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Share the Land will be bigger and better
Music Industry Arts’ annual Share the Land event proves to continue its track record of one-upping the previous year with bigger attendance and bigger scale. The event is a big show where artists from the program cover and perform origina... Read more

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Quit smoking: There's more up for grabs
A contest being put on by Leave The Pack Behind is just the sweet kick in the behind to get smokers to quit this year. The prize? Up to $2,500. Susan Chlipala is Fanshawe’s student co-ordinator heading up the campus’s Leave... Read more

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Internet and privacy don't go hand-in-hand
A colleague once asked Jacquelyn Burkell if she had an account on Google Docs. She did, but being a researcher who focuses on users and information, she made sure Google had no information that could identify her. Oh, wait, the colleague s... Read more

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Western student breaking the Internet
LONDON — Mina Gerges may not be a celebrity, but he can certainly pose like one. The third-year media and the public interest student has become an Internet sensation by recreating iconic images of stars like Beyonce and Kim Kardashi... Read more

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Ontario increasing financial aid for students
Ontario’s continued development of post-secondary loan and debt reduction strategies, have resulted in a loan increase and an additional loan repayment option for students. Helping post-secondary students repay their loans is part of ... Read more

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New rail way will speed through London
The Ministry of Transportation announced December 5 that the province will be moving forward with building a high-speed rail line, which will connect Windsor, London, Kitchener-Waterloo and Toronto. In the press release, the government st... Read more

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Dalhousie suspends 13 male students from clinic work
HALIFAX (CUP) — Thirteen dentistry students at Dalhousie University may still be able to attend classes next week, despite being suspended from degree-required clinic work. Dalhousie President Richard Florizone said in a press release Ja... Read more

Opinion

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Rumours of Grace: Christianity and exclusion
Recently a woman visited my church and made a point of speaking with me. She said she appreciates the people of the church and that she appreciates people of every faith. “In the end,” she said, “It’s all about communi... Read more

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This isn't your grandpa's ombudsman
The Ontario Ombudsman is the closest thing you can get to a political superhero, and thanks to Bill 8, he's about to get a whole new set of public sector organizations to investigate. The bill is a reimagining of The Public Sector and MPP Ac... Read more

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Plus-size women second-class citizens
If you’ve ever shopped at a big brand store that sells both plus and straight sizes, you may have asked the question, “Where are the plus sizes?” They’re hidden in the back of the store or tucked away on the second floor ... Read more

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Fork in the Road: Thinking small has big consequences
I recently decided to take up the study of economics in my spare time. Whenever I tell others, I’m confronted first with astoundment, which is followed shortly with “Dear God, why?” or a similar question, equally imbued with a ... Read more

Lifestyles

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A "Discovery" at Fanshawe College
For the past two years I’ve walked by a twice life-sized statue of a woman in a meditative pose, in front of F-Building on my way to the class. The nearby alcove, which is surrounded by the Hull Family Gardens, makes a peaceful home for ... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Beautifully daunting: The smokey eye
One of the most sought-after, yet daunting eye makeup look is the classic smokey eye. It is dark, sultry and adds that elegance to almost anyone who wears it. It can be done with pretty much any colour combination, but to achieve that classic ... Read more

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Last year was all about rockets, rockets, rockets
The year 2014 was a good year for space enthusiasts. Between Stephen Hawking negating his black hole theory with new grey holes, and the flurry of rocket travel in the latter part of the year, the previous year gave thousands of hours of resear... Read more

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From under the counter: Heart Attack Kids - S/T
Heart Attack Kids made a splash on the London punk scene this year, playing some intense and loud shows before dropping its self-titled debut like an anchor in water. This banger of an EP is face-melting – in a good way – oozing in ... Read more

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The Conscious Campus: Global warming and the price of coffee
Mary-Lee is sustainability co-ordinator for Fanshawe College. It seems every time we turn around to buy our cup of coffee, the price is going up. And even if we remember to bring our reusable mug, our wallets still take a hit. What you m... Read more

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Frugal fashionista: Dressing for your body type
Every New Year, we vow to lose those last 10 pounds or three dress sizes. Most times, instead of taking a healthy route to keeping our resolutions, we go on crazy fad diets, allowing ourselves the dietary intake of a rabbit, or we consume Tic ... Read more

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Give us what we want - a Pokemon review
I’m a Pokéfan, I’ll admit it. When Pokémon came to North America in the ‘90s I was hooked – the cards, the video games, the show, the merchandise. I fell for Pikachu and the gang of 149 friends – 150 w... Read more

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Gaming The System: Rare and unreleased: Gaming's strangest consoles
The world of video games is full of oddities for not everything released fits the conventional bill of insert game, hit play. Here are some of the stranger gaming consoles released by non-obscure outfits – gaming giants Sony, Nintendo, Mi... Read more

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Satire is the greatest enemy of tyrants
LONDON — If Dr. Stranglove, Judd Apatow and North Korea had a threesome, The Interview would be the result. In one of the most controversial films of the year, the stoner comedy that popularized Seth Rogen and James Franco in Pineapple E... Read more

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Setting financial goals for 2015
Welcome back to your final term of the school year. Make 2015 the year that you set some financial goals for yourself and for your future. To start, just take a couple minutes to calculate your net worth. You do this by listing all your assets ... Read more

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Starting well and getting on the right track
If you’ve recently made a commitment to improve your health in some way, then step one is complete. Now you can move on to step two: getting started. Choosing one of the following tips is a great stepping stone to get you on the right tr... Read more

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Reading Between The Lines: Adaptation deviation: When movies strayed away and were better for it (Part II)
Books always get the short end of the stick for their big-screen blowups. The chief case of mistreating novels seems to be a complete disrespect for the source material, completely ignoring everything the book stood for. However, it isn’t... Read more

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Everything is different in the Woods
What would you do if a witch burst into your apartment and began singing of curses and beans and a quest to be completed? Head Into the Woods, of course, and assault random fairy tale characters to accomplish the witch’s tasks. For t... Read more

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The Shopping Bag: Winter white: Belle en blanc
Belle en blanc translates to beautiful in white. White is the most crisp and refreshing shade you can wear at any time. It doesn’t matter if it is a dressy occasion or casual occasion, there is a way to easily dress it up or dress it down... Read more

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Hidden tracks: Must-have music for movie lovers
NEW WESTMINSTER — A music lover’s iPod is a confusing place, but nowhere near as confusing as a movie lover’s. So what are those classic soundtracks that every self-professed movie lover should check out for their own listenin... Read more

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Bobbyisms: Onward and Sideways into love
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. There were two big factors that led to the indie invasion boiling over in the 2000’s, the nouveau-folk tide that would gradually evolve into the indie scene we know... Read more

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Inherent Vice - inherently amazing
LONDON — At its premiere at the New York Film Festival in October critics and audiences bestowed Inherent Vice with the oh-so-clever title “Incoherent Vice,” content to dismiss the nearly three-hour sunset noir as disappointin... Read more

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A battle too big for Bilbo?
NEW WESTMINSTER — In The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Thorin Oakenshield has a fever dream in which he drowns in a river of the very gold he sought so desperately. I can think of no visual metaphor to better describe the current... Read more

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Reel Life: British invasion: Red Dwarf
British television has found explosive popularity in North America— Doctor Who is no longer relegated to PBS syndicated broadcasts. We all know the greats: Doctor Who, The IT Crowd and Sherlock. But one particular cult favourite that&rsq... Read more

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Keeping London greener, forever
This fall, when for the first time I drove into this city, my eyes were soothed by the greenery around me. I used to take long walks along the riverbanks in the lap of these mystifying forests. Eventually, I got in touch with the Reforest ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Negotiations must move forward, if they are to move at all. It’s hard to trust others, but things must change. Do your best, and discover that it’s a lot better than you thought. Taurus (April ... Read more

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Sports

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Falcons basketball mid-season review
At the halfway point of the basketball season, both of Fanshawe’s teams are doing excellently in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) league. The women’s team is currently ranked third in the OCAA west division with... Read more

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Lost heroes signal end of era
During final exams, there was a great tragedy that hit the world of hockey. Like many of you, I’m not sure if it was my need to study or my desire to watch the Detroit Red Wings face the Toronto Maple Leafs, but I let that news pass ... Read more

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The 2014 BMW X5 xDrive50i
It was early on a Sunday morning. The sun had just come up, and what lay in front of me was a familiar two-lane black top, which was smooth and had no interrupting driveways. This empty stretch presented me the ideal opportunity to bury th... Read more

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