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Senior Editors: Magan Carty, Aadil Naik, Liam Fox, Cameron Ryan, Rory Friend


After a week of uncertainty, Algonquin College students were relieved to learn that the faculty bargaining team and the College Employer Council reached an agreement and called off the scheduled strike late Thursday night before the 12:01 a.m. deadline.

The Applied Arts and Technology bargaining team representing the college faculty and the CEC issued a joint statement just over an hour before the strike deadline on March 17 announcing they'd agreed to enter binding arbitration interest and end the work-to-rule actions.


When Elizavita Sidorovich first heard that Russia had invaded Ukraine, the Music Industry Arts student wasn’t surprised. “I just knew that something was going to happen,” she said. “They’ve been doing this since 2014.”

What Sidorovich, 20, didn’t realize, however, was how the war in Ukraine was about to affect her personally.


Nothing brings out that feeling of familiarity like food does. For Lebanese people, food is perhaps the most beloved part of our culture, and one that we indulge ourselves in the most.

Since the Lebanese Civil War in the 1980s, many Lebanese people have left the country in search for a better life. A lot of them ended up in Canada, with the idea that it is a country that takes care of its people, and thus, they could establish a new, more peaceful life here.


We need to relearn tolerance after two years of being pulled apart
by: Magan Carty

The never-ending COVID-19 story has triggered so many people to push their opinions onto others. This "Us Vs. Them" mentality is polarizing our narrative and needs to stop.

With the two-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the global pandemic, there is an urgent need to get back to being the people we were when we respected each other's opinions rather than lashing out in the face of opposing views.


Every Thursday Brian Kovach and his Siberian Husky go to shelters including the Shepherds of Good Hope, the Ottawa Mission, Cornerstone for Women or the Veterans’ House to volunteer for Love on a Leash, a non-profit organization providing emotional support to people through pet therapy.

“Doing that really allowed me to expand on being able to communicate with the general public and people I do not know and engage in conversations with people,” said Kovach, a second-year police foundations student.

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