University grad finds career through college

    When Mona Wazzi graduated with honours at the University of Ottawa last spring, she intended to find a great job.

Twosome takes on Toronto SketchFest

Theatre grad performs at 10th anniversary of comedy festival When Matt Nadeau graduated from Algonquin’s theatre arts program in 2005, he had no idea that ten years later he’d be performing two nights at Toronto’s Sketch Comedy Festival. He is currently part of a duo called The...
Posted On 20 Mar 2015

Krate expectations

Designers reimagine the city's indoor spaces, one piece of reclaimed material at a time Ten years ago, Luigi Ienzi was a banker. He grew tired of sitting at a desk, being cooped up from nine to five every weekday. He decided to quit. He made a 180-degree turn to work in...

John Carroll live at Algonquin recording studio

  Teaville Bourque never thought that one day he’d host Bluesfest regular John Carroll for a recording session in the same campus studio that he goes to school in.

AC Hub hosts cooking lesson

Two hour workshop teachers students culinary skills   Algonquin students traded a night of ramen noodles for a two hour lesson on cooking from the culinary management program. On March 20 after most classes had finished, students gathered in the H-building to attend a...

Ottawa nerds get crafty

Student, grad helps launch craft fair When Jen Desmarais first picked up a crochet hook in 2010, little did she suspect that five years later she would be selling cartoon-inspired headbands and cellphone cases at her own geeky craft fair. “It’s Ottawa artisans with geeky...

Fit to kill

Laurie Telgen first heard about Straight Kill Films in September when the producers came to promote their open audition at Algonquin. It seemed like an excellent way to further her career, and Telgen jumped at the opportunity. At the beginning of March she made the first cut,...

Peake of success

Standing on the streets of Ottawa in front of Parliament Hill in early March, blossoming hip-hop artist and Algonquin student Broedy Peake rapped his song Ghost Loft for the camera. Three years ago, Peake, now 18, started making beats and experimenting musically with...

In the Dawg’s House

Better known as “D’Dawg” to students and faculty alike, Derrick Bowes, owner of the D’Dawg Cafe, has become an valued part of Perth campus life. Offering fresh meals individually cooked by request, he takes pride in his food service. “There’s one class...

Annual career fair attracts past, current students

It’s that time of year again, when students start their search for a summer job and new grads-to-be start their search for full-time work after graduation. It’s also when the college’s annual career networking fair is held. This year on Feb. 10 was the 17th in a row, attracting...