Baldree bounces back

By Steven Smeall SURREY – Thunder forward Jaymie Baldree bounced back from an injury in yesterday’s game to help her team advance to the bronze medal match at Nationals in Surrey. Baldree appeared to tweak her leg in a collision with an opponent in the first half of the...

Algonquin survives NAIT nailbiter

By Alex Quevillon   SURREY – The Thunder’s women soccer squad will play for a bronze medal after beating Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in a hard-fought 2-1 win on Friday. Thunder Midfielder Jaymie Baldree and forward Ginny Cass each scored, while keeper Jennifer...

Havin’ a ball at Saint Brigid’s

By Meggie Sylvester   When Matt Stepchuk graduated from the business administration program in 1987, organizing Ottawa’s Great Pumpkin Charity Ball was far from his priority list. Following graduation, Stepchuk was hired as the first communications officer for the Students’...

Helping children meet their needs

By Jennifer Wallace Five students at Algonquin have decided to start packing their belongings to go on a Missions trip to help those in need, including children at elementary school “Escuela Espacio de Amor.” Clothes, school supplies and food are just a few of items students at...

Sick of just salad

By Julia Vodyanyuk There are more obese people in the world today than undernourished people according to vital signs Canada. Let that sink in. Although it’s great that there are now less undernourished people, it’s scary to think that the obesity epidemic has spiraled so far out...

Credit transfers coming to a campus near you

By Brooke Timpson Post-secondary education is about to get a “made in Ontario solution,” according to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, Brad Duguid. Currently in it’s third-year of implementation, the government is making progress towards a province-wide credit...

Small group, a big change

By Tamir Virani   Imagine an organization that allows children to brainstorm and design their own video games, a group dedicated to empowering at-risk young women through mentorship, or even an initiative that aims to transform cigarette butts into energy and...

College recruitment information program comes to Algonquin

By Brooke Timpson We all know that rock stars go on tour, but the same thing can be said about Ontario college student recruitment officers. Algonquin’s Woodroffe campus hosted the second stop in a five-week tour for the annual College Information Program on Oct. 29. With 22...

Local band competes for opening spot

By Josh Wegman     Every young band is looking for their big shot: a chance to establish themselves and become famous.  Things don’t always go as planned for most bands, as some never get their shot, or they don’t seize the moment once they get it. One local band,...

The art of pumpkin carving

By Katrice Sutherland   Stephanie Lavoie, bundled in her winter-wear, sat under a tent just out of reach from the rain, glancing between a photo of Betty Boop and her half-carved pumpkin. Lavoie, a second-year hospitality and tourism student, was one of 12 students who took...
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