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Selling scrunchies saving species
A Fanshawe College grad and her business partners are mixing social responsibilities with entrepreneurship. Samantha Laliberte, a former student of Fundraising and Human Resources – now co-founder of lifestyle brand Ezzy Lynn – ... Read more

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International Week: Where are you from?
Fanshawe International Week opened with flash mobs everywhere in the college surprising staff and students and welcoming them to a warm opening to the weeklong event, which began February 2. Later that afternoon, students connected with al... Read more

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We're running out of phone numbers - London needs a new area code
A new area code will be introduced in the southwestern Ontario region starting in June 2016. Currently, the area codes 519 and 226 serve municipalities such as London, Windsor, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Brantford, Sarnia, Woodstock, Stra... Read more

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Roll up your sleeves and slap that puck
You’re more likely to become a pro athlete than winning a car from Tim Hortons’ Roll Up The Rim To Win contest. Tim Hortons’ Roll Up The Rim To Win contest is back starting February 2, and this year, prices include Toyota ca... Read more

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uWaterloo not the only school criticized for staying open
The University of Waterloo was criticized February 2 for remaining open while all other schools in the region – including the University of Laurier, Conestoga College and the University of Guelph – were closed because of weather conditions. ... Read more

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New fitness centre announced
Fanshawe College and the Fanshawe Student Union announced on January 28 the expansion of Fanshawe’s Community Fitness Centre. The proposed expansion will allow for larger fitness facilities as well as the grouping of wellness progra... Read more

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Fanshawe to implement a sexual assault policy and protocol
Ontario’s colleges, including Fanshawe College, have created a draft of a sexual assault and violence policy and protocol that is to be implemented by March 31. The presidents of Ontario’s 24 colleges endorsed a uniform framewor... Read more

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Wacky, weird and twisted stunts by Monsters
Students were treated on January 28 to the “most extreme two man circus side show county magic extravaganza,” as the Monsters of Schlock explain themselves. Forwell Hall hosted Burnaby Q. Orbax and his brother Sweet Pepper Klopek m... Read more

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Campus thefts increasingly Dodge-y
Campus Security Services is reporting an increase in vehicle thefts at Fanshawe College’s London campus, according to a media release. Two older Dodge pickup trucks have been stolen on campus in January, while no vehicles have been s... Read more

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Highbury-Oxford collisions at a high in 2014
The Highbury Avenue and Oxford Street intersection had the second highest number of collisions in 2014 in London, according to a London Police Service media release. There were 77 collisions at the intersection last year, one short of the ... Read more

Opinion

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Rumours of Grace: In search of the perfect beach
The other day, I was saying to someone that if oil prices remain low, the economies of some Middle East countries will take a hit. Well, if they can no longer profit from the sale of oil, maybe some of those countries can try exporting sand.... Read more

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Public sector unions strike again
If the Canadian healthcare system was a private company, it would have closed up shop and headed south for cheaper labour years ago. Despite that the funding for healthcare has grown much faster than the pool of money it’s drawn from, orga... Read more

Lifestyles

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Ron Hawkins and The Do Good Assassins play at Call The Office
Influential to the Canadian indie music scene since the ‘90s, Ron Hawkins started with The Lowest of the Low, gaining a gold record with Shakespeare my Butt, later forming Ron Hawkins and the Rusty Nails. Hawkins is now fronting The Do G... Read more

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A heart healthy Valentine's Day for singles and couples
Let’s face it, Valentine’s is an occasion for the females. And for the approximately five per cent of the male population looking forward to it too. This can go both ways. If you are single, don’t sweat it or spend hours o... Read more

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Gaming The System: Brick breakers and heart breakers - Games to help you end it this Valentine's
It’s that time of the year when love is in the air. But let’s face it: for some of us, love plain stinks. Maybe we need more alone time on a couch in a poncho armed with Doritos and every single season of Scrubs instead of yet anoth... Read more

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Phonography: Selfie 101
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, your Tinder profile might need a little sprucing up. By following these five tips on how to take a selfie with your smartphone, you will be able to capture the perfect selfie and maybe even the perf... Read more

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What not to buy for Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is crawling up on us, and there are so many gifts that you can buy for your special someone. Here are some things you should avoid buying your significant other this year. Bouquet of roses This one falls at the ... Read more

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If I had a time machine, I'd get my two hours back
Hidden in a secret compartment in a surprisingly clean basement lie the plans to a time machine, code named Project Almanac. Discovered by a group of smarter-than-average teenagers after they see something odd on an old video camera, the machin... Read more

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Frugal Fashionista: Galentine's Day: For all the single ladies
It seems like Valentine’s Day merchandise comes out earlier every year, as if retailers somehow forgot that the biggest influx of Valentine’s Day shopping happens on the actual day, usually hours before the dreaded Valentine’s Day date. The da... Read more

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Reel Life: Falling from grace - Stars that went out with a whimper (part one)
The power of celebrity carries the strange duality of being both incredibly potent and incredibly flaky. Overnight, a star can go from picking up the tab for his entire ten-person entourage to doing bit parts and cameos in B-movies in a sad, s... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You get the renewal that you crave, but it’s more than you imagined. Instead of just receiving these changes, you should be running with them. Own your true feelings -- they’ll make you proud. ... Read more

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Interrobang music experts present: Songs to break up to
Bobby Foley I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. But nothing is more seemingly random than love – the way it strikes, the way it grows and the way it stings – and consequently, this time of ... Read more

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The Shopping Bag: Getting comfy for Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is that dreaded day of the year when everyone takes sides whether they love it or hate it. It can be downright awkward for singles and people in relationships. If you’re single, you probably hate the holiday or i... Read more

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Beauty Boy: The ultimate un-kissable lip
When we think of Valentine’s Day and beauty looks, we often picture red or soft pink lips with a classic eye makeup. Lip stains are usually worn to retain colour through a romantic, candle lit dinner and the mushy whatever else that follo... Read more

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G33K LYFE: Warning - The worst video games to play with your SO
With the rise of video games in popularity among mainstream audiences, the idea of sitting down with your significant other and a video game for an evening in is not a foreign concept. Especially with the female demographic becoming more domin... Read more

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Who gets the pet when two grownups lose heart?
So things didn’t work out for you and your partner and you’ve decided to call it quits, but isn’t there someone else that you’re forgetting? You know, that little fur ball that is just as much part of the relationship as ... Read more

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Relationships: Sharing The Love
Monogamous rela tionships are consid ered the norm. Two people romantically interested in each other looking to share a brighter future with are staple relationships we see in fiction and media. There are, how ever, people that break ... Read more

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Hook, line and sinker: Casual relationships
Through sheepish smirks, we mumble one-word answers about our lives at college to our parents. Are you eating healthy? Yes. Are you getting good grades? Yes. Are you dating anyone? Maybe we don’t answer, lie or change the subject, but we usual... Read more

Sports

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Premier League Ponderings: It was time - January transfer round-up
Another winter transfer period has come and gone in the Premier League, and it may have been one of the most boring January windows in recent memory. This is the period of time that saw the arrivals of Luis Suarez at Anfield three years ag... Read more

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Motoring: Battle of the big SUVs
The population of the world is growing, and cities are getting more crowded. The best way to get around is perhaps to have something small and nimble. However, everyone has different needs. If you live out of the mega city, you could justi... Read more

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