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Dallas Smith and Petric to headline Froshfest
Country music will be ringing through the halls of Fanshawe’s J Gym on Thursday, September 10. “For our frosh concerts, we always cycle through different genres for our headlining act,” said VP Entertainment for the Fansha... Read this article

Fanshawe student to win a car in 'Cruze Into College' giveaway
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) partnered with Fanshawe College’s School of Transportation Technology to restore a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and give it to a student for free. “In SAC last year, there was a discussion regarding [gi... Read this article

Seamless transition from Unbound to Parapan Am stage
While TO2015 had all of Canada talking and London boasting of Damian Warner’s success at the Games this summer, someone at Fanshawe College was busy organizing the Unbound fashion show – again. The graduating fashion show is an... Read this article

ZonedIn carving its own path in mobile world one sport at a time
Flipping video games on their heads What began as a class assignment would soon gain recognition at venture contests and conferences and have a mobile presence in over 60 countries. When Fanshawe business alumnus Brad Smith observed ... Read this article

Putting locals behind a distracted drivers wheel
Hospital staff and visitors were encouraged to put their driving skills to the test at the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) on August 7. But this wasn’t your average G test. As a way to raise awareness for distracted driving,... Read this article

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NHLPA donates $500,000 for concussion research at Western
LONDON — On August 12, the See the Line conference started off with a bang when retired NHL all-star Eric Lindros announced a $500,000 donation to Western concussion research. The NHL Players’ Association’s stake is part ... Read this article

Fanshawe talent recipient of prestigious award
As his hand slowly wrapped around the guitar, as his eyes met the screen, and he began to click the proper fret buttons to match the rhythm of an AC/DC classic, Trevor Dubois was hooked on the music and on the instrument. After playing Gui... Read this article

Bike theft a problem on campus
For numerous students, a bike is their mode of transportation, their vehicle. If that bike is stolen, the student is left in a dilemma of how to get from point A to point B. This summer alone, there was nine stolen bicycles and two stolen ... Read this article

What it takes to be part of the SAC
For those who want to make a change in their school, the Student Administration Council (SAC) is a perfect place to be. At Fanshawe the SAC is in charge of pushing for policy changes and improvements throughout the school. Interrobang had ... Read this article

Interacting with your needs
Starting at a new school can be a stressful transition. To ensure that you are getting the most out of your learning, it is important to reduce stress whenever possible. Fanshawe College’s Counselling and Accessibility Services is ava... Read this article

Opinion

The post-season stretch
Canadians across the country are marking down the fourth week of October in eager anticipation. After a remarkable effort, one team may have the opportunity to win it all, and I am not talking about the Blue Jays. With the federal election s... Read this article

Fork in the Road: Decisions, decisions, decisions
If I learned anything this past summer, it is that the lyrics to The Stones’ song, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” ring true for the life of a young career-minded adult. Many of us have been indoctrinated with a ... Read this article

Rumours of Grace: Magic: Out of a plumber's tool box
One of the discoveries I made this summer is available on Netflix. It is a show called How We Got to Now hosted by Steven Johnson. In it he explores technological innovations that led to some of the cool things about our world. For example,... Read this article

Our colour-coded world
VANCOUVER —There are few feelings that ever rivalled breaking open the seal of your brand new crayon box as a primary school student. No more borrowing crayons from the other kids at school. You could finally use any colour you wanted: Car... Read this article

Lifestyles

Get your geek on at Comic Con
If you are looking for a geek fix, but could not make it to Fan Expo in Toronto this summer, do not fret as events organizer Jake Windatt has you set. September 25 to the 27 sees the Western Fairgrounds Progress building transformed into a... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: The Tea Party celebrates 20 years of Twilight
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. This might seem like a story about a band, but it is really more about an iconic album that turned 20 years old and the concert experience that is headed our way. The Te... Read this article

What programs can you get for free?
You’re loading up your laptop getting ready for a new term, and you’ve heard rumours – wonderful rumours of free software. While many of these rumours are true, the programs available to you will depend on the academic program... Read this article

Starting the school year safe
First year comes with a lot of independence and responsibility. As you move into your residence and say goodbye to your family and friends, you are now looking after yourself; you have control of going to class, going to bed at a reasonable ti... Read this article

Smash summer hits you'd like to smash
Here are some songs that I thought you'd love… love to hit over the head with a baseball bat and leave in a ditch by the side of the road. “Where Are Ü Now?” Jack Ü ft Justin Bieber Leave it to Skrillex and Diplo to br... Read this article

Summer blockbuster quick hits
There were a lot of big movies full of big names this summer. For those with better things to do than sit in a theatre watching cinematic adventures, here’s a breakdown of some you might have missed. Jurassic World With a hunky... Read this article

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Nintendo partners with Facebook in 'Hackathon'
NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) – What happens when the world’s most addictive social networking site partners with everyone’s favourite koopa stomping plumber? The answer is a “Hackathon”. If you’re confused by w... Read this article

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FSU FAQs
No matter what questions you have, you can always turn to the FSU staff. They understand that many students are away from home and dealing with a variety of issues, from awful roommates to struggling with the pace of their program. “It’... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Everyone gets a say this week. Your plans are neither complete nor the only set under consideration. Tell someone your dreams as an overture or a trusting gesture. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) What&rsq... Read this article

The daily survival guide to Fanshawe
What a beautiful morning. The sun is shining, the birds are singing; everything seems splendid, everything other than the fact that you are late for class. Looks like there is no time to make breakfast this morning but at least you packed a lu... Read this article

Don't fall for Cortana too soon, she might break your heart
Well, it is that time again. Microsoft has released a new operating system, with much of the standard mix of excitement and concern. For most students, the big question is whether or not to upgrade from 7 or 8.1 to the newest version. At t... Read this article

Developing good habits to ensure success
After graduating from high school and transitioning to post-secondary institutions, such as Fanshawe College, can be a change. At this point, you have decided on a potential path you want to follow that will help you achieve the career you wan... Read this article

Making London music more melodic
With large music events like the Block Party coming to London, it is sometimes hard to remember the local scene, slugging along in basements and back alley venues. Though over the last year London’s music scene has once again reared it&r... Read this article

The Shopping Bag: Manifest your dreams with the help of jewelry
We all have dreams, ambitions and an intention to achieve them; it is a combination of hard work, determination, focus, talent and many other things that will determine whether we will succeed or not. One thing that we need to start with i... Read this article

Beauty Boy: Jump onto the fall trends train
With fall right around the corner and the new school year about to begin, it is time to update your beauty routine. We often get comfortable using the same products repeatedly and stick with the same mascara for years until the company fin... Read this article

BoJack Horseman season two review
NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) — Most of what makes BoJack Horseman such a brilliant show comes from its strict adherence to continuity. It goes without saying that watching the episodes out of order will make for a messy viewing experience. Any... Read this article

Castle Panic: Don't let your walls down
NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) – The push and pull of war-themed strategy games such as Axis and Allies or Risk have been thrilling gamers for years by allowing them to flex their strategic muscles. But what if the game is just about you hun... Read this article

It's healthy to clean your kitchen
If you want to make healthy eating easier and more convenient, then you might need to do a little re-arranging. I don’t mean the structure; I’m referring to the foods you have and how you stock up. Pantry/cupboards •... Read this article

The summer of stupendous science
The summer is a time for beach days, working a minimum wage job and generally goofing off until you remember needing to apply for OSAP. If that sounded like your summer this article is meant to give you a quick update on the scientific discove... Read this article

G33K LYFE: Batman and Rocket League rack up summer support
The summer of 2015 was no different than any other summer geekwise, gracing us with a handful of top-quality indies, a few remasters and a singular AAA release. The main event of the summer was Batman: Arkham Knight, the conclusion to Rock... Read this article

The girl who went back to black
'Amy' documentary film review NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) — In the highly anticipated documentary Amy, director Asif Kapadia takes an in-depth look at the girl behind the beehive hairdo through archived footage of the singer's perfor... Read this article

Sports

Motoring: A look back in time
The Ferrari Testarossa was the second-most popular poster car in the 1980’s, right behind the Lamborghini Countach. One of its debuts was being the cover model of the October 1986 issue of Automobile Magazine; not only the first car maga... Read this article

Premier League Ponderings: Pre-season Premier predictions
The dawn of a new Premier League season can be summed up in one word: promise; the promise of exciting competition and the promise of superstars at the top of their game. Specifically for supporters of England’s top 20 teams, the pro... Read this article

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Coaches' corner: A sneak peek into varsity sports this year
As the start to another school year draws closer, the Fanshawe Athletics department gears up for another exciting season of sports. With high hopes in all the varsity teams, head coaches spoke up to let the school know what the goals are for t... Read this article

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