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Interrobang issue for Monday, November 10th, 2008

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Fanshawe receives $1 million donation
Fanshawe College received a seven-figure donation last week during the Business and Information Technology Awards ceremony. Families, students and faculty gathered in the James A. Colvin Atrium in B Building on October 29 to celebrate the donation a... Read more

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Clearing up cellphone confusion
The risks are high yet there is no proof on whether or not hand-held devices are the leading cause of accidents on our roads today. Drivers are more increasingly using wireless devices everywhere over the globe.

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Fanshawe rallies to lower tutition
Colleges and Universities across the province came together to challenge the lack of investment in post-secondary education. “We cannot take a ‘no,' and we don't have any money for a ‘no' answer, because when it came to Afg... Read more

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Where do your eggs come from?
Hens in this country and around the world are being mistreated so we can have eggs on our plates Imagine spending each waking moment in a tiny wire cage. Wire cages holding hens exist and are all joined together in rows, sometimes on top of one a... Read more

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Career Corner: First impressions count on the job hunt
Making a good first impression is important, whether it is for a blind date, a chance to meet ‘the in-laws' or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make and this is true in all of these cas... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Thwarting thieves, and other housing issues The Housing Mediation Service, in the Student Success Centre (F2010), provides information to help students, landlords and neighbours who have issues around living in the London community. Here are some ... Read more

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Students descend on Queen's Park to fight fees
TORONTO (CUP) — The news that Ontario is now a have-not province and will be receiving federal equalization payments came as a shock to many. Students in Ontario have long considered themselves in this category, however, due to their dubious di... Read more

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Annual Report 2007-2008 Volume XV
In accordance with the Ombuds Office terms of reference, this annual report is submitted to the President of the College and the Ombuds Advisory Committee. The report covers the period from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008, and is available to any membe... Read more

Opinion

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It's now Obama's time
“The more things change, the more they stay the same.” 19th century French writer Jean-Baptiste Karr. Beware of complacency everyone. Now that Barack Obama is the President Elect of the United States there's a strong possibility ... Read more

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Try not to make money mistakes
There's a table just outside of the Oasis, which I'm sure you've seen. It's always there. Maybe there's a girl there. Maybe there are two girls there. Sometimes they have laptops with them. Most people don't know what they'... Read more

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Once a politician, always a politician
To the millions of people around the world who jumped for joy upon hearing of Barack Obama's victory; enjoy this hopeful moment, because it won't last long. It's time to meet the new boss, same as the old boss. All we've done here is... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Stephen Lewis - The last prophet
Like a prophet straight out of the pages of the Old Testament, Stephen Lewis speaks these days on the environment, railing against western governments for doing as little as possible. Last week I heard him at a fund raising dinner for the Nova Scotia... Read more

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Fanshawe got some action
Wednesday, November 5 was the National Day of Action. Students gathered all over to protest the raise in tuition fees. At Fanshawe, a rally was held in Forwell Hall where students could sign a petition to lower tuition fees and listen to guest speake... Read more

Lifestyles

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Careers are moving fast for The Stills
“It's a mind-blowing amount of people,” Tim Fletcher, lead singer and guitarist for The Stills said. “Bigger than most towns, villages and small cities of the world.” He was talking about a crowd his band played for on J... Read more

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Arkells end tour in London
The Arkells will play their last show of their national tour in London at Cowboys bar. The five-piece band from Hamilton, Ontario met up at McMaster University and have spent the last two years making a name for themselves, a name that has landed the... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Talking metal with Bison BC
This week, you're going to be treated with an interview I got to do with Dan And who is a member of Metal Blade's newest acquisitions, Vancouver's Bison BC. Their new disc, Quiet Earth just dropped a couple weeks ago. Pete: I read that ... Read more

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Big prizes at hip-hop battle
On Friday, November 7, 2008, 16 producers go head-to-head in a hip hop battle, showcasing their own productions against each other in front of a panel of judges who are Shad-K, Mic Boogie, D-Sisive. CHRW's “The Come Up Show” DJ Chedo... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Zombie film offers blood, boobs and Bush (George W. Bush that is)
Zombie Strippers (2008) History was made this week when Barack Obama was elected President of the United States. Barack promises change — but what if there was no change? What if George W. Bush was allowed to serve a third, or even fourth-te... Read more

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Payne does justice to video game movies
Max Payne Max Payne makes the transition from video game to movie easily, turning out a dark action movie that is a definite hit. Max Payne (Mark Wahlberg) is in a dead end position in the unsolved cases department within the police force in New ... Read more

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Finally, a positive female role model
Known best for her acting and her famous husband Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson has quickly become one of my favourite fashion columnists since she started writing for the American magazine Harpers Bazaar. Although Wilson has only written eight articles for... Read more

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Products that are worth the price
There are some things worth splurging on, like a designer bag, and others worth saving on, like a cami. But what about mascara? Or foundation, for that matter? Is it better to get the tried and true CoverGirl basics, or to have Chanel on your lashes?... Read more

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Hot off Toronto's runway
The five-minute call is announced as people scramble to their designated seats. The lights dim and then flash back on; perfectly in-sync with the booming music as the first model appears on the catwalk. The front rows are occupied by posh industry p... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: Why ‘chicks with pics' rock
When life throws opposition in your direction, you can either stand your ground or sulk in a corner, and though expelling angst has its proper time and place, I'm sure you'll all agree that very little has ever been accomplished, in terms of ... Read more

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Hot/Not
Hot Gifts Galore Giving one another little gifts for no reason at all shows a lot. It's a reminder that you are someone special in his or her life. Public Affection Don't over-do it in public, but a nice bear hug, bird peck and a litt... Read more

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Scandal and amateurs in gaming industry
The gaming industry is young, and the publications covering the industry are even younger. Right now, and for the last few years, gaming publishers have been going through a lot of growing pains as they're hitting the main stream. While it's ... Read more

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My Bits and Bytes: Battle of the bands, and guitar
Guitar Hero World Tour (Band Kit) for the Xbox 360 I know, I know. I could spend my money on better things, but I love gaming, music and having fun with my friends. Suffice to say, although I was really happy with Rock Band 2 and their new and imp... Read more

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Comics
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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Head for the exit as soon as you spot one. Beggars think that they can be choosers, but doing so will only delay their relief. The game in which you're trapped needs to end right now. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) St... Read more

Sports

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Around the Ring: TNA and WWE storylines pique interest
What an interesting week in wrestling. A few key developments happened that could affect both TNA and WWE. On the TNA side of things, Scott Steiner has joined the Main Event Mafia. While I'm not a big Steiner fan (I actually would be overjoyed i... Read more

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Opening up with v-ball's Corby
The Vitals Name: Ryan Corby Sport: Varsity Volleyball Age: 22 Field of Study: Architecture Favourite thing about being on the team? Probably the competition, teammates, brotherhood and friendship.

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Fun and Fitness: Negative caloric balance key to weight loss
If I've harped about it once I've harped about it a million times. Losing weight all comes down to a negative caloric balance. In other words, you need to be expending more calories than your body requires to maintain your current weight. We... Read more

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Silva's antics overshadow dominance
After digesting what was the controversial and confusing event that was UFC 90, there has been much backlash and opinion changes to the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world; Anderson Silva. If you weren't able to watch the fight or hear wha... Read more

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Motoring: Dodge Journey has its pluses
Timing is everything. That applies to everything in life, but probably the industry this applies to most is the automotive market. A few years back, when gas was relatively cheap and everyone was crazy about horsepower, Chrysler came out with the 30... Read more

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