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Interrobang issue for Monday, November 18th, 2013

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News

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New partnership to provide students more opportunities
Excitement surrounding the School of Public Safety reached a high on October 28 when Intergraph Canada announced that it would be donating software to the School. Intergraph, the world's largest supplier of 9-1-1 first responder software,... Read this article

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New towers on tap for Out Back Shack
There's nothing like relaxing after a long day of class with an ice-cold beer, and with The Out Back Shack's new draught towers, that beer is going to be colder and more refreshing than ever. The towers, provided by Molson Coors and La... Read this article

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Donating a perfect Christmas to a local family in need
You may have seen small donation boxes popping up in the Oasis, the Biz Booth and even the Publications office. Next time you see one, toss a little spare change in there — you'll be helping the Fanshawe Student Union provide a perfe... Read this article

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Riding with the Fanshawe Five-O
It's Halloween, and the spooks are out in full force on campus. It's my glimpse into the night of an emergency responder at Fanshawe. My partner for the evening, Special Constable Brent Arseneault, cuts an impressive figure. He stands a... Read this article

Opinion

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Law Talk: We've never met: Agreements by telephone and mail
A lawn care company calls and asks if you want to buy a summer package of lawn cutting and weeding. Or, you fill out a subscription card to have a magazine sent to your home. It is possible to form a contract with someone that you have never met... Read this article

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November: History past and present
Last week, we celebrated Remembrance Day. Like every other year, beautiful remembrance ceremonies were held. No attention was brought to the real issues that plague veterans. The large increase in veterans and active soldiers committing suicide ... Read this article

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Notes From Day Seven: I'll say a little prayer for you
“Pray for us,” requested a leader in the Philippines on the CBC talking about Typhoon Haiyan. No one knew, at that moment, how many people had been killed or would die in the days to come. The 200- plus kilometre-an-hour winds and st... Read this article

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Forget right and wrong - it's just politics
Mandatory minimum sentences are a highly controversial part of the Canadian justice system and the leader of the federal Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau, wants to rethink some of them. The mechanism is used to address concerns over leniency in th... Read this article

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ARTiculation: Chuck Close close up
“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.” — Chuck Close I stood in the art gallery like a child studying an ant crawling up the wall: hands clasped behind my back, butt sticking out so I don'... Read this article

Culture

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Jazz It Up 1920s style
It don't mean a thing if you ain't got that swing, so swing on by to Fanshawe's second-year Fashion Merchandising fundraising fashion gala, Jazz It Up! Beginning at 7 p.m. on November 22 at the Goodwill Building (255 Horton St. E.)... Read this article

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The truth about tanning
It's a sad time when you realize that summer is long gone and so is your tan. You may be thinking about venturing into the world of indoor tanning to hold on to that bronze goddess glow. Tanning beds may appear to be a quick and relaxing w... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: The Kopecky Family Band and life on the road
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. In Canada we put our touring bands through a lot, from long drives across flat expanses between markets to the unpredictable weather that will surely accompany them. There ... Read this article

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Rockers just want to give you a piece of their minds
Rock and roll has made its way to London! Meet Piece of Mind, a four-piece rock band made up of two Music Industry Arts students and their long-time friends. The whole journey started with Mykel Penney (lead guitar/vocals) and Brandon Stadnyk... Read this article

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Giddy up, Oklahoma's comin' to town!
It's not every day you see 45 people crammed on the stage at the Palace Theatre on Dundas Street. Oklahoma! director and choreographer Ceris Thomas has been working on the production since spring. The show opened November 14 and runs for 1... Read this article

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Enthusiastic bookstore opens in the Old East
Londoners who recall the McCormick Factory on Dundas Street should take the time one weekend to check out the newest addition to the area, Clockwork Books, which officially opened its doors in mid-November. Opened by Michael Kuiack and his wi... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: Beauty on a budget
It has been pointed out to me that most of my articles have been more about prestige and artist brands of makeup rather than more affordable brands of makeup. This isn't because I don't like drugstore makeup, it's just because I nor... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Add some sophistication with two-toned Mary Janes
Trends come and go, and ways to style certain pieces can change from time to time, but there are some outfits that stand the test of time and look stylish regardless of what is hot in the world of fashion. In today's hot fashion trends, bo... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Brighten up your home during dreary weather months
This is the time of year when we find ourselves wanting to spend more time inside due to the dreary and cold weather. Right now is the perfect time to brighten up our homes for these next few months of dreary and snow-filled days. Just because... Read this article

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Share the joy at the International Student Christmas Party
Celebrate the holidays with friends, food and fun! The Corporate Communication and Public Relations program, in partnership with the International Office, is hosting this year's International Student Christmas Party to celebrate the festiv... Read this article

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Worldview on Campus: Matthew Clay: A post-modern Catholic
This week, I had a chance to sit down and talk with Matthew Clay, a 20-year-old Fanshawe student, currently in his first year of the two-year Business Accounting program. Before jumping into my Worldview on Campus questions, I wanted to get t... Read this article

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Juicing 101: Juicy tips for beginners
Sometimes childhood pickiness and dislikes can carry on into adulthood. Do you struggle with getting your daily amounts of fruits and veggies? Does your schedule allow you little time? Do your efforts in the kitchen end in disaster? Juicing is... Read this article

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Gaming The System: So bad it's goodbest of the worst
Chances are, if you've played video games, you've come across an especially bad one. Whether it bores you to tears or simply comes across as inaccessibly unplayable for whatever reason, a bum deal feels like a bum deal, especially when... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Space, time and other things, Part 2
In last week's column, I gave readers a brief intro into the world of Doctor Who, the longest-running television program in history. On November 23, Doctor Who will be celebrating its 50th anniversary, a landmark that rarely gets the chanc... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: Jingle rocks
Jingle All The Way (1996) Christmas is the most wonderful —but unfortunately also the most commercial — time of the year. With all the running around, racking up debt, and obsessing over finding the perfect gift, it is easy to fo... Read this article

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Chat With Nat - Dreaming of a green Christmas
Dear Nat, Well, I officially blew it — my OSAP, that is. Christmas is coming and, after setting aside money for rent and food, my bank account has $50 in it, which is not nearly enough to cover gifts for my sisters, parents, grandparents... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: Dubiously informational: Satire on the go
Easily-digestible satire is always good for a light but thought-provoking read. Here are a couple of books that'll tickle your funnybone with an esteemed sense of poignancy. The Devil's Dictionary Accomplished classical American jour... Read this article

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Career Corner - Personal branding
When I think about the word “branding,” it conjures up an image in my mind of a mark or tattoo that implies ownership, as in branding cattle. I also associate it with company slogans or branding of products, such as Ford's &ldqu... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Excessive thinking may lead to extreme responses. Your emotions could be overfed and ready to explode. Bury yourself in something mindless until next week. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Your world enfolds you l... Read this article

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Eye on Campus
Winter is coming Holy mother of dragons, did it really snow last week? Nevertheless, your peers at Fanshawe upped the ante in the fashion department. While one might associate winter with greys and blacks, don't be afraid to add in a pop of co... Read this article

Leisure

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Lightning Watch: Lightning show off skills on and off the court
When the London Lightning beat the Ottawa SkyHawks 98-97 for their first win of the season, it was their first success of the season on the court. The Lightning have been known for their successes throughout their two-year history, winning two... Read this article

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He's a special lad
Mitch Marner is a special player. In his rookie season with the London Knights, the diminutive forward has shown flashes of brilliance on more than one occasion. He turned 16 in May; he scored his first Ontario Hockey League goal in early Octo... Read this article

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Motoring: Makin' tracks in Chevvy's Trax
It's small, nimble, comfortable and practical; the latest offering by Chevrolet will surely prove to be a winner among those who are looking to buy their first SUV. The 2013 Chevrolet Trax is based on the platform of the Sonic hatchback, o... Read this article

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Fanshawe soccer coach(es) of the year
The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association named Fanshawe's own Paul D'Hollander as the Men's Soccer Coach of the Year — an honour he was bestowed once before. But D'Hollander offered me a big slice of his humble pie in ou... Read this article

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Falcons' corner
A lot going on this week in sports, but congratulations are in order to the Men's Cross Country team for winning back-to-back National Championships. The congratulations don't stop there, as both men's and women's volleyball te... Read this article

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