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Interrobang issue for Monday, March 4th, 2013

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Harlem Shakes $1,500 out of Fanshawe Student Union
Fanshawe's Harlem Shake video came with school spirit and a $1,500 price tag. Fanshawe College jumped on the shake-wagon earlier this month when approximately 500 students performed the Harlem Shake dance in the Oasis Cafeteria in the Student... Read more

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Conference connects students to businesses
Finding a job is rarely a simple task. There is plenty of background information and knowledge that must be collected before one can hope to be hired at their desired place of work. Student 2 Business (S2B) is an organization whose sole purpos... Read more

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Video contest promotes workplace safety
“Every year, 6,200 young people are injured at work in Ontario, requiring them to take time off work. That's 17 people every single day,” said William Lin, senior communications officer for the Ontario Ministry of Labour. &ldquo... Read more

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Your dream summer job could be right under your nose
Now that March is here, you may be thinking ahead to your summer job. If so, then read on, because Interrobang wants YOU to apply to be a summer writer! We're putting together a team of passionate, dedicated student writers to help us crea... Read more

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New campus to revitalize the core
Fanshawe College's new Centre for Digital and Performance Arts downtown is set to open in September. It will be home to 400 new students. The building at 137 Dundas St. is just the start of the new $40 million downtown campus. “The ... Read more

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Striving to make municipal politics matter
London is facing a huge problem: it's a university/college town, but Western University and Fanshawe College students just aren't getting involved in local politics, and their voices aren't being heard. “I think it's abso... Read more

Opinion

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Shining a light on Fanshawe's unsung heroes
For the past three years, I have been a student at Fanshawe College. Through those years, I have been a customer at Oasis, a regular at Tim Hortons, and a sucker for the butter pecan tarts in the Southwest Café. I can't help but mention that... Read more

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Transgender allies truly cherished
Transgender; today it is everywhere: in the news, in entertainment of all formats, at work, at home and at play. Everyone has an opinion about it even though they know nothing about it. What they know, they have been told second-hand and most of... Read more

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Tension: Trials at a bar never cease to amaze
So you're standing in a line to get into The Frog on a frigid Friday night with 500 other huddled, frozen girls wearing tight black dresses and high heels unnaturally arching their backs, making them look like a penguin waddle of Guns N'... Read more

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No money? No problem!
Many people think that in order to be ‘fit,' they also have to possess wealth. They usually provide two reasons for their assertion: first, according to their knowledge, one must be a member of a gym to obtain the very least amount of ... Read more

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Prison rape needs to be acknowledged as a crime
WATERLOO (CUP) - In the United States, according to official statistics from 2008, over 216,000 prisoners were raped in one year. Similarly, over 9.6 per cent of the prison population will be raped during their stay. These figures are likely fa... Read more

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Notes from Day Seven: My visit to the Vatican
Recent news from the Vatican: the pope is resigning. Very unusual. But, as far as I can tell, it's not a bad thing to do. Maybe it's a very humble and right thing to do. The Vatican, in Rome, Italy, is the world headquarters of the Roman... Read more

Lifestyles

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Mel's Munchies: Fine-dining fix on campus
This week, I visited Fanshawe's fine dining restaurant Saffron's for lunch. You may be unfamiliar with the restaurant as it is hidden away in A building. The small restaurant delivered a warm ambiance as the room was filled with fresh ... Read more

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Bobbyisms: In favour of substance, in defence of style
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. And I have a confession: I have borrowed a copy of Jello Biafra's spoken word album I Blow Minds For A Living from a dear friend for far too long. His third spoken word ... Read more

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McGee's Movie Moments: It might be time to retire
John McClane is a God among men — there is no denying that fact. He's saved an entire office building from bad guys, saved some schoolchildren in New York City and saved the world from hackerinduced anarchy. But there is another fact... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Wham, bam, thank you, Body Slam
Body Slam (1987) It's the end of the world as we know it, and I most certainly do not feel fine. Every four years, the world gathers to witness the majesty of the summer Olympic Games. But the world's biggest stage will never be the... Read more

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Reel Views: A Safe Haven for your heart
Safe Haven (2013) Girls, get your Kleenex boxes ready and be prepared to have your heart broken into a thousand little pieces and then beautifully pieced back together. Guys, get ready to think about sports and cars for the next couple of ho... Read more

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Passion for creation
Fanshawe graduate Andrew MacDonald gave a short presentation on campus at the end of February to inspire up-and-coming writers to follow their dreams. MacDonald began by listing off his many achievements over the past few years, such as being ... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Blossoming spring trends
As the spring season is quickly approaching, so are the latest makeup trends! Most department and beauty stores are already starting to release the newest fabulous colour selection and brilliant powders. Spring makeup always tends to be on the... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Beggars can't be choosers. Pride is nothing compared with safety. Be sure you have a viable alternative waiting in the wings before throwing away what you already have. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Taurus... Read more

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My Series of Unfortunate Events: It's a small world, after all
I often forget just how small a world we live in. The phrase “don't worry, you'll never see them again” is used far too often and is typically not true. I recently de-cluttered my Facebook friends list a bit. From people I ... Read more

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UBC lecturer debunks the anti-pornography myth
VANCOUVER (CUP) - What better way to celebrate being single than buying a magnum of wine, some scented candles and a box of chocolates and locking yourself in the bedroom with your trusty porn machine for an all-night solo sex marathon? But a... Read more

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The Conscious Campus: Travel options for Fanshawe students
How do you get to class? When it comes to transportation, there are many different options including driving your own car, carpooling, taking the bus, cycling and walking. For those of us who have our own cars, we also have the pleasure of pay... Read more

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Make The Look Your Own: Underneath it all: A lesson in lingerie
Choosing your bra and panties every day is probably not something you put a lot of thought into; colour, comfort and cleanliness are sometimes the only factors taken into consideration. However, since they are the foundation of every fabulous ... Read more

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The Shopping Bag: Crisp lines and bright accents for spring
Transition into this spring with a structured silhouette that mixes some exotic elements with crisp white and a pop of colour! This spring, the silhouettes for blazers are boxier with interesting new details in the collar and hemline. The boxi... Read more

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Bringing the outside in
Sunsets, beaches, mountains, forests and gardens — who wouldn't love to look out their window and be able to see one of these sceneries? Living in cities, picturesque natural scenes are not always what we see when we look out our win... Read more

Sports

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Falcon women flock to Nationals
Fanshawe's women's curling team is heading to the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association National Championships in Edmonton after grasping third place in this year's Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Championship held in St. Th... Read more

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Men's and mixed curling teams come out on top
The Fanshawe men's and mixed curling teams both took home gold at the OCAA provincial championships held from February 13 to 17 in St. Thomas. The women also put on a strong performance, capturing bronze. The teams' outstanding perform... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: CSL could be on its last legs
The Canadian Soccer League is undeniably a minor soccer league. However, it is also considered to be Canada's top level soccer league as a whole. For those unfamiliar with the CSL, it's a league run mostly in southern Ontario with the ... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Age is just a number
A weekly shipment of magazines just got unloaded into the J building, which happened to include the latest Sports Illustrated magazine. Sorry, guys, it wasn't the swimsuit edition that I am referring to. This issue has a scrawny kid donning... Read more

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Motoring: Economical offerings
Let's face it, it's never fun to make repeated trips to the gas station, especially when it's really cold outside. What would help is to have fuelefficient cars, which will not only reduce the number of times you'll visit your ... Read more

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