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Interrobang Archives


Confirmed bed bugs at Ryerson University
Ryerson's The Eyeopener uncovered a breaking story of bed bugs infesting some of the university. The story was picked up by news outlets across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Read more

London lightning player balances life as a new entrepreneur
London Lightning player, Garrett Williamson, has diversified his career and moved into mattress manufacturing. Read more

Evening crisis walk-in clinic for students arrives at Fanshawe
Fanshawe's Counselling and Accessibility Services and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) have collaborated to bring an evening crisis support walk-in clinic to campus. Read more

FSU hosts Disney in Paris Charity Ball
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is always on its game to help and support mental health awareness. Read more

Province passes concussion safety bill
In a unanimous decision, the provincial government passed a bill earlier this month that will help protect amateur sports players from concussions. Read more

Bill Nye, Justin Trudeau talk science at the U of O
Ottawa (CUP) - On Tuesday, March 6, the University of Ottawa hosted American TV personality and climate change advocate Bill Nye and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in an armchair discussion about Canada's investment in science in 2018. Read more

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

Get to know your next FSU president
Meet your next Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president for the 2018/2019 term, Jahmoyia Smith. Read more

eSports: A possible solution to the decline of millenial viewership during the Olympics
Due to the growing popularity of eSports, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is currently debating whether to incorporate eSports into the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Read more

Student Wellness Centre hosts nutrition class
Fanshawe's very own Student Wellness Centre is hosting a nutrition class for those students and staff that want to get fit and healthy. Read more

A welcoming space for female students
An initiative that commenced in 2016 at Fanshawe is working to provide a supportive, hands-on learning environment for women with a passion for carpentry and renovation. Read more

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario comes to Fanshawe during London visit
Just a week after the extreme weather event that had London and surrounding communities flooded, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), Dr. Dianne Saxe, came to give a talk at the Central Library on Dundas Street. Read more

Studying abroad in Ireland has been the most rewarding experience of my life
Ever since I started looking into post-secondary options one of the main criteria I had for the school was their options for studying abroad. One of the things that attracted me to Fanshawe was the encouragement the college gives students to study abroad and how easy it is to do so. Read more

Fanshawe library features books with strong messages
The Fanshawe library recently adorned their display station over the past couple of weeks with books celebrating both Freedom to Read Week and International Women's Day. Read more

Jahmoyia Smith is crowned the champion of the 2018 FSU presidential election
After a close race and weeks of campaigning, the election results are in and Jahmoyia Smith will be the next president of the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) for the 2018/2019 term. Read more

Meet the FSU Election candidates
Meet the candidates running in this year's Fanshawe Student Union election. Voting takes place between Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 9 AM and Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 2 PM through FOL. Read more

Heavy rainfall leaves London swimming in deep water
Torrential downpours, compounded by warm weather which melted ice and snow created quite the soggy situation for many Londoners at the end of February. Read more

London clothing business assists Canadian athletes
Three Western MBA students are helping Canadian athletes thrive with their clothing business. Each time an article of clothing is purchased from North Strong Collective, 25 per cent of the proceeds go towards supporting Canadian athletes. Read more

Skills Boost initiative gives a second chance to adult learners
On Feb. 23, Kate Young, MP of London West, spoke to members of the Fanshawe community regarding the new Skills Boost initiative and the support it will provide for adult learners who want to go back to school. Read more

Fanshawe student's encounter with Hedley
Many fans may be shocked about the recent sexual misconduct allegations against the Canadian poprock band, Hedley. From cancelled concerts, award performances, opening acts and being dropped from their management team, all due to alleged cases of sexual misconduct over the years, including with underage girls. Read more

Masonville among top malls in Canada
London's Masonville Place has gained a spot among the best performing shopping centres in Canada. Read more

Recommended design concepts for London's BRT routes unveiled
Recommended design concepts for London's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan were recently unveiled to the public and the BRT team is seeking feedback on these concepts. Read more

Fanshawe faculty member awarded major research grant
A multinational team of researchers, led by Fanshawe College School of Public Safety faculty member Alan Batt, has been awarded a ZOLL Foundation research grant to study cardiac arrest in the Gulf region. Read more

FSU presidential, directors and BOG election race in full swing
During the second day of campaigning on Feb. 22, various candidates took to the podium in Forewell Hall to compete for several positions within the FSU. Read more

Event planning students to host International Women's Day event
On March 8, three Fanshawe event planning students will be hosting an International Women's Day event at Bertoldi's Trattoria starting at 6 p.m. The event, titled 'The Future is Female', will feature an evening of appetizers, drinks and a talk from guest speaker Dr. Carlen Costa. Read more

Results of 2017 Public Needs Survey
On Feb. 15, the London Police Service (LPS) released the data collected from their 2017 Public Needs Survey. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus making his way to the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival
In the past few years things have really taken off for Fanshawe alumnus, actor/comedian Austen Alexander, creating Eggs Comedy on YouTube and and headlining a monthly comedy show. Read more

Government to create Canada's first youth policy
Canada's federal government is seeking insight from its youthful population in order to generate a more dynamic policy perspective. Read more

Youth Opportunities Unlimited to create emergency shelter for homeless youth in London
Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) is taking action to deal with the growing issue of youth homelessness in London. Read more

The Juno Awards coming to London brings excitement to Fanshawe's MIA program
Many in the London community were excited to hear the announcement that in March of 2019 the 48th annual Juno awards, along with all the Juno week festivities will be hosted here in London. Read more