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Fanshawe Student Union hosts Student Impact Gala to celebrate volunteers
On April 12, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) held its first annual Student Impact Gala in the Oasis. Volunteers of the FSU were honoured for their dedication and hard work contributed over the past school year. Read more

FSU discusses current and future initiatives at their Annual General Meeting
On April 10, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) held their Annual General Meeting in the Alumni Lounge. The meeting began with an address from the president of the FSU, Morganna Sampson. Read more

MIXTAPE: 2018 Fanshawe Fine Arts students exhibition
Interrobang was on hand for MIXTAPE, the final exhibit for graduating Fanshawe Fine Arts students at The ARTS Project, which also included the announcement of a $250,000 contribution which will benefit students over the next 10 years. Read more

FSU to host Glow Run and after party
On April 19, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is hosting a Glow Run and after party as one of their final events to conclude another semester full of exciting events for students.  Read more

Fanshawe makes history with United Way Campaign
Fanshawe's United Way Campaign raised over $100,000 for the eighth consecutive year for a grand total of nearly one million dollars. Read more

London's Music Industry excitedly prepares for the Jack Richardson London Music Awards
London's community is hard at work preparing for one of the highlights of the city's music industry each year, the annual Jack Richardson London Music Awards (JRLMA). Read more

Evolution of carbon pricing
On April 4, Canada's Ecofiscal Commission released polling data by Abacus Data and a new report regarding carbon pricing titled 'Clearing the air: How carbon pricing helps Canada fight climate change' Read more

Spring flowers are in full bloom at Fanshawe College's greenhouse
This past weekend Fanshawe College's horticulture technician program had a rounding success selling hydrangeas from the Spriet Family Greenhouse on campus for the Easter holiday. Read more

Record Store Day: A day celebrating the cultural aspect of record stores
Record Stores have been around for decades selling vintage and new vinyl records. Even as technology advances and other ways of listening to music have been invented, many still prefer vinyl. Read more

Changes made to waste management at Fanshawe
Fanshawe's new waste disposal policy officially came into effect on April 1. Although a number of changes to what can and cannot be recycled or composted have been made, receptacle stations across campus remain unaltered. Read more

Stephen Patterson named new dean, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design
Fanshawe's Faculty of Arts, Media and Design (FAMD) gained a new dean on April 2, with the appointment of Stephen Patterson. Read more

Graduating fine art students showcase an array of artworks at MIXTAPE exhibit
Graduating fine art students are celebrating their journey through the three year program with a final exhibit at the ARTS Project gallery. Read more

Fanshawe and Lexus team up for Wearable Art Fashion Show
Fanshawe fashion marketing and management and design foundations students are hard at work building momentum for their upcoming Motion Wearable Art Fashion Show. Read more

Fanshawe paralegal students come together to revamp law publication
Various Fanshawe paralegal students collaborated to help inform the community regarding law-related issues, community events and the role/duties of a paralegal through their online news publication, The Nota Bene Student Newspaper Read more

Health Canada food packaging warning against sugar, sodium, and saturated fats
Health Canada is proposing required front-of-package labeling for products high in sugar, sodium, and saturated fats. Read more

Fanshawe helping student entrepreneurs reach their goals
Fanshawe held its third annual Trampoline 60 second Pitch Competition to help student entrepreneurs get one step closer to their business dreams. Read more

London holds March for Our Lives protest
On Feb. 14, 2018, 17 students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla,. were brutality murdered after an expelled student entered the school with an AR-15 assault rifle and started firing. Read more

Western University to begin offering pass/fail credit option in the fall
Come September, students at Western University will be able to take up to 1.0 pass/fail courses as part of their degree, according to the Western Gazette. Read more

Fanshawe opens its doors
The Fanshawe Open House happened on March 24, which aimed to show potential students what the College has to offer. Arjun Bhardwaj was on hand greeting everyone with a welcoming and brilliant smile. He had some wise words to share with potential new students about the wonders of the College. Read more

Elections Ontario attempts to reach younger voters in upcoming election
The 2015 federal election saw an increase in turnout among young Canadians and now, Elections Ontario is trying to encourage millennials to vote ahead of the upcoming provincial election in June. Read more

Board games available at the London Public Library
As result of a partnership with Project Play, Londoners can now sign out an array of strategic board games from London Public Library locations across the city Read more

Cowbell Brewing creates craft beer with a purpose
An Ontario craft beer company, Blyth Cowbell Brewing Co. opened their doors last summer to one of the most unique breweries in Canada. Read more

Sustainability in Curitiba: A student perspective of sustainability
According to the Bruntland Report, 'Sustainability is meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of the future generation'. During this semester, I had a chance to take part in a two-week exchange program to Brazil. Read more

Local photographers take London by storm
Interrobang sat down with London photographers Avery Schaffer, 19, Braden Dam, 20, and Keith Tanner, 22, to discuss their background and thoughts on the ongoing photography movement in London. Read more

Huron University College celebrates 20th anniversary partnership with WUSC
Huron University College is continuing to show their commitment and support for their partnership with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) through a variety of advocacy initiatives and monetary donations to the organization. Read more

Federal government announces 850k in funding for Career Focus program
On March 16, MP for London West, Kate Young, announced that the federal government is funding $850,000 towards the Career Focus program. The program assists in connecting Fanshawe graduates to paid employment opportunities with local companies. Read more

Confirmed bed bugs at Ryerson University
Ryerson's The Eyeopener uncovered a breaking story of bed bugs infesting some of the university. The story was picked up by news outlets across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Read more

London lightning player balances life as a new entrepreneur
London Lightning player, Garrett Williamson, has diversified his career and moved into mattress manufacturing. Read more

Evening crisis walk-in clinic for students arrives at Fanshawe
Fanshawe's Counselling and Accessibility Services and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) have collaborated to bring an evening crisis support walk-in clinic to campus. Read more

FSU hosts Disney in Paris Charity Ball
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is always on its game to help and support mental health awareness. Read more