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Interrobang issue for Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Ontario bans smoking on patios
The province of Ontario is banning smoking on patios effective January 1. It will be illegal to: smoke on bar and restaurant patios, smoke on playgrounds and public sports fields and surfaces, sell tobacco on university and college campuses. The... Read this article

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Fanshawe student had placement in building that caught fire
A student in the School of Human Services was due to report to 1451 Oxford St. E on November 3 – the day the building caught fire. When news broke that the building – under Keith Charles’s People Helping People organization &nd... Read this article

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MADD for the holidays
On Thanksgiving day six years ago, Mary Rodrigues and her family were driving home from a restaurant when a white pickup truck drove through a red light and T-boned her vehicle. Rodrigues, her husband and two of their children made it out. Four-... Read this article

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Run Nicole, run: Fanshawe student receives OCAA Rookie of the Year
Near the end of high school, Nicole Bernardi was looking for an activity to stay fit. Most team sports were over, and there weren’t enough girls to make teams for the sports that were still being played. That’s when she started runni... Read this article

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Is easier access to online gambling a good thing?
Early in November the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) began sending email notices to its Winners Circle Rewards Program members; 53,000 Ontarians who spend a substantial amount of money gambling. Inside the email was news about MyOL... Read this article

Opinion

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ARTiculation: Slam poetry. Waving my hands a lot. Yelling.
It is a beautiful thing to get lost in a story. It is a gift for a writer to have written a piece of work that envelops you. What’s equally as precious for the writer is you receiving it. For him to have his work read, experienced. A work ... Read this article

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MP suspensions a wake-up call for Ottawa
The allegations of sexual misconduct against CBC Radio host Jian Gomeshi have led to a legitimate opportunity for a dialogue about sexual harassment in the workplace, one which is playing out on Parliament Hill. Federal Liberal Party leader Just... Read this article

Culture

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How to dress for a networking event
“It’s not what you know but who you know.” As young professionals soon to be entering the workforce, the time to start building your professional network is now. Networking is a powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and susta... Read this article

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What exactly is in the butt?
Amanda Richman is sustainability co-ordinator for Fanshawe College. Cigarette butt litter is a global problem. With an estimated 4.5 trillion butts – or about 1.7 billion pounds – being tossed on the ground every year. Not only is ... Read this article

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Get your budget back on track
If you’re like me, my bank account is looking a little low and the culprit is all of those “congratulations” Starbucks I’ve been ordering. The “congratulations you made it through mid-terms,” “congratula... Read this article

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From under the counter: Desever
Few in London’s metal scene thrash as hard as Desever does. As a devout metal fan, my expectations for bands are typically pretty picky and I feel bad saying that but heavy metal isn’t exactly the kind of music that can be compensated. Ge... Read this article

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Flash Fiction: We'd like to 'ear another story
He stared at the keyboard, fingers trembling. They would come again tonight, they always came. He could run, they would follow. He could hide, they would find him. No door could stop them, no wall could keep them out. Tiny eyes, glowing red, would wa... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: The Tea Party: Australia and The Ocean At The End
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. London is about to receive an infusion of new classic rock this weekend – November 23 sees the return of The Tea Party to the London Concert Theatre, armed with a new album a... Read this article

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Beauty Boy: How to contour like Kim Kardashian
One of the most prominent trends in makeup is altering the face shape to make it appear slimmer and more defined. This was definitely made popular by a video Kim Kardashian posted that revealed her makeup routine and how much contour and highlight wa... Read this article

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What's your Fanshawe story: Kira Currado - Fitness and Health Promotion
At 21 years old, fitness lover Kira Currado is already the success story in many inspirational books that should be passed on to others. It’s not only because she graduated from Fanshawe’s Fitness and Health Promotion program and is curre... Read this article

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If the shoe fits, buy it used and in white
The Fashion Merchandising students at Fanshawe College have been working hard for the past 11 weeks to make their upcoming fashion show and fundraiser a success. Second-year students have been working for 12 weeks in six committees for their eve... Read this article

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With robotics, nerds can do anything
Welcome to San Fransokyo, a city of the future, where Japan and America have come together to form a great centre of multiculturalism, provided there are only two possible culture options. Reminiscent of the world of Joss Whedon’s Firefly, the ... Read this article

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In The Hands of Heroes: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life
This week’s comic book, Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O’Malley, was recommended by Brahm Wiseman at Heroes Comics. While you may have already seen Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, the comic book series that sh... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Playing the worst games ever known
It’s one thing to just toss together an arbitrary list of games that everyone knows are bad and should be avoided, but playing them just to get up close and personal with the awfulness is true dedication, the kind that I have. I’ve taken ... Read this article

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Reel Life: Things The Simpsons may have predicted
It’s been a 25-year run, and regardless of what you think of The Simpsons’ quality today, you have to admit the show got more than a couple of things right about the world today. Well, it’s bound to happen considering the sheer volu... Read this article

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Somewhere in the heavens... they are waiting
If there’s one thing that I could nerd-talk all day about, it’s probably music, Dungeons & Dragons or Marathon – a first-person shooter released by Halo/Destiny creators Bungie Software back in the old days of 1994 when the comp... Read this article

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Azaelia Banks: Broke with bad taste
Azealia Banks is a name you probably haven’t heard in quite a few years, if at all. The buzz has all but died out for this New York hip-hopper, but that is to be expected when you release little more than a single EP over the span of six years?... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) After your midweek slowdown, Friday will bring renewed energy. The world looks bright and funny once again. It’s time to reconsider your future, whether immediate or long-term. Taurus (April 20 - Ma... Read this article

Leisure

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Vroom vroom: Nauman's Car of the Year
Last month, the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada (AJAC) held its annual car of the year testing in Niagara Falls. At this year’s competition, just about every auto manufacturer that sells new cars in Canada was present &nd... Read this article

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Fanshawe Cross Country
The Men's and Women's Cross Country teams competed in the OCAA Provincial Championships October 25th at Seneca College. The Men's team along with Nicole Bernardi and Morgan Hendriks headed to Calgary for the CCAA National Championships ... Read this article

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Falcon spotlight: A lady of many talents - Kady Hawkins
With the Fanshawe women’s softball team’s inaugural season recently coming to a close, Kady Hawkins was awarded OCAA honours. Hawkins was third in the league in batting average (.500) and second among players with 30 hits. She ... Read this article

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