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Beautiful women get better grades
A study originating from an American university found that women who are deemed more attractive get higher grades than their less attractive classmates. The study, which took place at Metropolitan State University of Denver, rated the attr... Read this article

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Syrian refugee rumours debunked
The Liberal Party of Canada campaigned on bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of 2015. We are now two weeks into 2016 and only 7,000 refugees have arrived in Canada out of the 4.3 million still waiting. Divisive rumours ha... Read this article

Fanshawe grad to release inspirational book
Fanshawe alumnus and London resident, Chris Olech, is about to release his first book. Read this article

Applying to college now as simple as opening an app
The Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) has released a free mobile phone app available for android and apple devices designed to make the college application process as effortless as possible, according to a press release. “It... Read this article

Leap your way to $1,000
Leap Junction is giving Fanshawe students the chance to pitch a 60-second start-up business idea and be put in the running to win $1,000 on Jan. 28. The event is called Trampoline: Launch Your Leap and it is a twopart session. The first se... Read this article

Fanshawe leading the way in sexual violence prevention
As was revealed by Metro through an Access to Information request, former minister on the Status of Women Kellie Leitch said that in general, Canadian colleges and universities were falling behind when it came to preventative and responsive measures surrounding sexual violence on their campuses. Read this article

Opinion

The Trump card
Donald Trump is a lot like Mr. T from The A Team. They’re both international icons, sport obnoxious hairstyles and are mostly around for comic relief. The scary thing is that one of them might get laughed all the way into the Oval Office. ... Read this article

Rumours of Grace: The conventional David Bowie
I never followed David Bowie so I only accidentally heard the songs of his that became popular. And any images that I saw of him likewise weren’t ones that I sought out, they just happened to jump out at me in the record stores of the past... Read this article

Lifestyles

What is dead may never die...
Set somewhere in the West in the 1820s, The Revenant tells the story of Hugh Glass, a man who was left for dead after barely surviving a gruesome grizzly attack. Based on a true story, the movie adds some creative flourishes while attempting t... Read this article

Beauty Boy: Trends to leave in 2015
Every year beauty bloggers, makeup companies and runway shows produce new and exciting trends. Some are glamorous, some are edgy and some just need to be left behind and forgotten. From bold brows to glitter in unusual places, 2015 was filled ... Read this article

All hail the princess
Thirty-eight years ago, an intrepid young filmmaker by the name of George Lucas cast a young, freshfaced and 105-pound 19-year-old woman named Carrie Fisher as the leading lady in an offbeat sci-fi film entitled Star Wars: A New Hope. Fast for... Read this article

G33K LYFE: Comic favourites on the horizon for season six
Major comic spoilers/minor show speculation For over 10 years, The Walking Dead has been at the forefront of the zombie genre’s catapult to mainstream success. The landmark 150th issue of the comic book printed last week and the fi... Read this article

Bobbyisms: David Bowie, earthling
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. I’m having a tough time; it’s been just over a week since David Bowie passed, but it seems as more time goes by, more heart–wrenching details about the man ... Read this article

Looking fashionable and bold through winter's cold
As Canadians we know the biggest fashion struggle is the weather that comes with the winter season. During the fall, we shop for sweaters, coats and mittens that co-ordinate and are fashionable, but when January hits we all just want to wear s... Read this article

Wreckord Reviews: A Blackstar for a somber time
Throughout all of his eras and personas, from the exuberant Ziggy Stardust to the understated frontman of Tin Machine, David Bowie was art. While some may argue that his musical career died a number of years ago, the legacy he left behind will... Read this article

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Scientific Adventures: SpaceX and Blue Origin are going to infinity, and beyond
Just because it was winter holidays for students doesn’t mean the world of science took a break as well. Here is what you may have missed while you were busy with turkey dinners and too many desserts to count. New elements confirmed... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Sit down and take it easy. You’re either working too hard or having too much fun. Do a little laundry, pay a few bills or groom your pet. The little things in life need their share of attention. Tau... Read this article

Sports

Volleyball teams start the year off strong
The holiday lull played no role in how both the men and women’s varsity volleyball teams came out in their first league games of 2016. Men’s volleyball On the Jan. 10, the Falcons travelled to Sheridan College to take on ... Read this article

Women's basketball compete at Seneca Invitational Tournament
Women’s basketball competed in the Seneca Invitational Tournament on the weekend of Jan. 9, coming in first. Natalie Warren, shown in the photo, was named the MVP for the tournament. Currently, the team sits tied for second place in the OCAA W... Read this article

Motoring: Riding in style, both inside and out
The marketplace is filled with cars built for different purposes: some are to excite, while others are to offer the utmost comfort. Few cars can blur the lines and be really good at more than one thing. The previous generation Acura TL SH-... Read this article

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