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Interrobang issue for Monday, September 10th, 2007

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Mentoring takes learning beyond classroom
Mentoring For Success accepting students now Mentoring For Success is celebrating its third year at Fanshawe this fall by aiming to sign up as many students as possible in this year's program. For those of you who don't know, Mentoring Fo... Read more

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Students take colleges to court
Lawyers say hidden fees went against two-year tuition freeze It's believed to be the largest class-action suit ever launched against Ontario's colleges, and we're all involved. The plaintiffs are challenging that the 24 Ontario colleg... Read more

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Police target noisy, drunk students
It's not a new program, but it has been renamed. “Project Speakeasy,” which started in 2005, is now being called Liquor Enforcement and Reduction of Noise (L.E.A.R.N.). The initiative, which operates during the months of September a... Read more

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Fanshawe one of three colleges to get Autism program
Fanshawe's introduction to the new Autism and Behavioural Science's program pretty much appeared over night, or as near to it as possible. Fanshawe was one of three Ontario colleges chosen in March of this year to receive a collaborative $5... Read more

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110 hardhats donated to students
All 110 first-year students in Fanshawe's Carpentry Techniques program received a hardhat from the London Home Builders' Association last Wednesday.

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Elections coming to campus
In preparation for the upcoming provincial elections, the college is setting up advanced voter registration, as well as voting on-campus for students and staff. The registration dates are September 17 and 18, and a booth will be set up in both resid... Read more

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How much are you worth?
If you've ever wanted to know how much you're worth, we've found the website for you. Through much research (well...Thursday night web-surfing while watching “Grey's Anatomy” DVDs kind of counts as research) the editorial ... Read more

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Career Corner: Applying yourself through Work Study
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? 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. T... Read more

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Career Corner: Get career advice from the professionals
Fanshawe's Career Services can help you find a job that fits your timetable If you are (or will be) looking for a part-time or full-time job you are invited to visit Fanshawe College Career Services and use the Career Resource Centre in F201... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Using WebAdvisor to save you time “I just want to log in.” Go to https://www.webadvisor.fanshawec.ca. Click on Log In (near the top) and enter your username and passwo... Read more

Opinion

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Let him entertain you
Welcome back Fanshawe students. I hope everyone had an amazing summer and an awesome first week back. Summer seemed like it flew by and we are already balls-deep into the books again. As your new Vice President of Entertainment, I want to ensure the... Read more

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9/11 questions still go unanswered
As the sixth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, a large and growing number of victims' families, firefighters, physics professors, engineers, political experts, economists, students and average people are questioning the governments official account... Read more

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How politics could take over your kegger
“Politics is the art of controlling your environment.” Hunter S. Thompson 1968 wasn't the best year in US history. January saw the beginning of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam. In April Martin Luther King Jr. was killed. In June Rober... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: What would Mother Teresa Do?
The current issue of Time has Mother Teresa on its cover. The article inside reviews the new book on her life, Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light. Inside the book reviewer David van Biema finds decades worth of letters written by the founder of the Mis... Read more

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Preventing roommate hell
Living with parents or family members is one thing, but living with friends or a total stranger is a completely different story. The living style in which you grew up in has paved the way for your future living patterns, and you have Mommy and Daddy... Read more

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What's lurking in your bathroom?
You wake up groggy from a late night of cramming and head for the bathroom. Your morning routine starts with washing and conditioning your hair, scrubbing yourself down, cleaning your face and brushing your teeth. Then you start applying the array o... Read more

Lifestyles

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Cinema Connoisseur: 80s flick boasts burgers, bosoms and Butkus
Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986) It's a couple of weeks into the school year now, and I'm sure most of you have come to the realization that things just aren't working out. You have made a horrible mistake. Fear not, all you have t... Read more

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Mario hosting one lame party on Wii
Nintendo Wii: Mario Party 8 I've never been that big of a Mario Party fan. I think when the first one was release for the N64, I played it for a weekend with some buds and had a decent time with it. I just thought that the game was way too ran... Read more

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Online gaming
It's time again to surf the net and bring forth the fun that will waste your time when you're supposed to be studying and/or working. Make sure that if there are any sites that you want me to check out that you regularly go to or run (band si... Read more

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So you want to be in a rock band?: The state of music in a digital world
Who's really at fault for declining sales, heightened piracy and lower standards of music as an artform? When The Police have to cancel tour dates due to poor ticket sales and Bon Jovi holds the top position on the weekly Soundscan charts for ... Read more

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Don't Rush to see this flick
After a six-year interlude Rush Hour 3 returns to our screens, it however conveys exactly what is nonetheless expected. In other words, a completely predictable, unintelligent and spectacularly unspecial movie. But really, who cares? A piece of advi... Read more

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Mobile set to rock Fanshawe during Frosh
They have only been a few short weeks removed from their US tour and American release of their album, Tomorrow Starts Today, and Mobile are already back in the studio recording their second album. The Montréal-bred, Toronto-based band is finally hit... Read more

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Protesting never sounded so good
Protest the Hero take storytelling to a whole new level on Kezia. The self proclaimed “abstract rock 'n' roll babies of the flapper persuasion” are coming to Fanshawe. Originally from Whitby, Ontario, this metal core band rel... Read more

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Bands set for New Music Night
In last November's issue of Q magazine, Bono from U2 was asked to list the songs he wished he had written. Among the few he chose, one so happened to be a creation of Emm Gryner's. Gryner is a Canadian songwriter who has garnered the attenti... Read more

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Revisiting classic heavy metal sounds
This week, my classic album comes from a band from Brooklyn New York who have been together now for about 18 years. As this band released more albums, their songwriting has matured and the band has created probably better CDs than this classic as a w... Read more

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Big stars shine bright in fairytale film, Stardust
Willow, The Princess Bride, Pan's Labyrinth, and many more will come to mind while you are watching Stardust, and for good reason. Director Matthew Vaughn delivers a consistently thrilling, delightful and engaging adaptation of the acclaimed fantasy... Read more

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Nanny Diaries goes beyond typical coming-of-age tale
The Nanny Diaries Need a refresher course on why becoming a nanny might not be the best idea? Then watch this movie. The Nanny Diaries follows Annie Braddock (Scarlett Johansson), a business graduate who minored in anthropology, her true passion.... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: You never know what you will find on eBay
This week is going to be a little different. Although I said I was going to take the first few issues and go over some of the awesome stuff I've picked up over the summer, this week will be a look at two reissued disks. One did come out this summ... Read more

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First day fashion
Welcome to Fanshawe College. I have lived in London all my existence and I guarantee you will love it here. As your fashion “go—to-girl” I will help you, Fanshawe students, spend your money wisely. For proof that I am worthy of gui... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Energy is diffused. Key players are distracted. If you have big plans this week, you'll probably be disappointed. At least you have a chance to see potential partners or subjects of an investigation in their natural ... Read more

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Wonka, Wonka Muppets make puppet magic in Season 2
“The Muppet Show” Season 2 Although this show aired when I was just about to be born, I have always felt a personal bind to “The Muppet Show.” I suppose that's why I'm also a Star Wars fan. Ah…1977, what a great y... Read more

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Fashion Fashionista: Scarves, layering in for fall
This school year will bring on three of my all time favourite seasons, full of different colours, textures and eras of inspiration. These truly are the best years of your life; they will fly by as you learn more about yourself and those around you t... Read more

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Sports

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Around the Ring: Wrestling crackdown
Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for WWE after my last article, it seems like more crap has hit the fan — on high speed. Let's take a look at SummerSlam first. This was supposed to be one of WWE's main PPVs of the ye... Read more

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With a glimmer of empathy, Vick gets thrown a bone
Warning: The following commentary has nothing to do with Fanshawe College, Fanshawe Student Union or the Interrobang but is the comments of this sports writer, Jairus Patterson. Ok, I was not forced to write this disclaimer however I'm sure my... Read more

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Falcons soccer on the right track
By publication time, both the women and men's soccer teams will have named their teams for the upcoming season. That comes after over a week of tryouts for both squads. The men's side, coached by Paul D'Hollander, is hoping to build on l... Read more

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Falcons soar with the birds
The Fanshawe badminton squad heads into action with high expectations after their break out season this past year. With the leadership of many veteran players the Falcons were able to soar to a first overall rank in the Ontario College Athletic Asso... Read more

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Cashing in on Leaf drama
I'm slightly confused as to the Leafs most recent trade, which included the now suspended, forward Mark Bell. As far as the media is concerned, he was foisted on the team by the Sharks in an ‘It's him and Toskala or no Toskala at all... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: The price to pay to work on your fitness
It's the beginning of a new school year and many of you have questions about the Fanshawe College Community Fitness Centre rates. For those reading this issue of the Interrobang, I hope all your questions may be covered and resolved in this week... Read more

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Motoring: Tundra taking bite out of truck market
I have been told that I don't review trucks much, and they are right. In fact, in the last three years, the only pick-up truck I tested was the Cadillac Escalade EXT, which I know is not exactly a proper truck. The main reason I had not done tru... Read more

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