Revolutionary Student Movement Protests

While most students were in class, the Revolutionary Student Movement of Algonquin was out protesting on March 24th. They voiced their anger over rising tuition costs, and for more student control of post-secondary institutions. In unison with 15 other campuses nation-wide the...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015

Algonquin gives helping hand to Everest students

When Everest College shut its doors in February of this year, the future of its students was up in the air. For a large number of these students, Algonquin became a source of comfort while the Ministry of Education collectively sat on its hands. Immediately following the closure...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015

Algonquin celebrates earth hour

On Saturday March 28th the spirit of earth hour rippled throughout Algonquin and its residence buildings. The halls were dark, and students gathered in dimly-lit common areas to eat, drink and socialize. Earth hour itself is not a new event, but it isn’t that old either. This...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015

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.

Students feed Fiats

Dodge and CKDJ work together to collect non-perishables for Algonquin food cupboard An Ottawa car dealership and Algonquin’s student radio station CKDJ joined forces to raise money and collect non-perishable food items for the college’s food cupboard.

Perogie party

Fundraiser focuses on fun A charity that helps provide education for Tanzanian girls and micro-finances small business startups in the country got a boost thanks to first-year child and youth worker students. The students organized a night full of arcade games and perogies, all...

Mama said knock you out

Students learn to protect themselves at women's self defense class March 18 Independence and confidence.  Those were the characteristics Brooke Lehman was seeking when she attended a women’s self defense workshop on March 18. “I’m hoping I’ll be able to feel more safe when I’m by...

Speaker opposes oppression

When Lukayo Faye Catherine Estrella, a speaker from the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity, a support group that specializes in educational workshops and training, hosted a workshop on oppression, they referenced a quote from actor Morgan Freeman to make a point. “I...

QSA events aim to educate

It was an evening of games, crafts, pizza and friendly conversations. A small room, buzzing with activity. A short visit from Cheryl Jensen, the college president and gentle music playing through the speakers. It was Pride Social, the final event put on by the Queer Student...

Name change brings no relief

When Jesse Young, a second-year child and youth worker student, was trying to change names on Algonquin’s e-mail service, they ran into some obstacles. This is just one of many unexpected hurtles transgendered students face. “I’d had my name legally changed for a year and a half,...