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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

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

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
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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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 Student Union helps celebrate Holi
A large crowd of students came out to Forwell Hall on March 13, where the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) was putting on their own celebrations for Holi. Read more

Canada ranked second best country in the world
A new report released by the U.S. News and World Report in partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has ranked Canada as the second best country in the world following Switzerland as the first. Read more
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Fashion students studying abroad
George Brown College announced it would provide a new pathway for graduates of its School of Fashion Studies students to study in the U.K. by allowing them to apply their credit towards the London College of Fashion at the University of Arts London. Read more

NDP MPPs held town hall meeting with Fanshawe students
NDP MPPs Peggy Sattler, for London West and Teresa Armstrong for London-Fanshawe region came to Fanshawe on March 14 to speak with students in a town hall meeting-style, about a variety of student-based issues. Read more

Fanshawe delivers promise of free tuition for 10 Syrian refugee families
Fanshawe College has kept its promise in supporting the City of London's plan to help Syrian refugees who came to Canada during the Syrian Crisis. Read more

Safety of students on downtown campus a growing concern
On Feb. 11, Skye Vidler, a first year video game design and development student at Fanshawe's downtown campus, the CDPA, was on her way home when she was assaulted in an unprovoked attack. Read more
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How the rise of gluten-free and vegan options affects peope with food allergies
According to the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network (Allergen), about 2.5 million Canadians have at least one food allergy. Restaurants, bakeries and other food and beverage businesses are working to be more accommodating. Read more

LHSC provides pilot program
Noticing a gap in the mental health care system, the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in a collaboration with Addiction Services of Thames Valley and mindyourmind, has brought forth Cornerstone Counselling. Read more

New fund awards $15,000 ideas to student ideas
A newly announced innovation fund is looking to kickstart creativity in Ontario, and Fanshawe students and alum can apply. Read more

Fanshawe makes highest contribution to United Way in its history
Fanshawe president Peter Devlin announced that Fanshawe had exceeded its United Way campaign goal. The goal was set at the beginning of the campaign in September 2016 and was exceeded by over a few thousand, reaching a record-setting $115,153. Read more

Morganna Sampson crushes the competition and becomes the next FSU president
Fanshawe students voted and Morganna Sampson is the new Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president 2017-2018. Sampson, who has been involved with the FSU for two years and is currently VP Entertainment, will begin her one year term on May 1. Read more

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Don't be tricked by the scammers: National Top 10 Scams of 2016
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has compiled a list of National Top 10 Scams of 2016. BBB revealed that Canadians lost more in 2016 than in the previous two years. Read more

"Brewfing" part of public nuisance bylaw
The City of London is cracking down on large gatherings involving drinking on rooftops, also known as brewfing. London City Council passed a motion amending public nuisance bylaw to include the activity. Read more

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Raised awareness of sexual violence increases province-wide need for counsellors
Over three years ago, an anonymous Fanshawe student was sexually assaulted by someone she didn't know. As she subsequently pursued a legal case against her attacker, she sought out support from the Sexual Assault Centre of London (SACL) in the summer of 2016. Read more

Meet your 2017 FSU Election candidiates
Log in to FanshaweOnline between 9 am on Monday, March 6th, 2017 and 2 pm on Thursday, March 9th to cast your 2017 Fanshawe Student Union election ballot. Read more

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London-based technology company leading the way in web development in Canada
Digital Echidna, a London technology company, has been named one of the leading companies to specialize in web development in Canada. Scores were determined by three categories: client reviews, client experience and market presence. Read more

Seven Earth-sized planets discovered
With the help of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, seven Earth-sized planets have been discovered surrounding a single star. The exoplanet system has been given the name TRAPPIST-1. Read more

Extra reading week a possibility for Fanshawe in the future
In light of Western University adding an extra reading week in the fall for their students, there may be good news ahead for Fanshawe students as well. Read more

Big acts to play Fanshawe's 50th anniversary celebration concert
According to a Feb. 23 Fanshawe Corporate Communications press release, the concert titled Fanshawe at 50: Live in Concert will see a trio of Canadian bands headline the event and is presented by Johnson Insurance. Read more

FSU presidential election commences
Current VP Internal Affairs Kevin Kaisar, VP Entertainment Morganna Sampson and newcomer Josh Mullan tried their best to not only give the most impressive campaign speech, but also answer student questions from both the audience, and online. Read more
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