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Interrobang issue for Monday, November 11th, 2013

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Falcon goes claw to claw with the Dragons
When second-year Business Accounting student Derek Lamoureux received his first turntable for Christmas at age 16, he never knew where it would lead him. Just over two years later, he stepped onto the set of one of the most popular television ... Read this article

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Get involved, get recognized
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is combining its Leadership Award with the College Student Association (CSA) Scholarship Award this year. According to Adam Gourlay, president of the FSU, the requirements and qualifications for both awards we... Read this article

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Devlin delivers presidential address
College President Peter Devlin addressed faculty and employees of Fanshawe to give an update on the transition into his new position, and how he plans to move forward as a college. “I am a believer in what I call wholesome family values,... Read this article

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GreenDrinks London: Living healthy at home
Like all great creative endeavours, GreenDrinks began organically. It was 1989 when Edwin Datschefski decided to host an ecosocial for other like-minded people at a local pub in London, England. They gathered that evening to share ideas and in... Read this article

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Will you take The Pledge?
“I believe that everybody has the right to live in a community where they feel safe, included, valued and accepted regardless of differences. I pledge to be respectful of others and stand up against bullying whenever and wherever I see i... Read this article

Opinion

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Keep your cool when things heat up
We've all felt the frustration of being late. Sometimes leaving at what seems to be a decent time ends with you missing whatever time you were hoping to make. I've felt and seen this sort of frustration on the London buses. There are tim... Read this article

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This is why we can't have nice things
Imagine having a huge entertainment venue in downtown London. Big-name bands want to play there, the London Orchestra and The Grand Theatre have regular shows, and the Forest City starts to get a reputation as being a hub for entertainment. Now ... Read this article

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ARTiculation: The Factory behind the artwork
The Factory buzzed with people performing many tasks. Each one had a job carefully planned out for them, and they all came together to create a product: a shiny, beautiful, flawless piece of work. On the top floor of The Factory stood a man, ov... Read this article

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Technology in war: A brief history of drones
In the beginning, battles were won by brute strength. Early man fought battles over land, resources, food and women by killing with the only weapons they had: their hands. The stronger man always came out on top by defeating his enemies in hand... Read this article

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Notes From Day Seven: Remembrance Day and the end of the old order
Canadians live under the shadow of two catastrophic wars, even though that shadow is fading with each decade that passes. During World War I, tens of thousands of young Canadians experienced something both new and terrifying at the same time. N... Read this article

Culture

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Bobbyisms: Dinosaur Bones take Shaky Dream on the road
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. From time to time, it's easy to see how Fanshawe fits as a fixture in the local music scene in London. It's little surprise that we frequently have a high calibre of ... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: Looking to the Far Side for some laughs
The Far Side is a single-panel comic that started life in The San Francisco Chronicle, and later went on to get syndicated in more than 900 newspapers, running for exactly 15 years, until 1995. Proving that one panel really can say it all, the... Read this article

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London native master of the stage
Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men. It is the music of the people who will not be slaves again. It would be hard for any child, whose parents were (and still are) enamoured with the arts, to stray from it all. London nat... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Cobalt blue and oxblood red
Colour blocking is a trend for all seasons. For fall and the winter, cobalt blue and oxblood red are always phenomenal choices for colour blocking. The contrast of these two strong colours makes the most minimalist outfits stand out and enhan... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: Masterful methods of applying foundation
There are numerous ways to apply foundation, and each technique will create a different finish. You can use your hands, a sponge (or Beauty Blender), and a whole variety of brushes. The method you choose will depend on what type of foundation ... Read this article

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Why we wear the poppy red
“In Flanders fields the poppies blow/Between the crosses row on row.” The immortal words written by John McCrae during the First World War have become an integral part of Remembrance Day ceremonies across Canada and in many other ... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: The importance of a creative workspace
One thing that we all currently have in common while being students at Fanshawe College is that we all have homework. Yes, that dreaded part of your life — some of us have a ridiculous, mind-blowing amount, while others live virtually st... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Spring fever gooses you with a wild urge. It's business before pleasure these days, but if you can combine the two, go for it. You're happy for as long as you can hold the rhythm. Taurus (April 20 - Ma... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: Heads and shoulders above the rest
The Thing With Two Heads (1972) A wise man once said “two heads are better than one.” That man was Andre The Giant. Philosophers have argued over the exact meaning of this statement for decades. Some believe that it means that mo... Read this article

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Chat With Nat - Helicopter mama is out of control
Dear Nat, Before I start this letter, I want to make something clear: I love my mom and I know she just wants what's best for me. But she's driving me crazy! I'm a man in my mid-20s, and my mom can't seem to accept the fact tha... Read this article

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The Room will change you forever
The Disaster Artist (2013) “The Citizen Kane of bad movies” is just one of many descriptions for what some consider one of the all-time worst films ever made, and yet Tommy Wiseau's disastrous masterpiece The Room continues t... Read this article

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Career Corner - Using social media in your job search
Social media has a place in all of our lives, whether we like it or not. Personally, I'm not as passionate about Facebook and Twitter as some of my friends. For the most part, they enjoy following friends and others who post and tweet abou... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Video game spotlight: Sega Saturn
People just love to fawn over the Dreamcast, Sega's last entry into the console market before they decided to call it quits and continue disappointing us through means of mediocre software alone. As cool as the Dreamcast was — being ... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Space, time and other things, Part 1
Deep down, somewhere inside all of us, there is a childlike attraction to adventure, a wish to leave behind everything that is regular and mundane, in order to discover something that nobody has ever seen before. This desire, which lies within... Read this article

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Eye on Campus
Changing Colours Long gone are the days of sandals and tank tops. Enter blazers, scarves and textures. This week, Interrobang saw a range of styles, and these ladies caught our eye. Read this article

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Faces of Fanshawe
Ever wondered if you're making the most out of your time at Fanshawe? The Faces of Fanshawe are here to be your guides to a fantastic student experience. Faces of Fanshawe is a brand-new social media campaign by Fanshawe's Marketing departm... Read this article

Leisure

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Falcon corner
Basketball There was lots going on in sports as the Fanshawe Falcons faced challenges in both basketball and volleyball. The men's basketball team remains undefeated in the OCAA West Division after a slam-dunk game against the Niagara Kn... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: A fine goal isn't as easy as it looks
If there is one complaint that I hear more often than any other when I tell other people that football is my sport of choice, it is that there are not enough goals in a particular game. While this isn't exactly a valid argument (I've se... Read this article

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Knights soldier on
It's starting to come together. In other words, the London Knights looked like the team they're supposed to be as November got underway. Rewind the clocks back one year, and you'll see that it was around this time that the Knights ... Read this article

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Lightning Watch: Off to a bad start
The London Lightning are last in the National Basketball League of Canada. It's only two games, but the two-time defending champions have found themselves in the basement for the first time in franchise history. The Lightning is subject to... Read this article

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Motoring: BMW Z4 will remind you of warmer days
We're about halfway through November, and since the arrival of cold weather is a given, so allow me to brighten up your forecast by reviewing a two-seat roadster from BMW. The second-generation Z4 has been with us for a number of years, a... Read this article

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