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Interrobang issue for Monday, September 8th, 2014

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Shining a spotlight on London
Darryl Callcott first had the idea to make a film about a day in the life of twenty-something-year olds years ago – “probably a good decade,” he said. Money was one issue why it took so long to make the film. But the bi... Read this article

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Fanshawe, meet Your London Calling
A new website launched at the end of August will help new incoming students familiarize themselves with the Forest City. Your London Calling was created with the help of student university groups from Fanshawe and Western, and the result... Read this article

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Ontario college teaching staff reach tentative agreement
The College Employer Council and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union have reached a tentative agreement on August 29 for Ontario colleges’ faculty teaching contracts. Details of the agreement will not be revealed until a rat... Read this article

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Trudeau in Forwell Hall September 11
Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau will be dropping by Forwell Hall at 1:30 p.m. on September 11 to speak to Fanshawe College students. Trudeau, who will be in town for the day, will give a short speech followed by a Q&A s... Read this article

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Western Gazette frosh issue ruffles feathers
The Gazette was under fire for publishing stories about drug use and dating teacher’s assistants, which were generating buzz – and not the good kind. This isn’t the first time either. “It seems every few year... Read this article

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International students can get jobs too
Any incoming international students will be given both study and work permits as of June 1, allowing for part-time employment during regular study periods. Prior to that, it was a much more complex and lengthy process. “Befor... Read this article

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Fanshawe hires professor with troubling past
A former Kingsville school principal who admitted to having misused and mismanaged more than $50,000 in school and board money has been hired by Fanshawe College as an early childhood education professor. Wendy Lynn Andrusak has confirme... Read this article

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Fanshawe finally gets the dough
City council approved a motion on September 2 to grant Fanshawe College $9 million over 10 years to buy and redesign the Kingsmill building as part of the plan to bring more students to downtown London. The motion was passed with a vote ... Read this article

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Fanshawe to offer three new bachelor degrees
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has given Fanshawe College a letter of intent on August 8 for the approval of three bachelor of commerce degree programs. The programs are Accounting, Digital Marketing and Human Resour... Read this article

Opinion

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Fake it till you make it
Art is hard. Save for the lucky few who seem to have popped out with spatial sense and precise hand-eye co-ordination, you really have to work at it. Long-time radio host Ira Glass has posed a theory on his show The American Life about a ... Read this article

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Fork in the Road: Aging... Wisely
Last month I celebrated my 30th birthday. When they tell ya it's a monumental event you're sure to remember, boy do they have it right. Besides digesting the emotions that revolve around concluding the final decade of one's “yo... Read this article

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Choosing city councillor
If your strategy for choosing whom to vote for consists of tallying up who has the most lawn signs on your street, it might be time to re-evaluate your strategy. There’s never been a better time to vote, because the voter turnout rates in ... Read this article

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Time to put the freeze on the Ice Bucket Challenge
As far as raising cold hard cash, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a resounding success, but has the challenge really raised awareness about ALS? Are the people taking the challenge actually learning anything about ALS and how it affects pe... Read this article

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Law Talk: Opening up about tenants' rights to privacy
As a residential tenant, you should be able to enjoy full use of your home with peace of mind. Your privacy is an important part of this. Tenants' rights to privacy are protected by law, and outlined in the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). T... Read this article

Culture

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Suspense is driving force in Night Moves
VANCOUVER - The latest from acclaimed director Kelly Reichardt (Meek’s Cutoff, Wendy & Lucy), Night Moves, proves to be as tense as it is intriguing. It follows the dramatic story of three environmentalists who plan and then execute ... Read this article

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1234 won't cut it anymore
Wired magazine writer Mat Honan lost his digital life two years ago when a hacker got a hold of his Google account. He lost his email address along with eight years worth of emails and everything on his mobile phone and computer, including irr... Read this article

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Parachuting freshly roasted coffee to your door
In the midst of studying for his master’s degree in political science at the University of Toronto, Michael Potters realized he had had a coffee problem. He was drinking a lot of it then and brewed his own using a French press, a c... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Layering this fall - The upside to cold weather
Layering clothing is one the best parts of fall fashion; there is an upside to the cold weather after all. There are a couple phases of fall, it could be cool in the morning but warm up during the day or it could be cool all day then tran... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Gamer vs. 'Gamers': The Sarkeesian situation
OK geeks and gamers, your weekly update of the best and most exciting news in video games, TV and geek pop culture at Fanshawe. At least that’s how I wish I could kick off the column, but instead we’re going to kick off on a bit... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Do we need a second crash?
If you’re enthusiastic about video games, you probably feel at times they are either the best they’ve ever been or are on a steady decline into an abyss of darkness. We’re seeing exciting new advances: the Occulus Rift VR head... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: London Music Scene 101: Keeping up with the industry
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. There is an unquestionable buzz that settles in on the campus here at the start of a new school year; if it’s your first at Fanshawe, congratulations on your choice. ... Read this article

Faces from around the world in the city
Every fall the city finds a myriad of students from far and wide to weave aspirations into dreams wearing them into the world of success. Canada, one of the worlds in vogue destinations has earned its name in creating avenues to the lives of the students. Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Patience is hard to cultivate for an active Sign like Aries. Needs and desires make too much noise as they clamour for your attention. Friends and neighbours treat you better when you don’t upset them. ... Read this article

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The Harm in Asking book review
NEW WESTMINSTER - The Harm in Asking: My Clumsy Encounters with the Human Race is Sara Barron’s second book of humorous personal essays, following the writer from an awkward childhood spent locked in a bathroom after adopting three (imag... Read this article

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Tom Goes to the Mayor: Reality, surreal reality
If you’re a college student and enthusiastic TV watcher, chances are you’ve been exposed to the insanity of Tim and Eric. The comedy duo’s various projects on Adult Swim, their most famous being Tim and Eric: Awesome Sh... Read this article

Leisure

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Not early days yet
Nothing is worse than the first international break of the Premier League season, after a long couple of months of waiting the opening three weeks of the season hit us like a flash, igniting the excitement and passion in the hearts of millions ... Read this article

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Stepping out of Ford's shadow
For the longest time, many people have thought of Lincoln as nothing more than a Ford product, with some extra chrome and nicer leather. For the most part, these people were correct in their thinking. However, Lincoln realized this, and ... Read this article

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Freshman 15 isn't just for freshman
Life as a student is no cakewalk. As assignments pile up and cram sessions begin, the thought of exercise and nutrition gets put on back burner. Not all of us fall into this trap, but many of us do. Whether we are new students, leaving home fo... Read this article

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