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Interrobang issue for Monday, October 28th, 2013

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News

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Renewable Energy program catching wind in the industry
About 50 per cent of graduates from the Renewable Energy Technician program already have jobs, and the other half are being courted by people from Borea Construction, who stopped by the Fanshawe St. Thomas campus on October 16 for interviews. ... Read this article

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Project L.E.A.R.N. backlash
Students are upset with London Police after officers began door-todoor visits in student-heavy neighbourhoods nearly five weeks ago; actions that are linked to the annual Project L.E.A.R.N. initiative in September. The London Free Press was to... Read this article

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Demons and ghouls, come out to play!
Whatever you're dressing as on October 31, make sure it's something that boosts your agility (may I suggest cat burglar cat?): Fanshawe's first-ever Halloween dodgeball event will be taking place in Gyms 1 and 2. Get your costumed ... Read this article

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Raising awareness for a debilitating disease
It's a condition that currently affects more than 4.6 million Canadians, and is predicted to almost double in number by 2036. Regardless of age, physical condition or ethnic background, this debilitating disease has been reported in patien... Read this article

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Premier tackles youth employment questions using Google+
In mid-October, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne held her first-ever Google Hangout and invited some high school students from the province to answer questions about the government's Youth Jobs Strategy. Wynne met the students through the S... Read this article

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Unpaid internships and unemployment to be addressed
In a press release drafted by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) outlined the release of “Youth Employment: Re-imagining the link between learning and labour.” The document outlines steps the Ontario government shoul... Read this article

Opinion

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Notes From Day Seven: First Nations drums vs. chain link fence
Do First Nations people in New Brunswick deserve your support? Images of native protestors near Rexton, New Brunswick, are easy to find online. Actually the pictures reveal that the protestors include many non-aboriginals. One of the videos foll... Read this article

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ARTiculation: Experiental art
There is a pleasure in feeling deeply. Even though breaking up with your boyfriend makes you want to curl up and die, or running five kilometres makes your stomach feel like it's going to fall out of your body, (to sum up the sentiment of ma... Read this article

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Be kind, tip your server
You have just enjoyed a delicious meal out with friends. The bill comes and now it's time to decide how much to tip your server. For some people tipping is a normal practice — 15 to 20 per cent for everyone! For others, tipping is trea... Read this article

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Something old and nothing new: The 2013 Throne Speech
Chances are you didn't hear much in the news about what's supposed to be a major landmark in every government's time in office — the throne speech. The speech takes place every time a new session of parliament is about to begin... Read this article

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The war on Halloween
For many people, Halloween is a time of great fun when costume fanatics get to show off their alter egos through dressing up as B-movie horror characters, cartoon protagonists/ antagonists and, unfortunately, racial stereotypes. The older peopl... Read this article

Culture

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A pumpkin can be so much more than just a pretty face
The pumpkin. Once autumn rolls around it is a familiar and comforting sight. As the the temperature gets chillier, pumpkins are carved up to display festive gap-toothed grins. Not long after the celebration of ghosts and ghouls, these orange c... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You may step on the accelerator, but nothing happens. The slow pace of events appears to be beyond your control. Instead of becoming irritated, just relax and enjoy yourself. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Your... Read this article

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Fanshawe gets creative with Halloween costumes
Stumped on what to be for Halloween? I wanted to see what Fanshawe students were planning to do for this spooky holiday, so I asked them two questions: What makes a good costume? What are you going to be for Halloween? Here's what they had... Read this article

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First Year at Fanshawe: Sarah Archambault is social-minded
Yet another week has swiftly gone by, giving me the opportunity to write about another of Fanshawe's awesome students. This week I had the chance to learn about Sarah Archambault, an ambitious and compassionate 19- year-old who has already... Read this article

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Zombie expert shares his braaaaaains
Does your need for all zombie-related information get as bad as a zombie's hunger for... well, you know? Then you qualify for the Zombie Research Society! And if you're that big a zombie fan, you're in luck. The head of the Zombie ... Read this article

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Singer/songwriter shares his battle with mental health demons
Paul Federici, a singer/songwriter and a graduate of Western University, released his new album Now And Then in June. But before his success, he battled with a number of mental health issues. Generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks, obsess... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Heavy metal 101: A primer for non-metal fans
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Long before alternative or indie music entered anyone's sonic vocabulary, heavy metal was the undisputed king of the misunderstood genres. When it was first born in Eng... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: Sci-fi storytime!
Everything around the corner during Halloween seems bent on scaring the bejeezus out of you, doesn't it? Well, if you're looking for a change, why not step into the realm of science fiction, a realm of fantasy that doesn't want you ... Read this article

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Career Corner - Getting on the employer's radar
You've sent out your resume and covering letter in response to that ad for your dream job and you're now wondering just what is going on with your application. Why haven't they called or emailed you to arrange an interview? You'... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: Campy thriller will have you cheering
Cheerleader Camp (1988) Ripped from today's headlines, the Cinema Connoisseur's Halloween Spooktacular Fright Film Festival concludes with a film featuring plenty of spirit — not the ghost kind of spirit that we think of this t... Read this article

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Chat With Nat - The trouble with feelings
Dear Nat, I'm facing a strange dilemma… I don't know if I like someone and it's driving me crazy. I've gone from being best friends with this person for the past two years, to having them as my new snuggle buddy in such a short... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Industry strong ahead of new generation
With only three weeks remaining until the launch of the PlayStation 4, and the Xbox One to follow a week later, the anticipation for the upcoming generation of video game consoles has reached an all-time high. The majority of retailers worldwi... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Ghoulish gaming, Part 2
Greetings, gamers of the night! Let's dive further into the creepy crevice of horror games, for that dose of interactive horror! Organ Trail (PC, MAC, iOS) Although its deceptively simple premise as Oregon Trail with zombies and the rathe... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Deck out your dwelling for devlish fun
It's that time of year again — time to purchase the pumpkins, buy lots of yummy candy and bring out the spooky decorations! For some of us it is our favourite time of year and we want our home to stand out from all the rest. This Hal... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Going wild for fur details this fall
Within the many fashion themes that are on trend this fall, animal detailing and wildlife textures make a comeback looking more glamorous than ever! Fur detailing on clothing is something that scares many people off and stops them from experi... Read this article

Leisure

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Lightning Watch: Canadian trio could be best in the NBLC
Great things from Canada come in threes: The Trailer Park Boys, Rush, even Bedouin Soundclash(?)! This fall, London is set to see its own trio of Canadian talent hitting the court with the London Lightning with Greg Surmacz, Garrett Williamso... Read this article

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Dvorak promises big things
Christian Dvorak's earliest hockey memories go back to the tender age of three. Now at the age of 17, he's living his dream as a part of the OHL's London Knights. The Knights drafted him in the eighth round of the 2012 OHL priority ... Read this article

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Motoring: Mustang Shelby GT500 muscles its way onto the road
The muscle car wars have made a comeback. This genre of automobiles started out in the 1960s, but due to rising fuel prices and ever tighter emission regulations, the muscle car almost vanished in the '80s and '90s. Thankfully though, ... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: The Fergie factor
As a lifelong Liverpool supporter, it pains me to write this sentence, but when Sir Alex Ferguson retired as the manager of Manchester United this past summer, world football lost the presence of a manager the likes of which will probably not ... Read this article

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Fanshawe FC: Who's who in the MLS playoffs
The MLS postseason — it's pandemonium. There are 12 teams who could qualify for the 10 spots, with two clubs in the Eastern Conference losing out. Here's a little background on each team, so you'll know what to expect come pl... Read this article

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