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Interrobang issue for Monday, March 21st, 2011

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10 Things I Know About You... Brooks waiting on 2012?
Andrew Brooks is a first year general Arts and sciences student. He said, "I'm loud, lots of fun and a big music enthusiast. I get very bored very easily, but I'm amused by simple things. I'm a cat person, and I freaking love bacon." 1. Why are yo... Read more

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The results are in: FSU's got a brand new council
After months of preparation, weeks of campaigning and one very nerve-wracking Thursday, the 2011/2012 student council was announced. The Out Back Shack was packed with eager students and nominees on Thursday, March 17, all cheering as each ... Read more

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Off-campus residence extends Fanshawe's campus
Look out, London Fanshawe's expanding its territory. With the purchase of the Gate Walk townhouses at 900 Fanshawe College Blvd., just across the street from the college, Fanshawe's campus just got a little bigger. "The location is perfe... Read more

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Northern Ontario colleges face cuts
As post-secondary needs in Ontario change, colleges in smaller economies are struggling to adapt WATERLOO, Ont. (CUP) As the market in Ontario changes, so must the colleges that educate the growing workforce. For institutions in the northern... Read more

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Correction
In an article in Volume 43 Issue 25 dated March 14, 2011 in Interrobang titled A scholarship for a SMART cookie, the name of the scholarship was incorrectly identified as "Single Mothers Achieving Remarkable Triumph;" this should have read "Strong Mo... Read more

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Culinary students serve up big win at Toronto food show
Fanshawe's second-year culinary management students didn't bite off more than they could chew at the Canadian Restaurant Foodservice Association Culinary Salon in Toronto on March 7 they cooked up top dishes, and came home with five gold med... Read more

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Western Heads East saves lives with yogurt
There are currently 22.5 million people living with HIV in sub- Saharan Africa. With this continuing epidemic in mind, a group of University of Western Ontario students, faculty and staff came together to create the group Western Heads East. ... Read more

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360 News: International & National briefs
NATIONAL NEWS Canada is sending aide to Japan's earthquake victims. The relief effort includes sending approximately 25,000 thermal wool blankets from its emergency relief stockpile, reported QMI Agency. "The array of capabilities that the... Read more

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5 Questions with Tonya Bednarz, Assistant Manager of Oasis
1. What's something weird that's happened to you since you joined the FSU? "One of my staff asked me if they could deep fry a toy car. I said no." 2. What's a service or event the FSU does that isn't well known? "The eco-takeout containers... Read more

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Local events benefit Parkinson Society
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario would like to invite you to participate in the second annual Tulipa: A Hair Couture Event on March 30, and the Annual Cut-AThon For Parkinson's on April 17. These events offer the London community and sur... Read more

Opinion

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Life Meets Faith: Japan, State Shinto and Christianity
If Japan was not on the radar for you a week or two ago, it certainly is now. Hopefully, by the time you read this the reactor fires in the country will have been brought under control and people will be returning to their homes. Of course, many... Read more

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The next big bogus health scare
BURNABY, B.C. (CUP) There is a fantastic scene in the classic 1964 film Dr. Strangelove where General Jack D. Ripper outlines his belief that the communists intend to pollute the "precious bodily fluids" of the citizens of the United States. ... Read more

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Call Me Old-Fashioned But... How about a little substance between all that "fluff?"
I recently found myself quite bored at my day job. Almost always there's something for me to do to chip away at the old 9 to 5 (either work-related or personal). But this past Sunday, with no new client inquiries and prime touring season yet to ... Read more

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B.A.L.L.S.: A solution for those pesky door-to-door salesmen
B.A.L.L.S.: A solution for those pesky door-to-door salesmen The 1950s saw the birth of the door-todoor salesman: bibles, encyclopedias, housewares, insurance, Fuller brushes and the new promise of plastic - Tupperware. I wonder how these peop... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: Tokyo Police Club playing London Music Hall
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. But even some of the things I write about are commonplace in comparison to some of the random stories that Tokyo Police Club have collected over the years. Formed in Newma... Read more

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Sweet, sassy ladies hit Aeolian Hall
When the ache for your best friend is more than you can bear, grab his or her hand and turn on a catchy and sweet tune by Canada's The Good Lovelies: a three-piece band that blends a little sass and country, heartbreak and resolve, and a conta... Read more

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Long live The Decemberists
The Decemberists' sixth fulllength album is a twist on bluegrass, folk, rock and harmonious vocals to compliment a very well crafted 10-song CD, The King is Dead. There are those who criticised The Decemberists' past efforts (2009's The Haz... Read more

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London Music Club hosts talented Canadian acts
Juno nominee Del Barber is returning to The London Music Club with his newest album, Lov e Songs For The Last Twenty, on March 23 at 8:30 p.m. The incredibly talented folk singer from Manitoba has managed to release two full albums independent... Read more

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Come on out for some fun at Condom Casino Night
The name says it all this is a night of casino games with a twist: the chips are condoms! The event will support a local charity and raise safe sex awareness with the help of the Middlesex London Health Unit. The Brock University Student... Read more

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A new forum for a serious issue
We were all shown videos in high school about the dangers that go along with drinking irresponsibly, and have all seen the commercials on TV telling us how dangerous drinking and driving is. The seriousness of this issue is something that has ... Read more

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Food for thought: Composting is easy
Spring is almost upon us (or at least we all hope that it is) and soon there will be flowers blooming and gardens growing. It is fair to say that most people know how important it is to reduce, reuse and recycle, but the impending change in th... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies - Romance: A dying art
I remember when I was younger, I would watch romantic movies like A Walk to Remember and Notting Hill and think to myself, "I want that." Watching the stars on a clear blue night, having dinners at fancy restaurants, dancing under the stars; I... Read more

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Turn your trash into art
Environmental Week is coming up it takes place April 4 to 8 and the Environmental Club at Fanshawe is celebrating by hosting a Recycled Arts Contest. This contest will be judged on three different categories including usefulness of recyc... Read more

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A mini lifestyle show for BBW
Miz A is big, beautiful and loving it. She is the proprietor of Just 2B Me Network, which connects curvaceous women across London. "Just 2B Me stands for Just Big, Beautiful Me," she explained. "BBW (Big Beautiful Women) and plus-size hav... Read more

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Grabbed by the nose
Fanshawe Botanical gardens also includes some plants in the greenhouse. One of the greenhouse plant is Stapelia, an implausible plant with a remarkable feature. Stapelia gigantea is an attention- grabbing plant that brings to mind the Christ... Read more

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Hipsters MIA at Indie Awards
TORONTO (CUP) There are a few understood requirements of hipsterdom, but two in particular are critical to the category: Cheap beer and pretentious apathy. So with $8.50 Molson Canadians and a buzzing all-ages crowd, credibility is what se... Read more

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The Sunset Limited never leaves the room
SASKATOON (CUP) Those who feel that all of the 2010 Oscar award winners were mediocre at best will have some solace in HBO's recently released The Sunset Limited. It may seem strange that a made for TV movie could surpass everything adorned ... Read more

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Reel Views: Nothing original about Red Riding Hood
Red Riding Hood is kind of like Twilight, but with werewolves... Oh, that's right. This newest release from the director of the first Twilight film, Catherine Hardwicke, takes another look at the classic folk tale Little Red Riding Hood, onl... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Reward yourself by watching ALF
Project: ALF (1996) Over the next few months, cinemas around the world will be invaded by aliens. From Battle: Los Angeles to Paul, to Super 8 to Cowboys & Aliens, we are going see an abundance of extra-terrestrials in films this spring an... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Newcomers and observers are drawn into participation. Food critics and other epicures sing the praises of what's currently being offered. Don't be too ready to change something that works. Taurus (April 20 - M... Read more

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Zoot: The overlooked pearly whites
While most men think they have got their look completely figured out hairstyle, wardrobe, accessories and skin care they are usually missing one important step, which just so happens to be one of the first things a girl notices about a guy... Read more

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A legacy replaced: Dior
One thing I never thought I would see is a legend being removed from his post. When we think of the brand Dior, we think of "The New Look," Christian Dior and we also think of John Galliano. Inevitably he's someone that comes to mind imme... Read more

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Healthy Fit: Get smart(phone) about getting fit
Thanks to Apple's iPhone and RIM's BlackBerry smartphones, we can experience the wonderful world of interactive apps on the fly. Users have the option of purchasing apps for a small fee or downloading them at no cost. What is becoming very ... Read more

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A Paralympian's perspective: One year after the Vancouver games
When I look back to my Paralympic experience, it was not about personal athletic achievement or glory, it was not about sport or my passion for the mountains. I do not remember all the sacrifices or the setbacks along the way, nor do I recall ... Read more

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GMs trying to crack down on head checks
The NHL is holding their general managers meetings in Florida this week, and the hot topic item is concussions and head checks. The National Hockey League Players' Association wants to implement a new rule that further cracks down on the way... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Hardy an embarrassment
A very controversial incident happened at TNA's Victory Road PPV, as Jeff Hardy showed up to the event looking as if he was under the influence of drugs. The main event was supposed to feature the champion Sting defending the belt against Hard... Read more

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A rebuilding season
The Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team had a season of ups and downs this year. The ladies started off the season on fire, winning their first two games. The Falcons' hot streak cooled down during the stretch run of the season as they ... Read more

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Women's season comes to a dramatic end
The Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team's season went out with a bang. The ladies travelled to Georgian College to play in their first playoff game on February 26. The women didn't have the success they were looking for, and dropped a ... Read more

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