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10 Things I Know About You... You can find Bursey at the beach
Erica Bursey is just finishing up her first year of Fanshawe's Child and Youth Worker program. “I'm a 19-year-old girl from Cambridge, but I'm currently living in London. I'm going to Fanshawe to learn how to be a child a... Read more

News

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From four wheels to two feet
What would it be like to die and be brought back to life? It's an inconceivable event for most of us, but this was a reality for Dalton Moss. Dalton travelled to Chiang Rai, Thailand for his 21st birthday in 2001, when he came head to head... Read more

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Students participating on campus gain invaluable skills
New research published by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario reveals that students who participate in activities on campus are more likely to improve skills valued highly by the labour market. Getting involved at Fanshawe can ran... Read more

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Ontario tuition fees limited to three per cent increase
Good news for the “starving student” generation. The Ontario government will reduce the cap on annual tuition fee increases to three per cent on average over the next four years, down from the five per cent cap that previously made ... Read more

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Relay for Life cheque presentation
Fanshawe Student Union Vice President of Athletics and Residence Life Matt Stewart presents Laurie McKnight from the Canadian Cancer Society with a cheque for $6,302. Stewart has been hard at work with his Relay for Life committee members to raise ... Read more

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Abolition still relevant 150 years later, says Angela Davis
HAMILTON (CUP) - She is a woman known for her remarkable fight against racial injustice and advocacy for political prisoners. While Angela Davis now speaks about her past reflexively, it was her discussion of abolition and its connection to cu... Read more

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FSU Charity Ball cheque presentation
Fanshawe Student Union Vice President of Athletics and Residence Life Matt Stewart presents Samantha Kohn (left) and Marina Brkjaca from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area with a cheque for $2,000. The money was raised at the FSU'... Read more

Opinion

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Psych Your Mind: Laughter is the best medicine
Remember when your mom used to tell you not to hold your face in grotesque positions for too long, otherwise it might stick that way? While Mom may have ever so slightly exaggerated her words of caution (though frown lines can permanently leave ... Read more

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I left a tropical country for this?
When I wrote about snow a few issues ago, the first thing I expected was no snow for the past few weeks, as we are now into April. But alas, the past few weeks has been nothing but snow. But what I loved the most was the fact that it was suppose... Read more

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Lori is the smiling face of Fanshawe
When I think of who the face of Fanshawe is, I think about the first person I see when I walk into the front doors. It is the person who welcomes everyone with a smile and a sincere “How are you?” It is the person who seems to answer... Read more

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Tension: Squashing the litterbug
It seemed to me, upon embarking on this article, that the populace at large would recognize littering as a global issue. An Internet search for littering and the practices therein left me scratching my head. What do you suppose was the number on... Read more

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Time to change the channel on DaleTV
It's just the latest in a steady stream of embarrassing statements by Ward 9 councilor Dale Henderson, and the worst part is, he isn't even embarrassed. At some point, between questioning whether smoking causes cancer and publicly statin... Read more

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Notes from Day Seven: Can old ways become new ways? (Part 2)
Last week I said I would give the last word — my last two columns for the year — to Wendell Berry, who I believe is one of the most important writers of our time. A farmer, a theologian, a professor and an observer of our changing so... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: Record Store Day returns
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Some days, though, I just dive straight into it: April 20 marks the return of your favourite holiday and mine as the sixth official Record Store Day kicks off worldwide. End... Read more

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Pick A Piper prepared to impress at APK
Brad Weber is a busy man; like a creative shark, it seems the more he keeps busy, the better he is able to channel creative ideas into his music, whether on drum duty for critical darling Caribou or as the mastermind of his side project Pick A... Read more

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My 15 MInutes With... Beats keep coming with Tisk Tisk Tusk
Tisk Tisk Tusk has a solid self-titled EP out now that they hope will get them the attention they deserve. The three band members, Gianni Liolli (drums), Cole Howson (vocals/bass) and Jeff Hogg (guitar) met while studying at Fanshawe in the Mu... Read more

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Be your own CEO
The end of the school year brings with it the turbulence of looking for a job. Of course we all know the basics to nail an interview: look professional, do your research about the company and ask questions. But how can you ensure you get that ... Read more

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Finding balance in a stressful time
Being a student can be challenging at times, and whether you like to admit it or not, everyone feels pressured or stressed at one time or another. “Many students at this time of year are concerned about what they will be doing for the su... Read more

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My 15 MInutes With... Equinox going to rock
The Baxters — Scott Thomas, vocals; Quinton Strutt and Alex Mason, guitar; Justin Lund, bass; and Taylor Lucas, drums — are a band straight out of the Music Industry Arts Program here at Fanshawe College. They are doing the program... Read more

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Londoner finds his niche in hip-hop
London native Anthony Jackson graduated from H.B. Beal Secondary School in London with a mission: he was determined to bring his mixture of hip-hop and pop music to vie for attendees in the city. Should a recording contract come his way, he wo... Read more

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Cleo cracks jokes while covering the classics
Josephine Cleo is bringing her big voice and big personality to the stage once again in a can't-miss show. The April 27 performance at London Music Club will be Cleo's third concert in London, but this show promises to be a little diff... Read more

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Make The Look Your Own: This spring, try coloured, printed and deconstructed denim
Everybody has a favourite pair of jeans. Some people have several. Why not? They are the most versatile wardrobe staples in your closet. Denim is having a major moment in fashion right now. This spring, take a look at your collection and switch... Read more

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Beauty Boy: The scents of summer 2013
While fragrance is a very personal thing and there are those of us who will loyally stick to our one favourite scent, it's time to find a new one for the summer of 2013. This doesn't mean you need to get rid of your absolute favourite s... Read more

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: It's time to clean up your year-end clutter
With the school year quickly coming to an end, we students will finally have time to clean up and get organized. I know that any student, especially students in a design program, will finish the school year with plenty of paperwork and bulky a... Read more

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Students show off their Spring Sophistication
The spring season welcomes a sense of freshness, newness and, particularly this season, an air of sophistication. On April 19, the first-year Fashion Design students will showcase their 2013 Spring Collection at Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Bouti... Read more

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McGee's Movie Moments: What summers are made for
Another school year has come and gone... well, for those of you who aren't taking classes during the summer semester, anyway. Even though most of you will probably find yourselves working this summer, no matter if it's a full-time job ... Read more

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My Series of Unfortunate Events: Don't break your back while you pack
With the end of the school year finally here, you may be celebrating by going on a warm holiday with friends or by preparing to move home for the summer. No matter what you're up to, it's time to start packing! Sometimes I think if I h... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) The moon tickles and prods your Martian side, playing on its weakness. Too much force will only get you deeper into trouble. Cool down and think about this for a while. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Your week should... Read more

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Mel's Munchies: A new sushi experience
Ordering off iPads? Pretty cool, if you ask me. London's newest sushi restaurant, 168 Sushi Buffet, is a new all-you-can-eat experience. I visited the restaurant on a Friday for lunch, and had an amazing time. My meal was a great price, $1... Read more

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Reading Between the Lines: My dystopia is better than your dystopia
Everybody's go-to for dystopian fiction is either George Orwell's totalitarian Nineteen Eighty-Four or Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. And why not? Both are landmark science fiction novels whose words and concepts have entered our... Read more

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Reel Views: The Joes look to retaliate in latest blockbuster
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) Little boys have, for a long time, loved playing with G.I. Joes. You know, the “real American heroes.” For a shorter time, boys, girls, men and women alike have loved watching the big-screen adaptation... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Roller Derby film never goes off track
Blood on the Flat Track: Rise of the Rat City Rollergirls (2007) This has to be the greatest time of the year for sports fans. The Major League Baseball season kicks off in early April. The NHL playoffs usually begin around this time. There... Read more

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Sex, blood and videotape: Shock Stock returns to London
From April 12 to 14, London will be hosting fans of horror and sleaze from all over North America for the third annual Shock Stock Subculture Weekend Celebration and VHS Tape Swap. This horror convention was started in 2011 by Jake Windatt of ... Read more

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I survived brain surgery ... now what?
WATERLOO (CUP) - "I never thought this would happen to me." Those are the words out of everyone's mouth after they have gone through something bad. No one expects it, no one is prepared for it and no one knows how to deal with it. Unfortunate... Read more

Sports

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Why America's pastime trumps Canada's bloodsport
ABBOTSFORD (CUP) - When William Faulkner wrote of the "pattern, design almost beautiful" of hockey, "that second before ... (disintegration) and dissolve," not only was his a perfect picture of the spectatorship of a sport, but the volatility ... Read more

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Motoring: Supercharged up for summer
Over the last few years, whenever anyone would ask me about my favourite SUV, I would without hesitation say the big Range Rover Supercharged. No other SUV felt as good as the Range Rover Supercharged, nothing looked better, and nothing came ... Read more

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Seven Fanshawe students receive highest CCAA honour
Seven Fanshawe College students will be honoured with the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association's (CCAA) most prestigious award. The SIRC-CCAA Academic All Canadian Award recognizes students with high achievement in sport as well as ac... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: “Professional” doesn't always mean right
It is snowing as I write this. I hope that by the time you read this, it will be sunny again. Last year we got it really good and the sun was blasting full force by the time St. Patrick's Day came around. Actually, I think we got it a littl... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: A promising new look for TFC
Toronto FC started their season with four points from their first four games in a valiant effort to stay with the rest of Major League Soccer as the season is into its earliest stages. This year's team looks like a promising group of player... Read more

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Falcons accept challenge cup
Fanshawe Falcons women's hockey team captains Brittany Tiseo, Kelsey Fox, Carly Parker and Laura Doherty accept the challenge cup from St. Lawrence-Cornwall following the Ontario Colleges Committee on Campus Recreation final last month.... Read more

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