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FSU to Adopt-A-Family this holiday season
For the past 10 years, Fanshawe Student Union has provided a Christmas for a local London family and this year is no different. The tradition began when FSU Publications began working with the Salvation Army in 2006 and shifted three years... Read this article

Fanshawe in the lead
Fanshawe College currently has the highest increase in enrollment of any college in t Ontario. Ontario college enrollment has been steadily increasing over the last five years and finally has reached a record high of 237,000 full-time stud... Read this article

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Project Red Ribbon reducing drunk driving
Just 48 hours after it began, Project Red Ribbon helped take seven dangerous drivers off the streets of London. London arrested and charged seven people with impaired driving during the project’s opening weekend. These arrests co... Read this article

Fanshawe Film grads win national honours for Munsch documentary
For two Fanshawe graduates, paying tribute to Robert Munsch led to a creative project that brought them to the ninth annual Air Canada enRoute Film Festival, and later to win in their category for best documentary. Both Taylor Gordan and N... Read this article

Trudeau wins over veterans with big promises
Although Remembrance Day has come and gone, it is important to look back on our fallen soldiers who fought for our country and freedom for more than just one day a year. Veterans, and those involved in wars that are going on today, are also pa... Read this article

Innovation competition welcomes Fanshawe students
The first-ever Proteus Innovation Competition is now on and is looking for interested students who want to gain real experience working in commercialization and hone their business skills. The competition launched on Nov. 4, but students c... Read this article

Don't just remember in November
With Remembrance Day last week on Nov. 11, our thoughts have been focused more on those who have fought and died, as well as those who still fight to protect our country. But what many may not know is there are many veterans living right here ... Read this article

Fanshawe grad founds biotechnology start up
Dr. Bogumil Karas, a graduate from both Fanshawe College and Western University, has started his own microbial engineering research company in London. With his company called Designer Microbes, Karas’ goal is to engineer microbes and... Read this article

Landscape Design grad brings home design competition win
Fanshawe Landscape Design graduate Robin Campbell was among the winning team in the Back to the River International Design Competition announced the first week of November. The competition in coordination with the London Community Foundat... Read this article

Sales competition seeks to draw more Fanshawe competitors
The Great Canadian Sales Competition is inviting Fanshawe students to enter for a chance to not only win incredible cash prizes but to also connect with top industry professionals and expand their knowledge of sales and where a career in sales... Read this article

Ontario invests $27 million in youth entrepreneurship
The Ontario government has extended the Campus-Linked Accelerators (CLA) and On-Campus Entrepreneurships Activities (OCEA) for another two years. Initially Fanshawe, partnered with Western, was awarded a CLA instead of an OCEA in 2014 beca... Read this article

Opinion

The interim
Everyone with a job and a few adult beverages in them can probably give you a list of coworkers who, for a variety of reasons, should never have gotten their job. Whether it’s general incompetence or a complete lack of aptitude, there&rsqu... Read this article

Rumours of Grace: Who are the heroes?
We are often told that those who died fighting in wars and veterans who have survived war are heroes. To them, some say, we owe a great debt because their sacrifices are what gained our freedom. There is no question that the sacrifice of on... Read this article

When networking isn't working
Why your networking opportunities are a waste of time NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) – Remember the last school day in high school when you, your classmates, and everybody else gathered in the foyer to sign yearbooks? Remember how you tried ... Read this article

An angel gets her wings when a butterfly delivers a soul
Often, our students fail to see the person beyond the professor standing in front of the class. Some of us are guarded, others open. Regardless, we are human, and with all of the strengths and flaws we carry, we have a singular purpose in our jo... Read this article

Lifestyles

A huge heaping pile of nostalgia
Good grief. After so long, it’s almost nice to see a Charlie Brown movie, especially one with so many nods to the original. Now, between the traditional viewings of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Chri... Read this article

Wreckord Reviews: Ellie Goulding's mammoth album has listeners feeling delirious
On Nov. 6, Ellie Goulding released her third studio album, Delirium, which has brought the British singer to the forefront of pop music once again. This may be the last storm to hit pop music for a long time as Adele’s next album looms i... Read this article

My heart hurts and I need a hug...
Some questions are unanswerable; some events lack the cause we are trained to expect; some darkness goes so deep that no amount of light relieves it. This is what lies within the pages of We Need to Talk About Kevin, a heart-wrenching nove... Read this article

Blackberry is back
What do you get when you take every innovative cellphone feature and glue it all together? Blackberry is once again stepping off the smartphone bandwagon and is doing its own thing, combining all features necessary to make an innovative phone.... Read this article

Unconscious communication: They Live, and the dark side of social media
November has brought some interesting stories to our newsfeeds, highlighting the negative impact of social media mania. With half a million followers on Instagram and over a hundred thousand YouTube viewers, style icon Essena O’Neil ... Read this article

Bobbyisms: Protest the Hero charting new waters with EP
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. I’ll be sad when 2015 draws to a close because it’s been a great year of celebrating the longevity of music I love as album after album has reached their 10th bir... Read this article

Scientific Adventures: "Assisted evolution" may save reefs from extinction
Several new medical discoveries were published this month including the first ever case of using gene-editing to save a one-year-old from terminal cancer. There was also a technique performed in Toronto, which penetrated the human blood-br... Read this article

Lemons and Lines: Why not make a blanket a fashion statement?
The newest trend in female fashion is also the comfiest trend: blanket scarves. As similar to many Ontarians, I hate winter. And even though so far this November we have had record- breaking warm temperatures, we know the cold is coming. B... Read this article

Bond, boring Bond
WATERLOO (CUP) – The James Bond series began in 1962 and 53 years later we have 24 films and more than half of them have their own unique scenes, characters and at least something to be spoofed. Following 2012’s Skyfall, the bar... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You may hate all things ‘normal,’ but at least their presence defines your rebellion. If you go your own way, the road is sure to be difficult. Relaxation improves your temper and your perspective. ... Read this article

Sports

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Premier League Ponderings: Jamie Vardy, top scorer in the Premier League
On Nov. 7, a remarkable football landmark was achieved by the most unlikely of suspects. Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy scored a penalty against Watford to become the first player in Premier League history to score in nine consecutive games... Read this article

Motoring: An SUV dressed up like a sedan
The automotive market place seems to be forever expanding, and customers are now demanding more from their vehicles than ever before. With the need to constantly invent new genres, Volvo decided to go in a direction that none of its compe... Read this article

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