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10 Things I Know About You... Getting creative with Mykhailova
Ganna Mykhailova is in her first year of Fanshawe's Interactive Media Design and Production program. She described herself as a "sunny, kind person," adding that she "loves to create art and flash games." 1. Why are you here? To get the best s... Read more

News

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Explore education in Europe
If you've thought about travelling to Europe and studying abroad, now's your chance. Fanshawe is continuing to expand its exchange program, allowing several students to study abroad in many European countries. International projects and excha... Read more

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Villains hit the runway for charity
Halloween is fast approaching and there is nothing worse than having to pick out your costume at the last minute. Toilet paper mummies, tin foil tiaras or just bunny ears should not cut it this year. This October, Fanshawe's Fashion department... Read more

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Let's talk about shoes
If you've got a passion for fashion or a special place in your heart for shoes, listen up. Elizabeth Semmelhack, the senior curator of the Bata Show Museum in Toronto, is coming to Fanshawe on October 12 to give a presentation called "The High... Read more

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It's Your Job: Canada launches contest for young workers
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is raising awareness on the workplace rights and responsibilities of young workers by hosting a video contest. The fact is, young workers are most likely to be injured in the workplace or on the job. Every day in... Read more

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Fanshawe logo gets corny
The Fanshawe College logo is going large-scale – it's featured in the 12-acre Belmont Corn Maze design this year! Fanshawe teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to be a part of this spooky fall charity. "We're pleased to work with local organiza... Read more

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Your chance to bite the Big Apple
Explore Times Square, see Broadway shows and take a walk through Central Park – the Fanshawe Student Union is organizing a trip to New York and you're invited. From February 22 to 25, 2013, guests will stay in the Edison Hotel, an Art Deco ho... Read more

Opinion

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Notes from Day Seven: Deciding what to wear
I receive invitations to speak at churches now and then. That's why I traveled to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia not long ago. You might have heard of this town. It has recently been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And a few days ago, the Bluenos... Read more

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Hard to tell whether it's a parody or a presidential election
There are only four weeks left in one of the best slapstick comedies to hit the small screen in years: Obama vs. Romney. From digging up ancient dirt to talking to empty chairs, the campaigns have been fierce, the spending exorbitant and the res... Read more

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Sharing roots with Peters
Everyone's favourite comedian is Canadian. You got it; I'm referring to Russell Peters, the first comedian to ever perform in front of a sold-out crowd at the Air Canada Centre. What makes this week's column even more special to me is the simple ... Read more

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A disenchanted view isn't the only view
KAMLOOPS (CUP) — Too frequently I see editorial columns that are simply dripping with negative observations about the world. Sure, there can be a lot of less-than-awesome things occurring in our world on a regular basis. But how about all of th... Read more

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Why is being decent worthy of adulation?
NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) — I like to be appreciated. Whether for doing well or doing good, it's always nice to be acknowledged. Yet although I'm a firm believer in showing gratitude for acts of kindness, there is a difference between gratitude and... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: The Zolas make smart, fun rock
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. You probably recognize the concept of a sophomore slump – or the curse of the sophomore album, in music – and the pressures it presents to recording artists, but have you ev... Read more

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The Long View: An award-winner's tips
I found out recently I won a prestigious student award. My husband wanted to know if it was a cash prize. My two oldest boys griped about having to get dressed up and come to their mother's boring award ceremony. Never mind, I'm happy and ecst... Read more

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My 15 Minutes With... Papermaps hit the road
Papermaps – Dean Marino (singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer), Wendy Leung (keyboardist/ vocalist), Bobby Lee (drummer), Todd Harrison (guitarist/ keyboardist) and Betty Dimo (bassist) – have had a busy summer driving across the country for a... Read more

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Reel Views: Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets his thrill on in Looper
What if you were a hired gunmen, who had no choice but to kill each and every person sent to you? What if your targets were sent back through time and all you had to do was aim and shoot? Would you do it without fail, even if the person sent b... Read more

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McGee's Movie Moments: What happened to the fright?
I remember a time – okay, given my age, it was not a particularly long time ago – when scary movies were actually scary. I don't mean like they are today, how they are deeply disturbing and unsettling, but I mean frightening. I remember a time... Read more

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Reading Between The Lines: Book or movie? Do Androids Dream vs. Blade Runner
A lot of us are familiar with Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, one of the most acclaimed sci-fi movies to ever come out, and a film that has been polarizing audiences ever since it was released. Some praised it for its exploration of some interest... Read more

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The Real Word: Surviving – and thriving – through adversity
Five years ago, I initiated an important sector of my business operations that not only opened doors to a myriad of new opportunities, but also allowed me to help others who deal with daily adversity. College students face obstacles – a roomma... Read more

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Career Corner: Guidelines for writing effective job search letters
In today's labour market, literacy, communication skills and motivation are highly prized by employers. Your cover letter is an important vehicle in proving you are willing and able to communicate in a professional manner. Whenever you submit ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Embellish your story to increase your perceived heroism. Most people should understand that you're just passing the time instead of angling for a new advantage. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Who wants to do any... Read more

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Get creative with your leftovers
If you went home for the long weekend, Mom may have sent you back to school with a ton of Thanksgiving leftovers to gobble up. Here are some ideas to make your leftovers taste as good as they did the first time around. Turkey Shepherd's Pie ... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Classic movie monster makeup
Halloween is just around the corner, and it seems that every year we all wait to the last moment to decide what we should dress up as! Getting costumed and made up as recent movie characters is always overdone and becomes unoriginal very fast.... Read more

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October Events
Eighth Annual Lost Soul Stroll October 5 to 6, 11 to 13, 18 to 20, 23 to 27 and 30 207 King St. - $25 Join John Radclive (Ontario's first professional hangman) and Johannah Donnelly (the Donnelly family matriarch) on a tour of London's past. The... Read more

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Halloween celebrations around the world
Here in Canada, we honour Halloween with costumes, candy, parties and much more, but not everyone in the world celebrates like we do. NAME: Alla helgons dag (All Saint's Day)/Halloween COUNTRY: Sweden DATE CELEBRATED: November 3 WHAT IT IS: All S... Read more

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Scary Movie Marathon
Curl up with some popcorn and your favourite blanket and get comfy for a marathon night of scary movies. Oh, and don't forget to set the mood by dimming the lights and locking the doors. 1. The Hills Have Eyes (2006) A family on a road trip to... Read more

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Double Up This Halloween Costumes for Couples
It's Halloween, and you and your significant other are thinking of doing something special. Instead of riding solo and wearing your own thing, why not combine minds and wear a couples' costume? Two is always better than one. There are tons of costum... Read more

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The Grand Theatre and Ambrose Small: How the owner never left...
There were whispers that he wooed starlets in his theatre, and room off of the alley beside the Grand Theatre did lead to a secret office, but nothing will stick to Ambrose Small like the story of his death... or lack thereof. In 1901, 38-year-old A... Read more

Sports

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Punk DVD will have you on the (straight) edge of your seat
Current WWE champion CM Punk is referred to by many in the wrestling circle (including himself) as the best in the world. So it is appropriate that he is the subject of a new home video release from the WWE that just might be the best of its k... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Muscles, muscles everywhere!
Las Vegas played host yet again to another exciting Mr. Olympia contest. The end of September competition included several individuals who really brought their Agame in terms of overall size AND conditioning. Many felt this year's contest was ... Read more

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Falcons serve up double gold
Fanshawe proved to be less than good hosts as they took both the women's and the men's gold medal in their volleyball kick-off tournament, Overkill, September 30. Fanshawe's men's team defeated Georgian, Seneca and Cambrian Colleges in the round ro... Read more

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Motoring: Comparing coupes and convertibles
Back in 2003, Infiniti, which is Nissan's premium brand, did something that no one expected: they took the platform and drivetrain from the Nissan 350Z and modified it to their liking. Then they penned an incredibly pretty body onto this new, ... Read more

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N.B. rugby captain held underage drinking party
FREDERICTON (CUP) — The code of conduct violation that sparked St. Thomas University's men's rugby club's one-game suspension happened at the home of team captain, Alex Labelle. Labelle shares the house with three senior teammates. The club t... Read more

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Catching up with the cross country team
Fanshawe’s cross country teams will once again be top contenders at this year’s OCAA Championships. In their first three exhibition races, the men grabbed gold and the women took silver. Last year, the men finished second in the National Champi... Read more

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Women’s basketball team will be tough competition
The Fanshawe women’s basketball team is on track to a successful season after grabbing gold in their first exhibition tournament held at Loyalist College. In their opening game, they defeated two-time defending provincial champions Algonquin Co... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Who should I support?
As a continuing feature with this column, I will list the English Premier League teams and why you should cheer for each one. Swansea City: The only Welsh team in the history of the EPL, Swansea plays a very attractive attacking style. Ver... Read more

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Around the OHL: Is it time to panic?
In the last week of September, the London Knights lost two games in a row, something most teams wouldn’t be too concerned with. London is being held to a different standard, though, considering that they didn’t lose two games in a row in the 201... Read more

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Falcon soccer teams kicking on all cylinders
The Fanshawe Falcons women’s soccer team has started the season on the right foot, as the team is one of the top teams in the Ontario Colleges Athletics Association with an impressive 5-1 record. The team is a relatively young one, boasting 15... Read more

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