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News

London Police Services Board seeks feedback on Sexual Assault Investigation Policy
The London Police Services Board (LPSB) is requesting community feedback on its Sexual Assault Investigation Policy draft until Dec. 10. Read more

Fanshawe bringing cheer to London with the Shoebox Project
The London Shoebox Project for shelters will be teaming up with Fanshawe and other companies this winter to collect items for women in need. Read more

Fanshawe professor first woman to win prestigious aviation award
Nikki Anderson, along with her husband Tim Anderson, were awarded the Gordon B. Rayner award for their contributions to the aircraft maintenance industry, at the annual Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) conference hosted by the AME association of Ontario. Read more

Budweiser Gardens reveals new sponsorship deal
Internet and cable provider Start.ca has taken over the naming rights of the Performance Stage at Budweiser Gardens from RBC. Read more

Fanshawe students hold art show in collaboration with London Arts Council and McCormick Dementia Services
Fanshawe, the McCormick Care Foundation and the London Arts Council recently held an event to help raise awareness of the benefits of art therapy programs for those living with dementia. Read more

Grass-Fed offers a plate of homegrown satire
The main characters in Aaron Schneider's book, Grass-Fed, are just like any other academic, artist, businessman, talk show host, and retired hockey player you may know. Read more

Fanshawe cancer survivor to run alongside London youth
Theresa Carriere has already raised $1 million for cancer research and patient care programs in London with her non-profit organization ONERUN, but she won't stop there. Read more

London's life sciences sector gets a boost
A London-based medical technology incubation program has received $440,000 in increased government support. Read more

Fanshawe succeeds at the OCMC 2018
Fanshawe students achieved great success at the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC) on Nov. 15 and 16, with Shauna Freemantle taking home a gold medal. Read more

Fanshawe business students to participate in insurance case competition
Business finance and professional financial services students are getting ready to compete on Dec. 6, in an upcoming case competition sponsored by Sun Life Financial. Read more

Fanshawe ranks high with Key Performance Indicators survey
Fanshawe students and staff will be happy to hear the results from this year's Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey. Read more

Residence on First changes name
Residence on First has rebranded to Foundry First under new ownership by WCPT First Street Inc. The building, located on First Street directly across from Fanshawe's south-side entrance on Oxford Street, is the only luxury student housing facility solely serving Fanshawe students.  Read more

FSU grants Wellness Wishes
The holiday season came early for Fanshawe students last week thanks to the Fanshawe Student Union's (FSU) annual Wellness Wishes campaign. Read more

London Police: London "absolutely a hub" for human trafficking
More than two dozen men were charged with obtaining sexual services and contact was made with more than 50 women and girls involved in the sex trade during a sex-week project targeting human trafficking in London, Woodstock, St. Thomas and Strathroy. Read more

Opinion

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From the Editor
This issue happens to be our holiday issue, which includes a number of features to help you get in the holiday spirit. Our reporters compiled a number of gift guides to help you find great items to give to those you care about this holiday season. Read more

A desert temptation makes Christmas understandable
In my last column I wrote about a story that appears a couple pages into the Bible. It is the story of how Adam and Eve, the first human pair in the Bible, were seduced into sin. Read more

Franco-Ontarian students underserved yet again
On Nov. 15, the Ford government cancelled plans to open Ontario's first French-language university, alongside other cuts. Read more

Lifestyles

Five must see iconic Christmas movies
There are countless Christmas movies that have been made. Here are just a few movies that are iconic and a tradition for some to see at this time of year. Read more

Giving back during the holidays
The holiday season can be a joyous time for many people but unfortunately, in all the festivities it can be easy to forget that not everybody is this lucky and many living in lower class or impoverished situations are not able to enjoy the holidays in the same way. Read more

Holiday cuisine around the world
No matter what country you are in, the holidays generally involve a lot of food. Each country has different holiday traditions and feature unique cuisine to celebrate. Read more

How to cope with the holiday blues
Although the holidays are often deemed the most wonderful time of the year, some people do not feel the Christmas spirit like others do. Read more

Five Christmas gifts for your gym rat
The perfect holiday gift is both practical and personal. If you're looking for gift ideas for someone who basically lives at the gym, we have a few suggestions that just might take their fitness goals to the next level. Read more

A gift guide for writers and authors
Writing is often considered to be an art and therefore, writers turn out to be quite a fussy bunch. In these cold times where snow begins to seclude them to their dim, warm corners by the fire to last out the winter, inspire the writers in your life with the following five Christmas gift ideas. Read more

Weird Christmas traditions around the world
Almost everyone is familiar with Santa Claus. The jolly old fat bearded man, who leaves good children presents and bad children coal on Christmas Eve by climbing down your chimney. Read more

How to buy online for the holiday time
The holidays are coming quickly and that means getting presents is going to become hectic soon. To avoid the shopping lines it's best to check out what you can buy online first. Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Consider what you've done in the past and how you can apply your skills to current trends. Set up a goal and a plan that will help you get ahead. Read more

Tips to help you prepare for the winter season ahead
Are you ready for the winter? The cold weather is quickly approaching us and soon enough there will be snow. Read more

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Five ways to cope with mental health issues over the holidays
The holidays can be a very joyful time, but it can be a very busy time as well. Often when going home from school there are people to see, things to do and events to attend. Read more

Top five Christmas albums to listen to this holiday
The Interrobang came up with a top five list of Christmas albums you should listen to this holiday season. Read more

Fanshawe alumni of Texas King return to London
Hometown heroes Texas King return to the Forest City for what may be their biggest London show yet on Saturday, Dec. 1. Read more

14 Cameras: Surely to Get Under Your Skin
While most people are starting to transition their movie selections over to something more cheerful and in the holiday spirit, there are some new horrors that are being released under the radar. Read more

Health and Fitness: Don't be intimidated to work out
It's unfortunate that when you type in to Google, fitness woman or fitness man that you don't get the same results as when you type in healthy woman or healthy man or even healthy college student. Read more

Musicians gift guide
Trying to find the perfect gift for the musician in your life? Whether they play horns, strings, drums or more, we've got you covered with plenty of affordable gift ideas. Read more

What you didn't know about popular Winter holiday celebrations
It's the most magical time of the year. The holiday season is steeped with tradition across cultures and throughout history. There may be some things people don't know, as well as some interesting similarities to celebrations throughout the world. Read more

Your holiday guide for DIY gifts
The hardest part of holiday shopping is finding the perfect gift for your friends or family. The best and most thoughtful gifts are known to be the ones we make ourselves. Read more

Sports

Motoring: Practical and rare: The 2019 Volvo XC40 R-Design
The 2019 Volvo XC40 R-Design may not be the most exciting or cheapest vehicle, but being practical and rare might make someone interested in purchasing it. Read more

Fanshawe student and Para Soccer player returns from Ecuador CP Football championships
Nick Heffernan competed in this year's International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football championships in Ecuador. Read more


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