Algonquin spreads humanity to the World

Students 4 Humanity initiative strives to expand its network and build relationships Thanks to a passion for education, a firm belief in humanitarian aid and a growing network of like-minded people, Carol Garceau has helped spread access to early education to students nearly...

Protest versus free labour

Students across Canada are protesting a contest asking them to give up intellectual property rights to their own designs. The Government of Canada will be celebrating 150 years of Confederation in 2017 with a contest to find a new logo. The contest has a $5,000 prize for one...

Students dance their pants off

At the age of four Annie Underhill was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia; she endured chemotherapy and eventually overcame it. Later on, the 17 year-0ld high school student would be diagnosed with eosinophilic fasciitis, an inflammation and thickening of the skin and...

Big Sky Ranch attracts student volunteers

  Not every student is willing to take time out of their busy schedule to volunteer and give back to their community. But for one police foundations student volunteering for an animal rehabilitation ranch is a hobby. Chloe Collin is a 20-year-old first-year student at the...

Students heat up with fun in bed

Welding, fabrications professor leads his class to Kiwanis Club competition Mother said, don’t jump on the bed. But Algonquin welding and fabrication students are challenging that life lesson. The welding and fabrication program is welding beds to take part in Winterlude’s...
Posted On 11 Feb 2015

Postcards by the purple couch

The Purple Couch moved to the Commons on Jan. 28 to allow students to talk about mental illness and remind them to love themselves. At their table by the SA office, Bianca Vasile of health services and Noemi Moya, second-year police foundations student, had purple postcards and a...

Miracle League seeks mound

The Miracle League’s slogan reads, “Every child deserves to play the game of baseball.”

Keilburger craze to create change

The renowned social activist, Craig Kielburger, spoke to Algonquin students on Jan. 29 about his desire to free young people from the idea that they are too young to make a difference.

We should invest in countries that share values: instructor

Jack Wilson, VP of OPSEU 415 and professor at Algonquin has been a vocal critic of the college’s investment in Saudi Arabia since it opened two years ago.

Spread the Net challenge generates reaction

Algonquin is on track to its third consecutive victory in funds raised for the Spread the Net Student Challenge, a feat no other school has accomplished in its nine years of operation.