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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 20th, 2014

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News

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Charging up on campus easy as plugging in
Not too long ago, the idea of a vehicle powered entirely by electricity seemed farfetched. Today, electrical vehicles (EVs) are not only a reality, but they're gaining popularity, and EV chargers are popping up all over the place. Fanshawe... Read this article

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Stay sane - take care of your brain
The semester is already ramping up into that super stressful mess of tests, projects, papers and more. Take a break with the Fanshawe Student Union's Mental Health Awareness Week this week. “The reason that it was started was to help... Read this article

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Is your resume Career-Fair ready?
With just over two weeks until Fanshawe Career Services' annual Career Fair, you've got plenty of time to pump up your resume to impress nearly 90 employers from a variety of sectors. But do you know what to include (and what not to in... Read this article

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Raising your alcohol IQ
Between parties and pubs, students don't always have a safe space to learn about alcohol. On January 21 in The Out Back Shack, Jennifer Gillespie, Fanshawe's campus life facilitator, is aiming to change that. Inspired by the YOLO event... Read this article

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Fanshawe varsity coach to host third ONERUN event
January 20 marks the beginning of the third year of the 100 km ONERUN III kick-off event for breast cancer research. Theresa Carriere, a Fanshawe varsity basketball coach, breast cancer survivor and main initiator of the event, said she hopes ... Read this article

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Market Tower purchase hits a brick wall
After months of consideration, Fanshawe's conditional offer on Market Tower in downtown London has been rescinded, and the College is back to exploring other options for further downtown expansion. Vice President of Administration Bernice... Read this article

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Interrobang is your ticket south
What's your favourite place to read Interrobang? Do you read it while you go for a run in Fitness 101, or get caught up while you get comfy in the Library? If you submit a photo of yourself reading the Interrobang, the next place you may f... Read this article

Opinion

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The calm before the storm
London's city council may have a reputation for petty squabbling, but as the fall election dawns on the horizon, be prepared for all hell to break loose. With a few councillors already planning to step down, there will be new blood on a city... Read this article

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With great social media power comes great responsibility
We are at the forefront of a technological revolution that has transformed our way of living, and one of the most significant transformations over the Internet has been the Web 2.0 phenomenon. It is an irrefutable fact that social media sites p... Read this article

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Notes From Day Seven: The environment and the Christian church
In this and next week's column, I will try to make the case that the Christian church is the best hope for the renewal of the environmental movement. But first we have to recognize that that movement seems to have run out of steam, at least ... Read this article

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Feeling the spirit in Sochi
There's something about the Olympics that brings people together. In a few weeks, people all over the world will gather together in support of their favourite sports, teams, and countries, and even individuals who normally have little or no ... Read this article

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ARTiculation: You are High Art
In The Devil Wears Prada, Meryl Streep plays a major executive for a fashion magazine. She employs a journalism grad played by Anne Hathaway, who needs a job to add to her resume. Hathaway's character took fashion anything but seriously, and... Read this article

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The wild west of the Internet
Controversies stemming from the ultimate freedom on the Internet are nothing short of surprising. Internet freedom is now a hot topic in various state governing bodies, with surveillance becoming more and more of a reality and corporate interest... Read this article

Culture

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Your presence may be reward enough, but be sure to give a little something extra to a deserving person. Shared glory is second nature to those who feel good about themselves. This is a fine time to be alive. ... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Beats Music and the new Internet radio
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Although I spend my days working at a record label, my interest in music on social and digital platforms extends far beyond my typical daily duties. Whether in my ears, on m... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Put a cork on it
It's that time of year again when you sit down and list out all your goals you dream to accomplish throughout the next 12 months. Some people like to write out a list of goals, while others get a little creative by putting together inspirat... Read this article

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What do you want to see on the 2014/15 handbook?
Grab your crayons and markers, snatch your camera and fire up PhotoShop, because it's time for Fanshawe's annual handbook cover contest! “The handbook cover contest is a great opportunity to get your work published and seen by th... Read this article

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Kidnapped in Syria: Journalist Susan Dabbous talks about her terrifying ordeal
TORONTO (CUP) - Italian feature film The Border was one of the most talked about movies at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2013. To recreate the frightening reality Syria as it currently is, a country where civil war is continuin... Read this article

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Protecting one's digital identity is becoming critical
TORONTO (CUP) - “Rick Nash is getting married at the resort and apparently it's a big deal.” That was the relatively harmless tweet made by Syra Dhaliwal back in July, 2013, about Canadian hockey player Rick Nash. The tweet ul... Read this article

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Gaming The System - Videodrone: Games with a cult following
As with any form of consumable media, there's a certain inevitability that a game continues to enjoy popularity years after its release, whether for purposes of nostalgia or simply because it tickles the fancy of people seeking out that ni... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Sony makes a game-changing announcement at CES
The annual Consumer Electronics Show provides a location for the world's tech heads to descend upon to see the debut of the next waves in computers, televisions and more. Due to the nature of the industry, however, the products shows at th... Read this article

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Reel Life - Dogme 95: Minimalist filmmaking with avant-garde rules
There has never been a better year to be an indie filmmaker than 2014. On a shoestring budget, one can easily create a film with production quality and (intentional) entertainment value that rivals a $30-million Ryan Gosling vehicle. With the... Read this article

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Resolutions for life
Around New Year's, one of the common questions you might hear is, “Have you made any resolutions?” People view the end of the year as an opportunity to potentially shed a year's worth of mistakes and to look forward to a fre... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: The hipster evolution
There are many opinions of hipster living, but it's usually identified as open-minded thinking and counter-culture way of living. Hipsters are highly expressive and art-loving, and their thirst for uniqueness makes their influence on the f... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: Excellence meets flatulence
Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead (2011) Each year, hundreds of films are produced that feature things being inserted into asses. However, for whatever reason, very few films about things coming out of asses see the light of day. Enter writer/d... Read this article

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Eye on Campus: Winter Hues, Fashion Blues
Don't let the weather outside hinder your inner fashionista. This week, it was slim pickings on campus, but a few ladies still managed to stand out from the rest.... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: Introspection, Old Testament style
It has more fans worldwide than Harry Potter. More adaptations have been made of it than Hamlet. And more people have died in conflict over it than Star Wars fans and Trekkies at ComiCon. Yes, it's undeniable that the words of the Bible, d... Read this article

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Law Talk: Ten issues to look for before you sign your first lease
Signing your first lease can be an overwhelming process. The following are 10 important questions to consider before signing your lease. 1. Does the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) apply? The RTA covers many residential tenancy agreements bu... Read this article

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Be your best: Guide to de-stress success
It doesn't matter if you're studying Nursing, History of Puppies or Clown Comedy 101, school brings a lot of stress into your life. Keep your mind at ease with these few simple tips. Disconnect from technology: Our generation spends an a... Read this article

Leisure

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Movers and shakers at OHL trade deadline
The dust has settled on another Ontario Hockey League trade deadline day. Now the junior hockey world can — and will — judge. The London Knights were fairly quiet this time around, acquiring Gemel Smith and a conditional draft pick... Read this article

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Lightning Watch: Lightning find like-for-like players after another shakeup
Everything the London Lightning touch turns to gold, or at least a yellowish hue. During the busy holiday season, the team managed to rejig its roster successfully, once again. After coach Micheal Ray Richardson changed the squad after a three... Read this article

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Motoring: Acura TL a car enthusiast's car
The current Acura TL has been with us more or less unchanged since the 2009 model year. As I'm writing this article, its replacement model is being showcased at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The new model will be c... Read this article

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Falcons' corner
New year, same game. Let's see how our Falcons are doing in sports. Basketball The men squeaked by the Lambton Lions in overtime with a final score of 83-71. The Falcons started off on top with a 17-10 lead into the second quarter. A hu... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: The rundown
Tense season sees half the table at risk Back in October, I wrote a review of the Premier League season as it stood. I made some statements that were, at the time, bold and maybe even outlandish: this was going to be the most closely conteste... Read this article

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