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Falcons' curling reflects on Nationals while other sport leagues shut down globally
As the NBA, NHL, MLB, and other sport leagues around the world suspended their games because of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Curling Championships was one of the few tournaments that finished on schedule with extra health and safety precautions. Read more

Chuot Angou first Falcon to receive CCAA women's basketball player of the year honour
Chuot Angou received the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) women's basketball player of the year honour, a first for Fanshawe's women's basketball. She also earned a CCAA All-Canadian title. Read more

Journalism-broadcast students providing COVID-19 coverage online
The journalism-broadcast students making up the XFM News Team are ensuring their audience stays up-to-date with online COVID-19 coverage. Read more

London VTF delivers groceries for those unable to leave home due to COVID-19
A group of volunteers, including Western University students, are dropping off groceries at the doorsteps of Londoners unable to leave home because of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Read more

Fanshawe supplies PPE, ventilators to regional health care providers
Fanshawe College has sent personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators to health care providers in the London-Middlesex region to help frontline workers tackle 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

With many classes moving online, how are Fanshawe students feeling?
Following a week of cancelled classes, Fanshawe College will move as much online learning as possible starting March 23. Read more

City of London declares state of emergency due to COVID-19
London's acting mayor Jesse Helmer and London Mayor Ed Holder have declared a state of emergency for the City of London due to growing 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Read more

Fanshawe students share thoughts on COVID-19's impact on classes
With classes cancelled up until March 20, Fanshawe College will be closing its doors to the public on March 18 due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

Fanshawe College takes more measures amid COVID-19
Michele Beaudoin, the vice-president of student services, announced on March 16 on the College's website that student support services will be moved to online and phone delivery only as of March 18. Read more

Local Health Unit: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day cautiously as COVID-19 rapidly develops
With a growing number of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases globally, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is reminding people to stay at home if they appear to have respiratory illness symptoms. Read more

Fanshawe cancels classes for one week, online learning to follow
Fanshawe College is cancelling classes for the week of March 16 to 20 due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Interrobang has learned. Read more

Fanshawe postpones Spring Open House amid COVID-19
Fanshawe College announced they will be postponing their March 14 Spring Open House at all campuses due to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

Annual Pow Wow returns to Fanshawe
Fanshawe College;s First Nations Centre and The Institute of Indigenous Learning will host their annual Pow Wow. Read more

Radio students bring home gold
It's another golden year for Fanshawe College's radio broadcasting students. Read more

Katyayini Thakur looking forward to FSU presidency
Katyayini Thakur is still thrilled to be the new Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president. Read more

Province launches new mental health strategy
The Ontario Government has launched their Roadmap to Wellness: A Plan to Build Ontario's Mental Health and Addictions Systems. Read more

Oasis now serving Starbucks products
You can now visit Grinders at Oasis for your Starbucks fix. Grinders began serving Starbucks products on March 10.  Read more

London South Campus celebrates grand opening
Fanshawe College staff and faculty got a chance to check out the London South Campus during its grand opening on Feb. 28. Read more

Fanshawe hosts first Polar Plunge Week
Fanshawe College will have its first Polar Plunge Week to raise money for Special Olympics Ontario. Read more

Friendship-testing board games
Board game nights are a great way to get together with friends for a night in. Just order some pizza, play some catchy music, and prepare for some good old fashioned betrayal. Read more

Dos and don’ts of playing <em>Pokémon</em> RPGs
Now is the time to try out a Pokémon RPG (role-playing game) if you haven't already. Read more

Students designing spaces for McCormick Home
For the second year in a row, third-year students in Fanshawe College's hon. bachelor of interior design program are creating designs for McCormick Home. Read more

Falcons' women's volleyball advances to Nationals, men's volleyball concludes season
The Fanshawe Falcons' men's and women's volleyball teams finished their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Provincial Championships run. Read more

Katyayini Thakur elected FSU president
On March 4, applause filled The Out Back Shack as Katyayini Thakur was elected as the new Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president. Read more

Canada Life Youth United accepting grant applications
Canada Life Youth United, part of United Way Elgin Middlesex, is encouraging youth to make a difference in their community. Read more

Badminton duo heads to Nationals
Two Fanshawe Falcons badminton stars are heading to the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Badminton National Championships. Read more

Falcons clinch medals, guaranteed spot in OCAA Provincial Championships
The Fanshawe Falcons badminton and curling teams added some more Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) medals to the Fanshawe Athletics' growing collection. Read more

Fanshawe continues joint nursing degree program with Western
Colleges across Ontario can now offer stand-alone degrees in nursing, but so far, Fanshawe College will not be offering one. Read more

Bif Naked celebrates reign as a <em>Champion</em>
When speaking to Canadian rock icon Bif Naked, it's not asking what she's up to lately. Rather, it’s like what isn't she up to? Read more

SAC candidates enthusiastic to support student
Students listened to the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) 2020 Election Director Speeches at Forwell Hall on Feb. 26. Nine candidates for the Student Administrative Council (SAC) Board of Directors delivered their speeches. Read more

Saveria grateful for <em>American Idol</em> opportunity
Previous CTV's The Launch winner Saveria is thankful for the support of her fans after auditioning for American IdolRead more

Taking small steps to a zero-waste lifestyle
Reimagine Co. went to the Alumni Lecture Theatre at Fanshawe College on Feb. 25 to run a Zero-waste Workshop. Read more

Only one candidate running for FSU president in 2020 Election
Health systems management student Katyayini Thakur's experience as a Student Administrative Council (SAC) director inspired her to run for Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) President. Read more

Ontario Summer Games returning to London
The Forest City is going to host the Ontario Summer Games for a second time. Read more

Fanshawe's five-year plan revealed
Fanshawe College's new strategic goals from now to 2025 were discussed at the Fanshawe College President's Update Meeting. Read more

Green bin program an educational opportunity
A composting program for the City of London received green thumbs up during multi-year budget talks. Read more

Mikhaila Wright scores career milestone
Mikhaila Wright became the first-ever Fanshawe Falcons' women's basketball player to earn 1,000 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) league points during the Jan. 25 Falcons Fest game. Read more

Double victory for Falcons' volleyball
The Fanshawe Falcons' men's and women's volleyball teams won their last Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) regular season home games. Read more

From pink to lavender: A decade of ONERUN
ONERUN kicked off their 2020 campaign at Palasad London South on Feb. 4, also known as World Cancer Day. Read more

Students make bank with victory in global design competition
Two Fanshawe College students won second place in a global design competition held in New York City. Read more

Fanshawe College sees future of Innovation Village
On Feb. 5, Fanshawe College students and staff got a chance to take a peak at how Innovation Village will look. Read more

Social media's influence on weddings
Social media is chock full of pictures for wedding inspiration, but sometimes the elements of a dream wedding are hard to reach. Read more

How my learning disability impacts me as an adult
Opinion: I'm thankful that I can use computers to accommodate my learning disability (LD), but that doesn't erase the impact my LD has on my life. Read more

Four London pre-apprenticeship programs receive Provincial boost
The Ontario government will provide funding towards pre-apprenticeship programs to fill a skilled trades shortage. Read more

New basketball, volleyball records set during Falcons Fest quadruple-header
Fans of the Fanshawe Falcons witnessed some milestones during the volleyball and basketball quadruple-header against the Humber Hawks. Read more

Addressing climate change with creative works
Creatives of all kinds concerned about climate change have a chance to be published. Read more

Fanshawe OSLT grad eager to use skills with Burger Factory
Burger-lovers of London were so determined to try one of Burger Factory's cheeseburgers during their grand opening, they stood in a line that extended to the Oxford Learning Centre. Read more

Staying safe before, during, and after the job hunt
Whether you work at a restaurant, in an office, or on stage, you always have the right to be safe at work. Read more

Ontario scholarships continue legacy of Canadians who died in Flight PS752 crash
Scholarships launched by the Ontario government will remember the 57 Canadians who lost their lives in a fatal plane crash near Tehran, Iran. Read more

Innovation Village: Many changes taking place as construction begins
As Innovation Village's first phase begins, an on-campus entrepreneurial hub starts its new chapter and nearby study areas close. Read more

Ontario government looking to connect Southwest
The Ontario government is seeking feedback for further development on its Southwestern Ontario Transportation plan. Read more

Volunteering is underrated and you should do it
When I was in university, I took up some volunteering opportunities related to media and communications to gain some practical experience to supplement my studies.  Read more

Keren Nanneti reflects on time as FSU president so far
Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) President Keren Nanneti said her role as part-time president has been both challenging and rewarding. Read more

Fanshawe part of federal pre-budget consultations
Stakeholders from across London met at Fanshawe College with members of the federal government to discuss Budget 2020. Read more

Celebrating a century of nursing education
Museum London exhibit, running from Feb. 1 to May 24, outlines the history of Western University and Fanshawe College's nursing programs. Read more

Do the new OCS products affect Fanshawe's policies?
A new year means new legal cannabis products, but it won't change Fanshawe College's existing smoke-free policy. Read more

Falcons' curling teams sweep into new season
The Fanshawe Falcons' curling season kicked off with two victories during a pair of exhibition games at the Sports Centre at the Western Fair District. Read more

Creating a community for Women in Tech
Two Fanshawe College computer programmer analyst students have formed Fanshawe's first Women in Tech club after recognizing a gap in the technology industry. Read more

London mourns with Western over loss of four students
Londoners joined Western University's students, faculty, and staff on campus to remember four graduate students who died in the Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 tragedy. Read more

Unlearning my obsession with the scale
Opinion: A scale can help with measuring changes in weight, but frequent weigh-ins can lead to an obsession with the number alone and drive away focus from other measures of progress. Read more

Falcons return to regular season
After tackling exam season and enjoying the holidays, the Fanshawe Falcons are ready to return to their regular season games Read more

Helping homeless about more than just providing housing
Catherine Urquhart, a professor in the social service worker (SSW) program at Fanshawe College, knows there is more to helping those facing homelessness than just putting a roof over their head. Read more

A look back at Fanshawe's biggest stories of the 2010s
Between logo changes, expansions, and a growing student population, several events happened throughout the past 10 years to shape Fanshawe College. Read more

FSU seeks new student life coordinator
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is looking for a new student life coordinator, as Joey Langdon no longer has the role. Read more

Pardis Parker to perform four shows in London
Following a set of sold-out shows across Canada, award-winning comedian Pardis Parker will perform in London for the first time. Read more

Dundas Place reopens to traffic
Ward 13 City Councillor Arielle Kayabaga and London Mayor Ed Holder placed the last brick into London's first flexible street to celebrate the end of its main construction. Read more

HUBBUB showcases students' visions for London
Students from Fanshawe College, Western University, Huron University College, Kings University College and Brescia University College have shared their visions for London. Read more

London Knights to host annual Teddy Bear Toss game
Hockey fans will bring plush toys to the annual London Knights Teddy Bear Toss game at Budweiser Gardens on Dec. 6.  Read more

Londoners' spirits bright during Holiday Detour
Holiday spirit filled the air as Londoners walked through Downtown London to sip on hot chocolate, sing and dance to Christmas music, and view illuminated evergreen trees. Read more

Splash'N Boots starting kids' <em>Big Heart Journey</em>
A Juno Award-winning children's music duo will be making a splash in London as part of their Jingle Boots - The Big Heart Holiday Show. Read more

Spinathon raises funds for new wheelchair bicycle
An afternoon spin class raised money towards a wheelchair tandem bike at McCormick Home. Read more

Hungry fans listen to Antoni Porowski's culinary experiences
Plenty of applause and laughter filled Fanshawe College's J-Gym 3 during Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) presents An Evening with Antoni Porowski on Nov. 18. Read more

Atlohsa bridging gaps found in London’s homelessness crisis
When there were less crash beds available in London, Atlohsa's Family Healing Services brought in a resting space. Read more

Gift guide for pet owners and pets
Buying gifts for pets is the best because they will always appreciate the present. As for pet owners, buying them a gift that highlights their love for their pet will make their day. Read more

Han Pham setting sights on returning to Nationals
For Fanshawe Falcons badminton star Han Pham (culinary management), the sport has been part of much of her life. Read more

Trevor Dubois talks work-life balance, authenticity and entrepreneurial spirit
Music industry arts (MIA) and CTV's The Launch alumnus Trevor Dubois plans to stay true to himself, moving forward. Read more

Ontario government invests in skilled trades
A recent financial boost from the Ontario government is encouraging more high school students to consider the skilled trades. Read more

Sonya Cywink's love of writing and family remembered during Shades of Our Sisters
The Fanshawe College community got to know Sonya Cywink through her writing, artifacts from her life, and a short video documentary. Read more

Basketball's teamwork aspect feels right for Mikhaila Wright
Mikhaila Wright, the scoring leader for the Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team, said the team is aiming for victory during both Provincials and Nationals. Read more

Fanshawe’s 200,000th graduate thankful for support
Haley Aldred, a recent child and youth care graduate and Fanshawe College's 200,000th graduate, is grateful for the support she received from her peers and professors. Read more

Positive messages to be spread around campus for World Kindness Day
On Nov. 13, Fanshawe College students will be spreading kindness. Students in the Community Integration Through Co-Operative Education (CICE) program will post positive messages around the school for World Kindness Day. Read more

Largest Esther's Family gathering in London at the Rec Room
Esther's Family will perform at the Rec Room London Masonville on Nov. 9 with Basset, Willem James Cowan, and Secret Broadcast on Nov. 9. Read more

Project Red Ribbon reminder to drive sober
Red ribbons across London and surrounding area this holiday season will serve as a reminder to prevent impaired driving. Read more

How using the library can help you save money
Libraries are an underrated way to explore your hobbies, add to your skill set and save money. Read more

Falcons' soccer teams score silver and gold at OCAA Championship
The Fanshawe Falcons men's and women's soccer teams scored some more victories during the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Championship. Read more

Falcons' volleyball victorious over Golden Shield
The Fanshawe Falcons women's and men's volleyball teams are starting their season with a few wins. Read more

Three chickenpox cases tied to Fanshawe College confirmed
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) and Fanshawe College are reminding staff and students to prevent the spread of chickenpox after a few cases tied to the college were reported. Read more

Intersex flag at City Hall celebrates milestones
A Friday morning gathering in Victoria Park honoured the intersex community and local milestones. Read more

Shades of Our Sisters Installation honours life of Sonya Cywink
Fanshawe College will honour the lives of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, transgender, and Two-Spirit Peoples (MMIWGT2S). Read more

Fanshawe Falcons continue success, prepare for future
The 2019/2020 season for several Fanshawe Falcons teams has been jam-packed with plenty of victories and even a few honours. Read more

Country singer Jessica Mitchell returns to hometown
A country singer-songwriter who grew up in London, Ont. is looking forward to returning to her hometown to close off her tour. Read more

Saveria releases new single "Pity"
After finishing touring across Canada, Fanshawe College music industry arts (MIA) alumna Saveria returns with a new single. Read more

Fanshawe professor reflects on 2019 federal election
The 2019 federal election saw the Liberal Party of Canada form a minority government on Oct. 21. Read more

Project LEARN 2019 sees less warnings, tickets, and charges
Project LEARN 2019 resulted in 30 provincial offence notices, 17 of the tickets regarding the nuisance by-law, 97 warnings, three arrests, and one federal charge. Read more

Recycle your bicycle
If you need a new bike to commute to school, considering recycling your bicycle with the City of London's Community EnviroDepots. Read more

New Fanshawe bursary to help future PSWs
Fanshawe College now offers a bursary to help incoming personal support worker (PSW) certificate students who want to work in the home and community care sectors. Read more

Get your game on for the Children's Health Foundation
Gamers of all kinds will play games of their choice for 24 hours during the third annual London LAN for Extra Life: Powered by The Factory on Nov. 2. The fundraiser supports the Children's Health Foundation. Read more

PSF students hold second annual Teddy Bear Drive
Students in the public safety fundamentals program (PSF) at Fanshawe College want their fellow Falcons to give back. Read more

Falcons' soccer star Kovacevic proud of individual and team accomplishments
Fanshawe Falcons soccer star Jade Kovacevic (marketing management) and the women's soccer team keep adding to their collection of victories. Read more

Fanshawe's Innovation Village nearing its first phase
Fanshawe College's Innovation Village is expected to start Phase One of its development before the New Year. Read more

TEDxYouth@WonderlandRd eager to engage London's youth
A TEDx event organized by Western University students is looking forward to sharing stories of inspiration to youth in the Forest City. Read more

Keren Nanneti named FSU president
Keren Nanneti is your new Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president after a historic by-election. Read more

Full-time student bus passes unaffected by LTC fare increase
Londoners will see local bus fare prices go up when the big apple drops and 2020 begins. Read more

2019 London Music Census looking for feedback from all sectors of local music industry
The 2019 London Music Census will collect information from music fans, music event organizers, musicians, venue owners, and those involved in the music workforce including, but not limited to, publicists, producers, and teachers. Read more

FSU presidential candidates address plans for stronger communication, student engagement
Forwell Hall filled with students eager to listen to the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) presidential Q and A on Oct. 3. Following speeches from both presidential candidates and potential directors for the Student Administrative Council (SAC), the floor was open for questions for Julia Brown, Ben Clements, Amanda Meunier, and Keren Nanneti. Read more

Delta Stone and the Wardogs opening for April Wine
A local band with connections to Fanshawe College will be opening for an iconic Canadian Rock band. Read more

Richmond and York re-opens
Drivers and cyclists facing downtown construction as part of their daily commute can rejoice as they cruise down Richmond Street. Read more

Fanshawe ranks first for graduate employment
A media release from Fanshawe College's corporate communications department announced on Sept. 25 that Key Performance Indicator (KPI) survey results found 90.3 per cent of Fanshawe graduates found jobs within six months of graduating. Read more

Fanshawe implementing more academic integrity measures
Fanshawe College, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU), and Library and Media Services are teaming up to remind students of academic integrity's importance. Read more

Larger crowd, less injuries and charges at FOCO 2019
The City of London's Unsanctioned Street Parties Task Force have acknowledged that their work will not end with Fake Homecoming (FOCO) 2019. Read more

FSU by-election: Let the campaigning begin
It's time to choose your Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president for the rest of the 2019/2020 school year. Read more

Books to help with your mental health
Reading fictional books can help you escape to a new world and focus on the characters' problems, while forgetting about your own for a second. Read more

Get professional help for your mental health - even if you think you don't need it
After getting treated for my own issues tied to anxiety and depression through therapy, I can confirm getting help made a difference in returning to who I want to be. Read more

Impact of deepfakes on federal election
With the federal election campaign in full swing, voters need to watch out for false information. Read more

Spectrum Fanshawe welcomes new members
A club supporting LGBTQIA2+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, Two-Spirit, plus all others) individuals is running earlier than usual and looking forward to another year. Read more

Post-secondary campus resources ensure student safety
There are resources on campus at post-secondary institutions to help you when you have experienced sexual violence, along with any other situation on campus where you feel unsafe. Read more

Fanshawe soccer star Jade Kovacevic breaks record
One of Fanshawe's top players in women's soccer became an Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) record holder. Read more

Falcons start 2019/2020 season with four winning home openers
Fanshawe Athletics kicked off their new season strong. Four teams had successful home openers, all on Sept. 7. Read more

Strong start 'fore' Falcons golf teams
After landing in two national top five spots for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), Fanshawe golf came out strong during their own invitational tournament. Read more

Fanshawe thanks Princess Auto Foundation for support
The Fanshawe College Foundation recognized the Princess Auto Foundation's generosity throughout the years on Sept. 17. Read more

Finance and wealth management program collecting interest
Fanshawe College's Lawrence Kinlin School of Business and Western University affiliate King's University College offer a four-year finance and wealth management collaborative program. Read more

FSU helping those affected by Hurricane Dorian
You can help those affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas by donating food, hygiene products, and clothing donations. Read more

New Fanshawe aviation program ready for take-off
Fanshawe College's Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology is getting ready to soar to new heights. Read more

FSU begins Hurricane Dorian relief efforts
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) will host two fundraisers for those in the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian. Julia Brown, the FSU interim president and finance coordinator, said that several students from the Bahamas told the student union they wanted to raise money for disaster relief. Read more

New head coaches gear up for 2019/2020 season
Two familiar faces for Fanshawe Athletics take on their new role as head coaches. Read more

Internship available to international graduates
International student grads have a chance to take on paid internships for the City of London. Read more

Project LEARN returns for 2019
There will be more London Police in neighbourhoods nearby Fanshawe College and Western University and in Downtown London. Read more

Coin payment eliminated for parking in Lots 5 and 8
You'll no longer have to dig for coins to pay for parking in two of Fanshawe College’s parking lots. Read more

Party for Humanity building a stronger community
Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario wants Londoners to rock out for a good cause. Read more

Fanshawe's London South Campus celebrates opening
Fanshawe College's new London South Campus finished off an already positive first year with a community barbeque. Read more

MIA musicians to perform at Western Fair
When visiting the Western Fair, be sure to catch musicians from Fanshawe College's music industry arts (MIA) program perform at the I Love Local showcase. Read more

Fanshawe earns Gold STARS
Fanshawe College's commitment to a green campus led them to gold. Read more

Fanshawe upgrading washrooms
As early as the end of September, there will be additional washrooms at Fanshawe College that are more sustainable and accessible. Read more

Fanshawe working with London Jobs Now to connect employers to graduates, students
Fanshawe College is connecting its students to the regional job market. A City of London press release said the College joined the London Jobs Now Task Force. Read more

Original student creations featured on The Chef's Table fall menu
You'll have a chance to taste original dishes created by Fanshawe's School of Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary Arts students. Read more

Falcons to host OCAA Invitational
Fanshawe Athletics' golf season kicks off with the Falcons hosting a Provincial tournament. Read more

Canada Life Championship to honour the best in golf and support Childcan
A press conference held at the Highland Golf Country Club on Aug. 29 announced the Canada Life Championship's return to the Forest City. Read more

Fanshawe Athletics gears up for new season after strong finish in 2018/2019
After a record-breaking season, Fanshawe Athletics is getting pumped for a new year of campus sports. Read more

Fanshawe hosting interactive evenings at Budweiser Gardens
Fanshawe College is sponsoring the Interactive Evening series at Budweiser Gardens, with three events scheduled so far. Read more

Rare core construction season continues
During the summer of 2019, three core construction projects occupied the downtown core, with two still in the works. Read more

Fanshawe-related LTC bus routes to change
The London Transit Commission (LTC) is changing 41 bus routes as part of the 2019 Service Plan, according to their website. Read more

Western University discusses plan of action for unsanctioned street parties
Western University and its University Students' Council (USC) plan to counteract unsanctioned street parties like Fake Homecoming, with university representatives meeting with other post-secondary schools like Fanshawe College. Read more

FSU moving forward with acting president until by-election
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) begins a new school year with an interim president and an upcoming by-election. Read more

HPV-prevention vaccine could reduce cancer rates amongst men in the LGBTQ+ community
Offering the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil, to more eligible people could help the LGBTQ+ community. The vaccine is offered for free for men, including those who either identify as gay, bisexual or transgender and are under 27-years-old who have had sex with other men. Read more

Fanshawe participating in 100th Anniversary Vimy Ridge Gala
More than 50 Fanshawe students and 15 staff from about seven programs are helping out with the 100th Anniversary Dinner: The Battle of Vimy Ridge. The gala will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Read more

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SACL informal survey opens discussion about sexual violence
An informal survey from Sexual Assault Centre London (SACL) is sparking conversation about sexual violence on buses. Read more

How the rise of gluten-free and vegan options affects peope with food allergies
According to the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network (Allergen), about 2.5 million Canadians have at least one food allergy. Restaurants, bakeries and other food and beverage businesses are working to be more accommodating. Read more

"Brewfing" part of public nuisance bylaw
The City of London is cracking down on large gatherings involving drinking on rooftops, also known as brewfing. London City Council passed a motion amending public nuisance bylaw to include the activity. Read more

Voices.com recruiting Fanshawe graduates
About a quarter of staff at Voices.com graduated from Fanshawe. Voices.com, which recently moved to 100 Dundas Street, is a top voice over marketplace that provides job listings and opportunities for 200,000 voice actors from around the world. Read more

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Does Fanshawe's international student enrollment increase coincide with Trump's presidency?
Full-time international student enrollment at Fanshawe nearly doubled from 2,007 in 2015 to 3,446 in 2016. Although international students enjoy studying at Fanshawe, they say that U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election is unrelated to the increase. Read more

Sugaring and student debt: Why more students are signing up for sugar relationships
A growing trend with students is entering a sugar relationship to pay their way through school. The website SeekingArangement.com released a list of the top 20 universities and colleges across Canada with registered members. Western University was 13th. Read more

London Wine and Food Show gets a taste of what Fanshawe has to offer
The 12th Annual London Wine and Food Show's guests tried Tom Collins cocktails, ricotta gnocchi and double chocolate stout sticky toffee pudding prepared by Fanshawe's School of Tourism and Hospitality faculty and chefs. Read more

Students pleased with the "You Don't Say" campaign
Fanshawe's You Don't Say campaign is receiving positive feedback from students. Since October 2016, posters of student leaders have been displayed across the campus, with captions explaining why they don't say certain expressions. Read more

Brushstrokes at the bar: Why more people are trying out paint nights
Paint night events are becoming more popular; artists provide guests the opportunity to recreate a painting. Some people even sip some drinks and eat some snacks while participating in these events. Read more

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Counselling and Accessibility ensuring there are no barriers for students with academic accommodations
Fanshawe College's Counselling and Accessibility Services has slightly changed the process of letting professors know what accommodations their students need. Read more

Concerns over lack of button for accessible washroom in SC building
Fanshawe has many designated accessible washrooms on campus. However, the accessible washroom in SC1006, the closest accessible washroom to the Health Clinic and the Fowler Kennedy Clinic, does not have a button that can be pushed to open the door to serve people with physical disabilities. Read more

Book lover's gift guide
One of the best parts about the holidays is receiving new books to read. London has numerous amounts of unique smaller bookstores. Whether that person on your list is into science fiction, romance, classic literature or comics, or is looking for the latest read, there is something for everyone at these bookstores. Read more

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Fanshawe leaps up in ranking on Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges
Fanshawe moved up from 49th to 32nd on the Re$earch Infosource Inc.'s Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges 2016 list. Read more

Forest City Film Festival showcasing 27 films with ties to Southwestern Ontario
The Forest City Film Festival, which is in its first year, showcases films connected to Southwestern Ontario. There will be 21 official selections in the competition. Read more

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Pearn returns home with new animation studio location
London is getting more animated with Bron Studios. Its animation department, Bron Animation, moved to its new location on 717 Richmond Street. Read more

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"My dress does not equal yes"
At Halloween, like any time of year, there is a misconception that just because someone is dressed in a certain way, that it means consent. Read more

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How the Ontario government is handling student debt: What students and new graduates think of it and should interest be removed from student loans?
Debt is a four-letter word many students and recent graduates dread. The Ontario government said that between 2012 and 2013, a graduate from a four-year university degree had at least $22,207 in student loans to pay back. Read more

Fanshawe participating in EASI skill-assessment pilot project
Fanshawe is one of the 11 Ontario schools participating in the Essential Adult Skills Initiative (EASI) run by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO). Read more

A haunting we will go
The Fanshawe Pioneer Village has new plans for Halloween; instead of the Haunted Hayride, there will be the Midnight Village. Read more

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Marshall working with Fanshawe and community partners for sexual violence prevention and education
Sexual violence prevention advisor at Fanshawe, Leah Marshall, works with the college and community partners to bring two sexual violence prevention awareness initiatives to campus a month each year. Read more

Bringing London's comic community together
Manager of Heroes Comics, Christopher Runciman, is active in London's growing comic book community. Many of London's comic readers and collectors will line up for at least an hour or more to grab up to six comics during Free Comic Book Day. Read more

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Paramedic program teaches students about post-traumatic stress disorder
Dugg Steary, the co-ordinator for the paramedic program at Fanshawe, was pleased with Ontario's movement to help first responders experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read more

Unbound celebrates 10th birthday in style
About 300 people saw designs created by Fanshawe College Fashion Design students and alumni at the 10th annual Unbound Fashion Show at Museum London. Read more

Star Wars mania continues in the Forest City
2015 was a big year for Star Wars. The highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens was released, the first major motion picture released in the series in about a decade. The film collected around $2.05 billion USD and f... Read more

ABCampout head co-ordinator emphasizes importance of mental health awareness
Colleges and universities want to make sure their students take care of their mental health. Both Western University and Fanshawe College have several events and initiatives to help students de-stress, such as therapy dogs, free massages and m... Read more

Two is better than one: London Fringe Festival to join Old East Village and Dundas Street festivals together
Summer is festival season, and London is rich with events. The London Fringe Festival, known for showing unique, small theatre productions and art, is one of the first things Londoners look forward to every summer. Melissa Tipson-Mohr, the... Read more

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London's hot spots for film screenings
Watching your favourite classic movie is the one of the best ways to spend your time. Curling up on your couch with a blanket, some snacks and a flick you could never get sick of is one of the easiest ways to destress. However, watching mo... Read more

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Social media and photography: How it's changed the way we snap
Photography is a favourite pastime that has changed over generations. We've gone from disposable cameras, to digital point and shoots, to social media apps like Instagram. However, some people decide to turn their photography passion into... Read more

The cold never bothered them anyway: How farmers markets' adapt to the winter
Summer and fall are the seasons we think of when we think about fresh fruits and vegetables. Whether we want a sweet strawberry, juicy tomato or crunchy asparagus, we'll grab it during the time of year we know that produce is in season. Ho... Read more

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Films vs Football
Two of the biggest events of the year happen in February: the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards. Many people celebrate one or both awards, which do have some similarities. If they host a house party for either occasion, they decide which appetize... Read more

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Spread the cheer all year
Why it’s important to give back after the holidays There are many organizations asking the community to give back during the holiday season. The London Knights host a teddy bear toss for the Salvation Army, where stuffed animals are... Read more

Smooth sailing for Glass Face
The digital era has not only changed the way we listen to music, it’s changed the relationship between musicians and their fans. Up and coming artists, including those in the well-known and growing Music Industry Arts (MIA) program at Fa... Read more

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The Workaholic Gift Guide
Maybe it’s a friend that you never see anymore. Perhaps it’s a co-worker or classmate who seems to never leave. It could be your roommate who is stuck inside their bedroom studying. No matter who it is, we all know someone who is a ... Read more

Get a tat, help a cat
There are many reasons to get a tattoo. A common reason is to honour a loved one, be it a friend, significant other or a family member. Some people may even get a tattoo done for their furry friends. A local tattoo shop is giving tattoo an... 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

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

Looking for ghosts in the Forest City and beyond
The possibilities are endless when celebrating the spookiest time of year. Along with binge watching Halloween movies, carving pumpkins and crafting the perfect costume, telling ghost stories is another way to spend the occasion. To take it on... Read more

Leaving your eco-footprint, one stitch at a time
The environment is a hot topic for many students. Some ride their bike to school, pack food in reusable containers, or use a non-disposable water bottles to leave their eco-footprint. However, clothing doesn’t often come to mind when we ... Read more

Heat Wave: Environmental censorship concerns rise as vote day approaches
Election day is getting closer and many people are wondering how they should cast their ballot. Often, it’s just a matter of deciding which issues are important to a voter. One of the major issues people will think about during and after... Read more

No pain, no gain: A breakdown on body building
Log on to any social media feed and you are guaranteed to see at least one person posting about being active or announcing their plans to live a healthier lifestyle. However, everyone has different plans to reach specific goals. Some will want ... Read more

Mature students give their advice to fellow Falcons
The first day of college can be exciting, but also stressful. Although you are looking forward to starting a new chapter in your life, making new friends and learning new lessons, you worry about feeling lost, alone and behind on your work. ... Read more

ZipCar available at Fanshawe
Although most students have a bus pass, some prefer to use their own car to drive onto campus. However, finding a parking spot can be tedious and paying parking fees and parking tickets can add up and become costly. Students now have anoth... Read more

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