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President for a day
Prashant Agarwal, an international student in the Project Management program at Fanshawe, is the first ever student to win the bid to be the president of Fanshawe College for a day. Agarwal placed a bid in a silent auction to raise money f... Read this article

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International student population continues to grow
According to the 2015 International Student Barometer (ISB), a system that rates the satisfaction of international students, Fanshawe has come out on top yet again. Over 142,000 students from 172 institutions and 18 countries participated in the... Read this article

Plant Matter Kitchen
Vegan restaurant coming to London There is something new coming to Wortley Village. Plant Matter Kitchen (PMK), owned by Glenn Whitehead, John Burwash and Melanie Wendt is a fully vegan, plant-based, organic restaurant opening in the... Read this article

Fanshawe Photography program launches new show
The Fanshawe Photography program is about to get some exposure with its brand new year-end show, running March 29 to April 2 at the ARTS Project in Downtown London. The show, called Reflex, will highlight the results of an image competitio... Read this article

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Canada welcomes international students with open arms
The new government has made it easier for international students to gain citizenship in Canada. “International students are the best candidates to be citizens of Canada. We are seeking them out and as are other countries in the world... Read this article

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Fanshawe welcomes Canada Read's finalist Kamal Al-Solaylee
For the final lecture of Fanshawe’s Letters and Arts Society Reading Series, journalist and author Kamal Al-Solaylee came to speak about his 2012 book, Intolerance: A Memoir of Extremes on March 17. Intolerance was a 2015 finalist in CBC... Read this article

Two is better than one: London Fringe Festival to join Old East Village and Dundas Street festivals together
Summer is festival season, and London is rich with events. The London Fringe Festival, known for showing unique, small theatre productions and art, is one of the first things Londoners look forward to every summer. Melissa Tipson-Mohr, the... Read this article

Trudeau attempts to distance himself from Harper's isolationism
On March 16, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will be running for a 2021 seat on the UN Security Council, which the country has not held since 2000. The Harper administration ran for a seat in 2010 but was denied. This annou... Read this article

Into The Wild: Art on the runway
Fanshawe's Fashion Merchandising students are given the chance to test their skills with the annual wearable art fashion show on March 30. This year, the theme is Into The Wild. “We are not fashion designers, we are the busi... Read this article

Opinion

Great fashion deals or scams?
The Interrobang editor and I were doing some online shopping when a Facebook ad caught her eye. A simple strappy-back black dress was retailing for $17.99, a bargain most people could not pass up. As she was likely fantasizing about all th... Read this article

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Rumours of Grace: In the wake of terror - love?
The terrorists who just struck in Brussels may or may not have known that their attacks were carried out during the most important week of the Christian year. It was the week when churches all over the planet celebrated the death and resurrectio... Read this article

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The problem with paying for post-secondary
Nothing is free in life; unless you live in Newfoundland. Last year, the Newfoundland government eliminated the “loan” portion of post-secondary school funding and turned the entire amount into a grant. In last week’s issue... Read this article

Donate your MP3 players to retirement homes
Gone are the days of clunky MP3 players and those Walkman’s where if you lost the battery cover, it was game over. However, if you end up finding one when cleaning out your attic, there is an alternative to throwing them out and it could c... Read this article

Lifestyles

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You like a joke, but not if it’s at your expense. Aries is on dangerous ground when the Moon is in Capricorn. Think twice before speaking, and then seriously consider remaining silent. Taurus (April... Read this article

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LARP: Pick up your sword and hit the ground swingin'
The drums are beating and the ground shakes beneath the footsteps of 100 charging soldiers. War has begun and the battlefield has moved to London. Live-action role playing, or LARPing as it’s more commonly called, gives fantasy enth... Read this article

Allegiant to what?
Everything has changed. The wall is open for the first time in 200 years, the Factions have been destroyed, Jeanine and the Erudite are no longer in power and a new council have taken over. Tris Prior, still recovering from her brother’s ... Read this article

The vital question on where to live
Students are most often concerned with only a few things: what’s going to be on the next test, what they are going to eat and what bus is going to take them downtown. However, there is still one crucial piece of information that can somet... Read this article

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Food placement for fresh choices
April is not only a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle, it’s also a great time for spring cleaning. You can combine the two and spring-clean your cupboards and fridge. I’m referring to the foods you stock up on and how you ... Read this article

Scientific Adventures: New info sheds light on the mysterious Tully Monster
This week we go back to the age of dinosaurs, with new information on fossils of a so-called monster and bird legs getting a little prehistoric. Tully Monster is explained… sort of In 1958, Francis Tully, an amateur paleontolo... Read this article

G33K LYFE: Daredevil season 2 review
Minor spoilers ahead When Netflix announced that they were partnering with Marvel to take on a set of series based on some of their grittier, lesser known properties, comic fans everywhere took notice. The streaming service had just come... Read this article

Mystery shopping: Fairy godmother or evil stepmother?
Mystery shopping is an opportunity to go Sherlock Holmes on a business outlet to get free stuff in return. This sounds like a win-win, especially for students who have some time to conduct research and fill out a survey answering detailed ques... Read this article

LG G5 brings innovation back to the smartphone universe
With the slowing down of Moore’s Law in the smartphone industry, there has not been much innovation lately. I do not consider curved screens an innovation because that technology is more of a gimmick, like 3D TVs. They look cool at Best ... Read this article

Cheating vs. treating
Treat as a noun refers to anything that affords particular pleasure or enjoyment. To cheat means to defraud, deceive and violate rules or regulations. These words are commonly used by my new clients and those who have yet to make signi... Read this article

How video games can help you
NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) – Countless studies have been done to determine whether video games are actually harmful, particularly to children. It has been said that playing video games can lead to violent behaviour, addiction, obesity and so... Read this article

How to properly diet
March was nutrition month. Good nutrition is actually simpler than you think. What makes nutrition complicated is you and your behaviours, beliefs, lifestyle and current state of health. The world complicates good nutrition further with all the... Read this article

Beauty Boy: Foundation application techniques and tools
Ever wonder why foundation is just never working for you no matter how many brands you’ve tried? Sometimes it’s not the actual foundation that could be the problem, it can be how you’re applying it. There is always the dau... Read this article

A cure for the modern hangover
Don’t let a hangover keep you from surviving your day NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) – It’s been almost more than a week since St. Patrick’s Day, so one can only assume we’ve all at least started to dry out by now. ... Read this article

Two guys, a girl and a bomb shelter
10 Cloverfield Lane film review NEW WESTMINISTER (CUP) – In 2008, Paramount Pictures released Cloverfield, a big-budget found-footage monster movie that was developed under much secrecy. Rumours circulated for months leading up to ... Read this article

Sports

Premier League Ponderings: Twists and turns in week 31
As we inch closer to the conclusion of this most unpredictable of Premier League seasons, clubs are finding themselves more and more desperate to claim what is left of the points available. Some are fighting for the title, some for Europe and ... Read this article

Motoring: Turning heads in the 2016 BMW
Earlier this month, BMW celebrated their 100th birthday. I thought this would be the best time to feature what I think is the best vehicle this German company has ever made; the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car. The i8 offers everything you&rs... Read this article


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