Changes to Act has Bad Impact

By Jennifer Siviero Alterations to citizenship rules directly affect international students’ residency Each year thousands of students from other countries come to Canada to participate in one of the best and most respected education systems in the world. However, recent...

Athletes Must Adhere to Standards: Staff

By Michael Robinson SA officials stress respecting the uniform after Ottawa Gee Gees assault allegations Never hurt the team. It’s the unwritten rule of varsity sports. But on the weekend of Feb. 1, 2014 somehow, this rule was broken. Very few people know the exact details of the...

Honouring lives of all soldiers lost

By Aidan Cullis Maurice Lavoie’s most distinct memory of the Korean War didn’t involve combat, scenes of death or loss. It was having to oversee the personal effects of dead soldiers. “I didn’t want to, but I had no choice,” said Lavoie. Lavoie, who attended Algonquin’s...

Engineered to fly high

By Alicia K. Gosselin Even a failure can mean success. For many of the third-year civil engineering students, this is something to keep in mind while planning the leadership portion of their final project. “I have the students lead an activity that is completely unrelated to...

Young mothers forced into seclusion

By Arielle Follett Hidden away in a corner of the Student Commons is a small, windowless room. At first glance, one would think it is a storage room but it’s not – it’s a room for young mothers to nurse their children. Young mothers have been fighting more recently for their...

Music Consoles Students

Music industry arts program introduces new recording equipment By Devin Orsini The music industry arts program sprang for a new Solid State Logic Duality Console that gives students a more authentic recording experience to prepare them for the work force. “It gives us an...

Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children

Ottawa native comes to Algonquin to share his experiences and inspirations for documentary. By Tyler Dubreuil   Imagine filming in a foreign location, in a region not known for peace, meeting warlords and former soldiers, risking your own neck to tell an important...

City council brings back college grad

By Malcolm Embree An Algonquin alumni has been re-elected to city council. Tim Tierney, a grad of the business administration program, won the re-election for the Beacon Hill-Cyrville ward with 86 per cent of the total vote. Tierney polled 7,162 votes, beating his nearest rival...

Eggceptional Engineering

By Breanna Adams Students were scrambling to get cracking at making the perfect contraption for egg safety, Nov. 13. Third-year Civil Engineering Technology students Diddy Petit-frere, Kyle Dumouchel and Peter Borbely hosted a two-storey egg drop as part of their end of term...

Suds and grub at the AC Hub

By Arielle Follett Candles were lit and soft music played as a five-course meal with beer accompaniments ran its course in the AC Hub on Nov. 4. The Beer and Food Pairing event was free for students to enjoy. Geoffrey Skeggs, a teacher in the sommelier program at the college, was...
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