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Interrobang issue for Monday, December 1st, 2008

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Male intruder enters homes near Fanshawe, UWO
Over the past two months an intruder has entered unlocked homes to watch young women as they sleep in London. The incidents are primarily occurring near Western University, but there has been one case on Thurman circle, near Fanshawe College,... Read more

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Fond farwell for Darling, Fanshawe Ombuds
Fanshawe's Ombudsman Ian Darling is leaving Fanshawe College. A proud member of Fanshawe College for several years, Darling is entering a new chapter in his life. “I have been an Ombudsman at the college for eight years, and have e... Read more

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To the top of the world and back
Fanshawe student youngest female to ever summit Mt. Everest Can you imagine reaching the highest mountain on Earth and living to tell the tale? What about being the youngest Canadian female to reach the summit of Mount Everest? It's an i... Read more

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Humble MIA prof honoured
“If you think you have come to an end, try a little bit harder.” Advice from Kevin Doyle, a second year Music Industry Arts Teacher at Fanshawe College, who tells all his students when it comes to pursuing a dream and not giving up. Alt... Read more

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Law Talk: How to negotiate
Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. - John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address, 1961. It happens every time you need someone to agree with you or to do anything for you or to tell him to move away, and then you are in ... Read more

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Career Corner: Looking for a job?
If you are (or will be) looking for a part-time, full-time or summer job you are invited to visit Fanshwe College Career Services and use the Career Resource Centre in F2010. Career Services offers you the following services: - Resume, interview and... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Disability Services at Fanshawe College There are currently about 1,400 students with various disabilities attending Fanshawe College. Just like the larger community, about 10 per cent of the student population have a disability of some sort and ... Read more

Opinion

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It's almost over
What??? This chick gets two articles in The Interrobang? What's going on? The reason I have two articles in the paper this week is because I have been writing a CSA Update every week to keep information about the CSA available to Fanshawe studen... Read more

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CSA update
A few weeks ago the CSA decided they would donate money to each college's food bank (in Fanshawe's case The Sharing Shop) every time an article about CSA appeared in the school's newspaper. The purpose was of course to inform students abo... Read more

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Inside Santa's political mailbag
I'm tight with Santa. And I'll let you in on a little secret: that jolly look on his face, those rosy cheeks... yes, you guessed right readers: Santa is a serious boozer. Peach schnapps is Jolly St. Nick's favourite tipple. He claims it k... Read more

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Ten things activists should be preping for NOW
1. Food crisis: As farms are turned over to fuel production to keep cars running, stomachs will be running on empty around the world. Food prices will shoot up, and the crisis will be felt everywhere as western economies crash and food can no longe... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Smoothing out the edges in Ontario universities
Eleven days of “intensive” training. That, according to Carly Weeks of the Globe and Mail (Nov 19, 2008), is what the facilitators of Queen's University's “intergroup dialogue program” endure to qualify for the role. ... Read more

Lifestyles

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Woodhands rock the keytar and make it sexy
In the last few years, Toronto has become one of the biggest exporters of two-piece dance and electronica groups. MSTRKRFT, Crystal Castles and Thunderheist have all reached some level of success on the international stage, but one of the most promis... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Top metal
Seeing how this is a countdown/top 10 issue and I don't have my picks for top 10 music releases of the year ready yet (never until mid January), I decided to countdown six bands that you should be listening to. Some of these bands may not be arou... Read more

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Traveling the world of fashion: Paris, je t'aime
Fashionistas pick the City of Light as the style capital of the world As the holidays quickly approach, my head is filled with fantasy vacations instead of study notes. Although I dream of white sandy beaches and cocktails with little umbrellas,... Read more

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Top ten artists you should know about
1. Brand New Not a new artist, but a band that is finally starting to get recognized. After taking a three year break between their last two albums, Brand New released The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me. The band hit the road and hit Canada thr... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: Booking your way to the main stage
The latest tactic that the industry has adopted in order to maintain its hegemony within the biz's changing climate has its roots in booking practises, and derives its strength through the creation of a system based on exclusivity. As much as I, ... Read more

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Top ten ways to give back in London
As the holiday season gets underway, our thoughts often turn to those less fortunate than us. It can be very rewarding and fulfilling to take time to help out with a local charity or even to donate a gift to a toy drive, but where do you start? ... Read more

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Top 10 Gifts for Girls and Guys
It's that time of year again, when you find yourself searching for the perfect gift for someone in your life. Whether you're trying to find a romantic gift or a funny gift, you may feel overwhelmed by the pressure to get it right. You wa... Read more

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Top 10 places to find unique gifts in London
Anyone can go to the mall and plop down a credit card on an item that can be found in umpteen look-a-like stores around the country, but it takes a real shop-a-holic to know where the real unique goods are in London. 1. Commander Salamander ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Top 10 Holiday Movies
Christmas is a time for giving, but more importantly, it is a time for receiving gifts. With that being said, I truly believe the greatest gift of all is the gift of entertainment. So I have compiled this last of the 10 greatest Christmas films of... Read more

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Top 10 Christmas Cartoons
1. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970) Dec 2 — 8pm (ABC), Dec 12 — 8pm (CBC) A Mailman (voiced by Fred Astaire) decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus when his mail truck breaks down, and tells us... Read more

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Top 10 Christmas Movies to Watch/Games to Ask For
Top 10 Christmas Movies to Watch Elf (my favourite) A Christmas Story Christmas Vacation The Polar Express Home Alone 1 & 2 Scrooged How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 & 2000) White Christmas The Santa Clause Scrooge (1951) Top 10 games to as... Read more

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Top 10 concerts and festivals you should have went to in 2008
1) AC/DC “Black Ice” Most of us grew up loving AC/DC, The Aussie boys are back with a new album and tour. With a mix of classics and new songs The Black Ice tour has sold out in minutes, seven out of 70 shows are NOT sold out -but w... Read more

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Top 10 Christmas Songs
1. “THE CHRISTMAS SONG (CHESTNUTS ROASTING ON AN OPEN FIRE)” BY NAT KING COLE Originally recorded in 1946 by Cole, and re-recorded in 1953 and 1961 can be heard every Christmas season. It's the 1961 version that you will hear and... Read more

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Make the holidays glamorous
This holiday season the halls are decked, how about you? As if the holiday season isn't stressful enough, with all the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping, finishing up exams, visiting family and friends, attending Christmas parties- and of... Read more

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T'is the Macy's season
I could not think of a more perfect store to write about around Christmas time than the mega successful Macy's. Macy's, an American institute of shopping, is not only busseling with shoppers this time of year, it also gives back to the commu... Read more

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Bond, James Bond, is full of action
Quantum of Solace The newest James Bond movie is full of action and continues with the same realism as Casino Royale. James Bond (Daniel Craig) picks up right where he left off, interrogating a man named Mr. White, who has information about Vespe... Read more

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Tweens swoon over Twilight vampy romance
Twilight Forbidden love in the form of teenage angst, makes this bestselling book turned movie, enjoyable but clearly for a younger audience. Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) leaves Phoenix, where she lived with her mother and step father, and moves ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) It's possible that you're being too extreme. Put both feet on the ground. Learn from past mistakes, and soar ahead with the confidence that you're on the right track again. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Separ... Read more

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Hot or Not: 2008 Fashion
Hot The natural look Looking natural has never been so popular. Times have changed. Not too long ago, people overdosed on eye makeup, lipstick and foundation. Put down that bright burgundy lipstick and pick up a nude tone.

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Short wait for hungry Dissidia: Final Fantasy fans
A couple weeks ago in the article about the state of Final Fantasy a curious title was mentioned, Dissidia: Final Fantasy. As stated then, most Final Fantasy fans hungry for some pure RPG gameplay won't find what they're hoping for in Dissidi... Read more

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Poetry: A sleepless night
Sleep Sleep silently my darling dear and let me kiss thy lips When darkness has fallen I shall count the stars for thee Upon every number I shall make thee a wish May you be happy my love May you be at peace May you find love May you be well And ma... Read more

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Sports

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Around the Ring: Survivor Series a dud
Well, a really crappy Survivor Series has come and gone and we have two new champions. I'm really surprised that they let John Cena pin Chris Jericho considering Jericho had Cena in submission moves for over half the match! I'm glad that they... Read more

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UFC strong arming competitors
It has finally reached the boiling point for some UFC fighters as they have drawn the line with the UFC when it comes to what they control. Already, the UFC does not allow non-exclusive contracts, meaning that when you sign a contract with the UFC, ... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Goal setting the S.M.A.R.T. way
It's hard to believe that 2009 is upon us. With every New Year comes a chance for us to start off on the right foot and change the things we least like about ourselves. We call them “New Year's Resolutions” and they range from the... Read more

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Falcons off to flying start and dreaming of bigger things
What was potentially shaping up to be a transitional year has been nothing but perfect for the Fanshawe Falcons men's basketball team. With a roster littered with six first and six second-year players, the team has taken the OCAA by storm, out s... Read more

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Motoring: Saab returning to its roots
If you are the sort of person who always likes to follow the beat of a different (unique) drummer, then Saab was your kind of car. However, over the last few years, they have tried to come out with models based on other manufacturers platforms, to h... Read more

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