Fury announce new name at Algonquin

By: Brad Fougere It was a subtle change. One most Ottawa citizens would hardly notice. The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group were at Algonquin on Feb. 26 to announce the name for their North American Soccer League franchise. Ottawa Fury Soccer Club president and OSEG...

Let’s go to the movies…for free

By: Christopher Mines Free movies are screened at the student commons by the Student Association at least once a month. While theatre companies choose the movies they show months in advance, the SA says their choices are a simple matter of giving students what they want to see.

Stars come out to play

By: Brandon Gillet We’ve rocked to Mac Miller. Laughed to George Stroumboulopolous. Now on Feb. 28, the stage will be set for Randy Bachman. Bachman is the veteran guitarist of the Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive. Commonly referred to as “the architect of Canadian rock and...

Commons theatre to host Open Sky

By:  Hillary Robert Local band Open Sky launches its latest CD with a release concert in late March. The CD release party is scheduled for March 22 at the Algonquin College theatre in the Student Commons building. Tickets went on sale Feb. 5 and will continue to be on sale for...

Colin cracks up the Commons

By: Steven Chmielash Comedian, Colin Mochrie, best known for his work on the television show, Whose Line Is It Anyways, brought his talents to Algonquin by hosting the Improv Games: Youth Comedy Evening on Feb.7. As part of the Cracking-Up the Capital comedy festival, the evening...

Business and entrepreneurship student slick operator

By: Joseph Cacciotti A business management and entrepreneurship student is working to franchise and expand a brand of synthetic car oil. There currently is a very limited market in Canada, and Michael Warren is using the skills learned here at the college to open Canadian Markets...

IIRTS creates new problem resolution system

By: Steven Smeall Information Institutional Research Technology Services has changed the way Algonquin students and faculty will report tech problems. The goal, officials say, is to solve problems more quickly and efficiently.

Algonquin heads to Germany

By: Christopher Mines Cody Malloch will represent Algonquin College and Canada at the July 2013 World Skills competition in Leipzig Germany. Malloch is one of 35 Team Canada members taking part in a competition featuring dozens of vocational programs like carpentry and 3-D...

Not berry popular around college

By:  Steven Chmielash Blackberry unveiled their newest lineup of phones on Jan. 30,  which many have said was long overdue given that the previously-named Research In Motion haven’t released a new device since Aug. 2011. The question that remains, are Algonquin students...

Cyber compliments

By: Brigitte Berry Many people have experienced or witnessed some form of cyber bullying. It is a social epidemic, hiding behind a computer screen to belittle others because it is easier to do than in real life. Facebook is a common medium for this form of bullying – but...