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Some students still not getting it
Depending on who you ask, the Fleming Drive riot on St. Patrick's Day is a source of shame or a source of entertainment. Though it seems the majority of Fanshawe's staff and students have expressed disgust with the incident, others are ... Read more

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Showcasing student innovation
On April 4, Fanshawe College is holding its first annual Student Research and Innovation Day (SRID). The event brings together some of Fanshawe's most innovative students in a friendly competition with some great prizes. Danielle Phillips,... Read more

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Ontario Health Survey aims to answer big questions
A new study being conducted by Ontario Health is asking Ontarians to help in the research effort to identify contributing factors and ultimately find treatments and preventions for diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, asthma and A... Read more

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Open meeting to discuss public safety April 2
Proposed changes to the public nuisance bylaw will be presented to City Council by mid-April, but before that happens, the city is offering local residents the chance to voice their opinions. A public safety meeting will be held April 2 at 6 p... Read more

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Library offers 24/7 access during exam season
The Library and Media Services on Fanshawe's London campus will once again offer 24/7 access during exam week. The 24/7 Library access begins at 8 a.m. on April 9 and runs until 4:15 p.m. on April 20. These extended hours will also include... Read more

Opinion

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The godfather of Canadian music
To be really honest with you, I was having trouble deciding what to write about this week. I was working on a story for the entertainment beat in my Broadcast Journalism program, which isn't my strongest point by any means. Nevertheless, I h... Read more

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Psych Your Mind: Discriminating taste
I think it goes without saying that ALL of us come to the table with various chips on our shoulders. While someone's situation may appear “picture perfect” on the outside, ultimately you don't know the trials and tribulations... Read more

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If everybody else cared about climate change, would you?
In light of the recent Water Week, and in keeping with the theme of this week's issue, it seems appropriate to revisit the relationship between Canadian politics and the environment. The last time Environment Minister Peter Kent made the hea... Read more

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Notes From Day Seven: Principles from the Amish farm
It's probably an urban legend, but recently I heard a story about someone who refused to eat any more eggs. She always liked them, but one day confessed to her friends that she didn't know where they came from. When she was told that the... Read more

Lifestyles

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Can you solve the Guidestones mystery?
Captivating, thrilling and mysterious. Guidestones is a free, web-based interactive thriller series based on the Georgia Guidestones. The story follows two journalism students as they try to uncover the conspiracy of the Guidestones while inve... Read more

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Spring into career advice workshops
Spring has sprung and job opportunities have sprung up around the city of London, too. Fanshawe's Career Services is putting on workshops throughout the month to help you on your way to getting the perfect summer job or landing your dream ... Read more

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Bobbyisms: Hundred Thousand Pieces makes one solid album
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Did you know that the Yardbirds, an English rock band in the 1960s, are responsible for launching the careers of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page? Each served a term ... Read more

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It's a Wrap: Trice time's the charm
This week, I have the sincere pleasure of reviewing an album from one of the most underrated rap veterans in the industry. Obie Trice seemed to have completely fallen off the radar after going quiet for six years since he released his last alb... Read more

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Canadian Music Week an exhausting blast
Being a Music Industry Arts student, I had the luxury of attending Toronto's Canadian Music Week. For those of you who don't know what that is, I shall start by simply saying... It rocks! Canadian Music Week is a fiveday event that inc... Read more

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My 15 Minutes With... The Creekside Strays poised to release new CD
It's been a little over a month since I last talked to the guys of The Creekside Strays — James Vinyard, guitarist and vocalist; Nic Cavaliere, bassist; and Justin Shorey, drummer. Since then, they have been playing shows around town... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: A new pair of (re)boots
Hot diggity dog! I've always wanted to start an article that way, but I've just never been jubilant enough to do so. However, in recent weeks, I've learned of an exciting development — nay, two exciting developments — th... Read more

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Reel Views: May the odds be ever in your favour during The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games (2012) The boom of the cannon signals the death of a fallen tribute as Katniss Everdeen fights to keep herself alive. The Hunger Games, based on the wildly popular trilogy of books by author Suzanne Collins, brings to the b... Read more

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Beauty Boy: High fashion and runway makeup artistry
A lot of people wonder why makeup artists are even needed for high fashion photo shoots and runway events because “it is so easy to apply some eyeliner and powder, right?” Well, if by “easy,” you mean applying black eyel... Read more

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What's your summer look?
Summer can be a very exciting time of the year. Cut-offs, cropped tops, sandals, bikinis, big-brimmed hats and a good summer bucket list; for us young college students, this is the weather most of us live for. However, usually what I see when ... Read more

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Eco-friendly fashion
March is host to Earth Hour, a measly hour dedicated to raising awareness with the hope of increasing environmental care. For some, Earth Hour has less of an impact on their routines, because as they maintain a lifestyle that incorporates envi... Read more

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Check it before you chuck it
Cars, CDs and egg cartons can all be green Audio players, cameras, modems, printers, televisions, amplifiers and vehicles — for all you tech junkies out there, there is a way to recycle all of your old technology so you can bring in th... Read more

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Eco-logical practices at Fanshawe
Fanshawe's school colour may be Pantone 185 red, but the College and the Student Union are taking real steps to become a bit more green. According to Sarah Van de Vooren, Environmental Program Coordinator at Fanshawe, nearly one million k... Read more

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Green up, Fanshawe!
Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and everyone is putting their winter gear into hibernation and dusting off their spring clothes... in MARCH? There is one little problem here; this may indicate the end of another school term, but this ... Read more

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Fun with composting
I'm sure that you've heard more than your fair share about how important it is to compost. Now more than ever in our ecologically focused society, recycling, green living and energy conservation are being integrated into everything fro... Read more

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Reel Views: Top 10 environmental movies
Environmentalism is a growing phenomenon in our society. Advertising marketing, books, television, movies and more have become focused on environmentally friendly living. If you're looking for a greener movie-watching experience, here are ... Read more

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Greening your plate
Finding ways to eat green can be difficult, especially when you're a student, but there are lots of ways to be environmentally aware when choosing what to eat, as well as, how and where you get your food. According to runner, author and bl... Read more

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Clean green (and save a little green while you're at it!)
April has arrived, and that means it's time for spring cleaning! Name brand cleaning products can get pretty expensive — why bother with those when you probably have plenty of excellent natural cleaners lying around your house? Clean... Read more

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Talking Cash: Earth and money - Both green, both need saving
It's Earth Week. Fortunately, environmental conservation and financial conservation tend to coincide, so there are many things you can do to conserve resources, financially and environmentally. There are an infinite amount of small things ... Read more

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New Brunswick biology professor raises concern over shrinking bat population
FREDERICTON (CUP) — Researchers, including those based at the faculty of biology at the University of New Brunswick, are searching for a way to explain and stop a phenomenon that has killed nearly seven million little brown bats in just ... Read more

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Health, Body and Fitness: Eating vegetarian
I have been a vegetarian for about 10 years, and for the past decade I have answered the same questions over and over again: how do you get enough protein? Are you eating properly? I have decided to set the record straight once and for all &md... Read more

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Commit to be fit
The school year is now winding down, and the unusual spring weather has everyone hitting the gym to prepare for an early beach season. Now that spring is here, it is time to make a commitment to something worth keeping throughout the entire ye... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You are an arrow drawn back against a taut bowstring. Your aim is true, but you can't hold this position forever. Release — when it happens — is the most exhilarating moment to experience. Taurus (... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies: Signs you might be a commitment-phobe
We all do things in life without rhyme or reason, which, to the people around, you may seem senseless and stupid. I'm not afraid to admit I've made bad decisions when it comes to relationships over the years. I have never regretted any... Read more

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Long Distance Love: When the distance isn't so long anymore
It's nearly here. The day you've both been waiting for! School, work or whatever else has been keeping you from your paramour is nearly over and you're looking forward to seeing the end of the long distance part of your relationship... Read more

Sports

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Greatness in the stars for 2013 Ford Taurus
The first Ford Taurus showed up in 1985 (as a 1986 model) and proved to be an instant success. In just one year, Ford had sold over 200,000 Taurus cars, and by 1989 that number had surpassed over one million units sold. Ford had not seen this ... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Puffing cigs will leave you puffing for air
The number of fitness enthusiasts out there who smoke is surprisingly high. I've seen many gym patrons having a post-workout cigarette instead of a shake, and I've seen them out and about lighting up every time they suck back a cold on... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Sting resigns, will the “real” Hogan take over?
There is yet another storyline regime change possibly happening on Impact Wrestling, and it is quite literally a case of “meet the new boss, same as the old boss.” Ever since Immortal lost control of the company, Sting has been the ... Read more

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NBA Watch: Squeaky bum time
It's been little over four months since the NBA lockout ended, and it's almost that time when we get a rough idea who's making the playoffs and who isn't going to. The league has entered into its fourth quarter and it's time... Read more

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Predicting NHL's award winners
The NHL season is drawing to a close, and I'm embarrassed to call myself a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Want to know how you can tell someone is a Leafs fan? They hate the Leafs. If the Chicago Cubs win the World Series this year, then the Lea... Read more

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NFL Czar: Mocking it up, part two
In the highly anticipated (and probably highly incorrect as well) NFL Czar's mock draft, picks 11 through 20 will feature some dropping talents and some reaches as well. The draft provides a shocker or two every year, so let's see what... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Toronto FC fails in first home game
Toronto FC took to BMO Field on March 24 just as they had any other season, it seems: with loads of promise and confidence. The result was a 3-0 loss to the hands of the San Jose Earthquakes. This match was also my first to take in from the st... Read more

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Around the OHL: A plus in London's lineup
Some say the Captain of the London Knights, Jarred Tinordi, has been playing under the radar, that: he has been underperforming in his second year with the London Knights. This year he has posted 16 points in 48 games, two of them were goals. ... Read more

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