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Meet your new FSU president Carlie Forsythe
Carlie Forsythe refuses to sit in the president's office chair. She said she's holding out on it to build the anticipation. “Alan [Bushell] has always suggested that I save one thing for my first day of presidency and that'... Read this article

Main campus expansion about a year to completion
It’s impossible to ignore the construction project currently occurring in J building. Once completed, the $24 million expansion of the fitness centre will be a considerable improvement on the old gym, bringing in new training facilities ... Read this article

Two incidents of inappropriate touching raises concerns
The London Police Service (LPS) sent out a press release last week regarding two cases of women being inappropriately touched. Early in the morning on Sunday, March 6, two women in were inappropriately touched within about an hour of each ... Read this article

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Affordable housing strategy update
In 2010, Ontario launched the Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy, which has now been updated with feedback from communities to make sure that local needs are met. The province has introduced a number of new legislative measures and is ... Read this article

Fanshawe's Centre for Academic Excellence hands out money to students
An ordinary day for Christina O’Neill was made extraordinary by Fanshawe’s president Peter Devlin when he handed her a $500 flex card. “I have an exam and [I was stressed because] today was so tightly packed and when [Dev... Read this article

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Fanshawe receives $2.4 million to use for apprenticeship training
Deputy Premiere and London North Centre MPP Deb Matthews announced that up to $2.4 million will given to Fanshawe from the provincial government, at a press conference on Feb. 29. This will benefit the pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship... Read this article

Fanshawe's Battle of the Bands
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) and a group of Fanshawe students are bringing a three-day Battle of the Bands competition to the college. Kelsey Schachow, one of the organizers of the event, said she and her team of students were looking ... Read this article

Ontario working to protect people from second-hand smoke and vapour
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy, which has helped to lower health risks to non-smokers, provide education to those wanting to quit and to encourage young people to never start. Now in 2016, Ontario i... Read this article

Changes in subsidies for health services coming soon
As a result of increasing utilization of the Fowler Kennedy Clinic, it has been decided to reallocate the way funds are spent and this may have implications for some students. As a result of a surplus from previous years from the Student He... Read this article


The problem with post-secondary
Premier Kathleen Wynne recently announced a new program to provide funding for those who wish to attend post-secondary education, but may not have the means to do so. Regardless of what her intentions may be, it’s time to pay attention not... Read this article

What John Said: Venerating logos
With the Lenten season nearing an end and Easter, the most important Christian holiday, upon us, there is no better time than now to see how false idols have come to be venerated across the globe. The all-mighty corporate and the multitudes of s... Read this article


"Growing up isn't the problem... forgetting is."
Growing up is hard to do. The pressure mounts, for perfect grades, perfect extracurricular activities, perfect essays and perfect time management. Every moment from kindergarten onwards must be scheduled so no second of learning is wasted. It&... Read this article

Spring is time to run
Now that spring is rapidly approaching and the snow may be gone for good, it is time to start thinking about getting in that outdoor exercise. The best way to get a good work out and some fresh air is by running. Having been a jogger for a... Read this article

G33K LYFE: What is hype may never die!
The return of Bran! Zombie Mountain! ‘I choose violence’! Ahhhhh! The long anticipated trailer for season six of Game of Thrones dropped a few weeks ago and blew the collective pants off the Internet with a marvellous bombardmen... Read this article

Magical schoolgirls, zombies and talking cats
The ‘90s was the era of the female superhero, when Xena: Warrior Princess, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sailor Moon, the Powerpuff Girls, Dana Scully, the Pink and Yellow Power Rangers and countless other butt-kicking women punched their wa... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: The art of bronzing
It’s that time of year where our skin is starting to look a little dull and is lacking colour no matter what foundation you use. There is always the option of going to a tanning bed, but it isn’t the most affordable or healthy way t... Read this article

Must. Stay. Awake.
So you think you’ve got what it takes to pull an all-nighter at Fanshawe? You think that it’s all fun and coffee? Well it’s not, and you’re in for a rude awakening if you head into one of these unprepared. If you want to... Read this article

Eat like a caveman
It seems like every month there is a new fad diet that enters the media. Some of them may have actual value, where others are a complete waste of time. One of the most important things to remember when starting a new diet is how long you can a... Read this article

The NetFlakes Podcast: Supporting Netflix addictions in Canada and beyond
In February of last year, London native Dylan Clark-Moore started the podcast NetFlakes after many years running a movie review blog. Clark-Moore along with guests such as Caroline Diezyn, who appears in every third episode, utilizes the p... Read this article

Scientific Adventures: Amber preserves 99 million-year-old lizard
Lizards in amber are oldest found A team of herpetologists who were recently allowed to study private collections of amber at the American Museum of Natural History have discovered the oldest known preserved lizards ever found. By ... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You’re jumpy, itchy and unready for the fight that you’d probably start. It’s hard to accept a change that you didn’t request. Laugh at and learn from your mistakes -- the alternative is... Read this article


Men's volleyball capture programs' first ever national medal
In the final game of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championship, the Falcons defeated the host Douglas College Royals in three straight sets to capture the bronze medal. This is the first time in Fanshawe’s hist... Read this article

Patrick Johnston wins CCAA Coach of the Year
After coaching his team to a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) bronze medal for the first time in Fanshawe’s history, men’s volleyball’s head coach Patrick Johnston was awarded the CCAA Coach of the Year. Th... Read this article

Motoring: 2016 Jaguar XF, not for city drivers
The first XF model came on the scene back in 2007 and was the start of a new era at Jaguar. No longer would its family cars be given the classic look; the XF offered sleek, modern styling that was quite unconventional for this British manufact... Read this article

Premier League Ponderings: Newcastle appoint Benitez
In one of the least surprising staffing decisions made by a Premier League club in recent memory, Newcastle United have parted company with noted failure and all around schmuck Steve McClaren. Column inches have already been devoted to just ho... Read this article

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