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Interrobang issue for Monday, October 20th, 2008

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Dwindling water supply
Students want nothing more than to have access to clean, potable drinking water. New buildings currently being built in colleges and universities across Canada are denied rights when it comes to the installation of drinking fountains. A Canadian Cen... Read more

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New FSU VPs elected
FSU by-election results came in last week with no real surprises. Almost no one voted. With Fanshawe's full-time student body, as indicated by the Office of the Registrar, nearly 18,000 students walk the Falcon halls everyday. With voter turnout at... Read more

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Paramedic student update
Saturday, August 23 Fanshawe College Paramedic students held a charity car wash and barbeque event at both the City of London EMS Headquarters (Station 1) on York Street and the City of St. Thomas EMS Headquarters (Station 1) on Edward Street. A t... Read more

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Darfur: Through the eyes of children
On October 27-31, the award-winning Human Rights Watch exhibit, “Darfur Drawn: The Conflict in Darfur Through Children's Eyes” will be hosted in the Siskind Gallery in H Building. The exhibit, which features paper and crayon drawings... Read more

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Chili cook-off for a cause
The United Way Campaign will kick off its first ‘Best Chili Contest on Tuesday October 21, 2008. There will be four judges deciding which chili they love the best by submitting one ballot for their personal favourite. Judging will take place ... Read more

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Career Corner: Beyond the cover letter
In addition to the cover letter, which accompanies a resume, there are several other kinds of letters used in correspondence with prospective employers. Every written communication you have with an employer is one more opportunity for you to demonst... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows
Getting ready for the Graduation ceremony Before the ceremony: 1. Check FanshaweOnline to confirm your grad status and order your tickets. If you miss the deadline to order tickets online, call the Graduation Office at 519.452.4123. You don'... Read more

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Tuition fees on the rise
Ontario once again higher than national average OTTAWA (CUP) — Students across Canada have experienced a 3.6 per cent increase in tuition fees for the 2008-09 academic year compared to last year, according to a recent Statistics Canada repor... Read more

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Working in the sex trade: A college student bares all
VICTORIA (CUP) — She gets good grades, loves her dog, plays guitar, and jogs for half-hour every morning. Ashley (not her real name) transferred to the University of Victoria this fall after spending three years at Camosun College in British Co... Read more

Opinion

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Letter to the editor...
RE: The Sex Issue published October 14, 2008, Volume 41 Issue No.9 I am writing in regard to the “The Sex Issue” put out by the Interrobang for the week of October 14th 2008. While I applaud the Interrobang's efforts to educate the s... Read more

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Bloated by a meaningless election
“Many journalists appeared to be in the terminal stages of Campaign Bloat, a gruesome kind of false-fat condition that is said to be connected somehow with failing adrenal glands. The swelling begins within 24 hours of that moment when the vic... Read more

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Judge this article by the headline
The most famous philosophers of ancient Greece had little money and long grey beards (don't get bored and go read something else, I'm actually going somewhere with this). They could be found in the street sharing their ideas and philosophy wi... Read more

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Election post mortem
This past week has brought some close fought contests, some blowouts, some intriguing upsets, and leaders getting fired. And that was just a busy weekend in college football. Canada's 40th federal election had its share of interesting storylines... Read more

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‘Spirit Train' stopped on its tracks
A group of student and indigenous activists from Six Nations, Toronto, Waterloo, London, Kitchener and Guelph, blockaded the tracks and hung anti-Olympics banners and Native Unity flags off a ‘Canadian Pacific (CP)' rail overpass on Highway... Read more

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Are you in a midterm slump?
It's the fourth week of October and I spent all of yesterday in a complete fog. I have no idea how I got from one class to the next or from home to school or back. Here at Fanshawe that means its midterm time and I'm experiencing the dreaded... Read more

Lifestyles

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Winning through the eye of a lens
Do you enjoy capturing beauty in a way that is only explainable through photographic art? Whether you are a photography student or an amateur who has an eye for a good shot and would like an opportunity for others to view your excellence, why not su... Read more

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They may owe it all to Beyonce
In 2004, The Waking Eyes took to the airwaves with Video Sound, their major label debut which fused garage rock and indie-pop, creating catchy, yet invariably distinctive songs. Stations like FM96 and Edge 102 picked up the singles, and it wasn't... Read more

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Oasis continues to roll with Dig Out Your Soul
Oasis Dig Out Your Soul Before I write about the latest release from Oasis, let me get a few things out of the way. Noel and Liam Gallagher are opinionated, like to drink and are known to argue with one another. Anyone who writes an article abou... Read more

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Metallica makes up for lost time on new disc
Here it is: a review of one of the most anticipated releases of the year (and no, it's not Chinese Democracy.) Metallica Death Magnetic I grew up listening to “old school” Metallica. My first taste of the band came courtesy of t... Read more

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Simon says, be yourself
Everyone loves a good makeover. Right? Rarely do you hear or read someone who hates to see or give makeovers to women. Simon Doonan, author of five books, columnist for the New York Observer since 1999 and the creative director at New York's Bar... Read more

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What's old is new again
There's something about the whimsical world of vintage that excites me. Maybe it's the thrill of digging up a unique garment and putting my own modern twist on it. Or perhaps it's the fun of imagining how it was worn during its era of pop... Read more

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Calling all fashion femmes
Ring, Ring, it's Stefano Gabbana. Not likely, but you can at least have a cell phone designed by him and his partner Domenico Dolce. The gold D & G Razr was the first of its kind in the way of couture cell phones back in 2006, but many other meg... Read more

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DVDs add hilarity to your Halloween
It's one of my favourite times of the year! I love watching horror movies all year round, but there's something about that brisk October air that makes me want to sit down, have a couple frosties and get scared. I'm going to give some mor... Read more

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Rodanthe's the grandmother of girly movies
Nights in Rodanthe Nicholas Sparks has done it again by writing a great book and turning it into a heart warming, spirit-lifting, tear-jerking movie in Nights in Rodanthe. Adrienne (Diane Lane) has recently separated from her husband Jack (Chris... Read more

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Tokyo Game Show underwhelms
From October 9-12, Japan's capital was home to Tokyo Game Show 2008 (TGS). Two weeks ago we previewed the event, including Microsoft's keynote, what to expect from Sony and what the Japanese Role Playing Games (RPGs) prospects were for the sh... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: Are drugs good or bad in the business of rock?
Despite the fatal health risks associated with substance abuse (including, but not limited to death), not to mention the high probability of finding out that you fathered a child years after a forbidden drug-induced affair and that said child has bee... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Take another giant stride, and another one after that. You wonder why life can't always be this way. Use your roaring energy to make up for lost time. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) It's nice to be so focused, but... Read more

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Sports

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Falcon runners ahead of the pack
Some of you can handle the treadmill for a good 20 minutes, while I am confident that others can't even jog to catch the bus without wheezing. Regardless, no matter what you're athletic capability is one thing for sure is that any member of t... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Taking time out to workout
It's kind of hard to believe that we're at midterms already. I guess time flies when you're having fun and not studying. At the same time, you can tell October has kicked in because everyone's starting to trip out. Students are now ge... Read more

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Will Brits have the advantage at English fight?
UFC Middleweight superstar, Michael Bisping is making his climb to the top of the middleweight ranks and is hoping to one day challenge for the world title. But for now the British brute will battle it out with Chris Leben in a bout that would propel... Read more

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Around the Ring: Good news as TNA impresses
Let's start off with a WTF moment: WWE has parted ways with Lance Cade! I can't believe this! Wasn't it only three weeks ago where Cade got the cover on HBK? Mind you, right after the PPV, HBK destroyed Cade in less than three minutes wit... Read more

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Motoring: Corolla a better buy than Matrix
Toyota is ‘The' largest car company in the world. It took over that title last year from GM and is showing no signs of handing it back. So how did Toyota become the biggest car company on the planet? Simple, by making some great small cars... Read more

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