Sportsnet veteran visits Commons theatre

Scott Moore, one of the top guns in live sports coverage in Canada, shared his tricks of the trade during his presentation at the Algonquin Commons Theatre. The head of production at Rogers Sportsnet, Moore attracted a swarm of television broadcasting students on Jan. 15. During...

Algonquin’s ‘Church on Thursdays’ turnout dwindling

  Every Thursday a Christian worship service called Church on Thursdays is held in the college’s spiritual centre from 7 to 8:30 p.m., featuring music and a sermon. The idea for Church on Thursdays comes from the University of Ottawa’s Church on Wednesdays, a...

It takes two – and consent – to tango

In 1989, while Mike Domitrz was in college, he got a call from his parents telling him that his sister had been raped. His world instantly changed. He moved closer to home to be near his sister and help her through it. That experience made him realize how amazing she real...

Television students win big at film festival

A group of students from Algonquin’s television broadcasting program won an award last December at a local film festival for a documentary film they made about a transgender man as he prepared for a costume competition. Second-year students Nicholas Pereira, Sabrina Betts, Jacob...

International campuses under financial scrutiny

The introduction of Algonquin College’s new campus in Kuwait has caused concern about its potential success after reports revealed financial loss for the college’s Saudi Arabia campus. Algonquin College’s president, Cheryl Jensen, addressed a class of first-year journalism...

Former student Russell Township mayor

A former 2014 Algonquin college journalism student was elected mayor of Russell Township on Dec. 15, in a special by-election following the death of Mayor Jean Paul St. Pierre. Pierre Leroux had, until recently, been working as a city councillor for the Township of Russell, as...

Pembroke’s purple passion

  What would you do to change a person’s life for the better? Sometimes it can be as simple as reaching out and starting a dialogue. Last October, Pembroke campus unveiled the Purple Couch, the latest campus-wide campaign to help with the struggles of college life. The...

Club day welcomes student-run groups

Twenty of Algonquin’s student-run clubs were represented during the bi-annual clubs day held in the Student Commons on Jan. 20. Clubs ranging in interests from politics to yoga were on display to try and engage the student body into enlisting into the after school...

Algonquin’s tattoo program fails to launch

Algonquin scrapped the idea of pursuing a tattoo artistry program late last year due in part to a negative response from Ottawa’s existing tattoo industry. Employees at Living Colour Tattoo began an online petition in opposition to the news that the college was considering the...

Documentary on climate change is just the tip of the iceberg

The fourth installment of a nine-part documentary series, Years of Living Dangerously, played in the AC Hub on Jan. 20 to promote awareness and educate students on the global issue of climate change. Years of Living Dangerously is a docu-series focusing on the effects of climate...
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