Current Issue: Monday, February 26th, 2018


Interrobang Archives


Event planning students to host International Women's Day event
On March 8, three Fanshawe event planning students will be hosting an International Women's Day event at Bertoldi's Trattoria starting at 6 p.m. The event, titled 'The Future is Female', will feature an evening of appetizers, drinks and a talk from guest speaker Dr. Carlen Costa. Read more

Results of 2017 Public Needs Survey
On Feb. 15, the London Police Service (LPS) released the data collected from their 2017 Public Needs Survey. Read more

Fanshawe alumnus making his way to the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival
In the past few years things have really taken off for Fanshawe alumnus, actor/comedian Austen Alexander, creating Eggs Comedy on YouTube and and headlining a monthly comedy show. Read more

Government to create Canada's first youth policy
Canada's federal government is seeking insight from its youthful population in order to generate a more dynamic policy perspective. Read more

Youth Opportunities Unlimited to create emergency shelter for homeless youth in London
Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) is taking action to deal with the growing issue of youth homelessness in London. Read more

The Juno Awards coming to London brings excitement to Fanshawe's MIA program
Many in the London community were excited to hear the announcement that in March of 2019 the 48th annual Juno awards, along with all the Juno week festivities will be hosted here in London. Read more

Fanshawe's MRI co-ordinator receives Health Sciences Award
Elizabeth Lorusso was the recipient of the Health Sciences Award at the Fanshawe Alumni Distinguished Alumni Awards' Hall of Fame dinner on Feb. 8. Currently, Lorusso is the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program co-ordinator at the College. Read more

Fanshawe history professor shares his thoughts on the 2018 Winter Olympic Games
The Interrobang spoke to Fanshawe history professor regarding his thoughts on the social and political aspects surrounding the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.  Read more

Fanshawe business student recounts his time studying abroad in the Netherlands
Fanshawe business student Jarrett Kennedy had the opportunity to study abroad at the HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht in the Netherlands last semester. Read more

CTV News reporter and Fanshawe alumnus receives Community Service Award
CTV News reporter, Nick Paparella, received the Community Service Award at the Fanshawe Alumni Distinguished Alumni Awards' Hall of Fame dinner on Feb. 8. Read more

Positive Space Ally program aims to educate Fanshawe faculty about LGBTQ+ community
The Positive Space Ally program aims to educate Fanshawe faculty on how to act as an ally and create a welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirited students. Read more

Third time's a charm for FSU drag show
ProjectBE Event Productions, a LGBTQ+ community based in southwestern Ontario, in collaboration with the FSU is bringing back its popular event, What a Drag, to Fanshawe College once more on Feb.14. Read more

Fanshawe students experience a fun and educational law enforcement trip to Miami
Students in Fanshawe's police foundations program had a real life training trip while in Florida for a Miami law enforcement experience Read more

Fanshawe pilot project: Removing some waste bins to improve diversion rate
Fanshawe's Facilities Operations and Sustainability Department will be conducting a pilot project in the 'D Building' throughout the upcoming weeks in an attempt to improve the College's diversion rate. Read more

FSU hosts open house
On Jan. 30, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) hosted an open house for members of the Fanshawe community to check out the renovations that have recently taken place. Read more

Fanshawe grads find success with London based digital firm HRdownloads
A London company has proved that it holds a well-deserved spot on The PROFIT 500's list of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies. With their recent move to a bigger downtown location, HRdownloads has shown that they plan on continuing their growth. Read more

Provincial government takes more steps to help young smokers quit
The provincial government is offering free counselling from a pharmacist (for up to one year) and medication through OHIP+ for young adults 24-years-old and younger to assist these individuals in their efforts to quit smoking. Read more

Liberal government invests $50 million into teaching youth digital literacy and coding skills
Last month, Let's Talk Science received a $2 million grant from CanCode, in order to assist in educating youth from kindergarten to grade 12 on digital literacy skills and coding. Read more

Fanshawe student details studying abroad in Ireland
Fanshawe hotel and resort services management student Amanda Price had the opportunity to study abroad in Ireland last semester. Read more

FSU spreading the message of self-love
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is switching gears when it comes to their Valentine's Day festivities, by focusing on self-love this Feb.14 Read more

Fanshawe student and Student Wellness Centre don't see eye to eye on gym dress code
On Jan. 23, Fanshawe student Elizabeth McKenzie came to the Student Wellness Centre to exercise and was asked to change the top she was wearing. Read more

Fanshawe starts Moose Hide Campaign to end violence against women and children
A new campaign is kicking off at Fanshawe this year to bring awareness to violence towards women and children. Read more

Research and Innovation Day is coming to Fanshawe
If you have any research or innovation projects that you would like to showcase, you're in luck- Research and Innovation Day at Fanshawe is fast approaching. Read more

FSU to host two mental health initiatives
On Jan. 31, the FSU will be hosting two mental health initiatives on campus for students. The initiatives aim to get a conversation started regarding the topic of mental health and show students that they are not alone and there is support and services out there for them. Read more

Students and staff race RC cars for charity
Fanshawe students and staff members showed off their competitive spirits last Wednesday at the third annual United Way RC Car Races event. The event gave students and staff the opportunity to race RC cars around a race track with the goal of completing a lap with the fastest time. Read more

Fanshawe hosts a two day women based self defence course
Over the weekend of Jan. 27 and Jan. 28, Fanshawe will be running a Wen-Do Women's Self Defence course. Read more

The dangers of the Tide pod challenge
The Tide pod challenge is the latest Internet trend where a person records themselves biting into a detergent pod and having the contents burst from their mouth. Read more

Temporary overdose prevention site to open in downtown London this February
London will become the first city in the province to open a temporary overdose prevention site this February. The site will provide those who use injection drugs the opportunity to take these drugs under the supervision of healthcare professionals. Read more

LPS and OPP host public fentanyl education session
On Jan. 17, the London Police Service (LPS) and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) hosted an education session for the public on fentanyl and other opioids, at the Wolf Performance Hall. Read more

Minister of Science and MP of London North visit Fanshawe
On the morning of Jan. 9, Minister of Science, the Honourable Kristy Duncan, and the MP of London North, Peter Fragiskatos, took a tour of the various skill trade and manufacturing labs on campus. Read more