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Politicos meet and greet with Fanshawe students at OBS
Andrea Horwath, leader of Ontario's NDP along with MP Irene Mathyssen want to speak with the students of Fanshawe College. The duo will be visiting Fanshawe's campus on Wednesday April 7, at 6 p.m. and they want to hear from you. Dis... Read more

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McKeachnie an inspirational student
An inspiration to many second year general arts and science students, Dustin McKeachnie is a hardworking and determined individual whom many look up to. Moving to London and attending Fanshawe College from Tilbury, Ontario, McKeachnie, who excels des... Read more

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Why do men cheat?
Time and time again we witness mediocre looking males cheating on their gorgeous, sophisticated women. These men cheat for reasons I am not even going to attempt to understand. But why does it seem the norm these days to screw around on your wife or... Read more

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No more butterflies
Do nerves get the better of you when you know you have to deliver a speech? What began with a bunch of grown men gathered in a basement has turned into a nation wide phenomenon. Toastmasters Club was formed in Rancho Santa Margarita, California in ... Read more

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National bronze medal eludes Fanshawe men's basketball team
The Fanshawe Falcons national medal dreams went up in smoke despite a determined effort and strong team play. The Falcons participated in the 2010 Canadian Colleges Athletic Association tournament after earning silver at the Ontario Colleges Athleti... Read more

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Fanshawe College students study abroad
Through the Fanshawe College Students Exchange Program, two students will be able to travel abroad. For the fifth time Fanshawe will be sending two students to travel to Ibaraki Christian University in Japan. Ibaraki is located in the northeastern ... Read more

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Triplight's debut simply Sophisticated
Triplight's debut album Sophisticated is making big waves for three young men out of Forest Lambton Secondary School. The trio wrote their first single while in grade 10. Fast forward a few short years later, numerous practices in the basement, ... Read more

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Everyone looks
Everyday hundreds of students, faculty and staff scroll the halls of Fanshawe. Some are eager to get to class. Some simply want to socialize. And then there are those individuals who just stand there staring aimlessly at anyone who happens to be wal... Read more

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Unique finds piloted by students
Spring's fashion forward must haves can now be purchased on campus. Fashion merchandising students at Fanshawe have been hard at work to provide fellow students with fashion forward, must-have accessories for this spring. A three-week pilot pro... Read more

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Red flag flying high in London
(Sang to the tune of The Red Flag by Jim Connell) United's flag is deepest red, It shrouded all our Munich dead, Before their limbs grew stiff and cold, Their heart's blood dyed it's every fold. Then raise United's banner high, Benea... Read more

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London roads congested with carelessness
Every morning I face the same problem on my way to work. Careless drivers. Why is it that there is so many Londoners who cannot operate a vehicle? They swerve repeatedly into other lanes, don't signal and still chat away on their cell phone de... Read more

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Presentation skills workshop has great turnout
The international department at Fanshawe College is continually coming up with innovative ways to engage students studying on campus from abroad. On Wednesday, March 17, theatre arts students were called upon from their downtown campus to share pres... Read more

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Celebrating women all over the globe
Women from all walks of life have primarily sought one simple thing. To exist in a world where equality holds the same importance factor when compared to a man. Time and time again women have found creative ways to over come barriers that have stoo... Read more

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Two Fanshawe students compete in Doritos challenge
Today's marketing and business fields are far more competitive than in previous years. But Fanshawe students Adam Armit and Joel Popoff have effortlessly risen to the Doritos Viralocity challenge — after competing against more than 300 Dor... Read more

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Men's varsity curling brings home OCAA bronze
The Sault St. Marie 2010 Ontario Colleges Athletic Curling Championships saw Fanshawe's men curlers win bronze. Hosted by Sault College and Algoma University, curlers spent an exhausting five days in the Soo wowing their fans and setting a high ... Read more

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Renting friends a new trend
Are your friends too busy for you? Have you ever been stuck in a rut as to who can hang out with you at your leisure? Do you, time after time, find yourself throwing your arms in the air as to whom you can make that late night movie with? Look no fu... Read more

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Author Hay impresses crowd at campus reading
“Rejection is a fundamental part of writing” Eagerly waiting students and faculty crowded room D1060 in anticipation of a well-known author. On Thursday February 25, Canadian author Elizabeth Hay came to speak to Fanshawe students about... Read more

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Confidence is key
All women, at one time or another, have contemplated how exactly to attract a member of the opposite sex. Ladies, this strategy is really not all that difficult if you surround yourself with all the proper tools and knowledge. A majority of women wa... Read more

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Could you pull off a blue do?
Fanshawe College students, faculty and staff are encouraged to give to a great cause — by donating their money or their mane. On March 19, the Make-A-Wish-Foundation of Canada is holding its annual Go Blue Go Bald campaign in Fanshawe's Fo... Read more

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Designer Biddell visits Fanshawe
Aspiring Fanshawe fashion and merchandising students and a small number of staff joined together to welcome Project Runway Canada 2007 winner Evan Biddell and Brooklyn Brownstone, design coordinator for the Fashion Design Council of Canada. On Thurs... Read more

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Is it time to do the horizontal mambo?
You've been seeing each other for only a short few weeks, but the make out sessions couldn't be any steamier. Clearly it's time to start ripping clothes off and just get horizontal already, right? Hold those hormones for a minute &mdash... Read more

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The best music festival in Canada?
CBC Radio 3 has launched a contest to determine exactly what is Canada's Best Music Festival. The Searchlight Contest is a yearly CBC Radio 3 initiative in order to seek out exactly what Canada has to offer musically. Thus far, CBC has been abl... Read more

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Fanshawe student helps organize Hearts for Haiti
An organization with ties to Fanshawe is in its beginning stages to help aid the many earthquake survivors of Haiti. University of Western student Debbie Eybergen and Fanshawe second year pharmacy technician program student Donovan McMurphy, have or... Read more

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Big ideas for your future
Sometimes you just don't know what exactly is in store for you in your future. Recently the London Convention Centre in collaboration with Farm Credit Canada held an informative all day seminar regarding people's futures and what it takes to... Read more

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The keys to relaxation
1. Change your way of thinking. Negative thinking has never helped anyone with anything they were trying to accomplish. It is only natural, and many presume as normal, to obsess to the last little detail about all things going on in our life, and the... Read more

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Fanshawe looking to expand into downtown London
A promising a new venture between Fanshawe College and the city of London may soon be finalized. On Wednesday February 10, Fanshawe College made a proposal to the London's Board of Control with hopes of having some downtown London properties con... Read more

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Cost-effective date ideas
There area a number of things you and your special someone can do for V-day without ever breaking the bank. The following are fun and romantic things you should try this Valentine's Day. - Do you like to cook? Try cooking a favourite meal toget... Read more

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V-day should hold relevance everyday
Society frowns upon those who don't partake in such joyous activities as buying expensive bouquets of flowers, sending over-the-top phony love letters that should in fact be considered the other 364 days out of the year, or perhaps spending an ar... Read more

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Students get real work experience
Thirteen students from the Construction Specialist High Skills Major program had the opportunity to step out of their normal classroom atmosphere and participate in a tour of an institutional construction site, courtesy EllisDon Corporation and the R... Read more

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Pianist Todor leaves audience speechless
On Friday January 22, 2010 Lola presented its winter concert series at Museum London. Among the impressive line up of performing acts for the evening, one man stood out from the acts as a solo artist. Todor Kobakov, a Toronto-based composer / music... Read more

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A modern look at love
First premiering in Chicago in 2001, The last Five Years, has come a long way to reach audiences in North America. Exploring the lives of two New Yorkers, this one-act performance involves the lives of Jamie Wellerstein, a novelist and Cathy Hyatt, ... Read more

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A family is built on love
It is undeniably difficult to ignore how important having a strong supportive family is in your life. Many people take for granted the power a strong supportive family can bring to a person's overall existence. We all know how important love, su... Read more

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New student oriented website launched
College and university students now have it easier than ever with the launch of a new website, designed with student needs in mind. February 1 will mark the launch of StudentGIANT.com's website that the creators claim will be all students' n... Read more

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Students and staff open wallets for Haiti relief efforts
Fanshawe College has decided to partner with World Vision Canada as they continue to raise money for Haiti relief efforts. According to the marketing department at Fanshawe, the relationship between the college and World Vision Canada, a non-profit ... Read more

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London's new it spot
A year and a half in the making can mean big things. The prestigious Club Rouge finally opened its doors to Londoners on Friday, January 8. This brand new, upscale club is just what Londoners have been waiting for when it comes to the city's ba... Read more

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Unexpected turns
It's interesting yet somewhat surprising to be a witness to someone who claims to be one person yet with time proves your way of thinking otherwise, as bang on. It is only with time people start to show their true colours and once that happens w... Read more

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Mortgage loan insurance to help create student housing
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, a national housing company, in conjunction with the government of Canada are making it easier than ever to receive mortgage loan insurance to better help facilitate the financing of student housing in Canada. ... Read more

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Fanshawe cares... relief for Haiti
Haiti's in the hearts of the Fanshawe College community and they're reaching out by creating a relief fund for those affected by the recent catastrophe in Haiti. One way to contribute to the fund is by shopping at the campus bookstore. &ldq... Read more

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Are you a bitch? Well, are you?
Is there ever a time you find yourself bitching for absolutely no reason whatsoever? Women are aware of who they are, what position they hold and they sure as hell know how to work every aspect of their being to either get what they want or appear l... Read more

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OPSEU votes to strike, heads back to bargaining table
Armed with a mandate to strike the Ontario Public Service Employees Union is hoping to jump start negotiations that had stalled in late 2009. The strike vote held on January 13 involving Ontario's 24 colleges show that approximately 57 per cent ... Read more

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Electronic waste facility opening to public
Advanced Materials Recovery is announcing the opening of its London Electronics Waste Recycling Facility to the public. On January 23, 2010 an Electronics Recycling day will be held to raise funds for the London and area food bank. If you have unne... Read more

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Lola launches concert series for 2010
For the fourth consecutive year, Lola is launching what is expected to be an unforgettable concert series. Beginning Friday, January 22, Lola presents its 2010 concert series at Museum London along side Australian jazz trio The Necks and special gue... Read more

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The poetry of life and circumstance
An inspiration. One thought. All it takes to do something right. To encourage. Encourage yourself. While teaching others to do the same. Not to fight. But love. And play. To play fairly. And not judge. To criticize. Is never accepted. Nor tolerated. ... Read more

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Provincial scholarships allow students to see the world
How incredible would it be to spend your semester in a foreign country? The students of Fanshawe College could have the chance of a lifetime simply by filling out an application. The Ontario International Education Opportunity Scholarship is enabli... Read more

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Economics for everyone
The Social Science Speakers Series wrapped up in late November with a presentation, “Beyond the Crisis: Why we need a different ‘storyline' about the economy” by Jim Stanford, an economist for the Canadian Auto Workers union, wh... Read more

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Local Business Profile: Good food, good cheer, good company
Are you looking to add a little more spice to your usual hang out? Look no further as the Poachers Arm's has a little something for everyone's taste. They have various special nights that cater to persons of all ages including college and u... Read more

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Fanshawe students asked to engage in blood war
Blood 101: Canadian Students Saving Lives at Fanshawe College There is a growing need in Canada to inspire young individuals to roll up their sleeves and give blood. As a response to this overwhelming initiative, students from Fanshawe College ar... Read more

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Gift ideas for women
In no particular order, the following are simply suggestions of fabulous gifts for that special lady in your life. For the special lady in your life 14KT white gold pearl earrings Look no further than Mondera's where you will find the fin... Read more

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Calendar helping build women leaders of tomorrow
University students from all across Canada have brought together 12 internationally renowned athletes and created a calendar. The Antigone Foundation is a Canadian organization that works to support young women's involvement in leadership... Read more

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Howes loving volleyball
Playing volleyball for the last seven years has helped earn Derek Howes a volleyball entrance scholarship to play on the Fanshawe varsity team.

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Huston reinvents original Dickens
Fanshawe Student Union in conjunction with the Fringe Theatre has joined forces for a memorable holiday experience. On Friday December 4, the London Convention Centre is holding a special production of A Christmas Carol. John D. Huston will play th... Read more

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Girls just want to have fun
The Canadian Cancer Society has launched a Girls Night In campaign to support research for cancers that affect women. The campaign officially launched on July 14 of this year as a new fundraising initiative that not only supports a fantastic cause, ... Read more

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College transportation building to be green
Fanshawe is set to build one of the most advanced transportation training centres in the country come March 2011. On Friday, November 20, a groundbreaking announcement was made at the demolished construction site located at 1764 Oxford St. East, the... Read more

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Golden times for ladies cross-country team
The Fanshawe women's cross-country team celebrated a second straight Canadian collegiate win last weekend. The women's team brought home a gold medal national title on the hilly trails in Camrose, AB. A year prior the women walked away with... Read more

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How to get everything you want and need in the bedroom
A touchy subject to bring up between both sexes I'm sure, but how does a female get everything she wants and desires in the bedroom? Even if you are a woman in charge of knowing what you want out of your sex life, there are individuals who may n... Read more

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International students partake in Canadian tradition
The Christmas season is fast approaching and the International department at Fanshawe College is making it that much easier for students to join in the festivities. The international department along with public relations students at Fanshawe are jo... Read more

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Ladies looking for the perfect rock?
What college student doesn't have two hours a week to spare? If you think you have what it takes, then come show off your skills and be part of the women's curling team at Fanshawe. It's fun, motivating and team- centred and you can be ... Read more

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Author drags readers into story
Away from Everywhere Brilliantly crafted through thought provoking sentence structure Away from Everywhere will make any reader believe they are one with what they are reading. Away from Everywhere has been receiving more than its share of welcom... Read more

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Horrifying tales from the walk in clinic
What should've been a typical morning quickly turned into sweat, tears and two fainting episodes. Holding on to the vanity while sweat poured down my face I started to wonder what the hell was going on. I quickly got dressed, didn't even bo... Read more

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Campaign the first step in ending violence
London Police services organized a Report Homophobic Violence Period campaign presentation at their Dundas headquarters giving the public an opportunity to speak out about issues regarding hate crimes in the city of London. “This is an awarene... Read more

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Student assaulted
An altercation minutes from campus has left a Fanshawe student with head injuries. A group of young males confronted a man during the early hours of October 30 that resulted in a physical altercation, leaving the student seriously injured. The confr... Read more

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Kelly's Speak Your Mind a hit
Ian Kelly: Speak Your Mind A unique voice combined with enticing and raw talent. Ian Kelly, a bilingual singer-songwriter released his second album Speak Your Mind, with rave reviews.

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Raising global consciousness
To be a citizen means to contribute and participate. On Thursday, October 29th 2009, the School of Language and Liberal Studies presented another speaker series that proved to be a huge success between the student body and faculty of Fanshawe Colleg... Read more

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Personal rivalries sadly the norm
As she walks into the room the jitter chatter will surely come shortly after. The room is silent. Co-workers or classmates resume one by one ready to start yet another day. The tired looking faces of most who occupy the space look disoriented, disc... Read more

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Master Splinter spotted on Fleming
An infestation of giant sized rats has been occupying vacant homes along side Fleming Drive and Farnsborough Crescent in the city of London. Health inspectors and bylaw officers discovered rodents, some the size of squirrels, near the many residence... Read more

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Campus chili cook-off an array of flavour
The second annual United Way chili cook off proved to be a success as the fundraiser raised $1,742.43 towards a great cause for the city of London. The Fanshawe College London campus officially kicked off the 2009 United Way chili cook-off campaign ... Read more

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Not your typical minimum wage summer job
Forget working another summer at a fast food joint and get real life experience with hands-on training working an “unforgettable summer”. AXE introduces the end of mindless summer employment with their Ridiculously, Ridiculously Good Sum... Read more

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Live. Laugh. Life.
You're created. You grow. You become an individual. Life happens. You experience. You may even experiment. Watch. The people who come and go in your life. Your life. Whether empty or fulfilled. You live your life. To its fullest potential. Brea... Read more

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LTC workers in a legal strike position
London Transit along with the union that represents drivers, dispatchers, ticket clerks, inspectors and all maintenance staff were notified with a “no board” report on October 5. The report to put members of the Local 741 Transit Union i... Read more

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Fashions Design students do their part to help breast cancer patients
Fanshawe Fashion Design students have been busy sewing, laying up and cutting garments in support of breast cancer patients. On October 8, several design students volunteered their time to put together pink garments for patients who will undergo a m... Read more

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‘Jane's' story nearly ends with date rape
The possibilities of getting your hands on date rape drugs are almost endless. The chances of turning a woman's life upside down are unimaginable. Meet ‘Jane.' A vivacious, 5”2', 24 year-old blonde who almost had her entir... Read more

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Sex galore: Health benefits to make note of
Time and time again we are reminded of the many great things behind having a fabulous sex life. For instance, sex increases your brainpower; your heart rate and it can help you fight off nasty diseases and ailments. The obvious one is how it makes ... Read more

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Fanshawe student wins silver medal at golf championship
Playing golf for the past nine years has definitely paid off for Fanshawe's Taylor Booth, a second year Business student who captured the OCAA men's golfing silver medal.

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Can men and women really be just friends...post break-up?
In the most rare of all cases, there are in fact people in this world who can become a tighter union post break up. I have yet to meet any of those people though. The question has risen a time or two, yet there is no one to confirm or nothing to gua... Read more

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Bettering the world one click away
Persons around the world can help those less fortunate simply by surfing the web. Fanshawe College students, staff, and just about anyone are encouraged to join forces with BettertheWorld.com and assist with raising funds for charities. The first, e... Read more

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London based Gaming Union has global following
A former Fanshawe student has a hand in the development of a new online video game news and reviews publication. Kyle Wynen, a former broadcast journalism student, and avid online games enthusiast, worked closely with editor-in-chief, Darryl Kearvel... Read more

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The things women do for men
Relationships are built on a number of things. Just as men, women at times sacrifice their own sanity to keep the bond with their man strong. As a relationship moves from one stage to the next, different aspects are put into perspective, as a bond b... Read more

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Rally's message: Hate crimes not tolerated in London
Nearly three hundred Londoners gathered at a Rally in Support of Peaceful Communities. The event held on October 7 at the Victoria Park band shell, despite poor weather conditions, was led by Michelle Boyce who is the president of Diversity Training... Read more

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College and FSU join on self defense training for men
Recent incidents occurring in the city of London have sparked Fanshawe College to take action. A six-hour self-defense pilot project aimed at teaching all young men how to get out of potentially dangerous situations has arrived. Bob Earle, Security... Read more

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Yunupingu's first solo album proves mesmerizing
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu: Gurrumul An album so captivating it will leave you in a state of ambiance from start to finish. The vocals by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu will leave a heartfelt feeling in your soul as he takes you through a journey... Read more

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He's just not that into you...she just couldn't care less
For ages women have come together over coffee, cocktails, or late-night phone convos to analyze the puzzling behaviour of men. Have you ever been in a situation in your young dating lives when you've pondered relentlessly about the opposite sex ... Read more

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College crawling with international students looking to learn English
Hong Kong, China, Japan, Saudi Arabia and the Ukraine are just some of the countries students attending Fanshawe are from. There is one main reason as to why the almost 600 International students that choose to study at Fanshawe are here: to grasp a... Read more

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Prince of Pot facing hard time in U.S.
Despite rallies that took place across Canada, the U.S., and around the globe to protest Marc Emery's looming extradition to the United States, Emery, known as the “Prince of Pot,” lost the battle after turning himself in to U.S. auth... Read more

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Fanshawe student seeks justice against hate crime assailants
For the second time this month a gay bashing hate crime has occurred in the city of London, this time involving a Fanshawe student. Between 3-3:30 a.m. on Sunday September 27, Erik Rozenski, a first-year Human Resources student was walking hand in h... Read more

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Impaired driver remains haunted decades later
A night of fun and frivolity with friends at the bar ended tragically when a young life was lost, while another remains haunted by the events of that evening. Marie who asked to not have her last name published knows all too well the grief she has c... Read more

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Most of us like to drink, right?
Study after study people are still questioning whether or not alcohol consumption is actually beneficial to your health. Honestly, it is not a myth nor is it something that should be given a tremendous amount of thought or cause for concern, but... Read more

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Get the life you deserve
Do you often wonder what could have been? You may be an amazing friend, sister, or accomplished worker but what happens when life happens? The minute we get older and all of a sudden the things that mattered the most once-upon-a-time do not carry th... Read more

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Local Business Profile: Smoking shisha not crazy
Truly a gem in the city of London, Crazy Joe's Shisha Café has been a long time coming for the many multicultural persons who call London home. Located on Wharncliffe Rd. across from Source for Sports, the café has been open about a year. &ldqu... Read more

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Contest has vision in sight
Her Sight Is Worth It, a national video contest is raising awareness of blindness among girls and women and the barriers they face accessing proper eye care in developing countries. The video contest is restricted to girls aged 13 and older and targ... Read more

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No longer between a rock and a hard place, varsity curling makes a comeback at Fanshawe
Out of the Fanshawe spotlight for the past 15 years, curling eased its way back to be part of the school's varsity level teams this winter. A lack of funding, according to Mike Lindsay, manager of athletics at Fanshawe College, was the primary c... Read more

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Yoga with a laugh
Looking to add more satisfaction to your everyday routine? Yoga, in the form of laughter, may be just what the doctor ordered. Rapidly changing the way people ease tension in their lives, laughter yoga is making waves among those of us who live life ... Read more

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JASS providing opportunity for artists work to be exposed
JASS, a Volunteer Committee to Museum London is having a first ever art sale and show and is looking for artists to submit the best of their work. This year's event will open at Museum London and online at the same time. “JASS London is a... Read more

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How family ties led to rockstar reality
Playing together since '97, the members of sibling-based Winnipeg rock band, Inward Eye, are happy to no longer have to slug away at the typical 9-5. Signed in 2006 to J Records, a subsidiary of Sony, the trio began their humble dreams of rocksta... Read more

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Reasons why we feel attraction toward the opposite sex
There are many reasons why people feel attraction towards another human being. The following five may surprise even the most skeptical of all people. 1. Have you ever thought about using your sense of smell for foreplay? This fact is actually true a... Read more

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Local Business Profile: Island Ink Jet covered in ink
“Re-filling ink cartridges is an art form in itself,” quips Bill Stong, owner and manager of Island Ink Jet, but with their helpful team and many years of combined experience, fulfilling your computer needs has never been easier. Taking a... Read more

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Multi-tasking made easy with nonotes.com
Are you finding it difficult to take detailed notes and listen attentively to instruction at the same time? Tackling college fresh out of high school or even getting back on the horse after a lengthy absence can be an overwhelming experience for anyo... Read more

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Varsity tryouts happening now at Fanshawe
All you sport enthusiasts be sure to get your ass in gear as tryouts are in full swing for all competitive sport teams at Fanshawe College. Tryouts for both men's and women's soccer teams began Monday August 31st and will continue all this w... Read more

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Five years for a record to have “blossomed into a great album”
Marcy Playground (MP) is hitting the road with six Canadian dates this fall in support of their fourth album, Leaving Wonderland…in a fit of rage, released July 7th on EMI Music Canada. “The album (Leaving Wonderland…in a fit of rage) has been... Read more

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LOLA not just a festival, but a transformative experience
For the fourth consecutive year, Victoria Park will be transformed, as light and sound take over for a spectacular highly anticipated fest. LOLA will amaze all those who attend with its innovative programming and groundbreaking indie music and art. ... Read more

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When dating goes medieval
Last week, before departing on yet another adventurous trip home to Oakville, I (Ivana) stopped at a gas station to fill up my ride. As I was pumping, a much older gentleman, two rows over, yelled at some random boy beside me, “Hey buddy! Why d... Read more

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London's by-laws
What you need to know about your rights in the city of London With warm weather still circulating, it is inevitable that partygoers will be in full swing come a new school year. With new and returning students in and around the Fanshawe College ar... Read more

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Party Update: Going under the radar
Tips for keeping your party under control: 1. Let your neighbours know if you are having a party Going over to your neighbours not only gives you the opportunity to introduce yourself, but also allows the neighbour to see you as a mature individ... Read more

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Ten worthwhile tips to reduce your risk
When it comes to hosting your own party, remember you are the one who is responsible for your home, property or rental. Be cautious of whom you allow to attend. 1. Every party should have various drink options served. Remember to put out non-alcohol... Read more

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Is it worth it to be the host?
If you have thought about throwing that perfect party come fall, you may want to think again. The booze, the noise and dealing with people who may get out of hand might sound like a fantastic scenario, but keep in mind the repercussions of having th... Read more

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Ten noteworthy items that happend over the summer
1. King of Pop; deceased Eighteen days short of embarking on what fans anticipated to be a concert of a lifetime, Michael Jackson leaves only his legacy behind. Sadly on June 25, Jackson passed away at the age of 50. Jackson began his career in 1... Read more

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Canadian hero set precedent
Canadians run with hopes of finding a cure “I'm not a dreamer, and I'm not saying this will initiate any kind of definite answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to,” said Terrance Stanley Fox before embarki... Read more

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Local Business Profile: Back to school shopping without breaking the bank
Are you as prepared for back-to-school as you should be? If you've been procrastinating your shifting in mental gears, not to mention your school supply shopping like most of us, never fear, Forest City Surplus is here to help you return in style... Read more

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Fanshawe grad wins prestigious scholarship
Graduating as one of the top students from his program, Jeff Burling received notice for not only being an outstanding pupil, but also for having exceptional people skills, a keen sense of focus, and what it takes to be a natural leader. “It w... Read more

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You think you're fabulous, right?
It's an ordinary day but for reasons unknown, you wake up feeling fantastic. You are well rested and ready to take on any challenge that the day may present you with. Your hair and make-up never looked better and that outfit. Well, it just neve... Read more

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OPSEU and college at odds over union cards
Ontario's civil service workers have filed an official complaint with Ontario's labour board charging Fanshawe College has denied the union an opportunity formally organize part-time support staff presently working at the college. According ... Read more

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“IBS discomfort melts in one days' time:” stated researcher
The root of what causes IBS left unidentified Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is highly misdiagnosed by health practitioners in our country today; and masked with drugs. “As many as 20 per cent of the American adult population, (about one in... Read more

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Ontario government bucks up to education
Delivering high-quality education for all students in the province of Ontario is at top of priority list for McGuinty government. On May 15, a crowd consisting of faculty, students and local MP's gathered for a funding announcement held at Fansh... Read more

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No one type body realistic
Daily, women are bombarded with unrealistic expectations of how they should look, dress and feel; but where does it stop? Unreasonable images of the perfect body unfairly portray the ‘ideal woman' and sends conflicting messages about... Read more

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London resident tests positive for H1N1
London and area hospitals and health clinics are taking no chances when it comes down to the recent H1N1 flu (or more commonly known as Swine flu) outbreak. The first positive case in the London area of H1N1 Flu virus announced May 6 involving... Read more

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Canadian group travels to Mid-East to fight for open borders
The conflict-ridden region of Israel / Palestine shows no signs of calming down as activists embrace a life-changing journey this summer. A delegation of young Canadians will meet in Egypt on May 21st from where they will travel to Gaza on a m... Read more

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Ontario toughens impaired driving laws
The Province of Ontario passed new impaired driving Bill 203, on May 1. The Safer Roads for a Safer Ontario Act was passed in the province to toughen the laws currently circulating around drinking and driving offenses on Ontario roads. As o... Read more

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New Fanshawe programs game for new economy
The Board of Governors at Fanshawe College announced their budget and strategic plan for its fiscal year of 2009/10. According to a Fanshawe press release the budget features a balanced, well thought out plan that consists of approximately $16... Read more

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Project L.E.A.R.N. message received
London Police Service's Project Liquor Enforcement and Reduction of Noise (LEARN) are calling it quits, for now. Surrounding areas around Fanshawe College, the University of Western Ontario and the downtown core, have been heavily targeted... Read more

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Student apathay still strong
The Student Action Movement (SAM) gathered local politicians at Fanshawe to rally for an end to student voter apathy. On April 15, SAM made their debut in Forwell Hall where students, faculty and local political representatives gathered to discuss t... Read more

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Films ready for primetime
Film students showcase their year's work on screen During the last eight months, students from the Advanced Filmmaking program at Fanshawe College have been working non-stop to produce some of the most intriguing documentaries audiences have y... Read more

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Grads pump up the Volume
Third year graduating class of the Fine Arts program at Fanshawe definitely has something to be excited about. Through April 9-26 the grads showcased their artwork at the McIntosh Gallery located at the University of Western Ontario's campus. T... Read more

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Police prep for parties
Once again, Project LEARN is hitting the streets in an effort to minimize noise levels and provide safe neighbourhoods for the residents of London, Ontario. This project is a collaborative effort, which involves the London Police Units, students, st... Read more

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How Fanshawe's KPI results stack up
A post-secondary education is what continues to keep students thriving, according to Ontario-wide college student survey. The new provincial Key Performance Indicators (KPI) report stated Fanshawe College holds an 88.9 per cent graduate rate in the ... Read more

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Polling booths a priority for SAM
A grassroots political movement is taking up the charge in establishing polling stations on college and university campuses across Canada for municipal, provincial and federal elections. The Student Action Movement (SAM) is a student operated club ... Read more

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Budget to improve colleges
The McGunity Government came through for Ontario colleges in a big way with cold hard cash. The 2009 Ontario budget, was delivered on March 26 by Minister Dwight Duncan, and the outcome is good for Ontario colleges. “We feel it was the push f... Read more

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Student arrested after making threats
A male student has been asked to refrain from classes after uttering death threats geared at students and staff of Fanshawe's Simcoe campus. On March 30, Gregory Lutz, 40, allegedly made the threats and Norfolk OPP arrested him on April 3, 2009.... Read more

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Fanshawe students help out celebrity chef
Michael Smith walked into a crowded theater where 100 chef apprentices gathered and eagerly awaited his presentation. Smith, a world-renowned chef and television personality with five food programs under his belt, was in attendance on Friday, April ... Read more

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Breast cancer hits home
Nearly 400 women between the ages of 15-39 will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year in Ontario. Team Shan, an organization dedicated to the memory of Shanna Larsen, who died of breast cancer at 24-years-old, is raising awareness with a weeklong... Read more

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The torch is coming
Olympic torch to make a stop at Fanshawe The Olympic torch will be running its way to Fanshawe College this week. On Monday, April 6, 2009, Coca Cola is presenting the Sogo Carry the Flame Expo out front J Gym between 3 and 4:30 pm. “We ar... Read more

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Student contracts meningococcal
A case of meningococcal disease is a probability concerning a Fanshawe student. The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported last week the Fanshawe student has a probable case of meningococcal disease. Friends and family of the patient have been ident... Read more

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Fanshawe gets into gaming
As years progress, technology will only evolve. “Our (Fanshawe) graduates will be very much in demand as they enter the workforce,” said Kevin Weaver, Chair of Fanshawe's School of Information Technology. “There will always be ... Read more

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Be your own summer boss
All you need is one summer vacation to get your own business up and running. The London Small Business Centre along with the Ontario Government is providing students with entrepreneurial opportunities. The ‘Summer Company' program in Londo... Read more

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Cars stolen and vandalized on campus
One car stolen; three others vandalized at Fanshawe's Lot 5 It was a less than typical day for Liz Jay-Abu Al-Saoud, a student at Fanshawe College when she entered yet another day of classes on the Thursday before March break. Liz Jay-Abu Al-... Read more

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College money transfer leaves OPSEU seeing red
A Fanshawe College faculty Union member, represented by Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is not impressed with Fanshawe College transferring money into a reserve fund held by the college's administration. As reported last month the... Read more

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Colleges want more funding
Students from Ontario colleges and the College Student Alliance (CSA) have launched a campaign to persuade government to rethink their education spending. Students' objective is to let the McGuinty government, along with other members of the Pro... Read more

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Exchange of a lifetime
Fanshawe College and Ibaraki Christian University in Kanto Plains, Japan have partnered up giving students a chance to learn abroad and experience different cultures. “The main idea is to have domestic (Canadian) students from Fanshawe have th... Read more

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Cooper wins FSU President, voting over 3,000
Elections have wrapped up and the newly elected FSU President, Jabari Cooper, is ready to take on challenges sworn to during campaign week. “One of my first priorities will be to establish a relationship with the students around campus,”... Read more

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Need help finding employment?
Graduating, or just trying to find a job in the unstable economy? On Tuesday, March 24 the Middlesex Job Fair is taking place at the Gemini Sportsplex in Strathroy. The fair will showcase employers in and around London who are seeking full and part... Read more

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Harper trumpets plans during Fanshawe visit
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Fanshawe College visit was highlighted with the unveiling of an economic plan that targets a wide range of Canadians and should benefit post secondary institutions like Fanshawe. Harper announced that in ... Read more

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Fanshawe welcomes new VP
A newly appointed VP of Academics joins the Fanshawe College community. Lane Trotter, of British Columbia joined Fanshawe on February 23, 2009 after an extensive search began following the retirement of former Senior VP of Academics Joy Warkentin. ... Read more

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Feeding those in need
One of the fastest revolutionary movements is rapidly spreading its way through London. Food Not Bombs (FNB) is an all-volunteer organization that is dedicated to social change in a non-violent way. Food that may otherwise be thrown away is gathere... Read more

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Fanshawe males targeted for study
Does alcohol disinhibit? The Research Ethics Boards (REBs) at the University of Western Ontario, Fanshawe College and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health have assembled an online survey targeting young men currently attending a post-secondary... Read more

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Bad economy hits hard in London
As jobs become more and scarce all over the country, those collecting Employment Insurance in London rose by 75 per cent in December 2008 compared to data collected in December 2007, according to statistics Canada. “It is deeply disturbing tha... Read more

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Watch where you light up
Think twice where you light your next cigarette. With temperatures continually dropping, smokers around Fanshawe College are huddling together to stay warm in frigid temperatures, making life a little harder on passerbies. Following Spring Break, C... Read more

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Breaking radio borders
A private American radio station taps into Windsor's frequency The University of Windsor's CJAM campus radio station could be changing its dial to 99.1 FM if resolving a frequency issue is out of the question. The American Federal Communi... Read more

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More money for trades
Demand for skilled workers is on the rise and with new funding Fanshawe is ready to train them. London MPPs Khalil Ramal and Chris Bentley announced on February 27 new funding for Fanshawe College in the amount of $800,000. The grant comes from the... Read more

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Let the races begin
Participants running for this year's Fanshawe Student Union President and Vice President positions will have some friendly competition as final nominees are in. According to FSU executives, this year's council was very active in promoting th... Read more

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Budget problems plague Fanshawe, Western
Warning signs that Fanshawe College is facing a cash short fall does not come as a shocker to some. There were definite warning signs as to why Fanshawe College currently falls short $6.5 million for its upcoming 2009/10 academic year, according to ... Read more

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Student assaults lead to safety questions
A robbery and assault leaves two Fanshawe students injured and raises questions about safety. On February 18 two Fanshawe College MIA students were walking home on Second Street when three men demanded their belongings. The incident occurred steps ... Read more

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Ontario invests in Fanshawe apprenticeships
Fanshawe allotted over $4 million in government spending Starting fall of 2009, 130 new students in London and Simcoe will have better funded programs to expand their knowledge and skills for the jobs of tomorrow. London MPP's Khalil Ramal an... Read more

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Harnessing the power of the sun
Renewable energy is the future for Fanshawe Two Fanshawe College professors are taking all the right steps to ensure solar power is a reliable source of energy for our future. John Makaran, Chair at the School of Manufacturing Sciences and Ke Liu... Read more

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Student dies in snowmobile crash
A snowmobile accident has claimed a young life of a Fanshawe student. Michael Lutowicz, 21, a fourth-year Business student, was killed Friday, February 6 at approximately 9:20 pm while riding his snowmobile.

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Fanshawe prof stands up for single fathers
“After one rather painful and traumatic court appearance, I came home feeling completely empty and devoid of hope at which point I spent the next three days fruitlessly numbing myself with various alcoholic intoxicants and becoming increasingly... Read more

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Hare remembered as ‘a great guy'
The search is over for a Fanshawe student who went missing shortly after midnight on February 6, 2009. A passerby found the body of 20-year-old first-year Fanshawe student Jesse Loremo Hare on February 8, 2009 on Quebec Street at Salisbury Street ne... Read more

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Fanshawe mourns graduate
The country mourns for a fallen solider and a Fanshawe graduate. On Saturday, January 31, 25-year-old Sapper Sean Greenfield lost his life for his country in Afghanistan. An improvised explosive device near Kandahar City killed Greenfield, while he... Read more

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Funshave is back and blue
Students and staff may be going bald or blue next week for charity. The Make-A-Wish Foundation along with students at Fanshawe, are teaming up for a great cause; to grant wishes for children presently living with life-threatening illnesses. The Go... Read more

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From backpacks to briefcases
Last Wednesday students were more interested in briefcases than backpacks as Fanshawe's J Gym housed the annual Career Fair. Students attending a variety of programs at Fanshawe College crowded J-Gym with hopes of finding an employer who best su... Read more

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You can learn the tricks of the pole trade
Get those six-inch heels ready ladies Want a fun ladies night out that may or may not include learning some new tricks on a pole? The instructors of Aradia, a pole dancing and sensual fitness facility, will be at Fanshawe College Thursday Februar... Read more

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Valentine's Day is a day like any other. Right?
Society frowns upon those who don't partake in such festivities as buying expensive red roses and sending over-the-top love letters that should in fact be considered the other 364 days out of the year. Or am I the only one who feels this way? Wh... Read more

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Building a better future for Mexico
You can make a big difference this Spring Break by building a home in Mexico Homes of Hope have been helping build homes for deserving families in the Northern Baja region of Mexico since its inception in October 1991. Now, they're seeking yo... Read more

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Robot donation puts Fanshawe students ahead
Abrigo Industrial Machines Inc. has donated a $75,000 FANUC Robot for the Fanshawe College School of Manufacturing Sciences. On Thursday, January 29, Fanshawe College received a state-of-the-art FANUC Robot to be used to enhance technology students&... Read more

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Finding musical peace through wall posts
Donovan Luke McMurphy has never been more eager to make a difference. At just 18-years-old, the first-year Pharmacy Tech student at Fanshawe College, only recently started an-online Facebook group he calls “Music Four Peace.” The group,... Read more

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The pros of man's best friend
Pets are not only fun to have around, but it also turns out they may help reduce significant health complications, suggests research. Without a doubt, pets give people unlimited love and trust and a sense of providing basic necessities for an animal... Read more

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It pays to bank
One Fanshawe student is now $5,000 richer thanks to a contest ran by The Bank of Montreal (BMO) for students who opened a saving account. Jonathan McDonald, 21, a first-year General Arts and Science student at Fanshawe College opened his account mon... Read more

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Fanshawe celebrates International Week
Fanshawe's second annual International Week (iWeek) is happening through February 2 -6 with activities that are to not be missed. The hard working staff at International services have been working strenuously to ensure students, staff and facult... Read more

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Funds go beyond goal
Fanshawe College has made significant strides to surpass their original goal of $65,000 for the United Way. The United Way campaign, which originally began in 1982, has proven all too well that when people come together, great accomplishments can be... Read more

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Part-time faculty vote to join union
It has been a battle between full-time and sessional faculty at all 24 Ontario colleges for a number of years. Part-time and sessional workers, who are not currently represented by a union, are looking for the same rights as full-time college facult... Read more

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Robots make the best patients
Better to make a mistake on a mannequin, rather than a real-life patient Only a few years ago, nursing students at Fanshawe College had no choice but to apply what they learned only in theory on real-life patients. How technology has evolved. In... Read more

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FSU wants you
If you are a full-time student at Fanshawe College and want to run for one of the six FSU positions (President, VP Finance, VP Entertainment, VP Athletics, VP Internal, VP External & Academic Affairs), then here is your chance to do so. According to... Read more

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Woman assulted
Police are on the lookout for a potential predator. A young female who was alone in a common area of a 76-Baseline Road apartment complex was a victim of an unprovoked attack by an unknown male. The suspect in question fled the scene when the femal... Read more

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Your best defense is a good education
Staying in school during the current economical breakdown may just be what students need. Research indicates the importance of a post-secondary education for individuals who want to succeed in their chosen professions despite our present economy. &... Read more

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What else can go wrong?
I'm driving home after a weekend visit with my parents. I'm driving steadily in your vehicle just like any other morning, listening to my favourite CD when all of a sudden two police cruisers come to a halt on the very highway that is suppose... Read more

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Cooking up new music in residence
Have you ever envisioned creating something with the use of technology? Were you left disappointed when you figured attempting a project solo was next to impossible?

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A great way to help
Lending your skills to those in need can be a rewarding experience ATN Access Inc is a non-profit charitable organization in need of your help. Located conveniently in London, the agency provides opportunities for individuals who have sustained i... Read more

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SIU clear police in Fleming altercation
The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded that the two officers involved in an altercation during the first week of the school year on Fleming Drive are to not be held accountable. The altercation involved 18-year-old first-year student Jo... Read more

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RCMP seeking female recruits in London
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are looking for a few good woman. On Monday, January 26, the RCMP is hosting a female recruiting event at Museum London at 3 pm. “Our female-focused recruiting event is an opportunity for women in the London ... Read more

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Bartenders may now take rap for your drunk ass
Next time you and your friends are out at any one of Ontario's bars, you may be cut-off before closing time. On Monday, January 12 charges against the 16 Lake Joseph Club servers, the management team and executives were laid for over-serving Tyl... Read more

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Grad competes on the reality catwalk
Brandon Dwyer will design his way though the up coming season of ‘Project Runway Canada' Having taken the fashion industry by storm at the 2007 L'Oreal Show in Toronto, recent Fanshawe College graduate Brandon Dwyer will once again ... Read more

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No dogs allowed on LTC bus
Across the globe dogs of all shapes and sizes are permitted on public transportation vehicles, not any time soon in London. Recently a radio station in London announced public transportation would soon allow owners of small and large dogs on board. ... Read more

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Western's washrooms go gender neutral
The University of Western Ontario intends to open 10 gender-neutral washroom facilities on campus for the transgendered community at the post-secondary institution. “The trans community is a small community; however that does not mean that it ... Read more

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Student making waves in radio
Fanshawe student wins national radio broadcast award “Journalism is a lifestyle, not a career,” said Fanshawe College student Elyse Skura, who was awarded the Jim Allard Scholarship from a pool of Radio Broadcasting students from acro... Read more

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The best things in life
Sleeping on a rainy day: There is nothing better than sleeping on a rainy day in that big comfy bed of yours. With the blankets pulled up as high as they can go and your head nestled deep in you pillow. At this moment you have nothing to listen to ... Read more

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Intruder caught
London Police have charged a man in regards to the string of break-ins near UWO and Fanshawe College, where victims would find an intruder watching over them while they slept. London Police Service Sexual and Child Section have laid 18 charges on 28... Read more

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Fanshawe's new dual life online
The college has invested in the online world of Second Life, which will be up in the Spring An online three-dimensional virtual world is coming to Fanshawe College. Second Life (2L) has been around for a number of years, and now Fanshawe will get... Read more

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Classroom evolution 101
If you are not savvy enough in the tech department, Fanshawe can teach you Fanshawe College is kicking off its winter term with some exciting new continuing education workshops for those willing to try something new and handy perhaps? The three n... Read more

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Humble MIA prof honoured
“If you think you have come to an end, try a little bit harder.” Advice from Kevin Doyle, a second year Music Industry Arts Teacher at Fanshawe College, who tells all his students when it comes to pursuing a dream and not giving up. Alt... Read more

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Fond farwell for Darling, Fanshawe Ombuds
Fanshawe's Ombudsman Ian Darling is leaving Fanshawe College. A proud member of Fanshawe College for several years, Darling is entering a new chapter in his life. “I have been an Ombudsman at the college for eight years, and have e... Read more

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Male intruder enters homes near Fanshawe, UWO
Over the past two months an intruder has entered unlocked homes to watch young women as they sleep in London. The incidents are primarily occurring near Western University, but there has been one case on Thurman circle, near Fanshawe College,... Read more

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Happily ever after
The happiest, most fulfilled people in the world are those who are happy in their skin, do the things they love to do and those who do not hold on to grudges. Take pride in the person you are and the person you see yourself becoming in the future. ... Read more

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Students help out charities
Fanshawe College students and local communicators of London are teaming up this holiday season to enlighten youth in the Children's Aid Society and promote Art for AIDS. Since 2000, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) have... Read more

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Students getting into the spirit
The Corporate Communications and Public Relations students at Fanshawe college have been working effortlessly, as part of an assignment for their fellow peers. On November 27, 2008 a special Christmas dinner will take place in Forwell Hall for Inter... Read more

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Fanshawe fishing for diversity in new Gen Ed
Fanshawe College will be the first post secondary facility in Canada to tackle a new fly-fishing course this winter. The 15-week program is a general education course that is open to all Fanshawe College students interested in trying something new a... Read more

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Music to move your mind, raise GPA
If someone told you that listening to music could make you smarter, would you believe them? iMusic, a series of CDs that claims to increase your GPA just by pressing play, has been on the market for several years, but is now making their product ava... Read more

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Homeless: A cross section of society
As the snow begins to fall, people with no roof over their head need a place to sleep While entering the rear building of the Unity Project House, I walked through a crowd of individuals gathered around one another. One individual held a clear pla... Read more

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Clothes that count
Fanshawe fashion students get creative for a great cause The Re-vamped Fashion Show is going to showcase Fanshawe College's Fashion Design and Merchandising students' talent for a local charity in London on November 27 at the London Music ... Read more

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Single mothers not alone in London
Currently there are 17,000 single mothers living in London, Ontario. Single Women in Motherhood (S.W.I.M) is a non-profit organization in London whose mission is to empower single mothers with high hopes of turning their lives around for a secure fu... Read more

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Students charged in drug bust
Seven Fanshawe students were charged with possession and trafficking of marijuana last week, just steps away from college doors. On Thursday, November 6, at approximately 11:30 am, London Police Drug Section searched a home on Thurman Circle. It was... Read more

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Poinsettias ready for the season
It's that time of year again. The cold weather has arrived sooner than most may have expected and that red and green season is just around the corner. With the holidays rapidly approaching, everyone is thinking just what that perfect, special gi... Read more

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Where do your eggs come from?
Hens in this country and around the world are being mistreated so we can have eggs on our plates Imagine spending each waking moment in a tiny wire cage. Wire cages holding hens exist and are all joined together in rows, sometimes on top of one a... Read more

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Fanshawe rallies to lower tutition
Colleges and Universities across the province came together to challenge the lack of investment in post-secondary education. “We cannot take a ‘no,' and we don't have any money for a ‘no' answer, because when it came to Afg... Read more

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Clearing up cellphone confusion
The risks are high yet there is no proof on whether or not hand-held devices are the leading cause of accidents on our roads today. Drivers are more increasingly using wireless devices everywhere over the globe.

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Fanshawe receives $1 million donation
Fanshawe College received a seven-figure donation last week during the Business and Information Technology Awards ceremony. Families, students and faculty gathered in the James A. Colvin Atrium in B Building on October 29 to celebrate the donation a... Read more

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Statistics on women abuse too high
Women abuse is at an all time high. Eighty-seven per cent of all abuse victims are women. These women are subjected to verbal, physical or psychological abuse on a daily basis, while non-profit organizations work overtime to prevent abuse before it h... Read more

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College enrolment up
As baby boomers set to retire, the need for skilled workers remains on the rise. According to Colleges Ontario, student enrolment is at an all time high with a 5.6 per cent increase over the last year. It is a strong upward trend that has consisted... Read more

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The X celebrates 30-years on air
Fanshawe radio station throws a birthday party Originally 106.9 FM, Fanshawe College radio is now known to its listeners as “The X” and has grown with the times since becoming Canada's first campus instructional CRTC radio station ... Read more

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New technology goes for a ride in London
Riders can now rely on new technology that will allow for an acute delivery of service for London transit. A new Global Positioning System (GPS) will show riders when their bus is going to arrive in a way that has not been attempted before. Fanshaw... Read more

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Lack of sleep, smoking, make for poor GPA
A new study released last week concluded that a lack of sleep, excess television viewing, stress, alcohol and smoking are taking a toll on students' academic performance. This is the first study done of its kind where a wide range of health issu... Read more

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The perks of being unhitched
For decades society has deemed it ‘right' and ‘proper' to be either engaged or married by a certain age. Am I wrong here? How many women assume that if they are not married by I don't know, let's say age 30, there must b... Read more

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Getting spooked in London town
If you are into horror and getting spooked, London has lots to offer this Halloween season. - The Eldon House, London's oldest homestead located west side of Ridout Street North south of Dufferin Street, is believed to be haunted by a British Ar... Read more

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The Donnelly's: Digging up old dirt on a local horror story
The year was 1880. It was a cold February 4th morning when the Donnelly family woke up to what would be their last day. People in the small town of Lucan, just 30 minutes north of London, awoke to the horrifying images of five Donnelly family member... Read more

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Chili packs heat for United Way
Fanshawe College hosted its annual chili cook-off to jump start the 2008 United Way campaign on campus. According to Karrie Burke a Communications Officer at Fanshawe College the United Way Campaign has high hopes of raising $65,000 this year. &ldq... Read more

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Will the economic downturn affect you?
With the current state of the economy it's anyone's guess what is going to happen tomorrow. People all over the world are losing their jobs, homes and retirement savings, but what about students who might be struggling in the rocky economy? ... Read more

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Winning through the eye of a lens
Do you enjoy capturing beauty in a way that is only explainable through photographic art? Whether you are a photography student or an amateur who has an eye for a good shot and would like an opportunity for others to view your excellence, why not su... Read more

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Chili cook-off for a cause
The United Way Campaign will kick off its first ‘Best Chili Contest on Tuesday October 21, 2008. There will be four judges deciding which chili they love the best by submitting one ballot for their personal favourite. Judging will take place ... Read more

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Dwindling water supply
Students want nothing more than to have access to clean, potable drinking water. New buildings currently being built in colleges and universities across Canada are denied rights when it comes to the installation of drinking fountains. A Canadian Cen... Read more

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Dissolving teen parent assumptions
Over and over again we as a society are seeing the same assumptions being projected in studies that focus on teen parents. Most research will start off by stating that becoming a parent at such a young age will provide nothing but problems and sacri... Read more

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Educate yourself on Pregnancy
Socio-economic and cultural issues are complex factors that play a major role in pregnancy rates with today's youth. It was believed that in previous years, a teen's pregnancy resulted from inadequate sexual education, lack of contraception ... Read more

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Uncovering Popular Sex Myths
MYTH: You are not at risk for getting sexually transmitted diseases if you receive oral sex. FACT: It is true that many STD's can in fact be transmitted through oral sex while giving or receiving. Herpes and gonorrhea are two of the most commo... Read more

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Ten Health benefits of sex that will surprise you
1. Sex is a stress reliever Probably the biggest benefit of having sex is lower blood pressure and a reduction in your stress levels. 2. Sex boosts immunity Good sexual health may perhaps mean better physical health. If you are a person who has sex... Read more

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Vlog changing minds of our tomorrow
More youth across Canada are encouraged to vote in this fall's Federal Election and now they have a voice, which is coming right from Fanshawe. Students need to acknowledge how important it is to have a voice and be heard for a fair outcome. &l... Read more

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Fanshawe student dies
Fanshawe College has lost one of their Music Industry Arts students due to an accident that took place on October 1. Twenty-year-old Sam Clarke from Perth, Ontario was in his first year of MIA having graduated from the General Arts and Scienc... Read more

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Project LEARN ends with almost double the charges
Racking up over 1,500 charges, provincial and criminal, over the last five weeks, London Project LEARN has completed its final week. From August 28 to October 4 2008 a special team of London Police officers patrolled primarily the areas in an... Read more

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Legally, they have all the answers
If you find yourself in a bind or have questions or concerns understanding your individual rights, you have a place to go right here on campus. Community Legal Services is available for all fulltime Fanshawe students, free of charge and specialize i... Read more

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Man injured in bike collision
A collision has left a young man in hospital with life threatening injuries. A truck was traveling northbound October 1 at 7:32 pm when he allegedly struck a cyclist on the corner of Adelaide and St. James St. A 20-year-old student is clinging to l... Read more

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Making your vote count
The Federal Election is fast approaching and the candidates are coming to you. As a running candidate for the Green Party, Dan O'Neail will be on campus at The Out Back Shack Monday, October 6 at noon promoting his party and all they stand for. ... Read more

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Finding your true love online
So ladies. Are you in a dating rut? Does Mr. Wrong keep creeping up everywhere you turn? If that's the case with your dating habits, than perhaps you should reevaluate your ‘not so good' techniques. Erin Law, a second year Public ... Read more

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Beer: The cupid of a drunk night
You're better looking when I'm drunk! Does drinking enable you to find the opposite sex more sexually appealing? Have you ever found yourself talking with someone while you were a little ‘tipsy' that on a regular occasion you w... Read more

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Most of us all like to drink, right?
Study after study people are still questioning whether or not alcohol consumption is actually beneficial to your health. Honestly, it is not a myth nor is it something that should be given a tremendous amount of thought or cause for concern, but... Read more

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A dollar just doesn't go as far as it used to
A loonie just won't cut it at Dollarama next year We all love a great bargain. Getting bargains is at the top of most people's priority lists, especially at the $1 mark. What would you say if the cost of shipping has been so high over the... Read more

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Mmm beer.... and they are doing their part
The times have changed and so is society's approach to the environment. According to the Environment Success program of Ontario, higher collection rates through The Beer Store means more containers are being processed to their highest end use-sa... Read more

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Donation will help future students
London's Boy's and Girl's club donate $500,000 for bursary The Boys and Girls Club of London, Ontario is making incredible leaps when it comes to empowering young minds. The Horizon Campaign and the M.A.P. (My Action Plan to education... Read more

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Fleming parties become “unlawful”
London's Project LEARN has completed its fourth week in and around the city. And like the four weeks before, it was a busy one. As of Monday, September 22, Police have laid 1,118 Provincial Offence Act charges, 830 of which were students and 28... Read more

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Vaccine issued for Mumps
As part of a recent outbreak of someone contracting mumps at Fanshawe College, the Middlesex-London Health Unit will provide free vaccines for students. Friday, September 26, from 10 am to 2 pm the Health Unit will be on site providing students with... Read more

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Tuning into the new “Designer Guys”
Who says there is nothing to watch on television midday during the weekdays? Former “Designer Guys” Steven Sabados and Chris Hyndman are back. Having recently been viewed by millions in 17 countries on the Home and Garden Network,... Read more

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Students shined in donations
Shinerama, which took over Fanshawe during Orientation, is a National Fundraising event that helps raise money for Cystic Fibrosis. Ross Mackenzie and Marie- Lynne Birks know all too well how hard it is to organize such an event. This was the du... Read more

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Student Success Week
Whether you're back at college or starting for the very first time, we can all experience a little difficulty getting ourselves adjusted. College is intended at being a positive experience. It is a time to learn new things, and explore what ... Read more

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Project LEARN stats still up
Only three weeks into the new school year, and London Police have already given out more tickets with this semester's Project LEARN, than they did in all of last year's program. Rowdy action is exploding throughout the city of London, and ... Read more

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New grant cuts textbook costs
As cost of tuition increases almost every year and as prices go up on everything else from bread to cab rides, some students need a break. Wouldn't it be easier if there were financial assistance offered to help a student feel more at ease... Read more

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Coming soon to Oasis
The Oasis is introducing something fun and exciting for its students. Starting September 23, the Oasis is introducing ‘Theme Days' Starting off the new event will be a classic ‘Fall in Ontario' theme where Ryan McTavish, Oas... Read more

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Taxi rates hiked
City politicians have agreed to the raising of cab fares around London. Initial talks about cab price hikes have been evolving for quite some time, but now cab hailers will feel the increase in their pocketbook as soon as they step into the c... Read more

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Living with a death sentence
You wake up thinking to yourself it's a normal day like any other, right? Or do you? You get out of bed, do the usual; shower, get dressed. But why is today so different you ask? Because you discovered you have HIV. Kevin Murphy is a healthy 32... Read more

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Oasis is green with environmentalism
The OASIS has made a tremendous leap this year by making their products environmentally friendly. Almost everything from packaging to the disposable utensils are going to be biodegradable and compostable. “We have changed the majority of our p... Read more

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Riding in cop cars
Police officers were out in full swing during the weekend of September 5 — 7 patrolling the downtown core, Fanshawe College and the University of Western Ontario. Constables Adam Steele and Brad Merrison are part of Project L.E.A.R.N... Read more

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Art stolen from classroom
Imagine working hard on something that was not only your hobby, but also your true passion. And one day, just like that, the thing you worked effortlessly on is gone. What would you do? A third year Fine Arts student at Fanshawe College, who wuld li... Read more

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Three students seriously injured in crash
Three Strathroy-Caradoc females, of which two are full-time Fanshawe students and one student applicant, are in critical condition after their car collided with a dump truck on Hickory Drive near the 402 and Strathroy on Tuesday, September 9 during a... Read more

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Off campus partying escalates, charges increase
A mass email to students from administration sparks behaviour reminder The first couple weeks of school have not gone in a direction that was anticipated by many. Fires, noise complaints, urinating in public, are just a few of the main problems o... Read more

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Fanshawe students take a shot at hockey theme
Out with the old, in with the new During the 2008 NHL playoff season CBC's Hockey Night In Canada lost the rights to air their infamous theme song, which had been chiming in the background of the show since 1968. One musician's loss is an... Read more

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Extreme contrasts in leadership
There have always been, and will continue to be, leaders who stand out in their own righteous way, but unfortunately there are also leaders who cause nothing but agony for everyone around them. In previous years, some world leaders have been an insp... Read more

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Support Staff strike averted
College support staff workers, represented by the Ontario Public Service Union, and the province's College Compensation and Appointed Council were able to pot their differences aside and come to a tentative agreement. “We are pleased to ad... Read more

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Project LEARN is in full effect and will be until the end of October
Thousands of students are about to encounter yet another school year. A new school year should be about new experiences and a chance at a fresh start. Many students expect exactly that, but things may not always be as rosy as one presumes them to be... Read more

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Fleming ablaze of disrepect, fire
Six uniformed officers made their way in and around Fleming Drive September 2 knocking on residents' doors, welcoming students to the city; and informing them that the city's noise bylaw will be enforced. “The purpose is to educate stu... Read more

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Student sexually assulted in Residence
Two Fanshawe students arrested and put into police custody Two Fanshawe students have been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl in residence. Brian Cooper, 19, and Joseph Lamanna, 21, are both charged with sexual assault... Read more

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Dancers looking for new moves
Do you enjoy dancing? Are you brave enough to get in front of a large crowd and cheer for the Mighty Falcon Dance Squad? If this sounds like fun to you, then why not tryout to cheer for our Varsity teams here at Fanshawe College! Interested dancers... Read more

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Tryouts kick-off Falcon season
It's that time of year again to showcase what you've got. Be sure to come prepared when you register for an intercollegiate team here at Fanshawe. Men's and Women's soccer tryouts begin Monday August 25 — 28, at 5-7:30 pm The ... Read more

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College can be a life lesson
You are about to embark on an exciting time in your life. Starting a new school, meeting new friends and a chance at a new beginning? It all sounds fantastic and worth giving a try, but is it really entirely effortless? Whether you're a new or r... Read more

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Shinerama sets new goals
Every year, thousands of students and volunteers from all across Canada help to fight a fatal disease that is claiming lives of innocent people. Since 1964 Shinerama has inspired thousands of individual volunteers to come out and help raise money fo... Read more

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Costly cabs
London's taxi industry is asking the public pay an additional 20 per cent on their already highly priced cab fares. People who take the service daily may soon be feeling uneasy about the price hike, but they are not the only ones who will be in f... Read more

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Fanshawe student wins two prestigious scholarships
Imagine coming back to college as a mature student. Feeling a little uneasy because it has in fact been so long since you have attempted the crucial transition from the first time around? It is not impossible and it can be done with the right attitud... Read more

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Support staff strike
The Ontario Public Service Employee Union (OPSEU) and the College Compensation and Appointments Council (The Council) pending bargaining could cause some long line-ups in the college come September. OPSEU has addressed to the Council that support st... Read more

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Two students take on Fanshawe's housing issues
It is that time once again, and students will be soon be crowding the hallways of colleges everywhere. Anticipation is building and with only a week until classes are set to resume, everyone is preparing themselves for a brand new school year. With... Read more

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