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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 9th, 2006

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Spring break travel plans in jeopardy
Instead of walking on sandy beaches this March during what was scheduled to be spring break, Fanshawe students will be trudging through the snow on their way to class, banking hours spent with their teachers. The College of Applied Arts and Technolo... Read more

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Student cars soon behind bars
The crackdown has begun and if you are not careful where you park, you may find your wheels behind barbed wire. As of January 16, Fanshawe College will adopt new parking regulations, where students, staff and visitors will have their vehicles towed ... Read more

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Students give $3 million to Fanshawe Capital Campaign
Although $3 million can buy over 50,000 60 oz bottles of Absolut Vodka, almost 90,000 cases of Coors Light or countless boxes of Kraft Dinner, Fanshawe students donated their millions toward the college's Capital Campaign. On behalf of the stude... Read more

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Part-time job opportunies now available at Career Services
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resu... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Welcome (or welcome back) to Fanshawe College! You've likely found out that there's a lot of information you need to know, and FATS is here to help you. Look to this regular column for dates, deadlines and directions so you don't wind u... Read more

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Canada Votes 2006: federal party profiles
With the federal election jus around the corner, candidates are eager to push their agendas, slam their opponents and earn your vote. But before you mark your balot on January 23, you should know a little more about the parties. Conservative Party... Read more

Opinion

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2006: time to toss the celebrity trash
I can think of many ways 2006 could be much better than 2005. I think it's time to shove a whole bunch of people out of the spotlight…their 15 minutes of fame burned out long ago.

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Breaking the chains of consumption
The human race is frantically making the attempt to survive on the earth.  There are so many problems with the environment, the animal kingdom, the cities we live in, the people around us, and much, much more; but we all have to face the reality that... Read more

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Looking for God: an Ongoing Tale - Guilt, voting and the human heart
“Happy New Year!”  Tamara greeted Mitch as they sat down to the first of their lunches in 2006. Tamara and Mitch had both taken some trips, visited some friends, and enjoyed their holiday season. “Same to you,” Mitch responde... Read more

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Fanshawe Fashionista: Make sure 2006 is your best-dressed year ever!
That was SOOOO 2005! If you promised yourself that this year was going to be different and you are going to eat right, exercise daily and become a better person, just remember to keep a few things in mind. Your New Year's revolutions may contin... Read more

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What happened to the happy in holidays?
Jane Creba of Toronto had a great holiday with her family, and then headed downtown to do some shopping. But instead of bags of Boxing Day sale items to take home to show Mom and Dad, this beautiful and lively fifteen year-old girl was shot and kille... Read more

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Exec Corner: Regarding strike, short-term sacrifices are better for long-term goals
Dear Students, As the President of the Fanshawe Student Union I would like to take just a couple minutes of your time to inform you of a serious matter that might affect your plans for ‘Spring Break' here at Fanshawe College. On November 29... Read more

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Health foods are not always what they seem
VICTORIA (CUP) -- Low fat! Zero calories! No sugar! Marketers are very conscious of what we eat these days and this is for good reason. North America is now the fattest and unhealthiest society the world has ever seen. Today, 20 per cent of 18 to 24... Read more

Lifestyles

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Use meditation to put the ‘om' back in homework
In the beginners mind there are many possibilities, but in the experts there are few. Perhaps when you think of meditation, you conjure up images of mysterious monks chanting high on a mountain top, free from the daily grind of modern, hectic life. ... Read more

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New web technology keeping the traditional media on its toes
MONTREAL (CUP) -- Blogs. It's become more and more of an influence in the world we live in and part of today's media culture. These days, they are seen more as media watchdogs, helping to keep those in power stay honest. But there is also another si... Read more

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Book Review: The antithesis to the American Dream
MONTREAL (CUP) -- How Not to Get Rich (and why being bad off isn't so bad) is a much-needed satirical antidote to the plethora of "get rich quick" books on the market. Written by author Robert Sullivan, a Vogue, New Yorker and New York Times con... Read more

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Movie Review: Bombers' tale revealed in Paradise Now
WINNIPEG (CUP) -- What would you do if you found out you had less than 48 hours to live? The very thought of it would instill panic in most of the people I know and probably involve a tearful goodbye to everyone you love. In Paradise Now, Saïd (Kasi ... Read more

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Chef's Corner: Recipes to keep those New Years resolutions
Most people made a New Years resolution to eat better, hit the gym more often and fit into their high school jeans. Well, for those of you who vowed to enjoy things more and count calories less, here are some absolutely delicious recipes to help you ... Read more

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Pete's Top 10 albums of 2005
Hey there, ladies and gentlemen. I want to wish you all a happy New Year and want to welcome you back to Fanshawe. It's that time again to pick my best of the year. Remember, these are MY picks from the CDs that I actually purchased this year. M... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You may be in the ideal position for revenge, but you're not looking back. Who cares if you burn a bridge or two while blazing your trail? Draw strength from your starcast's extra dose of powerful energy. Taurus (A... Read more

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Jays make a huge splash in MLB off-season
Leafs nation is quickly turning into Ricciardi nation. Known as a hockey city, Toronto has not enjoyed success in America's pastime since the early 1990's. But Toronto Blue Jays General Manager J.P. Ricciardi, equipped with Ted Roger's b... Read more

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Hockey fans definitely not left wanting this season thanks to Olympics
Remember last year around this time when all hockey fans were deprived of the sport that they had grown to love? Well that is definitely not the case this year. Hockey enthusiasts are being treated to some of the best hockey that has been witnessed ... Read more

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How close were our NFL predictions?
In September I made some bold predictions for how the NFL season would pan out. In some cases I was bang on, but others I was way off. AFC East - New England. New York Jets, Buffalo, Miami Final: New England (10-6), Miami (9-7), Buffalo (5-11), NY J... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Getting back on track
Alright, so who else got fat over the holidays? You know you loved it; Christmas party after Christmas party, platters of food at your finger tips, plentiful cocktails just waiting to be downed over the holidays and Tupperwares full of left over fo... Read more

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What to expect from WWE in 2006
Another year and more pay per views to decisions to make in which ones to buy. This January we have one TNA PPV and two WWE PPVs. What are we going to do? Over the Christmas break, the WWE was still the same except it's interesting to see that th... Read more

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Audi A6 the thinking man's Mercedez
There are a few car brands that are near and dear to my heart. Audi, is one of them. Let me tell you why. When I was 14 and living in Saudi Arabia, I got a ride to school one morning in an Audi 5000CS. It was owned by an acquaintance, and he showed... Read more

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Catching Olympic fever
Now I know I don't normally write for the sports section, but I just couldn't contain it any longer - I am SO EXCITED for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy this Fenruary. In just a few short weeks, Canada's best athletes will face ... Read more

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