Thunder take bite out of Coyotes

By: Samantha Brazeau-Wilson City rivals clashed and emotions ran high as the Thunder men’s volleyball team dominated against the La Cité Coyotes on Nov. 21. The Thunder came out on top, taking the match 3-0 with good offence and defence throughout the entire game. Consistent...

Trent trump Thunder

By: Zack Noureddine The Algonquin Thunder men’s rugby squad had hoped to end with an Ontario Colleges Athlete Association championship. Facing Trent on Nov. 10, they suffered defeat in the semi-final stage. A try and a conversion were the difference as the Trent Excalibur claimed...

Coyotes defeat Thunder in nailbitter

By: Kate Ellis Tension filled the gym at Algonquin’s women’s volleyball game on Nov. 21 as the Thunder were faced with a must-win fifth set against the La Cité Coyotes. The teams split the first four sets with Algonquin taking the first two and La Cité taking the second...

Plugging skills into the real world

By: Ellen O’Connor A year-long project course is giving electrical engineering technology students a taste of what lies ahead after graduation as they work to find solutions for problems encountered by the industry. The third-year students have the opportunity to perform actual...

Overshadowing the game

By: Kaylea Groover and Karl Kofmel After finishing off the Humber Hawks in the rugby gold medal game, the Algonquin Thunder women’s team are now fighting to uphold their victory. In a quickly rendered decision, the OCAA ruled the game was won by Humber after the first ten minute...

Prince not-so-charming

By: Meg O’Connell Seeking: Tall, dark, non-smoker who will open car doors and lend me his coat when it’s cold. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? I didn’t think so. Why? A woman is hard-pressed to find a man today that will actually go out of his way to make a reservation, open a...

Young adults taking to bottle too much

By: Emily Hutton When going out drinking the first thing that usually crosses your mind is to get drunk and have a good time with your buds. But why do you need to get drunk? Like this:Like Loading...

No Christmas in November

By: Cassie Dresch I’d like to think I’m not much of a Scrooge, but there comes a point when there’s just too much Christmas. Each year it seems the stores are playing Christmas carols over the intercom earlier and earlier. Each year it seems there is more focus placed on getting...

Remembrance should be year-round

It has been 11 days since the 11th hour of the 11th of November. While the poppies are no longer visible, the veterans should remain a priority in this country. Remembrance Day should hold significant meaning to our society and yet when the war ends and the uniform is hung up,...

Kelly Avalos scores soccer award

By: Kelly Kent “Tenacious. Like a Tasmanian Devil. She’s all over the field, working and working hard.” That is how Garth Gittens, the Algonquin Thunder women’s soccer coach, describes the playing style of this year’s Ontario Colleges Athletic Association female soccer player of...
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