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Interrobang issue for Monday, August 28th, 2006

News

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College, faculty dispute settled
Last semester almost half-a-million full and part-time college students in Ontario were left out in the cold March weather for almost three weeks, while college faculty and administration bickered over money, class-time and workload. Although teache... Read this article

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Tuition up across province
Even though the end of the province-wide tuition freeze was announced earlier this year, it's not until students reach the Registrar's Office in early September that the hike hits home. Beginning in September 2004, and up until the start of ... Read this article

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What is an Interrobang?!
When picking up your copy of The Interrobang, you may have asked yourself that question. Like most, you probably asked, what is an interrobang? Is it a thing, a place, a person? Well, inquiring minds look no further, because here is the answer to one... Read this article

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Where do I go...
Where can I pick up my bus pass? Pick up your bus pass in H cafeteria from Aug. 29 to Sept. 9. After Sept. 9 bus passes are available at the Biz Booth in the SUB building. I need money! Where do I go? Financial Aid Office: Reviews, processes and... Read this article

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It's time to shine for a good cause
The word hot on thousands of students? lips returning to college and university this year is Shinerama. Shinerama has shaken our nation for over 40 years and shows no signs its success dying out. If you haven?t heard yet, Shinerama is Canada?s larg... Read this article

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College Budgeting 101
Welcome to freedom. No more Mom and Dad watching over your shoulder and monitoring every move! Stay up as late as you want, sleep in, skip all of your classes, drink The Out Back Shack dry if you are physically able to, and be broke and out of mone... Read this article

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Tenant Talk: Noise, garbage, alcohol warning for renters
Many of you will be moving into a new community and renting on your own for the first time. While this is an exciting time, it also comes with some concerns as well. There are issues related to your rental situation and your community that you shou... Read this article

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Police substation near Fanshawe rejected
London's police services board has rejected the proposal for a police substation near Fanshawe College. The substation, which was turndown in early August, was the brainchild of area residents, who complained that theft, vandalism and unruly stu... Read this article

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Campus complies with new smoke act
Since Ontario passed the new smoking by-law in the spring, lighting-up on campus and in the city of London has changed. As of May 31, the Smoke-Free Ontario Act prohibits smoking in all workplaces and enclosed public places like restaurants, bars, s... Read this article

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Career Corner: Need a job?
The experts in Career Services can help you increase your chances of finding what you need. Guaranteed! If you are looking for a part-time, full-time or summer job you are invited to visit the Fanshawe College Career Resource Centre in room F2010. C... Read this article

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Welcome (or welcome back) to Fanshawe College! You've likely found there's a lot you need to know, and FATS is here to help you. Look to this regular column for dates, deadlines and directions so you don't wind up in difficulties. Look f... Read this article

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President's Perspective: FSU Pres' heads cheering section
Welcome students to Fanshawe College. As corny as it may sound, you have made a wicked decision coming to Fanshawe. This is my 3rd year at the college, and honestly, I have no idea how they are going to get me out the door at the end of my term. My ... Read this article

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Safety first at work
While in college, many students aren't concerned with workplace hazards, but a local, student-run organization is telling young people to take safety into their own hands. Entering its seventh consecutive year of training high school, college an... Read this article

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Exec Corner: Save the high school drama for yo' momma
Scared, and/or curious and a first year student or just someone who wants something to read? Hi first year student (or person who is really bored), I hope you are having a good time so far, I know I am. I've been attending Fanshawe College for abou... Read this article

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Facebook shows its ugly side
VANCOUVER (CUP) — With over 7.5 million users, Facebook.com is the ultimate networking tool. But many students aren't aware of the dangers of an open social networking website, especially one that can be accessed by professors, administrators, ... Read this article

Opinion

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Being pissed off means you're paying attention
Welcome new and returning students of the socially conscious persuasion. I hope Mother Nature's summer treated you well. Did you barbecue your poor skin to an unhealthy and unattractive crispy brown under the exposed yellow heat lamp we call the ... Read this article

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Canadian response to AIDS crisis is shameful and embarrassing
VICTORIA (CUP) — Hundreds of doctors, scientists and policy-makers from around the world descended on Toronto Aug. 13-18 for the 16th International AIDS Conference. This is the single largest conference of its kind in the world, and represents ... Read this article

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Faith Meets Life: A positive spin on ‘stabbings' and ‘shootings'
This summer I bought a kayak. I've taken it onto a nearby lake a few times. I love the lake. I love seeing it in the morning when the mist is curling off the water like in a Group of Seven painting. I love seeing it in rainy weather when it is se... Read this article

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It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel . . . fine?
Victoria (CUP) — Recent doomsday speculation by scientists and the media has me pondering what would be the best route to ride out Earth's untimely demise. The following are my top five picks for the most desirable ways for us to join the v... Read this article

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Leave homesickness at home
I don't understand why when someone misses home- he or she is called homesick. To me the word homesick means the exact opposite. Technically, if you were “homesick”, you should be tired of sleeping in the same-old, tired bedroom that... Read this article

Culture

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Bedouin Soundclash to rock Fanshawe frosh
It's not unusual for a reggae band to come out of Kingston, but not usually Kingston, Ontario. That's where the members of Bedouin Soundclash met while attending Queen's University. However unusual it may seem, the result is still undeni... Read this article

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A real passion for local fashion
In an age when the Internet is being used to connect people from one end of the globe to the other, one London-based photographer is retooling the global medium to network in the local fashion industry. The site, Read this article

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Seconds To Go last all night
London native's, Seconds to Go, had their CD release show at Call The Office on Friday, August 18. And it couldn't have been a more impressive performance. Even before the band had hit the stage you could feel the intensity and anticipation ... Read this article

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Musical Ramblings: Hoobastank third album better than OK
Some people kinda scoff at people like me, who enjoy heavier music, actually looked forward and purchased to new Hoobastank releases. Now, if I ever have to listen to the song (not the CD) “The Reason” one more time, I think I may puke. ... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: Crazy for Swayze's Roadhouse
In Dirty Dancing, Sir Patrick Swayze danced his way into our hearts. In this week's film selection, Road House, Swayze rips our throats out, sticks his hand through our oral cavity, and grabs hold of our hearts once again.

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Back to the beginning: A history of the video game
Beep, boop. Beep-boop WATERLOO (CUP) These are the sounds my friend Jesse and I heard after hooking up his Atari® 2600, the first-ever home video game console to feature the luxury of removable cartridges, not to mention wood panelling. The gam... Read this article

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My Bites and Bytes: Burnout Revenge for the Xbox 360
I loved the Burnout series for the Xbox and “Revenge” was the best of the bunch. That game actually made me put Halo 2 on the backburner for a bitůso that's saying a lot. While I completed most of the events to perfection on the origi... Read this article

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My Bites and Bytes: Wondershowzen a dose of culture and crack
Are you the type of person that loves to see how far a show will go just to offend? Shows like “South Park,” “The Simpsons,” “Married With Children” and “Family Guy” all have tried (and succeeded many t... Read this article

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An Inconvenient Truth a gut-check on climate change
EDMONTON (CUP) According to Al Gore, we're all going to die. Well, maybe he doesn't go that far, but in An Inconvenient Truth, the former U.S. vice-president lays out the facts behind global warming and what the cataclysmic results could be ... Read this article

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The dark side of the world
Edmonton (CUP) — In the near future, we will be under constant, omnipresent surveillance, our every action categorized and logged by scanners capable of seeing straight through us. The abstract wars on terror and drugs will have devoured themse... Read this article

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Ask the Sex Doc: Masturbation: How much is too much
Dear Sex Doc; I'm 18 and in my first year of university and I think I'm addicted to jerking off. Is it normal for me to want to jack off every day? I'm sorry, but I'd rather play with myself than do Calculus. Sore Dick Failing Math a... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) The gate is open, and the road ahead is straight and smooth. Aries is out like a shot, claiming instant ownership of the new school year. You're everywhere at once but still fully present in mind and body. Taurus (Apri... Read this article

Leisure

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Allard brings experience to Falcons
The prospects for this year's Falcon's badminton team just got a whole lot brighter, now that Nathaniel Allard has signed on to play men's singles. Allard, who has been a competitive force within the OCAA badminton league for two years w... Read this article

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Around the Ring: SummerSlam teeters on edge of quality PPV
The summer has come and gone and so has the 19th SummerSlam. Was it exciting? Was it full of action. Well, sort of. I believe that this SummerSlam sums up how the WWE has been doing for the past four months and I believe that it's a good way to s... Read this article

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Fun and Fitness: Fanshawe does fitness
Welcome back, returning Fanshawe students and a big warm welcome to all of you who are coming here for the first time. My name is Rick Melo and I currently work in the Fanshawe College Community Fitness Centre as a Fitness Consultant and Members Serv... Read this article

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So long to the good old ball game
WATERLOO (CUP) “You've got a diamond. You've got nine men. You've got a hat and a bat. And that's not all!” Perhaps the Blue Jays knew something that others didn't when they introduced this catchy seventh-inning stretc... Read this article

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Motoring: Little things don't add up to much on Mitsubishi Galant
The last time I spent time with the Mitsubishi Galant, things didn't go quite so well. The car, on top of a lot of noticeable drawbacks, did something that no press car has ever done to me, and that is break down.

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