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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 10th, 2011

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10 Things I Know About You... Cress is a go-getter
Stacey Cress is first year business marketing student. "I am a mom of my two little ladies. I enjoy reading, music and spending time with my family. I am so excited to be here at Fanshawe, gearing up to do what I love!" 1. Why are you here?... Read more

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The house that students built
Three architectural technology students will be traveling to New Zealand this month to help construct a solar-powered house, and later compete in the U.S. Department of Energy's biennial Solar Decathlon this September. The students will be g... Read more

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Disordered eating support group available on campus
Students dealing with eating disorders, body image issues and similar dilemmas can find support on Wednesdays in Counselling and Accessibility Services, room F2010-5, starting January 12. Hope's Garden, a support centre in London, will be ho... Read more

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Green job fair coming to Fanshawe
The job market has turned green with new opportunities for college graduates. Fanshawe College, partnered with Connect Strategic Alliance, is bringing those opportunities to campus with GreenWorks London, a green energy job fair, on Thursday, ... Read more

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Thinking about London's wilder citizens
Many students may think of London as a second home: it's the place they're getting an education, the place they head to party and the place they live in for three-quarters of the year. But how often do students stop to think about the wildlife... Read more

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Special support for the first generation
Over one-third of the students who started attending Fanshawe in September indicated on their college applications that their parents did not attend college, or that they were the first person in their family to attend college. This wave of ... Read more

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Snowy day makes for winning cover shot
As snow blanketed the entire city for three straight days in early December, graphic design student Frank Neufeld was there with his camera. He snapped a photo of Kalie Taveirne enjoying one of the snowy days, submitting it to the Interroba... Read more

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Get networked!
Polish up your resumes and get your business cards ready: the Student2Business Networking Event is coming to town on January 27. The event, sponsored by the London Economic Development Commission, Human Resources Professionals, WIL Employme... Read more

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College Knowledge: Do you know about My eLab?
Do you want five-star extra-curricular support for your online course material in a classroom setting? Become a member of My eLab and kick your confidence and competence into high gear! As an eLab student, you'll still be registered in your ... Read more

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Aware of our air
The Joint Health and Safety Committee are continuing their safety awareness campaign by introducing two new "Aware of Our Air" posters. The goal of this campaign is to remind the College community that there are a number of people who are sens... Read more

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5 Questions with Heather Cummings, Director of Student Success
1. What's your favourite simple recipe? For tunately, my par tner Graham does all the cooking, but if it was up to me, I'd make pasta of some kind with sauce from a jar, topped with lots of parmesan cheese. 2. What's one thing we should kno... Read more

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Built to break: planned obsolescence
VANCOUVER (CUP) — The next time your phone's faceplate gets cracked, or your four-yearold laptop battery loses its charge in 15 minutes, you might want to stop and consider that it may have been designed to do that. Planned obsolescenc... Read more

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Green ideas could mean green in your wallet
If you've got an idea that could change the way we conserve energy at home — through an invention, a social media campaign or something entirely new — it could net you $10,000. The Scotiabank EcoLiving Award, sponsored by Green L... Read more

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360º News: International & National briefs
INTERNATIONAL NEWS Icy winds and near-freezing temperatures are nothing out of the ordinary for Canadians in the winter, but it's a different story in India. Uttar Pradesh, hit worst by India's winter blast, has seen 41 people die from the co... Read more

Opinion

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Life Meets Faith: Interruptions from God
Maybe you've seen an episode or more of Joan of Arcadia, the 2003-2005 TV series. In it the main character, Joan Girardi (Amber Tamblyn), hears and sees God. Direct communication with God is what she has in common with another Joan, an older ... Read more

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Students have much to look forward to this semester
Hey Fanshawe, I hope everyone had a lovely holiday break. It really wasn't long enough, but the earlier we get back, the earlier we can finish the semester and be one step closer to what we're striving for, be it a career or entry into anothe... Read more

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Concern for ESL students
Dear Editor: As a second-year student of the practical nursing program at Fanshawe College, I am concerned for the English as a Second Language students. I am particularly concerned for those who are taking health carerelated programs and for... Read more

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Take the Power Back: Building a new foundation
It is best to build on a solid foundation. This concept is usually applied to physical structures, but is equally important for intangible structures. We build foundations for ideas and theories, for all interpersonal relationships, for movement... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: Taking care of business
It's a mere two days before what might be the biggest shows of your entire career: a live performance and radio interview in Times Square, New York City. Your nonrefundable flight is scheduled to leave early the next day in the a.m. You wake up ... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: 2011 a musical mystery to unwrap
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Love them or hate them, the closing days and weeks of recent years see a lot of people giving a new traditional gift: their thoughts on the best moments of the year. Whet... Read more

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Turn it up to eleven
When one thinks of do-it-yourself musicians, there are certain pre-fabricated images that tend to materialize: there's the folk artist, making their own albums with recycled plastics and vegan ink; the basement artists, writing songs on acoust... Read more

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A film festival to spark discussion
The Fanshawe Social Justice Club is kicking off the new year with a three-day film festival! The Social Justice Film Festival, in its fourth year, features six hard-hitting, award-winning and change-inspiring documentary films to Fanshawe. The... Read more

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The Bloody Beetroots take a spin in London
As mysterious as they are talented, Italian electro duo The Bloody Beetroots place 86th out of the top 100 DJs in the world according to DJ Mag, but few even know what they look like. That's because the group, comprised of producer Bob Rifo an... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Wonderful things are more likely to happen when you ask for help. A watched pot never boils, and a watched seed never sprouts. Distract yourself with another one of your many interests. Taurus (April 20 - May ... Read more

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The viewer as the punchline
Many complain about the stagnation of The Simpsons and oftentimes this is blamed on Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy. The Simpsons, in its peak seasons (two to 10), was an example of (at times) fairly highbrow comedy rivaled by few. F... Read more

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Richard Yates an interesting read
Tao Lin is a divisive author. With a style that blends authentic simplicity with descriptions that beg to be examined further, it's not hard to see why Lin is generating interest. Lin's latest novel, Richard Yates, is one that's difficult to... Read more

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TV illness is voyeuristic entertainment: prof
OTTAWA (CUP) — Are you one of the millions of people caught up in the Dexter craze? Can't wait for United States of Tara to start airing again? Or perhaps reality TV has you up watching Hoarders late at night? You're not alone; serial ... Read more

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Reel Views: The King's magnificent Speech
The King's Speech (2010) When King Edward VIII of England abdicated the throne in 1936, he left the monarchy in the hands of his younger brother, Bertie, who was to become King George VI. The proverbial fly in the ointment was in fact a co... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Showgirls is simply sinsational
Showgirls (1995) The term "the greatest" gets thrown around quite a bit. I myself have been guilty of declaring at least 13 different movies in the past year alone to be the greatest movie of all time. Well, it turns out I was wrong. If y... Read more

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Zoot: The right accessories for winter help polish the look
Most men forget to add a key component when finalizing their perfect outfit: accessories. Then there are some men who overaccessorize with large, obnoxious chains, rings and wrist bands which just take away from the outfit and create an entire... Read more

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Care for your skin this winter
Have you ever been asked whether you like winter or summer better? I always answer that I like winter better. It's a beautiful season: the calm white snow that gently falls from the sky like little feathers, the small children suiting up to ma... Read more

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Cover girl culture
When you were six years old, what did you want to be when you grew up? A vet? A police officer? Maybe an astronaut? These were not the answers documentarian Nicole Clark encountered as she filmed Cover Girl Culture, a documentary that loo... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies: Recycling relationships leads to same old
Have you ever listened to a friend complain about some loser ex-boyfriend and thought you were experiencing déjà vu because you could swear you had this conversation before? It's probably because you have — it can be extremely hard to br... Read more

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Food for Thought: Popeyes makes it Louisiana style
With the new year upon us, we are seeing some new players on the restaurant scene here in London. Late 2010 saw the opening of London's first Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, which is KFC's only real rival in the fried chicken business in Canada. Ju... Read more

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The Heel Turn: TNA's Young highly entertaining
There have been plenty of developments in the world of pro wrestling over the Christmas holidays. In a twist that is sure to change things for TNA, current heavyweight champion Jeff Hardy is set to plead guilty to the drug charges that he faci... Read more

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Silence fuelled STU hazing rumours: volleyball captain
FREDERICTON (CUP) — Brett Lewis has nothing to hide. The cocaptain of the volleyball team's one regret, besides losing his teammate, is that he followed the advice of university administrators who asked him to keep quiet. Lewis said th... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Fit for the decade, fit for life
It's 2011! Not only is it a new year, but it is also the beginning of a new decade. So why not add more significance to your new year resolution by calling it your new decade resolution? It may be a lofty goal, especially considering most peop... Read more

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NFL Czar: It's NFL playoff time!
Well, first things first, I hope everyone had a good and relaxing break. Now that we are getting back to reality, it's time for the NFL playoffs. Unfortunately, by the time you read this, it will likely be after the first round of the playoffs ... Read more

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Motoring: Kia Koup sounds wonderful
Regular readers would testify that I am a huge fan of the Kia Forte sedan, and its hatchback brother the Forte 5-door, but what about the sportier sibling, the two-door Koup? Last year I tested the EX version of the Koup, which comes with a ... Read more

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