Group brings abuse into the light

By Steph Hulse While the Children’s Aid Foundation received $835.39 from the child and youth worker program at Algonquin, on Oct. 30. The campaign had an impact on not only the foundation, but on the hard working students who ran it too. “October is an awareness and prevention...

Grad win Emmy for Disney short film

By Patrick Longchamps Animation program alumnus Graham MacDonald is a credited winner of an Emmy at this year’s Creative Arts Awards. The award is for his work at Mercury Filmworks’ as animation director on ‘O Sole Minnie’, a Mickey Mouse short film. He, along with a group...

Recent grads make apps, win awards

By Lauren Khalil Two recent graduates received awards for the apps they created as graphic design students while at Algonquin. Dima Badawi, 25, and Caroline Guindon, are this year’s winners of Applied Arts Magazine student awards.  The awards honour creative minds in their...

Applied research helping employers meet students

By Patrick Longchamps Algonquin is helping both students and inventors work together to develop products with the applied research program. Jose Aguilera and two teams in the construction engineering technician/civil engineering technology course are working together to create a...

Flu shot facility breaks record

By Nicholas Hodge Nursing and dental hygiene students teamed up to provide free flu shots to the Algonquin community during the first two weeks of November. Facilities were set up in both the ACCE and Commons buildings where fourth year nursing students would give the shot....

Antique Aircraft Arrives at Algonquin

By Dan Taccone Through the combined efforts of Algonquin’s aircraft maintenance program and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum (CASM), students now have the ability to hone their craft on a recently-donated Learjet. The former air ambulance, a 1976 Learjet 35, was donated by...

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...
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