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10 Things I Know About You... Huiberts loves Fanshawe
Rachel Huiberts is in her first year of the Business Marketing program. “I am a very bubbly, positive and outgoing young lady,” said Huiberts. “I love listening to music and singing.” 1. Why are you here? I am here because I love Fanshawe. ... Read more

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Fleming riots burn Fanshawe College
On the night of March 17, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Fleming Drive spiraled downward into a full-blown riot. The City of London, London Police Service, Fanshawe College and the London community as a whole have been left trying to figure... Read more

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Rebuilding after the riot
The St. Patrick's Day riot on Fleming Drive drew many comparisons to Project X, a movie that documents an out-of-control party. Taking inspiration from this, and wanting to create something positive out of what some called "Project Fanshawe," ... Read more

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The post-riot job hunt is not going to be easy
The St. Patrick’s Day riot has left many Fanshawe students and alumni ashamed and embarrassed about the actions of a small number of people from the Fanshawe community. Many are worried about how Fanshawe is being portrayed in the media, and s... Read more

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Post-recession, it’s an ‘uphill battle’ for young people seeking jobs: study
Network, volunteer to start your career, say experts MONTREAL (CUP) — With 2012 convocation only weeks away, future graduates are looking at a grim job market as young workers have been the worst affected by the past recession, according to... Read more

Opinion

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Riot may deter prospective students
Dear Editor: I’m writing this email because a friend affiliated with Fanshawe College suggested I do so. Up until now, I have seriously been considering Fanshawe as my primary college of choice for future studies. The media programs and the ove... Read more

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How about some respect?
Dear Editor: Fanshawe students are aghast with the events on Fleming Drive, and are quick to say “that’s just an isolated group” and it has nothing to do with the general population of Fanshawe students. However, it seems to be one more story i... Read more

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Mayor threatens students?
Dear Editor: Maybe a drunken bonfire in the street was way out of line, but the Mayor’s threats were worse and I believe illegal. He said, and I quote, “You will pay one way or another.” If he had said that you will be prosecuted to the full ex... Read more

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L is for Fanshawe’s rioting students
Dear Editor: To the Goons and Goonettes that took part in the riot, scorn and disgust are the most printable feelings I have for you. Don’t come back to our school. You’re not smart enough to make the shape of an “L” on your foreheads. Susie M... Read more

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City needs to accept Fleming responsibility
Dear Editor: Fleming Drive and its surrounding streets are part of a London subdivision, serviced by the City of London for snow plowing, garbage collection and all the services that other areas of London get based on their taxes. It’s time th... Read more

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Tweeting Fanshawe
@muska971 #projectx looked like all the YouTube videos of #Fleming #riot crazy but you still can’t blame the movie for the actions of #dumbcollegekids @jeffslinky61 #fleming has been a problem for years now, we sat on the fence and wished it aw... Read more

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An open letter to the St. Patrick’s Day 2012 rioters on Fleming Drive
There was probably a time when St. Patrick’s Day was a joyous occasion. There were also times when people knew to respect someone else’s privacy. It pains me to think whether I made the right decision to come all the way from India to go to Fans... Read more

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Psych Your Mind: The best laid plans...
When it comes to developing (and maintaining) psychological maturity, a key ingredient to success is cultivating a sunny disposition. As the words to the theme of Monty Python’s The Life of Brian so smartly prescribe, one should always strive to... Read more

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Graham James case sickening
KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CUP) - On March 20, Graham James was sentenced for his guilty plea — filed in December — for numerous and repeated sexual assaults against children. I will repeat this, just so there’s no confusion about the actual facts. James ... Read more

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Congrats to new council
Dear Editor: Lost in the flaming Fleming debacle is the fact that a new student council was elected to serve the student body. Their moment of triumph was short lived, hijacked by an event of silly proportions. Unfortunately for these new leade... Read more

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Why do politicians lie? To protect you
It’s an unfortunate reality in politics that leaders say one thing and do another. In his 2003 campaign, Dalton McGuinty locked eyes with Ontarians and promised not to raise taxes. A short time later, the annual health tax was introduced. The si... Read more

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Notes from Day Seven: The death of farming - Should we care?
One of my nephews is in his late teens. He always wanted to take over his parents’ farm. And his parents once looked forward to the day they could hand over a well-managed family farm to their child. Too bad that’s not going to happen. The farm... Read more

Lifestyles

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The British Columbians invade London March 30
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that The British Columbians are from the province of the same name, although the band, hailing from Vancouver, claims their choice of name isn’t necessarily in honour of their home province but ... Read more

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Bobbyisms: Social summer ahead
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Did you know the Koopalings – that is, the seven eldest children of King Bowser Koopa and heirs to the Koopa Kingdom – were all named after singers and musicians? With the ... Read more

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It's a Wrap: Khalifa tees up new album with mixtape
In the past couple of years, Wiz Khalifa has emerged into the mainstream spotlight as a force to be reckoned with. After two independent albums in 2006 and 2009, his hard work finally paid off in 2011 when he released Rolling Papers with Atlan... Read more

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Zachary Lucky proves his love for Saskatchewan with new record
It’s not hard to find inspiration from the places you know and love. That’s just what Saskatoon native Zachary Lucky has done with his newest album, conveniently titled Saskatchewan. The folk album released independently on March 6 of this yea... Read more

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Reel Views: Friends with Kids a grown-up comedy
Friends with Kids (2012) Remember how funny Bridesmaids was? If you loved the movie because of the hilariously dynamic chemistry between Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Chris O’Dowd on screen, Director/leading lady Jennifer Westfe... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Stone Cold battles Machete in dream matchup
Recoil (2011) Has there ever been two actors who you really wanted to see make a film together, like Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, or Ron Jeremy and Jenna Jameson? I bet when they finally did work together, it... Read more

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Comics
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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You’re good with people. Advocates and anthropologists accomplish a week’s work in a single interview. As someone who can foresee developments, Aries is smart enough to use this knowledge. Taurus (April 20 - May 2... Read more

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Hunting hound
I am currently going through a personal dilemma and I find that this article is the perfect place to fully spill on the problem I am having. Fashion students have the option of doing a co-op work term during the summers between the years of ou... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Makeup for photography
Have you ever taken a picture and wondered why you looked so white (washed out), overly shiny and/or had a really flat complexion? Chances are you were just applying your makeup like you normally would on a day-to-day basis. The truth is, make... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies: Think before you date a co-worker
Summer is around the corner, and for students that usually means one thing: it’s time to get a job. There are things we all look for in a job; if the hours are good, if we’ll still have a life, if the pay is reasonable. What we don’t always in... Read more

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Long Distance Love: How to deal with a problem
Let’s take a moment to acknowledge a simple fact: all couples have rough patches. Whether you’re the lucky few who have just the rare spat or you have a bigger, more serious problem to deal with, no relationship can escape the bumps in the roa... Read more

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Health, Body and Fitness: Be aware
On March 10, we honoured National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Day to reflect on the impact of HIV/AIDS on females across the globe. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which attacks the body’s immune system. It can be passed through inf... Read more

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Talking Cash: How should I start saving after graduation?
Many students here at Fanshawe will be graduating at the end of April. For some of you, this may be after only two or three years of education, and for others, it will be have been much longer. Also, some of you may be fortunate enough to grad... Read more

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Abstaining from abstinence education
FREDERICTON (CUP) — Women, imagine a ripe cherry being violently smashed to bits with a mallet. Some abstinence-only educators want young women to liken the violent image to the breaking of the hymen during sex — a vaginal membrane often erron... Read more

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Dragon Age: Redemption brings the game to life
Dragon Age: Redemption (2012) From sword fights to magic to battles between good and evil, Dragon Age: Redemption immerses viewers in a fantasy world. Originally a six-part series on YouTube, Redemption is now available on DVD, complete with... Read more

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Reel Views: Top 10 movies about awful jobs
Finding a job can be a long, tedious process full of ups and downs, but the effort will be worth it when you score a great job. If you’ve had a long day of hitting the pavement and need to relax, sit back and enjoy these top 10 movies about te... Read more

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Slice of Canadian medical history hits Grand stage
Tempting Providence, now playing at the Grand Theatre in London, tells the story of a nurse caring for people in the tiny towns located along Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, and it’s a show that’s not to be missed. The play is a look ... Read more

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Hey @you! Get #social with your #jobhunt
Social media isn’t just for socializing anymore. Companies have started to use social media sites to advertise job opportunities and are checking your social media accounts before hiring you. We’ve all be cautioned against posting scandalous or... Read more

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Young, fresh, profesh
Transitioning from school style to workplace wear can be tough. Amy Casson, Owner of Polished Image, and Mirella Zanatta, Owner of First Impressions Image Consulting, have some tips for how you can dress appropriately for an interview without f... Read more

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Golden opportunity or scam in disguise?
Desperate times shouldn’t have to call for desperate measures, but that’s exactly what scammers are hoping job hunters will turn to in these tough times. With the unemployment rate for people in London between the ages of 15 and 24 hittin... Read more

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Breaking the mold of job hunting
When you’re 16, in high school and looking for your first job, “job hunting” probably looks a lot like walking around your local mall with a stack of resumes and handing them out to all the stores you love. When you’re in college, it pro... Read more

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How to answer typical interview questions
Looking for a job can be one of the most overwhelming and stressful processes that we all have to go through. When that oh-so-exciting moment comes and you are offered an interview, the combination of nerves and excitement can be enough to mak... Read more

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Don't be phony
Perfecting your handshake, remembering deodorant, making sure you’re wearing pants – all things essential to preparing for an interview. But as phone and Skype interviews become more common, a new set of rules comes into play. Author and fashion p... Read more

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N.M. ployed's (not so helpful) job hunt tips
I’ve been looking for a job for a while. It’s rough out there. But I’ve come up with some sure-fire ways to help you stand out from the crowd and land your dream job. They haven’t helped me yet, but I have faith. - Write a three-page cover letter...... Read more

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Diary of the unemployed
We have all heard about the fluctuation of Canada’s unemployment rates on the news over the past couple of years, but I’ve found that this information remains an abstract idea until you yourself are a part of that statistic. Statistics Canada report... Read more

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Facebook: The career maker or breaker
A trend has been developing in the world of job searching: employers have started asking their applicants to send links to the social media sites they belong to instead of sending their resume and cover letter. As young people immerse themselv... Read more

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

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24-hour online Mario marathon for charity
The Mario marathon is an online charity event hosted by Fanshawe students. The goal is to gain positive awareness for the student body by streaming a video game marathon on the Internet and gaining donations in the process through a PayPal don... Read more

Sports

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Motoring: Comparing the Infiniti FX35 to the BMW X3
If you are in the market for a stylish, luxurious SUV that won’t actually be used to go through a ravine or cut its way through a forest, then the new BMW X3 and updated Infiniti FX35 will be on your shopping list. But which is best? To find o... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Get outside and get active
It has been a rough weekend for Fanshawe College, but it has been a GREAT week for weather! A few days ago, I was walking outside after work to my car and nearly got drilled with a football and road hockey ball. Multiple students were playing ... Read more

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A few NHL playoff predictions
As it is with every season, we’re drawing closer to the playoffs, and the race to get into them is heating up. Although some teams have locked up their playoff spot (and what the heck is St. Louis doing sitting first in the league?), there are... Read more

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NBA Watch: Movers and shakers
The 2012 NBA trade deadline came and went and it left some basketball fans like me wondering things like would Dwight Howard be traded? Would Pau Gasol be traded? Which team would strengthen their squad up in the hope of lifting the trophy at ... Read more

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NFL Czar: Mock draft, part one
It’s that time of year again, folks! Time for the NFL Czar’s annual NFL mock draft. Of course, a lot may change in the coming days when the dominos finish falling from the Peyton Manning signing in Denver, but I am going to do the best I can. ... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Champions League quarterfinal preview
The Union of European Football Associations Champions League has pushed to its final eight of the tournament. The nation represented cross-Europe from Portugal to Cyprus, and features a fairly even draw. However, there are still plenty of inte... Read more

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Around the OHL: Knights in for tough series
It’s that time of year again: 16 teams are left in their quest to win the OHL championship and a chance to represent the league in the Memorial Cup. This year we’re in for a great series. Here are the matchups and my predictions: Eastern Conf... Read more

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