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Interrobang issue for Monday, March 12th, 2007

News

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Let the races begin
The posters are up and the candidates are ready to battle as the FSU election for next year's executive council officially begins. The race to watch is that for President. The two candidates, J.P Renzella and Travis Mazereeuw, have similar backg... Read this article

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Scheduling conflict cause long waits
There is too much time on the hands of various technology students. Students in the Architecture program at Fanshawe College have been faced with some inconvenient and questionable time gaps within their schedule for this current winter academic ter... Read this article

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Two seats missing from the SAC
Since February two members of the Student Advisory Council have resigned, leaving Human Services and General Studies students without a representative on council. Caitlyn Yearwood, the representative from General Studies Division who also held the p... Read this article

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Around the world briefs
Indonesia: At least 49 people died, but many escaped, after an Indonesian passenger jet overshot the runway and burst into flames on landing in the cultural capital of Yogyakarta last Wednesday. Sudan: Two African Union peacekeepers have been ki... Read this article

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SAC back to business after the break
Social events and sports were the major topics of conversation at SAC meeting number nine on Monday, March 5, 2007. The meeting opened with the President's report as usual, followed by the Executive reports. JP Renzella, VP Internal Affairs rep... Read this article

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Career Corner: Finding strength in your weaknesses
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness you can ... Read this article

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President's Perspective: On your mark, get set, GO
As executive elections open this week, it is with pleasure and pain that I start writing this article. Seeing the posters makes reality set in that apparently, I don't have a job in two months. Holy crap. Watching the new candidates with all the... Read this article

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Exec Corner: Here's to the next 75 per cent
I'm sitting here looking at my computer much the same as you are sitting there reading this paper. I find myself unable to completely relax, it's coming to that time where everything is either falling into or out of place. Exams are soon app... Read this article

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Making a Grade or Fee Appeal How much time do I have appeal? You have 30 calendar days from the end of term to appeal for that term. Is there anybody I can talk to about this, confidentially? You can talk to the Ombuds at 519.452.4430, x4755.... Read this article

Opinion

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Support in Iraq dwindling
American hegemony is crumbling under the weight of its own superiority complex and poorly-planned foreign policy. The American empire is on the decline, and united we fall. The “coalition of the willing” can now easily be replaced with t... Read this article

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Creating Canadian Idols
Continued from last week... Last week I began by thinking about the Dixie Chicks and their documentary, Shut Up and Sing. I ended by noting that the Chicks challenged the nearly blind loyalty that some Americans give to their president and the milit... Read this article

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Image killed the should-be rock star
After many months of interviewing bands and almost four months of seeing “new” bands play in London at various venues, I have come to the conclusion that the music scene, as I once knew it, is dead. I had this feeling in my gut that musi... Read this article

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‘Communism or death' not such a bad option
WINNIPEG (CUP) -- With speculation growing surrounding the health of President Fidel Castro, many are wondering what will happen to Cuba's communist movement. Late last July, presidential duties were temporarily delegated to his brother and vice-pres... Read this article

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Letters to the editor.......
Making it legal There are new drugs being used and discovered and they are coming out faster than the government can legislate it illegal. Right now you can get access to Legal Speed, Morning Glory, which are seeds that have the same effects as ac... Read this article

Culture

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Hoolie snatches big gig opening for The Trews
A Fanshawe-based band will be snatching the spotlight in an upcoming Fanshawe concert. The Hoolie Snatch will be the opening act for The Trews on Tuesday, March 13. Jen Kees, lead singer, from Toronto; Eric Walker, guitar, from Ottawa; Mike Smith, b... Read this article

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: The rules of rock
Your albums are your livelihood, your art, your creation. Inspired by your feelings and decorated with your thoughts. They are you in a musical form: a reflection of what you stand for, what makes you tick, what breaks your heart and what will repair... Read this article

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Cinema Connoisseur: With some luck from the Irish, this Leprechaun strikes gold
Leprechaun 4: In Space (1997) Top o' the morning to ya. St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching, so this week I have decided to showcase one of the Emerald Isle's most acclaimed films. This week I take a look at Leprechaun 4: In Space. ... Read this article

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The Reason for listening to music
In spite of my opinion on the music scene and how much I have come to hate it recently (see “Image killed the should-be rock star,” page 7), The Reason has really made me feel better about everything. Adam White (vocals), James Nelan (gu... Read this article

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Finch left unique stamp on emo-culture bands of today
Starting out as a Deftones cover band called Numb, Finch creatively blended their musical influences and mixed them across various musical genres to create a sound all their own and help influence a whole new era in music. In 2001 Richard Reines, ow... Read this article

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Chef's Corner: Hot and exotic dishes for the extreme cold
It is still winter and it still sucks. Some fortunate students spent Slack Week in balmy destinations. However, the majority were, like me, stuck in snowy, slushy, shivery South-Western Ontario. For those who now miss the tropical life, and those who... Read this article

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Fashion Fashionista: Feeding your foot fetish
Most of us are up to our ankles in ice and snow right now, but spring is just around the corner and couldn't come soon enough to finally let our pretty, polished feet be adorned with the seasons best once again. Although North America is sharing ... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) The weekend has ended, but you're not ready to stop. This is where you have an edge over the conventional, the lazy and the tired. When Aries knows exactly what he or she wants, it's easy to work alone. Taurus ... Read this article

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Ask the Sex Doc: NEWS FLASH: Doc says pubes have little purpose
Dear Sex Doc; I'm not sure if you know the answer for this, but it's a question that has puzzled me for quite some time. Why do humans have pubes? I mean what is the purpose behind pubic hair? Ms. Bush @ NAIT Dear Ms. Bush @ NAIT It seems ... Read this article

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My Bits and Bytes: Vintage games for serious gamers
There have been a slew of awesome games that have appeared on the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console. I know we're in the next level of gaming, but sometimes returning to older games makes you appreciate the evolution of graphics and game design. Have ... Read this article

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Musical Ramblings: New vocalist gives solid sound to MNEMIC
MNEMIC - Passenger Just like when Anthrax changed from longtime vocalist Joey Belladonna to John Bush (don't get me started on the “reunion that's no longer a reunion” garbage), Amorphis changed their vocalist and if you're... Read this article

Leisure

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Men's hoops off to CCAA's in Truro
The Fanshawe Falcons men's basketball team will be soaring to the east coast for the national championships. After capturing the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) provincial title the Fanshawe Falcons men's basketball team will tr... Read this article

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Men's basketball team captures gold in OCAA
A picture perfect season was completed at the OCAA championships. The Fanshawe Falcon's men's basketball team followed their undefeated regular season (14-0) with a flawless showing at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) champio... Read this article

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Sports in Seconds: The true bottom line in sports
“I've paid my dues.” Every championship athlete in North America inevitably hears these opening lyrics from the song “We are the Champions” by Queen, as they celebrate winning the final game of the year in their respected... Read this article

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Falcons represent Ontario at CCAA Championships
Fanshawe will be representing Ontario at the national badminton championships. A team consisting of all the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) gold medal winners represented Team Ontario in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA)... Read this article

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Fun and Fitness: Gym ettiquette tips to avoid getting your ass kicked
There are certain things you should do, and other things you should avoid at all costs in any given situation. For example, if you want to avoid police trouble, you should use common sense, follow the laws, and avoid being a dink. The same guidelines... Read this article

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Around the Ring: No hype for Wrestlemania
Can you believe this? Only three weeks and there is no real hype leading up to Wrestlemania. The Undertaker/Batista match should be entertaining but they've already done what they can with two faces and the same goes for the HBK and Cena feud. ... Read this article

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Motoring: 2007 Audi S6 placed high on pedestal
People often ask me about who makes the best cars in the world. I tell them that the top three manufacturers are as follows: at number three is Subaru, at number two is Porsche and the top step goes to Audi. The reason I put Audi on such a pedestal ... Read this article

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