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Interrobang issue for Monday, September 22nd, 2014

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News

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Students react to Trudeau
On September 11, Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, paid a visit to London to speak to the city’s Chamber of Commerce, then stopping at Western University and Fanshawe College to present his ideas and answer the questi... Read this article

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Gramma's got this one in the bag
Lay’s Potato Chips is at it again with its “Do Us A Flavour” contest, and this year one of its finalists is from London, Ont. Gloria Melanson, a resident of 18 years, is a mother of four, grandmother of five and great-gr... Read this article

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Stay safe with Stay Safe, Fanshawe
Quick – What’s Fanshawe’s Emergency Line number? It’s 519-452-4242. But you won’t have to remember it. Fanshawe’s Campus Security Services released a mobile phone app on Monday called Stay Safe F... Read this article

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Trudeau attracts crowd in Forwell Hall
Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau was at Fanshawe College on September 11 to give a speech and answer questions from students. While he avoided discussing concrete political issues, Trudeau focused on the upcoming federal el... Read this article

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Hope for a new three-year game design program
Employees and students alike are anxiously waiting for news on approval for a highly anticipated game design program set to launch for September 2015. Supervisor of the Centre for Digital and Performing Arts, Michelle Giroux, said the pr... Read this article

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London sprouts new vegan food festival
The Forest City will host its first annual VegFest London vegan festival on October 25 at the Western Fair District. The festival will feature food and drink vendors, community groups and organizations, guest speakers and product and ser... Read this article

Opinion

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The next big thing: Battle lines drawn for federal election
With most teachers back in classrooms at the beginning of the month, only one group of public employees was yet to get back to work. The federal government came together in the House of Commons for the first meeting of the fall 2014 session on S... Read this article

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The value of hesitation: Why is time so important?
NEW WESTMINSTER - “Time is an abstract concept, created by carbon-based life forms to monitor their ongoing decay.” – Thundercleese, a militant killbot. We’re all guilty of being late at one point or another. Someti... Read this article

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Approaching suicide prevention from another angle
VANCOUVER - Last month, the world was shocked by actor and comedian Robin Williams’ suicide. Soon after his death, a public discussion on ways to prevent suicide was opened, and it is certainly no coincidence that the World Health Organiza... Read this article

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ARTiculation: 'Moment of clarity' or inspiration out of nowhere
My sketchbook and pencil are my lifelong companions. Like some people sleep with their phone, I sleep with my Moleskin notebook and charcoal readily available on my nightstand. I carry a bag big enough for them to travel with me wherever I go. I... Read this article

Culture

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Beauty Boy: Beauty Boy's makeup must-haves
Every woman (or man) has those certain products she/he can’t live without, whether it is a favourite colour of eye shadow or the only lipstick she will wear. Sometimes we get so stuck in our ways that we don’t venture off and try ne... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Updating your denim this fall
Denim is here to stay and regardless of what’s going on in fashion, denim is changed, ripped, dyed and restyled to survive the fast pace of trends. The silhouettes of denim have changed over the years. Remember bell bottoms? ... Read this article

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Abandon all hope, ye who watch this movie
As Above/So Below is the newest instalment in the people-go-places- they-shouldn’t-and-then-badthings- happen horror genre, following in the footsteps of movies like The Chernobyl Diaries and The Descent. The premise differs slight... Read this article

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Local band Single Mothers comes home
Hailing from the Forest City, punk quartet Single Mothers will return September 26 to Call The Office as part of its North American promotional tour for its debut fulllength album Negative Qualities. Guitarist Micheal Peterson was availa... Read this article

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Why road trip stories are so captivating
VANCOUVER - I have yet to encounter anyone who doesn’t like a good old-fashioned road trip. That’s the truly amazing thing about them: there are so many different kinds of vacations and people tend to differ in opinion about all of... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Teenage Kicks triumph with Spoils Of Youth
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. As a storyteller, however, I’m drawn time and time again to music – unforgettable memories are made every day in music, like Arkells’ recent performance to ... Read this article

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Reel Life: Life After Pi: An inside look at an industry in trouble
What do your favourite summer blockbusters of the past few summers have in common? Chances are, they’ve got some heavy visual effects work behind them. Even in films that aren’t big-budget sci-fi opus magnums, VFX comes into play w... Read this article

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Performance art protests Columbia's mishandling of a sexual assault
NEW WESTMINSTER - After allegedly being sexually assaulted two years ago, a student of New York’s Columbia University, Emma Sulkowicz, has decided to fight back against her campus’ lack of action. A visual arts major, Sulkowi... Read this article

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To nap or not to nap
As the school year begins to get busy with tests and assignments, you may find yourself struggling to stay awake during the day. The thought of taking a nap may become more and more tempting as the weeks go on. This may be because you ar... Read this article

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Hobnob with the walking dead
Fans of The Walking Dead TV show won’t have to wait until the new season première for some zombie scare – St. Thomas will be holding its annual Tom Zombie Festival on Sept. 27. The main event of this year’s festiv... Read this article

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Is the iWatch for you?
NEW WESTMINSTER - On September 9, Apple revealed an entirely new project called the “smartwatch.” The idea of the smartwatch is simple: it is essentially a smartphone one can wear on their wrist. The smartwatch, or Apple Watch... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) No one can resist your fiery charm. People flock to you instinctually. Take care to shower an equal amount of affection on each of your admirers or petty jealousies will erupt. Taurus (April 20 - May ... Read this article

Leisure

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What's next for the NFL?
What has happened to the NFL? With news breaking of yet another domestic violence case involving a high profile player, the National Football League and its position on domestic violence has reached a crossroad. Commissioner of the NFL, ... Read this article

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Kia Soul is lacking something
How shall I put this… the 2014 Kia Soul lacks soul. It moves you – like it will get you from A to B – but it doesn’t move you emotionally. This is not the kind of vehicle that will pull you out of bed early on a Sunday ... Read this article

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Another MLS team in limbo
With the end of another Major League Soccer season comes another agonizing chapter in the life of Chivas USA. With no more than 5,000 people appearing to home matches, Chivas is on its way out of this league. According to reports release... Read this article

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Putting the 'bad' in schmorts?
Bye-bye birdie, hello badminton. It’s a classic back-and-forth seen both in backyards and in sanctioned competitions. Badminton can be played one-on-one or in teams of two, requires a certain amount of skill and energy, and its place in t... Read this article

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