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Interrobang issue for Monday, November 24th, 2008

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Homeless: A cross section of society
As the snow begins to fall, people with no roof over their head need a place to sleep While entering the rear building of the Unity Project House, I walked through a crowd of individuals gathered around one another. One individual held a clear pla... Read more

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Music to move your mind, raise GPA
If someone told you that listening to music could make you smarter, would you believe them? iMusic, a series of CDs that claims to increase your GPA just by pressing play, has been on the market for several years, but is now making their product ava... Read more

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Fanshawe fishing for diversity in new Gen Ed
Fanshawe College will be the first post secondary facility in Canada to tackle a new fly-fishing course this winter. The 15-week program is a general education course that is open to all Fanshawe College students interested in trying something new a... Read more

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Students getting into the spirit
The Corporate Communications and Public Relations students at Fanshawe college have been working effortlessly, as part of an assignment for their fellow peers. On November 27, 2008 a special Christmas dinner will take place in Forwell Hall for Inter... Read more

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Students help out charities
Fanshawe College students and local communicators of London are teaming up this holiday season to enlighten youth in the Children's Aid Society and promote Art for AIDS. Since 2000, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) have... Read more

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CSA update
While the Fanshawe Student Union is a proud member of the CSA, there is a somewhat similar organization called the CFS. Both organizations are completely separate from one another. So, what are the differences and why is the Fanshawe Student Union a ... Read more

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Career Corner: Knowing how much you are worth
Congratulations, you've just set up an interview for the job of your dreams. You've done your research on the employer, are confident on how to handle yourself in the interview, but how are you with negotiating a starting salary? Unfortunatel... Read more

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Western announces HIV vaccine breakthrough
University bids on $88 million facility to produce vaccine TORONTO (CUP) — A University of Western Ontario researcher has produced an experimental HIV vaccine that is approaching human trials. Using a technique similar to Jonas Salk's f... Read more

Opinion

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Don't be SAD, get active
It's WINTER! That means busting out the hats, mittens and winter boots. (Uggs don't count as boots, they just soak up the slush. Ladies, you know this.) Everyone is getting a cold, and the flu gets passed around like the chicken pox in a kind... Read more

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You can't put a price on freedom
Those who put prices on everything hate freedom. They even go as far as to claim it does not even exist. “Freedom isn't free,” they say. But if not freedom itself, what could possibly be free? Are you free? Or have you been condition... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: What's unique about Christianity?
There's a story about C. S. Lewis, author of the Narnia Chronicles, wandering into a debate at a conference on World Religions. Experts were discussing what unique contribution Christianity has made to the world. Many religion pundits, bloggers ... Read more

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Inspired by snow
Snowflakes I sit within and hear a sound, My eyes turn towards the window. Outside the windswept roofs resound, The snow like fire swirling round, In flurries racing 'cross the ground And sweeping o'er the lintel. Outside a dance is raging, A son... Read more

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Happily ever after
The happiest, most fulfilled people in the world are those who are happy in their skin, do the things they love to do and those who do not hold on to grudges. Take pride in the person you are and the person you see yourself becoming in the future. ... Read more

Lifestyles

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Serena Ryder's youthful success
After a decade in the business, Ryder's still weak in the knees for music There are certain milestones in a musician's career that hold a special significance, like the moment when he or she holds the first printed and pressed CD of their ... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Metal makers
This week brings another great quick one-two punch in the world of metal. Obituary Left to Die Coming off the heels of their last effort, Xecutioner's Return, the death metal veterans from Tampa Bay, Florida return with an inexpensive EP th... Read more

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The Coast washes up at the Shack
Fanshawe was once again visited by the band The Coast and the music was supreme. This all-Canadian band from Toronto played at the Out Back Shack at Fanshawe in early November. Their first visit to Fanshawe was in Forwell Hall opening for Tokyo Poli... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: Industry execs maintaining monopoly on music
The face of the industry, moreover, the face of the record deal is changing. The monopoly that major labels once held because of their exclusive ability to offer artists worldwide distribution, and unmatchable promotional opportunities simply cannot... Read more

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Movie takes viewers online
After winning “Best Feature” at the 2008 Artivist Film Festival in Hollywood, California, Zeitgeist Addendum has been released freely to the public via the Internet. Following the distribution model that turned the original Zeitgeist mov... Read more

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Get fancy with feathers
Fashion's latest detail is taking flight; plumage is flocking the season's smartest items from handbags to boleros and even jewellery. Fully feathered dresses and jackets took centre stage at Burberry Prorsum, while Ralph Lauren put a spin on... Read more

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Should knock offs knock it off?
Chinatown, New York is arguably the best place in the world to score some of the top quality designer knock offs ever made. If you could buy an identical replica of a Chanel bag worth $12,000 for under $500, would you? I kind of swing both ways when... Read more

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Desigual redefines shopping with an artistic flair
Spanish designer takes creativity from the clothes to the boutique Designer Desigual lives up to its slogan ‘Desigual is not the same.' Founded in 1984 by a young Thomas Meyer in his early 20's, the ever-popular European brand Des... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Strength comes from an unexpected place. Welcome a change that might otherwise intimidate you. Emotional development is a positive force in the next few days. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Remember that you're still ... Read more

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Gaming on a student budget
Gaming on a college budget is tricky, let alone finding the time. New games go for $50 or more each, and consoles go for upward of a couple hundred dollars in most cases. It's always preferable to put your education first, but for those gamers ar... Read more

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Good grades for new Gears of War
Gears of War 2 I know the game just came out, but it was so good that it didn't take me long to get through it. I fear how quickly I would have went through it (at the hardest difficulty available when you first load up the game) if it wasn... Read more

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Gross: From campy RCMP to epic war hero
Passchendale Based on a real war, and the stories of Paul Gross's grandfather, Passchendale mixes love and war into an epic story Canadians can be proud of.

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Cinema Connoisseur: No flaws in this film about Claus
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) We're just a few short weeks away from Christmas, and I couldn't be more excited. I love all kinds of movies, but one of my favourite genres is the Christmas film. There have been some terrible ones... Read more

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Poetry - In life and death
Ponder I gaze upon the tombs of old And ponder the fate of man Why must we be parted so in death? What is a man that he fades into nothingness? Rotting as the maggots eat his flesh slowly What is our body that we treasure it so in life? All this I... Read more

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Sports

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D'Hollander a role model for all coaches
Paul D'Hollander goes well beyond the call of duty when it comes to being a coach. Known as a man who goes above and beyond what is actually expected of him, D'Hollander coaches with the purpose of helping student athletes achieve all of the... Read more

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Around the Ring: Jericho to triumph over Cena?
Considering RAW's final show before the Survivor Series PPV was a piece of trash and once again did absolutely nothing to hype this PPV (besides shove John Cena's return down our throats), I figure that I'd give my predictions on this yea... Read more

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Hooping it up with Ferreira
The Vitals Name: Phillip Ferreira Sport: Basketball Age: 25 Field of Study: Business Insurance What's your favourite NBA team? Phoenix Suns What's the best thing about playing basketball? It's almost like your second family: We ... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Growing muscle
A couple of weeks ago I discussed the plateaus and challenges that many of us face when trying to lose weight, but what about the people who are trying to GAIN weight? Generally speaking, putting on muscle and size comes down to lifting heavy weight... Read more

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Lesnar stuns Couture to conquer UFC
The next generation of heavyweight UFC fighter has arrived. Despite counting out Brock Lesnar in his fight against Randy Couture, he proved me, and a lot of other MMA fans wrong by disposing of the old champ in the second round. It was obvious from ... Read more

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Motoring: Porsche still thrilling drivers with new 2009 line-up
Car companies usually throw parties for the launch of their new models, but Porsche has been throwing parties and events for the launch of their new gearbox. Yes, there is more to the 2009 Porsche 911 than just its new transmission, but it is its ne... Read more

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