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10 Things I Know About You...Cooking with Ashley
Ashley Brandt is in her first year of chefs training at Fanshawe. She says, “Just a small town girl, living it up in this big city.” 1. Why are you here? To do something with my life.

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Fanshawe students finalists in international competition
Two Fanshawe marketing management students will be making their way to Slovenia where they'll be among other international competitors in the Challenge:Future finals. Out of 951 business schools and 1,669 students, Eryk Gabriel and Jeff P... Read more

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Student warned to party responsibly, keep property neat as Project LEARN begins again
As the weather warms up, so do the police car engines — it's time for Project LEARN to start for the summer. Working in collaboration with the Fanshawe Student Union, Fanshawe College, surrounding neighbourhoods, housing mediators, ... Read more

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Helping international schools through project
When Fanshawe international business management student, Emmauel Asafo-Adjei, attended a presentation from Valentine Sualley, executive director of the non-profit organization “Computers for Schools, Government Technical Institute in Sie... Read more

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What it takes to be an entrepreneur
Hard to believe it's almost the end of April already. For those of you about to graduate, this is a big time for feeling out your options, or freaking out. Some of you might have your summer and so on figured out, but others may be wonderi... Read more

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G20 summit coming to Toronto
The leaders of the 20 richest countries will be holding their G20 summit meetings in Toronto this June. At these meetings major decisions affecting the future of this planet will be made behind closed-doors by a select few. Summits such as the... Read more

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Local festivals get provinical funds
Out of over 500 applications for Celebrate Ontario grants, four London festivals were chosen to receive funding this year — adding to a total of $187,000 for these events. LOLA Fest, Sunfest, the Home County Folk Festival and the Native... Read more

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Law Talk: Social networking and student codes of conduct
In 2008, Chris Avenir faced expulsion for running an online study group. Avenir, a Ryerson University engineering student, administrated a Facebook page for a chemistry class. On it students shared study tips and posted answers to upcoming as... Read more

Opinion

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Goodbye Fanshawe
Fanshawe who loves ya?! This is it... our ride is almost over. I've been very grateful for the opportunity to represent you as the 2009-2010 FSU president and it was definitely an eventful year. Together we made it through 13 grad ceremonies... Read more

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Politically Charged: Horwath visit KO'd
Last week Ontario New Democrat Leader, Andrea Horwath, wanted to get together with students at the Out Back Shack for some beer and wings — but didn't show. Horwath along with London NDP MP Irene Mathyssen were planning on talking wit... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: A conspiracy to cure gift fatigue
This past eight months has seen its share of stresses. There have been the usuals such as computer viruses and disappointments in the classroom and chatroom. Outside of the college walls there have been rumblings of greater issues. The poor con... Read more

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Take the power back: Less waste more gifts
Another school year has come and gone. Once again students are tossing all their perfectly useful possessions on the corner to be hauled away to dumpsites where they will poison water supplies and the earth for decades to come. As usual when Sep... Read more

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Call me old-fashioned but...Oh brother, where art thou?
I was raised Roman Catholic, so trust me, I, of all people understand the true meaning of hypocrisy. But let me clarify: it's not that Catholicism is a flawed belief system. Rather, it's what people do in the name of religion that has gi... Read more

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B.A.L.L.S.: Knock knock peddling
Bitching about Life in London and Society is a weekly column that attempts to delve into the smaller irritations in our society. Background: The 1950s saw the birth of the door-to-door salesman: bibles, encyclopedias, house wares, insurance ... Read more

Lifestyles

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The Warped 45s fast tracking success
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Well, I tried not to think about when I'd have to write the last column of the year, but here it is. Don't get all heavy on me, it was always going to happen. I tell... Read more

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Stylish summer jobs that we should all aim for
Ahhh summer! Once the last paper has been submitted, the last scantron bubbled in, and the last class attended, the drinks and celebrations become as free-flowing as Niagara Falls. But, after the hangovers subside, and the feelings of freedom ... Read more

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Keeping up with style
So Fanshawe, another year has passed and summer is almost here. It's the best time of the year to wear whatever you want; take advantage of cute skirts, big sunglasses, tanks and jumpers. Quit hiding under coats and sweaters and show off y... Read more

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Londoner Perry goes acoustic
“If you don't always have something to be angry about, you are clearly too apathetic and not invested enough in this world,” says London-based singer, songwriter, model, writer, record label owner and former Fanshawe student Ro... Read more

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Spring Awakening: a must see musical phenomenon
Spring Awakening started as a script written in Germany in 1891 by Frank Wedekind. The show follows a group of angst ridden German teens living in the late 19th century and going through a sexual “awakening,” the transition from ch... Read more

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You never knew you loved... Forging Viking metal
While some music is written to reflect modern issues, trends, and pop culture, others straddle the line between historical and escapist. Such is the case in Viking metal, a subgenre that emerged from black metal but with distinctive subject ma... Read more

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Interwebology: Conceptualizing TV
With the advent of the iPad, some industry commentators are already predicting that children being born today will likely grow up on simulated, touch-screen keyboards, seeing physical buttons the same way adults today look at typewriters. Land... Read more

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Is this it?: “Rolling” downhill
There's a jealous appeal of any journalist watching the movie Almost Famous — it's not just the bands, the glamour, the groupies and the drugs... it's the fact that this 15-year-old kid swindled Rolling Stone into giving him a... Read more

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JRMAs celebrate local talent
This year's Jack Richardson Music Awards may have been long, but only because it was jampacked with some of the best musical talent London has to offer. Taking place at the London Music Hall on April 11, a packed audience was treated to a ... Read more

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It's gonna be alright
Dum Dum Girls — I Will Be Dee Dee, Jules, Frankie Rose and Bambi make up the girl gang that is Dum Dum Girls. Formed in 2008, and the former solo project of lead singer Dee Dee (Kristen Gundred) I Will Be is the first fulllength disc ... Read more

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Love Lola: Shacking up, bow wows and so long for now
Dear Lola, Is it okay to move in with my girlfriend cause it's cheaper? Tight Wad Dear Wad, Is it okay to buy a clunker car cause it's cheaper? Is it okay to buy a second-hand mattress cause it's cheaper? Is it okay to buy your gr... Read more

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Food for Thought: Kick these killer cravings to the curb
So you have a giant sweet-tooth that seems to have a mind of its own. Finding it hard to say “no thanks” to the pastries and pies of the world? You are not alone. Even as a nutrition student, I find it difficult to resist a donut, c... Read more

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Forest City Gallery gets ‘frozen in time'
Montreal's Nathalie Daoust is bringing her haunting and eerily real photography to London with her exhibit “Frozen in Time, Switzerland.” Prepare to be transported into a fantastical vision of the country that is both dreamy an... Read more

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Rawkin: TIME returns to OBS
The second last New Music Friday in the OBS has come and gone with only one week left. I was happy to see a great turnout that week as some Fridays you can almost hear crickets. It's always a great night when a lot of people come to these ... Read more

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Hot Tub provides laughs
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) Maybe it is because I went into the film with very low expectations, or I expected the film to be horrible, but Hot Tub Time Machine was a pleasant surprise. The movie's title is only descriptive of how the fo... Read more

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Raunchy comedy hits most of the right notes
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009) Sometimes a man must sink all the way to the bottom, before he can begin to climb his way to the top. Abandoning your best friend at his bachelor party to pursue a sexual encounter with a little person ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: A probing look at the porn business
Sex Sells (2005) Porn is big business. How big? Try 100 billion dollars a year — at least that's what the Internet told me, and it has never lied before. While that number may seem staggering, what's even more unbelievable is t... Read more

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A provocative read
The Coming Insurrection “It's useless to wait — for a breakthrough, for the revolution, the nuclear apocalypse or a social movement. To go on waiting is madness. The catastrophe is not coming, it is here. We are already situ... Read more

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T.C. McLuhan finishes documentary 20 years later
WATERLOO, Ont. (CUP) — T.C. McLuhan always imagined completing her documentary on Badshah Khan. Twenty years later, she finally did. The Frontier Gandhi: Badshah Khan, a Torch for Peace, which took the Canadian director and daughter of ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Through patience and persistence, you finally merge the ideal with the reality. Aries gets in the first, last and only word that's worth hearing. You're fiercely loyal to your friends. To your enemies, you&... Read more

Sports

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Fun and Fitness: Don't go from spring fab to flab
It's the last week of the school year, therefore it's also my last chance to enlighten you! I won't keep you long since its crunch time and you're all frantically finishing up last minute assignments and preparing for exams. But... Read more

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Motoring: BMW X5M lacks the thrill of “M” class cars
Question: How can one differentiate a good BMW from a great one? The Answer: Just look for the “M” badge. “M” stands for Motorsport, and these cars are specially prepared by BMW's in-house motor sports division to ... Read more

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NFL Czar: Making a mockery
Last week, I took a look at the first half of round one of the upcoming NFL draft. With just under two weeks to go until the St. Louis Rams are on the clock, I will take a look at picks 17-32 today. Note: for those Chicago Bears and Carolina P... Read more

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Silva embarrassing in win
As the UFC entered Abu Dhabi for the first time it seemed like they were bringing with them a stellar card, stacked full of superstars who were going to give this market the show they deserved. The hype behind everyone fighting and the event i... Read more

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Birtwistle has the stones to be curling
Since the Canadian men's curling team won gold at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, curling has grabbed a large interest in a lot of people across Canada. Even here at Fanshawe people have started paying more attention to the sport. Which is... Read more

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Griffiths on Fanshawe basketball
In 1891 James Naismith drafted up a game designed to keep his students active and moving in the long New England winters. He nailed a peach basket to the mezzanine of the YMCA where he worked, and thus began the sport basketball. Shortly afte... Read more

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