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Interrobang issue for Friday, February 8th, 2019

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Get swabbed, save lives at stem cell drive
Fanshawe's corporate communications and public relations (CCPR) students are asking the College to participate at an upcoming stem cell drive. Read more

Bus passes "essential" under Student Choice Initiative
Public transit passes appear to be safe from the Ontario government's Student Choice Initiative. Read more

FSU holds annual Valentine's Day drag show
Got plans this Valentine's Day? If not, the FSU has a night planned for dancing performances, comedy and all around night of fun. Read more

Happy Chinese New Year: The Year of the Pig
Chinese New Year is celebrated across China and around the world. The Chinese calendar (Lunar calendar) follows the Chinese zodiac and each year represents one of the 12 zodiac symbols. This year (2019) is the Year of the Pig. Read more

Feel the love at Fanshawe this Valentine's Day
Feel the love this Valentine's Day by treating yourself at the Fanshawe Student Union's (FSU) All You Need Is Love event. Read more

London Police use naloxone almost a hundred times in seven months
The London Police Service (LPS) saved the lives of 57 individuals with naloxone in 2018, according to a recent media release. Read more

Tentative deal made for part-time college support staff
The College Employer Council (CEC) and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) have reached a first-ever tentative deal for part-time support staff employees in Ontario's 24 colleges. Read more

Fanshawe's Sharing Shop kicks off Share-O-Gram
Amy Romao, the FSU's administrative support services and the co-ordinator of The Sharing Shop, has begun the Sharing Shop's 5th annual Share-O-Gram. Read more

London Health Sciences Centre teaching civilians how to "Stop the Bleed"
The Stop the Bleed course has been taught in the United States since 2015, but is now being introduced as a monthly program at LHSC. Read more



From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. Read more

Lady Gaga, the church choir and a portal to an enduring world
My parents immigrated to Canada before I was born. It was important to them to worship God in the way they had been brought up. Read more

Editorial: The writing was on the wall
Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is in the deep end with financial issues. Read more

Why you should learn a new language
With the number of translation apps that are accessible now it is becoming easier and easier to only speak one language. Read more

Why Article 13 will be negative for creative content
For the past year, there has been a lot of news focused on policy changes happening on online platforms. I mean, I for sure was probably not the only one who noticed a huge influx of emails from websites like Facebook, Discord, Google that happened in the summer of this year. Read more


Aaron Pritchett: Back in London and ready for a good time
It's only the second month of 2019 and Canadian country-rock singer/songwriter Aaron Pritchett is already off to a busy start. Read more


Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Don't waste your time on pie-in-the-sky ideas. Be discriminant when it comes to the decisions you make. Read more

Religions from around the world
Learn about the religions practiced by various cultures across the globe. Read more

The cultural groups of London, Ontario
In a large city like London there is a vast diversity of culture to explore, from different types of restaurants to specialty stores.. Read more

Indigenous peoples in Canada
According to the Government of Canada website, in 2016 there were 1.67 million people who identified as an Indigenous person and this group has the fastest growing and youngest population in Canada. Read more

Five Disabilities to learn more about
According to Statistics Canada, 13.7 per cent of Canadians are living with a disability. There are several different classifications of disabilities and each individual is unique in their symptoms and traits. Read more

Travelling the World Through Food
Ever want to experience the cultures of the world, but don't have the money to travel? We've got you covered. Read more

The HERstory of drag
There is no question that drag is fascinating to many whether for the fashion, comedy, or any other reason. But what is the history, or as Ru Paul calls it, the Her story of drag? Read more

What LGBTQ+ stands for
The LGBTQ+ community is often known to many people solely by the acronym. Some people do not know what each of these letters mean. Read more

Ed the (politically incorrect) Sock coming to London
Ed the Sock is coming to Rum Runners on Feb. 16. The venue is the first stop on his War on Stupid Ontario tour. Read more

Suspiria: A test of patience
After a limited release in Canada, Suspiria (a remake of the iconic original in 1977), has finally been released nation-wide. Read more

Beauty standards around the world
Standards of beauty across the world is not the same for each country, but what makes us different is something quite beautiful. Read more

Five budget-friendly things to do during reading week
Not everyone can afford to spend their reading week at a five star resort in the Bahamas. Here are some cheap activities to do to make the most of your reading week. Read more

Five fun things to do if you're single on Valentine's Day
There are many fun things you can still do on Valentine's Day when you are single. Here are some fun things you can do on Valentine's Day for all you single folks out there. Read more


All about core training
When you hear core exercises, most likely the first thing that comes to mind is ab exercises and you would be correct... almost. Read more


You are what you wear?
Costume festivities were first introduced in various parts of Europe. This practice has been popularized to include fictional characters, celebrities, and other fantasy characters. Some mass-produced costumes are pop culture references that represent ethnic cultures. Read more

Five ways to understand and celebrate the diversity around you
Observing and understanding cultural differences is a great way to become more connected in the Fanshawe and London communities. Read more

MIA alumnus Ben Kaplan receives his third Juno nomination
Ben Kaplan, who graduated from Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program in 1998, will be receiving some well-deserved recognition at the 2019 Juno Awards in London ON. Read more


Automotive Affairs: The 2019 MINI Cooper
The current generation of the MINI Cooper has been with us for a number of years, but for 2019 it has received a few updates. Read more

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