Current Issue: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Interrobang

Interrobang Archives

OPINION

Tips should not replace salary
Liquor servers in both Ontario and British Columbia are paid a lower minimum wage. In Quebec, there is a separate, and lower, minimum wage for all tipped employees. In light of this policy change, now is the time to discuss why gratuities should not replace salary. Read more

Get an iLoan for the new iPhone: What an Apple lover thinks of the new iPhone X
Being a fan of Apple these days is kind of like being a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Sure they're both pretty good looking on the surface but when it comes time to perform... well at least they're both pretty good looking. Read more

From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another issue of the Interrobang. Read more

How to find your academic passion
Because of my varied interests in multiple disciplines, I've always had trouble trying to determine my academic passions. Read more

Helpful advice for international students: When homesickness is a little further away
Transitioning from high school to university is already a big and challenging step, but as an international student, this step suddenly seems so much bigger. Read more

Reyno Rants: My roommate moonlights as a lumberjack
When living away from home, there was a long list of awful roommates that I met. There was the mold-lord, abandoning dishes in the sink until they turned from white to a sickly gray-green colour. Read more

From the Editor
Hello Fanshawe staff, faculty, students and community members and welcome to another issue of the Interrobang. Read more

From the Editor
With school and work back in session and everyone is steadily getting back into a routine, it's nice to not only catch up with friends, work and anything else that may have been put to the side while summer was in full swing, but also finding out what's new and exciting happening in and around the Fanshawe community is something to look into. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: Canada Day 2018 will be lit
As you likely have already heard, the Liberal government led by Trudeau have plans to announce legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana for those over 18 by July 1, 2018 according to Global News. Read more

Rumours of Grace: Climate change activists, don't give up
Today, as I write, is a good day for climate destruction and bad one for all those who have been active in the battle to save our global environment. The reason? The U.S. president signed an executive order cutting down what reporters are calling former President Obama's climate change legacy. Read more

Reyno Rants: How to ace your exam
This is it. The final stretch of college. Every keg stand, skipped class and Netflix marathon has been leading up to this. Final exams. Read more

Presidential wrap up
I would like to thank everyone who made this year the best it could be: FSU staff, Executive Council 2016-2017, the advice of wise old Bushell, college partners and most importantly, the students. Thank you again for one of the best years of my life. Read more
   1 comment has been made by readers about this article.

What Does Kerra Seay?: Damn, Donald
In news that would only surprise those who have been living under a rock for the last three months, President Donald Trump's approval rating has reached a record-breaking low. Read more

Circular economy
During a small discussion in a class I found out that I wasn't the only one interested in new economic models that could make a difference in the world. Read more

Letter to the Editor: Upshift London's transit
There has been a backlash of anti-transit from a group regarding London's attempt to implement rapid transit. This view seems to be very shortsighted and counter to the growth and development of London. Read more
   1 comment has been made by readers about this article.

Rumours of Grace: Opening borders: An act of faith
It was a bit awkward to watch him refusing to shake the hand of German chancellor, Angela Merkel. In ignoring her request during their photo op the U.S. president communicated that the two have their differences. Read more

Reyno Rants: Make spring great again
One minute we've got lovely weather; everyone's wearing thin sweaters and sporting their new sneakers. The next minute there's 100 kilometre per hour winds and a tree just crashed through the neighbour's roof. Read more
   1 comment has been made by readers about this article.

What Does Kerra Seay?: Can't repeat the past?
Everyone knows bad things come in sets of three. First we had Brexit. Then we had Trump. Does that mean O'Leary is next? Read more

Carl Sagan's fears continue to be true
Not many people from the general public know who Carl Sagan is. He was an astronomer, astrophysicist and cosmologist. Professor of astronomy and space science and director for the laboratory for planetary studies at Cornell University when he passed away. Read more

Rumours of Grace: Why I am subscribing to the New York Times
I admit that there are hours I get sucked into the vortex of news coming from the U.S. about President Trump. The commentary about his leadership is endless. CNN, Fox News, Breitbart, MSNBC and smaller news companies churn out video after video. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: This week in awful news
I'm a pessimist on a good day, and after the week the world just had I don't think you can blame me anymore. It's been a hell of a week, folks. Read more
   1 comment has been made by readers about this article.

Reyno Rants: Are you dating Netflix?
With more than 93 million Netflix subscriptions worldwide, the streaming service has over three times more subscribers than Trump has Twitter followers. Read more

Rumours of Grace: The Tale of the Good Asylum Seeker
The CBC has posted a story about Winnipeg restaurant owner, Mohammed Naser. There are of course many restaurant owners in Winnipeg. But what sets Naser apart from many others is that he is a refugee from Syria. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay: I can't quit you, Trump
I'll admit it, I'm guilty. I'm guilty of writing column after column after column about President Donald Trump and whatever scandal he managed to get himself into in the past week. Read more

Reyno Rants: You're playing an encore? How incredibly unexpected
You know what really pisses me off? Encores or at least the idea of an encore. If you've been to a concert in the last 50 years you've probably stood in a crowd of sweaty fans hooting and hollering after the headliner has left the stage. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: This apple fell far from the tree and rotted
Donald John Trump. Racist, sexist, xenophobic, homophobic; none of these descriptors should be surprising to anyone who witnessed his campaign or the first month of his presidency. Read more

Rumours of Grace: The lost habit of rest and why we love Trump
We like our caffeine fixes. They get us moving each morning; especially if they are laced with fructose laden flavour shots and, of course, the well-established standby, white granulate sugar. Read more

Rumours of Grace: Weddings and marriage, are they overrated?
A couple of weeks ago I listened to a middle-aged woman tell the story of the breakup with her husband. He came home one evening and they began talking about going out for supper. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: Diversity makes us stronger, not weaker
North American society as we know it is founded on the concept of immigrants and immigration. If you don't know this already, read a goddamn book. So why is anti-immigration rhetoric so popular right now? Read more

Reyno Rants: Giving the worst holiday this year the recognition it deserves
Valentine's Day is a joke. If you need to wait for the capitalist overseers to tell you it's alright to convey love and affection then you need to seriously rethink your relationship. Read more