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10 Things I Know About You: No ribbing Callow
Ashley Callow is in her first year of SSW. "I am a pretty friendly person and fairly outgoing once I get to know you," said Callow. "I'm also easygoing and super laid back. I love country music, the beach, summertime, naps, concerts, road trip... Read more

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News

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Kicking off the United Way Campaign
Fanshawe started its annual United Way fundraising campaign with a bang on October 4 by holding the first fundraising event and announcing the campaign goal. Three competitors stirred up their best beans for the annual chili cookoff. Student... Read more

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Tag, you're it
There has been a recent trend on Fanshawe College's main campus in the past few weeks that is costing students thousands of dollars. According to Security Supervisor Bob Earle, a couple of graffiti taggers have created about $2,500 worth of ... Read more

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Strike-related terminations cause controversy
On Monday, October 3, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union ran an advertisement in the London Free Press. The advertisement read, "Reinstate fired workers at Fanshawe College," and was printed in an effort to gain public support for thei... Read more

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'Budget' doesn't have to be a scary word
Creating a budget can be almost as hard as sticking to one, but luckily, a team of students in Fanshawe's Professional Financial Service program want to help. The Financial Planning Standards Council's third annual Financial Planning Week runs... Read more

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The shortest distance between new friends is a smile
Some Fanshawe students have travelled great distances to be here, while others grew up just down the street from the college. The International Department's activities like the Host Program and Conversation Circles are bringing people together... Read more

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Oilsands protesters from across the country converge in Ottawa for a day of action
OTTAWA (CUP) — An estimated 100 people were arrested on Parliament Hill September 26 as hundreds of citizens from across the country descended on Canada's seat of government to protest the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and fur... Read more

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Researchers link unemployment to longer life
WATERLOO, Ont. (CUP) — Despite the apparent downsides to unemployment, two Wilfrid Laurier University professors have found that unemployed Canadians may in fact live longer. Hideki Ariizumi and Tammy Schirle of the university's econom... Read more

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5 Questions with Adam Gourlay, FSU VP Athletics and Residence Life
1. What's one thing we should know about you and one thing we shouldn't? I guess one thing everyone knows about me is my dislike for the Toronto Maple Leafs. I guess after the season they had last year, I suppose the one thing you shouldn't kno... Read more

Opinion

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Psych Your Mind: Bloody pirates!
Once upon a time in a land not too far away, I made the nave presumption that the world of theatre was somehow more legit than that of rock 'n' roll — that was, until the following story was relayed to me... Excited to endeavour to expr... Read more

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We must ban the blood ban
MONTREAL (CUP) — On September 8, the United Kingdom's Health Department announced that, as of November, gay men will be allowed to give blood — if they refrain from any form of sexual contact for an entire year. Although deemed progr... Read more

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Indigenous studies? How about colonial studies?
We need to spend less time on the 'Indian problem' and more time on the imperial one VICTORIA (CUP) — When one thinks about what is taught in indigenous studies, too often one thinks of a romanticized anthropological study of indigenous... Read more

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Notes from Day Seven: How I feel about Mitchell Wilson's death
The worst thing about being bullied that I can remember is the feeling that my grade five classmates thought I was dirt. Most of the bullying I experienced came from a violent kid named Ricky, who was a kind of ringleader in the rural elementary... Read more

Lifestyles

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that the most important tools required in the job search are the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones, so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to... Read more

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Formichetti fever
Who better to have as a muse than Lady Gaga? Her clothes are incredible and completely outrageous and her style is unlike anyone else's. Realistically, whoever uses her as a muse is delivering some of the most innovative pieces yet. This pe... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Luscious lips
Lips are one of the most creative yet untapped ways to create a bold look. When it comes to lip design, many women just throw on some lightly tinted lip gloss or possibly even a neutral shade of lipstick, but that is usually where the creativit... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies: Kissing 101
Not only are there over 20 types of kisses, there are various meanings associated with a kiss. It can be a sign of compassion, affection, love, lust, attraction or even just a way to say hello or goodbye. Not only can kisses unveil someone's t... Read more

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What's in a name?
Writing has become something of a routine to me. Typically, I have a tall glass of something or other beside me (lemon water Sunday mornings, a deep glass of red wine Monday nights), I'll be wearing moccasin slippers, and I will be carefully e... Read more

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Fall Fun
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Bobbyisms: Peter Gabriel gives New Blood
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. And every now and then, I get the opportunity to share something truly inspiring with you, and it's those times when I most enjoy writing to you every week. Like this week. ... Read more

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Birthday Boys double down
If you gave thanks this weekend for good music, you'll be happy to know that Peterborough's Birthday Boys are returning to Call The Office on October 11, and they're sharing the stage with King City guitar heavyweight Amanda Zelina, The Coppe... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) If you don't have to go out, take advantage of your privacy. If you can't beg off a social obligation, say as little as possible. You're sure to have the last laugh. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) When Earth Sig... Read more

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The cult of Epic Meal Time
On October 5, the guys from Epic Meal Time rolled onto campus for a live version of their hit YouTube show. For those of you who don't know, EMT is a YouTube sensation that took off a little over a year ago where a group of men make disgusting... Read more

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Ohbijou and Metal Meets
This Thursday, October 13, will be a shining night for music in London as Toronto's Ohbijou arrive to perform at Aeolian Hall in support of Metal Meets, their acclaimed new album released on September 27. Their third, the record is a lush s... Read more

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A beautiful "Addiction"
Medina, a Danish-Chilean dance artist, is reaching pinnacle status on the electronic radar. The 29- year-old songstress released her first singles in Denmark in 2007 followed by an album, Tt p (Up Close), that same year. Hitting hard in h... Read more

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Nutrition Ambition: The perks of coffee
Need a pick-me-up? Chances are, October has you feeling more sluggish than sprightly. Summer is long forgotten, and all those late nights and early classes are starting to take their toll. So you hit the snooze button for the third (or fourth,... Read more

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Ever dream of becoming a gourmet burger celebrity?
The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro wants Fanshawe to name one of its 68 gourmet burgers! Fanshawe is taking over downtown. Just a few weeks ago, Fanshawe announced its new downtown campus location. Now, Falcons get to name their very own burger a... Read more

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Get your groove on at Jack's
With another full week of school, it only made sense to treat myself to a night of intense partying. Anyone who's anyone knows the place to go is Jack's, located at 539 Richmond St. You always know it's a good night when the line snakes down R... Read more

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You ate how much? Tips to get back on track after holiday eating
Ah, Thanksgiving, with chilly weather just around the corner and the stress of upcoming midterms on our shoulders, it's a time most students take advantage of to indulge in favourite comfort foods from home. Overindulgence, however, isn't some... Read more

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Time to get spooky!
It's that time of year again! Halloween season is here and it's time to get your children into the spirit. The Fanshawe Student Union is holding its annual Children's Halloween Party on Saturday, October 22, in the Alumni Lounge in the FSU S... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: You'll love the way Captain EO makes you feel
Captain EO (1986) When the name Michael Jackson is brought up, many things come to mind. His record-breaking album sales. His trademark moonwalk. His alleged obsession with plastic surgery. But, of course, in the later years of his life, a... Read more

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Reel Views: I don't know why she keeps trying
I Don't Know How She Does It (2011) Sarah Jessica Parker was born to play the role of Carrie Bradshaw, and it has become excruciatingly clear that when she tries to break away from that into the realm of romantic comedies, she falls flat. ... Read more

Sports

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Fanshawe's hockey elite gear up for big season
Fanshawe College's competitive extramural men's and women's hockey teams are gearing up for the 2011/12 season. This tournament league features 32 teams, with around 700 players in the men's league and 100 in the women's. Eric Collins, Head... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Hell in a Cell a brutal spectacle
Last Sunday night WWE's Hell in a Cell PPV took place, and it proved yet again to be a brutal spectacle of pain and carnage. Two championship belts changed hands, and a couple of feuds were perhaps effectively resolved. For the past few week... Read more

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Motoring: Quick tests of three economical cars
The last month has been very busy with car launches, and so there are lots of products to inform about. This week, rather than just one test, we will look at a few cars that we recently tested. 2012 Chevrolet Sonic We start off with the brand... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Promoted teams doing well
When Norwich City headed to Manchester United on October 1, not very many people gave them a chance. Then again, no one gave them a chance to be in the top league this year, as the team has jumped two divisions in the past two years. From p... Read more

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Falcon volleyball teams bring home some serious metal
Fanshawe's volleyball teams played host to the ninth annual kick off tournament on October 1 and 2. Both teams saw success as the women took home the gold, while the men fell just short, finishing with silver medals. Day one saw both teams p... Read more

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London Knights storm into October
Expectations have been much higher for the London Knights going into the 2011/12 season. During the summer, they acquired a number of key players, and they also managed to bring back most of last season's squad intact and a year more experienc... Read more

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Lightning touches down at Fanshawe
Heads up, b-ball fans: the London Lightning basketball team will be holding an inter-squad scrimmage on October 12 at Fanshawe. Get a sneak peek of the 2011/12 London Lightning roster, which includes players from across the U.S. and Canada,... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Know your limits
This past Monday, I happened to be on the receiving end of an unpleasant surprise. I was sitting in the gym taking a brief rest in between sets, and I noticed my shoulder didn't feel quite right. I got that oh-so-familiar feeling you get when ... Read more

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NFL Czar: Cowboys with lots to prove
I will be the first person to tell you that I am a fan of the Dallas Cowboys, and I am also a fan of quarterback Tony Romo. However, this year, they have been incredibly frustrating and inconsistent. Romo has been very erratic at times, and th... Read more

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