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Interrobang issue for Monday, March 27th, 2017

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News

FSU votes to leave the CSA unanimously
In a unanimous vote of 13-0, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) has made the decision to leave the College Student Alliance (CSA) after more than 20 years of membership. Read more

Fanshawe professor receives triple honours at international conference
Dr. Angela Bourne, professor of interior design at Fanshawe, received triple honours at the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Design and Knowledge conference. Read more

New recycling program puts butts to good use
Fanshawe is one of the first schools in Southwestern Ontario to recycle cigarette butts from its campus. Read more

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CICE empowering individuals with learning challenges to discover their full potential
CICE is a specialized two-year certificate program that encourages students with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injuries and other significant learning challenges in furthering their education and helping integrate them into a work field of choice. Read more

Fanshawe professor helping make the college and Earth a better place
Tom Davis a professor in the Donald J. School of Building and Technology can be considered an environmental pioneer with an impressive resume that makes it easy to see just how much he cares for the environment, sustainability and climate change. Read more

Lynn Beyak defended "well-intentioned" residential school system
Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak caused a stir in Senate when she tried to point out positives of the residential schools. Some were shocked by her comments about the indigenous children in government-funded, church-operated schools who endured widespread sexual and physical abuse. Read more

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SACL informal survey opens discussion about sexual violence
An informal survey from Sexual Assault Centre London (SACL) is sparking conversation about sexual violence on buses. Read more

Fanshawe participating in 100th Anniversary Vimy Ridge Gala
More than 50 Fanshawe students and 15 staff from about seven programs are helping out with the 100th Anniversary Dinner: The Battle of Vimy Ridge. The gala will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Read more

Turning back time with fashion
Fanshawe's fashion merchandising students, directed under the marketing and management program are putting on their second big show of the year with Fashion Rewind on March 29 at London Music Hall. Read more

Collaborative efforts made with First Nations communities and environmental experts
The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) held a symposium with environmental experts on March 21 and 22, in an effort to bring more awareness and address concerns the First Nations community has in terms of the environment. Read more

Opinion

Rumours of Grace: Opening borders: An act of faith
It was a bit awkward to watch him refusing to shake the hand of German chancellor, Angela Merkel. In ignoring her request during their photo op the U.S. president communicated that the two have their differences. Read more

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Letter to the Editor: Upshift London's transit
There has been a backlash of anti-transit from a group regarding London's attempt to implement rapid transit. This view seems to be very shortsighted and counter to the growth and development of London. Read more

Circular economy
During a small discussion in a class I found out that I wasn't the only one interested in new economic models that could make a difference in the world. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: Damn, Donald
In news that would only surprise those who have been living under a rock for the last three months, President Donald Trump's approval rating has reached a record-breaking low. Read more

Lifestyles

Sustainable Joes: Rethinking sustainability
On Tuesday, March 28 in Forwell Hall, Stephen Szucs will be answering questions and talking about his documentary Sustainable Joes - The Time is Now. This will be a free event for all students. Read more

Wreckord Reviews: Drake's latest brainchild is a life playlist
For those of us who felt let down by Drake's last album, Views, his latest undertaking will come as a wave of relief. On March 18 the new project More Life debuted on his Apple Music radio show OVO Sound. Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
What you accomplish will encourage you to stay active. Your involvement with groups will make you aware of your potential. Keep your agenda simple and your plans realistic. Read more

Change is in the details: Return of the Rs
The only way to maintain a sustainable life on Earth is to consistently keep up with positive actions. With consistency being the keyword, it's harder to keep up with big, bold actions so why not take baby steps? Read more

Pin down that bin knowledge
Many students living away from home choose to recycle, but how many of them are doing it right? Each household should have two large blue bins, one designated for paper products and the other for containers. Read more

Composting for Dummies
You may know compost as the brown, earthy material that is used for cultivating gardens, but did you know that as an organic material it has the power to impact recycling and substantially reduce waste? Read more

Is Fanshawe doing its part to remain eco-friendly?
Sustainability has long been a priority for Fanshawe, a move reflected by its decision to join the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in 2012 Read more

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Make London a real Forest City
The irony of living in a city called the Forest City when its tree population is less than what is deemed a healthy amount for a city is just sad. Read more

Neighbours: Plants Growing
With a community garden, your plants will now have next-door neighbours. Community gardens are designated areas that were set up in London approximately 20 years ago for people without the space required to grow their own plants. Read more

Save money while saving the environment
Fanshawe's student council has made some big waves this year and among them is a renewed focus on sustainability. As a result Fanshawe will be holding an Environmental Week spearheaded by the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) VP Internal Affairs, Kevin Kaisar. Read more

Put a little sprung into this spring
Strength is improved generally by lifting more weight, but what about power? What about bone health? Why does this matter? Read more

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Crime prevention tip of the week
There is an old saying that goes a 10 pound bicycle needs a 40 pound lock, a 20 pound bicycle needs a 30 pound lock, a 30 pound bicycle needs a 20 pound lock and a 40 pound bicycle needs no lock. Read more

Beauty Boy: The finishing touch
Do you ever feel like once you've finished doing your makeup you look kind of powdery or cakey? One of the greatest ways refresh and soften your makeup is by using a setting spray or finishing spray. Read more

Sports

Knights' Night: Knights to face tough Spitfires team in first round
The road to the Memorial Cup won't be an easy one for the London Knights. In fact, it will be pushed to the limit in the first round of the OHL playoffs. Read more

Motoring: 2017 MINI Cooper S Convertible: Strong in any type of weather
With the unseasonably warm and sunny winter we've had this year, one could quite easily live with a car that would be most suited for summer. Read more

Former Fanshawe athletes to represent Team Canada in ball hockey championships
Four former members of Fanshawe's hockey program are set to play for Team Canada in the World Ball Hockey Federation (WBHF) World Championships held in Litomerice, Czech Republic in June 2017. Read more


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