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Robert Downey Jr. not just Tony Stark
When Fanshawe College professor Erin MacDonald was looking for a book to read about actor Robert Downey Jr., she couldn’t find any. “Being a fan and an academic, I was looking for things to read about his performances, and I wa... Read more

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Municipal election: The results are in
Former Ward 7 councillor Matt Brown was elected mayor on October 27 along with 11 new council members and three re-elected councillors. Brown was elected with over 57 per cent of the vote, beating opponent Paul Cheng by nearly 26,000 votes... Read more

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Nearly half of Ontario colleges have a fall reading week, so why doesn't Fanshawe?
While Fanshawe College students were busy attending classes and doing assignments on the week of October 19, thousands of students from 10 of Ontario’s 24 public colleges had the week off. According to Gary Lima, Fanshawe’s vic... Read more

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Start the conversation at Ladies Night November 4
Personal development coach and motivational speaker Nova Browning Rutherford is making at stop at Fanshawe College to talk to the ladies on campus November 4 at The Out Back Shack. Sorry fellas, you’re not invited. Browning Ruther... Read more

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Agreement signed for First Nations Studies to continue at Western
Fanshawe College’s First Nations Studies and Western University’s First Nations Studies programs have signed an articulation agreement on October 23, allowing Fanshawe students to transfer credits towards the degree at Western. ... Read more

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Movember: Month of mighty Mos
Like years past, the Fanshawe Student Union will be forming a team with Fanshawe students for this year’s Movember fundraising campaign. Because registration for 2013 was poor, the FSU decided to focus on approaching students differe... Read more

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Rock your Mocs coming to Fanshawe next week
Fanshawe College’s First Nations Centre will be hosting its first Rock your Mocs event between noon and 2 p.m. on November 10 at Forwell Hall. First Nations Studies student Frazer Philips will be explaining different styles of powwow... Read more

Opinion

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The real threat of international terrorism
On October 22, Canadian news was cycling word of what we thought would never happen. Two days after a soldier was killed in Quebec, another one was killed by a lone individual possessing a rifle while on ceremonial guard duty at the National War... Read more

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Walmart selling 'fat girl costumes'
Why is “fat” still a derogatory label? If you were to search the term “plus size costume” on Walmart’s website last week, you would have been met with the category “fat girl costumes” rather than &ldq... Read more

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How far is far enough?
In the wake of the horrific attacks on a Canadian military personnel on October 22, the Canadian government is attempting to reassure people that steps are being taken to prevent acts of terrorism. The unfortunate reality is that there is little... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Collage catastrophe
Following our wedding, my husband and I did the customary thing of getting photos printed up for our parents. Though my dad is not typically the sentimental type, he wanted me to make him a collage. When my brother and I were still “an... Read more

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ARTiculation: Does character affect artwork?
We’ve been seeing it a lot lately – stories emerging about individuals in the entertainment industry and their personal lives. We saw it when NFL player Ray Rice was caught being the aggressor in a domestic abuse case and when Michae... Read more

Lifestyles

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Law Talk: How are eviction orders enforced?
While a landlord alone cannot force a tenant to move out, the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) can issue an Eviction Order requiring that the tenant vacate the rental unit. However, it is not the LTB that enforces the order. An enforcement office... Read more

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The Shopping Bag: Ripped denim makes a comeback
Denim has been around since the 18th century and has dominated the fashion and clothing industry since, always in style and evolving. Denim silhouettes are always changing as well colours and rise. Silhouettes have changed drastically from... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Release some of that pent-up energy before you hurt yourself. The heat of your anger can also work as the warmth of compassion. Bring positive change to the powerless or less fortunate. Taurus (April 20 -... Read more

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Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker
This week’s comic book, Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker by Ed Piskor, was recommended by Brahm Wiseman at Heroes Comics. Wizzywig is a play on the acronym, “What You See Is What You Get”, but Wizzywig is anything b... Read more

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Android 5.0 Lollipop: A brief look at Android's new OS
Android has just recently announced their new operating system with a few new concepts up its sleeve to rival Apple’s iOS 8. Let’s take a quick look at what is new. Design The best way to describe the design of past Andro... Read more

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How do you define 'saint'
At its core, St. Vincent is a story about humanity. The grimy parts that we turn our eyes from in sorrow and helplessness. The ugly parts we grudgingly acknowledge as problems before forgetting, if we allow ourselves to see them at all. The be... Read more

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Reel Life: What ever happened to the Zuckers?
As long as something exists, someone will disapprovingly or lovingly mock it for what it is. Parody by definition doesn’t have to be funny, but when paired with movie, it immediately invokes a dozen Airplane! and “Don’t call ... Read more

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Swamp Thing Vol. 1: Saga of the Swamp Thing review
It would be hard to approach Halloween and not think about some of the classic movie monsters – creatures like Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, and of course the Swamp Thing. The Swamp Thing has had several incarnations since his 19... Read more

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A very dark chocolate factory
Primus has been around for 30 years now, and in that time the band has been called everything from funk-rock to psychedelic polka. These dark-humoured rockers have been so difficult to classify over the decades that a new genre was created... Read more

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Wardrobe essentials: The little black dress
Having variety in your wardrobe can often be difficult on a student budget. The key to optimizing your wardrobe without breaking the bank is to focus on essentials that you can mix and match with other pieces to create new looks. A serious... Read more

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Five fun and frugal date ideas
Now that we are more than halfway through our first term of the year, most of you have formed new friendships, cliques or relationships. Dating on a student budget can be challenging and hold some people back due to lack of finances. Here ... Read more

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Bobbyisms: HIGHS on the ball
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Now that the Foo Fighters’ documentary Sonic Highways has made its debut on television, we’re finally getting a glimpse into the new record of the same name, due ... Read more

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Gaming The System: Ripped of: When games plagiarize (part one)
Inspiration is a concept that humanity has practically built itself on entirely. It’s just how close to the original as something can get before people are willing to call it out for blatant theft. And of course, in a medium that rew... Read more

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From under the counter: The duo, Hunter Gatherer
No one in the London music scene blends so many sounds into one cohesive release as Hunter Gatherer does in its raw and low-fi self-titled cassette tape. It’s a fantastic release and it’s no surprise that it’s been getting the... Read more

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Sports

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OCAA honours Fanshawe
The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) honoured two of Fanshawe’s men’s baseball players and two women’s softball players with a League All Star Award. Two of those students are Rachel Dotzert, an all-around fema... Read more

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Topic: 2015 BMW M3 and M4
Being a follow-up act is not easy, especially if it comes after what can only be described as perfection. That is exactly how I felt about the previous, E90/E92 series of the BMW M3 sedan and coupe. BMW did a masterful job with the fourth-gene... Read more

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Falcon spotlight: Shortstop Paul Lytwynec
On October 16 the OCAA announced Fanshawe Falcon’s shortstop Paul Lytwynec would receive a League All-Star award for his efforts during the 2014 men’s baseball season. Lytwynec lead the league in both hits (29) and doubles (seven). P... Read more

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Falcon Corner
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London Lightning releases its roster
With a quick media conference at the end of October, the London Lightning laid down the first pieces of its 2014-15 National Basketball League of Canada campaign, by revealing its roster. While many of the players may not be with the team by t... Read more

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