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Interrobang issue for Monday, October 27th, 2014

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News

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New Continuing Education business course
Fanshawe College's School of Continuing Education will be offering a new communications course starting this week. The new business course, Effective Communication and Human Relations, will help students strengthen relationships, manag... Read this article

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Increased police patrol on Halloween
London Police Services (LPS) will increase patrol on Halloween, which falls on a Friday, as well as the day before and after the holiday, according to LPS media relations officer Const. Ken Steeves. No specific neighbourhood or area will b... Read this article

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Cops shave heads for Cancer
Over 20 members of the London and St. Thomas Police Services, Fanshawe College and Western University campus police gathered with members of the OPP at Masonville Place for a new haircut on October 18. Cops for Cancer is an annual fundrai... Read this article

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If you like it, put a lock on it
Campus Security Services has identified an increase in bike thefts at Fanshawe College’s London campus, according to a Campus Security Services media release. There have been nine bike thefts on campus since September. Special Co... Read this article

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Voting made easy on campus
Residents across London are casting their votes on October 27 in the municipal election. The area in front of Oasis will turn into a polling station on that day, but according to City Clerk Cathy Saunders, Fanshawe wasn’t originally o... Read this article

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Wayne Hoffman mentalist and illusionist
World-famous mentalist and illusionist Wayne Hoffman will be making a stop at Fanshawe College on October 29 to share with students his freaky ability. “I’m coming to rock your campus,” he said. Hoffman started off do... Read this article

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Yellow Umbrella Project shades students from stigma
The FSU, in association with the Canadian Student Alliance, launched the second year of the Yellow Umbrella Project in Forwell Hall last Tuesday. Ending the stigma surrounding mental health and starting the conversation about mental health... Read this article

Opinion

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ARTiculation: When the sensory system fuses with art
I’ve written a bit before on cross-genre artists. Not visual artists who use two mediums like paint and collage, but artists who have embraced more than one form of art. I think I so astutely cited Justin Timberlake – who doesn&r... Read this article

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Voters in Toronto roll the dice
Cities in the province are on the cusp of a municipal election to determine who will get to fill the seats at City Hall, and few races are being as closely watched as the one in Toronto. Despite his frequent and ongoing media blunders, Mayo... Read this article

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Women are sports fans too
NEW WESTMINSTER - Men’s Health magazine published an article online on October 6 titled “The Secrets to Talking Sports with Any Woman.” The article, an advice column, spoke about how “she sees the game differently than yo... Read this article

Culture

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Putting 'bud' in Ombudsperson
Here at the Office of the Ombuds, we hope that everyone is settling into their academic calendars and we wish you the all the best as you start your fall midterm. Many students are unfamiliar with a key person at Fanshawe College, Greg Hessian... Read this article

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When your partner has the blues
The FSU’s Mental Health & Wellness Awareness Week may have passed, but it’s still important to keep mental wellness in mind throughout the year. Albert Ramos (name changed to protect his partner) is a first year student in ... Read this article

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Nintendo Quest: 30 days. 678 games.
London local, Jay Bartlett and his crew piled into a van with the goal of collecting every official game released for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Bartlett travelled over 10,000 miles across North America to find all 678 classic Nint... Read this article

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Kele's new album Trick is the treat you've been waiting for
Rating: 5/5 Four years ago Kele Okereke, lead singer of the popular indie rock band Bloc Party, embarked on his musical journey into the electronic dance scene. Where his initial solo album The Boxer was marked by prevalent Bloc Party in... Read this article

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What's your Fanshawe story: Codie Taylor - Law Clerk
Fourth-semester Law Clerk student Codie Taylor chose Fanshawe College for a more academic reason than most students; its proud friendship with the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO). “The ILCO is a professional association pro... Read this article

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Jack the Ripper revisited: From Hell graphic novel
Rating: 3/5 One of the most quintessential cold cases that everyone knows by name is the legend of Jack the Ripper. Focussing on one particular theory that has since been discredited, Alan Moore’s graphic novel From Hell provides a... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: Creating a classic monstrous look
Most Halloween costumes nowadays are laced with scandalous outfits and sex appeal, which is fun for nightclubs and bars but there are only so many times you can be a sexy nurse. We are starting to lose the real creative aspect of Halloween, wh... Read this article

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The scariest thing this Halloween is what's hidden in your makeup
Every Halloween people do their best to come up with unique and sometimes terrifying costumes. But what can be even more terrifying is what is lurking hidden in the makeup and face paint used to give those costumes their final touch. Known... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Seven materials for a last-minute costume
Halloween is a fun time of year where you can show off your creativity, dress up, get free candy and party hop in your awesome outfit. Some people are enthusiastic and plan out costumes a month in advance, while some of us don’t realize ... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Spookstravaganza: Itchy thumbs edition
Yes, you’ve played and been terrified by the demons of Silent Hill, and we’re all very proud of you for it. But good horror games do exist outside of Resident Evil and even Amnesia. And boy will these scare your pants off. Fiv... Read this article

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A wound in 10 minutes
Creating a realistic wound is much simpler than it sounds, and can be done with make-up you already have. To create a realistic wound you will need: - Clear lash glue - Black and purple eye shadow - Black gel liner - Red lipst... Read this article

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Don't mess with a scarer...
…Or she’ll laugh at you? Fanshawe student Lisa Kelly has a part-time job of scaring people at Kustermans Family Farm’s Haunted Trail in Mount Brydges. The corn maze’s story features a farmer whose kidnapped daug... Read this article

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G33K LYFE: Making this Halloween the geekiest
With Halloween just around the corner the last minute scramble for a Halloween costume is in full swing. If you’re anything like me, you’re only just realizing that you’re going to need one soon. Fortunately for us, the re... Read this article

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Halloween Movie Guide 2014
The Blair Witch Project (1999) Popularizing the “found-footage” style present in recent productions like Cloverfield and Quarantine, this film terrified audiences with its gritty production and playing on the imagination. It&rs... Read this article

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Zombie hoard takes over Victoria Park
Victoria Park was filled with zombies on October 20. But don’t start hording canned food and weapons just yet. The invasion was a demonstration by a horror survival roleplay group called Dystopia Rising as part of a Forest City Comicon. ... Read this article

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Putting together a costume on a shoestring budget
It’s the night before Halloween… or in most cases, the day of, and you haven’t even thought about a Halloween costume yet. Payday isn’t until next week and you have about $20 to come up with a creative costume that will... Read this article

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The Reel Life: Spookstravaganza: B-grade movies you need to watch
Have you run your Halloween staples ragged? Poltergeist or The Shining are scary, sure, but there’s only so many times you can digest the same without asking for more. If you’re willing to sacrifice quality for entertainment value, ... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Crystal Sister talks about art, love and her new EP
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Throughout history, the modern advances that have been made by accident are astounding. The world of music is no different, and without even realizing it we enjoy the sounds... Read this article

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Fear of the unknown: Local horror stories
On the east side of Highbury Avenue, north of Dundas Street and south of Oxford Street East, dwells London’s old Asylum for the Insane (LAI), standing since November 1870. The original main hospital building was torn down in 1975. Th... Read this article

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From under the counter: Sonder - Yours to Take
London’s hardcore scene is surprisingly not as large as you would think but that doesn’t mean it lacks in its musical output. I’m fortunate enough to have been exposed to it on multiple fronts, including its faction of bands t... Read this article

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When gods play dice with the universe
There’s a conflict we all experience at some point in our lives. The pull between who those we love want us to be and who we dream of becoming. It can tear us apart, as brutally as Lisa, as we try to balance pleasing our families and our ... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) It takes longer to do something than it does to delegate it. Return phone calls and send email messages right away. If you’re ready to put your plans on hold, there’s plenty of time for helping othe... Read this article

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Sleater-Kinney: the best band you've never heard
VANCOUVER — Never mind the Sex Pistols; forget the Ramones. When it comes to punk rock, there never was a better band than Sleater-Kinney. Two guitars and a drum set is all it took for three women from the rainy Pacific Northwest to ... Read this article

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The lies sex education taught me
NEW WESTMINSTER (CUP) When I was in high school I trusted that the education I was receiving would be based on facts, especially when it came to important matters like sex. Unfortunately as I got older I discovered that a lot of stuff I learne... Read this article

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Win free rent for a year
A once in a lifetime opportunity for the students of Fanshawe College! Adamas Group is the local company that is offering one year free rent to the student who comes up with the name for their high-end residence. “We want to do something... Read this article

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They are us
A lot of what makes Halloween so scary as children is the folklore behind it: the stories that we were told by the campfire, or under a sheet fort in our bedrooms. Ghouls hiding under our beds and ghosts watching us from in the walls. And in our adul... Read this article

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Taking a bite into vampire culture
Drawing on his knowledge from his film studies, Brant Thompson has explored the realm of vampires and their unique role in cinema.  On the topic of vampires in cinema, Thompson clarified some of the major differences between vampires of ear... Read this article

Leisure

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Lightning Watch: Can Lightning strike thrice?
With the 2014/15 National Basketball League of Canada season upon us, the London Lightning will not be defending champs for the first time in its history. The Lightning, two-time NBLC Finals champions, lost its bid to three-peat in a hard-foug... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: Sunderland stunned in 8-0 hiding
There’s nothing quite as painful as watching your team on the wrong end of a hiding, and I’m not simply talking about a bad loss. But the rare occasion where your team looks like it doesn’t belong at the level it is, nothing g... Read this article

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Superstition ain't/is the way
Many of us do it. Sometimes we may not even notice it. We pick a four-leaf clover for good luck or avoid stepping under a ladder, and who isn’t guilty of chanting that famous childhood verse “Don’t step on a crack or you&rsquo... Read this article

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Charity, a new Lamborghini and Heather Ballentine
The art of selling cars often requires some singing and dancing, but Lamborghini’s top sales specialist in Ontario takes it to a whole new level. On any workday, Heather Ballentine can be found selling exotic supercars at Grand Touri... Read this article

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