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Controversial pro-life film completes one-week run
A controversial anti-abortion film has completed its one-week run in 14 Cineplex theatres across the country, including London's Silvercity location. Read more

Fanshawe signs new collaboration with institute from Peru
Fanshawe College, along with Instituto del Sur (ISUR) of Arequipa, Peru, have made an agreement that will enable students and faculty to move between both institutions. Read more

Justin Trudeau speaks at 25th annual Sunfest opening ceremony
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an appearance at the opening ceremony for the 25th annual TD Sunfest along with other local MPs, MPPs, and London mayor Ed Holder.  Read more

Travelling on a student budget
A huge obstacle for travelling is budget. But why spend extra money if you don't need to? Seeing the country or even the world doesn’t have to break the bank. Read more

Local burger joint titled second best in country
Burger Burger, a local family-owned restaurant located on Richmond Row, was named the second best burger joint in all of Canada by the popular blog and media company, Big 7 Travel. Read more

London first city in Canada to offer menstrual equity
Earlier in the spring, London passed a motion making it the first city in all of Canada to offer free feminine hygiene products in all city-owned, publicly accessible buildings. Read more

National Road Safety week leads to almost 300 charges laid
London Police joined police services across Ontario in National Road Safety Week (May 14 to May 20). Read more

Cancer survivor runs ninth year for cure
Almost everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer. For ONERUN founder Theresa Carriere, it was herself and the many people she met along the way of her survivor journey. Read more

What to wear for Easter
Easter is a time to bring out colours and try a new piece, to look your best during whatever activity you'll be doing on this holiday. Read more

Best coffee and tea shops in London
If you're looking for a great spot to grab some coffee or tea and study or relax, look no further than these shops in local shops. Read more

Five products you need in your makeup bag this spring
A few products and tools you need in your makeup bag this spring. Read more

Five tips to get through the home stretch of the school year
The semester is soon coming to an end, but the last month always feels like it's either dragging on or going by too fast. Either way, stress is high and it can be difficult to keep going and finish the year off strong. Read more

How to transition your current wardrobe from school to work mode
Transitioning from school mode to the workforce is stressful as is. A factor that may not hit you right away is that you can't show up to most jobs with sweatpants, a hoodie and your hair in a messy bun. Read more

Four handbags every girl needs
A bag can really elevate any outfit. The key is to know the different types of handbags/purses and their best uses. Read more

Period poverty: What Londoners are doing to help women in need
A group of local women have come together to help sew reusable feminine hygiene kits for women in developing countries who miss out on school due to a lack of hygiene products. Read more

Reclaiming Our Time Conference creates platform for unheard voices
Fanshawe's Reclaiming Our Time Conference is giving marginalized students an opportunity to reclaim their time and use their voice to discuss issues that they have faced at Fanshawe or in the London community. Read more

Four best burger joints in London
Burger joints have evolved to the point of any combination of toppings, meats, or even beyond meat burgers are possible to find locally. Chains like A&W, McDonald's and Wendy's are excluded from this list. Read more

Where to get comics and other geeky items
London offers so many different types of stores for every type geek. From the comic book geeks to music geeks, London has so much to offer. Here is a short list of stores that you might want to check out to fulfill your inner geek. Read more

How to survive Comic Con and other conventions
As exciting as conventions maybe, there are some things you should keep in mind while attending one. Read more

The top four best drugstore face moisturizers
Without a doubt this time of year, we are all desperately looking for the best (and cheapest) moisturizer. Read more

Psychic fair returns to Fanshawe campuses
The second of the semi-annual Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) psychic fair is coming back to Fanshawe. Read more

The HERstory of drag
There is no question that drag is fascinating to many whether for the fashion, comedy, or any other reason. But what is the history, or as Ru Paul calls it, the Her story of drag? Read more

Happy Chinese New Year: The Year of the Pig
Chinese New Year is celebrated across China and around the world. The Chinese calendar (Lunar calendar) follows the Chinese zodiac and each year represents one of the 12 zodiac symbols. This year (2019) is the Year of the Pig. Read more

FSU holds annual Valentine's Day drag show
Got plans this Valentine's Day? If not, the FSU has a night planned for dancing performances, comedy and all around night of fun. Read more

Online shops for date night outfits
Whether it's just a simple movie date or going to Moxie's for a nice dinner, here are some websites to checkout when looking for the perfect date night outfit. Read more

Songs to add to your romantic playlist
Music can set the tone of any mood and can intensify both positive and negative emotions. Love songs especially have this effect. Read more

Princess Program: Making teenage dreams come true
Prom is one of the most memorable nights in many of our lives. Whether it was for the best or the worst. Read more

5 tips for writing your resume and cover letter
The resume and cover letter is any potential employer's first impression of you. Here are some tips to help you improve your application and get you one step closer to landing that interview. Read more

Female fitness YouTubers you should be watching
Losing weight and getting in shape is a tough journey and may make you feel like you're the only one out there. Read more

The debate about women's-only gyms
It's around that time of year again where people are frantically joining gyms to keep up with their New Year's resolutions. Read more

How dance can improve self-confidence
The art form of dance has so much to offer, with a variety of styles that can change you physically and even mentally. Read more

Best athletic clothing brands
Most athletic wear is versatile for almost any physical activity. However, if you have a specific activity in mind, try to include clothing designed for that activity. Read more

Equipment to get a good workout from home
Working out is a wonderful stress reliever that also has great effects on your physical health. However, not everyone has time and or the money for a gym membership. Read more

Five apps for weight loss
There is an app for everything and weight loss and fitness is no exception. Having some of the tools you'll need to achieve your fitness goals in your pocket will help keep you on track. Read more

Weird Christmas traditions around the world
Almost everyone is familiar with Santa Claus. The jolly old fat bearded man, who leaves good children presents and bad children coal on Christmas Eve by climbing down your chimney. Read more

Five Christmas gifts for your gym rat
The perfect holiday gift is both practical and personal. If you're looking for gift ideas for someone who basically lives at the gym, we have a few suggestions that just might take their fitness goals to the next level. Read more

Five must see iconic Christmas movies
There are countless Christmas movies that have been made. Here are just a few movies that are iconic and a tradition for some to see at this time of year. Read more

Fanshawe ranks high with Key Performance Indicators survey
Fanshawe students and staff will be happy to hear the results from this year's Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey. Read more

Fanshawe's broadcast journalism program reveals two new academic awards
Fanshawe's radio station 106.9 The X recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of being on air with students and alumni. Read more

A how to: Styling scarves
A scarf can be a staple for any fall and winter outfit and is also a bonus to looking good and adding character to a look. Read more

Review: London Comic Con
London Comic Con presented by Start.ca at the Western Fair District's Metroland Media Argiplex took place on Oct. 26 to 28. Read more

A brief history of Ouija boards
It's difficult to pinpoint when exactly Ouija boards came into existence. They have been a source of controversy, regardless of whether or not they work. Read more

Haunted places in London
With Halloween right around the corner, now is a good time to learn about the number of haunted spots in and around London. Read more

New Reforest London program to get elementary school students involved
Reforest London is known in the community for trying to turn London back into the Forest City. Read more

How start living with Zero Waste
Zero waste is a minimalist lifestyle of having as little waste as possible. Living zero waste won’t be an over night transformation. You can however, start making small steps to work your way all the way down to zero. Read more

Six ecofriendly alternatives for everyday objects
Canadians produce a shocking amount waste in year. According to a study in 2009 Canada produced 1712.99 pounds of garbage per citizen. You could produce 4.6 pounds of waste a day when roughly 1.5 pounds of that waste is compostable or recyclable. Read more

Six ways to be more ecofriendly as a student
Almost everyone knows the importance of being green. However, it can be hard to actively ecofriendly while you'’re busy with school. Read more

What you should know about animal shelters versus online breeders
Pets are a wonderful addition to many families. Finding the perfect new addition to the family can be hard for some, but easy for others. Read more

Six wellness apps to add to your devices
Wellness is a part of life that people may think they don't have time for. However, there is an app for everything including wellness. Read more

Five makeup trends for fall 2018
As the seasons change so do the trends. New York Fashion week was just upon us and we saw the models hit the catwalk with both trendy and avant-garde makeup looks. Read more

How social media isn't all bad for your mental health
Social media has had a huge impact on people's lives. From starting careers to creating friendships, social media does a lot of good. Read more

Tampon Tuesday: Ten years of an ongoing issue
On the second Tuesday of every month, Jack Astor's on Fanshawe Park Road West hosts a networking event where admission is a donation of feminine hygiene products. Read more

What you should know about revenge porn
Many people's worst nightmare is their intimate photos and videos being made public online. Read more

Fanshawe campus radio turns 40
On Oct. 31, 106.9 The X, the Fanshawe College student run radio station located in M building, turns 40. Read more

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Five apps to help make friends in a new city
Just like how there are apps for dating, there are many apps made to help you meet others in which you have stuff in common with. These apps are all free to download and are available for both Android and iPhone (with the exception of one). Read more

Five cheap date ideas
As the fall weather finally starts to roll in, this offers up more activities for you and your boo to do over the still warm days of the year. There are so many dates that break the bank, but they don't need to. Read more

London breakdown: your guide around the Forest City
From shopping malls to local restaurants, London has a lot to offer. All this being said, London can be confusing for those who aren't familiar with it just yet. Read more

Living on your own 101
Living on your own and not with your family can be a huge learning curve for many. Now that your Mom and Dad aren't around to cook and clean up after you, you need to do it yourself. Read more

Key pieces for a fall wardrobe
Dressing for fall can be tricky, but with some key pieces on hand, it should be easy to feel stylish and comfy for this new season. Read more

A fun FSU Glow Run & Paint Party
On Sept. 13, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) will be hosting its third annual charity Glow Run. Read more

Fanshawe raises Pride flag to kickoff London Pride
July 19 marked the first day of London's pride celebrations and in recognition of that, Fanshawe kicked things off with raising the Pride flag outside of F building. Read more

2018 Ontario Election
Thursday, June 7 is provincial Election day and with only few days to go, the Interrobang compiled some basic information about the four major parties running, as well as a list of the candidates running for those four parties in and around London. Read more

London's Fringe Festival is back again for its 19th year
London will be hosting its annual Fringe Festival for its 19th year starting on May 29 to June 9. Read more

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Five apps to help make friends in a new city
Moving to a new city brings on plenty of stress and anxiety. Leaving what you are familiar with isn't easy and for many, neither is making friends. Read more

Five cheap Summer date ideas
As the nice weather finally starts to roll in, this offers up more activities for you and your boo to do over the summer. Read more

What you need in your makeup bag this summer
With the change of seasons and the weather gets warm your makeup bag should change some of the products it contains. Read more

Fanshawe students win at Skills Ontario Competition
For the eight year in a row, Fanshawe students won big at Canada's largest skilled trade and technology competition in early May. Read more

Five tips to help you survive finals
Finals are almost here. There is no doubt that this is a very stressful time for many, however, the best way to reduce your stress is to prepare yourself as much as you can for your finals. Read more

Three things to do in London during spring
Spring break and reading week has just wrapped up for (most) schools. London has so much to offer to all different types of people. From indoor to outdoor activities the possibilities are endless. Read more

Inexpensive Valentines gifts that your lover will adore
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. But what if you don't have a gift for your significant other and or are on a budget? No worries. Here are seven easy and inexpensive gift ideas for Valentine's Day. Read more

Fanshawe hosts a two day women based self defence course
Over the weekend of Jan. 27 and Jan. 28, Fanshawe will be running a Wen-Do Women's Self Defence course. Read more

Twenty-five Fanshawe staff win Dream Lottery grand prize
A group of 25 current and former Fanshawe staff won the Fall Dream Lottery grand prize. The current and former Fanshawe staff members were the first group to win the grand prize of either the choice of one of two $1.4 million homes or a cash prize of $1 million. Read more

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