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LGBTQ+ community helps debunk myths
Stereotypes and myths are never something you should ever immerse yourself into because they not only make yourself look uneducated about a given topic, but they can be damaging to those that are targeted. Read more

What's gender got to do with it?
Your genitals do not determine your gender. Biological sex and gender identity exist on two separate spectrums and they don't always correlate. Read more

Religion: different paths to the same destination
There are many theories regarding the origin of religion in psychology, sociology, anthropology and every other field of human research. It was a theory proposed by sociologists that religion is basically a culture or a way of life, which includes the ethical rules, language and behavioural etiquettes. Read more

"Anything positive is accepted": Fanshawe's religious accomodations
With social movements and battles creating norms of those less-favoured ideals of the past, establishments of all sorts are working in supporting the diverse range of religious beliefs of people by making accommodations and facilities increasingly common and easily accessible. Read more

(Just) say my name
Everyday individuals make subconscious assumptions about others based off the appearances that society has been brought up to perceive in a specific manner. But times are changing, and there is a growing number of people who understand that the world has not been constructed in binaries. Read more

What does LGBTQ+ stand for?
The LGBTQ+ term is constantly used and spoken of, but not many know that there is more to the rainbow community than simply lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender individuals. Read more

Classic Classified Classrooms
Gender bias and dominance in the classroom is a familiar notion; however, it is not addressed as often as it should be. Diversity is important, and aside from race, sexual orientation or gender, everyone is different as a person. Read more

Degrassi: Seeing the way one show culturally shifted sexuality displayed on TV
One can say that a main driving factor in the TV landscape that has shaped the cultural and sexual shift for today's society includes Degrassi. From the beginning when the show debuted in the '80s and over the years and seasons, and up to today's batch of episodes, Degrassi has been the show to discuss tough subjects, including that of sex and sexuality. Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Take ownership of whatever you do. Follow through with your plans, and be proud of your accomplishments. Forge ahead and make the changes that will contribute to your personal happiness. Read more

The Space Between Us is an astounding, accidental parody of itself
The Space Between Us is a romantic science fiction film set in the future about the relationship between two teenagers: Gardner Elliot, a boy who grows up in isolation on Mars and a girl named Tulsa from Colorado raised in the foster care system. Read more

Fear For Thought: The Love Witch casts a spell of dark feminism
She may not ride on a broomstick, but Elaine, the eponymous main character of director Anna Biller's The Love Witch, epitomizes everything it means to be a witch. Read more

The ease of creating music in 2017
We are now over a month into 2017, and the art of creating, recording and publishing music is constantly improving, and has never been easier. Read more

Beauty Boy: The beauty of correcting
Makeup correctors go right back to colour theory, where certain colours cancel out others. Green cancels redness, lavender cancels out yellow (sallowness) and orange cancels out purple (dark circles). Read more


International students coming to Canada: Why more students are experiencing culture shock
More international students who are coming to Canada for the first time are facing the culture shock. Living in a place with a vastly different culture can lead to disorientation, causing many to feel lost. Read more

Fanshawe introduces Women in Carpentry pilot project
In an effort to gain more females interest in the world of carpentry, Fanshawe introduced a pilot project of a women-oriented learning experience. The initiative, which began last September, will continue on next year due to the positive feedback from stakeholders. Read more


Crime prevention tip of the week
February is a romantic month, a time where people make plans and strive to impress that special someone. But remember: no means no. Read more

We watched the worst movies of 2016 so you don't have to
The Razzie Awards recognize the worst Hollywood had to offer us, from worst movie to worst ensemble. For some reason, Interrobang columnists Nick and Kerra thought it would be a good idea to voluntarily watch all six films nominated for Worst Movie. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus performing at Rosewood Room
Music Industry Arts (MIA) graduate Patrick Maloney is performing Feb. 25 at the Rosewood Room, along with Taylor Holden and Cat Clyde. Originally from Greely, Ont., a small town outside of Ottawa, Maloney's music journey began while listening to his dad's vinyl records, playing some formal and classical music, then venturing to a drum kit when he was 12. Read more

USS rocks London Concert Theatre
If you aren't familiar with Ubiquitous Synergy Seekers (USS), that should change right now. Ashley Buchholz and Jason Parsons brought a night full of frantic energy to London Concert Theatre on Jan. 26. Read more

Can't live with you, can't live without you
Let's face it shit happen. Humans suck and eventually relationships come to an end. There's a time and place for feeling down in the dumps but it's not doing you any good throwing a pity-party day after day. Sometimes we need a little help to weather the storm and there is no shame in asking for it so here's a quintessential playlist to help you get through those tough emotions. Read more

FYI just do some DIY
Homemade gifts are often the most meaningful and heartfelt gifts you can give. Follow these simple tutorials below to make an inexpensive, easy and personalized DIY gift for your significant other. Read more

How to make your Valentine's Day spicier than cinnamon hearts
While Netflix and chill is a common date idea for when you can't think of anything better to do, Valentine's Day requires something a little more romantic, so this guide is going to spice up your Valentine's Day and give you some ideas that you might not have considered. Read more

Seven suckers in shittier situations
A break up on Valentine's Day is one of the most gut-wrenching and despicable things that a person can do to their partner. However, it's not the most immoral thing that's ever been thought up. To help you feel better about your situation, here are a couple of movies whose characters have it far worse than you do. Read more

2016 celebrity break-ups
Being in a relationship can be difficult as is, but having one in the public eye makes it even more of a challenge. With many people watching every move you take, having a significant other can seem like another stressor or full time job on its own. Read more

What's cooking, good looking?
Watch me whip, whip the whisk around the yummy batter. These recipes include gluten-free options as well as a mix of healthy in between all the tasty desserts. Read more


Run a 10K in 12 weeks
I used to say I wasn't a runner and there was a time that was true. Running is not for everyone, but let me tell you, when I started getting more serious about it and ran in my first race, I was hooked. Read more


Valentine's Day isn't just for couples
It's that time of year again, when stores are heaving in cinnamon hearts and chocolate roses. Malls are covered in 50 shades of red, pink and purple. Read more

Beauty Boy: Fresh fragrances for spring
One of the most exciting things to switch up when seasons change is your perfume. While this winter may not be going away anytime soon, it's still the perfect time to start searching for your signature spring fragrance. Read more


Here's the glue to piece your heart back together
Breaking up with someone is like leaving a part of you behind. We are not robots that can just turn off or transfer our feelings, thoughts and aspirations for someone we once shared a relationship of love, affection and respect with.  Read more