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Meet the FSU Executive Election candidates
The Fanshawe Student Union Executive election and Board of Governors election will run from 9 am on Monday, March 10th, 2014 through 2 pm on Thursday, March 13th, 2014. Login to FanshaweOnline during that time to cast your ballot. There will also be ... Read more

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Text later, arrive alive
Put down your phones while you're driving, because fines are increasing from $155 to $280 effective March 18. Ministry of Transportation spokesperson Bob Nichols said the increase comes with texting and driving continuing to be a prevalent... Read more

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Seed Your Startup helps businesses bloom
Spring is nearly here (we hope), and flowers aren't the only things starting to sprout up. BizInc's third annual Seed Your Startup business pitch event is breathing life into local post-secondary students' business ideas, and they ... Read more

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Culinary students a success in food show
Seven Culinary students competed in the Escoffier Society of Toronto's Culinary Salon competition at the CRFA Food Show in Toronto in early March. Instead of taking a trip to Cabo or relaxing in their hometowns, the students were in cookin... Read more

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Artists create to support local schools
Four rounds, 15 local artists, 37 original works, one champion. April 24 will bring the second annual fundraiser, The Brush Off, to The London Regional Children's Museum. The Brush Off promises to be a wonderful night of fun, laughter and ... Read more

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Pet ownership doesn't end in summer months
Many students like the idea of having a house pet for the school months. Since there are so many cats around, it is quite easy for a student to adopt or purchase a kitten or a cat. These animals are given a home in the first couple months of s... Read more

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Students, you've got one more paper to turn in
Canada's deadline to file individual income tax and benefit returns is April 30, but you've probably already learned that you shouldn't wait until the last minute to hand in your work. April is a busy time for students. Not only ar... Read more

Opinion

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The bare minimum wage
Chris Rock used to tell a joke about working at Burger King for minimum wage. He said that working for minimum wage was like having a manager come up to you and saying, “Hey if I could pay you less, I would, but it's against the law.&r... Read more

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Notes From Day Seven: Snapshots of the Ukraine
Video clips of United States President Obama speaking out against Russia have not been hard to find lately. He says that Russian President Putin should not be forcing his will on the people of the Ukraine while they look down the barrel of a Rus... Read more

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Law Talk: All about your Residential Lease
Most tenants in Ontario who rent houses or apartments are in leases (“tenancy agreements”) covered by the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). A written tenancy is recommended, but is not the only way to make an agreement. Oral agreemen... Read more

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Finding you again
From the deepest depths of hurt and misery, it is hard to find your way to the surface. It's a bitter sting when you feel rejection. You may think there will never be another individual who connects with you as the one who left. I tasted th... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Luck be a lady tonight
A number of years ago, life was giving me a rough go and in my case, the expression, “when it rains, it pours,” certainly was an apt description. Within a one-month span, my near decade-long relationship fell into shambles (and accor... Read more

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ARTiculation: Laying down the tracks for creativity
Trains certainly have whimsical allure to an artist. We conjure images of great men that have created great things hitting the rails to travel from destination to destination, in search of inspiration and a good, stiff drink. We imagine Kerouac ... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: The sound of science
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. A lot of attention was paid recently to the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' American network television premiere on the Ed Sullivan Show in February, and understandably... Read more

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Nate Phelps on cult life and extreme religion
WINDSOR (CUP) - Nate Phelps left home the day he turned 18 and has pursued a path his father probably deems hell worthy, committing himself to fighting the extremism infamous Westboro Baptist Church pastor and his own father, Fred Phelps, repr... Read more

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The Shopping Bag: What to wear to the CAISA fashion show
The CAISA Fashion Show is a spectacular event that showcases and promotes local dancers, designers and talent, and all proceeds are dedicated to raising money for the Children's Health Foundation. CAISA features a new avantgarde theme in ... Read more

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Fashion for a cause
It's that time of year again: the CAISA Fashion Show takes place on March 15 at Centennial Hall (550 Wellington St.), doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7. Each year, the CAISA fashion show celebrates local talent through a showca... Read more

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Beauty Boy: The power of exfoliating
One of the key steps when it comes to skincare is exfoliating your skin. There are two types of exfoliators, and both have similar benefits: sloughing off dead skin cells, cleaning out pores and revealing a fresh surface of skin so that your s... Read more

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A call to Arms makes groundbreaking TV
AMC is the television station that has brought us such hits as Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead, some of the most acclaimed and popular series of all time. These programs have given us many thrills, chills and blood spills. There is ... Read more

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G33K LYFE: Television's top antiheroes
Having lost a large part of my Reading Week absorbed in season two of House of Cards, I found myself reflecting how some of the most compelling television of the last decade has followed the actions of some truly terrible people, thrusting the... Read more

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Gaming the System: Port of Call: The best version you can play
It's business; unless you've hammered out a sweet deal with some company, you're going to want to have your multi-million-dollar game make the rounds on more than just one platform. With hardware differences, no two versions of a g... Read more

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Simple tips for an easy move
It's nearly that time of year again, when students pack up the dorm rooms they've been living in for the past eight (or more) months and bring everything they own back to their childhood homes. Moving — the worst, most stressful ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Try channeling any anger into increased motivation and dedication. The Virgo Moon puts incredible powers at your disposal. With a positive attitude, you can make wonderful changes. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) ... Read more

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Reading Between The Lines: Writing for readability
Having dreams and aspirations is important. It's just that when those dreams and aspirations tend to fall on the creative and artistic side of things is when the flow of jumbled, messy ideas should be stemmed in favour of organizing though... Read more

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The Sharing Shop birthday
The Sharing Shop celebrated its sweet 16th birthday on March 5 with a celebration in Forwell Hall. Created as a response to OSAP changes that left some students without money to buy food, the Sharing Shop was an initiative by Fanshawe's Counsel... Read more

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Tumble down the rabbit hole
Enter a world where no two nights are ever the same. Running from March 7 to 29 at The Arts Project (203 Dundas St.), White Rabbit, Red Rabbit invites audiences to catch the rabbit once or even all 12 times. Leap of Fate Theatre in association... Read more

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Reel Life: Format wars! Battles waged, won and lost
It's a story as old as Tesla and Edison's AC-DC electric war; when there's a product in need of delivery, the fight between inventors trying to make their system the established method of delivering said product is inevitable. The 2... Read more

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Eye on Campus
Fanshawe College's second-year Fine Art students are excited to present their Don't Stop e Dance art show at e Arts Project (203 Dundas St.) from March 11 to 15. e walls of e Arts Project will be lined by 23 students' art pieces f... Read more

Sports

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Lightning Watch: Lightning strike in different ways
Many hands make light work. The London Lightning proved that last season. With some incredible team cohesion, the Lightning routinely passed the ball around other teams. Their 24 assists per game average in the 2012/3 National Basketball Leag... Read more

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Health Habit of the Week: Sleepy students
Q. How much sleep do I need each night to function well at school? The adequate amount of sleep would be about eight hours. You do not need any more than that. Less sleep will affect your mood, nutrition, health and functioning as a student... Read more

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B-ball players honoured by OCAA
The Ontario College Athletics Association (OCAA) honoured three basketball players from the men's and women's teams when they handed out the 2014 league awards. Ali Vlasman, a rookie from the women's team, was honoured with being ... Read more

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Knights finding scoring touch at right time
Eleven wins out of a possible 12 in February. That's a statement in any sporting league, let alone the Ontario Hockey League. The London Knights appear to have found a groove of late. Is it helpful? Yes. Will it be of much use in the near ... Read more

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Premier League Ponderings: Premier League roller coaster
The Premier League has been a busy place since my last column, but is taking a breather this weekend in order to accommodate the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, allowing a chance to catch up and take a look at what has happened over the last cou... Read more

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Motoring: New Volvo S60 a snow leopard in wintry conditions
The current guise of the Volvo S60 has been with us for a number of years now, so it's about time it got a refresh. Thankfully, Volvo was thinking the exact same thing, and for 2014, they have tweaked the exterior and made a few changes in... Read more

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Ottawa university hockey team suspended after some members allegedly involved in sexual assault
OTTAWA (CUP) - The University of Ottawa has suspended its men's varsity hockey program due to allegations that certain members of the team, the Gee Gees, were involved in a sexual assault. According to Thunder Bay police, some team member... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Plan to achieve
I want you to be healthy and I want to help you stay healthy. I'm going to tell you how to do this in a few steps. I will not promise you amazing results; you need to do that for yourself. If you choose to follow my advice, amazing results ... Read more

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