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Interrobang issue for Monday, September 10th, 2012

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London police to keep close watch on students
If there's one thing to note about the London Police Service this fall, it's that they will be watching you. Project L.E.A.R.N (Liquor Enforcement And Reduction in Noise) is in full force, which, according to Police Chief Brad Duncan, means th... Read more

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Remember the Three Rs
Whether you are a returning student or just starting out at the College, remember that all members of the College community have rights and the College supports your rights. Along with those rights, each of you has responsibilities to ensure t... Read more

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Help the FSU help kids
Now that you've got the first week of partying out of the way, it's time to participate in something for a cause. This September, the Fanshawe Student Union execs are putting on a number of events to raise money for the London Children's Healt... Read more

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Marineland investigation makes a splash
The treatment and care of animals in zoos and aquariums has always been a concern of animal activists, but a Toronto Star investigation into the treatment of mammals at Marineland has brought these issues to the attention of the general public... Read more

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Rose Cora Perry takes the spotlight on London's Driven
Rose Cora Perry is no stranger to being in the spotlight. Dabbling in various arts projects since high school, Perry's newest venture as host of London's Driven has given her the opportunity to explore her creative side on a whole different le... Read more

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The life of an international student
College already seems like a foreign world for many new students; there are new classes to navigate, new roommates to meet and the challenge of living on your own to deal with. But what about learning to speak English? Not knowing a single per... Read more

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Geekin' out for a great cause
It's no secret that London is home to a huge nerd population, and weekly Friday Night Magic events at LA Mood, well-attended cosplay picnics and the huge turnout at the Video Games Live concert in March all prove it. Greg Picken and Matthew Ho... Read more

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Students sentenced to debt
At the back of many students' minds is a number. It's a number that increases every time they use their debit card, every time they make a credit card payment, every time tuition fees are due. Experts say that by the time a student graduates f... Read more

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When youth culture collides with diversity
As we welcome our new students into the college community, we sometimes observe that differences in students' social expectations may lead to and create social discomfort or moral dilemmas for others. Many younger first-year students find it str... Read more

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Law Talk: How to get the most from private career colleges
Private career colleges offer a wide range of training programs and the ability to gain credentials quickly in today's demanding, competitive work market. While most deliver what they promise, some private career colleges use poorly trained inst... Read more

Opinion

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Psych Your Mind: Growing up and growing old not necessary synonymous terms
This past month, I celebrated 28 years of glorious existence on this earth; namely "glorious" because unlike my fellow wacky artistic types, I was smart enough not to find membership on the "Dead at 27" list. Like all of my previous birthdays,... Read more

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Re:United Quebec
The Quebec provincial election results will have far-reaching effects on all of Canada — particularly Ontario, as the two provinces jointly contain two-thirds of Canada's population. The student riots in Montreal bolstered support for the... Read more

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Notes From Day Seven: Failure, coddling and student success
In an article that's just appeared on the Globe and Mail website, Paul Tough (I am not making up the name) talks about students and success. The article begins with Margaret Wente's confession that she had always thought that genes and IQ were m... Read more

Lifestyles

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My 15 Minutes With...Lowlands rolling into London
The guys of the band Lowlands have no problem taking things slow especially when it came to making their new album Huron, due out on September 14. I got the chance to talk to Lowlands' Gordon Auld about all things music and why he is looking f... Read more

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Bobbyisms: Dada Life and monkeying around
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. What's the worst thing you can think of happening at a concert? I don't mean deaths or anything negative befalling the performing artist, but rather the experience you have ... Read more

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Beat the statistics, be a success
Statistically almost 50 per cent of students who commence a program don't complete their program. There are many factors to look at when considering this statistic — the student may have chosen a program they're not interested in or they... Read more

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The ins and outs of online classes
Typically you get home from class, grab your laptop and sit in front of your TV. You may check Facebook, Twitter, some emails, and look up some YouTube videos. The Internet has become such an integrated part of our lives. According to Internet... Read more

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First-year advice from former students
A quick survey of returning students and Fanshawe alumni to find out what students would tell their first-year self revealed a lot of great information for new students. Here are the top five tips that were shared. 1. People Don't Become Suc... Read more

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Reel Views: LaBeouf gets Lawless
No longer is Shia LaBeouf the one-trick pony from Michael Bay's Transformers franchise; the young actor has grown into a multifaceted performer with his brilliant dramatic performance in John Hillcoat's Lawless. The latest dramatic period film... Read more

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McGee's Movie Moments: Welcome to Old Hollywood
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: gather round for the latest and, by my count, greatest insight into the evolution of the biz we all know and love so much... show. Movies have come a long way since they were first invented before the turn... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: You'll never tire of watching this film
Throughout the history of motion pictures, audiences have been presented some truly heartless, cruel and dastardly villains. Darth Vader. Heath Ledger's portrayal of The Joker. That shirtless werewolf guy from the Twilight films. They all pale... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Back-to-school trends to know
As the new school year is finally here, it's time to switch up your makeup routine, try new products and freshen up your everyday makeup looks. Over the summer, we all know our makeup looks start to diminish and we fall into a minimalist routi... Read more

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The Real World: The importance of thinking outside the box
As a student in Fanshawe College's School of Broadcast Journalism from 1981 to '83, I was fortunate enough to enjoy a number of practical learning experiences. In fact, about two-thirds of my time involved helping operate a busy newsroom and i... Read more

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The Long View: Paying to be rude
Alright, mature students, two weeks in and you've no doubt noticed school is wa-a-ay different from when you were last in class. No doubt you're amazed, dumbfounded and, quite frankly, shocked at the proliferation of devices your classmates ar... Read more

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Solo tells it how it is
"I don't like anyone telling me how I'm supposed to feel, or how I am supposed to think." That's Hope Solo in her own words. Solo is the goalkeeper for the United States Women's National Team. She debuted for the full USWNT in 2000, but has be... Read more

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Career Corner: Campus employment - Work $tudy
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Check out the part-time work study program - if you qualify, you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Uni... Read more

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A summer of fun ends
I've always grown up as a person who hated summer. But before you judge me, I should make myself clear and say that summers for me while growing up involved near 50°C temperatures on a daily basis with unpleasantly hot and sticky weather, ... Read more

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I was friends with Justin Bieber's mom
FREDERICTON (CUP) - There are many who believe Justin Bieber changed their life, but few are like me. No, I'm not a 12-year-old girl and yes, I really can't stand his music. My story is a bit different. It's one I haven't really told anyone be... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Your specialty is in the limelight for the rest of the week. Outsiders make a big impression within the circle. No one has ever tried this approach before, but everyone will soon be following your lead. Taurus (A... Read more

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Container gardening for your dorm room
WINDSOR (CUP) - The student diet is famously known for the staples of Kraft Dinner, ramen noodles and bags of frozen perogies that only cost a few bucks. But imagine your mac and cheese spiced up with some fresh hot pepper or a nice kale sal... Read more

Sports

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NHL hockey, golf and the Jersey shores... What could be better?
The 2012 NHL playoffs had no shortage of entertainment. One great story was the emergence of the New Jersey Devils from their near defeat at the hands of the Florida Panthers to the unlikely win over the New York Rangers. Rookie sensation Adam... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Stop procrastinating and just do it!
Let's face it, we all make excuses from time to time. Some of us live our lives full of excuses, while others use them on the odd occasion to rid themselves of guilt. Our excuses typically revolve around work, progressing and the will to simpl... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Summer of sadness for Canadian soccer
This year will go down as an important year in the history of soccer in this country. Not only was it the Canadian Soccer Association's 100th anniversary, it also held one of the biggest accomplishments by a national team ever, while domestica... Read more

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The Payoff Pitch: 'O', can you take them seriously?
With the Major League Baseball season coming to a close, fans are looking ahead to the playoffs and the World Series. The New York Yankees are on top of the American League East Division — not a big surprise. That being said, what's the ... Read more

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Around the OHL: Windsor Spitfires putting last year behind them
The Windsor Spitfires are racing to the start of the season, due to the fact that they had the worst postseason in the Ontario Hockey League. After an early exit for the 2012 Playoffs, a series sweep at the hands of the London Knights, the Sp... Read more

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Need to know: Potential NHL lockout
This time of year, NHL fans are usually gearing up for the upcoming season, buying tickets for their favourite teams and completing fantasy drafts with their friends. But with the NHL lockout deadline coming up on September 15 and no deal in p... Read more

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Motoring: Panamera 4S combines sports car with family car
This is the Panamera, Porsche's first-ever production car to have four doors. While Porsche had experimented with such concepts back in the '70s and the '90s, they never got past the prototype stage. The problem with those earlier concepts was... Read more

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