Current Issue: Friday, February 22nd, 2019


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Interrobang articles by Melissa Novacaska


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Aaron Pritchett: Back in London and ready for a good time
It's only the second month of 2019 and Canadian country-rock singer/songwriter Aaron Pritchett is already off to a busy start. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more

A magical moment at Budweiser Gardens
Witches, Wizards, muggles and more crowded into Budweiser Gardens to take in the magical, wizarding and musical world of Harry Potter And The Chamber Of SecretsRead more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Fanshawe women's curling team earns their rings
The Fanshawe women's curling team was recently awarded their 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Championship rings. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to a new year and another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to a new year and another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to a new year and another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more


From the Editor
This issue showcases the incredible talents of some of the athletes the College has this year. From cross-country to soccer, basketball and more, all Falcons athletes should be proud of themselves. Read more


From the Editor
This issue is our financial issue and includes a number of interesting and engaging features including one about thrift shopping, another about school awards and the Ontario Student Assistance program (OSAP) and another about financial tips. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Women's soccer team has a record-breaking season
Fanshawe women's soccer player, Jade Kovacevic has set a new Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) record for the most goals scored in a single season. Read more

Falcons golf member named CCAA Coach of the Year
Fanshawe's varsity golf head coach Colin Robertson, was named this year's Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Coach of the year. Read more

Fanshawe's cross country and soccer varsity teams on a positive roll
The Falcons' cross country and soccer teams are moving up in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) ranking. Read more


From the Editor
This issue happens to be our sustainability and waste issue. There are a number of key and important features that cover a wide array of topics. Read more


From the Editor
This issue happens to be our mental health issue. There are a number of key and important features that cover a wide array of topics, such as common mental health disorders, apps to help ease anxiety as well as mental health services available on campus. Read more

Sarina Haggarty: Fanshawe MIA student already shining brightly amongst the stars
London native, Sarina Haggarty, is no stranger to the City's music scene and is a staple you can find performing at as many shows as she can, wherever she can. Read more

When sports meet tech
Fanshawe athletics is set to start a partnership with London-based company, Read more


From the Editor
This issue has a number of interesting pieces, including one about Fanshawe's parking lots and how drivers are having a hard time finding a spot to park and are paying a lot of money if they do get a spot. Read more

Fanshawe women's soccer team off to a great start with a win and the return of Jade Kovacevic
Soccer star Jade Kovacevic is back on home turf this season returning to the Fanshawe Falcons women's team. Read more

The FSU is helping to break barriers surrounding menstruation, by offering free menstrual products in SC and OBS washrooms
The Fanshawe Student Union is making a change to their washrooms this year by installing machines to dispense free feminine hygiene products for students who are in need. Read more


From the Editor
Since this issue is our sexual awareness issue, my writers worked on some great features that cover topics such as STIs and STDs, menstruation, birth control, consent, sexting etiquette and much more. Read more

Playing with Matches ignites a story that's hot to the touch
Playing with Matches is a real treat and captures a rare look into the brain and world of a young New Yorker who's trying to navigate life on her own terms as best as she can. Read more

Little Italy shines light on family, love and Toronto
A film about love, lost, pride and of course family with a little rivalry is just a snippet of what the movie Little Italy is all about. Read more

Rising Canadian country pop duo to headline Fanshawe frosh concert
Canadian country music keeps on getting bigger and better and this includes none other than Jenna and Stuart (Stu) Walker, otherwise known as The Reklaws. Read more

Country music takes over FSU Frosh
Fanshawe students best be getting their plaid and cowboy boots ready because the College is going country for the annual frosh concert on Sept. 11. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to a new volume and season with the Interrobang. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to a new volume and season with the Interrobang. Read more

London welcomes back CMAOntario Festival and Awards
London is set to be home for a number of country music musicians, their teams and more as the city hostís the Canadian Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) Festival and Awards on June 1 to 3. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This issue happens to be our final paper of the school year, or at least until our summer issue is released. Read more

Fanshawe opens its doors
The Fanshawe Open House happened on March 24, which aimed to show potential students what the College has to offer. Arjun Bhardwaj was on hand greeting everyone with a welcoming and brilliant smile. He had some wise words to share with potential new students about the wonders of the College. 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 features a number of interesting news, lifestyles and sports stories sure to keep you invested and keen on learning more about what's happening in and around Fanshawe, as well as the London community as a whole. 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 features a number of interesting news, lifestyles and sports stories, along with a neat anime feature and some St. Patrick's Day articles. 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 having a focus on Geek pride culture, since this is out geek themed issue. Read more

Virtue and Moir: Londoners welcome home Olympic champions with wide open arms
Figure skating fans packed the London International Airport to catch a glimpse of Olympic ice dancing champions, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, as they made their way back home from Pyeongchang. 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 having a focus on the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) elections, as they are fast approaching at the beginning of March. 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 financial-based articles, as the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) heads into Financial Awareness Week 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

FSU spreading the message of self-love
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is switching gears when it comes to their Valentine's Day festivities, by focusing on self-love this Feb.14 Read more


From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Harry Potter in Concert: A night of witchcraft, wizardry and magical music
Wizards, witches, warlocks and muggles gathered at Budweiser Gardens on Jan. 20 to rejoice in the magical musical side of the Harry Potter franchise during Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone In Concert. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and another issue of the Interrobang. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week, another issue of the Interrobang and a brand new semester. Read more


From the Editor
Happy New Year and welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to classes and a new issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Fanshawe members compete in 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Championships
Members of Fanshawe's curling team participated in the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Curling Championships in Ottawa. Read more


From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week of classes and another week of a new Interrobang. Read more

Men's curling team awarded National Championships rings
With an impressive 2017 season, Fanshawe's men's curling team came together to received their Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Championships rings, on Nov. 21. Read more

In love and in charge with no time for games: Swift is back with her latest album Reputation
Taylor Swift is back with a new look, attitude and new sound on her sixth full-length studio album, Reputation. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to week two of back to classes (since the strike) and to another week of the Interrobang. Read more


From The Editor
A true welcome back to Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members, to what we, at the Interrobang, hope to be a successful and enriching time on campus. Read more

Purple, lights and chalk walks: Fanshawe's support for raising awareness on violence against women
In an effort to further extend the support of the London Abused Women's Centre's Shine the Light campaign, Fanshawe simply took it one step further with a number of things, including a chalk walk. Read more


Letter to the Editor
This issue covers a miracle of a story where a Fanshawe Coordinator spoke with the Interrobang and recounted the experience her and her friends had, while in Las Vegas when the terrible tragedy occurred at the beginning of the month. Read more

Recycling and reusing outfits during FSU's clothing swap
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is back again helping students find new outfits while being environmentally conscious with a clothing swap on Oct. 17. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another issue of the Interrobang. This week, my team and I bring to you a selection of interesting, yet important and compelling stories that we hope you will enjoy reading. Read more

Long time coming for Lindsay Ell's official full-length album The Project
Canadian born and raised, Nashville based singer/songwriter Lindsay Ell recently released her debut full-length studio album and has been riding with its success ever since. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another issue of the Interrobang. This week my team and I bring to you a selection of interesting, yet important stories that showcase a number of events, practices, policies and overall positivity, that we hope our readers will enjoy Read more

Fanshawe students meet their match with Smash Wrestling
Fanshawe students were treated to a fun night on campus with the Smash Wrestling crew coming back to the College to put on a great show. Read more

Kip keeps giving Moore with his latest album Slowheart
Country rock singer/songwriter Kip Moore is back with his third studio album Slowheart, a collection of songs that are both soulful and raw, but still as catchy as ever. Read more

Services shine bright on campus as they provide information and resources to students on campus
Fanshawe's annual service fair was back on campus on Sept. 20 in an effort to attract student's attention and show them the kinds of services that are available to them at the College. Read more


From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Fanshawe students sing their hearts out
Fanshawe students had a chance to show off their singing chops during karaoke at the Out Back Shack. Read more

Sibling duo Angus & Julia Stone impress fans with their brand new album Snow
Australian brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone are back with their latest album Snow set to be released on Sept. 15. Read more

Fanshawe students win cash with campus Deal or No Deal game
Fanshawe students had the chance to win up to $1,000 during the Fanshawe Student Union's (FSU) Deal or No Deal event on Sept. 12. Read more

Take a tour of the new Wellness and Fitness Centre
If you haven't stopped by Fanshawe's new Wellness and Fitness Centre, now's your chance. The centre includes state of the art exercise equipment, a cool rock wall and much more. Read more

Former Falcon returns as Fanshawe's women's assistant soccer coach
Former Fanshawe Falcons women's soccer star Jade Kovacevic returns to the team, this time as assistant coach for the 2017-2018 season. Read more

New look for Freddie the Falcon
Fanshawe athletes will now have a newly designed Freddie the Falcon mascot to cheer them on and pump up the crowd during their games. Read more

Fanshawe Student Union raising awareness for mental health
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) as their charity of choice this semester. Read more


From the Editor
Hello Fanshawe staff, faculty, students and community members and welcome to another issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Old Dominion band members getting their happy ending(s)
With the success of their 2015 debut studio album Meat and Candy, Old Dominion is back with their latest album titled Happy Endings. Read more

Successful year for Canadian country music star Madeline Merlo
Canadian singer, songwriter and superstar extraordinaire, Madeline Merlo is having one of the best years of her musical journey so far. Read more

Fanshawe athletes represent their sport on an international level
Two Fanshawe Falcons represented Team Canada in the 2017 International University Sports Federation (FISU) Summer Universiade Taipei Games in August. Read more

Fanshawe community gather for third annual president's breakfast
Fanshawe staff and faculty came together for president Devlin's thirds annual President's Breakfast on Aug. 31. Read more

Fanshawe offering new healing program for sexual violence survivors
Fanshawe welcomes a new initiative aimed to help students who may have experienced sexual violence along with their support group. Read more

Fanshawe members' film to make its debut at TIFF
Fanshawe professor Meg Howald, will see her first full feature length film debut at the Toronto Independent Film Festival (TIFF) on Sept. 8. Read more

Spreading positive messaging in a big way
Fanshawe's one day dedicated orientation on Sept. 5, was filled with fun and excitement for new and returning students, but it was also a way to share some positive messaging. Read more

Success on orientation day
Fanshawe students were treated to a full day of fun with the College's orientation day, in collaboration with a number of groups, including the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) on Sept. 5th. Read more


From the Editor
With school and work back in session and everyone is steadily getting back into a routine, it's nice to not only catch up with friends, work and anything else that may have been put to the side while summer was in full swing, but also finding out what's new and exciting happening in and around the Fanshawe community is something to look into. Read more

Transitioning summer dresses and skirts for fall
It's official. School is in session and studying replaces those long hot summer days lounging around the pool. Read more

Bringing awareness of sexual violence prevention services
In a simple, yet creative way to bring more awareness of Fanshawe's sexual violence prevention program, this year's red and white bus pass holders feature consent messaging. Read more

Rock the Park goes country for the night
London's Rock the Park Music Festival was back for another year, with five days of great entertainment, food, fun and excitement. Read more

Trackside Music Festival treats audience to sweet line up, tunes and long weekend
London was home to another country music weekend with the Trackside Music Festival on July 1 and 2. Western Fair District was the place to be over the July long weekend with a wide range of North American acts both big and small giving the audience everything they had.  Read more


From the Editor
Hi Fanshawe and welcome to the latest volume of the Interrobang. With a new year of issues comes a new editor and that's why Iím writing to you. My name is Melissa Novacaska and I will be the paper's editor for the 2017-2018 year. Read more

Summertime office looks
Summer is upon us and that means switching out one's wardrobe for items more comfortable and suitable for the rising temperature. Read more

London Majors raise awareness for ALS Canuck
The London Majors played more than their usual game against the Hamilton Cardinals on May 19. Read more

Fanshawe MIA co-ordinator up for CMAOntario Award
Fanshawe Music Industry Arts (MIA) co-ordinator and professor Dan Brodbeck is nominated at this year's Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) Awards. Read more

Meet your new FSU president: Morganna Sampson
Meet Morganna Sampson, your new Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president for the 2017-2018 school year. Sampson is set to make a difference for the FSU, college, and its students. Read more

World Class figure skaters treat London crowd
Stars on Ice made its way to Budweiser Gardens with a number of talented skaters on May 7. The skating tour, which has various groups travelling across Canada, the United States and Japan feature a number of current and retired competitive skaters. Read more

FSU donates $2,700 to Crohn's and Colitis Canada
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) presented Crohn's and Colitis Canada with a $2,700 cheque on April 20. Focusing on the organization's London, Ont. branch, the funds were raised during the winter semester through the Charity Ball run by Kaisar and a planning committee. Read more

Fashion design students soaring to new heights
Fanshawe's graduating fashion design students showed off their best creations at this year's Unbound fashion show on April 13. In its 11th year, the show was held for the first time at the Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology at the London International Airport.  Read more

School of Public Safety receive grant from Siemens Canada
Fanshawe's advanced ergonomic studies students will have an even greater opportunity to pursue their schooling with the help of an in-kind grant on April 11 from Siemens Canada, worth a commercial value of over $28 million. Read more

Fashion Rewind: Celebrating 50 years of fashion
Fanshawe fashion merchandising (marketing and management) students, unveiled a number of creative creations during their end of year show, Fashion Rewind at London Music Hall on March 29. The event was run by the second year fashion merchandising students while first year students made the garments featured on the runway. Read more


The comeback team: Knights head to second round of OHL playoffs
After winning the Memorial Cup in 2016, the London Knights are eyeing a back-to-back playoffs win, but faced a tough first round playing neck and neck with the Windsor Spitfires that went into game seven of a seven game series. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus setting the mood with entrepreneurial success
Johnson Nguyen graduated from Fanshawe's graphic design program and came up with the idea and concept for his company Mood and Co. at the beginning of 2016. Read more

Positive changes with this year's Unbound fashion show
Fanshawe's third year fashion design students are working steadily while putting together the final touches to their collections for this year's Unbound fashion show. Read more

CASA pleased with the government's 2017 federal budget
The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is in strong support of the efforts the federal government is taking to ensure students are set for the future. Read more

Minister of Health addresses positive benefits of the 2017 budget at Fanshawe
The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health paid a visit to Fanshawe on March 27, to discuss the ways in which the 2017 budget will help Canadians be able to attend school and have the necessary skills needed to find a good job in the middle class section. Read more

Fanshawe's Research and Innovation Day a success
Fanshawe students, faculty, staff and some community members celebrated the work of a variety of different groups who presented their findings at the Research and Innovation Day on March 21. Read more

Collaborative efforts made with First Nations communities and environmental experts
The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) held a symposium with environmental experts on March 21 and 22, in an effort to bring more awareness and address concerns the First Nations community has in terms of the environment. Read more

Turning back time with fashion
Fanshawe's fashion merchandising students, directed under the marketing and management program are putting on their second big show of the year with Fashion Rewind on March 29 at London Music Hall. Read more

Former Fanshawe athletes to represent Team Canada in ball hockey championships
Four former members of Fanshawe's hockey program are set to play for Team Canada in the World Ball Hockey Federation (WBHF) World Championships held in Litomerice, Czech Republic in June 2017. Read more

Fanshawe professor helping make the college and Earth a better place
Tom Davis a professor in the Donald J. School of Building and Technology can be considered an environmental pioneer with an impressive resume that makes it easy to see just how much he cares for the environment, sustainability and climate change. Read more

FSU votes to leave the CSA unanimously
In a unanimous vote of 13-0, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) has made the decision to leave the College Student Alliance (CSA) after more than 20 years of membership. Read more

Men's volleyball place fourth in CCAAs
After a hard fought battle, Fanshawe Falcons' men's volleyball team finished fourth in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championship. Read more

Fanshawe fashion grad makes dream into a reality
Walking into Desi's Boutique, you'll be greeted by a breath of earth tones and a laid back, relaxed atmosphere that's reflected heavily to the clothing. Read more

Fashion students studying abroad
George Brown College announced it would provide a new pathway for graduates of its School of Fashion Studies students to study in the U.K. by allowing them to apply their credit towards the London College of Fashion at the University of Arts London. Read more

NDP MPPs held town hall meeting with Fanshawe students
NDP MPPs Peggy Sattler, for London West and Teresa Armstrong for London-Fanshawe region came to Fanshawe on March 14 to speak with students in a town hall meeting-style, about a variety of student-based issues. Read more

Geek vs. nerd
Geek and nerds. Two terms that once would have you once being considered an outcast have since changed and are not necessarily a negative connotation. Read more

From comic books to film, superheroes soar to new heights
Comic books have been a popular source of reading material for generations and films featured around the characters of these stories have followed closely behind. Read more

Morganna Sampson crushes the competition and becomes the next FSU president
Fanshawe students voted and Morganna Sampson is the new Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president 2017-2018. Sampson, who has been involved with the FSU for two years and is currently VP Entertainment, will begin her one year term on May 1. Read more

Fanshawe grad shines bright in a sports journalist's dream
Even in high school, Caroline Cameron knew that broadcast journalism was the path she wanted to pursue in life. As a sports and news fan, Cameron's interests worked hand-in-hand. Read more

Fanshawe fashion design grad finds success and support with online boutique
Nicole Snobelen knew from a young age that she wanted to be a fashion designer. It all began from a clothes matching and colouring game that her aunt had given to her. Read more

Big acts to play Fanshawe's 50th anniversary celebration concert
According to a Feb. 23 Fanshawe Corporate Communications press release, the concert titled Fanshawe at 50: Live in Concert will see a trio of Canadian bands headline the event and is presented by Johnson Insurance. Read more

FSU presidential election commences
Current VP Internal Affairs Kevin Kaisar, VP Entertainment Morganna Sampson and newcomer Josh Mullan tried their best to not only give the most impressive campaign speech, but also answer student questions from both the audience, and online. Read more

Spotted: Fanshawe's stylish students
As we're getting to the end of winter and spring is creeping up on us, it's getting closer to pulling out all the lightweight materials, pastels and florals galore. Read more

Uber gets their way in a seven to six vote
The votes are in and Uber will not only remain in London, but will not be required to have cameras installed either. In a Feb. 14 city council meeting, the viewing gallery was filled with a number of taxi drivers as well as some Uber representatives. Read more

Fanshawe creates on-site entrepreneurship program for indigenous students
Fanshawe's Lawrence Kinlin School of Business partnered with the First Nations Centre and the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Employment and Training to create an on-site entrepreneurship program that began on Feb. 6. Read more

Minister of National Defence announces upgrades to army vehicles
Canada's Minister of National Defence Harjit Singh Sajjan announced on Feb. 10, the government will provide an additional $404 million dollars to upgrade 141 existing army vehicles. Read more

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

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

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

Trudeau breaks promise of electoral reform
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cancelled his plans of introducing an electoral reform system to the Canadian political landscape, something that was a main campaign promise from the liberals in the October 2015 federal election. Read more

Second drag show back at Fanshawe
What a Drag, A Night of Illusions, is a collaboration project between the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) and ProjectBE Event Productions, a London based LGBTQ+ community. DJMLive/ Studio 32 production company will also be back to provide music for the event. Read more

London Police Service restructuring investigations into sexual violence cases
The London Police Service is restructuring the way in which officers deal with cases of sexual violence, after a recent Globe and Mail article discovered London has one of the highest number of unfounded case rates of the 25 largest police communities in the country. 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

Student satisfaction and engagement survey back on campus
Another round of the key performance indicator (KPI) student satisfaction and engagement survey is set to happen at Fanshawe from Feb. 6 to 10, according to Christine Spicer, reporting co-ordinator of institutional research for the college. Read more

Mysterious red chairs
Walking around campus, one might have noticed two sets of fancier red chairs that closely resemble those used for Bell's Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative. You may be wondering where they came from, who put them there and why are they on campus? Read more

All dressed up and someplace to be
Fanshawe students have partnered once again with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) including Woodstock Police Service and a variety of other groups to help young women feel their absolute best at prom this year. Read more

Potential salary hike for Ontario College presidents and senior executives
College presidents and vice presidents across all 24 provincial institutions could see an increase in pay of over 50 per cent, according to proposal drafts by college boards. This includes Fanshawe president, Peter Devlin, who could be making roughly 42 per cent more. Read more


How to make the perfect resume
A resume is a marketing document that serves to showcase what a person has to offer to potential employers. The top should include basic contact information, including an email that is professional-sounding. Read more


How to make the perfect cover letter
A cover letter is a formal document that should be tailored to a business letter format. The header of this one page document is the same as one's resume. It is an extension of a resume that allows future employers to see why you are the right candidate for the job. Read more

Kevin O'Leary in the race for Conservative leadership
Businessman and reality TV star Kevin O'Leary made a late bid for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada in mid-January. Read more

Trudeau still has work ahead of him
As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his town hall talks, his liberal cabinet retreat in tow and with a new American president now in the office, Canadians are continuing to see how Trudeau is able to handle everything that's been coming his way. Read more

Premier visits aviation technology students
Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, stopped by Fanshawe's Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology, on Jan. 24 as part of her list of recent campus tours. Read more

Siemens donates new grant to Fanshawe Applied Science and Technology department
On Jan. 25, Fanshawe engineering students gained a new opportunity for success with an in-kind grant from Siemens Canada, worth a commercial value over $248 million. Read more

Tim Hicks shook the Budweiser walls with a boot stompin' performance
The RBC theatre at Budweiser Gardens was the main stompin' ground on Saturday as fans came out to see Canadian singer, songwriter Tim Hicks on his Shake These Walls Tour Jan. 21. Read more

Virtual reality expands knowledge of Iroquois longhouse
Londoners can now experience an Iroquois longhouse via virtual reality at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology (MOA). On Jan. 12, the exhibit opened to the public. Read more

London North Centre MPP delivers new changes to OSAP
The Ontario government is making it one step easier for students to understand the cost of post-secondary education, along with grant and loan opportunities with the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Read more

XXX-rated hypnotist returns to Fanshawe for 40th time
XXX-rated hypnotist Tony Lee, is set to return to the Fanshawe stage in what will be his 40th time performing at the college. Though he wasn't born here, Lee said London is like a hometown to him, since he has a number of friends in town and grew up a bit in the area. Read more

Trudeau draws large crowd in London
In an attempt to have an intimate conversation with Londoners, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought his town hall tour to Western University on Jan. 13. Read more

Fanshawe welcomes Bahamian student on exchange
Fanshawe gained a new exchange student for the next two semesters, with the arrival of Dion Mackey, an information technology major from the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute. Read more

Positive progress for Wellness and Fitness Centre
Construction and progress on Fanshawe's new Wellness and Fitness Centre is set to be finished mid-April 2017. The Interrobang went on a tour of the centre in mid-December, and was able to see the progress that has been made. Read more

Fanshawe concert supports United Way
Fanshawe staff and students are getting set to host one of the final projects for this past year's United Way campaign. The Memphis Jam headline Aeolian Hall on Jan. 14. Fanshawe MIA band Head and Tail, as well as DJ Styles will also be in attendance. Read more

Holiday wishes granted for students
In the holiday spirit, members from the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) surprised a number of lucky students by granting them with wellness wishes on Dec.7 and 8. Read more

Fanshawe Student Union donates $1,700 to Habitat for Humanity
The FSU presented Habitat for Humanity, Heartland Ont. with a $1,700 cheque on Dec. 15. Though Fanshawe College has previously partnered with the organization through the college's trades programs and marketing department, this is the first time the FSU has been involved. Read more

Break-ins around campus leave students on edge
With the holidays coming around the corner and students going home, the fear of student break-ins are not uncommon. Read more

Fanshawe alumna's continued success
Fanshawe alumna and Entertainment Tonight (ET) Canada host Cheryl Hickey has come a long way since her days as a broadcast journalism student. Read more

Positive feedback and progress
Students and faculty at Fanshawe's downtown London campus will soon be benefitting more from the construction of the second building on site. Read more

The Treble rocked Rum Runners stage
Canadian alternative rock band The Treble, made their second trip to London well worth the wait, as they performed an impressive set on Nov. 18 at Rum Runners. Read more

An "out of this world" experience
Students from Fanshawe's fashion marketing and management program transported Londoners to another world, with their Galactic Gala fashion show on November 17th. Read more

Fanshawe pays respect to bright, young student
Fanshawe mourns the loss of Adam Nigh, a level one apprenticeship student of the automotive service technician program, according to a Fanshawe press release. According to the press release, Nigh passed away as the result of an accident that occurred on Nov. 13 at the Westminster Ponds/Pond Mills Conservation Area.  Read more

Quebec survey shows ways in which students are prone to radicalization
A survey that went across eight Quebec CEGEPs suggests that students who have a strong family and friends connection and are either religious or have a spiritual connection, are less likely to become vulnerable and turn to radicalization. Read more

With Trump in charge, what does this mean for the rest of us?
The U.S. presidential election may have come and gone, but many are still questioning the Nov. 8 results and the fact that Donald Trump will soon be referred to as commander-in-chief. Read more

Ontario NDP launched website highlighting student debt
Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath launched a website for students both past and present in an effort to raise awareness of the increase in student debt, according to a press release. Read more

Faceless but not forgotten
Students and staff at Fanshawe will have the chance to create meaningful art with deep historical connection to the indigenous community through the Faceless Dolls Project. Read more

Canadian Hall of Famer and former racecar driver receives Fanshawe honorary diploma
Canadian auto racing driver and Hall of Famer, turned businessman Paul Tracy received an honorary degree from Fanshawe on Nov. 3. Tracy has 31 IndyCar victories, a 2003 Championship Auto Racing Team (CART) member and was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 2014. Read more


MTP program shifting gears with little notice to students
Students in the media theory and production program (MTP), a dual four-year program between Fanshawe and Western University were shocked to learn it will be revamped come 2018. Read more

Back to the future
Students in Fanshawe's fashion merchandising and marketing program are set to bring you to the future with their upcoming Galactic Gala fashion show on Nov. 17. Read more


Fanshawe gaining more students and revenue, but at what cost?
With the new school year, Fanshawe has seen an ever-growing increase in student population. With this being said, there comes the question of how many students are too many students to have on campus? Read more

Remembrance made extra special this year
Remembrance Day is an important day for Canadians, but this year will be even more meaningful for Fanshawe student Mohamad (Moe) Hussein. Read more

Local healer coming to Fanshawe
Sheilha Jackson, 75, has a gift, a gift that enables her to heal those around her, using special tools to put at ease the minds of people both young and old. Read more

Fanshawe caught off guard with pro-life group back on campus
Fanshawe students and staff were faced with another round of pro-life representatives on Oct. 27, this time without the college's consent. Three members from the London Against Abortion group were set up in F-hallway with pamphlets in hand and large posters that claimed to demonstrate the realities of what an abortion looks like. Read more

Spotted: Fanshawe's stylish students
With the weather getting chillier, it can be difficult to co-ordinate an outfit that is both stylish and chic, yet will also keep you warm and cozy with the dropping temperature. Read more

Student Feedback Survey given a second go online
The Student Feedback Survey (SFS) is back this year, with the hopes of having better results than the previous year. Read more

Fanshawe students give you the right fit
What started out by a group of students as a class project a few years ago has turned into a full run business for those in Fanshawe's fashion design program. Read more

Workout supplements: Are they right for you?
It once seemed quite easy to just take vitamins and supplements and go about the rest of your day, but the culture has shifted and they are now a bigger aspect of people's lives. Read more

Gym membership: Helping your wallet and your health
Gym memberships are a good way to manage stressors and make sure you stay active, even on a busy schedule. Read more

Fanshawe boutique partners with H&M to end fashion waste
Fanshawe's fashion merchandising program partnered with H&M to help reduce the amount of clothing going into landfills. Read more

Fanshawe Student Union welcomes two new VPs
After a few weeks of campaigning, two new VPs (Jayme-Marie Dodge and Kimberley Francis) were elected to join the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU). Read more


Work study: Many students applying, few getting in
The work study program offered through Fanshawe is designed to help students find work on campus. However, vague questions, strict algorithms and short time-out windows have led to the rejection of a large number of students in need of financial assistance. Read more

F this, F that, F everything: The story of the missing Fs
Two more Fs from the Fanshawe logo have gone missing. On the morning of Oct. 13, students and staff were welcomed to two Fs missing from the entrance sign at Fanshawe College Boulevard and Cheapside. Read more

Kip left the crowd wanting Moore
Country rock singer-songwriter Kip Moore performed to a sold out show at the London Music Hall on Oct.14 for his Me and My Kind Tour. With an impressive list of roughly 20 songs, Moore kept the crowd on their feet and raising their drinks. Read more

Wrap yourself in warmth and style with these scarf ideas
Now that cooler weather is officially here, it's time to make use of those scarves that you kept on buying, but haven't been able to wear. Read more

Brryan Jackson: "Who do you dare to become?"
Motivational speaker Brryan Jackson is coming to Fanshawe on Oct. 18 to engage with students and give a talk about the insights of life, HIV/AIDS, mental health and the struggle of everyday problems. Read more

Unmasking the clown: A brief history of clowning and fear
The recent killer clown phenomenon made its way to London as local high schools were threatened with the kidnapping of students and killing of teachers. Read more

Are pills really the answer?
In today's society, many people seem to think medication is an easy fix to whatever issue they are having. However, sometimes medication is not always the answer to solving pain, and other remedies and coping mechanisms can work. Read more

Anxiety Disorders: Finding the facts beneath the fear
According to the American Medical Association, over one third of North Americans will develop or experience anxiety attacks over the course of their lives. Read more

Spotted: Fanshawe's stylish students
With the first semester of classes well underway, there's a wide variety of outfits students are choosing to wear on campus. Read more

Possible Ontario wide strategy to be implemented to meet growing number of mental health cases on campuses
The growing number of post-secondary students seeking assistance for their mental health outweighs the number of counsellors able to meet the required attention in a respectable timeframe. Read more

Finding the best lip shades for the season
Fall is officially in the air, which means now is a good time to start thinking about and switching out your lipsticks to reflect the cooler months ahead. Read more

Fanshawe group focuses on showcasing mental health resources
The Ontario Human Rights Commission made a new directive earlier in the year that would change the way students with mental health conditions are to be accommodated on campus. Read more

Mixed reactions over increase in minimum wage
Starting Oct. 1, Ontario's minimum wage rate increased from $11.25 to $11.40 per hour, according to the Ontario Ministry of Labour Read more

REDTALKS come to Fanshawe for the first time
In anticipation for its 50th anniversary, Fanshawe will host its first ever REDTALKS on Oct.19 featuring furturist Brian David Johnson. Read more

New changes and chili help launch Fanshawe's United Way campaign
The annual kick off to Fanshawe's United Way campaign is off to a different start this year, but will still include the much loved chili cook-off. Read more

Knights' players shine bright at NHL Rookie Tournament
This year's Rookie Tournament included six London Knights players, who all proved they could play at this level. This was the fifth time Budweiser Gardens has been the host of the tournament since 2010. Read more

Spotted: Fanshawe's stylish students
With school back in full swing, the eagerness of planning one's outfits and looking extra put together for a full day of school might be starting to wear out. Read more


New legislation allows victims of abuse to end lease early
A change to the Ontario Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan and the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act will allow victims of sexual and domestic violence to end their lease earlier than before. Read more

Laci Green wants students to know they can help end sexual violence
YouTube sexpert Laci Green made her way back to Fanshawe as part of her Taking Down Rape Culture tour on Sept. 15. This stop was one of many across a number of North American colleges and universities. Read more

Minimal problems with parking as the school year kicks in
Getting to campus and making it on time to class can be a challenge, add on trying to find a parking spot and that can create even more stress for students and staff alike. Read more

Get your nails coated for fall with these top autumn shades
With fall just around the corner, nail polish buffs everywhere may be itching to trade in their light and bright summer colours and opt for something savvier for fall. Read more

Plato's Closet London pleased with successful start
Plato's Closet in London, located on 1071 Wellington Road, has had a busy beginning. Co-owner Lisa Doerr said the store opened over the summer and has been successful so far. Read more

Canadian Centre for Product Validation opens new doors and gains new partnerships
On Friday Sept. 16, Fanshawe celebrated the grand opening of the Canadian Centre for Product Validation (CCPV). Read more

Message advocating sexual violence causes grief among the London student community
A message that was advocating sexual violence was found scrawled across an off-campus student neighbourhood window near Western University. Read more


Students continue to learn how to drink and party safely
It's that time of year again, where students are not only working hard and hitting the books, but also making new friends and wanting to have a good time out. Read more

The best of the best flocked into Budweiser Gardens for the CCMA Awards
The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) celebrated its 40th anniversary in London for the first time on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Budweiser Gardens. Read more

A busy day of interaction for fans and musicians on day three of Canadian Country Music Week
The third day of Canada Country Music Week kicked off with fanfest, which was a free event that featured a number of musicians performing some of their hits, and a then a meet and greet session for fans to line up and meet their favourite musicians. Read more

Canadian country music legends and newcomers collaborate for a family reunion
The second day of the Country Music Week festivities, in preparation for the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards on Sunday included many more opportunities for musicians and fans to get to know one another. Read more

Country Music Week kicks off in London with rave reviews
The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards celebrates its 40th anniversary and is being held in London for the first time ever. Read more

Falcons hopeful to see an immediate benefit to this season, with addition of five new assistant coaches
Fanshawe Falcons are ready to welcome five new assistant coaches to its varsity staffing team for the 2016 to 2017. Read more

Fanshawe remembers beloved student
Nathan Deslippe was an entrepreneur with a passion for life, yoga and enriching people. Nathan passed away during the weekend of Aug. 28; his body was found in his apartment. He was 27-years-old. Read more


Fanshawe students place in top 10 in the Google Online Marketing Challenge
Fanshawe students placed in the top 10 position in the world for the Google Online Marketing Challenge (GOMC), according to an Aug. 31 press release. Read more

New survey shows millennials are more likely to be scammed than baby boomers
New research has shown that millenials are more vulnerable to being scammed than seniors and baby boomers alike, according to a study conducted by the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Read more

Drag show: A first in Fanshawe's history
On, Sept. 13, Fanshawe will have its first ever drag show featured on campus. Life's a Drag will be put on by the Fanshawe Student Union in partnership with DJMLive/Studio. Read more

Chad Brownlee and Jess Moskaluke hit the frosh stage before the CCMA Awards
Canadian country music artists Chad Brownlee and Jess Moskaluke take the centre stage at Fanshawe on Sept. 8 for the annual frosh concert. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus makes school proud with a bronze medal win in Rio
London native and Fanshawe business alumnus Damian Warner arrived back home on Aug. 24 after winning a bronze medal in the decathlon during the Rio Olympic Games. Read more


Coaches Corner: What to look forward to with this year's varsity teams
With another new school year comes another chance for the Fanshawe Athletic department to strap on their equipment and get ready for an exciting season. Read more

Intramural sports start up again
Fanshawe has a variety of physical activities suited to your interests, and range from indoor and outdoor sports such as soccer, football, ball hockey, ice hockey, badminton and basketball to name a few. Read more

NHL glides its way back to London
NHL will return to London with a preseason exhibition game between the Florida Panthers and the Dallas Stars on Oct. 2, at 3 p.m. at Budweiser Gardens. Read more

Falling into fashion
With a new school year upon us and the warmer weather secretly drifting away, you may be wondering what you can wear for class and beyond, without breaking the bank or overheating. Read more

Fanshawe to work with Peruvian Institute
Fanshawe and the Armed Forces Public Technological Institute in Peru signed a four year partnership on July 22 according to a press release. Read more

Frosh concert brings country acts to the stage
A trio of Canadian country acts are set to impress Fanshawe students during this year's frosh concert. Read more

Quick response from RCMP prevents potential terrorist attack
The southern Ontario town of Strathroy, west of London, became the setting of an international storyline with the killing of a 24-year-old man who was suspected of a “potential terrorist threat” according to an RCMP statement. Read more

Two new vice presidents coming to Fanshawe
Fanshawe students and staff are set to welcome two newly appointed vice presidents to campus on August 29. Read more

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