Revolutionary Student Movement Protests

While most students were in class, the Revolutionary Student Movement of Algonquin was out protesting on March 24th. They voiced their anger over rising tuition costs, and for more student control of post-secondary institutions. In unison with 15 other campuses nation-wide the...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015

Algonquin gives helping hand to Everest students

When Everest College shut its doors in February of this year, the future of its students was up in the air. For a large number of these students, Algonquin became a source of comfort while the Ministry of Education collectively sat on its hands. Immediately following the closure...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015

Algonquin celebrates earth hour

On Saturday March 28th the spirit of earth hour rippled throughout Algonquin and its residence buildings. The halls were dark, and students gathered in dimly-lit common areas to eat, drink and socialize. Earth hour itself is not a new event, but it isn’t that old either. This...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015

Algonquin aids those affected by fire

Long-term care plans for those impacted by the fire at 4 Deerfield Dr. on April 18 are now in the works. Algonquin has opened its doors, offering up 40 rooms for stay at the college’s residence. Coordination efforts between the college and Minto properties have since accommodated...

Jazan not so bad

Across the Atlantic Ocean, Algonquin students are writing finals as another semester comes to a close. The Jazan campus in Saudi Arabia opened its door to students in September 2015 and is home to a possible 2000 at capacity. That may seem somewhat small compared to Algonquin’s...

Ex-Con with hardened heart seeks softer future

He was wild. That’s how Alex Scantlebury describes himself before prison. Scantlebury, 27, is an ex-convict. He’s also a father, a husband, a student, a writer, and an aspiring public relations professional. He was charged with two counts of conspiracy to sell narcotics after an...

UPDATE: Algonquin here to help Deerfield fire homeless

Update from Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen on the Deerfield fire relief: As of Monday, 65 individuals had reached out to seek the College’s support, with over 40 now safely set up in Residence. Following Saturday's traumatic fire on Deerfield Drive, any student still...

The untold rules of BlackJack

When I was young, my father taught me that a well-executed strategy can get you through anything in life. We played chess, Risk, Monopoly and anything else that involved decisive thinking.

Letting your inner fangirl flag fly freely

I identify as a common band girl – concerts are my drug. There is nowhere in the world I feel better than at a concert listening to my favourite band sing my favourite songs with my adrenaline pumping and the bass pounding in my chest.

Overdue diligence

Think about the impact you make before you chime in Lately I’ve come across an irksome trend in my various social media feeds: pseudoscience has run rampant on Facebook and Twitter – and the internet as a whole.