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10 Things I Know About You... Holbrook plants seeds for success
Sky Holbrook is in her first year of Fanshawe's Horticulture Technician program. She described herself very simply: "I am me. There really isn't anything more to it." 1. Why are you here? I accepted my offer to Fanshawe because my horticul... Read more

News

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'Staches raise cash for men's health
When it gets chilly outside, people get woolly to raise money for a great cause. Movember sees moustaches of all kinds sprout up from the iconic Burt Reynolds moustache to retro pencil moustaches as the hirsute members of our Falcon famil... Read more

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Police seek budget hike
Providing London with a safe and secure community is still the number- one goal of the London Police Service. London Police proposed a 3.6 per cent budget increase, resulting in a $91,231,377 proposed budget even though the city wants to achie... Read more

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Final curtain call for the Short Film Showcase
It's a chance to view 14 films in one night! Museum London is hosting the fifth annual London Short Film Showcase on November 3. The showcase will feature films of varying lengths all produced by local talent. The event brings out the best in ... Read more

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Biz Booth working to fix Greyhound ticket issues
Many students rely on the Biz Booth to purchase tickets for the intercity Greyhound bus over 50 tickets are sold there each week. But if you've tried to purchase a Greyhound ticket at the Biz Booth since October 12, you've been out of luck. ... Read more

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The search for stem cells
October 14, 2010. "Some say this day represents my 'new birthday,'" said Fashion Merchandising student Allison Riley. It was the day she received her stem cell transplant. Riley was born with congenital neutropenia, a rare blood disorder that... Read more

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Ontario pharmacies on board with flu shot immunization
The Ontario government is making it easier for you to get the flu shot this season by allowing pharmacies to administer the needle. Flu shots are available through your family doctor and nurse-led immunization clinics, but now, specially train... Read more

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The search for Canada's next green journalist is on
Environment Defence is searching for Canada's Next Green Journalist. The competition will give Canadian youth the opportunity to have their wining article, photo or video published online. This year's theme for the annual competition is litter... Read more

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Contest encourages the smart, safe use of social media
Are you interested in filmmaking? Do you spend a large portion of your free time flipping between your Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr accounts? If you answered "yes" to either or all of those questions, then grab your camera and get filming, bec... Read more

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SERTainly a great service on campus
Need medical assistance on campus? Want a faster response to your situation? Fanshawe College offers a program called SERT (Student Emergency Response Team) where trained volunteers assist you in your medical situation. Students who volunteer ... Read more

Opinion

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What now? Chris Bentley and the contempt motion
Finding a politician in contempt is not a frequent action taken in the legislature since it essentially means the Minister in question intentionally misled the other members of the legislature. Energy Minister Chris Bentley had just been found... Read more

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No fear of food
Growing up, my dad always had one rule when it came to new food: "Try it once; if you don't like it, I won't bug you about it again." That's coming from a guy who will order wild boar or ostrich from a restaurant if the chance presents itself. M... Read more

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Notes from Day Seven: Finding God in the Facebook labyrinth
Any number of sources will tell you about the uses of Facebook. The social media phenomenon not only helps people develop amazing friendship networks, it is now a tool for marketing, job hunting, background checks on prospective employees, more ... Read more

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Diet soda isn't so sweet after all
Feeling thirsty? Perhaps a bubbly carbonated beverage will quench your thirst. As you think about the crisp sound of a cold can of pop opening, you think, "Wait, I want to make a healthy choice: Diet Coke it is!" Notice in the previous statement... Read more

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Decoding Canada's education system
Dear Editor: Yes, it's back: midterm season is in full swing, and even the beginnings of a fresh fall breeze can't carry away the moans and groans ringing across campuses as students find themselves under a heap of work. Despite having relati... Read more

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Doubledee reminds us that there's still good in the world
WINNIPEG (CUP) When Kris Doubledee stopped the city bus he was driving one day, stepped off, and gave his shoes to a man that did not have any, he really did show the best of what humankind can offer in a time when it's easy to give up all fai... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: Danielle Duval returns to London
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. I was thinking about the 1980s recently and how jarringly different the music industry is now from then. The industry was built on an entirely different system of sales; it ... Read more

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My 15 Minutes With... Rocking out with illScarlett
Will Marr (lead guitar), Alex Norman (lead vocals, rhythm guitars), Swavek Piorkowski (drums) and Justin Zoltek (bass) also known as illScarlett played a show on October 19 at Rum Runners with opening acts Staylefish and Mean Tangerine. T... Read more

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Wiz Khalifa wows Londoners
Rapper Wiz Khalifa went wild on stage during his 2050 Tour stop at Budweiser Gardens on October 21, pleasing fans with a very interactive performance and surprisingly smooth dance moves. On top of his unique, upbeat vocals, Wiz brought a great... Read more

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Rebellious chic
Plain T-shirts are so great! They're comfortable and can be worn and updated a million ways, which is perfect when you're feeling a bit rebellious and want to try a daring new accessory. Nothing gives an outfit an edge this season like studs, ... Read more

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Make Your Look Your Own: Make it work for school, work and play
You're roaming the aisles of your favourite store. You're in the mood to make a purchase. Then you hear it, the siren's call. That luxurious heather grey cashmereblend sweater is shouting your name, and you, sadly, have no power to resist. Thi... Read more

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Beauty Boy: A foundation that fits
With the hundreds of foundations that have dominated the cosmetic industry, it can be extremely difficult to pick out the right one that will best suit your skin type. What makes things even harder is that all the advertisements will say that t... Read more

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Reel Views: More spooky fun in Paranormal Activity 4
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) Were you a big fan of Paranormal Activity? How about the second and third films in the same series? Alternatively, are you a big fan of having the living daylights scared out of you in a theatre full of strangers... Read more

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McGee's Movie Moments: Examining magic movie moments
Let's take a step back for a moment and consider what this column is all about. At its heart, it's about those moments during a film when the magic of cinema is palpable. It's about those moments that give you goosebumps, that make your heart ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Vampire Dog's bark, bite equally good
Vampire Dog (2012) Halloween is upon us. As an avid cinema fan, this is one of my favourite times of year. There are so many spooktacular films to watch, about chainsaw-wielding maniacs, brain-munching zombies and, of course, 600-year old va... Read more

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Canada's Castle connection
I loathe myself for two reasons. One for letting my workload get to me and not being able to write anything for last week. And two, and I can't stress this enough, for not realizing what this week is all about. I've recently gone on a Castle-w... Read more

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The Real World: The joy of giving back
There's a famous quote from Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle who, during the Second World War, said, "There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer." Those words, again made famous during the 2001 blockbuster movie, Pearl Harbor, ring tru... Read more

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The Long View: Travelling in my dreams
I want to walk the Camino de Santiago trail. It's a traditional pilgrimage hike of about 800 km from the southern border of France over the Pyrenees Mountains, across the top of Spain to Santiago de Compostela, where the bones of St. James are... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and covering letter in response to that ad for your dream job and you're now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called or emailed you to arrange an interview? You've been waiting... Read more

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Reading Between the Lines: The science of science-fiction
How To Clone The Perfect Blonde isn't your average popular science book. Rather than simply discussing some key scientific concepts, it creates an interesting premise and runs with it. Written by BBC science journalists Sue Nelson and Richard ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Ordinary life is for people who feel half as good as you do. You get your way, impossible as it may seem, simply by asking for it. What's good for Aries is probably good for everyone else, too. Taurus (April 2... Read more

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Jenner leading the Generals
A local hockey player is captain of one of the hottest teams in the Ontario Hockey League. Boone Jenner is the captain of the Oshawa Generals, a team ranked fourth in the country in junior hockey in week five. "It's good recognition for our te... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Chelsea's skill passes by the competition
Chelsea Football Club seems to be on a five-month honeymoon since their historic Champions League win. Honeymoons don't last forever, as we all know, but it seems to be a perfect marriage. In fact, it's a three-way marriage between three midfi... Read more

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Motoring: Reimagining Volvo with the XC60 R-Design
Volvo is one of those manufacturers that are unfortunately misunderstood by many consumers. Ask anyone who is shopping for a new vehicle, and you can be certain that Volvo won't be mentioned right off the top of their head. Being a car company... Read more

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Looking at the Lightning pre-season
The London Lightning are coming off a championship season in their first year in the National Basketball League of Canada. Their bid to repeat begins now. On October 17, London held their first inter-squad game at Fanshawe College with Team ... Read more

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Fanshawe gets back on track as they head to nationals
Fanshawe Falcon Clint Smith conquered the 8-km race at this year's OCAA Cross Country Championships held in Sault Ste. Marie on October 20. Smith was the only runner to complete the Hiawatha Highlands course in under 25 minutes, grabbing his ... Read more

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Health Habit of the Week: The most important meal of the day
Q: How do I include breakfast into my busy morning? A: Breakfast is essential because it can improve your life in so many ways. Breakfast should be eaten because it can help you stay alert in school or work, thus giving you better grades or a... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Trying out TRX
There is a new hype in the fitness industry and it goes by the infamous initials TRX. Crossfit, P90X and TRX have been rounding out the recent trends in fitness, however, TRX seems to be carrying the most recent steam in terms of overall popul... Read more

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Falcon's women soccer
The Fanshawe women's soccer team defeated the Seneca Sting 2-1 in the OCAA quarter-finals on October 20. The Sting gained an early 1-0 lead with a goal off a penalty kick in the first half. Falcon striker Dayna Ferguson responded with a goal in the... Read more

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