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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 28th, 2013

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London Startup Weekend seeks big ideas
Fine-tune your business ideas and polish up your pitches — London's first-ever Startup Weekend is taking place at Fanshawe from February 8 to 10. Startup Weekend is a frenzied 54-hour event in which people team up to brainstorm, write a ... Read more

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Rising to meet student demand
Five-hundred Fanshawe students will soon be able to wake up and walk just a few steps to their classes. A new 15-storey, 126-unit apartment building has been approved and will be built on the south side of Oxford Street directly across from Fa... Read more

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No more waiting for support
Waiting six to nine months for anything is challenging and full of anticipation, but what if that time was spent suffering day in and day out? For people seeking mental health counselling, six to nine months of waiting is hard to swallow. It'... Read more

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Project Management program paves the way to business student's success
Ochuko Efemuai, an international student from Delta State, Nigeria, came to Canada in hopes of pursuing a successful career in business. With the inception of Fanshawe's new Project Management program in January 2013, Efemuai is well on his wa... Read more

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Fanshawe welcomes the world for International Week
From January 28 to February 1, Fanshawe is hosting its annual International Week, giving students the opportunity to go on an international tour and experience lifestyles, cultures and food from around the world. Krista Vogt, Fanshawe's intern... Read more

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MIA students honour award-winning producer Jack Richardson
The annual Share the Man concert is being held once again this year in honour of Juno Award-winning producer Jack Richardson (July 23, 1929 - May 13, 2011), a former Fanshawe professor in the Music Industry Arts department. The concert will fe... Read more

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Learning from Idle No More
It's more than an issue; Idle No More is a movement. It's a movement that London MP Irene Mathyssen of the New Democratic Party is calling long overdue as First Nations people in Canada have been mistreated for hundreds of years. The Indian A... Read more

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Win a trip for Spring Break!
Are you looking for something to do during spring break? Want to work on your tan before summer? The FSU Publications department is giving away two trips for two to Panama City Beach, Florida, courtesy of TNT Tours. How can you win? Get caught... Read more

Opinion

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Tension: Cellphones and that disappearing buzzing sound
I was behind a balding, middle-aged, short, portly, pseudo-business, rayon-goldand- brown-tie-wearing man at the grocery store the other day. He was wearing one of those slick, over-the-ear Bluetooth cellphone thingies; he looked like he was mod... Read more

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Gazette conflict about much more than just office space
How would the students of Fanshawe College feel if the Interrobang was not allowed to use their office space to crank out the awesome weekly newspaper that we all love to read? It would be an injustice done to the students, the faculty, visitor... Read more

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Chief diva: Theresa Spence
The grass-roots of the Idle No More movement were a response to Omnibus Bill C-45, an enormous piece of legislation that the prime minister introduced to the House of Commons. Since then, the story has been hijacked by the hunger-striking Chief ... Read more

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Notes From Day Seven: World Religion Day: A waste of digital capacity?
In case you missed it, as I nearly did, World Religion Day has come and gone. People observe it on the third Sunday of every January. Not to worry, though. The organization has a website with loads of information. World Religion Day tries to he... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: Why you should love Data Romance
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. An album release cycle from start to finish is an incredibly long process. It can take a while for a band to record and engineer their music to their tastes, certainly, but ... Read more

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Burman brings Bombay beats to Canada
It's no secret that Fanshawe College produces some amazing and unique talent. India native Dilshad Burman graduated from Fanshawe's Television Broadcasting program in 2007, and has since broke into the industry in a big way. Dilshad is not on... Read more

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My Series of Unfortunate Events: The waiting game
We've all been there: The moment you press Send, your heart begins to race with anticipation of a reply back from whomever you're texting at the time. An hour goes by with no response; you start to analyze what you sent, reading it over and ov... Read more

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The Shopping Bag: Let's talk vintage rock with Vanessa Natalia
Today, street fashion is heavily influenced by vintage and thriftshopping savvy fashionistas who take advantage of the unique pieces they are able to integrate into their wardrobe at a low price. Vanessa Natalia, the founder of Rage Market, an... Read more

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Once upon a dare
MONTREAL (CUP) - For comedian Andrew Searles it all started with a challenge. One night a friend dared him to open for comics Joey Elias and Ryan Wilner at a John Abbott College comedy show. At the time, he thought it would be a fun experience... Read more

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Make The Look Your Own: Curing the midwinter blues
Christmas is over. The thrill of the first snowfall has come and gone. Your enthusiasm for wearing a puffy parka and snow boots is dwindling by the minute. The warmth of summer is so far away that you start to use Seasonal Affective Disorder a... Read more

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Spicing up your rez room
Feeling tired and uninspired with your dull residence bedroom? Well, I have some quick and easy solutions to help brighten and spice up your room! I lived in Fanshawe's residence for two years. In my first year I quickly grew tired of the bori... Read more

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'Snow' nice to meet you
If you look outside your window right about now, you'll probably see snow. In fact, I really don't think it's all that bad, considering that I grew up with mild (though I thought them cold when I was experiencing them) winters in India. Given ... Read more

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Mel's Munchies: Delicious Londonlicious
Londonlicious "The Blizzard Edition" has fallen in London and is melting mouths across the Forest City. This year there is a wide variety of restaurants with flavours and dishes from across the world just waiting to cater to any adventurous ea... Read more

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The other side of Hitchcock
MONTREAL (CUP) - Complete with "Hitchcock blondes" and the famous Psycho shower scene, the biopic Hitchcock shows moviegoers a glimpse at the life of the mastermind behind the 1960 cult classic. Directed by Sacha Gervasi, Hitchcock begins wit... Read more

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Reel Views: Zero Dark Thirty misses the target
Zero Dark Thirty (2012) It was one of the biggest moments in American history: the raid on a compound in Pakistan by Navy SEALS Team Six that ultimately killed Osama bin Laden. She is one of the greatest filmmakers of recent times, particula... Read more

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McGee's Movie Moments: Shun the shaky cam
Ever since I saw The Perfect Storm in theatres and had to make a real effort to keep my lunch from coming back up, I have been solidly in the I-hate-shaky-cam camp. The more I studied film, the stronger my hatred grew. This past weekend I got ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Van Damme and Lundgren soldier on
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012) When one thinks of great pairings in cinematic history, certain names come to mind. Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. However, for my mon... Read more

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The Real World: Consider this before opening up shop
The world of entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Since I established my corporate office in 1989, I've jumped through more hoops than the entire crew of Cirque du Soleil. The combination of providing products and services, pleasing... Read more

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Jian Ghomeshi conforms to stand out in 1982
FREDERICTON (CUP) - In 1982, Jian Ghomeshi put on pointy boots, picked up purple eyeliner and went through countless bottles of hair gel hoping to fit in with the cool kids. Despite a fortunate change in Ghomeshi's fashion sense, the host and... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Please the people who matter most and forget the rest. When you're done for this week, there's no need to get started on next week's work load. Spend your sudden gift of time on something relaxing. Taurus (Ap... Read more

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Homebody Sandman is battling hip-hop's demons
VICTORIA (CUP) - Queens, New York rapper Homeboy Sandman's latest record, First of a Living Breed, is another important record in what's quickly becoming a career filled with important releases. Sandman's skill at turning a phrase extends beyo... Read more

Sports

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Fun and Fitness: The balancing act in exercise
You may be wondering what those people in the gym are doing when they are exercising on a core stability ball or bosu ball. Or you may actually be one of those people performing these balancing acts. These types of activities are categorized a... Read more

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Health Habit of the Week: Getting a full-body workout at home
Q. How do I get a full-body workout without going to the gym? A. Here is a list of exercises that will give you a great workout without having to go to the gym: - Push-ups (chest) - Seated triceps dip (triceps) - Body weight squats (legs and ... Read more

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Lancers working hard on and off the ice
The (29-5-3) Lambeth Lancers are making news as the most dominant hockey team in the Southern Ontario Junior Hockey League; they are currently sitting in first place in the league, setting a new franchise record in points and heading into play... Read more

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Fanshawe curlers sweep up the competition
When Fanshawe's men's and women's curling teams headed to Humber College for a Bonspiel in mid-January, they totally rocked. Both teams went undefeated for the tournament, earning a topplace finish. "The tournament went as well as we could ha... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: De Guzman's choice disappoints Canada
Jonathan de Guzman is what's wrong with Canadian soccer. A man born in Scarborough, Ontario has made it to soccer's biggest stage in the English Premier League. This is a major accomplishment for a Canadian soccer player and he hasn't looked ... Read more

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Motoring: Vroom, vrooming in some Volvos
It's that time of year again; the time when auto journalists and car enthusiasts flock to the mostly rundown city of Detroit, Michigan to attend the North American International Auto Show. I have been making this trek every year since 1998, an... Read more

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