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10 years to end chronic homelessness
The Ontario government has committed to ending chronic homelessness in 10 years, implementing recommendations from an Expert Advisory Panel on Homelessness. Chronic homelessness is defined as an individual, often with disabling conditions,... Read more

A day of remembrance
Wearing a poppy, attending memorial services and creating artwork are some of the many ways people take the time to thank a veteran, and remember those who participated in a war. Local veterans have produced artwork in honour of Remembranc... Read more

London business faces Dragons
A London-based company took their business proposal to CBC’s popular show Dragons’ Den and came out winners. Able Bionics, a gait rehabilitation company based in London that helps people who have been injured to walk again, too... Read more

Ignite your future
The Career Services office is trying to help Fanshawe students build their career skills and their futures. On Saturday, Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in D1060, Employment and Student Entrepreneurial Services will be hosting Ignite, the... Read more

Fanshawe's United Way sponsored employee will help reach fundraising goal
Jackie Corby said it was her privileged life that led her to first start working with United Way. Now as a mother, she acknowledges that she is able to provide a charmed life for her family, but her real good comes from the fact that she is wil... Read more

VegFest: London's only plant-powered party
London’s second annual VegFest is happening Nov. 14 at Western Fair’s Progress building from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This festival is free and a great event for vegans and the vegan-curious. Krista Kankula, founder of the event h... Read more

Trudeau looks to end ban on donation of blood from gay men
Gay men were banned from donating blood to the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) from 1977 to 2013. In 2013, the ban was lifted but was still restrictive in that you were only able to donate blood if you did not have sex with another man in the... Read more

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Ontario works toward ending sexual violence
The Ontario government has proposed the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act, legislation that would build a province where people are free from the threat of sexual violence and harassment. It would also strengthen the supports ... Read more

Opinion

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An invisible disease
Dear Editor: I can’t count how many times after being diagnosed with a chronic auto-immune disease that people have discounted my illness by stating simply that, “You don’t look sick.” It may be true that I am n... Read more

New house, new cabinet
As every couple at Ikea can tell you, picking a cabinet can be a lengthy process. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would beg to differ. The cabinet is a group of individuals who have specific portfolios to manage. Notable positions include heal... Read more

Rumours of Grace - Remembrance Day: a time for questions
For a number of years I helped lead Remembrance Day events at both Western University and Fanshawe College. But each time I felt my mind divided and my conscience unclear. On the one hand, it is fitting to remember those who lost their live... Read more

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Addictions and its affects on the mind and body
Nothing beats a cool beer on a hot night or relaxing joint after plugging away on an essay for hours. However, overuse of any substance can cause some serious problems down the road. Here are the top fi ve drugs used by London residents under 24 y... Read more

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Shell shock and trauma: a most unmanly injury
Before the tragic events of the First World War, scarce advancements had been made in the field of medical psychiatry. Both men and women suffering from mental illness would typically be institutionalized and given physically harmful treatments... Read more

Fanshawe shines the light on violence against women
Violence against women is a serious issue in Canada, where one in four women will be abused by an intimate partner in her lifetime. Fanshawe is doing its part to raise awareness and to support initiatives around London that are battling the ... Read more

A teenage fantasy (for boys, anyway)
What happens when you take Superbad and add some boy scouts and zombies? The answer is Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, a movie that follows three teenage boys on a quest to find themselves, redefine themselves and survive the encroachin... Read more

A beautiful dream is kept within
Abused and misused, Katie O’Toole has lived a life of drudgery and despair. Watching her family self-destruct thanks to rum, suffering the abuses of an unloving mother and awaiting a marriage that promises nothing but further misery, Kat... Read more

Healthy eating: nix your favourite foods
There are so many rules to healthy eating that itís easy to get overwhelmed. Thereís the 80:20 rule where you eat healthy 80 per cent of the time and donít the other 20 per cent. Itís not a great idea because you can do a lot of damage by eati... Read more

Using the R-word
While walking through the halls of Fanshawe College or through the streets of London, there’s a good chance you may hear someone, or you yourself, use the R-word. If you aren’t sure what the R-word is, it is retard, or any form ... Read more

Brewing trouble?
What is caffeine dependency, and when should we be concerned Students have numerous tasks to finish throughout the day. Sometimes, we wonder how we have the energy for our classes, assignments, tests, jobs and social lives. It’s hard... Read more

Beauty Boy: Get your brows on
The focus on brows continues to be a very prominent trend throughout 2015 and there have been many new launches recently to help you achieve the perfect brows. The old school brow pencil is starting to become a thing of the past with new, ... Read more

Dear carb lovers, indulge yourself
I love carbohydrates. I like to be around people who like carbohydrates too because they are generally happier than those who fear or severely limit them. So let me tell you why I love carbs and hopefully convince you to do the same. ... Read more

Bobbyisms: Northcote brings new album to London Music Hall
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Halloween is a receding memory now, but if you’re the type to place any stock in the supernatural you’ve got one more obstacle ahead of you, Friday the 13th. ... Read more

Previously thought old and dead, the Milky Way's core is making stars again
While the International Space Station (ISS) and international partners celebrate 15 years of continuous human presence in space and the data analyzed from Jupiter’s icy moon revealing a previously unknown chemical seeping from the cracks... Read more

Finding solutions for mental health and addiction issues
Coping strategies with difficult situations are very common while in school. According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health wesbite, young people between 15 to 24 years old are more likely to experience mental illness than any oth... Read more

Food for thought: Burger Burger
If you’re looking for a casual but higher quality burger joint you should check out Burger Burger, newly opened on Richmond Row. Open until 3 a.m. Thursday to Saturday, this small and very casual restaurant is good for grabbing a bit... Read more

Supergirl TV pilot review
NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) – DC comics have spent the past few years bringing their characters to life on the small screen. From the CW successes Arrow and The Flash to Fox’s Gotham, the male heroes have established loyal fan bases of ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) If you present your strong side, it will be a long time before anyone starts looking for weaknesses. Good communication is essential to a smoothly running operation. Arguments are more academic than hostile. ... Read more

Sports

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Pereira wins OCAA Coach of the Year
In his first season as the head coach of the Fanshawe Falcons’ men’s soccer team, Rob Pereira has been named the OCAA Coach of the Year for the 2015 season. “There are a lot of good coaches in the OCAA, so it is an honour ... Read more

Motoring: The supercar club
The last time I was entrusted with the keys to a BMW M6 coupe, it was during the dead of winter back in 2013. While my tester wore proper winter tires, and proved that this car can be used every day in the harsh Canadian winter. The proble... Read more

Women's volleyball continues winning streak
The Fanshawe womenís volleyball team added two wins to their season total after a pair of victories at home over Halloween weekend, moving to 4-1 on the season. On Thursday, Oct. 29, the Falcons hosted the Conestoga Condors. The opening se... Read more

Knight Night: The Knights remember
On Friday, Oct. 30 the London Knights took on the Windsor Spitfires for the third time this season in their Remembrance Day commemorative game, and came out on top with a 6-3 win. Military personnel came out onto the ice before the game to... Read more

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Premier League Ponderings: Sizing up the Premier League a third of the way in
Eleven matches have been played in the Premier League to date, which means the opening third of the season has come to a close and the table has begun taking shape. Clubs have now had time to settle, new players have gelled, and managers have ... Read more

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