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Interrobang issue for Monday, February 10th, 2014

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Bundle up and raise funds for Coldest Night
Grab some mittens and pack on the layers, because it's time for the Coldest Night of the Year. The campaign, put on originally by Blue Sea Philanthropy in Kitchener/Waterloo is a national fundraising initiative to raise money for organizat... Read this article

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Sew awesome
Second-year Fashion Design students Serafina Decristofano (left), Charlotte Hanington and Julie Eden showed off their new blind hemmer. The machine was purchased through the $1,000 Awesome Fanshawe Students grant, which was won by Cassie Smith, a t... Read this article

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Fanshawe celebrates First Nations arts and culture
Explore First Nations culture through art, music, dance and more. The Indigenous Music, Arts and Culture Celebration will take place in Forwell Hall on February 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Andrew Judge, a Fanshawe instructor who's helping to... Read this article

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New hospital in town for furry friends
London welcomed a new animal hospital for high-volume spay, neuter and medical services January 27. The East Village Animal Hospital (EVAH), located at 1777 Dundas St., assists low-income families, people on social services and non-profit res... Read this article

Opinion

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Intolerance cannot be tolerated
KELOWNA (CUP) - In early January, York University accepted and endorsed gender intolerance for the sake of religious toleration. A male student requested that he not have to work with women on a group project because it violated his religious be... Read this article

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The fall of Facebook
Nothing has connected us together as much as Facebook has. Prior to Facebook, we had very minimal social networking options. MySpace for a short period was reigning supreme by its millions of users that enjoyed the customizable aspect of it and... Read this article

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ARTiculation: Feel Good Ink
This week's ARTiculation column features a special guest writer, Will McCormick. The ARTiculation column suggested in an earlier article that art should have some sort of aim towards reformation of the current order; it should have a dissi... Read this article

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A Liberal by any other name...
On January 29, Federal Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau announced that the 32 Liberals within the Senate would now be independent, beholden to no political agenda. The strategy is being bandied about within the political sphere as experts try... Read this article

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To be independent or interdependent, that is the question
It is an undeniable fact that the culture in which we are living today worships independence. Not only that, but, we also scoff at the idea of dependence. Dependence of any degree is judged to be a weakness. So many times, we hold back our intr... Read this article

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Notes From Day Seven: Trashing the Catholic Church or getting to know the community
According to news reporters, the United Nations, at its meeting in Geneva, has reprimanded the Catholic Church for its failure to deal with child sex abuse. At the same time, say reports, UN critics attacked the church for its positions on gay r... Read this article

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Motions or emotions?
From one romantic soul to another, Valentine's Day should not be dismissed as yet another consumerist holiday, but only under the provision that it is celebrated with true intentions and sincere meaning. Whether your version of “true l... Read this article

Culture

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Bobbyisms: The Wet Secrets: A little bit pro, a little bit DIY
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Recently, '80s metal rock outfit Mötley Crüe announced not only that they would embark on their final tour, but that they took exceptional contractual steps to ensure th... Read this article

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A meet and greet with the new king of rap
“You mind if I go get a beer?” the king asked as he sat down for his FaceTime interview. Let me explain; Shahmeer Ansari — better known as Shah — is a Toronto-born rapper, newly relocated in New York. “Shah” ... Read this article

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Valentine's on a student budget
Are you worrying about how you can make this Valentine's Day super special? Whether you are in a relationship, married or maybe just want to catch the eye of that person you like, you can creatively make them feel special without going way... Read this article

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Distance makes the heart grow fonder
Can you imagine living about the majority of a relationship without the one you love? While most relationships may be within a closer physical proximity, what happens when you live far away from your true love? Not many people intend to activ... Read this article

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Treat your sweetie to Saffron's
Restaurants often find themselves overloaded with Valentine's Day festivities, and the fact that this year's big day falls on a Friday will lead to a very busy one for most restaurants in London. Reservations will be made, waiting list... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: Much more than an author
The world lost a pioneer of British comedy the day Douglas Adams died. Well-remembered, of course, for the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy “trilogy of five,” Adams' quirky sense of humour endures through a small but definit... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) An extra breath of astrological Air spreads your Fire further and faster. Embrace the change instead of waiting for a formal introduction. It's not all about passion, though. Good judgment saves you from goin... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: One clucking good movie
Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006) Not only am I a cinema connoisseur; I also consider myself to be a chicken connoisseur. I enjoy poultry in many different forms — nuggets, fingers, breasts and balls. Thanks to the fine f... Read this article

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Reel Life: Fact vs. fiction in the life of the world's worst filmmaker
Bad movies are an entire genre of their own, a world apart from the eyes of mainstream cinema. Something you can enjoy with your smart-alecky friends, the peanut-gallery experience of watching a movie to simply mock it can be incredible amount... Read this article

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Gaming The System: How Nintendo leapfrogged Atari, Part 2
Nintendo was no stranger to video games. Their wunderkid Shigeru Miyamoto had already helped the company establish a degree of arcade success with Donkey Kong and Mario Bros. Their hot new video game system, the Famicom, already out in Japan, ... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Five funniest British television exports
They see comedy a little differently In the United Kingdom — a fact that is most obviously reflected in their television shows. The rise of Netflix has made many of Britain's funniest programs more widely available than they were fiv... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Have sweet dreams in your bedroom suite
Alright, everyone, it's 2014 and it's time to get with the trends and spice up your bedding! The bed should always be the focal point of any bedroom and must be dressed appropriately. Let's get started with musthaves. In order to c... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: Kiss-proof your makeup
Valentine's Day is soon approaching, and now's the time to start planning that perfect outfit and date night. Some would say this can be a stressful process, and the last thing you want to worry about is what makeup you are going to we... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Valentine's date vs. girls' night out
Valentine's Day is just around the corner — are you stumped on what to do or what to wear? Whether you have a date or going out with your girlfriends, you can look stellar, classy and effortlessly chic with bold colours and clean sil... Read this article

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Eye on Campus
Your fellow falcons were dressed to the nines on February 5, when the Career and Summer Job Fair took place in the J Gym. It's important to dress for the job you want, so take a cue from your peers, and good luck with the job hunt!... Read this article

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Do V-day differently
When you lack creativity, Valentine's Day can easily become very cliché, very fast. Everyone's done the classic bring-her-roses-and-take-her-out-for-a-nice-dinner Valentine's date before, so this year's the year to change it up. GO ... Read this article

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No Valentine? No problem!
What to do if you're single on Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is basically a day to show off your relationship. It's a mushy, lovey-dovey occasion for couples to give one another flowers and chocolate and show how much they appreciate ... Read this article

Leisure

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Lightning Watch: Phillips strikes out on his own
Marvin Phillips has left the London Lightning. For many Lightning fans, the loss of Phillips is a shock. London's star player, who was so entertaining in all facets of the game, will take his skills to France. He'll follow Jason Forte ... Read this article

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Health Habit of the Week: Questioning colds
Q. Do you really get a cold in cold weather? A. To be honest, you can catch a cold in any type of weather. The fact that we are inside for the majority of the day in colder weather plays a big role in this. Being indoors all the time causes ... Read this article

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Motoring: Civic is back in action
The last time Honda gave the world an all-new Civic was back in 2006; since then, the Japanese manufacturer has been evolving its globally popular model. However, for the 2012 model year, they got it a bit wrong. The 2012 update was seen by ma... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: Who's going down?
While the majority of my column has been devoted to the title race in England, the Premier League provides fans with a second race that is often much more exciting, and moreso this season than any other. A key difference in the European sports... Read this article

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Health Habit of the Week: “Glamour” at the gym
Q. Do the clothes I work out in really matter? A. First of all, we commend you for being physically active and working out! However, it is important to wear proper attire for the following reasons: Breathability allows your body to cool p... Read this article

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