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Interrobang issue for Monday, September 18th, 2006

News

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Project Speakeasy IV still in full-force
Local authorities are looking to maintain a positive community environment by cracking down on out-of-control students. It was a busy week for Project Speakeasy officers, as more than 170 provincial offence notices were issued for various provincial... Read this article

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New building purchased by Fanshawe
Fanshawe College hopes to strengthen a diminishing trades industry with its latest purchase. With aspirations of using it for skilled trades and industrial courses, Fanshawe College has purchased the former Small Business Centre on Oxford Street Eas... Read this article

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Rain or shine, Shinerama brings a crowd
For over four decades college and university students from around the country have shined shoes, washed cars, danced, sang and begged in the name of cystic fibrosis.

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Wikipedia a poor substitute for old-fashioned research
VANCOUVER (CUP) -- Although Wikipedia continues to be a popular resource for students, a great deal of contention exists over its credibility and its propriety as an academic resource. Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia that uses an unusual selecti... Read this article

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Around the world briefs
Pakistan — Pakinstani President, Pervez Musharraf, has reportedly refused to shut-down anti-western extremist schools within the country. The reports come from Sunil Ram, a former officer in the Canadian Forces, who teaches at an American mil... Read this article

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Afghan mission ending terror, Prime Minister says
OTTAWA (CUP) -- Five years after New York's World Trade Center towers were destroyed by two hijacked airplanes, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the Canadian mission in Afghanistan would help end Sept. 11 “terror.” Speaking under t... Read this article

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President's Perspective: Pres loves email and Haggis
No matter how many emails I get a day, I love to get email. I love regular mail too, but there is something about email and the buzz of my Blackberry letting me know that someone needs my help that makes me just a little bit excited. I cannot count ... Read this article

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
I'm getting a new Student Loan. Once your completed OSAP Confirmation of Enrolment form is processed by the Financial Aid Office and by the ministry, the ministry will tell the National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) and/or your previous ... Read this article

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Exec Corner: Exec admits to being a ‘dork'
Why I'm a dork… To start we should look up a legit definition for the term “dork” so let's go see what Wikipedia.org. says.  Wikipedia defines dork as: “A slang for a quirky and usually socially inept person, or one wh... Read this article

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Career Corner: Work Study for $$$$$$
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Why not check out the Work Study Program and if you qualify you might just find yourself working on campus in a college department or with the Fanshawe Student Union. The purpose of Work Study is to assist stu... Read this article

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Woman dead, 19 wounded in Montreal college shooting
MONTREAL (CUP) -- A lone gunman, known now as Kimveer Gill, entered a downtown Montreal's Dawson college and opened fire on crowds of students Sept. 13, killing one woman and wounding 19 others. Gill was eventually tracked down by police and kil... Read this article

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LOOKING FOR A JOB? PART-TIME JOBS FOR STUDENTS…
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resu... Read this article

Opinion

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Canada's new role in the war on terror
Since October 2001 Canada has been a part of the coalition forces in Afghanistan. This was all fine in the beginning. Canadians still held on to the belief that we are a peaceful nation, normally involved in peace-keeping operations. So it was a pre... Read this article

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What, Me Worry?: Revamping high school curriculum
Let's take a step back and see if we can't figure out how we got ourselves into this mess. We live in a society where indifferent adults, breed indifferent children. A viscous circle that is no doubt caused by generations of two kinds of pa... Read this article

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Letter to the editor: ^URS texters
Submitted: September 7, 2006 So, back here at Fanshawe for a week and I've developed a new pet peeve! People on cell phones.... oh, wait...I think I need to be more specific before I come off as a hypocritical user of one of these handy little de... Read this article

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Letter to the editor: Airing 9/11 documentary disrespectful
Submitted: September 11,2006 I watched some of the coverage of the 9/11 anniversary before heading to class on Monday and was expecting to see similar coverage throughout the day at Fanshawe. What I actually saw when I got there was TV sets rolled... Read this article

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Faith Meets Life: Is Christianity the greatest hoax ever told?
The recent success of the book and movie, The Da Vinci Code, raises the question of the authenticity of Christian faith. So does the publication of the Gospel of Judas earlier this year. The question is, were the stories of Jesus that we have in the... Read this article

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The problem with techno-voyeurism
MONTREAL (CUP) —- Drunken exhibitionists beware -- your friends may not be the only ones reading your MySpace blog about how you got trashed last weekend and slept with your significant other's best friend. Anyone could be reading your pro... Read this article

Culture

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Shotgun Rules rules the Office stage
London's own Shotgun Rules headlined a high-energy show at Call The Office recently which previewed new tracks off their yet to be released album.

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Students hail Haggis's return to Fanshawe
Fanshawe rolled-out the red carpet last week when former student and Oscar winner, Paul Haggis, returned to the college to talk with students about his recent accomplishments. Haggis attended Fanshawe in the early 70s and was enrolled in a film st... Read this article

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Internet phone for serious surfers
Another week and more time wasted surfing the internet instead of doing work. I'm back again to share more internet gems with you and hope that some of these sites will waste your time as well. Samuel L Jackson Beer! - Read this article

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My Bites and Bytes: The best of XBOX Arcade
XBOX LIVE ARCADE One of the best things that happened to the Xbox 360 is the abundance of titles that have come out for their Xbox Live Arcade. In this edition, I'm going to run down a few of the titles that are worth your five to ten dollars.... Read this article

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LFE , the place to be
Everyone who's anyone in the local fashion scene will be attending the first annual London Fashion Exchange (LFE) Networking Party, held at the London Arts Project at 203 Dundas St, on September 22. The purpose behind this event is to unite loca... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: No Holds Barred holds nothing back
No Holds Barred (1989) With 24” pythons, a truckload of charisma and a moustache that put those of Tom Selleck and Saddam Hussein to shame, Hulk Hogan was on top of the world in 1989. He was the World Wrestling Federation champion, and his imag... Read this article

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My Bites and Bytes: Beavis and Butthead are back, DVD
Beavis and Butthead: The Mike Judge Collection Volume Two and Three I decided to combine this review because there's only so much that you can say about each DVD set, but as a whole, you can probably nail it in one small section. This past summe... Read this article

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Malibu, East London most gluttonous treasure
If you haven't already ventured up to Dundas Street for some eats just yet you may just want to saunter your way down to the Malibu Restaurant, located at 1622 Dundas Street, just west of Second Street, about a 20 minute walk from Fanshawe or a f... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Your favourite game is begging to be played professionally. Others are so impressed that they might not even bother to compete. Capitalize on your speed and strength. Be careful about the fires you start. ... Read this article

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Ask the Sex Doc: Sex Doc has all the answers for Fanshawe's ‘DJ Jizzy'
Dear Sex Doc; I was wondering if there was anyway a man can increase the volume of his jizz? I want to be able to shoot a high volume every time I have sex with my girlfriend, but find with the frequency of sex my jizz load seems to diminish and se... Read this article

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Music this week in London
Band: Avenged Sevenfold Date: Wednesday, September 20 2006, 7p.m. Venue: Centennial Hall Fresh off a summer tour sharing the main stage of Ozzfest 2006 with such bands as Ozzy Osbourne, System of a Down, and Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold is kic... Read this article

Leisure

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Fanshawe Athletics prepared for season
Fanshawe College is not wasting any time jumping into the 2006 — 2007 athletic season. “Things are happening really quick,” said Men's Athletic Officer Ernie Durocher. With intercollegiate sports and intramural sports right ar... Read this article

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OCAA Golf Championships being hosted by Fanshawe
A future Mike Weir or Annika Sorenstam may be coming to London in the beginning of October. The best golfers in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) will be coming to London from October 2 to 4 to compete in the 2006 OCAA Men's and W... Read this article

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Sports in Seconds: Tigers are taking over in Mo-Town
It was only three years ago (2003) that the Detroit Tigers were the laughing stock of Major League Baseball (MLB), and broke the American League record of 119 losses in a single season. But how times have changed for the men in Detroit. They have tu... Read this article

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Fun and Fitness: Boys…do you floss with those?
Sometimes I think guys should be more like girls when it comes to resistance training. Girls are always focused on sculpting their bodies in a very proportionate manner. Girls regularly schedule an equal amount of time for training their legs as th... Read this article

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Dysfunctional Sports: Carter's rise and fall in Toronto
The Toronto Raptors will begin their season this year with a very new look. The 2006/07 season has brought in a lot of European players to the basketball team, in hopes of making the playoffs this year. Names like Jorge Garbajosa, Uros Slokar, Rasho ... Read this article

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Motoring: Air-conditioned seats make Lincoln Zephyr a cool ride
This is the new Lincoln Zephyr, but not for long. After just one-year of sales, Lincoln has decided to change the name of this model to MkZ (Pronounced: Mark Zee, perhaps to entice modern day Zorro's into buying one).

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Around the Ring: Predictions for RAW Unforgiven PPV
Alrighty! It's that time of the month where a Raw PPV overshadows a mediocre Smackdown TV program and gives us the ol' “let's give ‘em a Raw preview of the PPV where nothing really happens.” So, with that said, let'... Read this article

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