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Interrobang issue for Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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Where in the world was Linda Whitehead?
Recreation and Leisure professor and former professional soccer coach Linda Whitehead spent her Reading Week in India, working with a non-profit organization called Yuwa that uses soccer to help combat child marriage and human trafficking. Th... Read this article

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You've got to give a little to receive
Health Sciences student Sabrina Dent was awarded a $1,000 leadership from the College Student Alliance (CSA) on February 15 for her continual involvement on- and off-campus. CSA is a student advocacy organization in Ontario that brings studen... Read this article

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Put your waste in the right place
Fanshawe College is very focused on becoming an environmental leader with our sustainability and waste management systems. One of our main focuses is waste diversion. Here at Fanshawe College, waste is collected and sorted through our four-bin... Read this article

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Share your talents at the Dundas Street Festival
On June 14, Dundas Street will come alive with artists, performers and vendors, turning downtown London into a family-friendly street party. Organizers are currently seeking street performers and performance artists to participate in the festi... Read this article

Opinion

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Law Talk: What is the Landlord and Tenant Board?
Most tenants in Ontario who rent houses or apartments are in leases covered by the Residential Tenancies Act. The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) is in charge of enforcing this law. If you have a maintenance concern that your landlord is not add... Read this article

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Turning off autopilot
Remember that good old saying, “it's better safe than sorry”? Sometimes you find yourself in an irreversible position — stuck. What do you do when your way of life is interrupted? The stark reality goes to show just how, as... Read this article

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ARTiculation: You-topia
The concept of Utopia is the imagined solution to our earthly problems...the picture of heaven on earth. Your Happy Place. Often, in art history, utopic societies are painted as being free from a societal structure, but most often, it has been p... Read this article

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A conservative wedge
The dust hasn't even settled from the clash over transit funding for Toronto and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is back in battle over public sector jobs. Wynne is accusing the leader of the Conservative opposition, Tim Hudak, of pursuing an... Read this article

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Notes From Day Seven: Hope from the edge
Sierra Leone is a country on the edge. By that, I mean that it barely registers with most Canadians. It is on the edge of our awareness. Most don't think about it very much. You may have a vague memory of a war that took place there some yea... Read this article

Culture

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Bobbyisms: Uniting to fight cancer with music
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. The 76th annual Relay For Life 12-hour marathon will happen here in London at the TD Waterhouse Stadium at Western University, beginning June 13 at 7 p.m. and wrapping up th... Read this article

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A Monster of a show coming to London
Presented in part by FM96, Hamilton's rock sons Monster Truck return on March 6, in concert at the London Music Hall with 10 Years and The Unreal. The show is a part of the band's Touriosity Winter 2014 tour, and one of only a couple o... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: Shaking up your skincare routine
Clean and healthy skin is an important aspect to your overall health. You should be taking care of and maintaining your skin every day. One of the most crucial things when it comes to your makeup is your skincare regimen. If your skin isn'... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Spring 2014 is bursting with colour
The end of winter never seems to come fast enough. For the time being, I think most of us have forgotten what spring looks, smells and feels like, but soon we'll be able to shed those bulky layers of jackets, cardigans, sweaters and scarve... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Glum DC in the shade of Marvel
NOTE: Before I begin, please note that this week's column is completely my own opinion, so please don't take this as truth, although if you agree you're probably pretty cool. In mid-February, Marvel Studios debuted the first traile... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: Much more than an author
Enjoying terrible works for the sake of ironic value isn't just limited to watching bad movies and listening to the occasional brokeNCYDE track. Stephanie Meyer's trapper-keeper level writing certainly wasn't the first to be enjoye... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Aries will have a tendency to take innocent criticism personally. Back off if you find yourself responding with hostility. Try to find the humour in situations instead of nursing a grudge. Taurus (April 20 - M... Read this article

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Opposites attract
Sometimes people butt heads on the daily, and it may seem like such clashing personalities were not meant to get along. In reality, while they might not be the best of friends, all personality types play an equally important role. Each one is ... Read this article

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Fanshawe band jams out fun blues rock
What do you think of when you hear the words “blues rock”? Jack White? Led Zeppelin? Jimi Hendrix? Let's add another name to that list of huge artists with the introduction of Fanshawe's own The Hedgerow! Made up of student... Read this article

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Gaming The System - All hail Hideo Kojima
It's hard not to love Hideo Kojima, and not just for Metal Gear Solid series. Between his infectious enthusiasm and showmanship in presenting the latest installment in his series to his rather hilarious translated Twitter, Kojima's pro... Read this article

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Turn Boring Spaces Beautiful: Clutter buster
As we reach the halfway point of the semester, clutter in our workstation areas just seems to accumulate more and more as each week passes. With all this extra clutter lying around, it's almost impossible to focus on your homework! The clu... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: Garbage film is anything but rubbish
The Garbage Pail Kids (1987) It is rare that some text in the opening credits alone can sell me on a movie. That was the case, however, with the film I had the privilege to watch this week. For when I saw the words “a Topps Chewing Gum... Read this article

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Reel Life: A man and two robots make fun of movies for an hour
Being destructive is ultimately easier and more fun to do than any sort of improvement or creation, it's a proven fact… and someone went around and made an entire TV show based on that premise. Mocking bad movies, or for that matter, exper... Read this article

Leisure

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Fanshawe steps up to the plate
Fourty-four Fanshawe students will have an opportunity to represent the College in two more varsity sports. The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) opened up a league for baseball and fastball for the fall 2013 season, and Fanshawe a... Read this article

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Lightning Watch: Central Division playoff preview
The Central Division is strong this year. And for once, the London Lightning is not the top team. Barring the lowly Mississauga Power causing any issues, there are four legitimate contenders coming out of the National Basketball League of Can... Read this article

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New Knight proves his worth
Tim Bender has been a London Knight for just over four months now. He joined the defending OHL champions just days after news broke that Olli Määttä would remain with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL. OHL rules dictate you're only allow... Read this article

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Health Habit of the Week: Slouchy strain
Q. I am a student and usually after two or three hours of continuous sitting during class I experience back pain. What should I do? A. You may be experiencing back pain because of poor posture and not taking enough stretching breaks. Contin... Read this article

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