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Protecting yourself in bed
Bringing a child into the world is one of the most beautiful, and amazing things anyone can experience. Having a child while you are still young, potentially still in school, and not completely set-up in life may not be the ideal situation for many ... Read more

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Risks involved for students hosting off-campus parties
Thinking of throwing another huge kegger' this weekend? Complete with beer bongs, beer pong, drinking games and keg stands? Although off-campus parties can garner some long-lasting fun memories, and some even more memorable hangovers, students n... Read more

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Students Africa bound
Invaluable life and job experience is included in a variety of internships available to college graduates. Fanshawe College's International Department in correspondence with a project undertaken by the Government of Canada's Youth Employment... Read more

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Hardware being handed out by Athletics
Fanshawe Athletics held their annual Awards banquet on Friday, April 13 at the Oasis in the Student Centre. Erica Carr and Jairus Patterson were the MC's for the event and oversaw the entire evening. Awards that were given out at the banquet we... Read more

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Hoops for a good cause
Two local charities will look to score big in an upcoming all-star basketball game. The 3rd annual All-Star Charity Shootout featuring all-star men's basketball players from the college and university ranks, will be competing to help raise funds... Read more

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Another year passes for Fanshawe Athletics
Another year has passed, another handful of medals have been awarded, and as far I am concerned, another exceptional all-around season for Fanshawe athletics is in the books. I first started covering Fanshawe Athletics in September 2005, when I was ... Read more

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Grindhouse takes gore, nudity, to an hilariously new level
Blood, gore, sex, vulgar comedic dialogue and a woman with a machine-gun for a leg. What more would you expect from a double feature film by directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez? Grindhouse, the latest project by Tarantino and Rodriguez... Read more

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Police use campus, students, for training
Police Foundations students got a taste of the real thing last week, when a select few were involved in a recent mock training with the London Police Service. In hopes of simulating a situation similar to the Dawson College shooting incident, the Lo... Read more

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Another musical success brought to you by Britain and Ipod
The Fratellis - Costello Music When listening to a new album, even if it is a disc by one of my favourite bands, often it takes multiple listens to completely gauge my level of like or dislike for that particular record. Well it only took about t... Read more

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Around the world briefs
United States - President George W. Bush recently said that the US is taking very seriously the ruling by the Supreme Court that the Environmental Protection Agency must regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles causing pollution. Bush sai... Read more

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Top college admin top 100k in 2006
Does anyone make hundreds of thousands of dollars a year? We do that. According to the annual Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, which was initiated in 1996, 31 Fanshawe College employees made over $100 000 in 2006. Leading the salary-pack at Fa... Read more

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Job Fair scam
Several London residents have been scammed after a recent job fair. London Police Service has notified the public about a developing investigation into the legitimacy of an employment fair held recently at a facility in London. The job fair was rep... Read more

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Caught red-handed: Fanshawe security caught on tape throwing Interrobang in trash
A security guard at Fanshawe College was caught on video surveillance cameras throwing copies of a controversial issue of the Interrobang in the garbage, while over a thousand copies of the student newspaper are still left unaccounted for. After a w... Read more

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Fanshawe athletes honoured for academic accomplishmnets
Several Fanshawe athletes are being recognized for their high-level of performance both academically and athletically. The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) and the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) announced the 2006-07 SIRC-CCAA... Read more

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Making skin a work of art
Following the lead of many celebrities, musicians and famous athletes, tattoos are becoming more accepted by society and subsequently many young people are expressing themselves through various forms and styles of body art. Joe Higgin, tattoo artist... Read more

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Spring-ing into action to keep the campus clean
A Spring-cleaning is in store for Fanshawe College. The Fanshawe Horticulture program is combining with various other groups at the College, including the newly founded environmental club and the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU), to conduct a campus-wid... Read more

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It's all about me
‘Generation Y' love themselves more then they love others, according to a recent study. Narcissism and entitlement among college students are at an all-time high, according to a study conducted by a San Diego State University researcher. T... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Intramural sports a great alternative
One way for former athletes to get the competitive juices flowing again is to participate in intramural sports. By former athlete, I mean someone who came to college and previously competed in varsity sports all throughout high school, and have subs... Read more

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Taking my face off Facebook
Spread the news everyone, I have just committed the eighth deadly sin - I have deactivated my online Facebook account. I first got introduced to Facebook, by my friend from the University of Western Ontario a couple of months ago and was told at the... Read more

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Technical production program closing
The curtain is closing on the theatre program at the Fanshawe College St. Thomas campus. Due to a continuous decline in applications over the past few years and the lack of applicants for the upcoming 2007/2008 academic year, college administration ... Read more

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Next year's council decided
And the winner is… Travis Mazereeuw. Mazereeuw defeated his competing FSU presidential candidate J.P. Renzella with a total of 690 votes to 587. Mazereeuw will now be the president of the FSU for the 2007/2008 academic year. Mazereeuw was elated to... Read more

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Sewell takes top athlete
with files from Jairus Patterson (106.9 The X) The Falcons walk away with the most prolific individual award in Canadian college hoops. Pat Sewell, a guard/forward on the Fanshawe Falcons men's basketball team was named the Canadian College... Read more

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Successful season ends in disappointment for Falcons
with files from Jairus Patterson (106.9 The X) [Truro, N.S] An injury to the Falcon's star player led to a disappointing finish to a very successful season for the men's basketball team last week. The Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball ... Read more

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Comedy on trial
A pair of Much Music comedians will be making stomachs hurt from laughter when they make a stop in London on March 25. Debra DiGiovanni and Trevor Boris combine together to form an entertaining comedic duo who are touring various locations in Ontari... Read more

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Fanshawe goes global
Globalization is becoming a reality for Fanshawe College. Gregg Erauw, international project specialist in Fanshawe's International Department, and Bruce Wilson, assistant manager for International Partnerships, recently helped create partnershi... Read more

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Fanshawe puts the kibosh on campaign slogan
“Vote or Die” is acceptable for many popular celebrities, but not for Fanshawe College. Posters that were placed around campus for the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) Executive Election created by Vice President of Entertainment candidate D... Read more

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Falcons represent Ontario at CCAA Championships
Fanshawe will be representing Ontario at the national badminton championships. A team consisting of all the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) gold medal winners represented Team Ontario in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA)... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: The true bottom line in sports
“I've paid my dues.” Every championship athlete in North America inevitably hears these opening lyrics from the song “We are the Champions” by Queen, as they celebrate winning the final game of the year in their respected... Read more

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Men's basketball team captures gold in OCAA
A picture perfect season was completed at the OCAA championships. The Fanshawe Falcon's men's basketball team followed their undefeated regular season (14-0) with a flawless showing at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) champio... Read more

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Men's hoops off to CCAA's in Truro
The Fanshawe Falcons men's basketball team will be soaring to the east coast for the national championships. After capturing the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) provincial title the Fanshawe Falcons men's basketball team will tr... Read more

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Hoolie snatches big gig opening for The Trews
A Fanshawe-based band will be snatching the spotlight in an upcoming Fanshawe concert. The Hoolie Snatch will be the opening act for The Trews on Tuesday, March 13. Jen Kees, lead singer, from Toronto; Eric Walker, guitar, from Ottawa; Mike Smith, b... Read more

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Scheduling conflict cause long waits
There is too much time on the hands of various technology students. Students in the Architecture program at Fanshawe College have been faced with some inconvenient and questionable time gaps within their schedule for this current winter academic ter... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Homophobia present in sports world
“You know, I hate gay people, so I let it be known,” former NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway said on a south Florida radio station in late February. “I don't like gay people and I don't like to be around gay people. I am homophobi... Read more

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Men's volleybal capture bronze medal at OCAA championships
The Falcons are very satisfied with a third place finish at the OCAA championships. The Fanshawe Falcon men's volleyball team won the bronze medal after finishing third at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) championships held at Ge... Read more

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Former Athletic Director passes away
Les Zoltai, Athletic Director at the College from 1964 to 1985, passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital, in London on Monday, February 26. Zoltai was the beloved husband of Yolanda Zoltai, the father of Judith Zoltai of Toronto, uncle to Aurora ... Read more

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Fanshawe Athletics in OCAA championship action
Falcons badminton team wins gold at provincials For the first time in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) history, two teams tied for first place at the OCAA badminton championship held at Centennial College from February 17 to February 1... Read more

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The Trews “Ready To Go” to Forwell Hall
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Facebook has officially taken over Fanshawe
A popular social networking site on the Internet is becoming part of the daily routine for many Fanshawe students. Facebook is an online social forum that allows mostly high school or college-aged individuals to connect with friends, share photos, c... Read more

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Sports Briefs - OCAA playoffs on horizon for Falcon teams
Men's hoops finish with perfect 14-0 record The Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team finished the OCAA regular season undefeated, 14-0, after defeating the St. Clair Saints 53-50 in the final regular season contest of the season. The Falco... Read more

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Men's volleyball eyeing OCAA birth
The Fanshawe Falcons men's volleyball team has some momentum heading into the OCAA championships. The Fanshawe Falcons men's volleyball team is currently in first place in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) West division as the... Read more

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Fanshawe student skips his way to the Nationals
Ryan Myler, a student in the Graphic Design program at Fanshawe College, took part in the M&M Meats Shops Canadian junior men's championship for curling held from February 3 to February 11. Myler, 20, from St. John's Newfoundland and his thr... Read more

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Student arrested after Career Fair protest
Security guards at Fanshawe College used excessive brutality tactics, according to an arrested protester. A student-organized protest turned sour at the Fanshawe College Career Fair that was held on Tuesday, February 13th on campus. Several students... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Colts take football's biggest game
They did it! The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Chicago Bears 29-17 on February 4 in Super Bowl XLI to become the undisputed professional football champions of the NFL and the world. The years of disappointment and anguish are simply a bleak memor... Read more

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Province invests in Fanshawe
Fanshawe College is cashing in thanks to the government. The McGuinty government announced its intentions on Friday, February 2 to make increased investments in post-secondary education in hopes of providing students in London with greater access to... Read more

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Students vote in favour of dental plan
Fanshawe College students now have a new reason to smile. The Fanshawe Student Union conducted a successful dental plan referendum by gaining the necessary votes required to include dental in students tuitions costs starting in September 2007. &ldq... Read more

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Crime continues to escalate on Fleming
The hit crime show “COPS” could make a new series based in London, specifically Fleming Drive. Following the break-and-enter that occurred on Wednesday, January 31, at 222 Fleming Drive, where personal possessions were stolen from the ho... Read more

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Fence raising hell with Fanshawe students
A new fence, which is obstructing many walking paths to and from campus, is causing uproar amongst Fanshawe students. Many students have expressed their concern with the new metal fence that has been installed around the Fanshawe College campus, esp... Read more

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Spring Break
Spring break is a time to party hard and possibly win a trip. The Interrobang is holding a contest for students at Fanshawe to win a trip for four to Panama City, Florida on spring break, courtesy of Breakaway Tours. One student from Fanshawe will ... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: The ‘almost' spring training adventure
All this talk about spring break has this sports fan thinking one thing: spring training. Major League pitchers and catchers begin travelling to their various spring training facilities starting February 14 while full rosters join them starting near... Read more

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Men's hoops remain perfect with 10-0
Perfect season is still in tact for men's basketball, but improvements are still in store. After defeating the Lambton Lions 86-73 on Wednesday, January 31, the Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team owns an undefeated 10-0 record in regular ... Read more

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Smokin' Aces doesn't fire on all cylinders
Having read several reviews regarding Smokin' Aces directed by Joe Carahan (Narc, 2002), I was intrigued by the fact that many writers compared the film to the genre of movie similar to the styles of director Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill, 2004), ... Read more

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Big Sisters offers opportunity to Fanshawe students
Brush aside that comb-over, Donald Trump. Big Sisters of London announced a fundraising event that mimics the hit America series “The Apprentice.” The Big Apprenticeship was created by Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Ottawa and the London b... Read more

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Student attacked in armed robbery
Guns were involved in the latest crime that took place near Fanshawe College. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31 a break-and-enter occurred on 222 Fleming Drive, just off the campus of Fanshawe College. According to Amanda Pfeffer,... Read more

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Passports mandatory for US-bound Canadian flyers
Starting January 23, and following the United States-led Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), citizens of Canada, the US, Mexico and Bermuda must present a passport to enter the US when arriving by air from any part of the Western Hemisphere.... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Canucks home serves as shrine to past glory
During my trip to beautiful Vancouver in British Columbia, as part of the Canadian University Press National Journalism Conference, I signed up for a sports reporters tour of General Motors (GM) Place, home of the National Hockey League's (NHL) V... Read more

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Students set to sink teeth into referendum
Fanshawe students will vote this week with a simple “yes” or “no “on whether dental coverage will be included in their student fees, for a cost of $75 per year. In order to pass, the FSU needs at least 20 per cent (2,500 peop... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: No jinxing the Colts this year
Nope, I'm not even thinking about it. For probably the last four or five years I have boldly made the prediction, that my team in the National Football League (NFL), the Indianapolis Colts was going to win the Super Bowl. And, for the past four... Read more

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Allard brings home gold
Lords hosting OCAA Basketball All-star games Durham College is set to host the 20th Annual OCAA Basketball All-Star Game on Saturday, January 20. The event will also feature fan favourites such as the Spalding/T. Litzen Sports OCAA 3-Point Shootou... Read more

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Dala bringing folk sound to Fanshawe's stage
Two young Toronto musicians are bringing their enchanting and soulful voices to Forwell Hall. Sheila Carabine, 22, and Amanda Walther, 24, combine to form the Canadian-folk-duo, known as Dala. Based out of Toronto, Ontario, and together since the su... Read more

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Cash available for the students taking
The Scholarships and Advancement Services department at Fanshawe College is looking into developing new methods ofincreasing awareness for the many awards, scholarships, and bursaries available to the student population. Rebecca Campbell, Support Of... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Professional Sports all-star fan balloting is a joke
Well, at least it didn't happen. The National Hockey League (NHL) released the results of their latest fan balloting for the 2006/2007 NHL All-Star game that will be held in Dallas on Wednesday, January 24. Finishing in third place in the Weste... Read more

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Men's cagers stumble in tourney
Men's basketball drop to third in country with tournament loss The St. Clair Saints upset the Fanshawe Falcons 71-68 in the Championship final in the 29th annual George Brown Invitational Tournament held January 6-7. Fanshawe went into the tou... Read more

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Fanshawe athletes strive for success with academics and sport
Student athletes are constantly faced with the pressure of balancing their hectic schedules academically with their equally demanding schedules in the athletic realm. The Fanshawe College Athletic Department has been taking the initiative to help ath... Read more

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An interview with the man who writes rock history
Alan Cross, music guru, author, and program director for 102.1 The Edge based out of Toronto has a wealth of knowledge regarding the history of rock music and has extensive experience in relation to the music industry. A career that started by hosti... Read more

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FSU taking care of your teeth
Fanshawe student's smiles could be getting a bit brighter in the near future. A referendum is going to be held from Tuesday, January 30 to Friday, February 2 on campus in regards to dental coverage being added to student's health benefits. ... Read more

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Concerns rise over Ombuds duel position on campus
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) are concerned with the potential conflict of interest involving students and the college Ombudsperson, who is also teaching within the college. Ian Darling, the current Ombudsperson at Fanshawe College has been servi... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Former teammate kicks for keeps in NFL
Suisham has finally secured a spot on a NFL roster. Last year I wrote an article on my former high school football teammate and Wallaceburg native, Shaun Suisham, who was at the time filling in for the injured kicker of the National Football League&... Read more

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My Chemical Romance steal show
Having seen My Chemical Romance (MCR) twice before, once in May of 2005 when they opened up for Green Day at the John Labatt Centre (JLC) and another time when they headlined the same venue in November of 2005, the musical progression and budding tal... Read more

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Weighing in on the ‘Freshman 15'
Fast food, lack of physical activity, and changing lifestyles are to blame for the increased ballooning-effect on college students across Canada. Although the fact that college and university students gain fifteen pounds in their first year of studi... Read more

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Exclusive with a mall Santa
For years children and adults-alike have flocked to the mall to get their picture taken with the fat man in a chair, surrounded by holiday elves and fake reindeer. Santa Claus, also known as Rick Raph, will be entertaining children and adults alike ... Read more

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Homegrown poinsettias for sale
Anyone want to put a smile on Mom's face this holiday season? Why not buy her a poinsettia. Second-year students in the Horticulture Technician program at Fanshawe College are currently selling poinsettias, which they have been nursing all seme... Read more

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Badminton, volleyball making headlines
Allard captures single title in Fanshawe badminton invitational A total of twelve Colleges and 132 athletes participated in the 17th Annual Fanshawe Invitational Badminton Tournament on November 24 to November 25. Defending 2005-2006 singles cha... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: All I want for Christmas...
The holiday season is a time to spend quality time with your friends and loved ones, make last minute trips to the shopping centre for Christmas gifts, and indulge in turkey feasts and holiday cocktails. It is also a time to hear my holiday wish lis... Read more

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Falcons number one in nation
Look no further than right here on campus for Canada's best college basketball team. The Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team was 6-0 going into their match-up with Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) West division rival Niagara Co... Read more

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Gryner “ready to rumble” with Jewel
If ‘The Bono' is giving you praise, you must be doing something right. Emm Gryner, a singer-songwriter from Forest Ontario and 1995 Music Industry Arts (MIA) Fanshawe graduate, came back to her alma mater on Friday, November 24 to speak wi... Read more

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Operation Rudolph cracking down on cyclists
Police will be stricter with cyclists this holiday season. After eight collisions in 2006 resulting in serious personal injury to cyclists, five of which resulted in death, the London police department is meeting the requirements of the law regardin... Read more

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Liberals take London-North Centre
Liberal candidate Glen Pearson won the London-North Centre by-election gathering 35 per cent of the votes. Right behind Pearson was second place finisher and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May who garnered 26 per cent of the votes. Liberal Leader Bill... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Sporting the connection between the college and athletics
Straying away from my usual professional-sports-based weekly column, I decided to provide a local spin. Having sat down recently with Mike Lindsay, manager of athletics for Fanshawe College, I discussed the co-relation the athletic program has with ... Read more

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Volleyball season under way
OCAA action is currently under way at Fanshawe College. The Fanshawe Falcons men's volleyball team is currently in first place in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) West division, while the Falcon woman are sitting in a tie for fir... Read more

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Living With Death
Continuous anticipation of death, and the regret of past promiscuity leaves Jay Tupholme with a constant agonizing struggle due to AIDS. Tupholme, 39 of London, has been diagnosed with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and suffers through t... Read more

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FSU launches new Internet café
Students will have to be careful not to spill their large lattes on the keyboard of the new Internet Café on campus. Located in the Student Union Building (SUB) building in room SUB1012, across from Forwell Hall and the Out Back Shack, a new Interne... Read more

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Fanshawe celebrates donation from RBC
Fanshawe College played host to a recognition luncheon in honour of a $75,000 donation by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in support of the Colleges Capital Campaign on Wednesday, November 22. Speaking on behalf of the college were, the President of ... Read more

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Flu shot season is upon us
To get the shot, or not get the shot — that is the question. The Middlesex-London Health Unit's schedule of its free 2006 Influenza Immunization Clinics is currently under way in the area. The Health Unit planned 23 clinics to be held at v... Read more

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One down, another around the corner
And the winner is? The 2006 municipal election concluded on November 13 with London seeing very little change in key leadership positions within the city. Anne Marie DeCicco-Best won her third consecutive term as Mayor of London, handily defeating ... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Vying for the perfect sporting venue
An individual's surrounding environment is a key factor towards a person's happiness and overall enjoyment in particular aspects of life. The same can be said for attending a sporting event. The venue in which a sporting event is held adds ... Read more

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Falcon's 1-1 in OCAA play
A rookie coach is leading the Falcons. The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) regular season is currently under way for the Fanshawe Falcon women's basketball team. Led by first-year head coach Kevin Gordon, the Falcons had a 1-1 recor... Read more

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Fanshawe reclaims national silver medal in cross country
Falcons repeat as national silver medalists. The Fanshawe Falcon men's cross country team captured a silver medal at the 2006 Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross Country Running Open Championship hosted by the Institute of Agricu... Read more

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MP speaks to Fanshawe students
Student debt and the Afghan war were hot topics in a recent political public discussion at Fanshawe. Irene Mathyssen, New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament (MP) in the London-Fanshawe riding, spoke to Fanshawe College students over the lun... Read more

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London Transit en route to possible strike
Pull-up those Ugg's and lace-up those Nike's kids - long hikes to class may be in store for Fanshawe students. Employees of London Transit Commission have given their union authority to strike if a new agreement cannot be reached. The latest... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Buyer beware: MLB spending season begins
Who will be this years Mike Hampton or Chan Ho Park? The Major League Baseball off-season free agency period is under way as a total of 170 MLB players have filed as of November 8. All potential free agents had until November 11 to file and then &md... Read more

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Falcons top OCAA, third nationally
The top team in Ontario is off to a fantastic start. The Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team is ranked first in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) and third in the entire Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA). With a 3-0... Read more

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Peppers perform to perfection in Detroit
“C'mon girl, lets get it right.” This line from The Red Hot Chili Pepper's Stadium Arcadium “C'mon Girl,” definitely summed it up. Hailing from Los Angeles California, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are currently... Read more

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Local NDP MP to visit Fanshawe
If one of your dreams has been to chat with a prominent local female politician, now is your chance. On Wednesday, November 15, Irene Mathyssen, Member of Parliament, London-Fanshawe will be meeting with students at Fanshawe College for a question a... Read more

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Increasing number of college students faced with debt
Many college graduates are left with a diploma in one hand, and an inordinate amount of debt in the other. A report conducted by the Canadian Millennium Scholarship Foundation on student debt, released November 1 stated that debt levels have risen f... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Stars are shining in the NBA
NBA superstars will look to lead their team to championship glory. The NBA regular season got under way Halloween night, with the defending champion Miami Heat getting trounced by the Chicago Bulls, 108-66. Playing in that contest was last year'... Read more

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11th Hip album a must-have for fans
The Tragically Hip: World Container Kingston Ontario's rock legends, The Tragically Hip's latest installment, World Container, adds the 11th chapter to their series of full-length albums that sit amongst the upper echelon of great Canadian... Read more

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The race is on for mayoral candidates
The city of London's mayoral candidates including, Joe Fontana, Ivan Kasiurak, Arthur Majoor, Cynthia Etheridge, and Matthew L. R. Shantz, are all looking to replace Anne Marie DeCicco-Best, who is also running once again, as the new political le... Read more

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Students worry as violence continues in London
Gunshots are replacing the sound of birds chirping in the streets of London. Continuing a violent trend in the city of London, two incidents occurred; one on Saturday, October 28 and the other on Monday, October 30. Ontario's Special Investigat... Read more

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Bathroom etiquette blunder
Has this ever happened to you? Everyone has been in a similar situation, yet not everyone is comfortable talking about this topic. Being in the position to have my views published in the paper, and personally being comfortable discussing pretty muc... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Major life decision made by sports fan
Sometimes in life it is better to move on and leave certain things behind. As I struggled off and on for approximately three or four weeks with my commitment of fandom to my favourite National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, the Toronto Maple Leafs, ... Read more

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Men's soccer bow out in OCAA playoffs
The Fanshawe College men's soccer team was defeated by George Brown 4-3 in the quarterfinals of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) playoffs. Head coach Paul D'Hollander said the Falcons should have came out on top. “This ... Read more

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Falcons on course to repeat as champions
History could be repeating itself. The Fanshawe Falcon women's soccer team defeated Seneca College 2-0 in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) quarterfinals on October 22nd to advance them to the semifinals. The Falcons will meet Dur... Read more

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Man's face slashed in latest alcohol-related incident
An out of control party on Fleming Drive on October 22, ended with one non-Fanshawe student being seriously injured with a beer bottle after a fight erupted. Fleming Drive, located directly across the street from the college, is a known student resi... Read more

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3M supports Fanshawe with corporate sponsorship
Sponsorship of over $100, 000 for Continuing Education courses at Fanshawe College for the next three years has been donated to the college by 3M. The deal will ensure the continued enhancement of learning opportunities and education for students of ... Read more

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Marketing initiative targets students
Super-hero — or super-stripper? Fanshawe's new marketing campaign is open for interpretation. The Fanshawe College Marketing and Communications department have unveiled an edgy new marketing campaign in hopes of attracting new students to ... Read more

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Top 30 sex symbols of all-time
“The Material Girl” reigns supreme as the premier sex symbol in history. Madonna gained the top spot as an “acknowledgement of her extraordinary aptitude for using sex to provoke and promote” in a list the Toronto Sun created... Read more

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Sports Briefs: Falcons in the thick of OCAA action
Men's basketball wins opening tournament The Fanshawe Falcon Men's basketball team defeated George Brown 79-63 in the final of the Durham College Tip-Off invitational tournament claiming the championship. The Falcon's Jabari Cooper was... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Ridiculing Yanks is always fun
Oh, how sweet it is. I'm going to take this opportunity to take a shot at the New York (NY) Yankees, who had their $200 million ego deflated once again this October in the Major League Baseball (MLB) post-season. Losing the American League divi... Read more

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Birth Control 101
Bringing a child into the world is one of the most beautiful, and amazing things anyone can experience. Having a child while you are still young, potentially still in school, and not completely set-up in life may not be the ideal situation for many ... Read more

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New product designed to prevent rape
Steps have been taken to take a bite out of rapists. A new device has been designed in South Africa to help empower women to defend themselves against the deed of rape. The product, which has been given the name the Rapex, is device is used by wome... Read more

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Fanshawe student passes away at age 20
Tragedy strikes Fanshawe College. Devon Ashley Schmelter, born on February 8, 1986, passed away on Saturday, October 14 2006. Schmelter was in his first-year of the Industrial Maintenance program at the St. Thomas campus. “The College communi... Read more

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Norwalk virus strikes campuses on East Coast
Public health officials in New Brunswick confirmed on October 18 that an outbreak of the Norwalk virus is the culprit responsible for causing approximately 300 students at Sackville's Mount Allison University to become ill. Health officials iden... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Best birthday memory in history
The recent success of the Detroit Tigers in the Major League Baseball (MLB) playoffs has brought back numerous memories for myself regarding the ball club from Mo-town. After reminiscing, I realized that I basically had it all growing up. The winte... Read more

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Big stars shine in The Departed
Sex, drugs, guns, and Jack Nicholson's devilish-grin, what more does a film need? With the combination of entertaining comedic-dialogue and ingenious directing from Martin Scorsese, the star-studded cast from the 2006 film The Departed help prod... Read more

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Mess on Second Street
More lack of respect shown after another act of vandalism. Several items including a barbeque, mattress, empty liquor bottle, lawn chairs and smashed beer bottles were sporadically spread all over a sidewalk on Second Street, along-side Fanshawe ... Read more

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Shooting in downtown London leaves four injured
Violence is becoming a regular occurrence in London. Four individuals were injured on October 7 when Ahmed Moalin-Mohamed, 23, opened fire in a parking lot near Richmond St. and Carling St. Moalin-Mohamed faces 13 charges, including attempted murder... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: It's Christmas time for sports fans
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Sure, everyone knows that line and everyone associates it with the excitement and thrills of the holiday season. You know, the time when people are jolly, and kids are giddy and all that jazz. Let me te... Read more

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Rain shortens OCAA Golf Championship
Mother nature just would not cooperate. The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Golf Championships held at the FireRock Golf and Country Club in Komoka was cut short on October 4 due to rain. The winners were decided based on the results of... Read more

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Neil Young aids family farmers
“Wouldn't it be great if we did something for our own farmers right here in America?” Those were the words spoken by musician Bob Dylan, during the Live Aid concert held at various locations around the world on July 13 1985. Willie ... Read more

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College using high-tech computers for research
Leading-edge technology will hopefully lead to speedier research practices and potential scientific breakthroughs. The Ministry of Research and Innovation is investing $10.9 million in the University of Western Ontario's (UWO) Shared Hierarchica... Read more

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Greenhouse vandalism sparks concern on campus
Acts of vandalism has occurred at the greenhouse on campus at Fanshawe College, the home of the Horticulture Technician program among others. During the second week of school three windows were smashed, and during the week of September 25 another wi... Read more

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Risks involved for students hosting off-campus parties
Thinking of throwing another huge kegger' this weekend? Complete with beer bongs, beer pong, drinking games, and keg stands? Although off-campus parties can garner some long-lasting memories, and some even more memorable hangovers, students need... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: A humbling experience at the JLC
The perks of my job have made me realize that I'm still a kid at heart. I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to cover the National Hockey League (NHL) exhibition contest between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins held at ... Read more

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Fanshawe sports briefs
Falcons set to host OCAA Golf Championships Fanshawe Athletics will be playing host to the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Golf Championships held at the FireRock Golf and Country Club from October 2 to October 4. Fanshawe's team w... Read more

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Falcons look to repeat as OCAA champions
The Fanshawe College and defending Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) champion women's soccer team is in the middle of their title defense for the 2006 season. Currently posting a 3-1 record in regular season play, the Falcons will look... Read more

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Under-age drinking always a concern on campus
Let's put down the books, pick up a pint, and get wasted. This is the spirit of many students at Fanshawe College, of course after all homework has been completed, but unfortunately many students that become intoxicated from alcohol consumption ... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Howard chasing the elusive number 61
Last week I wrote about the feel good story of the summer in Major League Baseball (MLB) from a team perspective. This week it's all about an individual. Ryan Howard, the first-baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies, is having a mammoth year stat... Read more

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Men's soccer rework 2006 team
A revamped and talented roster will hope to bring championship glory to men's soccer this season at Fanshawe. After a disappointing 2005 campaign, where the Falcons finished with a 2-5-1 record and failed to reach the OCAA provincial tournament ... Read more

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Chilli-Peppers to play sold-out shows
Band: Red Hot Chili Peppers Date: Monday, September 25 2006, and Tuesday September 26 2006, 7p.m. Venue: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario. Tickets: SOLD OUT Every so often rock bands or musicians come around that transcend generations an... Read more

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Former Fanshawe teacher expresses concern over part-time rights
Part-time teachers in Ontario want the same rights as teachers across the nation. Denis Meloche, a former part-time teacher for labour relations courses at Fanshawe College, felt he was treated unfairly during his time at the college, which spanned ... Read more

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Security issues raised in wake of Dawson College shootings
Kimveer Gill's murderous rampage at Dawson College earlier this month has raised many questions and concerns regarding security at college and university campuses across the country. Gill's actions not only lead to his own death, but also to... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Tigers are taking over in Mo-Town
It was only three years ago (2003) that the Detroit Tigers were the laughing stock of Major League Baseball (MLB), and broke the American League record of 119 losses in a single season. But how times have changed for the men in Detroit. They have tu... Read more

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OCAA Golf Championships being hosted by Fanshawe
A future Mike Weir or Annika Sorenstam may be coming to London in the beginning of October. The best golfers in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) will be coming to London from October 2 to 4 to compete in the 2006 OCAA Men's and W... Read more

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Fanshawe Athletics prepared for season
Fanshawe College is not wasting any time jumping into the 2006 — 2007 athletic season. “Things are happening really quick,” said Men's Athletic Officer Ernie Durocher. With intercollegiate sports and intramural sports right ar... Read more

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Music this week in London
Band: Avenged Sevenfold Date: Wednesday, September 20 2006, 7p.m. Venue: Centennial Hall Fresh off a summer tour sharing the main stage of Ozzfest 2006 with such bands as Ozzy Osbourne, System of a Down, and Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold is kic... Read more

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New building purchased by Fanshawe
Fanshawe College hopes to strengthen a diminishing trades industry with its latest purchase. With aspirations of using it for skilled trades and industrial courses, Fanshawe College has purchased the former Small Business Centre on Oxford Street Eas... Read more

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Project Speakeasy IV still in full-force
Local authorities are looking to maintain a positive community environment by cracking down on out-of-control students. It was a busy week for Project Speakeasy officers, as more than 170 provincial offence notices were issued for various provincial... Read more

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It's been fun, Falcons!
This past year has been great, but unfortunately it has come to an end. Since the first issue of the 2005 school year in August, I have had the privilege of covering and writing about a series of events that have occurred in the realm of the sports ... Read more

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Nothing beats ol' NES
A few evenings ago, as I was taking a study break and I sat down and enjoyed a game on my laptop of Triple Play Baseball 2000. As I played the game, I reminisced and remembered the times I spent as a youngster in front of the television screen playi... Read more

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The boys of summer hit the field for another great season
Baseball is back and Major League Baseball is beginning the 2006 season. I am very excited and looking forward to the season but it is making me feel old this year. The starting first baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers this season, and pre-season fav... Read more

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Freddie graduates after 17 years
In a “Van Wilder-esque” run, Freddie the Falcon has finally graduated from Fanshawe College. After being introduced as the mascot of Fanshawe College Athletics in 1989, Freddie the Falcon has served as the face of Fanhsawe Athletics for ... Read more

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Green Day teaching fans how to be an American Idiot
From masturbating punks to international rock ‘n roll superstars, Green Day has taken over the musical world. Hailing from Oakland California, Green Day has been popular in the rock mainstream since their 1994 major label debut Dookie. The tri... Read more

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OCAA Championships
Men's Basketball Despite finishing first in the OCAA West division with a 11-3 record the Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team fell short at the 2006 OCAA championships. Fanshawe lost to the eventual champion Humber College 82-80 in the qu... Read more

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Sports were on strike, too
I'd like to apologize to any student who refers to the Interrobang to keep up to date with Fanshawe Athletics. With the strike by the Ontario College faculty, students not only lost out on three weeks of education that had previously been paid f... Read more

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Olympics 2006: Canada in 7th after first week
Canada is currently ranked seventh in the world medal standings at the Olympic Games, earning one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals in the first week of competition. Capturing the first medal of the Olympics for Canada was Jennifer Heil who wo... Read more

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It's Knight-time in Turino
A local talent is hoping to contribute to a consecutive Olympic gold medal performance in Torino, Italy. Former London Knights star Rick Nash is skating for the Canadian men's hockey team, being counted on to perform at an elite level and put po... Read more

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The lesson learned by national pride
With the 20th Olympic Games currently in full force in Torino Italy there were countless number of storylines that I could have followed pertaining to this great sporting spectacle. I had contact information for experts in the area of sports marketi... Read more

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Fanshawe has its own praiseworthy athletes
Success is running rampant through Fanshawe Athletics in 2005/2006. Several athletes representing various Fanshawe Falcon Intercollegiate teams have enjoyed very triumphant seasons so far this year and have helped Fanshawe remain as one of the top at... Read more

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Don't forget the message behind the games
Whether you say Turin or Torino, or potato or “po-tah-to” the hosting of the Olympic Games truly symbolizes the meaning of sport in the most definitive sense. The true meaning of sport is often overlooked in society today, and people fre... Read more

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Men's hockey team geared for another gold at 2006 Olympics
No Mario, no problem for the defending Olympic Gold medallists. The 2006 Olympic Men's hockey team will be without some fixtures to the international ice hockey scene including Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman, and Scott Niedermayer. However, with a... Read more

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Local heroes going to Turino
Two young athletes will represent the city of London during the 2006 Olympic Games in Torino Italy. Christine Nesbitt of London, Ontario will dawn the red and white for Team Canada, competing in the 1000-metre, 1500-metre, and pursuit speed skating ... Read more

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The Toronto Raptors are facing extinction
The velociraptor lived during the late crustaceous period, and became extinct about 80-85 million years ago. The Toronto-based basketball team looks poised to follow its reptilian predecessor's fate as the Raptors organization is once again in d... Read more

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Falcons shape up to beat Sheridan in second half
It looked bleak early, but the Falcons persevered in a come-from-behind victory. After being down 22-15 at halftime the Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team picked up the pace in the second half, and subsequently defeated the Sheridan Bruins... Read more

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Good games make basketball fun again
I'll admit that I have been turned off of the NBA the past few seasons. It seemed that wherever I looked, and whenever I wanted to douse myself with new National Basketball Association (NBA) news I was constantly bombarded with stories that did ... Read more

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The path to Super Bowl XL
It is a good thing that I don't buy Pro-Lines. The predictions that I made at the beginning of the National Football League (NFL) season have turned out to be worthless, and the two teams that I predicted would collide in Super Bowl XL in Detroi... Read more

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Falcons are shining stars
Three Falcons were amongst the stars at the 13th annual OCAA All-Star game held at Seneca College. Freshman middle Katie Seys was chosen as the female representative and libero Pawel Kucharski and setter Bruno Urbani represented the Ontario Colleges... Read more

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Female athletes not just “hot chicks”
“Wow, that chick is hot.” This is a line that is all too commonly heard in society today, and is apparent in amateur and professional sports as well. In order to prove my theory that women in sports, particularly high profile female ath... Read more

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Candidates square off in Forwell
When the polls open and eventually close on January 23rd the future of Canada will become clearer and the citizens of this country will have decided who will lead them for the upcoming years. Just a few days before the Federal Election in Canada, Fa... Read more

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Forgot how good the Falcons are?
Sitting in first place is a common theme for men and women alike at Fanshawe College. The Fanshawe Falcon men's and women's volleyball and basketball teams have enjoyed successful first halves of their respected seasons. Each team is looking... Read more

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MLB sets Hall of Fame precedents?
Good job, Bruce Sutter, your name and career will forever be remembered in the hallowed grounds of Cooperstown, New York. Major League Baseball (MLB) announced the voting results for the 2006 version of its Hall of Fame inductees. Sutter was the onl... Read more

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How close were our NFL predictions?
In September I made some bold predictions for how the NFL season would pan out. In some cases I was bang on, but others I was way off. AFC East - New England. New York Jets, Buffalo, Miami Final: New England (10-6), Miami (9-7), Buffalo (5-11), NY J... Read more

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Hockey fans definitely not left wanting this season thanks to Olympics
Remember last year around this time when all hockey fans were deprived of the sport that they had grown to love? Well that is definitely not the case this year. Hockey enthusiasts are being treated to some of the best hockey that has been witnessed ... Read more

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Jays make a huge splash in MLB off-season
Leafs nation is quickly turning into Ricciardi nation. Known as a hockey city, Toronto has not enjoyed success in America's pastime since the early 1990's. But Toronto Blue Jays General Manager J.P. Ricciardi, equipped with Ted Roger's b... Read more

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Falcons coach chosen for new program
The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) announced that Katie Havekes, assistant coach of the Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team has been chosen as one of 10 successful applicants of the inaugural Canadian Colleges Athletic (CCAA) F... Read more

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The fastest growing sport in Canada
The sports of down hill skiing, moguls, aerial skiing, and snowboarding all try to claim the top spot for Canada's top hillside and mountain side sports, but one rising sport stands above the rest in my eyes. The sport is taboozing. To call tab... Read more

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My pro sports wish list this year
I've checked it once, and I've checked it twice but I'll try to be nice when I outline my wishes for the sports world during the holiday season. I wish Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts continue to improve upon their National Foo... Read more

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Forest City: a tale of two sports teams
There seems to be a tremendous sense of pride and community within this city. Having covered Falcons athletics all term for the paper, and also by working for UWO athletics, I have noticed that this sense of community doesn't co-exist between th... Read more

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London's Ultimate Fighting Championship: Let's get it on!
Reminiscent of the Ultimate Fighting Challenge (UFC), a London-based fighting club is mastering the science of mixed martial arts. The Suffer System Submission Academy located at 665 Dundas St. in London have qualified coaches teaching fighters of v... Read more

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Soccer season ends in BC
The Fanshawe Falcons women's soccer team finished fourth at the 2005 Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) Soccer Championships hosted by Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Falcons squad came up just short after Grant Ma... Read more

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Sports Seconds: Send the rookies to Italy in 2006
Team Canada's men's hockey team created a long list of 81 National Hockey League (NHL) players that will hope to crack the roster for the 2006 Turin, Italy Olympics and join in on the efforts to defend their Olympic gold medal. The list inclu... Read more

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Mason runs for bronze at CCAAs
First year cross country runner John Mason earned a bronze medal at the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) this season and will look forward to two more success filled seasons with the Falcon squad. Currently in his first year in the Arch... Read more

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Runners bring home 5th CCAA medal
Fanshawe athletics can now add a fifth CCAA medal to their historic collection. After finishing second in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) men's college team division, the men's cross-country team brought the fifth CCAA meda... Read more

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Men's volleyball team happy at the top
So far, so good for the Fanshawe Falcons men's volleyball team. After defeating the Redeemer Royals 3-2 (25-15, 25-22, 23-25, 32-34, 15-10) the Falcons went on to win in impressive fashion at a tournament held at Humber College, and they continu... Read more

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Seys is turning heads as freshman
One star is shining the brightest on the undefeated Falcons women's volleyball team. First year player Katie Seys is leading the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) West division with 15.67 points per game, and is a vital reason why the... Read more

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Two teams on the road to OCAA
National championships are within reach for a pair of Fanshawe teams. The Fanshawe Falcons women's soccer team is set to compete in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) national tournament being held at Langara College in British Co... Read more

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Sports Seconds: HIV not worth the risk on the football field
Despite the extremely slim chances of being affected with HIV during a football contest, it is not worth the risk. This controversial topic took centre stage in the Canadian Football League (CFL), when Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Trevis Smit... Read more

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Falcons flying high after 3-0 victory
The Fanshawe Falcons women's volleyball team continue to be undefeated after a 3-0 victory over the Niagara College Knights. After seeing Niagara play during a tournament at Humber College, head coach Lloyd Rumble utilized footage from the game ... Read more

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Road to the Nationals: the OCAA
The women Falcons are OCAA soccer champions. The Fanshawe women's soccer team won the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) provincial championship when they defeated the Sheridan Bruins 1-0 in the gold medal game. Fanshawe was perfect en... Read more

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Womens soccer team heads to Nationals
Pride and excitement are beaming from the women's soccer team as they prepare to head out west. After winning the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) gold medal, the Fanshawe Falcon women's soccer team will head to Langara College i... Read more

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Small-town kicker makes big impression in NFL
From the moment he nailed a 58-yard field goal in high school, I knew this guy was going places. Shaun Suisham, a 23-year-old native of Wallaceburg Ontario (approximately an hour and a half south of London and my hometown) has been signed by the Dal... 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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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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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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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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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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Elie and Costello a class act on the soccer field
Two players's stood out heads and shoulders over the competition this season, literally. Melissa Elie, and Emily Costello were the two most integral reasons why the Fanshawe women's soccer team enjoyed so much success this season. The team&#... Read more

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Falcons alumni returning to the nest
A busy weekend is in store for Fanshawe athletics during its annual homecoming event. Various intercollegiate teams including men's and women's basketball, and men's and women's volleyball will be hosting games during the festivities... Read more

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NBA players will have to count on talent, not bling, to shine
Bling will be no more in professional basketball. The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced plans to enforce a new dress code for its athletes. Coinciding with the leagues new “NBA CARES” Global Outreach program, the NBA wi... Read more

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Fanshawe opens season with five set win against Mohawk
Despite a scare, the Fanshawe women's volleyball team clung on to a five set victory over the Mohawk Mountaineers. The Falcon's won in their first regular season game of the season by scores of 25-21, 25-20, (22-25), (24-26), and 15-10. Desp... Read more

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Yankees overpaid for underperforming
High price Yanks falter again Isn't it great seeing the Yankees lose? The New York Yankees have failed to buy a championship team once again this season. After falling to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5-3 in the fifth and final game of the ... Read more

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Rookies feel the need for speed
Losing some key post players, the Falcons will rely on quickness to outrun their opponents. The Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team is geared for another season with head coach Lori Mackay at the helm. The Falcons are hoping solid team chem... Read more

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Long-time coach pushes men to own the court
“I expect to win, I always expect to win,” said Fanshawe Falcons head coach Glen Johnston. With the support of their coach, entering his 30th year as Fanshawe's leader, the Falcon men's basketball team will look to many fresh fac... Read more

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Tindale has his eye on the Tiger
Tiger Woods started when he was a one and a half years old; Matt Tindale started when he was still only two. Tindale, the leader of Fanshawe's Golf team, will hope to follow in Woods' footsteps and reach his ultimate goal of joining the Prof... Read more

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Women's team getting national recognition
New blood is proving to be a great fit for Falcon soccer. The coaching staff, led by Eva Havaris, are having no problems with adjusting to Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) level competition, and are currently guiding their team to an unde... Read more

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“New NHL” begins with Sidney Crosby
The first overall selection in the past NHL Entry Draft, 18-year-old Sidney Crosby is quickly becoming the poster child for the new NHL. When I browsed the Sports Illustrated web page, I noticed a headline on the site stating the “Return of th... Read more

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Volleyball teams bring home two bronze in first tournament
With balls flying all over, the 2005-2006 volleyball season has started up. The Fanshawe College Kick-Off tournament was held on October 1st and October 2nd, an event where the Fanshawe Falcons captured two bronze medals for their efforts. The Falco... Read more

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Fanshawe student fights her way to the top
Watch out Fanshawe College, there is a woman roaming the halls that could beat up just about anyone that got in her way. Julia Campbell, a first year General Studies major, former Athletic Assistant with Fanshawe Athletics, and mother of two, has re... Read more

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Sports Seconds: A different kind of sponsorship scandal
Sport sponsorship: Great business tool or manipulative practice towards fans? Nike here. Budweiser there. Sponsorship is literally everywhere in the world of sports. An evident trend in professional and amateur sports alike, sponsorship is becoming ... Read more

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Men's volleyball team looking for OCAA championship
Falcons are ready to kick-off another season on the volleyball courts; a strong bench, and experienced coaching staff will be the keys for the men's volleyball team this upcoming season. “Our goal is to win OCAAs,” said head coach Dav... Read more

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Women's volleyball team ready to strike
Expectations reach as high as the net for Falcons volleyball. The Fanshawe women's volleyball team will look to utilize their mix of young and experienced talent to produce a winning program. Head coach Lloyd Rumble feels this year's squad i... Read more

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Fanshawe women play a perfect pair
Fanshawe's women's soccer team is undefeated after their first two regular season contests. The Falcons boasted a 4-1 victory over the St. Clair Saints on Saturday, September 17th in the women's home opener. The win marked the first for ... Read more

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Canada's game is back with new rules and new players
The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Atlanta Thrashers by a final score of 8-6. I'm not publishing the final score of a heated EA Sports 2006 contest between my roommate and myself, but this was the final tally at the John Labatt Centre (JLC) on ... Read more

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Men's soccer team searches for sideline leadership during first games of season
Splitting the first two games is not what the Fanshawe Falcon men's soccer team had envisioned to start the season. On Saturday September 17th the men's soccer team hosted the St. Clair Saints in their first regular season game. In a helter ... Read more

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New team is best chance for luck on the links
The best golf team in years hopes to bring Fanshawe home some hardware. The Fanshawe Falcons golf team is primed for another season, and looking forward to their goal of reaching, and medalling in, the provincial and national tournaments. With eight... Read more

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National b-ball champs remember the court
Family reunions are generally uncomfortable, mind numbing, and tend to seem exceptionally long for everyone involved. This was not the case for one former Fanshawe family. The two-time National champion Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team of &... Read more

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Rookies and vets gel on the soccer field
Aggression and defensive prowess will be at the forefront for the women's soccer team in the 2005 season. The new coaching staff consisting of head coach Eva Havaris and her pair of assistants, Cecily Clarke and Jessica Kapitany, has selected an... Read more

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Tennis stars remain gentlemen on and off the court; why can't anyone else?
With sports coverage constantly bombarded by negative topics and images that demean the persona and image of sport, it is refreshing to hear a feel-good story about athletes who are not surrounded by controversy. Lost amongst the NFL highlights and ... Read more

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Soccer team eyes the prize
The Canadian championships are within reach. Head coach Paul D'Hollander and his coaching staff have selected the 2005 version of the Fanshawe Falcon men's soccer team. With five straight final four appearances in the Ontario Colleges Athlet... Read more

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Seconds in Sports - Call your bookies...I've made my predictions
Using intuition, and research I have predicted the order of each division in the NFL for the 05/06 season. AFC East - New England, New York Jets, Buffalo, Miami. The two-time defending Super Bowl champion Patriots will withstand their team overhaul,... Read more

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Falcons will be wearing three stripes for three years
Adidas is forever sport, and also the face of Fanshawe athletics for the next three years. Fanshawe athletics has established a sponsorship agreement with global athletic power Adidas and Canadian distributor Big Kahuna. The deal results in varsity ... Read more

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Soccer star Eva Havaris joins Falcons coaching lineup this fall
Women's soccer is about to get world-class tutelage from a local star. Former University of Western Ontario (UWO) mid-fielder Eva Havaris was announced earlier this summer as the new head coach for the Fanshawe women's soccer team. Havaris s... Read more

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Seconds in Sports: Contoversial summer in the pros
Sorry everyone, it's time to turn down the Alice Cooper and start thinking about school again. While many of you were searching for shade, jumping in pools, and reluctantly coping with the heat and humidity of this past summer, many interesting ... Read more

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Its beginning to feel alot like NASCAR at the Speedway
The intense excitement and deafening noise of a car race can only be comprehended after attending a live event. This was apparent on August 19th at the Delaware Speedway. A series of Freight truck, Street Stock, and Cintas Late Model races took plac... Read more

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Falcons warming up for another season
Eagerly anticipating another season for all Fanshawe Falcon sports, the athletic staff at Fanshawe College is excited and in high spirits about the upcoming school year. Mike Lindsay, Manager of Athletics, Ernie Durocher, Men's Athletic Officer,... Read more

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