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Interrobang issue for Monday, March 25th, 2013

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Fanshawe shows true blue colours for Make-A-Wish
Every year, Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario grants dozens of wishes from children with life-threatening medical conditions. Fanshawe students are helping those wishes come true. From 12 to 1 p.m. on March 27, Forwell Hall is the place to be t... Read more

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Tuition increase lowest in seven years... but still going up
“It will be an increase whether we like it or not,” said Fanshawe Student President Zack Dodge. For the 2013/14 school year, Ontario colleges and universities may have its lowest tuition fee increase in seven years: less than five ... Read more

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Worst Charity Website Contest voting now open
Which Canadian charity has a website that's most in need of some help? That's up for you to decide! Local digital agency rtraction's charity website makeover contest is now open for voting. Through their second annual Canada's Worst Charity We... Read more

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The Office of the Ombuds is breaking new ground!
Coming into 2013, the Office of the Ombuds positioned itself after completing some key initiatives through recent years. By starting with a business plan in December 2009, the Office of the Ombuds has started various helpful things for students and v... Read more

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New position brings new opportunities to students
Fanshawe has introduced a new staff position that is intended to enhance the overall student life experience on campus. Jennifer Gillespie is leaving her post as a student success advisor for International Students in the Faculty of Informatio... Read more

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Taking a seat behind the president's desk
Wil Sorrell has been the president of the OPSEU Local 109 union, and after March 20, he can add another presidency to his resume: President of Fanshawe College. He won the presidential prize in an auction during Fanshawe's United Way camp... Read more

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Community spirit shines throughout world championships
The 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships, hosted by Budweiser Gardens saw more than 62,000 people through the doors from March 11 to 17. The saleable capacity was 6,650 and the building experienced sell-outs on both March 16 sessions, ... Read more

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Skating fans faced long line-ups
“We missed the first flight, and we might miss part of the second.” Long-time figure skating fan Jackie spent the opening of the March 14 Ladies Short Program at the World Figure Skating Championship in line for the Merchandise Sto... Read more

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St. Patrick's Day busted by social media
The London Police Services made their presence known on St. Patrick's Day on the streets and online. LPS took to Twitter with the goal to inform potential party-goers that if they were heading to a certain party, they may be out of luck. ... Read more

Opinion

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Psych Your Mind: Is time really on your side?
Perhaps the second most written-about topic, next to love, is time. Our culture abounds with clichés, idiomatic expressions (and song titles!) about the passing of the hour: time after time, third time's the charm, let's make up for lost... Read more

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Law Talk: Motor vehicle repairs under the Consumer Protection Act
For many of us, motor vehicle repairs are an essential part of life. This article will give you an overview of your rights, and tell you what you can do if problems arise related to the repair of your vehicle. Your Rights As a Consumer Your ri... Read more

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Tension: Fashion is a language
Most of us wear clothes, and we (mostly) always have. What our clothing says about our personality is really the only reason fashion exists. I mean, we (mostly) don't walk around in potato sacks. Beyond the practicality of clothing, our oute... Read more

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Coffee with a smile
If you're venturing through D building, you may find yourself tempted to grab that quick coffee from Tim Hortons. Not only is it the smell of the coffee beans or the sight of sprinkle-covered donuts, it's the people that are standing beh... Read more

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Accidental accountability: Kevin Page the PBO
The retirement of parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page could be the beginning of the end; according to his own prediction, the next PBO will also be the last. Before the election that vaulted Prime Minister Stephen Harper into a majority gov... Read more

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Notes from Day Seven: More parties to come
Unless you were in Buenos Aires or Rome recently, you probably missed the most important parties of the decade. In those cities and elsewhere millions of Roman Catholics celebrated to welcome the new pope, Pope Francis. The celebrations were es... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: On The Heart hits the mark
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Last week saw two important milestones that indicate the changing of the season: the first day of spring, and, with the long-awaited release of Justin Timberlake's new al... Read more

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Canadian twin duo Tegan & Sara pull off the plunge into pop music
EDMONTON (CUP) - “I'm not embarrassed about pop music. I fucking love pop music.” Sara Quin isn't afraid to say it, but apparently a lot of other people are. One half of Canadian twin duo Tegan and Sara, Quin is referring t... Read more

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Make The Look Your Own: Indulge your inner Sporty Spice with athletic-inspired pieces
One of the biggest trends for spring 2013 also happens to be one of the easiest and most comfortable to wear. This season takes a modern look at sportswear with a result that is relaxed and cool meets futuristic glam. Keys to this trend are fa... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Embrace radiance with a dewy look
When it comes to how the skin looks, most women (and men) know how to apply a foundation and concealer to even the skin's pigmentation. To create a matte look, you simply use a non-oily foundation and make sure it's powdered really wel... Read more

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The Shopping Bag: CAISA shows off fashion for a cause
On March 16, Centennial Hall held the 10th annual Canadian Asian International Students' Association (CAISA) Fashion Show to raise money towards the Children's Health Foundation. This year's theme was ‘Prestige: A Journey of ... Read more

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Bringing back metallic colours
What once was old and outdated eventually turns around to become everyone's desire once again. Metallic colours have come back in style but have been modified a little (like every other reoccurring trend). Bright and very shiny metallic co... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: A horde of Lord films
Easter is once again upon us, and as usual, Jesus seems to be taking a back seat to the bunny. Oh sure, I'm part of the problem — I will purchase chocolate for my children. And like any responsible parent, I will eat that chocolate wh... Read more

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My Series of Unfortunate Events: My love affair with hotels
I'm just going to throw this out here: I absolutely love hotels. I love the smell of (most) of them, I like the soft duvets, and I believe the reason I was put on this earth was to eat continental breakfast. What's the best part, you as... Read more

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Derryl Murphy's Over the Darkened Landscape plays with Canadian history
SASKATOON (CUP) - Derryl Murphy's Canadian roots are a prominent aspect of his work. The Saskatoon author's most recent release, Over the Darkened Landscape, which was published this past November, brings together 13 short stories from... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Aries craves spontaneity in a stale environment. The longer you wait, the less it will be likely to happen. Disappointment has a humbling effect. Maybe you're not quite as superior as you thought. Taurus (Ap... Read more

Sports

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Motoring: Comparing the Dart to the Veloster
If you are looking for a small, fun, family car that doesn't cost a fortune, then you should certainly take a closer look at what is being featured here today: the Dodge Dart Rallye and the Hyundai Veloster Turbo. At first glance, these tw... Read more

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Harder, better, faster, stronger... smarter?
OTTAWA (CUP) - The stereotype of the dumb jock has consistently been perpetuated by mainstream media. Some people can't help but wonder, “All these people do is skate around a rink or kick a ball, so how smart can they really be?&rdq... Read more

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Falcon women finish eighth in Canada
Fanshawe's women's basketball team came away from the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships in Truro, Nova Scotia with an eighthplace finish. Despite not having won any games, they battled hard against the best teams i... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Rivalry Week proves little
MLS Rivalry Week is a new initiative by Major League Soccer to get all ‘rivals' within the league to play each other on one weekend. The idea is similar to what the NHL does on ‘Hockey Day in Canada.' The weekend seemed to ... Read more

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Women kicking ass on the roller derby track
What do the Thames Fatales and Luscious Lunch Ladies have in common? Well, if you guessed they are both part of the Forest City Derby Girls, London's only full-contact league, then you would be right. The league has been a part of the Lond... Read more

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