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Country music culture doesn't clearly represent the true rural lifestyle
Your favourite country artists are lying to you about what the country lifestyle is really like. Read more

Some of the cons to legalizing cannabis
With the possibility of marijuana being legal come July 1, 2018, not everyone agrees with having this drug become more acceptable to use. Read more

Rock the Park Music Festival has something for everyone
Sponsored by Jones Entertainment Group: Rock the Park takes place in Harris Park this year from July 11 to 14. Entering its 15th year, Rock the Park brings thousands of music fans to downtown London for four days every July, rain or shine. Read more

Why marijuana should be legalized
After being illegal in Canada for almost a century, marijuana may become legal this summer and there are several benefits to this. Read more

From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to a new volume and season with the Interrobang. Read more

Nahm'sayin? Kombucha is a waste of time, money and taste buds
If you're looking to improve your health by drinking Kombucha, don't. If you feel like you need to ingest millions of bacteria in a bottle of disappointment, just eat some expired yogurt and save yourself the trouble. Read more

Voting: Figuring out an ideal age to make a democratic decision and sticking with it
A typical argument in favour of reform points to one of the many other freedoms currently afforded to 16 year-olds. The most common: 'they can drive, why can't they vote?' Read more

From the Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This issue happens to be our final paper of the school year, or at least until our summer issue is released. Read more

Mind your mind: Social media malaise
Though social media can be an enjoyable experience, it's always good to unplug and perhaps delete some apps for a while for your mind, body and soul. Read more

Ineffective professors, like underachieving students, should be held accountable
Just as students need to follow rules and regulations when it comes to obtaining an education, instructors should also follow a code of conduct in order to help students achieve academic goals. Read more

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

Don't take away phones at concerts
If you've ever been to a concert or any live performance in the era of smartphones, you've definitely seen large crowds of concert goers using their phones instead of focusing on the artist. Some performers, such as Jack White, have had enough of this phenomenon. Read more

If you want to help the homeless stop giving them spare change
Undoubtedly, dropping two dollars in an overturned hat makes one feel good. Though, does it actually make a difference? By and large, homelessness is not a standalone issue, it is a symptom. Read more

From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This week's paper features a number of interesting news, lifestyles and sports stories sure to keep you invested and keen on learning more about what's happening in and around Fanshawe, as well as the London community as a whole. Read more

A variety of stimuli had to come together to create the chaos of St. Patrick's Day 2012
On March 17, in an ostensible celebration of Ireland's patron saint, college and university students across the city will don shamrock hats and emerald shirts as they blast the Dropkick Murphys and drink Jameson and Guinness. Read more

High school to post-secondary: The stereotypes live on
I am definitely not the first person to notice that there is a stigma around college-level courses. Many believe that taking university-level courses means that you are more intelligent than those in college-level courses. Read more

From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This week's paper features a number of interesting news, lifestyles and sports stories, along with a neat anime feature and some St. Patrick's Day articles. Read more

Tinder is great, but it's not the same as meeting people in real life: The trials and tribulations of online dating
I have a love-hate relationship with Tinder. On one hand, it's great because it provides you the opportunity to meet and hang out with cool people or engage in the occasional sexual liaison. Read more

Photoshop is destroying society's self-esteem
With digital usage at a rise, and the average person spending around 12 hours consuming media coverage and seeing approximately 3,000 advertisements daily, the element of Photoshop can be detrimental to the physical and mental health of everyone in today's society. Read more

From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This week’s paper is filled with a number of news and lifestyles pieces, as well as having a focus on Geek pride culture, since this is out geek themed issue. Read more

Hedley: When it's time to let go
The long-time running Canadian band Hedley were accused by many young women on social media earlier this month of sexually assaulting them in the past couple of years. Read more

Hufflepuff is the greatest house at Hogwarts
Brantford (CUP) - I'm sick of people saying Hufflepuffs are whoozies and I'm tired of stuck-up sacs of scum calling our sacred badgers pushovers. This cocky world would be nowhere without our humble Hufflepuffs. Nowhere. Read more

From the editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This week's paper is filled with a number of news and lifestyles pieces, as well as having a focus on the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) elections, as they are fast approaching at the beginning of March. Read more

An unmentionable crisis: Suicide on campus
On Feb. 7, the Western Gazette reported that students at Western University voted overwhelmingly in support of prioritizing mental health over other on-campus concerns moving into the future. Read more

Stanley verdict of not guilty a slap in the face of reconciliation
All across Canada Indigenous peoples have been angered, shocked and saddened by the not guilty verdict in the Colten Boushie case.  Read more

From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This week's paper is filled with a number of news and lifestyles pieces, as well as a strong focus on financial-based articles, as the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) heads into Financial Awareness Week Read more

Keep bystander effect in mind when witnessing acts of injustice in public
When I traveled to Toronto, I was looking forward to seeing Canada's largest urban centre for the first time. Read more

Let's talk about Bell Let's Talk: The problem isn't stigma, it's discrimination
Hamilton (CUP) - Today Bell once again held another successful 'Let's Talk' campaign, working to challenge the stigma associated with mental illness, and add to the millions they have already raised in support of mental health initiatives across Canada.

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From The Editor
Welcome back Fanshawe students, staff, faculty and community members to another week and issue of the Interrobang. This week’s paper is filled with a number of news and lifestyles pieces, as well as a strong focus on diversity-based articles, as the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) heads into Diversity Week. Read more

Being single on Valentine's Day
It is that time of the year again. Where every room you walk into is decked out with pink and red hearts, where everyone is romantic, sending each other flowers and chocolate, going on dates etc. Read more

The impact and importance of truly understanding Canadian history
When I sat in the seats for this production, I did not know what to expect. All I knew was that the entire cast were black women, and that it touched on Canadian history. Read more

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