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F.A.T.S Knows!
Welcome (or welcome back) to Fanshawe College for Fall 2005! You've likely found that there's alot of information you need to know, and FATS is here to help you. Look to this regular column for dates, deadlines and... Read this article

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A new look for crimefighting
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful then a locomotive, its… Campus Security with their new, upgraded image.

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Classes planned in event of strike
The first few weeks of classes face a potentially major disruption if the OPSEU Local 109 votes to strike on September 7. While the strike may make the start of a new school year more difficult, students should plan to repo... Read this article

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The Welcome Kiosk is your one-stop-shop for college info
The first week of school brings so many questions — but where do you find the answers? Go see Dylan and Lori at the Welcome Kiosk, just down the hall from the bookstore in ‘F' Hallway. They can answer questi... Read this article

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Looking for work in all the right places
NEED A JOB? The experts in Career Services can help you increase your chances of finding what you need. Guaranteed! If you are (or will be!) looking for a part-time, full-time or summer job you are invited to visit the Fanshawe College Career Resour... Read this article

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Having problems? The staff in Counselling and Student Life can help
The staff at Counselling and Student Life Services is available to support your academic and personal success at Fanshawe College.  We welcome your questions and will work with you to find solutions to any problems you may encounter. Come and see us... Read this article

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Finding a home to share with your pet
Many students looking for rental accommodations in London wish to bring their pets into the unit with them. Often, landlords refuse to rent their apartments or houses to tenants with animals. What most people are unaware of is that landlords are not ... Read this article

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FSU always serves you better
The times they are a-changin' for services here on campus, but only to better accommodate the students of Fanshawe. The Student Union Building, near Forwell Hall, will be the new home of a Uniglobe travel centre. If all negotiations go as plann... Read this article

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Welcome to Fanshawe, Students!
Hello out there Fanshawe Students of 2005-2006. My name is Melissa Smart and I am your Student Union President. This summer, the Executive Council has been working hard to make this year all we can for you. This column will rotate through the FSU Exe... Read this article

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You go to class here, you might as well work here, too
Between 35 hours of class, umpteen hours of homework and a hectic social life, it's hard for a college student to add a part-time job to help make ends meet. Implemented by the Fanshawe Student Union, the work-study program hooks students up wit... Read this article

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New to College = New Friendships
Well, you made it. Welcome to Fanshawe College. A new adventure is beginning, but you may be feeling a bit isolated, especially if you are from out-of-town and you don't have friends who came here with you. It's time to make new friends. Al... Read this article

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The Down and Dirty of Budgeting
Welcome to Fanshawe College and the world of post-secondary education. Welcome to freedom. No more Mom and Dad watching over your shoulder and monitoring every move! Stay up as late as you want, sleep in, skip all of your classes, drink The Out Back... Read this article

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Cheap drug, expensive consequences
VICTORIA (CUP) — Outside the needle exchange on Cormorant Street in Victoria, a body lies curled up on the pavement under a white sheet. The sign says “open,” but the door is locked and it rattles when I try to open it. The figure u... Read this article

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More doctors staying in Ontario, but shortage in city is still a pain
For the first time in more than 30 years, more doctors are choosing to return to practice in Canada than are leaving the country to work elsewhere. New statistics released by the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) report that in 2004, 3... Read this article

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Shiny, happy fundraising at Fanshawe College
Dig deep into your pockets because the largest student run fundraiser in Canada is set to sweep across over fifty college and university campuses. The Shinerama campaign, which raises money and awareness for The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, ... Read this article

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Young Canadians compete on national TV for Paul Martin's job
It ain't easy being Prime Minister. Meetings that run long into the night, countless hours spent on a plane, endless problems to solve and relentlesscriticism — it all comes with the territory. Not everyone has what it takes to govern a country... Read this article

Opinion

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Looking for God at the Out Back Shack
Tamara Jacobs cautiously entered the Fanshawe campus pub for a lunch meting with one of the college's former chaplains. He usually only ventures onto campus irregularly these days, but he couldn't resist a request to talk with a student who w... Read this article

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US drug war starting with Marc
Just say no to the US drug war. Brace yourself Canada — the $60 billion, a year US prison-filling drug war has taken its first step into Canada. On July 29, 2005 the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of the United States has Canadian law enforceme... Read this article

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"Greatest hits" loses meaning thanks to Hilary's new album
Hilary Duff is releasing a Greatest Hits album, and that makes me sad. It makes me want to crawl under a rock, unplug my radio and die. Maybe I missed something here, but I always thought that a greatest hits album was a collection of the best examp... Read this article

Lifestyles

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For Orpheus, Hell is the cold shop in Two River County
Orpheus Descending is the story of a drifter who wanders into a small southern town to leave his wild youth behind him. With only his snakeskin jacket and his acoustic guitar, Valentine Xavier entices the women and enrages the men of Two River County... Read this article

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The Muppets get a 10!
I almost had an accident in my pants when I found out that Disney was going to be releasing The Muppet Show on DVD in Seasons! Many episodes were available through Time/Life and weren't remastered. The sets sold out quickly and left many, includ... Read this article

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Pity the Foo who doesn't like the new double album
My God, has it been four months already? Geez…it seems like yesterday that I wrote the season finale to “Musical Ramblings!” For those of you who don't know me, I am the self righteous guy that brings interesting music reviews to the... Read this article

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Plummer brings the Lark to life on the Stratford stage
Amanda Plummer's childish grin and gleaming eyes give life to a woman who has been dead for almost 600 years. The Lark, on stage at Stratford's Festival Theatre until October 29, recounts the tale of Joan of Arc through a series of flashback... Read this article

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Roberts will rock Frosh Rock
He performed in front of the world during Live 8, took home three Juno Awards in 2004, and now, Sam Roberts will be rocking Fanshawe during orientation festivities.

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Local band finds the joy in music in Forwell Hall
What's in a name? Apparently a lot for local rock—delicacy Popjoy, who recently changed their name to The Joys to avoid the dreaded pop band label. “We didn't want our music to be limited to a genre,” said Shawn Smith, bas... Read this article

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Celeb gossip you need to know!
Trailer for horror sequel banned Saw 2 wont be displaying images of severed body parts because they are too graphic and violent to show in a preview according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Images of severed fingers have appear... Read this article

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Chef's Corner - McCormicks is doin' it the Old Bay Way
For this week's Chef's Corner, applause goes out to McCormick's, the venerable institution down by the Western Fair Grounds --- they make a spice that is called Old Bay which is my version of crack cocaine. If you cannot find it, here is ... Read this article

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Sweet Sixteen? Not likely
Forget, high profile documentaries like Madonna: Truth or Dare, Supersize Me and Fahrenheit 911, one film that must be revisited is Talk 16. Many of you youngin's might have missed the debut of Talk 16 back in 1991, when gym teachers all over Ca... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) A little bit of patience does a lot of good. Aries is especially understanding of stubborn or selfish behaviour in others. Transcend your shortcomings as you think in terms of the long run. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) ... Read this article

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Anyone need Gamers Anonymous?
Something has happened to me over the past ten months that I'm not proud of. I wrote about it briefly last year when the madness began, but I feel that I must give an update for those who related to this blurb last year who may still be at Fansha... Read this article

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Why Tetris is better than Halo 2
Gaming has come a long way in the past decade. New game consoles play DVD movies, connect to the Internet for global competition and play games with characters that look virtually identical to their real-life models. There have even been rumors of th... Read this article

Sports

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Falcons warming up for another season
Eagerly anticipating another season for all Fanshawe Falcon sports, the athletic staff at Fanshawe College is excited and in high spirits about the upcoming school year. Mike Lindsay, Manager of Athletics, Ernie Durocher, Men's Athletic Officer,... Read this article

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This week in sports
Attention future Falcons Tryouts are about to begin for all Fanshawe intercollegiate athletics including; men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's volleyball, badminton, and golf. Interested ... Read this article

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Campus Recreation Calendar 2005-2006
Fall Activities Residence Rec Begins Entry Deadline: Tues. Sept. 20 & Sun. Sept. 25 Co-ed 3 Pitch Softball Entry Deadline: Fri. Sept. 16 5 on 5 Basketball Entry Deadline: Mon. Sept. 19 Co-ed Touch Football Entry Deadline: Fri. Sept. 23 Rugby ... Read this article

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Motoring: Mercedes Benz SLR gives you 600,000 reasons to smile
This is it folks, The Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR, the most expensive and outrageous Mercedes that you can buy. But exactly how outrageous is it? Here is the thing, just a few weeks ago, I had a go in a SL55 AMG, which is supposedly a Ferrari and Pors... Read this article

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Fun with Fitness: No more excuses!
Welcome back, returning Fanshawe Students and a big warm welcome to all of you who are coming here for the first time. My name is Rick Melo and I currently work in the Fanshawe College Community Fitness Centre as a Fitness Consultant and Members Serv... Read this article

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SummerSlam: If you went to the bathroom, you missed it
For those of you who don't know, I have been writing about wrestling for the Interrobang for many years now. Just like my other music, movie or gaming blurbs, feel free to write into the paper with your own takes on the WWE and their shows. Is t... Read this article

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Its beginning to feel alot like NASCAR at the Speedway
The intense excitement and deafening noise of a car race can only be comprehended after attending a live event. This was apparent on August 19th at the Delaware Speedway. A series of Freight truck, Street Stock, and Cintas Late Model races took plac... Read this article

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Seconds in Sports: Contoversial summer in the pros
Sorry everyone, it's time to turn down the Alice Cooper and start thinking about school again. While many of you were searching for shade, jumping in pools, and reluctantly coping with the heat and humidity of this past summer, many interesting ... Read this article

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