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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 26th, 2015

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News

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New Falcons logo two years in the making
Fanshawe Athletics revealed a new Falcons logo on January 18 at the halftime of the Falcons men’s basketball game against Lambton College’s Lions at the Budweiser Gardens. Fanshawe College students, alumni, professors and staff... Read this article

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Colleges want nursing students to complete BScN in one place
Ontario Colleges is asking the provincial government to allow colleges to offer nursing degree programs without the current requirement that their programs be jointly offered with universities. In a document titled “Opening Doors to ... Read this article

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Oldest Canadian food co-op holds lecture series
The London Food Co-op will be hosting a speaking series on January 26, February 9 and February 23 titled The Co-operative Movement & Our Organic Food System. The January lecture will be on co-operatives, while the February 9 and 23 lec... Read this article

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Fanshawe signs Indigenous Education Protocol
Fanshawe College celebrated indigenous education and signed Colleges and Institutes Canada’s Indigenous Education Protocol on January 15, making a commitment to improving indigenous education at the college. In signing the protocol, ... Read this article

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Makayla Sault, First Nation girl who quit chemotherapy, dies
BRANTFORD (CUP) — A First Nation community mourns the loss of 11-year-old Makayla Sault who died January 19, after suffering a stroke on Sunday. The New Credit First Nation girl who had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has been in ... Read this article

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Locally-made goods all in one place
About four months ago, Kandice Trickett was looking for a new way to create exposure for local craft artists. The problem was that they weren’t getting much exposure online – people want to see and feel crafts before they purchase t... Read this article

Opinion

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Rumours of Grace: The real Arkenstone
A while ago I helped put together a debate on whether or not God exists. I do believe that God exists and is up to many wonderful things. So staging a discussion about his being around at all seems to me now to be like wandering around the film ... Read this article

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Missing the mark: Target staff out in the cold
Concordia student and Target employee vents frustration over the Best Company Ever™ MONTREAL (CUP) — I was hired at Target in the summer of 2013, a few months before my store would open. In the time until opening, we learned a lot ... Read this article

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Gift horse comes back to bite Harper
As the old quote attributed to Grace Hopper goes, “It’s easier to ask forgiveness than permission.” Whether it’s that house party you had without permission or the ding in the bumper of your dad’s car, keeping things on ... Read this article

Culture

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Troubleshooting campus computer issues
Search for the Fanshawe College hashtag on Twitter – #Fanshawe – and you’re bound to get a slew of students complaining about the many computer issues they’re having on campus. So we went out and talked to students, made a... Read this article

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Using protein effectively to build muscle
LONDON — Summer workout regimens are starting up again and students may be looking to get those summer bods back in shape the right whey. With five months to build before prime summer weather hits, some may look towards protein supplemen... Read this article

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Should have hired the script Ringer
When an awkward guy is about to marry the girl of his dreams, the house of cards he’s built is about to come crashing down when his wedding planner saves the day. Not through – you know – honesty, which would have been much e... Read this article

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Reel Life: Criminally funny - Crime comedy films you missed
Crime-comedies have been given a breath of fresh air thanks to 21 Jump Street and its sequel 22 Jump Street for officially putting the genre back on the map. There’s a backlog of criminal endeavours you’ve probably missed to be seen, howe... Read this article

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The Shopping Bag: The return of the romper
Rompers/jumpsuits – also known as onesies – should now be staples in closets for the upcoming spring season. The romper was originally popularized as children’s wear and has since risen to be the “it” piece to have... Read this article

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Cost-effective ways to prevent burnout
It’s still early on in the semester, and some of you are already feeling the stress and pressure return after your rejuvenating holidays. Burnout is a common problem with college and university students, and it can be debilitating to peop... Read this article

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Putting a ring on it is harder than it looks
ABBOTSFORD (CUP) — Buying an engagement ring, when it comes down to it, can be a big thing. Even if you’re going to spend as little money as possible, you have to explain to everyone that asks to see the ring — and yes, a lot of peo... Read this article

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Cutting the cord on cable
WATERLOO (CUP) — With the rise of Netflix and video streaming services, it seems as though the traditional system of cable television and once-a-week programming is on a steady decline. This can especially be seen in our age demographic, with B... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Samantha Savage Smith soars on sophomore
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. The digital music era has had an unmistakable impact on many tenets of the music industry – album releases dates are less rigid than ever. People discover music on YouT... Read this article

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Blast from the past: Old games available online
Glancing across the map, your legion sits on the shores of the Mediterranean, ready to advance, ready to conquer. This is the setting for Centurion: Defender of Rome, one of the 2,300 MS-DOS games recently compiled and playable in a single sea... Read this article

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Frugal Fashionista: Debunking annoying fashion myths
We’ve all heard them. Fashion is supposed to be about creative expression, and yet, there are so many ridiculous rules. Rules are meant to be broken – especially where fashion is concerned. Here are six rules to start breaking ... Read this article

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Do-it-yourself beauty
NEW WESTMINSTER — Professional face masks or spa treatments can be expensive, and, as students, very few of us have any extra cash to spare. But everyone wants that baby-soft skin that only some mindless self-indulgence can provide. Luck... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Everything was going so well until now. Personal differences will splatter everything with an unnecessary coat of mud. Certain issues should be left out of the mix for the rest of this week. Taurus (April... Read this article

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Rena Mendelson concludes that vitamin and energy drinks are full of bogus
TORONTO (CUP) — A new study says vitamin and energy drinks come with a healthy dose of bogus. After three years of research, a 2014 study done by a Ryerson professor and graduate concluded food companies have “little evidence&r... Read this article

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GEEK LYFE: Amongst the rebellion lies Far Cry 4's hidden gem
It was about 20 hours into my adventure in Kyrat, the fictional country tucked into the Himalayan Mountains in Ubisoft’s Far Cry 4, that a thought crossed my mind that would usually lead me to put down the controller: “This story ma... Read this article

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Gaming The System: Insert coin to continue - Game remakes (part one)
While remakes in the cinematic world are often controversial –different contemporary styles and key creatives have the potential to butcher their source materials – video game remakes have a lot more potential for success. They hav... Read this article

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Birdman among ambitious Oscar line-up
FREDERICTON (CUP) — Alejandro Inarritu’s Birdman has been winning over festivals long before 87th Academy Awards were even a twinkle in anyone’s eye. Birdman walked away from the 72nd Golden Globes with Best Original Screenpla... Read this article

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The Oscar snub goes to...
WATERLOO (CUP) — Oscar season is here and that means all the brightest, most impactful stars of Hollywood are coming together to recognize everyone else’s talents. However, that doesn’t mean everyone who the world thinks deser... Read this article

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Reading Between The Line: Self Teaching - Books that teach, by the best
Learning anything your heart desires has never been easier in this day and age – barring of course the distractions that constantly surround us. Despite the countless Wikipedia pages and YouTube tutorials available – a scatteri... Read this article

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A cure for your anxieties, straight from the King
Petite Noir is the brainchild of Yannick Iluga – a master of blending different musical styles and a prime example of a man who continues to reinvent himself day after day. Iluga doesn’t just blend a niche of neighbouring genres. He ... Read this article

Leisure

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Premier League Ponderings: End of an era: Steven Gerrard calls time on Liverpool career
On New Year’s Day, the rumours started to trickle in: “Steven Gerrard is leaving Liverpool,” “Gerrard to join MLS at the end of the season,” read the tweets to the disbelief of myself and Reds supporters all over t... Read this article

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Just a bill sitting on Parliament Hill
Back in March 2012, a bill called C-290 arrived at the floor of the Canadian Senate. C-290’s mandate was to change the sports gambling scene in Canada, a scene that has generated over $40 billion since its arrival as reported by the Canad... Read this article

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Motoring: A CUV worth driving
Some people think that the BMW X6 was a failure and a mistake, but they are wrong. Since the X6’s initial launch in 2008, BMW has sold over 260,000 units. These numbers must have impressed BMW’s management and accountants, so t... Read this article

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