404: Internet not found at Woodroffe

By Michael Robinson   All Alex Regele wanted to do was use the Internet. Due to the online requirements of an upcoming assignment, it should have been easy enough for the second-year recreation and leisure studies student to connect to the college’s wireless network from the...

Algonquin has spirit; how about you?

By Paige Vonk Six of Algonquin’s resident advisors won the Most Spirited Delegation award for their positivity and support of others at a residence life conference in Mississauga, Jan. 10-12. The weekend was jam packed with activities and sessions to teach the students some new,...

Fraternity to become alpha dogs

By Maximilian Moore   Algonquin’s colony of the Kappa Sigma fraternity officially added their 20th pledge on Jan. 21, bringing them one step closer to becoming the first fraternity at any college in Canada. The men had a meeting the night of Jan. 21, dressed in suits and...

Light it up

By Aaraksh Siwakoti T’was the 2nd night of December, and all throughout the college. Not a creature was studying, not even for knowledge. It was a joy filled afternoon as Santa Clause stopped by the Students Commons to treat students and children alike to some Christmas cheer and...

Merlin’s kitchen comes to life

By Jennifer Wallace A new series of action-packed courses are spicing things up at Algonquin with “The Spice of Life,” in conjunction with Algonquin’s Hospitality department. The great thing about these non-credit courses is that you don’t have to write an exam and they are just...

Haiyan hits home for college community

By Rattus Norvegicus The recent typhoon in the Philippines struck a little closer to home as the lives of several Algonquin students and faculty members were irrevocably changed by the destruction. In a bid to help them and the countless others affected, a bake sale was held on...

Hockey day for Algonquin

By Josh Wegman Twelve student-made teams got the chance to compete in an intramural ice hockey tournament organized by the campus recreation staff at the Nepean Sportsplex on Nov. 22. “It was a really cool event to bring everyone together,” said Graham Loyst, a sport business...

Dual diploma or degree dilemma

By Aaraksh Siwakoti A college diploma opens up a world of possibilities for you. But is just one enough to get you that dream job you’ve always wanted, or should you head to university and pad your resumé? For graduates, the workforce is usually the ideal destination after...

Point/Counterpoint: contentious Christmas controversy

Merry Christmas to all! By Aaraksh Siwakoti It’s the most wonderful time of the year and hearing Santa Clause say “Ho Ho Ho, Happy Holidays” just doesn’t have the same ring to it. The same argument comes up every year around this time and it’s always about what people should say...

Pain gives way to pleasure

By Aaraksh Siwakoti No good game goes unpunished. A late injury to guard Claire Abbott left a dark cloud over the Thunder women’s basketball team’s 75-44 victory against the Seneca Sting. Abbott left the game with a knee injury, but head coach John MacInnis is hoping that the...
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