Around the world

Cultural celebration gives students world-wide experience Students at Algonquin got an opportunity on March 25 to travel around the world in just two hours.

Live and unplugged

Nozuka, Maloney perform on March 24   Pat Maloney sang about everything from relationships and memories to wind farms and Oprah Winfrey in front of a very small crowd collected on the stage of Algonquin Commons Theatre.

Hilarity and Humiliation

Kenny and Spenny bring their combative comedy to the Commons Canadian comedy duo Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice brought their On the Road tour to a sold out Commons Theatre the evening of March 26.

Malaria bites

Algonquin's third Spread the Net win Rick Mercer returned to Algonquin for the third time, to congratulate the college for raising more money than any other post-secondary institution for the annual Spread the Net Student Challenge. A rally was held at the Student Commons March...
Posted On 02 Apr 2015

Musicians battle it loud

After weeks of extended auditions and attempts to draw interest, a night of live music put on by local student bands went off without a hitch. Students packed into The Observatory on March 16 eager to see who would be crowned the best up-and-coming musical group at Algonquin. The...

First Hothouse presentation gives students a chance to hear their art for first time

Ottawa theatre professional Paul Dervis, along with professional actors from around the city came together for the first of three Hothouse presentations that aim to help student scriptwriters perfect their writing. “You have butterflies in your stomach, like, ‘Oh my god what are...

Commons gets kick out of Hicks

He’s been throwing down since before college. Now at 35, Canadian-born country singer Tim Hicks has his own College Throwdown tour. “I started playing bars in my mid-teens,” said Hicks in an interview with the Times before the show. “One of the first gigs I ever did, the bar...

Dreams really do come true

  Algonquin’s $1 million commitment to the Children’s Wish Foundation was $5,000 closer to that goal when the event management students hosted a fundraiser at the Centurion Conference and Event Centre March 13.

Juice cup battle

Comedians compete to win over judges It was a battle between #TeamAfrica and #TeamWestIndies at the Algonquin commons theatre when the Juice Cup came to town on March 6.

Camm Hunter rocks the Ob

Rapper from Down With Webster performs his Just Tour solo show It wasn’t a full house at The Observatory on March 5, but the crowd and rapper Camm Hunter jammed out to a mix of old hits and new songs.