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Interrobang issue for Monday, November 10th, 2014

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News

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Kingsmill deal closed: Devlin almost has keys in his hands
On a crisp fall afternoon, Fanshawe College President Peter Devlin and Kingsmill owner Tim Kingsmill revealed the college’s newest real estate acquisition. Devlin told media that the purchase of London’s historic Kingsmill buil... Read this article

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Fanshawe launches new marketing campaign 'Your Story'
Fanshawe College launched the ‘Your Story’ marketing campaign last week, the college’s largest marketing campaign and the first of its kind. The campaign focuses on the stories of Fanshawe students, graduates and employee... Read this article

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Bar owner to brew his own craft beer
Mike Smith is about to be London’s newest craft brewer. He’s starting up his own line of craft beers to serve in his restaurants. The brewery is located in the basement of his bar, Jim Bob Ray’s. Smith also owns Joe Kool&r... Read this article

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London gets guerrilla planted fruit trees
London’s chapter of Food Not Lawns (FNL) teamed up with Steve “The Tree Hustler” Leroux to bring a bit of flair to the Forest City tree cover on November 1. The volunteers guerrilla planted over a dozen fruit and nut beari... Read this article

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Halloween in London: Another trick or treat?
A 19-year-old man from Fort Erie was charged with cause of disturbance by fighting, assaulting a peace officer, disarming a peace officer and resisting arrest. Officers in the Fleming Drive area observed a fight and pulled up in their vehi... Read this article

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FSU wants you to win awards
There are two $1,000 awards up for grabs and there’s no reason you shouldn’t apply. The CSA (College Student Alliance) and FSU Leadership Awards were established to recognize students who are academically successful and have de... Read this article

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Fire in front of Fanshawe
One person is dead and another injured after a fire broke out in a non-student apartment building across the street from Fanshawe College’s T-Building that resulted in the closure of Oxford Street between First Street and Highbury Avenue... Read this article

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London volunteers fund awesome ideas
Got a great idea but no money to make it happen? There is a group of people in London who are ready and willing to help. The group is called Awesome London. Sue Clifford, dean of Awesome London, explained what the group is all about. ... Read this article

Opinion

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ARTiculation: Accountability leads to accomplishments
It seems that one of the greatest struggles for an artist is actually producing art. I know I’m not the only one guilty of calling myself a painter and then going months without picking up a brush. It’s an interesting problem, on... Read this article

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Let technology marinate
NEW WESTMINSTER — When new technology is released to the public there is often a party of people who approach it with absolute frenzy. The mystique of new technology is certainly alluring, since innovation is seen as a remarkable achieveme... Read this article

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Climate change in Canada
If taking action on climate change involved building websites like climatechange.gc.ca, Canada would be leading the pack. The website enthusiastically highlights Canada’s recent announcement that it will reduce allowable emissions from aut... Read this article

Culture

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G33K LYFE: From comic to screen: The Walking Dead
When The Walking Dead first made its season one debut, it surprised many viewers by making an immediate, and drastic switch from the original source material, the ongoing comic series penned and created by Robert Kirkman. Now, with season ... Read this article

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How to save on groceries
Moving out of your parents' house and out on your own comes with a lot of adjustments. One of them being that the house is no longer magically filled with food. You probably woke up one morning, had nothing in the house to eat and realized,... Read this article

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Five DIY Christmas gifts to get started on immediately
NEW WESTMINSTER — Homemade gifts are beautiful and thoughtful, and always an excellent option for a cash-strapped student. It’s win-win: you get to save money on lovely gifts, and during the countless hours that you spend creating your cr... Read this article

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Kicking stress right in the gonads
How is your stress level this week? Now that you are three-quarters into the fall semester, my guess is that you are approaching a high level of stress if not already there. What are you doing to cope? Study with friends and then allow ... Read this article

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Reading Between The Lines: They're everywhere: The Psychopath Test
Jeffery Dahmer, Ed Gein. Buffalo Bill, Norman Bates. It’s almost easy to name psychopaths, real and fictional. You’re no psychologist, but you feel like you’ve had enough exposure to the concept of a psychopath through th... Read this article

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Gloomy music for Gloomy weather
Make no mistake; Scottish band The Twilight Sad has absolutely nothing to do with the Twilight franchise. So if you’re hoping for a vampire fan fiction – you’re going to be disappointed. These indie noise-rockers are base... Read this article

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How to imbue your life with the holiday spirit
NEW WESTMISNTER — Now that Halloween’s over, you’re either one of the people taking to social media to bemoan the existence of Christmas decorations cropping up in stores so early, or, like me, you’re overjoyed that we c... Read this article

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How to dress for an interview
For those of you currently on the hunt for the perfect internship, co-op or dream job, the thought of putting an outfit together that will impress your interviewer can seem like a daunting task. Here’s a fun fact from an undercover r... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: Styling the little black dress for daytime
The little black dress (LBD) is well loved universally: It is always flattering; it can be easily styled and fool proof when you’re in a rush. Fashion embraces florals, prints, textures and different silhouettes, but nothing will ever rep... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Twin Forks' Carrabba on songwriting and chemistry
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. There has been a definite trend lately of artists paying careful consideration to the art of songwriting, even challenging themselves to find innovative ways of creating the... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: Mascara 101: Brands, technique and falsies
Mascara is the one makeup item that women can’t live without; no matter how rushed you are, you can always find time to apply some. It is a simple step that opens up the eyes and makes you look more awake and done up. There are so many m... Read this article

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Continuing space exploration despite disaster
On October 28, the Antares rocket launched from Wallops Flight Facility Virginia, carrying the Cygnus CRS Orb-3. The first stage booster, a retrofitted 40-year-old soviet rocket, which Elon Musk has publicly called a joke in the past then expl... Read this article

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Reel Life: Jodorowsky's Dune: The greatest movie ever made
The movie business is just that, a business. It’s a messy, angry marriage between those who want to be sensible with their money and those who want to express to the world the product of their imaginations. Some of the best movies hav... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Ripped of: When games plagiarize (part two)
Last week, we took a look at some of gaming’s biggest rip-offs, be it the theft of ideas or simply swiping game assets with a good old five-finger discount. Ending this two-part series are some even weirder and even more rip-off-y rip-of... Read this article

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From under the counter: Mountain of Wolves - Buried in the Morning
Over the summer, Interrobang published an article about the top 10 London-based artists to check out. On that list was a fellow named Richard Gracious who released a sweet country/folk EP last year under his name. This year Gracious has ce... Read this article

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Student-produced TV show to air on OWN
TORONTO (CUP) — A Ryerson student-produced television show called The Naked Entrepreneur will be airing half-hour episodes on Rogers TV and will be broadcast internationally in one-hour episodes on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) beginni... Read this article

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You won't be able to turn away
Inhuman monster. Hero. Teleporter. Blue German. Nightcrawler is the story of a man who is one of these things. Following Lou Bloom, a crime videographer played by an underweight Jake Gyllenhaal, the story is one of ambition, power, greed and h... Read this article

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How much food do you throw away?
Kailyn Smith is the environmental program co-ordinator. We know that eating local and organic is better for our environment, but have you ever considered the impacts of the food you throw out? An estimated $27 billion in Canadian foo... Read this article

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Remember, reflect and give thanks on Remembrance Day
At exactly 5:30 a.m. on Easter Monday in April 1917, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps deployed in northern France began firing their artillery at the German troops positioned on top of Vimy Ridge, near the Belgian border. The Germa... Read this article

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Ouija conjures up cheap scares and bad acting
NEW WESTMINSTER — The rules of the game are simple: “Never play alone,” “Never play in a graveyard,” “Always say goodbye.” The newest scary movie to hit the big screen is Ouija, directed by Stiles W... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Aries is impatient with a mother figure or the natural rhythm of the world. Be kind to anything that’s older than you are. Masters would do well to remember that they too are servants to some bigger force... Read this article

Leisure

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The London Knights adapting to change
One month into the season, the London Knights are adjusting to life after Mark Hunter. It has been a little over three weeks since the famed general manager accepted an offer to join the Toronto Maple Leafs’ front office. Instead of taking... Read this article

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Subaru WRX and STi: Toting families and groceries since 2001
Performance cars that can move your family and your groceries aren’t common, especially if you have less than $50,000 to spend. That all changed when Subaru started selling the Impreza WRX in Canada in 2001. This was a practical, sen... Read this article

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Premier League Ponderings: The season so far
At the time of writing, all 20 clubs in the Premier League had played 10 rounds, and for the second year running, the table is looking a little strange at this point. It’s another season so far of unexpected results, clubs punching above ... Read this article

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