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Interrobang articles by Hannah Theodore


Hannah Theodore - Finding certainty in uncertain times: a reflection of the past year
What has always kept me afloat through my studies has been my time here, with Interrobang. I knew, being a mature student, that I was going to have to pay my way through school, even with help from OSAP and financial aid. Read this article

Quaran-tunes celebrates Fanshawe students and alums
On the one year anniversary of the lockdown that ended in-person learning, Fanshawe College released Quaran-tunes. Read this article

Online learning could be the key to educational accessability
Innovations in remote learning models could be the key to giving more people access to an education, even after COVID-19 is behind us. Read this article

Cyberattacks are the biggest threat facing humanity right now
Cyberattacks grow more pervasive every day. From phishing to malware, cyber warfare is becoming harder to spot, and easier to commit. Read this article

Fanshawe College announces plans for the fall
Fanshawe College has announced its plan to expand in person learning for the upcoming fall term. Read this article

Mental illness at the Cecil Hotel: How Netflix unravels the mystery of Elisa Lam
Netflix's latest docuseries tells the story of Elisa Lam — but not the one you know. Read this article

New Fanshawe College partnership connecting military-connected students with trade jobs
Fanshawe College has partnered with Helmets to Hardhats to help connect military students to the trades. Read this article

Expert: More time at home means higher risk of fires
If you've been hearing sirens more often in London recently, you're not alone. There have been 103 fatal house fires in Ontario in 2020, and already 25 fatal fires in Ontario so far this year. Read this article

Income inequality and working from home
Working from home comes with a myriad of privileges by eliminating spending on commuting, giving workers more freedom to take breaks and make meals, and making it possible to wear sweatpants for every shift. But not everyone has been afforded these privileges. Read this article

Fanshawe Doula students offer free virtual sessions
Students of Fanshawe's Doula Studies program are reaching out to the community to offer free online sessions for parents and parents-to-be. Read this article

Skincare: Natural isn't always better
As skincare has grown in popularity with the rise of TikTok and YouTube channels like Hyram, though, it's become clear that natural isn't always better. Read this article

Single mothers needed for upcoming book project
Single Women in Motherhood (SWIM) is a local organization offering support and guidance to single mothers in London. Read this article

Tim Hickman Scholarship now accepting applications
Application submissions are now being accepted for the 2021 Tim Hickman Memorial Health and Safety Scholarship. Read this article

Why you should start your media career in a small market
There is an assumption in the field of media that living in a big city is the key to success. Read this article

New Indigenous program coming to Fanshawe's The X
Our Stories, a new Indigenous focused show, will soon be debuting on Fanshawe's student radio station. Read this article

Say no to diet culture in 2021
As another January rolls around, diet companies are ramping up their advertising as millions make resolutions to get fit and lose weight. But this year, audiences are wising up. Read this article

Beware the COVID gaslighter
While many of us have made drastic sacrifices to protect our communities and loved ones from the deadly COVID-19 virus, others were suggesting that there was nothing to fear. Read this article

Fanshawe's aviation school looks to the future with name change
Fanshawe's Norton Wolf School has always been at the cutting edge of industry technology. Read this article

Have yourself a plant based holiday
The holidays can be a tough time for anyone trying their hand at a plant-based diet. Read this article

Fanshawe fashion students tell "The Story" of sustainability
A 12-year long partnership between Fanshawe College and Goodwill Industries has been reignited. Read this article

Fanshawe avionics student selected for WinAir Impact Award
Fanshawe avionics student Min Gu Kang was recently selected as the first-ever winner of the WinAir Impact Award. Read this article

Food & Wine Show cancellation a big loss for Fanshawe students
Earlier this month, the Western Fair District announced the cancellation of all its winter and spring shows. This means the cancellation of several shows, including the Food and Wine Show. Read this article

Ten Steps Behind: The effect of student loan debt on mental health
Many young people know the pain of student loan debt all too well. Students finish their post-secondary studies, ready to begin the next chapter in their lives, but thousands of dollars' worth of debt is holding them back. Read this article

Fanshawe celebrates military-connected college
Fanshawe College has been helping support its military-connected students since it first signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) last spring. Read this article

Growing food in space could be the answer to food sustainability
Long before mass extinction and global flooding, scientists predict that one of the key fallouts from overconsumption will be widespread food shortages. Read this article

Fanshawe fashion film wins CANIFF award
Unbound Revival, a film project produced by Fanshawe fashion design program and more than 50 students across the College, has won the Best Student Film at the 2020 Canadian International Film Festival (CANIFF). Read this article

LHSC announces new Indigenous Healing Space
The London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) has partnered with Atlohsa Family Healing Services to open a new Indigenous Healing Space at Victoria Hospital.  Read this article

Canada has a long way to go in ending period poverty
Until 2015, Canadians who menstruated were paying GST on menstrual products like pads and tampons. These necessary tools for managing periods were deemed non-essential, a luxury, by the Canadian government. Read this article

Fanshawe College Pathways Fair goes virtual
The Pathways Fair is an annual Fanshawe event helping students find information regarding external academic pathways for bachelor's and master's degrees. Amid COVID-19, organizers have converted the fair to a virtual format taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Read this article

Fanshawe lab developments will help speed the validation process for COVID-19 treatments
Fanshawe College's Centre for Research and Innovation has developed a faster and cheaper method of testing potential treatments for COVID-19. Read this article

Stress Release: How to incorporate masturbation into your self-care routine
Taking time for ourselves has become an essential part of self-preservation amidst a tumultuous and draining year. Read this article

Fanshawe special constables now carrying naloxone kits
Fanshawe College is making moves to target the growing public health concern of opioid overdoses. Read this article

Fanshawe counselling services go virtual amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Fanshawe College has always offered a myriad of mental health services, whether it be private counselling sessions or group workshops. But how have counselling and accessibility services adapted amidst new social distancing guidelines? Read this article

Fanshawe professor refuses to wear a mask
Deven Taylor, A Fanshawe College welding instructor, has openly expressed his refusal to wear a mask while on campus. Read this article

Fanshawe students can now get tested for COVID-19 at two campus locations
Students enrolled at Fanshawe College can get tested for COVID-19 without leaving campus. Read this article

StatsCan: One in 10 female postsecondary students experience unwanted sexual behaviour at school
New statistics from Stats Canada show that 11 per cent of students identifying as women and 4 per cent of students identifying as men were sexually assaulted in a postsecondary setting in 2019.  Read this article

FSU adapts to COVID-19 restrictions
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is preparing to adapt several of its key resources as students return for an unconventional school year. Read this article

London Police launch Project LEARN as students return to school
London Police Services launched Project LEARN (Liquor Enforcement and Reduction of Noise) on Sept. 6. Read this article

Body positivity is not what we need right now
It's a bit baffling, that in the midst of a racial awakening, global pandemic, and a nation literally on fire, that some of the rhetoric this summer still had to do with losing weight. Read this article

Londoners protest in solidarity in Wet'suwet'en
On Feb. 28, Idle No More-London, Red Warriors, and Climate Justice London held an emergency protest in solidarity with Tyendinaga and Wet'suwet'en. Read this article

New research fund helping develop students' digital marketing skills
A new competition co-funded by Northern Commerce and Fanshawe College is giving students the chance to put their digital marketing skills to the test. Read this article

New supports coming for Fanshawe military students
On Friday Feb. 21, Colonel Jason Guiney and Fanshawe president Peter Devlin signed a new memorandum supporting military personnel attending college. Read this article

Fanshawe to host human trafficking conference
On Feb. 28, Fanshawe College will host a conference discussing human trafficking, featuring various speakers on the subject from London. Read this article

No vacation this reading week? No problem!
While I won't deny that a vacation would do me pretty good right now, the truth is that staying around campus over reading week is actually kind of magical. Read this article

London Police help protect students during reading week
On Feb. 5, Cst. Catherine Fountain visited Fanshawe College, along with auxiliary officer Barbara Jovanovic, to teach students about campus security. Read this article

Big year ahead for growing Fanshawe 'family'
Esther's Family has been growing and expanding in exciting ways since their departure from Fanshawe. Read this article

Annual heritage fair to honour history of WWII
The Heritage Fair is a chance to get closer to history, honour Canada's veterans, and learn a little more about the connection that London has to the Second World War. Read this article

Oscar nominations disappoint again
Another awards season, another conversation about diversity. I have to wonder: If we talk about this every year, why does nothing change? Read this article

Annual MIA charity concert fast approaching
Students of Fanshawe's music industry arts (MIA) program are gearing up for the culmination of months of hard work. Read this article

Triggers in the news: Surviving the Weinstein trials
News of Harvey Weinstein's behaviour and the bravery of the women who came forward popularized the #MeToo Movement. Read this article

Fanshawe professor paves way for artists with disabilities
New exhibit highlights the works of Londoner Gerard Pas, a disabled artist whose battle with polio left him culturally and socially isolated due to an atrophied leg. Read this article

Western remembers victims of flight PS752
A memorial service was held in Alumni Hall last night to honour the four Western University students who lost their lives in the downing of flight PS752. Read this article

Fanshawe pop-up shop combines sustainability and storytelling
The third floor of Goodwill Centre on Horton Street was transformed into a sustainable fashion pop-up shop last Thursday night. Read this article

Fanshawe's downtown addition wins award
The team behind the design of 130 Dundas Street has been recognized with an Urban Design Award from the City of London for their innovative reuse of the former Kingsmill's department store building. Read this article

Holiday gift guide for coffee lovers
Dark roast, light roast, espressos, decaf; coffee lovers know what they like, which means it may be hard to know what to buy these curators of caffeine. Read this article

Giving back to the scene with Lost in Japan
It's been a whirlwind of success for Lost in Japan since the London locals graduated from Fanshawe's music industry arts (MIA) program three years ago. Read this article

We all scream for sexual health (and ice cream!)
Sex Drugs and Rocky Road is an annual Fanshawe College event that promotes sexual health through a variety fun games, free goodie bags, and of course, free ice cream. The event takes place tomorrow, Tuesday Nov. 12 in The Out Back Shack from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Read this article

<em>Rock the Rink</em> brings rock and ice dance together in perfect harmony
Get ready for sensory overload-Rock the Rink is coming to Budweiser Gardens this Wednesday Oct. 30. Read this article

Why is Greta Thunberg terrifying to old men?
Greta Thunberg is young, female, educated, angry, and possibly the most dangerous threat to accomplished white men. Read this article

Turnip the beet for VegFest London
The 6th Annual VegFest London kicks off on Nov. 9 at the Western Fair District Agriplex. Read this article

Fanshawe to offer support for students in crisis
From Oct. 21 to Dec. 4, Fanshawe's Counselling and Accessibility Services will be offering Crisis Support for students in need. Read this article

Southwestern Ontario stories shared on screen
The 2019 Forest City Film Festival (FCFF) will run from Oct. 23-27. It will feature over 60 films, a Youth Film Festival, Industry Sessions. Read this article

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