News

Spread the Net challenge generates reaction

Algonquin is on track to its third consecutive victory in funds raised for Spread the Net Student Challenge, a feat no other school has accomplished in its nine years of operation.

Powderpuff girls ready for touch football

Algonquin students are preparing for the first ever Powderpuff football tournament.

Yoga reduces stress

For students looking to gain knowledge or seeking advice about an active way to relieve stress, yoga club may be a good fit for them.
Posted On 12 Feb 2015

AC building is the future

Imagine walking through a bright, open Italian villa. Only instead of using your legs, you have a remote control to move forward. And instead of wearing sunglasses, you have 3D goggles.
Posted On 12 Feb 2015

Taking pride in students

Algonquin’s Queer Student Alliance aims to push for the creation of a pride center on campus, and to rebrand the QSA as a student service, not a club.

Board approves tuition hike

  Tuition increases next year will set Algonquin students back the equivalent of a couple of nosebleed seats to see Taylor Swift.

Former Algonquin students linked to terrorism

Algonquin continues to make headlines in local, national and international media following the arrest of a 2014 social services worker graduate on terrorism-related charges Feb. 3 and charges laid in absentia against another former student believed to be fighting for the Islamic...

College explores The Isles

From vintage toilet paper ads to underground farms, Algonquin students are bursting with innovative ideas for The Isles, a new eco-friendly community planned for the Ottawa River. Windmill Development Group, the company building The Isles, partnered with the college to create...

Aboriginal dancers wow spectators

  Beating drums could be heard thundering from the other side of the school while dancers moved in sync with each other, causing a rippling effect of traditional song and dance. The setup for the powwow was typical, with a series of large circles: The drummers in the middle...

Innovations

AC building is the future

Imagine walking through a bright, open Italian villa. Only instead of using your legs, you have a remote control to move forward. And instead of wearing sunglasses, you have 3D goggles.
Posted On 12 Feb 2015

Algonquin’s hosers get help

    It’s probably the lowest budget ice-resurfacer you have ever seen, but it has been keeping the ice on Algonquin’s rinks smooth all winter.

All a-Twitter

Earning credits for tweeting may sound like a social media buff’s dream, but for seven Algonquin students, it’s a reality.
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

Careers

Algonquin grad gets chopping

Luc McCabe was 17 years old, sitting in a tiny, cramped room with a woman he had never met. Thousands of green beans were stacked along the walls. It was 7 a.m. For the next eight hours, his job was to shuck those beans.

Linkedln to success

A LinkedIn expert told Algonquin College that personal photos are paramount  in professional-sector  social media. That is because when the user has their profile 100 per cent complete, it will show up before those that are not finished, said Donna Alexander, an employment...
Posted On 12 Feb 2015

What is beard oil anyway?

“The beard population is really starting to grow.”