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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

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

Don’t want your dental benefits to run out? Toothworks Dental Clinics has the solution for you!
Sponsored by Toothworks Dental Clinic: Toothworks Dental Clinic at Masonville Mall offers Fanshawe College students a check up and cleaning at NO COST! Read more

Peer Support offers students a seat with Sidewalk Talk initiative
Amid the bustling festivities of the Fanshawe Student Union's (FSU) Chill Lounge in Forwell Hall earlier last week, were two comfy red sofas tucked to the side of the room. It was here that students could settle in and vent to Student Peer Support Volunteers as part of their Sidewalk Talk initiative.  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

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

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 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

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 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

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 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

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 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

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

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

eSports could be Fanshawe's next varsity sport
Opportunities in competitive video game playing are spreading to the collegiate level in Canada, and the Fanshawe Ultimate eSports League (FUEL) wants in. Read more

Fanshawe students' contribution to London's downtown core
Interrobang went to see if the increase in students around downtown is helping economical growth during this construction period. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus and The Shape of Water sound editor, Nathan Robitaille inspires students
Students of Fanshawe's Audio Post-Production (APP) recently welcomed Music Industry Arts (MIA) and APP alumnus Nathan Robitaille back to Fanshawe for an inspiring guest lecture. Read more

Fanshawe's fashion department to open pop-up shop with Goodwill Industries
Partnering with Goodwill Industries, Fanshawe's fashion marketing and management students are opening a pop-up shop at the Goodwill Community and Donation Centre located on Horton Street at Wellington Road. Read more

Fanshawe's broadcast journalism program reveals two new academic awards
Fanshawe's radio station 106.9 The X recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of being on air with students and alumni. Read more

Progression: Movember is back for another year
Movember, an organization aimed at raising awareness for men's health is held annually in the month of November and is in full swing in London once again this year. Read more

Fanshawe ranks among top 10 research colleges for second year
Fanshawe College has ranked among the top 10 of Canada's 50 research colleges for 2018, according to an annual list compiled by Research Infosource Inc. Read more

New grant paves way to Fast Fashion solutions
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has awarded Fanshawe College a $240,000 research grant to develop a new Fast Fashion re-manufacturing model. Read more

Fanshawe's Corporate Training Solutions upgrades tech courses to Industry 4.0
Fanshawe College's Corporate Training Solutions (CTS) has announced a new partnership with Festo Didactic to upgrade its manufacturing-related training courses throughout Southwestern Ontario starting in 2019. Read more

Shine the Light campaign launch
Interrobang staff reporter Angela McInnes reports from the launch of London Abused Women's Centre's annual Shine The Light campaign at Victoria Park. Read more

Strengthening Survivor Support: Sexual Violence Education
Sexual violence has always been a delicate yet sought after conversation on Canadian university and college campuses in terms of finding a resolution. Read more

Fanshawe hosting Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition
Fanshawe will be hosting over 300 students, faculty, sponsors and judges from across Ontario at the 2018 Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC) from Nov. 15 to 16. Read more

Campus cancellations raise questions over free tuition
Recent cancellations to post-secondary education funding have raised questions over whether or not the province's free tuition program could be next. Read more

Canadian agency first to win Google award
Arcane, a London-based digital marketing agency, is now the first Canadian agency to win a Premier Partner award from Google. Read more

MADD London to kickstart annual Project Red Ribbon campaign in early November
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) London chapter kicked off the 31st annual Project Red Ribbon Saturday, Nov. 3, MADD Canada's longest running and most well-known awareness campaign. Read more

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