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Fanshawe first college to go online with mental health
Fanshawe College, partnered with mindyourmind, is the first educational facility to implement the online mental health resource iCopeU. The site comes at the right time as mental health issues are a key topic regarding students. “There... Read more

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Eco to go
The Out Back Shack and Oasis are taking steps in greener directions this year. The restaurants' new program, called “eco-takeout,” means that they will produce less waste. The program is simple: purchase an Eco-Card from ei... Read more

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Higher learning = higher income
A recent study by the C.D. Howe Institute has proven what students have long been told: the more educated you are, the more money you'll earn. The study, entitled “The Payoff: Returns to University, College and Trades Education in ... Read more

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ToneCheck yourself before you wreck yourself
With 165 billion emails sent around the world every day, there's a good chance that some will be misinterpreted — and about half of them are, according to a recent study conducted by the Booth School of Business at the University of ... Read more

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Elluminate: A bright idea
Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, visited Fanshawe in late August to hear about the elearning initiative that is setting Fanshawe students' minds alight. “Elluminate,” a real-time online learni... Read more

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New law targets young and novice drivers
It's the beginning of the semester at the affectionately nicknamed “Funshawe,” and everybody knows that means it's party time. Amidst all the excitement for upcoming shindigs and pub nights come sobering new regulations and... Read more

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Investing in everyone's education
Finding funding for school is tough for anyone, but can be especially hard when you're not necessarily a star athlete or top of your class. Academic Invest, a website where students can post their profiles, receive grants and have privat... Read more

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Think globally, eat locally
Many people are making a conscious effort to put a little green into their lives, from walking more and driving less, to recycling and upcycling, to eating organic or local foods. Jeff Pastorius, however, is taking green to a whole new level... Read more

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New food supplier for Out Back Shack and Oasis
This semester, as you're chowing down on fruits and veggies from the Oasis and the Out Back Shack, you may notice that they taste a little fresher. That's because the restaurants have a new produce supplier and are now starting to serv... Read more

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SAC to the future
It's getting pretty close to election time! No, I'm not referring to the provincial election next year, or the municipal one that's right around the corner. I'm referring to the Student Administrative Council elections, where yo... Read more

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360º News: International & National briefs
National News London resident and author, Emma Donoghue, has been placed on the short list of finalists for the Man Booker Prize for her recent book, room. The book was inspired by the story of Elisabeth Fritzl of Austria. Fritzl was held capt... Read more

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Career Corner: Campus Employment - Work $tudy
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the Work Study Program? If you qualify, you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Union.... Read more

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Online with Fanshawe
Experience Fanshawe your way using myFanshawe What is myFanshawe? It's the best way for you to stay connected to all things Fanshawe while you're here. You can use myFanshawe to get information about services and events on campus... Read more

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5 Questions: FSU VP Athletics Derek Howes
1. On an off day, where could we find you? “Probably in the Athletics office. Honestly — I live there. I pretty much live at Fanshawe College, 9:00 until 9:00 at night, a.m. to p.m. [I've been involved in Athletics] for three ye... Read more

Opinion

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Call Me Old-Fashioned But: PC... how's about we change it to “polite candidness”?
Last summer while on vacation with my mom, I attended a feminist-oriented executive women's business club meeting. While the evening's programming, special guest speaker and food were most agreeable, I couldn't help but raise a brow ... Read more

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Life Meets Faith: Simple prayers
At one point in The Book of Eli a young woman named Solara (Mila Kunis) reaches for the food set between her and Eli (Denzel Washington). Eli stops her. He asks her to place both her hands in his. Out loud, Eli thanks God for the food and speaks... Read more

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Steps to success
If at first you don't succeed, dust yourself off and try again. Aaliyah said it best and I'm living it. It's funny how so much can change in the course of a year, or, in my case, over three years. You go to school, you meet people,... Read more

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Fanshawe survival guide
Hey Fanshawe. Hope everyone is settling in well and getting geared up for the busy weeks ahead. I remember that feeling like it was yesterday, so I thought I'd do you a favour, and create a guide to survival and success at Fanshawe College. ... Read more

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What's the deal with the moustache?
WINNIPEG (CUP) — As a female, I lack the ability to grow a moustache. No, not that bit of fine hair that women have along their lip. Not even if that lip hair is of the darker variety. What I'm talking about is a serious 'stache,... Read more

Lifestyles

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MIA students to rock Elite
Thursday, September 16, is going to be a big day for Fanshawe's music industry arts students as First Step Productions presents Fanshawe Rocks Elite, a night of music at Club Elite at 183 King St., downtown London. First Step Productions... Read more

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Double the Mother, double the fun
“We wanted to be called Motherfucker (but) the record label didn't appreciate that and neither did our mothers,” said Mother Mother frontman and guitarist, Ryan Guldemond. The band's name, Mother Mother, was doubled primarily f... Read more

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Controversially named band at London Music Hall
“The one thing I'm starting to embrace more with our show is just the volatility of it all, and that literally the whole thing could collapse,” said Graham Walsh over the phone of his band, Holy Fuck's live performance. Wals... Read more

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Bobbyisms: Guitarist remembered
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. August 27 was a special day of note for guitarists worldwide — the twentieth anniversary of the passing of Stevie Ray Vaughan, arguably the world's best guitarist. ... Read more

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Doiron goes back to basics
SASKATOON (CUP) — Since her early days playing in the folkrock outfit Eric's Trip, Julie Doiron has been putting out record after record of consistently hot tracks. Perhaps a main ingredient in her recipe for musical success has bee... Read more

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Reel Views: Scott Pilgrim for the win
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) Scott Pilgrim is dating a high schooler. Thus begins the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs. The World adapted from the comic books, and what follows are 112 minutes of pure comic book magic. Scott Pilgrim vs. ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Soccer film gets plenty of respect
Summer will soon be officially over for another year, which means the end of typical summertime activities like barbeques, going to the beach, and participating in sports like baseball and soccer. As far as soccer goes, I say good riddance. ... Read more

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The Emmys fashion review
Red carpet events are something I personally would never dream or wish to be a part of. All the fuss, cameras, swells of crowds, prolonged periods of sitting and the need to look composed for the event is something I am not entirely sure I wou... Read more

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Fall season excites fashion senses
To me, the beginning of September has always been the first day of autumn. It's only fair that each season gets the same amount of credit; divide the 12 months into four seasons and it means that September, October and November (in my mind... Read more

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Cera still playing the same character
WINNIPEG (CUP) — Fans of the Scott Pilgrim series were collectively intrigued by the idea of the Canadian graphic novel being transformed into an Edgar Wright flick, and then Scott Pilgrim fans collectively slapped their foreheads when t... Read more

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Zoot: Lizares - innovative, memorable men's wear
Fanshawe grad Brian Maristela is making his mark on the Canadian men's fashion scene. His creative and provocative designs won him the best design award at Fanshawe's Unbound fashion show and landed him a spot in L'Oreal Toronto Fa... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) When the week may be ending, you're just gearing up. You're restless and slightly hyperactive. Lead the way through a familiar process or experiment with something newer. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) ... Read more

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Still Alive
Portal 2 is coming to a game platform near you On March 5, video game developer Valve Corporation announced the sequel to their runaway hit, Portal, was in development and slated to be released in time for the 2010 holiday season. Valve has ... Read more

Sports

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Motoring: BMW's Z4 sDrive35is nearly perfect
Recently I traveled to the American Le Mans Series race at Mosport International Raceway, north of Bowmanville, Ontario, and had the luxury of test driving two great cars. There was the monstrous Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, equipped with the... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Bodybuilders' paradise
When it comes to Internet sites, bodybuilding.com is considered by many to be the “mecca” of fitness information. It has been around for a long time and has served millions of... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Raw's 900th episode less than epic
August 30th was an important date for Monday Night Raw, as they broadcast their 900th episode, which put them ahead of any other episodic television show. It opened with the legendary Bret “The Hitman” Hart talking about the storied... Read more

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NFL Czar: Games worth watching
With the football season finally underway, fans around the world can start getting psyched for the season at hand. There are many exciting games going on this season, and we get three dandies in week two. Let's not waste time; here are the... Read more

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