Editorial: Darts equal dollars

Some of us here at Algonquin smoke religiously. Every hour of every class, We turn to the clock, anxious for a smoke break. Now We would like to say that we in no way endorsing smoking. No, in fact many of us here wish we had never started the habit. But thats beside the...

Point/Counterpoint: The slutty Halloween costume

Off with bad threads! By Jessie Archambault Some Halloween costumes should simply not be tailored to be slutty. There isn’t anything wrong with showing off a little leg or a bit of cleavage. But when walking through the aisles of a costume store, it’s hard to miss the lack of...

Thunder silenced in 1-0 loss in OCAA finals

  By Steven Smeall It was hard not to see the emotion coming from the Algonquin men’s soccer team following their 1-0 loss in the OCAA Final versus Humber. Up until the 80th minute of the game things were tied up at nil with both teams getting a fair amount of chances. In...

The online ego

By Meggie Sylvester   In the age of emoticons, instant messaging and endless screens in-between, are young people increasingly lacking the ability to empathize on a human-level, or to experience the feelings, thoughts, and attitudes of others? In other words, does...

Booming Thunder beat down Bruins

By Steven Smeall   The Algonquin women’s soccer team will be looking for some revenge this season after securing their spot in Provincials. After finishing second place in the East Division for the regular season, Algonquin received a bye to the quarter-final round. The...

Men’s Thunder weather the storm

By Steven Smeall   Forward Abraham Kamara was celebrating after a victory on Oct. 19, much like the rest of the Algonquin men’s soccer team. “I feel great. This is our first playoff win in three years so it’s amazing. Truly amazing,” he said. The Thunder defeated the...

Tasting is drinking with thinking

By Meggie Sylvester   Wine enthusiasts often pair their tastings with lofty technical terms, but at this year’s workshop, students were able to kick back and enjoy a fall-inspired menu. Student Affairs and Orientation officer Megan-Rose Martin coordinated the event on Oct. 7...

Zombie run leaves students dead tired

By Josh Wegman     Running from zombies may be a nightmare to most, but for many Algonquin students it was an opportunity that couldn’t be passed up. The Algonquin Students’ Association organized a five km “zombie run” beginning outside the Fitness Zone.  Runners then...

Students gotta catch ‘em all

By Steven Smeall   Andres Cutillas has no idea what made him buy his first Pokémon game. “But I’ve been hooked ever since,” he said while taking part in the Ottawa Pokémon Gathering held at Algonquin Oct. 11. The event hosted approximately 300 people and took place in T102A...

Bringing talents to college ministry

By Jennifer Wallace Every year, students find new opportunities through the Campus Ministry located in the Spiritual Centre. They can be leaders in prayers, bible practices, and community programs. One of this year’s opportunities is for administrative volunteer...