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Interrobang articles by Samantha Kaczala

Fanshawe professor receives paramedic award
Alan Batt, Fanshawe Paramedic faculty member, has been chosen as the 2018 recipient for the Paramedic Association of Canada's Paramedic Award of Excellence for Leadership and Community Building. Read more

Superheroes of Anime
Superheroes have hit a big boom within pop culture, their stories being made into new blockbuster movies and television series. But comic book heroes aren't the only ones out there. Anime features its own set of heroes too. Read more

Get your geek fix in London
What might be surprising for any nerds or geeks in London is that the city actually has a large amount of stores dedicated to selling pop culture goods, boasting more than five stores in the downtown area alone. Read more

Where lies become salvation in Itsuwaribito
Can you save a life with a lie? How about a hundred? A thousand? For the manga Itsuwaribito, these are the questions that will be answered. Read more

Question the truths and lies in Persona 5
I have been a fan of Atlus' Persona game series for many years. Each installment has gotten better and better, and what once was a game with a small cult following has expanded into a fanbase that stretches to the corners of the globe. Read more

Five Steam games for a college student's budget
Nowadays, video games are costing a steep price. Add on having to buy consoles, like the Switch and you have a monumental amount of money that no student in the midst of debt can afford Read more

The truths of a drag queen: Getting to know Nicki Nastasia
The Interrobang spoke to Dom Montes, known in drag as Nicki Nastasia, about life as a drag queen, what it means to be one and to clear up misconceptions about drag queens and how they differ from people who identify as transgender. Read more

Third time's a charm for FSU drag show
ProjectBE Event Productions, a LGBTQ+ community based in southwestern Ontario, in collaboration with the FSU is bringing back its popular event, What a Drag, to Fanshawe College once more on Feb.14. Read more

Look forward to some awesome anime this winter
The New Year is here and with it comes new anime for those with a passion for it. The time is ripe to cozy up with your tablet or laptop and take a gander at some of the new shows this winter season. Read more

Job hunting within Fanshawe
You've scoured through all the newspapers. Looked at all the job sites for your area. Dropped off your resume at dozens of places. But still no call has come in to give you hope of being hired.  Read more

Dos and Don'ts of Resumes and Cover Letters
Writing out a cover letter and resume can be stressful knowing that a potential employer will be judging you on what is written on them. How do you make the cover letter and resume look professional? Read more

Nintendo Labo: An innovative DIY carboard marvel
Nintendo recently announced their newest equipment to enhancing play with Nintendo's newest Switch console. Meet Nintendo Labo, every cardboard building project from your childhood brought to a new technological extreme. Read more

Ford's exoskeleton suit is quickly becoming the company's own version of the Iron Man suit
Within the last year, the Ford Motor Company has been working with Ekso Bionics in creating a new super-suit for it's employees at their manufacturing plants in the United States. Read more

Working up a sweat, gamer style
For years, video games have transcended the sole use of controllers. Only your hands were required to move around the device to play the game. However, now some video games implement the whole body, giving players the ability to exercise while appreciating a fun game. Read more

Fanshawe's Gary Curtis, receives an Outstanding Educator award from OACETT
Gary Curtis, a Fanshawe civil engineering professor, recently received a prestigious award for his contributions in educating civil engineering students. Read more

Games to make you happy this holiday
Take an adventure into fantastical worlds during the holiday with new video games out this winter season. Read more

Book lover's guide for this holiday season
Winter is the best time of year to curl up with a book on a cold night with a cup of warm cocoa. Why not enjoy one of the books from this list of recommendations this holiday season? Read more

Why fans should invest in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Massive Pokemon fan? Have all the games out so far? If you do then you might want to get your gamer claws into the new Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon which came out this past November. Read more

London Police Service reveals results from Operation Impact
London Police Service (LPS) participated in Operation Impact as part of the national initiative to make Canada's roads the safest in the world. Read more

Explore the expansive wilderness in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
This may be a few months after the hype of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild made its debut on the Nintendo Switch and Wii U, but that doesn’t mean the impact of the game needs to die down. Read more

Organic tea: Good for your health and the environment
Tea is an ancient drink that many have drunk for centuries for its soothing taste and medicinal properties. In the wake of the modern era, however, tea has been polluted by the production of technology. The use of pesticides and chemically produced tea bags have created some drinks harmful for human consumption Read more

Preserving the Environment in London
Love nature? Want to give back to the environment? Then try getting involved with one of these pro-active environmental groups in the London-Middlesex area to promote going green. Read more

On campus services that help mental health
To help deal with anxiety and stress, Fanshawe College provides services to help find ways to conquer the stress. The largest service for mental health on campus is the Counselling and Accessibility Services department. Read more


How to unwind from stress
There is a tight ball of anxiety in your belly. A nauseous feeling is creeping up your throat. There is a reason you feel this way. The school work you have sitting on your desk isn't done and you have a huge test coming up in a week. Read more

Five anime to look forward this fall
Fall is now upon us and that means new anime for this coming fall 2017 season. Along with many continuations of awesome series like My Hero Academia and the second season of Hozuki no Reitatsu, there are many new titles to enjoy in this upcoming autumn. Read more

Debut of AIAI's Indigenous comic at Forest City Comicon
On Sept. 23, the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) debuted the group's educational indigenous comic book outside indigenous communities and organizations for the first time at London's Forest City Comicon. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus' company ranks high on 2017 Canadian wide business list
In PROFIT Magazine and Canadian Business' 29th annual PROFIT 500 competition, London's very own Arcane ranked 41 among the fastest growing companies in Canada, according to an Arcane press release. Read more

Coconut oil: The Magic Serum
Coconut oil can be used in an assortment of ways as a natural and healthier replacement to some of the foods, oils and chemicals people eat or use. Read more

Manga review: In/Spectre
For manga fans out there, here is a series for you to check out. In/Spectre is a series of paranormal intrigue by author Kyo Shirodaira and artist Chashiba Katase. Read more

Death Note: Adaptation not living up to fan expectations
On Aug. 25, an American live action adaption on the highly acclaimed anime series Death Note, was released onto Netflix. Read more

Sexual Related Terms: Fandom Style
When works in the fan-based (fandom) community contain relationships and sexual content, we geeks have the right terms to categorize what you are viewing or reading Read more

What Exactly is Menstruation?
For women who might not remember their health studies, menstruation is the shedding of the thickened uterine lining that comes out of the vagina as a thickened blood or blood clots. Read more

Where to get your food in London
A guide to finding great food and produce around London. The Out Back Shack - a bar and restaurant that serves affordable roadhouse style. Students can enjoy a wide range of events that OBS holds throughout the year. Read more

Tapas: A place to read or publish
Tapas offers all that you want. With a great community of authors and artists, anyone searching for a new comic or novel to read will love Tapas. Read more

The woes of post-secondary education
College can be a liberating time for freshman. You are finally out from under the control of your parents and have a schedule that doesn't necessarily require you to be stuck in class eight hours straight. Read more


Fanshawe becomes Polytechnics Canada member
Fanshawe College is the newest member of Polytechnics Canada, a Canadian national association of elite colleges and institutes of technology. Read more

Construction updates to Fanshawe's downtown campus
Fanshawe representatives and community members held a press conference in the Good Foundation Theatre of the downtown campus, the Centre for Digital and Performance Arts (CDPA), to discuss updates on the progress of the construction of the new downtown London campus, on June 9. Read more

Fanshawe helps Middlesex-London EMS hold cardiac arrest survivor day
Middlesex-London Emergency Medical Services (EMS) held their 5th Annual Cardiac Arrest Survivor Day event at Fanshawe Student Union's (FSU) Oasis on June 2. Read more

Cash prize up for grabs with Deal or No Deal
Fanshawe students came out to test their luck to try to win $1,000 cash prize at the Fanshawe Student Union's (FSU) Deal or No Deal event in Forwell Hall on May 30. Read more

Festivals to enjoy this summer
Fanshawe students will be able to enjoy a variety of festivals during this summer. There will be a large array of entertainment during the festivities including music, dance, crafts, a rodeo and much more! Read more

Tips and tricks for geek conventions
It's time to suit up geek adventurers and take a trip to the fantasy land of conventions. Are you ready to begin your journey? Afraid to face the dragon alone? Fear not. Read more

A blend of romance and comedy in Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology
Based off an old rhyme for brides, authors Julia Quinn, Stefanie Sloane, Elizabeth Boyle and Laure Lee Guhrke spin together a romantic tale of chiming wedding bells in Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology. Read more

2017 Book List
Looking for something fun and interesting to read? Have a look at these new releases that might just catch your fancy and have you stuck in their world for a couple of hours. Read more

Fanshawe College ranked high by international students
Fanshawe College ranked highly for the seventh year in a row in the 2016 i-graduate International Student Barometer (IBS), according to a Fanshawe news release. Read more

Fanshawe alumna wins top drawing prize at national art showcase
Leah Probst, an alumna of Fanshawe's fine arts program, was awarded first place in the drawing category of the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Art Showcase. Read more

Ontario Premier confirms start of construction on high-speed rail project
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and MPP for London North Centre and Deputy Premier Deb Matthews, along with other representatives held a press conference to discuss Ontario's plans to move forward with the construction of a high-speed rail along the Toronto-Windsor corridor. Read more
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Fanshawe's Remarkable Campaign raises more than its $100 million goal
Key donors, community stakeholders, student representatives and Fanshawe staff gathered at the college's Good Foundation Theatre in the downtown Centre of Digital and Performance Arts, to hear the results of Fanshawe's Remarkable Campaign on May 4. Read more

Thoughts invoked by World Press Freedom Day
World Press Freedom Day was held on May 3. Established by the United Nations (UN), the day centred around promoting and defending the rights for freedom of the press and expression as stated in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Read more