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Knit ‘n’ knatter satisfaction

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Roseanne Page, a first-year student in computer programing and Catherine Arbour, a first-year student in professional writing, are seated at a round table in the Spiritual Centre in the Student Commons with needles and balls of yarn. They are doing an activity that requires...

Be Mindful

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Breathe in. Acknowledge your surroundings, and your current mental state. Now breathe out. Have you been feeling stressed out lately? Has your program’s work load for the new semester got you wondering where you should even begin? If either of the latter apply to you, then maybe...

Getting down to business

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Business savvy students at the Pembroke campus have something to look forward to this semester with the introduction of the entrepreneur-in-residence. Christopher Doré works on the web-based business Bizzen which helps business owners buy and sell businesses. Doré is taking the...

Thunder improve record to 10-4

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The men’s basketball team have won two of their three games since the winter semester began. The first home game of the new year was on Jan. 23 when they played host to the Seneca Sting. The Thunder came out strong, ending the first quarter with a 14-4 lead. Their first 12...

Trent Excalibur steals thunder from Algonquin

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The men’s volleyball team has had a tough start to the New Year, only managing to win one set in their first four games of 2016. Their most recent games were on the road against Seneca College, on Jan. 22, and against Centennial College the day after. The Thunder ended up losing...

A break after the streak

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The Algonquin Thunder women’s volleyball team extended their winning streak to three shortly after suffering from a losing streak. The Thunder now sit in fifth place in the east with a 10-5 record. The women’s volleyball team were on the road visiting the Centennial Colts on...

Open house provides insight

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Prospective students and their families braved the snow on Jan. 16 to learn about the programs and services that Algonquin has to offer. The college was hosting its winter open house for those potential future students and showcased the many programs and services that are...

SA director recruitment program gains success

The Students’ Association’s Board of Directors has seen a healthy response of people looking to take up the position for the next year. Forty applications have been received by the Board of Directors by people looking to fill one of the nine positions available on the board in...

Algonquin mourns lost student

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“Just think of yourself as a $100 bill folded up into an airplane and then thrown into the sky.” This was one of Zack Noureddine’s last tweets. On Dec. 30, the 25-year-old former Algonquin journalism student was murdered in a Yonge Street robbery in Toronto. A group of 15...