Volleyball women whip out big win

By: Ted Simpson The Thunder women’s volleyball team closed out the first half of the season on a high note Dec. 1 completing a three game win streak with a 3-1 win over third place Cambrian College. The last week of play for this semester saw a much improved overall game from the...

Crushing the competition

By: Cassie Dresch It was a night where the Boréal Vipères didn’t even need to show up. The Algonquin Thunder men’s volleyball team held nothing back as they made mince meat of the Vipères, extending their winning streak to five straight games.

Model student

By: Jennifer Baguss From the robin’s egg blue walls in her room, to the new bordeaux Aritzia parka she just got, Rachel Brown seems like an average 18-year-old girl, except for the fact that on top of taking communication courses at Algonquin she is also a model with local...

Mid-term report cards are in!

By: Laura Clementson and Nouran Abdellatif As the first semester draws to a close, the Algonquin Times editorial staff found it only fitting to review the progress of Algonquin President Kent MacDonald and Students’ Association President David Corson during their first...

Students spring from stairs, scale walls

By: Ted Simpson These guys take getting around the college to another level, leaping off the staircase into the C building rotunda or swinging under railings in the Student Commons. The Algonquin parkour club is a new addition to the roster of student clubs currently on campus....

Thunder men penetrate Golden Shield

By: Cassie Dresch All that shimmers is definitely not gold if the Algonquin Thunder has anything to say about it. The Cambrian Golden Shield lost its lustre as the Thunder men’s volleyball team forged their way to a 3-0 victory in the last game of the semester on Dec. 1.

Victory at Battle of the Knives

By: Kane Van Ee It was a busy morning at Restaurant International as menus were meshed and teams were randomly tossed together in a challenge that not only emphasized cooking prowess but the ability for a team to collaborate. The kitchens and dining room in H-building were...

African Students’ Club calls on cultural expression

By: Samantha Brazeau-Wilson The Algonquin African Club, founded in September 2012, is the first and only club on campus that is geared toward the continent’s culture. Rita Teiko, event manager and founder, wanted to create an outlet for students to learn about the culture and...

Knick-knacks from Santa’s sack

By: Kaylea Groover The darkness that comes out of nowhere at a disgustingly early hour of the day. The snow that soaks your once warm feet. The harsh Canadian wind that stings your face. It all means only one thing – Christmas is coming and you need gifts. Algonquin’s...

Graphic design student helps company in churning out the college’s new identity

By: Jacqui Wiens During early April 2011, Brendan Droppo, an Algonquin graphic design student, was completing his compulsory internship at Ove Design in Toronto, working on ideation and concept generation for new client projects. At the same time, Algonquin was beginning a...