Students take a paws

Event relieves stress, raises mental health awarness 16 month-old Benjamin McCormack grabs Burley, the six-year-old Labrador retriever, by the ears and giggles as the dog licks him on the face. “Kiss the doggie,” said Mikaela McCormack, Benjamin’s mother. McCormack is a...

Connecting with a career

Working at Connections gives real life experience For Alicia Willmott, a second-year business administration accounting student, working at Connections bookstore fits around her schedule and also relates to what she does in class.
Posted On 05 Mar 2015

Students get organized

Helping students get organized was the focus of a workshop led by the Centre for Students with Disabilities Feb. 4. “Students have good intentions,” said Lorri MacLeod, a learning strategist for the CSD. “They say, ‘Oh I’m going to do my semester...

Yoga reduces stress

Club says participating in sport can clear the minds of overwhelmed students For students looking to gain knowledge or seeking advice about an active way to relieve stress, yoga club may be a good fit for them.
Posted On 12 Feb 2015

These students are trippin’

The students at Algonquin’s on-campus travel agency won’t pay for the trip, but they won’t charge clients service fees. 

Balance is key if students want life changes to last

With New Year’s resolutions slowly drifting out of sight and out of mind, students at Algonquin might be struggling to maintain a balance between a healthy lifestyle and one that is also achievable.

Pole for fitness

Despite the dozen spandex-clad figures revolving around shiny metal poles and the array of hats and feathers on the wall, one thing is clear – this is no strip club.

Please be patient, I don’t speak English

Whether it’s asking for directions, listening to lectures, tuning in to the radio or trying to hold a conversation, being a non-English speaker in Ottawa is rough.

Volunteering important for future employers

As the school day ends, a second-year Algonquin student’s work is only beginning. Some nights Abrauna (Bruno) Yakubu, 27, may be organizing lunches for his peers to meet professionals in their field, while others, he may be preparing a board of directors meeting for his bosses.

SA president: driven by the past

You don’t notice the tattoo at first. It’s an unassuming charm bracelet on her left wrist. Nothing too bold or flashy. It reads, “amor es para siempre,” meaning “love is forever.” And that is how Christina Miller views the world. She wants to leave behind an impression that will...