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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 27th, 2014

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Career Week can broaden your horizons
The Career Fair may be one of the big highlights of Career Week, but there are three other events hosted that week that are definitely worth your time, too. On February 4, representatives from the London Small Business Centre will be giving a ... Read this article

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Ontario increasing online opportunities for students
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities made three announcements earlier this month that will greatly impact students across the province. Starting with Ontario Online, Minister Brad Duguid described it as an “organization th... Read this article

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Fifty-four hours, five big ideas, future viable businesses
Calling all student entrepreneurs! It's time to fine-tune your business ideas, because Startup Weekend is taking over Fanshawe from February 7 to 9. Stuart Murray, one of the organizers of the event, described it as “a 54-hour event ... Read this article

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Z Building rises to the top
The City of London makes it a point to recognize the city's remarkably designed buildings, and last year, Fanshawe's Centre for Applied Transportation Technologies (CATT), or Z Building as it's known to most of us, received an hono... Read this article

Opinion

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ARTiculation: Evolution solution
Evolution is beyond incredible. The fact that homo sapiens, our species, as a whole (or regionally divided), morphs to fit the needs of the times we're in is fascinating. But while reading a book on the subject, I've come to a dismal con... Read this article

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Raising the minimum wage is the wrong answer
Recently Ontario healthcare providers stepped on their soapbox to announce to Ontarians that they are prescribing a $14 an hour minimum wage, stat. Really? This is one of the more asinine proposals I have seen, in a world full of asinine ideas. ... Read this article

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Why S Club 7 is secretly the best band of all time
The late '90s/early 2000s was a confusing time for all of us; people were going from thinking the world was going to end from Y2K to dealing with the shame and regret of now having all this extra canned corn and Twinkies to deal with. The yo... Read this article

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Find the way back to your heart through self-expression
“Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life” is a Psalmist quote that expresses conviction to believe in our own self and not act on false pretence. With our communication skills and big brains, humans a... Read this article

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The battle of the budget
A new hospital is being built in Niagara Falls thanks to a $26 million investment by the provincial government. On an unrelated note, there are just a couple of weeks until the February 13 by-election in Niagara Falls. On January 15, Ontario Pre... Read this article

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Notes From Day Seven: The Church's opportunity to save the planet
I ended last week's column with a claim that the Christian church offers the best hope for a renewal of the environmental movement. This will be a surprise to some readers. One reason for the surprise is that some are not aware that the chur... Read this article

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Trials, tribulations and triumphs of internships
It's that nervous feeling in the pit of your stomach, the knot that just will not go away, and you have the mixed feelings of dread and anticipation building up inside. Why are you nervous? It is not even a “real” job, but althou... Read this article

Culture

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Get your dance on with Keys N Krates
On January 31, Forwell Hall will be transformed into a dance club, complete with black lights, glow sticks and beats to keep you dancing all night long. “It's going to be the biggest on-campus party that we're going to have all y... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Strong women making strong music
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Sometimes writing about concerts coming to London is easier than others, and in a case like this week the correlation between working hard and achieving your dreams is so ob... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Although you have something on your mind, this may not be the best time to share, despite the climate of eagerness. Defend yourself against anyone who wants to rush you along. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Tau... Read this article

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HelpHub.me: the tutoring social network
NEW WESTMINSTER (CUP) - When Douglas College business student Miguel Kudry was looking for last-minute help on an assignment and couldn't find the resources he desired, he didn't just give up—no, the entrepreneurial student decid... Read this article

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Tips for keeping your job
Congratulations, you are new on the job and looking to make an impression. That is a great attitude to have but it isn't enough. If you want to keep that job, keep a few things in mind next time you enter the office. Conducting yourself in... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: Pony doc will have you whinnying
Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony (2012) Gender roles have changed greatly over the past several decades. Men are now free to choose any profession they want, rather than being limited to the choice of becoming... Read this article

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Reel Life: Bedhead, El Mariachi and beyond
Movies aren't easy to make. Even the trashiest, dumpiest of schlockfests required someone to sit at an editing desk, likely for days on end, assembling something irredeemable. Effortless, no, they are not, which is why watching Robert Rodr... Read this article

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Gaming the System: Reel to cartridge: Games influenced by movies
It's no secret that movies have always been the older-brother medium to video games. Age is just one of the factors; not only have movies been around longer, but they have also been developed as an established medium of conveying story and... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Spring gaming to truly bring the next generation
A problem is arising for the millions of gamers who were lucky enough to get their hands on the Xbox One or the PlayStation 4 during this past holiday season, and it's an issue that arises for the “early adopters” of any video g... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: From home movies to Hollywood
Exploitation ain't dead yet, and it's all thanks to the Tarantino- Rodriguez dream-team. Sure, Quentin Tarantino's origin story as a humble film school dropout who was given a $1 million budget to make one of the most iconic action ... Read this article

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Unmanifesto is rocking out
Fanshawe's own Neil Brown is rocking out with his alternative band, Unmanifesto. Oshawa native Brown is a second- year Music Industry Arts student, and he's got big things going on outside of school as well. Unmanifesto has been descri... Read this article

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Exploring the similarities between people
WATERLOO (CUP) - As the new year begins, Francis Fiction is busy preparing for the second season of his web series, Human Stories. Human Stories was inspired by Fiction's curiosity and love of storytelling. The documentary- style episodes ... Read this article

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Photographer empowers women of all ages
CALGARY (CUP) - Former Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) student Alix Broadway is the photographer and creative director of ‘Miss Behave' — a Calgary-based boudoir photography company that aims to shine a positive light ... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Creating your dream bedroom is easy
Many of us dream of having the kind of picture-perfect bedroom we see on Pinterest and in home décor magazines. We always see the finished product of these photos, but never the process of where or how to start. This can make it extremely chal... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: Colourful trends for Spring
Though sometimes it feels like the dreary and cold winter season will never end, spring will be here before you know it. It's time to brighten up your makeup look and add back some colour. While the winter trends normally revolve around pa... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: The fashion logo returns
Chanel, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton and Burberry — we've heard all these names before. Even if you don't necessarily know exactly all the details of these fashion labels, but you can draw the link between these names... Read this article

Leisure

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Is there a way up from rock bottom?
There is no denying the fact that it has been a torrid 2014 for the London Knights. They stumbled past the Sarnia Sting on New Year's Day, trounced Mississauga 7-1 on January 3, before dropping five of their next six contests in the OHL. ... Read this article

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Motoring: Co-rollin' into 2014
The last generation model of the Toyota Corolla was proof that not many people listen to auto journalists. Almost every review I know of had marked it as a dull appliance that offered nothing that would interest a car enthusiast. Truth is, man... Read this article

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Falcons' corner
It's been eventful in the world of sports here at Fanshawe. Let's take a look at what's passed. Basketball The men's team dropped into fifth place in the OCCA West Division standings, after an upset to the St. Clair Saints. B... Read this article

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Health Habit of the Week: Getting smart about gluten
Q. What's the big deal with gluten-free foods? A. Believe it or not, a fair percentage of the population has celiac disease, meaning that they need to avoid foods that contain gluten. However, for others who do not have celiac disease, wh... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: Defoe and Bradley represent TFC's future
This week I'm turning away from my usual England focus to take a look at some big moves happening a bit closer to home. Toronto FC, founded in 2007, was Major League Soccer's first expansion team when it was decided that the league was... Read this article

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Fanshawe's first Hall of Famers do us proud
It's not every day someone gets inducted into any hall of fame. Former men's basketball coach Glenn Johnston and his 1980/81 teams were inducted into the London Sports Hall of Fame, which was announced back in May 2013 — an honou... Read this article

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Lightning Watch: Windsor NBLC team gambles during special game
The Windsor Express beat the London Lightning 86-78 in mid- January. The game was full of firsts, none of which involved things that happened on the court. Caesars Casino was home to the matchup between the two rivals. The Battle of the 401 tr... Read this article

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