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More funding for sexual assault services in Ontario
The Ontario government announced a $1.75 million per year increase in funding to 42 sexual assault centres across the province. In the wake of the decision made by the U.S. House of Representatives to defund Planned Parenthood, this change is ... Read this article

Gaga gets serious with PSA about campus sexual violence
Lady Gaga is most known for her incredible vocals and shocking outfits, but the singer recently made headlines for the music video for her new song, “’Til it Happens to You”. The video is difficult to watch as it portrays ... Read this article

The future of marijuana legalization is still hazy
Marijuana is still considered an illegal substance in Ontario unless prescribed by a doctor for medical use, but that does not stop a large percentage of Canadians from lighting up. According to a Statistics Canada report from 2012, 43 per... Read this article

Liberal Party plans to give more money to trade schools
“Fanshawe is one of the best institutions in Canada,” said Khalil Ramal, who is running for Member of Parliament (MP) as the Liberal candidate in the London-Fanshawe riding. Previously, he was a Member of Provincial Parliament ... Read this article

FDA Approves Female "Viagra"
Pleasure or Profit? Nova Scotia (ARCUP) — A new drug is set to hit the U.S. markets on Oct. 17. Commonly referred to as “female Viagra,” Addyi, generic name flibanserin, is the first FDA-approved drug to target female s... Read this article


Athletics for the biblically literate and those who might yet to be
The Christian Bible doesn’t have much to say about physical fitness or exercise programs. Maybe the closest it comes to giving trainer type advice is to tell readers to flee from evil, to run in the other direction when someone comes along... Read this article

The art of arguing
At the dawn of civilization, humans began to realize that there were more effective means of decision-making that didn’t involve the word “bludgeoning”. Mankind reluctantly began to exchange ideas through verbal communicati... Read this article

The many lessons of diversity offered at Fanshawe
There have been some rather obnoxious and xenophobic comments coming from people in high places within Canadian society. Most Canadians are appalled by these comments and no amount of apology or retraction can erase these harmful transgressions.... Read this article


The weird older sister you've always dreamed of
Did you say that right? Do you think they misunderstood? Maybe they thought you were flirting? Or not flirting? Or not studying hard enough? Or studying too much? Or maybe that person over there thinks you’re cute but should you go talk ... Read this article

Summertime wintertime all-the-time sadness
The illustrious Lana Del Rey has returned with her third studio album Honeymoon, which dropped on Sept. 18 and plays out over a moderate 14 tracks. If Del Rey stays true to form, I'm sure we'll see a deluxe version of this album be... Read this article

Watching this movie is trial enough
In The Maze Runner, Thomas and friends were trapped in a maze, fighting to escape their pointless confinements. In the sequel, The Scorch Trials, the group has arrived at a pseudo-military complex of safety, which is definitely not at all assoc... Read this article

G33K LYFE: Get excited for PokéNews
It takes a lot for something to become timeless, but there is no denying that Nintendo’s Pokémon franchise is fast approaching that highly sought after status, with over 20 game titles and millions of worldwide players. After ... Read this article

Five books you can read to celebrate Banned Books Week
“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them,” Ray Bradbury said. If anyone understands the consequences of banning books, it’s Bradbury. Author of the classic novel Fahre... Read this article

The astronomical phenomenon that is space is slowly becoming less mysterious
September is busy for everyone with new classes, new friends and new experiences. But the world of science doesn’t stop for your schedule, especially the work of astronomers and physicists studying outer space. So for all of you who have ... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Things are getting better all the time. Others should understand that they’re powerless against Aries’s onslaught of good vibes. Your brilliance is legendary, or soon will be. Taurus (April 20 ... Read this article

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 this article

Beauty Boy: Don't fall for the gimmick
The cosmetic industry is massive and new products are constantly exploding onto the market, filling it with the next hottest trend and innovations before becoming a waste of money. Certain items may seem interesting and look they are a goo... Read this article

Seven things I can't live without
As we all know, fall is fast approaching and I thought I would take this time to tell you about my fall fashion must-haves. This is a list of items that I cannot live without in the fall season. 1. My Planner A planner may not be con... Read this article

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Three London locations for esthetic services
Getting pampered is not only great for vanity’s sake, it’s also great for alleviating stress and rejuvenating the mind and body. Having a professional spa treatment, whether it’s a manicure, a pedicure or a leg waxing, can som... Read this article

Fashion speaking loud and clear
Fashion benefit focuses on missing and murdered aboriginal women KAMLOOPS (CUP) – “It shouldn’t be dangerous to be a First Nations woman in this country,” said Ashley Callingbull-Burnham Wednesday afternoon. Ca... Read this article

"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world"
Review: He Named Me Malala TORONTO (CUP) – He Named Me Malala, directed by Davis Guggenheim, screened at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in the Ryerson Theatre. The documentary — filmed over the s... Read this article

New equipment for Fanshawe's fitness centre
Fanshawe students can now get a taste of what equipment will be in the new 2017 fitness centre with Fitness 101’s new initiative. From September until Dec. 1, Fitness 101 will be holding equipment demonstrations in the mezzanine, located on ... Read this article

Fitness 101 creates themed days to help students' health and pocketbook
As most Fanshawe students are aware of, the fitness centre is under construction and will be until January 2017. But even with the construction, Fanshawe's Fitness 101 wants to make sure students are still able to stay active. “I... Read this article


Top recruit joins Fanshawe men's volleyball team
Sebastian Lethbridge is the newest member of the Fanshawe Falcons men’s volleyball team. The setter grew up in London and is both excited and proud to be representing the Falcons this year. “It’s so sweet, I never thought ... Read this article

Fanshawe Falcons rank third in OCAA
The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) and Fanshawe Athletics honoured twenty-five Fanshawe College athletes for their academic excellence. The National Scholar Award Recipients for the 2014-2015 season acknowledges the outsta... Read this article

Premier League Ponderings: Everything sucks
Usually I take this column space to catch readers up on the latest news coming out of England’s top flight of football. In the absence of news, I like to fill it with statistics, player profiles, or any other opportunity to express my lov... Read this article

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Kick your workout up a notch
Who wouldn’t want to get fit? Who wouldn’t want to make a conscious effort to establish a routine? However, motivation can be hard to maintain. Here are a few tips to stay on the wagon once you’ve hopped on: 1. You need h... Read this article

Falcons make roost at Budweiser Gardens
For the fifth year in a row, students at Fanshawe College will have access to press box level seats for the London Knights Friday night home games. The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) provides students with the opportunity to purchase tickets... Read this article

Varsity athlete versus the freshman 15
Most of us have heard of the Freshman 15, the looming idea that when you start college, you are doomed to gain 15 pounds in your first year. But how true is this unavoidable fear? In a North American study published in the Journal of Ameri... Read this article

Motoring: 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack Shaker 392
Ask any European about what the ingredients to make a sports car and they’ll likely tell you to make it light, sleek and give it some decent horsepower. Americans think a little differently. The typical American sports car is big, he... Read this article

The reality of fantasy sports
NEW BRUNSWICK (CUP) – Fantasy sports are quickly becoming every sport fan’s favourite pastime, and if you’re not on board yet, you will be soon. If you’ve never heard of fantasy sports, it’s quite simple. You e... Read this article

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Runner's guide to being safe and efficient
Anyone can become a runner, but not every runner has to be competitive. We often hear, “I go for jogs sometimes, a couple times a week, but I’m not a runner,” but the reality is that they are runners. Many people think... Read this article

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