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News

Fanshawe drop out rates reaches over 2,000 students after province-wide college strike
Over 2,000 Fanshawe students chose to withdraw from their semester of studies due to the five week-long, province-wide college faculty strike. Read more

Arbitrator resolves outstanding issues between OPSEU and CEC regarding the new collective agreement
The new collective agreement between OPSEU and the College Employer Council has finally been formed as a result of binding mediated-arbitration. Read more

Sex and Suicide Podcast - "Uncensored": Londoners aim to help break the stigma surrounding mental health
Three Londoners are reaching out to post-secondary students who are looking for someone to talk to regarding their mental health. Read more

Fanshawe student shares her story of balancing school, work and soon, motherhood
Being a single pregnant mom is a tough job, but adding the stress of school and work on top of that can be even tougher. Read more

Heart and Stroke Foundation's person to person canvasing campaign reaches milestone of 60th anniversary
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its person to person canvasing campaign and are anticipating to surpass their fundraising goal from last year. Read more

Londoner and GLC Asset Management Group president named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women
London native, Ruth Ann McConkey, has been honoured with being named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women for 2017. Read more

Opinion

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From the Editor
Happy New Year and welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to classes and a new issue of the Interrobang. Read more

The death of the Internet: Why you should care about Net Neutrality
Recently, the current Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman of Trump's office, Ajit Pai, issued a proposition to eliminate the present net neutrality policies. Read more

Finding balance in work and play
Finding time to have fun in between work and school can be a challenge, but it is important and something to consider. Read more

Lifestyles

Cardio or weight training, the choice is yours
There is a constant debate on what the best type of exercise is for your body, what will help you burn the most calories, make you leaner, etc. Despite the ongoing debate, people who exercise regularly can still find it difficult to navigate through all the quackery. Read more

Eight healthy, quick and easy-to-make snack ideas
Sometimes it can be hard to whip up something healthy when you're on a time crunch. The Interrobang came up with eight healthy snack ideas that can be modified to your liking, are easy to make and take little time to create. Read more

"Yoga"na wanna try these stretches
Stretches are an essential part of your workout. They energize and restore muscles to prevent injuries. Incorporating some stretches into your routine, especially after you workout will help release tension, elongate your frame and improve flexibility. Read more

Working up a sweat, gamer style
For years, video games have transcended the sole use of controllers. Only your hands were required to move around the device to play the game. However, now some video games implement the whole body, giving players the ability to exercise while appreciating a fun game. Read more

Staying Active on a $mall Budget
Volunteering at the humane society, checking out local ads for fitness events, walking, using YouTube as a personal fitness instructor, taking advantage of guest gym memberships and MacGyver-ing your own gym are way to stay active on a small budget.  Read more

Gym etiquette 101
Almost every, if not all gym goers have experienced this feeling, the uncertainty behind how to act when in the gym environment. Read more

Old school, new school or at school: the best value for workouts
The much anticipated Wellness and Fitness Centre is the place to be for working out. I's one of a kind for a post-secondary campus, featuring a three story rock wall two floors of exercise equipment. Read more

Feeling down? Saddle up!
When thinking of ways to stay fit one may consider gym memberships and diets. However, horseback riding can be an interesting way to stay active and maintain your physical and mental health. Read more

Health and Fitness: Getting back on track for a healthier lifestyle
You ate, drank and were merry until your cheeks lit up like cherries, so now it's time to bring that excitement back to the gym. Ditch the New Year's Resolutions and instead opt for living in the present moment of how you feel today. Read more

Oscar winning engineer Craig Mann inspires APP and MIA Students
Late November brought an exciting day for the students of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) and Audio Post Production (APP) programs. They were happily surprised to be visited by the world renowned and award winning audio post sound engineer Craig Mann. Read more

YouTube star and Fanshawe alumna, Bailey Pelkman visits MIA students to chat about her success
Students in the MIA program were thrilled to be visited by MIA alumna Bailey Pelkman. Pelkman who graduated from Fanshawe in 2015 has already created a successful career for herself on YouTube, with over 39,000 subscribers. Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Offer kindness and comfort, and it will boost your reputation and make you feel good about what you have to offer. Read more

Sports

Motoring: 2018 Mazda3 GS
Once upon a time, the Mazda3 was the second-best selling compact sedan in Canada - behind the ever popular Honda Civic. Nowadays, the Mazda3 has slipped a few spots in its ranking, mainly because a lot of Mazda customers are flocking to their other compact model, the smart, stylish, and capable CX-3 crossover.  Read more