Men’s Soccer Wins OCAA Championship

They came in with the best record in OCAA soccer, and after two hard-fought games, the Algonquin men’s soccer team proved they were the best team in Ontario. They capped the weekend with a 1-0 extra-time win over the Humber Hawks (6-0-2) to capture their first provincial gold...

Pedaling with Bombay Bicycle Club

By Samantha Long   British-indie band Bombay Bicycle Club blasted the Commons Theatre on Oct. 17 with an intense performance that included engaging backdrops and eclectic rhythm to an enthusiastic and spirited crowd. The line-up included the pairing of three diverse groups...

Union fights for full-time faculty

By Arielle Follett Algonquin’s faculty union, Local 415, is continuing to fight for full-time faculty at the college. For years, the union has grieved to management that the college is not prioritizing the hiring of full-time faculty, a priority the college has agreed to in...

Animation program internationally recognized

By Arielle Follett Algonquin’s animation program has been honoured as the 16th best in the world by the Animation Career Review. The program also ranked as fourth best in Canada. “It’s not something we pay a lot of attention to but it’s definitely nice to see,” said co-program...

Mens Thunder score high

By Arielle Follett When Loyalist was hit with a yellow card, the Thunder took that time to strike for a full 10 minutes, scoring nearly 21 points. The game on Oct. 19 at the South Nepean Rugby Park ended with a score of 60-5 for the Thunder, allowing them their first home game...

PDA Projects artist tells story

By Arielle Follett Trips to the National Gallery and museums across Canada as a young boy were what inspired Brendan de Montigny to pursue a career in the fine arts. “When I was young everything in the galleries just seemed so monumental and visually present,” said de Montigny,...

Dining with a Starr

By Arielle Follett In the heart of Little Italy lies a small, unassuming and homey restaurant cooking up signature gourmet comfort food. A step inside reveals stylish decorations, with classy low-lighting and a beautiful wood bar. Chalkboard signs all around the restaurant are...

Kicking off United Way campaign

By Alicia K. Gosselin Hundreds of Algonquin students walked through the cafeteria the first week of October and purchased their breakfast for only 50 cents. Gordon Esnard, assistant general manager of food services, decided on a whim to turn his extra shipments of...

Rain doesn’t keep zombies away

By Erich Engert Algonquin Students’ Association and the Fitness Zone employees worked together to make the five kilometer zombie run a bigger success than its previous year. But Mother Nature had other plans. The fun run kicked off in the late morning of Oct. 9 with dark rain...

Arts new dean Heaton things up

By Resha Damania  Algonquin ended its four-month search for a new dean for the faculty of arts, media and design on Oct. 1. Robyn Heaton, chair of the media studies department, has been promoted to the position of dean. She has replaced former Dean Russ Mills, who had been...