Thunder pillage SLC Vikings

By: Sarah Silvester The Thunder men’s and women’s rugby squads are off to an impressive start after back-to-back wins at their Sept. 15 season openers. The women kicked off the Sunday afternoon double-header with a decisive 45-0 victory against the St. Lawrence...

Lunch and learn – food for thought

By: Katrice Sutherland Between setting out her homemade oatmeal-fruit muffins and swapping cookie recipes, Kathy McGee casually chatted with students about their educational goals between setting cutlery and slicing bread. McGee is one of many contributors that put the Lunch and...

Carnival goers bounce into new school year

By: Aaraksh Siwakoti Jousting friends and climbing an inflatable volcano were just a couple of ways Algonquin students got a chance to have some fun at the Student Commons Outdoor Concourse on Sept. 11. The Students’ Association held the annual Campus Carnival for frosh week....

Students create incredible edibles

By: Patrick Smith   The saying goes: if you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen. At Algonquin, maybe it should be revised to say: if you can’t take the heat, get into the kitchen. The college played host to a culinary workshop on Sept. 16, aiming to teach students to...

Summer changes putting college ahead

By: Josh Wegman While most students spend their illustrious four month vacations away from campus, the facilities planning and development team worked all summer to make improvements at the college. One of the most prevalent changes to Algonquin is the addition of a Tim Hortons...

Volunteering spirit at program’s core

By: Michael Timmermans When Steve Neumann was approached for ideas on how to get volunteers to pitch in at a park dedicated to cancer survivors, he came up with a “no-brainer.” Neumann, a horticulture industry (HI) professor at Algonquin, was asked by the Ottawa chapter of...

We’ve got spirit, how about you?

By: Meggie Sylvester The Algonquin Students’ Association is announcing its latest contest this fall, with prizes that will spark the interests of Ottawa Senators fans and Algonquin swag seekers. The Algonquin Proud video contest, which challenges all students to submit a video on...

Women smash into roller derby

By: Sarah Silvester Annette Bouzi is a professor at Algonquin. Shauna White is an Algonquin grad and returning student. Though they’re from two sides of the college community, both women share a single passion: roller derby. “I’m passionate about lots of things in my...

IKEA Madness sweeps campus

By: Katrice Sutherland “A-L-G-O-N-Q-U-I-N, Algonquin!” was the call of the night on Wednesday March 11 when students covered in paint and dressed in green showed off their school spirit at the IKEA Madness event. IKEA management has been working closely since June with Algonquin...

Water bottles beware

By: Michael Timmermans Mark Twain once said: “Whisky is for sipping. Water is for fighting.” While 75 per cent of the earth’s surface is covered in water, only about one per cent is drinkable. There is a fight over that one per cent, including the bottled water for sale on...