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Fat bald man wins Distinguished Alumni award
With Halloween-themed condoms, lacy bras in various sizes, more than one 8-inch dildo lollipop and 25 years of entertainment paraphernalia scattered throughout John b. Young's office, you would think the 8x10 cluttered space belonged to a college... Read more

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Fanshawe exclusivity deal with Coke is “the Real Thing”
Coke got one step closer to world domination last week when Fanshawe College and the Student Union negotiated a five-year deal with Cola-Cola, which would guarantee the beverage dealer exclusive rights to sell their product throughout the entire scho... Read more

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Marketing students Reach for the Top
Every November for the past 26 years, Fanshawe has sent its best marketing students to meet with the rest of Ontario's top college marketing students to see who is the best at critical-thinking, creativity, problem-solving and knowledge in busine... Read more

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United Way kicks off Fanshawe campaign
With an annual fundraising goal of $6.4 million, the United Way of London-Middlesex has kicked off its two week United Way campaign at Fanshawe College. Last year Fanshawe alone raised over $31,000, while the entire city raised $6.1 million towards ... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
How do I graduate? In a few days, you'll see a lot of activity in J Building, as hundreds of successful students cross the graduation stage and are officially welcomed as new alumni. Do you plan to finish your certificate, diploma or degree pr... Read more

Opinion

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“Oh, he wont bite!”
I'll get this out of the way right now so there is no misunderstanding…I am not an animal lover. Ever since a childhood incident with a German Shepherd I've had a particular fear of dogs, but the truth be told I don't like cats all that m... Read more

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The truth is stranger than fiction
As an avid reader of the National Post, I always manage to find crazy little stories hidden in there (or blatantly put at the top of a page) that I read in total amusement. Then I take a moment to ponder and realize that they were not kidding. Next ... Read more

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Letter of the Week: Quality of life, not right to life, highlighted in recent newspaper ad
Last weeks Interrobang contained an ad for London's “Right to Life”. For those of you who missed it or don't remember, let me summarize. The ad read as follows. “I will take my first breath, I will play little league, I wil... Read more

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Fanshawe Fashionista: Who are the real fashion victims here?
Many people are receiving a lot of heat these days for keeping up with the latest fashion trends. Leather and fur apparel and accessories for this season are gaining popularity worldwide, and protesters of this fashion trend see it as nothing but a ... Read more

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Looking for God: an Ongoing Tale - New friend, new theory
Tamara Jacobs sits down with Jeff, a friend of hers. They've come to meet with Mitch, a former college chaplain who still gets to the college now and then, especially since Tamara has been meeting with him weekly. She contacted him at the begin... Read more

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New Age Gentleman: You might be right, but you're an asshole
Hello dear readers! I was talking with a friend of mine and he was relating a story to me.  A story about bad mannerisms, one that served as an excellent example how someone who is totally right can suddenly be totally wrong in the blink of an eye. ... Read more

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My wit, no longer sharper than my knives
I was dicing some carrots last week and I noticed that my knife wasn't very sharp. I thought to myself, “Gee, I wish I had a convenient place to sharpen my knives.” Well, didn't I feel like a fool when the next day I was walking ... Read more

Lifestyles

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Album Review: Fiery concept for debut
A Dozen Furies is the band that won the first ever Battle for Ozzfest contest last year. I never paid much attention to the whole Ozzfest competition, because I figured it really wouldn't introduce me to any bands with substance. Boy, was I wrong... Read more

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The Trews return to Fanshawe
In less than one month The Trews opened for the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin alumnus Robert Plant, two accomplishments most Canadian bands only dream about, which is why this band deserves the self-proclaimed title of hardest working band in Canad... Read more

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This week on the X
Halloween is coming up and you probably don't want to sacrifice your house for a sloppy dress up party. 106.9 The X is having TWO Halloween pub night parties at the newest and hottest club in town, Rum Runners. On Saturday October 29th your favor... Read more

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Chain letter Net-iquette: worthy or worthless?
I got a chain letter the other day with this scary photo (shown below) attached. The chain letter told me that if I didn't send the letter and photo on to five people, this decomposing corpse would visit me in the night, get hit by a car, or some... Read more

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2-hour music video Elizabethtown sucks
Elizabethtown sucked. I should stop writing there because in the end that's all that really matters, but I feel so strongly about this movie's crappiness that it deserves further explanation. There was so much hope for Cameron Crowe. With hi... Read more

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DVD Review: Annoyance, not tension caused by new horror flick
We all need more horror in our lives this time of year, right? Sure we do! That's why I needed to see High Tension. It's the movie that Lions Gate picked up so we could see it in our part of the world. High Tension was shot in France, so t... Read more

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Exec Corner: Hey, don't knock my Halloween spirit!
Halloween is here!!!!. I can't believe how excited I am. I think Halloween got better when I moved out. And I have no idea why that is. Halloween may even be my favourite holiday, although Christmas is an incredibly close second. I feel like thi... Read more

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Ms. Guidance: Airing your dirty laundry; how to deal with liars
Dear Ms. Guidance, I live in an old house converted into six apartments. My neighbours are nice enough, however we all share one laundry room and every time I go to do my laundry the same neighbour is also doing theirs — I can tell by the dete... Read more

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Burt Reynolds is all over the Internet
Welcome back to the twisted world of the Internet! I'm your wonderful host, Pete, and I'm here to bring you some of the strangest or most fun stuff on the net (without resorting to people doing things with uh, their own waste). What did I fin... Read more

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The Grand Theatre succeeds again with Trying
The posters and playbills for the Grand Theatre's season opener, Trying feature a torn autumn maple leaf superimposed with the following quote from Carl Jung; “In the second half of life, the necessity is imposed of recognizing no longer th... Read more

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Speaking on death and dying
Life and death was the topic on Thursday October 20 as the Letters & Arts Society presented its first guest author of the year, Dr. David Kuhl, a palliative care physician-turned-author from Vancouver, BC. Dr. Kuhl started by speaking humbly and bri... Read more

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I want my MTV
Hi folks, for your reading pleasure.... another installment of The Volume! This month we got a whole bucket full of music goodness for ya. We have a review of the new Blackalicious album, some show reviews, a brief glimpse into the wonderful world ... Read more

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CANAD-INDIE
There's no trying to deny it my fellow Canadians, other nations label us with a series of ridiculous stereotypes that we can't get away from. There's the hockey, the doughnuts, and the absurd notion that we use the word “eh” ... Read more

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Meshuggah Rules The Universe
Every so often, a man experiences something explosive. Some men have detonated nuclear blasts, and some men have had explosive diarrhea. What I experienced on October 5th at the Guvernment in Toronto was somewhere in between the two. Meshuggah, haili... Read more

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Harvey Danger Vs Selling CD's
How do you find your music? How do you hear about new bands and new styles? Two hundred years ago it was traveling bards, eighty years ago it was radio, and 20 years ago MTV began bombarding us with music with images. The latest phase in this evol... Read more

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Controller. Controller.
When I go to a show, I like to witness the entire line-up because, if booked properly (and I've been privy to ones that weren't and it's not pretty), the opening bands usually give you an indication of where the headliners are coming from... Read more

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Metal Bands
Last time around, I gave you all an introduction to the more commonly known and well-established forms of heavy metal. Today we're taking a look at slightly less mainstream styles of metal, which are generally stranger and more extreme than the c... Read more

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Blackalicious - The Craft
In the polarized world of hip hop/rap, somewhere in between 50 Cent and Sweatshop Union, exists the hip hop group known as Blackalicious. Blackalicious has earned a reputation in the underground as a group that consistently puts out quality product a... Read more

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Dates to watch for in November
Monday Oct 31. Kardinal Offishall Mod Club. (Toronto) $15 Tuesday Nov 1. MXPX & Relient K w/ Rufio. Kool Haus. (Toronto) $25 Spoon @ Phoenix (Toronto). $20 Wednesday Nov 2. Constantines w/ The Hold Steady. Opera House. $17.50 Super Furry Ani... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You start off hot but end up cool. Certain individuals will revert to their essential and difficult selves no matter what you have to say about it. Someone has to clean up the mess, and it's obviously your turn. Taurus... Read more

Sports

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Women scrape by with ugly win
It wasn't pretty, but the Falcon women will take it. The Fanshawe Falcon women's basketball team defeated the Mohawk Mountaineers 58-51 on October 26. Despite the win, the Falcons did not perform very well and were lucky to squeak out the vi... Read more

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Falcons came home for successful weekend
A complete sweep took place during Homecoming weekend for Fanshawe Athletics. The Fanshawe Falcon men's and women's volleyball teams, and the men's and women's basketball teams were all successful during the annual Homecoming event o... Read more

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Colon doctors too raw for RAW
Smackdown, oh Smackdown! Are you trying to get attention by having RAW superstars show up on your show? Shouldn't you have had more attention by having former RAW superstars on your show now like Chris Benoit, Christian and Randy Orton? Oh yeah, ... Read more

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Bad calls contribute to Falcons home court loss
The Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team dropped a close contest to the Mohawk Mountaineers by a final score of 82-77. Despite leading the majority of the game, the Falcons let their lead slip away — which was as great as 11 points at one ... Read more

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Fun and Fitness - Etiquette Part II: No staring at the ladies
Last week, I went over some proper gym etiquette we should all follow to the best of our abilities. The list included situations such as lowering your weights under control to avoid breaking equipment and injuring bystanders. So as promised, let... Read more

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Sports Seconds: Injury forces a new perspective
Sport is a vehicle that provides entertainment and pleasure to countless individuals across Canada, however, it is definitely a side note compared to the well being of ones life. Sebastien Savage, a 24-year-old athlete from the University of Moncton... Read more

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Womens team ready for Nationals
With nationals looming, the Falcon women still have to take care of some business. The Fanshawe women's soccer team is heading to Ottawa on October 28 to compete against the Mohawk Mountaineers in an Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) ... Read more

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Forester XT as impressive as a Porche?
If you are in the market for a new car and want a practical vehicle for everyday use, look closely at the Subaru Forester. If you are in the market for a practical vehicle for everyday use, but with eye opening performance, then look no further than... Read more

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Yagi takes it to the net
1. Who is your favourite basketball player? Dwayne Wade, because of his role in Beyond The Glory 2. What is your favourite piece of equipment? Basketball shoes

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