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Mental Health services on and around campus
Post-secondary schooling can be a difficult time for everyone, with assignments and classes that can pile up, causing stress or anxiety. On top of everything else, we're all trying to carry on as normal while the world undergoes drastic changes. Read more

Fanshawe alum in Half Moon Run visit and inspire MIA students
Canadian band Half Moon Run visited Fanshawe's music industry arts (MIA) program on Jan. 28. Frontman Devon Portielje is a graduate of the program. Read more

Fanshawe professor receives Grammy nomination
Dan Brodbeck, Fanshawe's music industry arts (MIA) program coordinator, has received a Grammy nomination for his work on The Cranberries' final album, In The EndRead more

Mental Health services on and around campus
Post-secondary schooling can be a difficult time for everyone, with assignments and classes that can pile up, causing stress or anxiety. Even worse, the new environment and social circles can make it hard to navigate all of this. Read more

MIA alumna first hip-hop artist to win Polaris Music Prize
The Fanshawe College and the London music community were excited to hear the news that Fanshawe music industry arts (MIA) alumna, Haviah Mighty, was awarded the Polaris Music Prize on Sept. 16. Read more

MIA alumna Haviah Mighty lands on Polaris shortlist
It's been an exciting three months for Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) alumni Haviah Mighty. Read more

Fanshawe alumna Haviah Mighty discusses upcoming release <em>13th Floor</em>
Haviah Mighty is a Fanshawe Music Industry Arts (MIA) alumna, who in the six years since graduating in 2013 has taken the Canadian rap and hip-hop scene by storm. Read more

Former FSU employee receives FCLMA Lifetime Achievement Award
Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) alumnus, John b. Young, will receive the a Lifetime Achievement Award during this year's Forest City London Music Awards (FCLMA). Read more

MIA alumnus wins Juno for Reggae Recording of the Year
Fanshawe Music Industry Arts (MIA) alumnus, Dubmatix, recently won the Reggae Recording of the Year Award at the 2019 Juno Gala Dinner and Awards. Read more

Juno awards leave a lasting impact on London
After months of anticipation, the Junos have finally come and gone, but the impact left on the community is lasting. Read more

MIA artists of past and present perform at Fanshawe Live for Juno week
Something that should be on the top of your list of events to attend during Juno week is the Fanshawe Live: Dundas Place event, happening at the London Downtown Campus. Read more

The history of memes
It seems impossible to go online without encountering a meme within the first minute of browsing. Read more

Board games everyone should own
Looking at expanding your board game collection and taking your games night credibility to the next level? Then look no further. Read more

Fanshawe's ties to Juno week
The countdown is over and Juno week is finally about to break out full force across London Ont. Read more

Fanshawe MIA artist Fonzy releases unforgettable track
Fanshawe Music Industry Arts (MIA) student Tony Alfonso may be in first year, but he's already making big waves in his niche as an electronic pop artist. Read more

Juno nominated MIA grad shares the keys to success
Fanshawe Music Industry Arts (MIA) alumnus, Ben Kaplan, is up for his third Juno nomination in the recording engineer of the year category. Read more

MIA alumnus Ben Kaplan receives his third Juno nomination
Ben Kaplan, who graduated from Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program in 1998, will be receiving some well-deserved recognition at the 2019 Juno Awards in London ON. Read more

Travelling the World Through Food
Ever want to experience the cultures of the world, but don't have the money to travel? We've got you covered. Read more

Religions from around the world
Learn about the religions practiced by various cultures across the globe. Read more

Valentine's dating ideas that aren't Netflix and Chill
Thinking up new and unique date ideas can definitely be tricky sometimes. To help you out we've put together a list of some interesting date ideas to try out in the London area. Read more

MIA's Sneaker Club set to release debut single after local success
Things have really taken off for the second year Music Industry Arts (MIA) students in the local band Sneaker Club. Read more

Tips on enduring a long distance relationship
Being in a long-distance relationship can be tough, but there are ways to make it a bit easier for all involved. Read more

Creating your own job: the life of an entrepreneur
Recent years have seen major growth in the number of young people opting to start a business and create their own job, rather than search for employment under someone else. Read more

MIA prepares for annual Share the Land charity concert
It is a busy time of year for second year students in Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program as they prepare for Share the Land an annual charity concert. Read more

The myth of the starving artist
It's important that those interested in a career in the arts educate themselves on ways the industry differs from other career paths out there. Read more

Understanding the historic concept of women in music
Despite recent progressions in women's liberation, barriers are still prevalent in all industries, making it difficult for women to find success and the music industry is no exception. Read more

MIA alumni take on The Launch
The contestants for season two of CTV's reality music competition, The Launch, were recently revealed and Fanshawe is full of pride to learn past students Nick Babcock, Saveria and Charlie the Kid (Trevor Dubois), are three of the artists making up a cast of 30 contestants. Read more

Review: On The Corner Where You Live by The Paper Kites
Australian indie rock band, The Paper Kites, recently visited Canada with stops all over Ontario, including London, to promote their latest release On The Corner Where You LiveRead more

Fanshawe alumnus making waves in the local hip hop scene
Notable London hip-hop artist and Fanshawe graduate Left Lane (Jordan Lindo) recently teamed up with current Music Industry Arts (MIA) student Peter Graham and the two have already begun making major waves in the London music industry. Read more

Staying active as a student
It's extremely hard trying to lead a healthy lifestyle as a post-secondary student. The two concepts just don't line up very well and one of the most difficult aspects of this is finding the time and energy to exercise and stay in shape. Read more

Musicians gift guide
Trying to find the perfect gift for the musician in your life? Whether they play horns, strings, drums or more, we've got you covered with plenty of affordable gift ideas. Read more

Fanshawe alumni of Texas King return to London
Hometown heroes Texas King return to the Forest City for what may be their biggest London show yet on Saturday, Dec. 1. Read more

Giving back during the holidays
The holiday season can be a joyous time for many people but unfortunately, in all the festivities it can be easy to forget that not everybody is this lucky and many living in lower class or impoverished situations are not able to enjoy the holidays in the same way. Read more

London-raised artist Shad releases A Short Story About A War album
On the 26th of last month, rapper and hip-hop artist Shad released his groundbreaking new concept album Short Story About A WarRead more

Eating on a budget
Being a post-secondary student can definitely work up an appetite. Unfortunately, however, being a student also means living on a tight budget and cutting back on some of the luxuries in life. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus and The Shape of Water sound editor, Nathan Robitaille inspires students
Students of Fanshawe's Audio Post-Production (APP) recently welcomed Music Industry Arts (MIA) and APP alumnus Nathan Robitaille back to Fanshawe for an inspiring guest lecture. Read more

Dating on a budget
Trying to come up with fresh and fun date ideas is hard enough as it is already and being a low-income student can make it seem next to impossible. Read more

The art of second hand shopping
One of the best ways to save money as a student is by shopping second hand. Whether it be clothes, electronics or even vehicles, it's possible to buy pretty much anything used. Beyond just saving money, it also does a lot of good in helping the local economy and cutting down on waste. Read more

Alumnus inducted into Canadian Music and Broadcast Hall of Fame
The organization behind Canadian Music Week (CMW) announced that Fanshawe alum and Canadian Music Industry veteran Michael McCarty is to be inducted into the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. Read more

Fanshawe MIA band debuts some sweet tunes
The post-hardcore, math rock band known as Sweet Toothe excitedly announced the release of their debut self-titled EP earlier this month. Read more

Listening and understanding John Butler Trio's Home
The Australian group known as John Butler Trio released their seventh studio album Home just last month. Read more

Going places while going green: Environmentally friendly transportation
Automobiles account for a major portion of greenhouse gas and other pollutions released into the environment every day. It's therefore important if you commute regularly to look into methods of travel that reduce the carbon footprint caused by vehicles. Read more

MIA alumnus Cameron Jericho releases debut EP Starlight
After several years of heavy involvement in the London music scene, Cameron Jericho, a graduate of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program, released his debut EP Starlight just last month. Read more

Fanshawe alumna wins MusiCounts 2018 Scholarship
Graduate of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program, Jenna Bjornson was recently awarded the prestigious MusiCounts 2018 Scholarship. Read more

Mental health services in and around campus
Post-secondary schooling can be a difficult time for everyone, with assignments and classes that can pile up, causing stress or anxiety. Read more

Discovering Lost Arts' debut EP, Let Me Go
Band members from local London group, Lost Arts were excited to announce the release of their debut EP Let Me Go last month. Read more

The Lunar Effect: Fact or fiction?
The idea that there may be a correlation between the monthly lunar cycles and the behaviour of people or animals is known as The Lunar Effect and it dates back many years. Read more

Innovation Village: The future of a Fanshawe collaboration
An exciting project known as Innovation Village is in development at Fanshawe College, promising to bring the college and local community closer together and more connected than ever before. Read more

How Kid Royal became DIME
DIME is one of the most recent and exciting musical group to come out of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program. The group has its roots in the former indie rock band known as Kid Royal. Read more

STDs and STIs: What to watch out for and how to get treated
A sexually transmitted infection (STI) is an infection that is usually transmitted through unprotected sexual activity. There are various types of STIs, some minor and others extremely severe. Read more

Find out what's free on campus
Everybody loves free stuff and being a Fanshawe student means there's plenty of free items and services around campus that you can benefit from. Read more

Transitioning from high school to post-secondary education
Adjusting to a new environment is always tricky and one of the most difficult transitions of all is from high school to post-secondary school. Read more


Coaches Corner: Looking ahead to a new season
According to a Fanshawe Athletics media release, 2017/18 was the most successful season in the Falcons' 51 year history. Read more

Fanshawe Athletics' website gets a facelift
Falcon Athletics' online presence just got a facelift, in partnership with the PrestoSports, web design and technology company. Read more

Passenger's Runaway is an album for all the feels
Singer-songwriter,Passenger (Mike Rosenberg), will be releasing his ninth studio album Runaway on Aug. 31. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus creates first of its kind "healthy soda"
Ever want to crack open a cold bottle of your favourite soft drink only to be faced with the guilt of unhealthy additives and artificial flavouring? Read more

Fanshawe recruits Canada Youth volleyball athlete James Pratt
Fanshawe excitedly welcomes James Pratt both as a student of the Media Design program and an athlete on the Fanshawe Men's Volleyball team this coming September. Read more

Doug Ford: A new Premier for the province is here
With Doug Ford being named the new Premier of Ontario, there are a number of things that may change in the province. Read more

Tasmine Jane's journey to music
Tasmine Jane, 25, is an artist and songwriter from Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program who's grown immensely during her time at Fanshawe both as a performer and writer. Read more

BUBBLEGUM: Exciting plans for the up and coming artist and MIA student
Drake Campbell is a student in Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts program who has made tremendous strides in the local and online music community. Read more

Fanshawe's MIA program wins Music School of the Year award for second year in a row
Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program is shining even brighter after being named the top music school in the country for the second year in a row. Read more

Downtown core: The impacts of London's first flex street
The City of London is seeing some major changes in its downtown core, with the construction of Dundas Place. Read more

Joshua Hyslop releases Echos
Joshua Hyslop is a songwriter and musician from Vancouver, BC that has been taking the Canadian music scene by storm. His music draws from a variety of styles making it difficult to box into one specific genre but would best fall under the folk and singer-songwriter categories. Read more

London's Music Industry excitedly prepares for the Jack Richardson London Music Awards
London's community is hard at work preparing for one of the highlights of the city's music industry each year, the annual Jack Richardson London Music Awards (JRLMA). Read more

How Nathan Robitaille shaped a successful career
Fanshawe is proud to have had an alumnus of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) and Audio Post Production (APP) programs not only be involved in such a high calibre production, but also receive an Oscar nomination for Best Sound Editing. Read more

President of Sony/ATV Publishing encourages MIA Students
Students of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program were given an excellent opportunity to grow both musically and in their studies of the industry when visited by Gary Furniss. Read more

Inspiring the next generation of industry professionals
Students of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program were excited when they heard the news that they were to be visited by Fanshawe alumni and Juno winning audio engineer George Seara. Read more

The many musical ventures of Willem James Cowan
Willem James Cowan, is an ambitious student in the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program at Fanshawe College. He's a well-versed song writer who is currently involved in a number of musical projects, both as a composer and an instrumentalist Read more

Sound mixing professional, Richard Chycki leaves positive notes for Fanshawe MIA students
Students of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program were given an exciting way to further their studies into surround sound mixing when they were visited by one of Canada's most prominent industry professionals, Richard Chycki. Read more

Brighter times ahead for up and coming Fanshawe MIA band
Brighter Green is one of the most noteworthy bands to break out of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) scene this year. Read more

Lost Arts: Fanshawe MIA students' band get set to release EP
Lost Arts is one of the most unique bands to spring out of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program at Fanshawe College in the past year. Read more

Fanshawe MIA alumna creates a stir in the Canadian music industry
Students of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program received an inspiring visit from Fanshawe alumna Haviah Mighty earlier this school year. Read more

The Juno Awards coming to London brings excitement to Fanshawe's MIA program
Many in the London community were excited to hear the announcement that in March of 2019 the 48th annual Juno awards, along with all the Juno week festivities will be hosted here in London. Read more

Fanshawe MIA alumnus makes a massive impact on the Canadian music industry
Second year students of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program were given a special treat when they were visited by MIA alumnus Tom Meikle, for a special guest lecture and performance earlier this school year. Read more

Band of The Year, Act of Chaos, discusses Morose World
The recent break out Metal band Act of Chaos has already had a huge impact on the local music scene in the short time that they've been around. Read more

MIA Student, Verzache, Dominates the Online Music Industry
At only 19, MIA student Zach Farache, also known as Verzache, already has over thirty thousand followers and millions of plays on Soundcloud, with even more plays on streaming sites such as Spotify. Read more

The legacy of Jack Richardson
The late Jack Richardson is a producer, musician, businessman and teacher who graced Canada with his presence from 1929 to 2011. He is widely regarded as the creator of The Canadian Music Industry. Read more

The directive team behind Share the Land
Second year Music Industry Arts (MIA) students Jenna Bjornson and Alex Emrich are a part of the entirely student run creative team for the annual Share the Land (STL) charity concert. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus, A-Fos, helps MIA students bring their performances to the next level
Alex Foster, also known by his stage name A-Fos, is a graduate of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program and is hard at work with the current students of MIA. Read more

Music Industry Arts' Share the Land charity concert prepares for its biggest year yet
Second year students of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts program are hard at work getting ready for their annual Share the Land charity concert happening at the London Music Hall. Read more

YouTube star and Fanshawe alumna, Bailey Pelkman visits MIA students to chat about her success
Students in the MIA program were thrilled to be visited by MIA alumna Bailey Pelkman. Pelkman who graduated from Fanshawe in 2015 has already created a successful career for herself on YouTube, with over 39,000 subscribers. Read more

Oscar winning engineer Craig Mann inspires APP and MIA Students
Late November brought an exciting day for the students of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) and Audio Post Production (APP) programs. They were happily surprised to be visited by the world renowned and award winning audio post sound engineer Craig Mann. Read more

Lost In Japan: Pure talent and success for Fanshawe MIA alumni formed band
Lost in Japan is an indie rock band that's been taking the local music scene by storm. Read more

Gift guide for musicians or music lovers
Though it may be easy to shop for music for the average person, finding the perfect gift for a musician or music enthusiast can be a much trickier task. What do you get for the musician who has everything or the listener who's heard it all? Read more

Fanshawe MIA student, Molly Roach, shares the tales and tricks of the trade
Molly Roach is a student enrolled in Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts program (MIA), who has truly immersed herself into the world of songwriting. Read more

The Reign of Kid Royal: London band with Fanshawe connection making big waves in the music scene
Kid Royal is an upbeat indie pop band from London, Ont. thatís been prominent in the local music scene for the past four years. Read more

Iconic musician, Tom Wilson, visits Fanshawe MIA students
Students of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program were thrilled to have a visit by surprise guest lecturer Tom Wilson last month. Wilson is a Canadian, Juno winning, songwriter and musician who came to share his vast knowledge, from years of experience in the industry, with the students of the MIA program. Read more

The Early Years of Anela Navarro
Anela Navarro, 19, may be new to the local music scene, but that hasn't stopped her and the musical masterminds behind Anela & The Early Hours from dominating Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program. Read more

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