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Social media bridges the gap between #Fanshawe and its students
Fanshawe is one of many educational institutions across Canada to successfully engage with its student body via a wide array of social media platforms. Read this article

Fanshawe concert supports United Way
Fanshawe staff and students are getting set to host one of the final projects for this past year's United Way campaign. The Memphis Jam headline Aeolian Hall on Jan. 14. Fanshawe MIA band Head and Tail, as well as DJ Styles will also be in attendance. Read this article

Concerns over lack of button for accessible washroom in SC building
Fanshawe has many designated accessible washrooms on campus. However, the accessible washroom in SC1006, the closest accessible washroom to the Health Clinic and the Fowler Kennedy Clinic, does not have a button that can be pushed to open the door to serve people with physical disabilities. Read this article

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Counselling and Accessibility ensuring there are no barriers for students with academic accommodations
Fanshawe College's Counselling and Accessibility Services has slightly changed the process of letting professors know what accommodations their students need. Read this article

Missing Fs culprit strikes again
Yet another incident of missing Fs was reported which follows a popular trend over the last year. Since summer 2016, reports of the missing letters have gone on in October, November and early December. Read this article

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New post-secondary financial aid system could cost more than expected
New changes to the financial aid system for post-secondary could mean a possible increase in costs. Earlier this year, the Liberal government announced that it had intentions of changing the way the financial aid system works. Read this article

Microbeads: A fast growing pollutant soon to be banned
If you are among the large amount of people who participate in washing their hands, brushing their teeth, using exfoliating creams or shampooing and conditioning their hair, chances are that you have at some point come into contact with a microbead. Read this article

New FSU governance changes voted in
Amongst free food, coffee and an interesting recap of what has been done so far, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) introduced the proposed governance and structural change to students, changes which have been in the works for two years. Read this article

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New policies made for Canada's immigration system
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) proposed some changes to the express entry into Canada which came into effect late last year. Read this article

Interior decoration alumna is Canada's next designer
Fanshawe alumna Marcy Mussari has been crowned Canada's next designer in an IKEA-sponsored reality TV competition, The Search For Canada's Next Designer. Read this article

Good2Talk: First ever helpline for students
Good2Talk helpline is a post-secondary student helpline that offers professional, free counselling and information and referrals to college and university students 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read this article

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Fanshawe among Canadian colleges headed on the right path for female leadership
When it comes to the differences between colleges and universities, female leadership is another factor to add to the discussion. Read this article


What Does Kerra Seay?: It's too early for a witty headline
TIME Magazine named president-elect Trump Person of the Year, and regardless of your opinion of him, he definitely was the number one newsmaker of the year. Read this article

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Make 2017 your year
It's a new year, and many of you feel optimistic. Many of you want many things to change and improve. What does it mean? This year has just started. How do you feel? Read this article

Reyno Rants: To hell with New Year's resolutions
The biggest lie that we tell ourselves in January is that this year will be different. Thankfully that whole new year, new me scam tends to flitter around and die out by around February or March. Read this article

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Rumours of Grace: Dancing with nihilism
December 2016 is done and January 2017 is here. Most of us probably said, shouted or screamed, Happy New Year, a few days ago and it would be great to think that we are one month closer to a future that is happier than the present, but we have to wonder. Read this article


Don't "new year, new me" me
For most, the first day of the new year means setting yourself up with a New Year's resolution after a reflection on how to improve the oncoming year. Read this article

Fantastic beasts, not so fantastic cast
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the first in a new Harry Potter spin-off movie series written and produced by J. K. Rowling. Read this article

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Crime prevention tip of the week
Welcome back after the holiday break. Many of you have new things to unbox or open so here is an important tip or two. Please record all the information about your serialized items. Read this article

Fear For Thought: Lights Out sheds light on life with a mental illness
The twisted monster of the recently released film Lights Out closely stalks its victims when the lights are on and makes its move once they are switched off. Read this article

Wreckord Reviews: Here's to the music of 2016
2016 wasn't all bad. Sure, there was overwhelming amounts of frustration, sadness and general malevolence but that didn't stop the world's musicians from pumping out hits. Here's a toast to the greats who are still with us and to those that we lost this past year. I give you some of the album highlights of 2016. Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Embrace a circle of supportive people. As the conversation develops, Virgo is likely to find that they are an expert on the subject. Mothers, grandmothers, aunts or big sisters all seem to know best these days. Read this article

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Winter blues and blahs
Summer is my favourite time of year so I've had to work really hard at making myself enjoy the winter and avoid the blues. Read this article

Beauty Boy: Makeup trends to leave behind
As 2016 came to an end and we've just begun a new year, it's finally time to say goodbye to some horrendous makeup trends that have stayed around for far too long. Read this article


Fanshawe's team updates
Need a little catch up on our sports team after the well-deserved, exam-free holiday break? Look no further as the team spirit should and will be high, for the most part. Read this article

Knights' Night: World Juniors fever hits as Knights continue to roll
In their last 11 games heading into Dec. 9's tilt against the Mississauga Steelheads, the London Knights had won nine and lost two in a shootout. In the same span of games, the Steelheads had won just two games. Read this article

Motoring - 2017 Volvo S90 T6: Well worth the price
Last year, Volvo launched their much anticipated, second generation model of the XC90 SUV. This was the first among the new breed of Volvo products, and gave reviewers and consumers more than just a glimpse of what the future holds for Volvo. Read this article

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