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10 Things I Know About You... Taylor's education on front burner
A.J. Taylor is in his first year of Hotel Management, but is in his third year at Fanshawe. He said, "I am usually a shy person, but when I know someone well, I could talk forever. Usually with no reason." 1. Why are you here? To continu... Read more

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Support staff and colleges come to a standoff
Ontario colleges and support staff workers have failed to reach an agreement on a new contract, sending approximately 8,000 members of the Ontario Public Services Employees Union at 24 colleges across Ontario out on strike. The bargaining proc... Read more

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Get smart with Project LEARN
With the start of the school year comes Project LEARN, a citywide effort aimed to educate students and enforce the law. With Project LEARN, a number of police officers are assigned to certain areas surrounding Fanshawe College, UWO, student ... Read more

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Get in the SAC
This month, the Fanshawe Student Union is inviting students to hop in the SAC with them! Nominations opened for the Student Administrative Council election on August 29 and will close Friday, September 16 at 4 p.m. The SAC consists of stude... Read more

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Gaming in London set to grow
The video game development industry in London has been growing for some time now, thanks in large part to the local company Digital Extremes, the company responsible for developing ultrapopular games like Homefront and Bioshock II. Digital Ext... Read more

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Exercise Peregrine: Fanshawe reveals new weapon in preparedness
Over the summer, the emergency management teams at Fanshawe College unveiled Exercise Peregrine and revealed the latest addition to their arsenal of emergency preparedness: perspective. Emulating an aggressive shooter loose in R2 Peregrine H... Read more

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New research equipment will benefit Fanshawe community
Fanshawe College is strengthening its research faculty and its relationships with city industries by purchasing new research equipment with a grant of just over $330,000. The grant is giving Fanshawe the opportunity to purchase a solar simula... Read more

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New faces in the FSU dining establishments
The new school year has brought about some staffing changes in the Fanshawe Student Union, with Gary Deline as the Out Back Shack's new Manager and Ismael Viegas in the newly revived Hospitality Services Manager position. As Manager of the O... Read more

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Fanshawe receives $6 million in funding for arts campus
Over the summer, Khalil Ramal, MPP London-Fanshawe, announced that Fanshawe College would be receiving $6 million in provincial grants to open a new School of Applied and Performing Arts in London's downtown core. The announcement was preced... Read more

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Ontario makes it easier to become an organ donor
It is now easier than ever to become a registered organ donor in Ontario; all it takes is a few clicks of the mouse. The new website BeADonor.ca allows any Ontario citizen with a valid health ... Read more

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5 Questions with Sam Slade, FSU VP Internal Affairs
1. Who was/is your favourite professor? I have three professors who really stand out in my mind, one being from Fashion Merchandising, Janice Hyde. She taught me a few classes and was great. Another is Charlotte Piper, my teacher from second s... Read more

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Distinguished grad profile: John Davies, MMA RRT FAARC
Fanshawe College has a long and proud history of producing outstanding graduates. Sometimes Fanshawe is one of many important steps in a long educational journey, as was the case for one of Fanshawe's distinguished graduates John Davies. Dav... Read more

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Notes From Day Seven: 9/11 and a lesson from St. Paul's
I was 11 years old when my father took me to New York in 1964. We drove during the winter, managing our way through a snowstorm. At one point a state trooper talked to Dad and I remember clearly the American accent, the first I ever heard coming... Read more

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Law Talk: Canada's criminal justice system: An overview
You probably already know something about the criminal justice system. Maybe you're already an expert, or maybe you know little beyond the inaccurate portrayal depicted in movies and on TV. Whatever the case, here are four things you should know... Read more

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Welcome back, Fanshawe!
Allow me to introduce myself: I'm Veronica Barahona, the President of the Fanshawe Student Union and your link to everything we offer! The Student Union office is located on the second floor of SC building (above the Oasis) in SC2001. We take... Read more

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Miniskirt or body-suit?
Dear Editor: One of the things that gets me going is the discussion on clothing standards; it brings back memories, and, well, I've always had my thoughts about it. First, about me: I grew up in a very strict home/church environment, and cl... Read more

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Psych Your Mind: How am I not myself?
There's a distinct difference between growing up and acting grown up. While the former refers to the physical, hormonal and biological changes one's body undergoes as one ages, the latter is a much more complex psychological development that req... Read more

Lifestyles

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Lights shines at Forwell Hall
When Lights pays a visit to Fanshawe on September 16 to perform in Forwell Hall, it will be just weeks before the October 4 release of her coming sophomore album, Siberia, and following a successful summer promoting and revealing her latest wo... Read more

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TiŽsto invades London
On Saturday, September 17, TiŽsto is bringing his Club Life College Invasion Tour to the John Labatt Centre in what is being touted as the largest such tour on record for a DJ in the United States and Canada. An unprecedented tour, TiŽsto is... Read more

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Tailoring learning styles to maximize education
Studying can be tedious Ė even more so when you're not sure if what you're doing is the most effective method. Everyone has a learning style, and tapping into the one Ė or two Ė that fit you the best can help turn studying into a task tailor... Read more

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Brush up on study strategies
Now that you're getting a little more used to being back at school, it's time to buckle down, work hard and hit the books. Samantha Diamond, a former Student Success Facilitator at Fanshawe's Learning Centre and current Professor in the Scho... Read more

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London's Poetry Slam is a knockout
When Elyse Maltin decided London needed a poetry slam in November 2007, she had no idea it would continue to bring success and stir the creative minds in the city. Every month since it began in February 2008, the London Poetry Slam has been go... Read more

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Trixx to treat OBS crowd
Offering his refreshing style of comedy, Frankie "Trixx" Agyemang is headlining the Free Comedy Night at the Out Back Shack on September 14. For such a successful talent, Trixx took an interesting path to becoming a comedian. "I was a DJ at... Read more

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Fanshawe grad makes a splash in purse design contest
This summer, Crystal Light held a contest to see which young Canadian fashion designer could create the hottest summer handbag. Jennifer Burland, a 2009 grad from Fanshawe's Fashion Design program, stepped up to the challenge. The Crystal Li... Read more

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Love, Lust & Lies: Going the distance for your relationship
For some people, deciding where to go to college is more than just looking at which schools best fit their needs academically and socially. The decision may also be shaped by a relationship and the consequences to that relationship if they wer... Read more

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September skin
Although I dread the cold as much as I dread doing taxes, there are a few cool weather benefits I (begrudgingly) enjoy. Let's be honest, it's great to be able to have a slightly less demanding beauty regime (hey, if you stretch out your chippe... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Back-to-school beauty
Now that the all-nighters and early starts are approaching quicker than ever, time and patience to apply makeup suddenly start to diminish. Our skin's complexion starts to look sallow and drained of life as the excuses keep building as to why ... Read more

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Reel Views: The Help a dramatic look at 1960s Mississippi
The Help (2011) The 1960s in America was a time of great change, particularly in the struggle for civil rights. The country's Deep South, however, was violently resistant to these types of changes, and life in those parts of the country co... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Hobo With a Shotgun is number one with a bullet
Hobo With a Shotgun (2011) Warning: If scenes of topless women beating a homeless man to death with sticks as if he were a piŮata disturb you, then you will probably have no interest in the film I will be reviewing this week. There, now th... Read more

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Reel Views: 30 Minutes or Less full of laughs
30 Minutes or Less (2011) Nick has 30 minutes to deliver a pizza or the cost of it gets taken out of his paycheck. Nick also has 12 hours to rob a bank and deliver the money to a couple of dimwitted criminals before the bomb strapped to hi... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Aries tangles with the unknown. Guess as best you can, and be ready for a mixed bag of results. As long as you don't hurt anyone, the damage should be easily repaired. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) The truth c... Read more

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Oh! yes, a free music fest is coming to town
This weekend, downtown London will be host to something that is sure to thrill the music community in the city: a free music festival. From September 16 to 18, the weekend of the Car Free Festival, Dundas Street between Ridout and Wellington ... Read more

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Got pride?
Greetings, Fanshawe, it's good to be back! If you're an old familiar like me, welcome back, hope you're looking forward to the year as much as I am; if you're a new student, I hope you take time to explore all the opportunities this school has ... Read more

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Walking for a good cause
In recent years, a popular way of raising support for a particular issue has been to set up a walk. You see all different kinds every year, and this September, one that is very important to me is coming up. I, as part of Spectrum Fanshawe, will... Read more

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Bobbyisms: Kicking the year off right
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. The best part about writing a weekly music recommendation column is that it leads to serial excitement about forthcoming records, and it just happens that September 13 is a ... Read more

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Fanshawe's first Terry Fox Run
The story of Terry Fox is one that has been shared among Canadians for decades. A young man of great determination and a strong belief in miracles, Fox inspired an entire nation and left a legacy that can be seen each September at Terry Fox ru... Read more

Sports

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OCAA suspends varsity sports events due to strike
If you've walked through the Athletics Department in the past few days, you may have noticed its normally vibrant welcome desk shuttered and silent. "Athletics is closed, but we are here to support the students as best we can with what we ha... Read more

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Motoring: Prowling the streets in the Jaguar XJL SS
If life has been treating you well financially, you may be in the position to buy a full-size luxury car. But which one to choose? Most people go out and buy either the Mercedes-Benz S-class or the BMW 7-series. Both these vehicles are fine... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Intramurals a lot of fun
As exciting as it is to enter a new school, it can also be a little intimidating when you have yet to make new friends. Of course, one of the easiest ways to get around this is by joining some extramural activities. Since I work at the Fitness ... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Impact Wrestling remains in flux
It seems to be the best of times and the worst of times right now for TNA, which recently rebranded itself as Impact Wrestling. The XDivision got a much-needed boost with the addition of Austin Aries, Kid Kash, Jesse Sorensen, Mark Haskins and... Read more

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NFL Czar: Huge matchup highlights week two
With week one in the books, the 2011 football season is in full swing. I realize that it is incredibly early in the year, but there is a game in the NFC with huge playoff implications. Not only that, there are multiple other storylines involved... Read more

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