Thunder Men’s Rugby feel the Sting

By Chris Whan A late-game yellow card assessed to Algonquin turned the tides and allowed Seneca to score 10 points and pull ahead for the win in the last rugby game of the weekend on Oct. 5. The Algonquin Thunder men’s rugby team played passionately but inevitably lost to the...

No Stopping this Thunderstorm.

By Eric Thompson In their final home game of the year the team trailed for the first time in 2014, as the visiting Seneca Sting held a 1-0 lead. It was unfamiliar territory for the Algonquin men’s soccer as they sat at half time, having just surrendered their first goal all...

Shedding Light on our Eco Issues

By Dan Taccone Algonquin’s N-building has been outfitted with new smart lights that are projected to save $90,000 in energy costs as part of a larger initiative to improve the college’s sustainability. The new Intelligent Lighting Control Systems that are being installed work...

Student Services Bringing Balance

By Jennifer Siviero Student life is a balancing act. Often times, students struggle to find a balance between work, social life, and academics. That is why Algonquin provides many services and support to students who may be looking for extra help in perusing their academic goals...

International Success for DevelopMENTOR.

By Myriah Saulnier A program which offers employment opportunities and job coaching to Aboriginal first-generation students attending Algonquin College just received a special Chair’s Award from the International Partnership Network (IPN). The college, in partnership with Tim...

Sick Students Don’t Need Doctors Note

By Christine Roy Fall marks the unofficial start of the cold and flu season and while the H1N1 crisis of 2009 has altered Algonquin’s protocol requiring doctor’s notes to explain absences, some faculty may still require it. While the teachers themselves go by a case-by-case...

Young Professional Rapido: Networking works

By Alicia Gosselin Eight Algonquin employees “did their thing” on Sept. 24 at the new Young Professionals Rapido event where they shared their personal ideas and professional knowledge with a room full of colleagues.   Each presenter had five minutes and 10 PowerPoint slides...

Is Algonquin College profitable?

By Ryan Gainford According to the 2013 – 2014 annual report Algonquin College is, with excess of revenue over expenses totalling $7.16 million in the year of operations ending Mar. 31, 2014. However, as Algonquin is a public institution subject to provincial legislation,...

Here are your candidates for College Ward

By Nicholas Hodge     There are three candidates hoping to replace incumbent Rick Chiarelli as the new councillor for College Ward after the Oct. 27 election. Craig MacAuley Though he does not expect to win the election, one candidate for city council’s College Ward...

Including the food in Algonquin’s program

By Arielle Follett We use it every day, both for pleasure and for our livelihood: food. And while it’s not something we think much about, there are full-time experts at Algonquin that do so all the time. “Without food, there is no nutrition and without management, you can’t get...