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Potential salary hike for Ontario College presidents and senior executives
College presidents and vice presidents across all 24 provincial institutions could see an increase in pay of over 50 per cent, according to proposal drafts by college boards. This includes Fanshawe president, Peter Devlin, who could be making roughly 42 per cent more. Read this article

All dressed up and someplace to be
Fanshawe students have partnered once again with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) including Woodstock Police Service and a variety of other groups to help young women feel their absolute best at prom this year. Read this article

Sugaring and student debt: Why more students are signing up for sugar relationships
A growing trend with students is entering a sugar relationship to pay their way through school. The website released a list of the top 20 universities and colleges across Canada with registered members. Western University was 13th. Read this article

MIA pays tribute to Canadian music in Share the Land
For the sixth year in a row, the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program is getting the chance to test their skills in a public performance. Read this article

Sexual violence campaign spells out support
Making campus a safer and more supportive place is as easy as writing a letter. A new sexual violence awareness campaign hopes to channel some of the Valentine's Day love and send it to survivors of sexual violence. Read this article

Mysterious red chairs
Walking around campus, one might have noticed two sets of fancier red chairs that closely resemble those used for Bell's Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative. You may be wondering where they came from, who put them there and why are they on campus? Read this article

Student satisfaction and engagement survey back on campus
Another round of the key performance indicator (KPI) student satisfaction and engagement survey is set to happen at Fanshawe from Feb. 6 to 10, according to Christine Spicer, reporting co-ordinator of institutional research for the college. Read this article

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Crime prevention tip of the week
With the crimes that have happened in Canada as of late, particularly in Quebec this past week, the weekly crime prevention tip is taking a slightly different direction. Read this article


Rumours of Grace: Shootings and accusations
Canadians place a high value on inclusion and diversity. Yet, the shooting at the Quebec mosque reminds us that not everyone embraces those values. Read this article

What Does Kerra Seay?: Capitalizing on a tragedy
Late in the evening on Sunday, Jan. 31, a man walked into the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec in Quebec City and opened fire on a group gathered for prayer. In the end, six men were killed and close to two dozen were injured. Read this article

Why you should run for FSU administration: A letter from the president
It is an honour to have been the President to shake up the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) and the Student Administrative Council (SAC) through the introduction of a new governance structure. Read this article

Reyno Rants: Giving the worst holiday this year the recognition it deserves
Valentine's Day is a joke. If you need to wait for the capitalist overseers to tell you it's alright to convey love and affection then you need to seriously rethink your relationship. Read this article


Gripping performances and thrilling drama
The psychological horror film Split is about a man named Kevin Wendell Crumb who has 23 different personalities. Crumb kidnaps three teenage girls and the movie follows their ensuing struggle to understand the situation and escape. Read this article

Gone Girl presents alternative facts of marriage
Gillian Flynn's novel Gone Girl is an electrifying thriller with a perfect mix of underlying media commentary. The title of the book should be familiar as a film adaptation was released in 2014 starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Read this article

Wreckord Reviews: The wild heart of Japandroids
Japandroids have always entertained a sense of cynicism and humour in their music. With album titles like Post-Nothing and Celebration Rock, it's easy to tell they don't take themselves too seriously, which makes them a joy to listen to. Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Deal with the changes you cannot avoid, but refrain from initiating what isn't necessary. It's important to maintain balance and integrity. Read this article

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Bad dates aren't that bad if you live to tell the tale
High expectations come with big disappointments, but sometimes even the worst expectations can be broken. Bad dates (can) make great stories and that's why Interrobang put together a few dates gone wrong. Read this article

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Here's the glue to piece your heart back together
Breaking up with someone is like leaving a part of you behind. We are not robots that can just turn off or transfer our feelings, thoughts and aspirations for someone we once shared a relationship of love, affection and respect with.  Read this article

Beauty Boy: Fresh fragrances for spring
One of the most exciting things to switch up when seasons change is your perfume. While this winter may not be going away anytime soon, it's still the perfect time to start searching for your signature spring fragrance. Read this article

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Valentine's Day isn't just for couples
It's that time of year again, when stores are heaving in cinnamon hearts and chocolate roses. Malls are covered in 50 shades of red, pink and purple. Read this article

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Run a 10K in 12 weeks
I used to say I wasn't a runner and there was a time that was true. Running is not for everyone, but let me tell you, when I started getting more serious about it and ran in my first race, I was hooked. Read this article

What's cooking, good looking?
Watch me whip, whip the whisk around the yummy batter. These recipes include gluten-free options as well as a mix of healthy in between all the tasty desserts. Read this article

2016 celebrity break-ups
Being in a relationship can be difficult as is, but having one in the public eye makes it even more of a challenge. With many people watching every move you take, having a significant other can seem like another stressor or full time job on its own. Read this article

Seven suckers in shittier situations
A break up on Valentine's Day is one of the most gut-wrenching and despicable things that a person can do to their partner. However, it's not the most immoral thing that's ever been thought up. To help you feel better about your situation, here are a couple of movies whose characters have it far worse than you do. Read this article

How to make your Valentine's Day spicier than cinnamon hearts
While Netflix and chill is a common date idea for when you can't think of anything better to do, Valentine's Day requires something a little more romantic, so this guide is going to spice up your Valentine's Day and give you some ideas that you might not have considered. Read this article

FYI just do some DIY
Homemade gifts are often the most meaningful and heartfelt gifts you can give. Follow these simple tutorials below to make an inexpensive, easy and personalized DIY gift for your significant other. Read this article

Can't live with you, can't live without you
Let's face it shit happen. Humans suck and eventually relationships come to an end. There's a time and place for feeling down in the dumps but it's not doing you any good throwing a pity-party day after day. Sometimes we need a little help to weather the storm and there is no shame in asking for it so here's a quintessential playlist to help you get through those tough emotions. Read this article


Volleyball's Meghan Morelli makes Fanshawe history
Meghan Morelli, member of the Fanshawe women's volleyball team, made Fanshawe history on Jan. 26 by breaking two Fanshawe records. The 19-year-old not only scored 22 kills in one night (the most kills made by a Falcon in Fanshawe history), but also scored a combined 27 points in the match. Read this article

Fanshawe athletics welcomes new flooring designs
With the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men's Volleyball National Championships drawing closer and closer, Fanshawe Athletics decided to completely renovate the Glenn Johnson Athletic Centre's floor. Read this article

Everything you need with the 2017 BMW 650i Cabriolet xDrive
A few years ago, BMW Canada handed me the keys to an M6 Coupe, in the middle of a cold winter. This year, they handed me keys to a 650i Cabriolet in January. So, why test a convertible in winter? Well, BMW believes that all their cars are built to be used all year long, no matter what the climate. Read this article

Knights' Night: Alex Formenton and Robert Thomas headline the future of the London Knights
The London Knights have a lot of great players that will probably be in the NHL next year. With ten NHL draft picks, this team will be a lot different come the 2017-2018 season. Read this article

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