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10 Things I Know About You... Van de Vooren educating campus
Sarah Van de Vooren is the Environmental Program Coordinator at Fanshawe College with Martin Services at Fanshawe College. "The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose... Read more

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News

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Lights, cellphone, ACTION!
For the second year in a row, RedCat Film and the London Fringe Theatre Festival are working together to present the Shot on Mobile Short Film Showcase. This contest encourages Londoners to get creative and be original in making a short film. ... Read more

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Business Watch program benefits all
London City Hall is the newest member of the Business Watch London program. The announcement was made during the Business Watch City Launch event on February 3. The launch took place at Sutherlands Furniture, the first business to join the pro... Read more

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Adult Social Club connects like-minded people
Fanshawe's Adult Social Club is looking to reach out to the college's mature student population. The group is designed to meet the social needs of adults and is geared to students 30 years and older. Although the events and meetings of the Adu... Read more

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EMD: Need to Know
- Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is wholly owned by Progress Rail Services Corporation, which is owned by Caterpillar Inc. - EMD builds diesel-electric locomotives and locomotive products for the rail and transit industry - The London plant h... Read more

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Distinguished Grad Profile: Andrew Rosser
From 11th grade volunteer to producer of daytime, Broadcast Television grad Andrew Rosser has certainly moved up in the ranks of Rogers TV. During his days at A. B. Lucas Secondary School in London, Rosser completed a co-op placement at the ... Read more

Opinion

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Psych Your Mind: Under pressure not the best way to live
Human life is, in a word, STRESSFUL! Whether you're physically exerting yourself at work, dealing with emotional family squabbles, prepping for that important "dream job" interview or trying to arrange what you thought would be a simple social ... Read more

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Thoughts of a new Canadian
Normally I use this column to write about something Canadian that the country loves (or something that the majority hates). This week I thought about twisting it around just a little bit. The reason is simple: I've been here for five and a half ... Read more

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Law Talk: After the worst of verdicts
Whether you've made your own free choice to plead guilty to a crime or you've been found guilty following a trial, guilt can be a very scary thing. Here are four things you should know if you are ever being sentenced for a crime in Canada. 1... Read more

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Reforestation: the myth of sustainability
MONTREAL (CUP) Even if they don't believe in global warming or the role of trees in keeping the world's temperature in check, few people will speak out against reforestation. Humans use up a lot of wood, and even the most vehement anti-climat... Read more

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Caterpillar is gone... who's next?
The lockout is over and over 400 Londoners have lost their jobs. The injustice done to workers at the Electro-Motive Diesel plant on Oxford Street was broadcast internationally and became a rallying point for workers who came from as far as Queb... Read more

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Notes From Day Seven: The real Jesus "hates religion"
Jefferson Bethke, a young Seattle poet, believes that Jesus hates religion. It will surprise some readers that Jesus hated it, because most of us think that he founded the Christian religion. Yet, that's exactly the point of Bethke's YouTube vid... Read more

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Smile, it won't hurt
Dear Editor: Walking the halls of Fanshawe, one can only assume that there are many people in foul moods. How else would you explain the lack of smiles in this place? I know I've shot many a person a smile without one coming back, but would you... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: Diamonds in the machine
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Did you know that Pink Floyd's 1973 album The Dark Side Of The Moon was so successful that it appeared on the Billboard charts from its release in 1973 until 1988? The album... Read more

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A progressive rock lullaby: Tool and Intronaut at JLC
On January 26, the John Labatt Centre welcomed Intronaut and Tool, two progressive metal bands from California that packed the auditorium tightly with a sold-out crowd. Intronaut's members include Sacha Dunable (guitarist, vocalist), David Ti... Read more

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Tuning into Goatwhore
Fans of black metal have a special reason to celebrate this Valentine's Day as Goatwhore returns with Blood For The Master, their fifth studio album and third offering on Metal Blade Records. Formed in 1997 in New Orleans, the band is made up... Read more

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It's a Wrap: Prince of Reggae becomes King
I decided to take a step back from rap this week to tap into my Jamaican roots and review a reggae album. I was dying to write this whole article in patois, but figured that most people would be satisfied with just plain English. Tomahawk Tech... Read more

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Fossils has a fresh sound
Vancouver's Elias is releasing Fossils, their sophomore album helmed by Jeff Dawson and strongest effort to date. While the band may have grown into public attention with their debut All We Want, Fossils is sure to keep them on the forefront o... Read more

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Quirky name and stock makes Hot Dog a real wiener
When you step into certain locally owned shops in this city, you can feel the amount of passion and hard work that the owners put into making it a special place. Weezi (204 Albert St.) evokes that feeling, and so does Gift of Art (575 Richmond... Read more

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A wake-up call from The Fires Of
Toronto's The Fires Of are offering perspective and growth on their second record, a new EP called The Noise Around The Mean, produced by Chris Cobain in Acton, Ontario. The album is released on Valentine's Day. The album shows a striking pot... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies: There is a time and place for that, but not in public
There is a feeling you get when you start a new relationship and you can't keep your hands off each other. All you want to do is be near each other, but that doesn't give you an excuse to commit the crime of public displays of affection, or PD... Read more

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Long Distance Love: Long distance pets
Having a pet with your long distance love can be all at once a great source of comfort and a great source of stress. Believe me, I speak from experience. As in any relationship, getting a pet together is a big step; it is saying something abou... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You get serious without seeming to do so. Aries and all of his or her closest associates thrive in a playful environment. What seem like careless flaws may turn into crucial design features. Taurus (April 20 -... Read more

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Reel Views: Extremely Loud a heart-wrenching tale
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011) In his new movie Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Director Stephen Daldry brings into excruciating focus the life of a borderline autistic boy struggling with the aftermath of his father's death... Read more

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Reel Views: Catch a classic: To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) As much as Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic work of fiction, so too is Director Robert Mulligan's 1962 film of the same name a classic work of cinema. Perhaps you're familiar with the story o... Read more

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Depp delves back into Thompson's tales
The Rum Diary (2011) Back in 1998, then-rising star Johnny Depp made a splash in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a madcap, frenetic cult hit based on a novel by Hunter S. Thompson. Thirteen years later, Depp once again explores the work of... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Moneyball hits into unassisted triple play
Moneyball (2011) We are just a few short weeks away from Hollywood's biggest night of the year, the Oscar ceremony. As a serious film reviewer who is so close to becoming a voting member of the Academy (if Steven Spielberg and Carrot Top di... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Lise Watier: The colour of beauty
Being an artist, I use many different cosmetic lines and can never chose just one to use, but the one brand that stands out the most to me is Canada's own Lise Watier. As many know, I blog and write a lot about this line, but I have never have... Read more

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Tis the season to be peachy keen
Spring fever is in the air. Sunshine, blue skies and unbelievable temperatures are making me giddy with anticipation of sandals and sangria. Okay, okay, I know; it's still the middle of February. But combine an early (first) thaw with the spri... Read more

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My so-called calling
Something you need to know about Fashion Design students is that we have no lives. If any of them tell you differently, they're not working hard enough FACT. We spend most of our nights seam ripping, sewing, thread marking and patternmaking;... Read more

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Check it Out: Donne Ecstasy?
With love in the air during Valentine's season, it's time to shack up with your sweetheart and soft-cover poetry. And what better way to open her up to some romancing than to open up 17th century poetry? Geez, that sounds corny. Totally serio... Read more

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Talking Cash: Grexit - Understanding Greece's debt crisis
As the sinuous Greek debt situation continues to unfold on the world's financial stage, the increasing possibility of Greece exiting the European Union has created a new word to add to the financial lexicon: Grexit. The term was coined by Citi... Read more

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Food For Thought: Taking it slow and savoury
You're a busy student and you don't have a lot of time to prepare elaborate home-cooked meals, but you're tired of eating junk food for lunch and dinner. A possible solution to this problem lies in a handy countertop appliance that you've prob... Read more

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Consent is sexy
Seriously. Engaging in sexual activity in which all parties feel listened to and respected is hot. Being able to talk about both your boundaries and desires is key to having really great sexual connections. Often when we talk about consent, we... Read more

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Avoid V.D. this V-Day
It's the week of Valentine's Day, which means that it's time for the Fanshawe Student Union's Sexual Awareness Week! Are you looking for the perfect date for Valentine's Day? Then you need to sign up for our Speed Dating event at the Outback S... Read more

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Tablets vs. textbooks
Despite the increasing popularity of tablets, e-textbooks are not necessarily as cost-effective as expected WATERLOO (CUP) "I'm really just looking at it to read books and share pictures, I guess - and maybe textbooks, hopefully textbooks,... Read more

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Sports

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What will become of Sidney Crosby?
Sidney Crosby, Eric Lindros and Bobby Orr these are three names synonymous with two things in hockey: greatness and injuries. Both Lindros and Orr had their careers shortened a great deal by terrible injuries. Also, their final few years in ... Read more

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Motoring: Not much velocity with the Hyundai Veloster
One of the cars I was most looking forward to testing was the Hyundai Veloster, and the main reason behind it is its looks. Just look at it; nothing in our market especially for under $30,000 looks this cool. It has a clever three-door des... Read more

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NFL Czar: Putting the "Eli" back in elite
Well, call me crazy, but I think I may be the last person in the world to finally come around. I truly have to admit my prior mistakes and become the bigger person. Of course, I am talking about my constant criticism of New York Giants quarter... Read more

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NBA Watch: Justifying the NBA All-Stars
Come the end of February, the NBA will host its 61st All-Star Game in Orlando, Florida. It's the first All-Star Game being held in the Eastern Conference since Atlanta in 2003, and fans and pundits are gearing up for the showpiece event. The s... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Is Undertaker over the hill?
The Undertaker made his big return last week and wasted no time in getting into Triple H's face. This is the first time that Undertaker has been in the ring since just after last year's Wrestlemania. The Dead Man inadvertently saved John Laur... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Geting a grip on things
Typically, bodybuilders and athletes are not asked how much they can grip the popular line of questioning seems to be around how much one can bench, or how large one's biceps are. However, grip training can positively impact most athletes, i... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Egypt soccer violence is not a common occurrence
On February 1, supporters of both Port Said club al-Masry and Cairo outfit al-Ahly engaged in something fans of soccer have not seen for many years, and should never see ever again. Seventy-three people died when fans of both clubs ran onto th... Read more

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