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Interrobang issue for Monday, October 20th, 2014

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'I was forced into saying yes'
This was the night Jane was sexually assaulted. She had just broken up with her boyfriend of 2.5 years and found herself at a party, drunk for the first time and looking for some fun. “I grabbed this guy and was like, ‘Let&... Read this article

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Award-winning author comes to Fanshawe
When Andrew Pyper graduated from the University of Toronto’s law school, he moved to Peterborough, a small town about 130 km northeast of Toronto. He rented a cheap place with the money he’d saved publishing law articles and wo... Read this article

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Break and enters targeting student residences
London Police Service has identified a 60.8 per cent increase in residential break and enters and a 55.3 per cent increase in thefts from vehicles in the neighbourhood bounded by John Street to Oxford Street and Talbot Street to Richmond Stree... Read this article

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FSU emphasizes importance of mental health and wellness
The Fanshawe Student Union is stressing the importance of mental health and wellness on the days of October 21 to 24. There will be a series of events during that time, which the FSU calls Mental Health & Awareness Days that are aimed ... Read this article

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League of extraordinary gamers
Fanshawe College will be hosting a gaming event on October 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Forwell Hall. Students will get the chance to play and compete against each another in all kinds of games, ranging from the latest releases on the Pla... Read this article

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London celebrates literature with a festival
The Forest City will be hosting its first Words literary and creative arts festival on the weekend of October 24. The festival, which celebrates all things words – novels, non-fiction books, comic books, spoken word performances and ... Read this article

Opinion

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Internet privacy, online security and a spy palace
The Internet is a unique entity for so many reasons. It’s the place you can go to lend an informed opinion or, alternatively, spew hateful nonsense at strangers. The promise of anonymity can turn even the most rational people into sociopat... Read this article

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Dealing with the diagnosis: Two in one
I vividly remember sitting in the pod of seats at the psychologist’s office waiting to hear what felt like the hundredth person to chime in on what’s wrong with me. I scratched in my notebook that I felt like an algorithm being proce... Read this article

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ARTiculation: Emotional Literacy, literally
“There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Inside you they work their magic,” wrote Diane Setterfield in The Thirteenth Tale. It’s no secret that artists tend be… tem... Read this article

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Tips for behaving like a civilized human being at concerts
NEW WESTMINSTER — Now that the festivals are over and the weather is getting colder, concert season is upon us. Although every venue and show is different, the terrible behaviour that occurs is almost universal. So whether you’re amo... Read this article

Culture

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Beauty Boy - Barely there: The 'no makeup' look
In this day and age where the media has a huge control on our views of what looks good and what doesn’t, and when selfies become second nature, people tend to wear more and more makeup. This is often because of insecurities or becaus... Read this article

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One small step for man, one giant leap on Mars
Population on the Red Planet has steadily grown since the 20th century – but not with humans. Following NASA, Russia and the European Space Agency (ESA) – India has sent a probe with its own triumph for the records. The Mangaly... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Beat gloomy fall days with grey
Fall days can be grey days, less hours of sunlight, cool breeze some rainy days. On the opposite spectrum, the colour palette of fall can also be filled with beautiful foliage of burnt orange, ripe yellow and matured reds and purples. Those da... Read this article

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Gaming The System: The hidden world of the Cutting Room Floor
As with movies, a lot of interesting little tidbits get left on the proverbial cutting room floor with video games. However, most of this excised content can still be accessed buried deep within the recesses of data, with the hierarchical natur... Read this article

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Finding inexpensive ways to de-stress
It is Mental health & Wellness Awareness Days and we’re going to take a look at five inexpensive ways to reduce stress and keep you feeling great throughout the school year. Get involved in school activities Having an active... Read this article

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Stressed but I'm OK: The life of a student
Have you heard of S.A.D.? S.A.D., also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, is a type of depression that is triggered by the seasons with fall and winter being the most depressing of the four seasons. As the short, cold and gloomy days ro... Read this article

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Depression and anxiety: A personal account
I hear the alarm screaming at me to wake up. It’s 8:30 a.m. and I have to be at school for 10 to start my news anchor shift. I am the voice of your afternoon news for the next five weeks and it’s hell. I can’t find a reaso... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Gob headlining punk night at Call The Office
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. In the first few sentences of this column, you’re as likely to read about soda, zombies and MTV’s Dan Cortese as you are about music, but then you take similar ch... Read this article

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Swipe left for racism: Race, attraction and online dating
LONDON — In a fast-paced society that relies on the Internet for so many things, it’s not surprising that online dating has become popular. Dating websites and apps like Plenty of Fish, OkCupid and Tinder require only a photo and sh... Read this article

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'Sometimes the world needs a monster'
Vlad the Impaler. This name has resonated through history as one of the greatest warriors of all time, with a very specific calling card. Thousands died slowly in staked fields, all in service of the Ottoman Empire. Dracula Untold tells th... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Narrative in FPS: The Modern Warfare trilogy
SPOILER WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the Call of Duty series. There is no singular genre that defines the video game industry – no more than film is only drama or music solely consists of hip-hop, but at any point in t... Read this article

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From under the counter: Aurealis by Dylan King
In this week’s review, I’m taking a look at the Aurealis EP by Music Industry Arts student Dylan King, whom I’ve had the pleasure of knowing in my time here at Fanshawe College. An unwavering producer and composer of ambi... Read this article

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New Weezer album upholds promise: Everything Will Be Alright In The End
Rating: 4/5 Weezer spent a number of years dishing out watered down albums with surprising genre crossovers and appearances by artists such as Lil’ Wayne. The band had strayed from the path of edgy alternative rock, and the fans we... Read this article

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The Reel Life: Comically awful: Comic book movies you've never heard of
Superhero movies have made the biggest comeback yet, with the brand-new Marvel cinematic canon establishing a whole new movie universe beginning with 2008’s Iron Man and continuously unfurling without stop, and its rival, the DC body of ... Read this article

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Examining the spread of Ebola
NEW WESTMINSTER — An Ebola virus disease outbreak is currently affecting parts of West Africa. Some inevitable spreading to other countries has already occurred, with potential spreading on the horizon for many others. Formerly known... Read this article

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Reviewing a collection of Surprise short stories
Rating: 4/5 NEW WESTMINSTER — It’s hard to know what to make of the oddball protagonists in Bill Gaston’s latest collection of short stories compiled under the title Juliet Was a Surprise. They’re undeniably compe... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You’re normally a hothead, but the Moon turns you into the most patient person on Earth. Invest time and labour building something that’s sure to last. Your comfort needs are minimal and not at all ... Read this article

Leisure

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Kia Koupe - the little car that could
Entry-level coupes were all the rage back in the 1990’s. Almost every manufacturer offered them, with some – like Mazda – even offered two models to the buyers. Nowadays, things are quite different. Few car companies h... Read this article

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Dissecting MLS teams: Western Conference
Last week, I had a look at the all the teams who had a chance to make the Major League Soccer playoffs from the Eastern Conference. This week, I have a look at the Western Conference. Seattle Sounders: Sitting at 60 points through 32 gam... Read this article

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Is club loyalty dead?
Into the second week of the international break, and there hasn’t been a lot to talk about in England’s top flight, there wasn’t even a major injury to complain about this time around. In lieu of the rather uneventful week I&r... Read this article

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Michael Phelps receives six-month suspension after second DUI charge
NEW WESTMINSTER - On September 30, Olympian Michael Phelps was arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI). The 29-year-old Phelps, well known as a decorated athlete with a total 22 Olympic medals, has received a six-month susp... Read this article

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