s graphic design program and baking and pastry arts program. For 13 years,...

Grad gets ‘Delightful Taste’ of success

By Dylan Conway-Hartwick Guil Fernandes grew up with a never-ending craving to make cakes, cookies and various other delicious desserts while helping his mother at her bakery in Brazil. So it was only fitting that he opened up his very own bakery, Delightful Tastes, right here in...

Behind the scenes of a boys club

By Aidan Cullis With coordinators of predominantly-male fi elds of studying trying to gear their programs to appeal to the opposite sex, some women are wondering if their welcome committee has taught their peers any manners. Male-dominated fields of work are constructed by and...

Entertainment

Ottawa DJ crew paints the Ob red

By Dan Taccone   The Ottawa-based Aboriginal electronic DJ crew A Tribe Called Red (ATCR) brought its unique, MTV-dubbed “Powwow-step” music to the Observatory on March 20, in a performance punctuated with chanting, war cries, and ATCR’s distinct...
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