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Interrobang issue for Friday, October 12th, 2018

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Fanshawe and CMHA partner for crisis support centre
For the month of October, Fanshawe students will be able to access the crisis support centre run by Fanshawe's Counselling and Accessibility services with the Canadian Medical Health Association (CMHA). Read more

Sustainability Fair will teach students about living an earth-friendly lifestyle
As part of Canada's Waste Reduction Week, Fanshawe is hosting its own Sustainability Fair from Oct. 15 to 21. Read more

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities tours Fanshawe
The Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities visited Fanshawe last week to tour the College's skilled trades facilities. Read more

London Votes: What mayoral candidates are saying about preventing sexual violence in the city
The Interrobang asked several of London's mayoral candidates how they plan to prevent sexual violence and make the city a safer community for everyone. Read more

tbk Creative awarded Consumer Choice Award for fourth consecutive year
This year, tbk Creative has won the Consumer Choice award for the fourth consecutive year. Read more

Solar panels to be installed on campus buildings
Construction has begun on the installation of solar panels to the sides of buildings B, C, D, as well as Falcon House and Peregrine House residences. Read more

London Comic Con is coming to town
With much anticipation for the 5th annual London Comic Con running Oct. 26 to 28, officials of the event are preparing for their biggest year. Read more

Trauma and Treatment weekend returns to Fanshawe this month
Trauma and Treatment weekend will be back at Fanshawe on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20. Read more



From the Editor
This issue happens to be our sustainability and waste issue. There are a number of key and important features that cover a wide array of topics. Read more

Miami is sinking: Catastrophe and paralysis
Caring for the Earth is one thing, but taking as many steps, both big and small to actually make a difference is key to trying to save the environment. Read more

Plastic straws are harming the environment
In the past year there has been a lot of attention on the negative impacts of single-use plastic straws. Read more


Forest City Film Festival continues to grow
After two years of building a solid foundation, 2018 promises to be an 'establishing' year for the Forest City Film Festival, according to executive director and founder Dorothy Downing. Read more

London brewing company hosts craft beer festival to celebrate local beers
London Brewing Company is hosting the first year of the Truly Local Craft Beer Festival on Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Read more

Fanshawe alumna wins MusiCounts 2018 Scholarship
Graduate of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program, Jenna Bjornson was recently awarded the prestigious MusiCounts 2018 Scholarship. Read more

MIA alumnus Cameron Jericho releases debut EP Starlight
After several years of heavy involvement in the London music scene, Cameron Jericho, a graduate of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program, released his debut EP Starlight just last month. Read more

Unfriended: Dark Web
After the great success this movie franchise saw back in 2014, the second installment, Unfriended: Dark Web, has now been released worldwide. Read more


Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Listen and observe and you will know instinctively how best to respond as well as make the best choice for you. Read more

What you should know about animal shelters versus online breeders
Pets are a wonderful addition to many families. Finding the perfect new addition to the family can be hard for some, but easy for others. Read more

Lucy DeCoutere talks about resilience at Fanshawe's REDTALKS lecture series
Lucy DeCoutere spoke to Fanshawe students and staff about resiliency earlier this month as part of the College's REDTALKS leader lecture series. Read more

Health and Fitness: Learn about Acro Yoga
Acro Yoga is a unique and interesting way to move your body and have fun at the same time. This kind of exercise is coming to Fanshawe on October 22. Read more

Composting helps more than it smells
Composting helps the environment: it is organic material that is used as organic fertilizer. Currently London does not have a green bin program because of its high costs. An average household would need to spend $35 per year on garbage pickup. Read more

Six ways to be more ecofriendly as a student
Almost everyone knows the importance of being green. However, it can be hard to actively ecofriendly while you'íre busy with school. Read more

Six ecofriendly alternatives for everyday objects
Canadians produce a shocking amount waste in year. According to a study in 2009 Canada produced 1712.99 pounds of garbage per citizen. You could produce 4.6 pounds of waste a day when roughly 1.5 pounds of that waste is compostable or recyclable. Read more

Going places while going green: Environmentally friendly transportation
Automobiles account for a major portion of greenhouse gas and other pollutions released into the environment every day. It's therefore important if you commute regularly to look into methods of travel that reduce the carbon footprint caused by vehicles. Read more

Some neat organic and vegan friendly eateries in London
Making ethical decisions has never been more delicious and simple. London is a wealth of organic food, grown locally and ethically. Become a vegan warrior and join the movement with some of Interrobang's local spots in town. Read more

How start living with Zero Waste
Zero waste is a minimalist lifestyle of having as little waste as possible. Living zero waste won’t be an over night transformation. You can however, start making small steps to work your way all the way down to zero. Read more

Fanshawe sustainability initiatives on campus
The sustainability duo, Ivan Walker and Amanda Whittingham, are the fix it, clean it, park it and green it people at Fanshawe. Walker has been the Senior Manager, Facilities Operations and Sustainability for five years and Amanda Whittingham has been the Sustainability Coordinator for two years. Read more

Cheaper ways to get your fruit and veggies
One of the most lacking parts of a student's diet tends to be their intake of fruits and vegetables. They tend to spoil much quicker than other products, and buying in bulk doesn't bold well on the money pockets. Read more


Motoring: Trying out the 2018 Lincoln Continental RSP
The 2018 Lincoln Continental RSP may not be the best car in the fuel department, but its style and smooth drive make it worth testing out. Read more

Outdoors club gives students chance to escape the city: Club provides recreational activities throughout the year
There are many clubs here at the University of Ottawa, catering to every possible interest a student might have, and the outdoors club is just one of them. Read more

Fanshawe's cross country and soccer varsity teams on a positive roll
The Falcons' cross country and soccer teams are moving up in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) ranking. Read more

Fanshawe golf teams make historic strides at OCAA Provincial Championships
Fanshawe's men's and women's Falcons golf teams made history last week at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Provincial Golf Championships. Read more

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