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News

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Motion to grant college $10 million denied
City council's vote on whether to give Fanshawe College $10 million to help buy and revamp the Kingsmill building on July 29 resulted in a tie, meaning the motion was not endorsed. With Ward 9 councillor Dale Henderson absent, the co... Read more

New FANtastic student card
Time to throw out your old student card – the new all-access FAN card is here. The new card, which has been redesigned to match the new Fanshawe College branding, includes two new features: a London Transit Commission bus pass and ... Read more

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Debunking the "East of Adelaide" stigma
East of Adelaide: London's own Jane and Finch. Put an orange couch in a yard, and it could very well look like a scene from the TV series The Wire. But is East of Adelaide really as bad as everyone says it is? Adelaide Street i... Read more

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News you may have missed
1. Fanshawe College to buy Kingsmill building? Fanshawe College revealed a plan to purchase and revamp the Kingsmill department store located on Dundas Street across the Centre for Digital and Performance Arts in June. The plan, ... Read more

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College support staff get wage hike in tentative agreement
TORONTO (CUP) — Over 220,000 students won’t have to worry about chaos in Ontario colleges or face crossing noisy picket lines when school starts in September. The union representing 8,000 support staff has reached a tentative ... Read more

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Meet your 2014 FSU Executives
The Executive Council is responsible for representing the students on a variety of college wide committees. They also oversee the operations of the FSU. For more detailed information on duties and responsibilities, drop by the FSU office (SC20... Read more

Look for clubs the easy way; on an app
A newly graduated Carleton University engineering student and his childhood friends are making it easier for post-secondary students to find clubs and make friends. Elias Fare, founder of Campusgrids, regretted missing events and not mee... Read more

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Opinion

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Fork in the Road: To learn... to grow
Right before I met the man who would eventually become my husband, I had a chance encounter with one of my exes whom I used to be completely head over heels for. When I had first met this past flame of mine, I immediately felt a fiery attraction... Read more

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If only unpaid interns were this organized
KAMLOOPS (CUP) — When Canadian inmates banded together to sue the government over pay cuts, my initial reaction was surprise that their pay was significant enough in the first place for any cuts to really matter. According to an Aug.... Read more

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Israel/Palestine conflict: The one state solution
Unity might be the solution for the peoples’ reconciliation VANCOUVER — It is easy to label the erupting crisis in the Israel-Palestine corridor as a meaningless tragedy; in many ways, this is correct. What began as a small Isr... Read more

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You never forget your first time
It happens to everyone at a certain magical age. You’ve heard about it from your older peers, and your parents have probably even given you “the talk,” but now it’s time to experience what might be your first one ever. Th... Read more

ARTiculation: The wrong kind of right
“I couldn’t believe it when I saw it, that it was like, on our side,” Republican TV and radio personality, Glenn Beck sputters out like an overgrown kid about to meet his favourite Power Ranger. He’s introducing SAB... Read more

Lifestyles

Bobbyisms: All rise for Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Lately, I’ve been thinking about history – it was likely around this time 20 years ago that a young Dave Grohl was booking time at Robert Lang Studios in Seattle,... Read more

Beauty Boy: Back to school beauty: Metallics and spider lashes are back on trend
The new school year is about to begin, which means some exciting new beginnings are just around the corner. It also means that the fall season is almost here, which comes with some fresh makeup trends. We often get stuck in the same rout... Read more

Cinema Connoisseur: Sharknado 2 is fin-tastic
Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014) Unless you have been in solitary confinement over the past year (which studies show only 28 per cent of the readers of this column have been), you have heard of the Sharknado phenomenon. In July of 2... Read more

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Stop stressing silly, it's not good for you
The transition from high school to college and the competition for grades, relationships, career choice and many other aspects of the college environment can often be stressful and frustrating for many students. Reactions to various stres... Read more

Breaking the chains before they choked him out
Fed up by the fact that no record label wanted to sign him, rapper Classified started his own when he was a teenager. “I wanted to put my stuff out, and no label was trying to sign a 15-/16-year-old kid from Enfield,” said Cl... Read more

The Old Prince comes home
BET called him the “next rap genius.” Pitchfork said he was “spiritual without being preachy, righteous without being self-righteous, and human without sounding mundane.” Okayplayer said he had a “quick-witted tong... Read more

Turning up with A Tribe Called Red
Electronic group A Tribe Called Red is looking forward to turning the Fanshawe campus into a dance hot spot. The trio, comprised of Bear Witness, DJ NDN and DJ Shub, will be joining hip-hop artists Shad and Classified, taking to the stag... Read more

Boyhood is an authentic coming-of-age story
VANCOUVER — Growing up is a universal experience that everyone can relate to, but Richard Linklater’s latest film puts a new twist on the classic coming-of-age story. He decided in 2002 that he wanted to do a film about a boy which ... Read more

The Shopping Bag: Back to class chic
Well, here we are again back to school! It marks the end of summer the heavy load of balancing school, work, social life and looking somewhat presentable to your classes begins! It is a struggle to have time to put on makeup or put together th... Read more

Like a superhero: Local comic book artist nominated for award
When she was about six years old, Diana Tamblyn found a box filled with comic books from the ‘50s and ‘60s that belonged to her mother and uncles. From then on, she was hooked. “It was like striking gold,” the Lond... Read more

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How to survive your first year in res
Living in residence is the best way to meet people and practise your independence in your first year of college. It can be hard living away from home for the first time, but here are some tips to ensure you get the best out of your residence e... Read more

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The cheap bastard's (realistic) guide to saving money
Sell the junk you don’t use When moving into residence or your first apartment, you’ll probably come across a lot of junk you don’t use. The best thing to do is sell it on websites like Kijiji. You’d be surprised... Read more

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School clubs: How and why you should start one
Starting a club at school is easy, and if you don’t feel like starting one, there’s plenty around to join. Every school year will have at least a couple days where clubs set up booths in front of the book store (in F building near t... Read more

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10 things to do in your first year of college
1. Wait to buy your books This was my very first mistake… It started out when received my letter telling me what books I needed to buy for my courses. I went online and ordered them all right away. I spent almost $1,000 on books ... Read more

Bust outta campus and bus into the city
4A AND 4B OXFORD EAST The Oxford East bus is one of the busiest buses you’ll encounter in the school year. It travels down Oxford Street, takes a left down Richmond and continues well into the south end of London before ending... Read more

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FSU FAQs
At the beginning of September, the staff at the Fanshawe Student Union is swamped with questions from students. Here are the most common queries that staffers Tiffany Kicks and Emma-Lee Zekveld have heard during their years at the FSU. What ... Read more

Fashion on Richmond Row
Richmond Row, the stretch of Richmond Street between Oxford and Queens, is home to tons of restaurants, bars and shops. It’s the place to go when you’re in search of something to funkify your wardrobe. (For a full list of shops on the ... Read more

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Five things I wish I knew...
Parents are always right, the saying goes. While I might not be a parent, I have been in your place a few years ago, and what a different and expensive place it is. So, looking back on my post-secondary experience, here are five things I wish ... Read more

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Apps for a stress-free school year
College maybe the greatest time of your life, or so they say, but it also comes with a bunch of responsibilities, especially if you live on your own or with roommates. You have to remember to pay your bills on time and do grocery shopping, take... Read more

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Success in a bottle
VICTORIA - Though it only takes a day to make a week’s worth of Mylkmaid almond milk, it took five years before Kiley McLean finally rented a kitchen and started to grind. “I knew I wanted to do my own thing” said McLean, whos... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You feel shallow and in the moment, but it looks good on you. If something wasn’t put here for your enjoyment, you still find a way to have fun with it. Keep track of the new things that appeal to you. ... Read more

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Cory Branan: The No-Hit Wonder
This summer, southern-bred cowpunk artist Cory Branan dropped his sophomore album that is sure to be an instant hook for those who enjoy a little southern twang with an upbeat pulse. Each song stands on its own, creating a dynamic album with fas... Read more

Comics
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7 crazy nights
The school year has started, the students have all settled in and there is one thing on most of their minds: “It’s time to party!” London offers a wide variety of bars and pubs for students to quench their thirst, socialize and do... Read more

Sports

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Coaches' corner: A sneak peek into varsity sports this year
With the academic year coming to a fast start, the athletics department at Fanshawe is also gearing up for another exciting year. With Humber College being a strong competitor all across the board, head coaches, Athletic Officer, Ernie Duroche... Read more

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Premier League ponderings: A look into the new season
And we’re back! A new Premier League Season is upon us and damn, does it have a lot to do if it’s going to live up to the spectacle that we witnessed last year. As always there have been massive changes all throughout the lea... Read more

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Motoring: BMW a great bang for your buck?
It was very early on a Sunday morning. The sun had just come up, and what sat in front of me was a familiar two-lane black top, which is quite smooth and has no interrupting driveways. While I always adhere to the laws of the road, this e... Read more

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University of Ottawa Quidditch players competed for Team Canada
OTTAWA (CUP) - Team Canada competed in the 2014 Global Quidditch Games and the University of Ottawa was well represented. Team Canada picked up the bronze medal at the Global Quidditch Games. Team USA won gold and the Drop Bears of Austr... Read more

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