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10 Things I know about you...Laurel’s all right, meow
Second year Fitness and Health Promotion student Laurel Case enjoys hugs, ice cream, being active, the word ‘meow,’ and murder mystery TV shows like “CSI” and “Cold Case.” Forget the sweet, Laurel has a “salt tooth.” 1. Why are you here? To get a ... Read more

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News

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Lack of sleep, smoking, make for poor GPA
A new study released last week concluded that a lack of sleep, excess television viewing, stress, alcohol and smoking are taking a toll on students’ academic performance. This is the first study done of its kind where a wide range of health issues w... Read more

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New technology goes for a ride in London
Riders can now rely on new technology that will allow for an acute delivery of service for London transit. A new Global Positioning System (GPS) will show riders when their bus is going to arrive in a way that has not been attempted before. Fanshaw... Read more

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The X celebrates 30-years on air
Fanshawe radio station throws a birthday party Originally 106.9 FM, Fanshawe College radio is now known to its listeners as “The X” and has grown with the times since becoming Canada’s first campus instructional CRTC radio station in 1978. “It wa... Read more

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College enrolment up
As baby boomers set to retire, the need for skilled workers remains on the rise. According to Colleges Ontario, student enrolment is at an all time high with a 5.6 per cent increase over the last year. It is a strong upward trend that has consisted... Read more

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Statistics on women abuse too high
Women abuse is at an all time high. Eighty-seven per cent of all abuse victims are women. These women are subjected to verbal, physical or psychological abuse on a daily basis, while non-profit organizations work overtime to prevent abuse before it h... Read more

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Law Talk: Using Alternative Dispute Resolution
Conflict is not inherently destructive, in fact, it can present us with an opportunity to strengthen relationships and achieve personal growth. Our attitude and reaction to conflict is a critical factor. Unresolved conflict is negative, however, addr... Read more

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Career Corner: Getting on the employer’s radar
You’ve sent out your resume and cover letter in response to that ad for your dream job and are now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven’t they called you to arrange an interview? You’ve been waiting patiently and ultimatel... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows
Help! My Campus Card is broken There are lots of reasons why your card might not perform as you’d like. Here are some of the most common. If this doesn’t answer your questions, come see us in the Office of the Registrar, E1012. It won’t open th... Read more

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Students deliver 50,000 petitions to Ontario gov’t
HAMILTON (CUP) – Students rolled out thousands of petitions onto the lawn of Ontario’s legislature in Toronto, and presented tens of thousands to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s constituency office in Ottawa. Increased tuition fees, insufficient f... Read more

Opinion

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Change? We’ll see about that
Being a Canadian does have advantages. For instance, we don’t need to vote in next week’s US presidential election. We won’t get to be a part of history, but we will certainly be affected by whoever takes over for Dubya. All signs point to Barack Ob... Read more

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National Day of Action
If you have been anywhere near the Student Union office lately you may have noticed signs stating that Fanshawe Student Union is a proud member of the CSA.You may have even stopped to wonder what CSA is and why are we so proud to be a member of it.Read more

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Whose education is it, anyway?
Education shouldn’t be a debt sentence. However, post-secondary education has become just that. Instead of our higher educations liberating us they enslave us through debt. We graduate with huge student debts that force us to get any job we can in or... Read more

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Canada Student Loans impoverishes the future
ANTIGONISH (CUP) – There’s something seriously wrong with a country that allows its future – its students – to begin their adult lives weighed down by a mortgage-like debt. Earlier this year, I received a student loan balance update informing me tha... Read more

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A change we can Facebook in
Get a grip kids: it's Facebook, not world hunger MONTREAL (CUP) – After years of relative apathy, millions are finally uniting to fight a great injustice against humanity. Are they finding a cure for cancer? To give peace a chance? To put an end t... Read more

Lifestyles

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The man behind the Warped Tour
VANS Warped Tour, Taste of Chaos and the Mayhem tours, those all sound pretty familiar, right? Well, the man behind some of the world’s largest music festivals will be at Fanshawe College Wednesday, November 5 in D1050 at 8PM. His name is Kevin Lyma... Read more

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Musically and geologically all over the map
From Sweden to New Orleans and from blues to jazz, Andersson knows diversity Sometimes people take great risks when chasing their dreams. For Theresa Andersson, that meant moving from a small farm in Gotling, Sweden to New Orleans at the age of 1... Read more

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The Drawer Boy impresses
The Drawer Boy is a two-act play set in 1972 on a farm near Clinton, Ontario. There are only three characters: the farm's two owners, Morgan and Angus, and Miles Potter, a young actor from Toronto doing research for a collectively-created theatre pie... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Metal DVD best in the biz
NOTICE TO ALL BANDS: This is how you make a DVD documentary about your career… Cannibal Corpse Centuries of Torment (The First 20 Years) DVD Do you think that message was subtle enough? Seriously, for the $20-25 that Centuries of Torment cost m... Read more

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So you want to be in a rock band?: Dissecting discrimination toward women rockers
As revealed last week, despite serious efforts made by both artists and industry professionals alike, unequal treatment, offensive stereotyping and degrading presuppositions regarding their musical abilities remain current challenges confronting wome... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: All you need is Love Guru
The Love Guru (2008) Just in time for Christmas, the biggest movie of the year has landed at your local retail outlet. That’s correct - you can own your very own copy of the Mike Myers instant classic The Love Guru. Oh sure, a few films made more... Read more

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First person horror in Quarantine
Quarantine Horror from behind a hand-held camera has never looked so good as it does in the new “zombie” movie, Quarantine. Angela Vidal (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman Scott (Steve Harris) are filming a special about the exciting, non-sto... Read more

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Fanshawe fashions hit Toronto runway
David Dixon, Arthur Mendonca and Pat McDonagh are just a few big-named Canadian fashion icons whose designs graced the runways at the L’Oreal Fashion Week in Toronto. Along with those big names were five lucky Fanshawe College fashion students, Ashle... Read more

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Backstage chaos means success at Fashion Week
The fashion merchandising and design students of Fanshawe cut their beauty sleep early to travel to Toronto and catch a few shows presented at Toronto’s L’Oreal Fashion Week. By Friday, October 24 the weeklong event was coming to a close and the las... Read more

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Mascara makes its mark
I think I’m safe to say that all women own a tube or two. The main purpose of mascara is to emphasize the eyelashes. Whether you purchased it at Shoppers Drug Mart or from a designer’s station at The Bay, it has the same effect. Maybe you’re the typ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) It’s hard to relax when you know what’s coming. Before sharing your forecast, be sure that everyone wants to hear it. Do what you need to do, whether or not you get any help. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) You’ll accept j... Read more

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A look at the state of Final Fantasy
The last we heard of Final Fantasy was at the Tokyo Game Show this past month. The event basically had next to nothing new for Final Fantasy players. Square Enix, the developer of Final Fantasy, on the other hand has decided to jump on the Super Smas... Read more

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Foam pastry suit improves Sex Drive
EDMONTON (CUP) – Josh Zuckerman and Amanda Crew sound like two kids in a confectionery store. The co-stars of Sex Drive chatter and ramble exuberantly almost nonstop, only ceasing when one of them cracks their partner up. Both actors were excited to... Read more

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Sports

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Impressive soccer seasons come to an unjust end
With much of the athletic attention now being focused on basketball here at Fanshawe, the men’s and women’s soccer teams were quietly getting their job done, despite not being in the spotlight. The men’s team burst into the playoffs this season with... Read more

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Runners bring home the gold, look for more at Nationals
Fanshawe’s Cross Country team crossed the finish line of the season and the Falcon women’s team brought home gold at the OCAA Provincial Championships for the first time since 1996-97. Runners braved the mud and rain soaked course in Ancaster, which... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: A better way to burn fat
I often get asked a very similar question at the Fitness Centre. It goes a little something like, “Is moderate intensity cardio a better way to burn fat?” Sure, we all burn fat no matter what type of cardio we are doing, but the way our body goes ab... Read more

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Double take on and off the field
Double the sports, double the course load. Twins prove academics and athletics come hand-in-hand How do you describe an all-around athlete? Does it come down to a skill in the sport? A passion for the game? Commitment? A team player?

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Top-notch MMA fighters invade London
Adrenaline Opens doors to London Former UFC Middleweight contender David “The Crow” Loiseau, UFC lightweight Tyson Griffin and fresh off a dominating performance at UFC 90, Gray Maynard joined Sam Stout, Mark Hominick and Chris Horodecki at the Ad... Read more

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Around the Ring: Cyber Sunday ho hum affair while TNA slumps
Another PPV has come and gone and there’s not too much to write about it! Here are my thoughts on some of the matches from the Cyber Sunday PPV. WWE Championship (WWE Universe chooses challenger) I’m surprised that this wasn’t a triple threat matc... Read more

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Motoring: BMW 1-series affordable luxury
Last week, I talked all about the new BMW M3 and the 650i coupe. Both were great cars, only one was greater than the other. However, this week I am here to tell you, that you don’t have to be very rich to enjoy a great BMW, in fact you can get into ... Read more

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