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Fanshawe pilot project: Removing some waste bins to improve diversion rate
Fanshawe's Facilities Operations and Sustainability Department will be conducting a pilot project in the 'D Building' throughout the upcoming weeks in an attempt to improve the College's diversion rate. Read more

Fanshawe students experience a fun and educational law enforcement trip to Miami
Students in Fanshawe's police foundations program had a real life training trip while in Florida for a Miami law enforcement experience 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

Positive Space Ally program aims to educate Fanshawe faculty about LGBTQ+ community
The Positive Space Ally program aims to educate Fanshawe faculty on how to act as an ally and create a welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirited students. Read more

CTV News reporter and Fanshawe alumnus receives Community Service Award
CTV News reporter, Nick Paparella, received the Community Service Award at the Fanshawe Alumni Distinguished Alumni Awards' Hall of Fame dinner on Feb. 8. Read more

Fanshawe business student recounts his time studying abroad in the Netherlands
Fanshawe business student Jarrett Kennedy had the opportunity to study abroad at the HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht in the Netherlands last semester. Read more



From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This week’s paper is filled with a number of news and lifestyles pieces, as well as a strong focus on diversity-based articles, as the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) heads into Diversity Week. Read more

Let's talk about Bell Let's Talk: The problem isn't stigma, it's discrimination
Hamilton (CUP) - Today Bell once again held another successful 'Let's Talk' campaign, working to challenge the stigma associated with mental illness, and add to the millions they have already raised in support of mental health initiatives across Canada.

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Keep bystander effect in mind when witnessing acts of injustice in public
When I traveled to Toronto, I was looking forward to seeing Canada's largest urban centre for the first time. 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

A how to guide: Diversifying your wardrobe
The privilege of experiencing a worldly surge of thousands of years worth of foreign culture assimilating into the one which you are familiar with is exhilarating as this progresses society further into advancement. Read more

Diversity Is Our Strength: Get to know the variety of religions the world has to offer
Diversity should be seen as a strength. People make up parts of a body that come together to function as a whole, each bringing unique gifts and ideas to the table. Here are some examples of the different forms of religion one may identify with. Read more

Using the Correct Words: Understanding LGBTQ+ vocabulary and terms
The Interrobang has put together a list of terms and their proper definitions used within the LGBTQ+ community to help spread awareness and understanding. Read more

Places to Call Your Home Away From Home
Moving away from home can be an overwhelming experience to say the least. Luckily tucked away in the city of London, Ontario are places that can bring you the reminder and warmth of home during your years in Canada at Fanshawe College. Read more

Have An International Experience
An international experience is quite valuable and can be had right here if you make the right connections. Fanshawe College has been recognized as one of the top schools in the world for international student satisfaction. Read more

Get to know the Indigenous community
Without a post-secondary education, Indigenous people's employment rate is approximately 40 per cent, whereas with an education, the average approximate employment rate increases to about 77 per cent Read more

Fanshawe MIA alumnus makes a massive impact on the Canadian music industry
Second year students of the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program were given a special treat when they were visited by MIA alumnus Tom Meikle, for a special guest lecture and performance earlier this school year. Read more

Delirium: A haunted house without a good haunt
Haunted house horror movies are often among some of the scariest horror movies out there. Delirium tried really hard to be one of these movies, but unfortunately missed the mark. Read more


Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Money matters and unexpected gifts will take you by surprise. Consider the motives before you accept what's offered. Read more


Super Bowl Sunday and CTE: Defining features of the NFL
Feb. 4 saw the New England Patriots fail to capture their record-tying sixth Super Bowl win, dropping a closely contested match to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33. The last time New England made it to the big game and fell short was against the New York Giants in 2012. Read more

Knights' Night: Unpleasant feeling at home for Knights
There was a short period of time where the London Knights were thriving after the trade deadline. Read more

Updates on Fanshawe badminton and indoor soccer teams
Both the men's and women's indoor soccer teams finished in second place at the George Brown tournament on Jan. 30 Read more

Motoring: Comparing 2018's Toyota Camry and Honda Accord
In the mid-size sedan segment, the fiercest rivalry is between the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord, and it has been this way for decades. Read more