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Off the Radar: What's going on in the world
The last Off the Radar edition of this school year is not optimistic - neither is it romantic in its pessimism. Read this article

Help a good cause while having fun
The Forest City Cycling Challenge is your chance to get fit while supporting the community. Read this article

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Enjoy a Career in Developmental Services with Middlesex Community Living
Sponsored by Middlesex Community Living
Middlesex Community Living is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that supports adults with developmental disabilities in the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc. It partners with people to realize their value as full, contributing citizens in their community. Read this article

Western students say perseverance, community got them through a difficult school year.
The transition to online classes, social isolation and increased mental health struggles over the past year has been a challenge for university students across the country. Read this article
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Western mandates three-layer masks on-campus, says cloth masks insufficient
Western will no longer accept cloth face masks as suitable protection from COVID-19 while on campus. Read this article
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Huron students' council condemns college's proposed split from Western
Huron's students' council spoke out against their colleges' plan to end its formal affiliation with Western University. Read this article
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Quaran-tunes celebrates Fanshawe students and alums
On the one year anniversary of the lockdown that ended in-person learning, Fanshawe College released Quaran-tunes. Read this article

New state-of-the-art Oral Health Clinic a win
Fanshawe College has a newly renovated, state of the art, Oral Health Clinic for dental students to help out their studies. Read this article

A farewell from Fanshawe's second-year collaborative nursing students
Fanshawe's nursing collaborative program has nurtured wonderful nursing students who are passionate and caring as they move on to the next part of their nursing career. Read this article

Off the Radar: What's going on in the world
This week in Off the Radar: Ex-president arrested in Bolivia, an historical inquiry to be held in Australia and a missing president in Tanzania. Read this article

45 cases linked with outbreak involving Western students
Twenty-three additional COVID-19 cases have been linked to the outbreak connected to 10 student house parties, bringing the total to 45 cases. Read this article
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Rare meteorite discovered in U.K. with Western's help
An extremely rare meteorite fell on Earth on Feb. 28, and Western University researchers played a key role on its recovery. Read this article

Endometriosis Awareness Month draws attention to women's health
Show your support for endometriosis awareness this month and wear a yellow ribbon or shirt! Read this article

Fanshawe promotes innovation through upcoming events
Fanshawe's Research and Innovation Day takes place virtually this year, as part of Fanshawe's Innovate 2021 program. Read this article

Fanshawe College announces plans for the fall
Fanshawe College has announced its plan to expand in person learning for the upcoming fall term. Read this article

Ricardo Souza wins FSU election
Ricardo Souza is the next president of the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU). Read this article

FSU Election candidates
Meet the candidates running in the FSU and Board of Governors elections, running March 15 to March 17, 2021. Read this article

Western plans for on-campus COVID-19 vaccine site fall through
Tentative plans for an on-campus COVID-19 vaccination site have fallen through after consultations with the MLHU and the city. Read this article
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Off the Radar: What's going on in the world
New advancements in HIV, a wall between Dominican Republic and Haiti, and a new Renaissance masterpiece. Read this article

Province announces free tuition for PSW students
Up to 6,000 students training to be PSWs in Ontario can get free tuition as part of the new Accelerated PSW Training Program. Read this article

New Fanshawe College partnership connecting military-connected students with trade jobs
Fanshawe College has partnered with Helmets to Hardhats to help connect military students to the trades. Read this article

A look into London's mass vaccination plan
The Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU) is opening new vaccine clinics and expanding eligibility. Read this article

Expert: More time at home means higher risk of fires
If you've been hearing sirens more often in London recently, you're not alone. There have been 103 fatal house fires in Ontario in 2020, and already 25 fatal fires in Ontario so far this year. Read this article

Want your voice heard when it comes to energy?
A Vancouver-based organization, Student Energy, is asking for your help in making your voice heard. Read this article

Director, coordinator running for FSU president
It's been a challenging year, but students are forging ahead by taking part in the 2021 Fanshawe Student Union elections. Read this article

Are student politics more tedious than titillating?
What place does student politics have in our world? Read this article

Western's Indigenized astronomy course uses science as a gateway to Indigenous culture
Western is home to one of Canada's only Indigenized astronomy courses, balancing traditional Indigenous and Eurocentric approaches to science. Read this article
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Graduate students' society joins call for chancellor Linda Hasenfratz's resignation
The Society of Graduate Students published an open letter calling for the immediate resignation of Western's chancellor Linda Hasenfratz after her vacation abroad over the winter break. Read this article
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Off the Radar: What's going on in the world
The plurality of points of view is fundamental to understanding what's happening around us. Read this article

Fanshawe Doula students offer free virtual sessions
Students of Fanshawe's Doula Studies program are reaching out to the community to offer free online sessions for parents and parents-to-be. Read this article

Speaker Leroy Hibbert gives talk on understanding Black history
February is Black History Month, when people from Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. honour and learn about the historical events of Black history and reflect on how it all led to where Black people are today. Read this article

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