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Interrobang issue for Monday, September 30th, 2013

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Check your drinking, your body will thank you
You probably have a pretty good idea of how much alcohol you drink in a typical week. But do you know how much money that's cost you or how many calories you've consumed in alcohol over the past 12 months? Fanshawe's Check Your Dr... Read this article

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Caskets and controversy
Fanshawe alumnus and current manager of the First Nations Centre Kevin Lamure recently took a short trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan. Since then, he's got the locals talking. Lamure, a Fine Art graduate, submitted a piece he'd finished i... Read this article

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Beat the bank, apply for bursaries
One of the toughest things about pursuing a post-secondary education is also arguably the most fundamental — tuition. With tuition fees constantly on the rise, many students turn to government loans and hope scholarships come through. F... Read this article

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Arch Tech students can continue studies with the Kiwis
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand has struck a deal with Fanshawe's Architectural Technology, allowing direct entry into its Masters of Building Science program. Dan Douglas, dean of Applied Research and Innovation, said a re... Read this article

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Fanshawe beams in Shinerama afterglow
Ola Akinsara has a lot to be proud of. The VP Internal of the Fanshawe Student Union worked hard throughout August and September to organize volunteers, host events and collect money for Shinerama, an annual event that raises money for cystic ... Read this article

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Fanshawe needs your input
Fanshawe College is looking for staff, alumni and students' input on one simple but important question: “Why Fanshawe?” They will answer that question through a series of facilitated, informal group discussions called FutureCas... Read this article

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Host of Eat St. donates to Sharing Shop
Following his Funny Money talk last on September 10, James Cunningham, host of Food Network's Eat St., donated $500 to Fanshawe's Sharing Shop program. “Fanshawe's given so much to Funny Money, I just wanted to give back in s... Read this article

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Community group is in motion to get London in shape
For the first time ever, local community members are being put to the test to make the city of London Canada's healthiest community. Initiated by Middlesex- London in motion, a community based initiative put in place to promote healthy and... Read this article

Opinion

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For better or for worse: Tim Hudak
London was host to an historic vote near the end of September that cemented Tim Hudak as the flag-bearer for the provincial Conservative Party for the next couple of years, but most importantly, for the upcoming provincial election expected next... Read this article

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Social justice and Christianity
Hi, fellow Fanshawe students, my name is Jacob Mattinson and I'd like to discuss with you today two subjects that are very important to me: Christianity and social justice. Because this is my first time writing for Interrobang, I thought it ... Read this article

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Notes From Day Seven: Student success and the people who matter most
Fantastic instructors and talented counsellors — you'll find them at Fanshawe. The same goes for friends, new ones and old. These are all important people in the life of a student. They can have a definite impact on student success. O... Read this article

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The FBI in Canada
We like to think that we as Canadians stand apart from Americans; it is something we certainly take pride in. Although there is some evident truth in our belief, there are some hidden facts that make our sense of individuality hypocritical. In t... Read this article

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ARTiculation: The art of piracy
Art is a cultural resource. Because it is not always tangible or measurable, artists have been snuffed and sent to the fringes to chat amongst themselves while the rest of the world continues cranking out digit after digit, document after docume... Read this article

Culture

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Fostering a sweet sound
A talented group of musicians will be showcasing their unique blend of sound in early October, and they're students located right within the halls of Fanshawe College. A-Fos, a hip-hop quintet with flavours of jazz, funk, and rock will be... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Make a lunch date with Ken Yates
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. You don't have to tell me, I know exactly how it is — September is already over, midterms are just around the corner and staying up to keep up with school work is ... Read this article

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Have a nice time
New Music Night at The Out Back Shack is like the X Factor of Fanshawe College. You don't want to miss it. Headlining on October 4 is The Nicest, a local rap duo making the final round of their provincial tour by coming back home to perfor... Read this article

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The future is noisy
Far beyond Richmond Row in the humble Old East end of town, the underbelly of London's music scene once again reared its ugly head at the Town and Country Saloon (765 Dundas St. E.). Upon entry, one would not think that this is the type of... Read this article

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Former social worker faces the music
As he struggled with anxiety and panic disorder, Paul Federici has seen low lows. Now, as a singer, he's soared to new heights. A social worker, Federici counselled people with mental health issues as he fought his own silent battle. &ldqu... Read this article

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Law Talk: Watch your step on the Internet!
As almost anyone with an internet connection and an email address can attest, Internet scams are distressingly common. Internet thieves, who may be located anywhere in the world, take millions of dollars a year from computer newcomers and expe... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: All about brows
One of the most recurring makeup trends has to do with the eyebrows in some shape or form, whether it be bold brows or ombrecoloured brows. That being said, makeup for the eyebrows is probably one of the most skipped or overlooked cosmetic, ma... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Jars, jars and more jars!
Imagine looking for a paperclip minutes before you have to leave to hand in your assignment that's due right away, and you can't find one for the life of you. You keep looking and looking... you know you have a bunch, but you scattered ... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: A gold-studded occasion
Gold and studs make a dynamic duo this year to enhance the overall styling of outfits and statement pieces. Pairing gold, studs and black is a foolproof combination in any season, but especially this year because of all the beautiful statement ... Read this article

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London's Lost Soul Stroll sure to be a boo-tiful time
With Halloween just around the corner, there's no better way to get in the spooky spirit than with a haunted stroll around the city. However, without many residents knowing, London's had its fair share of ghost stories and haunted loca... Read this article

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Worldview on Campus: Faith, family and Fanshawe - an interview with student Isma Malik
Fanshawe College is an awesome place to learn, grow and become educated in preparation for our future careers. It is a diverse community of people coming from various backgrounds, with different experiences and different world views. In an att... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: The Bible of any comic book nerd
Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters and the Birth of the Comic Book... where do I begin with this book? It encompasses far too many elements to be simply defined as a book about the history of comics and superheroes. Truth be told, it aspires to... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Pokémon's perfect evolution
“Hello there! And welcome to the world of Pokémon, my name is Oak.” For myself and so many others over a decade ago, this badly pixelated but welcoming gentleman was our guide as we took our first steps on our journey to become the... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Video games with awesome soundtracks forgotten to history, Part 2
Last week I talked about Galactic Pinball, Cyber Speedway, the Hitman series, Panzer Dragoon and R-Type, five video games with truly awesome soundtracks that were overlooked. Here I present four more video games with unforgettable music. Spl... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: A-peel-ing Apple film is good to the core
iSteve (2012) This week will mark the two-year anniversary of the passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. When news of his passing first broke, the Internet went bananas. Take a look at some of these Tweets: @Schwarzenegger (Arnold Schwarz... Read this article

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Chat With Nat - Something's a little (cat)fishy here
Hi Natalie, I'm 21 years old, and in a long distance relationship with a 25- year-old woman that I met on a dating game in 2012. She lives in Fresno, California. Yes, she travels for work as a model or photography assistant. We do talk by ... Read this article

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Indies With Allie: What life is like 20 Feet From Stardom
20 Feet From Stardom (2013) The big name is front and centre. The pop sensation of the moment is getting all the attention. The spotlight is honed in on her, following her every move. The crowd is screaming her name. But wait — what... Read this article

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Reel Views: Get to know The Family
The Family (2013) The old-school “families” like to handle everything in the “family” way. They are relics of a time past, yet they somehow still have a place in this world. They are the mafia/mob/crime/whatever you w... Read this article

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Rex exceeds expectations for Canadian film
KAMLOOPS (CUP) - Factoria Films released their first fulllength feature film in 2012, but it was most recently screened this past summer at the Royal in Toronto. Independent filmmakers Layne Coleman and William Hominuke teamed up to write, pro... Read this article

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Career Corner - Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones, so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) The unprepared seek refuge among those who know better. Aries may end up eating humble pie for lunch. Avoid new responsibilities unless they're a key element of your recovery. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) ... Read this article

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The campus guide to living well
Living well at Fanshawe means taking care of your mental and physical health. Improving and maintaining your health will ensure success for your academic career and virtually all other aspects of your life. “Very often we'll talk about t... Read this article

Leisure

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Knights beef up their blue line
Defence wins games. That's something you'll hear coaches say often. And for the London Knights, it's no different. The Knights will boast one of the best defences in the entire OHL, and that's mainly when you factor in first-ro... Read this article

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Measuring impact in head injuries
FREDERICTON (CUP) - Sport is constantly changing, and so must safety technology to keep up. Players are becoming bigger, stronger, faster and are taking hits equally as strong. Padding, guards and most importantly helmets are also becoming str... Read this article

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Become a “Falcon foodie”!
As a Fanshawe College athlete, you're responsible for giving your best to not only the college, but also your fellow teammates and, most importantly, yourself! Why not make all the physical hard work and emotional commitment you've ded... Read this article

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Motoring: Cadenza a surprise winner
The very first press car I got from Kia Canada was back in 2005, and it was their flagship model, the Amanti. The Amanti was an interesting car. It was Kia's first attempt at a luxury-esque car, and while its styling was quite derivative (... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: Di Canio dismissed: Player power or player rights?
When I began to write this column, I knew that at some point not too far long down the line I would have to touch on the topic of a manager being sacked from their position due to poor results in the Premier League. Recent seasons have seen th... Read this article

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Fanshawe FC: Whitecaps win championship, keep dream alive
When Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club took on Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo on September 21, it was a turning point in their season. They managed a massive 3-0 win to put them back in the mix in the Western Conference playoff picture. They ... Read this article

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