Yeldon recognized as best

By Eric Thompson     One year ago, Phil Yeldon sat across the table from Alwyn Piche as he was announced as the CCAA men’s volleyball player of the year. After seeing the ring Piche was presented, Yeldon turned to his dad and said, “I want that ring.” A year later,...

Rick Mercer reports to Algonquin

By Elizabeth Mabie   Known for cracking jokes about politicians and ranting in the streets of Toronto, Rick Mercer showed a more serious side of his façade when he sat down for an interview with the Times on March 24. A calm demeanor and a softer voice replaced Mercer’s...

From computers to country

By Samantha Long With his charm and good looks, country singer Rory Gardiner uses his charisma and humor to grab the attention of whoever hears him play, even if you’re not a country fan. Whether he’s singer his latest single or a cover of Shania Twain’s Man, I Feel Like a Woman,...

Commons crowd left Wanting more

By Breanna Adams The crowd cheered as Wanting stepped onto the stage and into the light. This was the moment everyone had been waiting for and as she opened her mouth to begin the first song, everyone was silent and waiting. She embraced the crowd with smiles and confidence as...

An introduction to performing arts

By Katie Dahl Algonquin will be launching a new program called performing arts in the spring of 2014 which will be added to a list of programs offered in the School of Media and Design. The new program will earn students an Ontario College Certificate within one year which is...

Students excercising in residence

By Dylan Conway-Hartwick   Algonquin students living in residence will now have free, unlimited access to the new fitness room that officially opened its doors on fourth-floor Rosser house Jan. 19.   The room gives students access to a variety of weights, mats, exercise...

Superstar prof creates all-star site

By Arielle Follett An Algonquin professor’s learning experience has led to worldwide Internet success. Philip Jones, a professor in the business management and entrepreneurship program, started the website Superstar Professor while on sabbatical in 2011. After just over a year,...

Alumni gives to community

By Peter Ashkar Algonquin Alumni Michelle Valberg accomplished much Independently, and is now giving back to the communities she loves. Valberg, 49, has a perminent exhibit showcasing 70 photographs in the Ottawa Hospital. “They approached me, She said. “It was a development,...

Students woo marketing research marketing pros

By Brian Craddock Students and faculty from Algonquin’s marketing and business intelligence research (MBIR) program and numerous Ontario-based marketing intelligence professionals came together to watch a presentation by the students about the MBIR program. The students...

Encourage volunteerism for credit

By Myriah Saulnier   The co-curricular record program is in its second year and close to 1,800 students are profiting from its use, yet still more than half of the student body are failing to reap the benefits. The co-curricular record is an official college document that...
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