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Interrobang issue for Monday, November 13th, 2006

News

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Increasing number of college students faced with debt
Many college graduates are left with a diploma in one hand, and an inordinate amount of debt in the other. A report conducted by the Canadian Millennium Scholarship Foundation on student debt, released November 1 stated that debt levels have risen f... Read this article

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Local NDP MP to visit Fanshawe
If one of your dreams has been to chat with a prominent local female politician, now is your chance. On Wednesday, November 15, Irene Mathyssen, Member of Parliament, London-Fanshawe will be meeting with students at Fanshawe College for a question a... Read this article

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SAC opens up at first meeting
The newly elected Student Administrative Council (SAC) met last week to discuss the wants, needs and goings-on of students across campus, including revamping the student health plan. The first SAC meeting of the year opened with some very interestin... Read this article

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Briefs from around the world
United States - Democrats won a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in 12 years. The liberal-leaning party also took the Senate by one seat, which was decided by Virginia Democrat James Webb, who received only 7,000 mor... Read this article

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Celebrating Diversity
One of the great things about Fanshawe College is when you walk around the campus people of every culture and colour is well represented. Discovering the diversity of interesting people around the world and in our backyards is important to not only C... Read this article

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Career Corner: Pre and post interview prep
Finding the right job is a win-win strategy for both you and the employer. Preparation for the interview is critical as it is your first, and possibly only, opportunity to make a good impression. Follow these steps to ensure you are prepared for th... Read this article

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President's Perspective: Growing up is hard to do
So I'm sitting at home the other day, and the doorbell rings. I figure, why not, and get up and answer it. Lo and behold that was a mistake! Door to door salesman….ugh. So I try to quickly solve the problem by saying “my parents aren't... Read this article

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The adventures of Business Fanshawe
Nature of club: To explore, discuss and discover business with the aim of implementing an ambitious entrepreneurial idea each year, utilizing the $300 club funding from Fanshawe College as an initial investment. Purpose and objectives of club: T... Read this article

Opinion

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Transcontinental controversy
There is a period of “relative calm” in the Middle East. No Israeli civilians were killed this week but hundreds of Palestinian civilians were slaughtered in Israel's “offensive” in the Gaza strip. Israeli tank shells mas... Read this article

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What, me Worry? Exploring opinion on abortion
I'm writing this specifically as a rebuttal to that other big Christian bollix, Nathan Welch - the president of the so called Fanshawe Students for Life club, and the author of a bit of that bit of Christian propaganda cleverly disguised as a letter ... Read this article

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Getting dumped: The winner's approach to losing
Everyone has been there: “it just isn't good right now,” “I feel like you're invading my space,” “I'm just really confused,” and the good old, “it's not you, it's me.” Yeah, we'... Read this article

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Faith Meets Life: Bush running low on seats
As I'm writing, there is some question about how well the Democrats in the United States have done in this week's election. Apparently, there are some votes to be recounted in Virginia and, depending on the final numbers, the American Senate ... Read this article

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Letters to the editor
Fanshawe marketing unappealing RE: “Appealing to Students” Fanshawe's new marketing campaign November 2, 2006. Are you kidding me? Would you be so kind as to explain to me what you are marketing??? Did anyone research the meaning... Read this article

Culture

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: What's in a name?
Think back for a moment to highschool English class (yes, I know it may be painful for some of you) when you studied Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, and came across the legendary line, “What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any o... Read this article

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Slangdoll to shock the Shack
Is Metal your calling? Well it certainly is for Slangdoll, and these guys can really deal it out, aces high. Spreading their hard metal roots right here at Fanshawe, Slangdoll first formed in 2003 when guitarist Norm Weichel met drummer Josh Jenkins... Read this article

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My Bits and Bytes: Questioning the new generation of games
In the next two weeks, the final two systems of the next generation of gaming will be unleashed: The Nintendo Wii and the Playstation 3. I'm one of those geeks who LOVE to get their hands on the newest gaming technology as soon as possible. For ... Read this article

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Deftones turn up same sound
Deftones: Saturday Night Wrist Almost seven years after nu-metal was officially killed by Limp Bizkit's Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog-Flavoured Water, the Deftones are still associated with bands like Korn, Slipknot, and Disturbed.

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Peppers perform to perfection in Detroit
“C'mon girl, lets get it right.” This line from The Red Hot Chili Pepper's Stadium Arcadium “C'mon Girl,” definitely summed it up. Hailing from Los Angeles California, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are currently... Read this article

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Fanshawe Fashionista: Lulu crazy for quality
Although there are many different trends out there, one that seems to be catching on very quickly and dominating our lives is the trend to be fit and healthy. It's true that looking good and feeling physically great go hand in hand; it's in ... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: He-Man master of his domain, Universe
Masters of the Universe (1987) The Yankees versus the Red Sox. The Canadiens versus the Maple Leafs. The United States versus Iraq. Nicole Richie versus Steven Seagal. These are all great rivalries, but there is one feud with more drama, more emot... Read this article

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Movie Fun: Horror after the holiday
Just because Halloween is over, doesn't mean you have to shelve the gory, fun-fill horror flicks. Here comes a double dose of horror fun with two new DVD releases! Feast If you love From Dusk Till Dawn by Quentin Tarantino, you'll probably... Read this article

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Chef's Corner: Snack or appetizer, dip into something tasty
From creamy to chunky, with chips or bread, for a snack or as a condiment, dips are delicious, but often expensive and full of salt and fat. Sure, those little plastic containers from the deli case are easy enough and definitely tasty, but why spend ... Read this article

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New Tai Hu packs some heat in the Thai department
The first time ordering take-out from a restaurant is like gambling, sometimes you luck-out, but the majority of time you lose. When you walk into a dark dingy-looking eatery, even at five in the afternoon, not a soul in site and no one behind the co... Read this article

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Role reversal for local movie theatres
Two of Fanshawe's favourite movie theatres are switching their viewing line-ups. A once booming new release movie house, Cineplex Odeon Huron Marketplace, located on the corner of Huron and Highbury streets, has dropped it's price to $4.20 a... Read this article

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Miller's masterpiece reads well visually
Sin City by Frank Miller Wait a minute, Sin City may not be a novel by the traditional sense, but it is a graphic novel, and the genre has recently taken off and no longer confined to your local comic bookstore. Sin City is a series of graphic nov... Read this article

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Classic Canadian lit
Emily of New Moon by Lucy Maud Montgomery This first installment of the Emily of New Moon series tells the story of Emily Starr, a sensitive young girl whose entire world changes because of the death of her beloved father. She is beginning a new an... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Subtlety is lost on people who are too absorbed with their own problems. Save your gentle touch for responsive loved ones. Apply elbow grease and internal fortitude as needed. Those that you push will understand. Tauru... Read this article

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Classc Metal Review: Reliving Pantera's fury of music
When I'm asked about one of my favourite bands of all time, I usually put Pantera into that list. My sis bought my Vulgar Display of Power for my birthday one year, and from then on I was a freakin' major Pantera fan. Hell, most of my yearboo... Read this article

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This week @ The X
The X Christmas Feast for the people at the Rotholme Womens and Family Shelter will be Saturday, December 9 at 5pm. We will be serving food for 60 people and the X needs your help. If you would like to help us bring non-perishable food items, or Chr... Read this article

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Ask the Sex Doc: Wishing for right-sized wang
Dear Sex Doc; I read your comments about penis size to Determined to Have the Perfect Size. I get what you're saying… enjoy the hand you've been dealt. But, if someone has a really small penis (I mean a couple of inches) isn't there a ... Read this article

Leisure

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Falcons top OCAA, third nationally
The top team in Ontario is off to a fantastic start. The Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team is ranked first in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) and third in the entire Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA). With a 3-0... Read this article

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Sports in Seconds: Buyer beware: MLB spending season begins
Who will be this years Mike Hampton or Chan Ho Park? The Major League Baseball off-season free agency period is under way as a total of 170 MLB players have filed as of November 8. All potential free agents had until November 11 to file and then &md... Read this article

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Campbell makes history on Hockey Night in Canada
LANGLEY, B.C. (CUP) -- It was six hours till game time on Oct. 14, and Hockey Night in Canada executive producer Joel Darling needed to make a decision. The Toronto Maple Leafs were about to play the Calgary Flames. Veteran colour analyst Harry Neal... Read this article

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Fun and Fitness: The skinny on stretch marks
I'm a firm believer that in order to become the ultimate expert on anything, you have to experience it yourself. Does that mean that the best doctor of cancer isn't truly the best until he or she suffers through the illness first hand? This ... Read this article

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Athlete profiles of the week
The volleyball season is in full swing, so this week we took the opportunity to feature two volleyball players that have run the Falcon gauntlet before and have come back for more!

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Around the Ring: With Brit gone, K-Fed takes his turn in the ring
Call me an idiot, but I was kinda bored last Sunday and instead of settling for the greatness that is Sunday night TV featuring “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy,” I ordered the WWE's Cyber Sunday PPV. It was probably the be... Read this article

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Motoring: Dodge Calibur is cut below average
I have always hated CVT transmissions, always had and for what I thought, I would always will. So, when I learned the new Dodge Caliber is only available with a CVT automatic transmission (manual is also available, but all auto's are CVT units),... Read this article

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