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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 11th, 2016

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Ninety-seven per cent of students in the paramedic program want to see change
Countless programs at Fanshawe College, including the Paramedic program, include mandatory fitness requirements in order to pass the program. Unfortunately, due to the construction of the new fitness and wellness centre to come in January ... Read more

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Have they kept their promises?
There were 195 promises made by the Liberal Party during their federal campaign. Some of the top promises made were the middle class tax cut, the inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women, bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end ... Read more

Food delivery right to your classroom
Three Fanshawe students have created their own start up that delivers food from restaurants on campus directly to your classroom. The website, called dbegins.com, has a simple sign up process. ... Read more

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Homicide rates in London drop dramatically
Homicide rates in London have dropped significantly since 2013, which saw 10 murders as compared to only three in 2014, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent annual homicide report. The last two years have yielded the lowest h... Read more

CMHA Middlesex offers empowering opportunities to students
“You may have a perception of what mental health looks like with individual clients; you have perceptions on how they are going to react, talk or behave and I am telling you that that perception will change 100 per cent while working one-on-one... Read more

Tuition fee blues
Ontario tuition is one of the highest in the country, so it is understandable that many students have a hard time paying it off. With the new semester starting and reminders that tuition payments are due, Interrobang spoke to Andrew Smith, dis... Read more

Opinion

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Fork in the Road: Living authentically
I recall having a conversation with a friend of mine recently in which she firmly stated it’s impossible for her not to be herself all the time. I chuckled to myself at the notion because it seemed so self-evident, but what she really mean... Read more

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Rumours of Grace: A single person can change the world in 2016
There’s a great line in the BBC mini-series called The Bible. It happens when Jesus meets Peter, a man who catches fish for a living. In this scene, though, we discover that the fishing has been bad. Peter is just bringing his boat in afte... Read more

How to spot an idiot
While you were visiting family and sleeping off the blinding hangovers that marked our collective entrance into the new year, the government was scrambling for a strategy to cope with the Syrian refugees trickling into the country. The attacks i... Read more

Lifestyles

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) There’s a reason why laughter is the best medicine. If you can see your problems in a humorous light, they’ll suddenly look a lot smaller. Use your heat in love, not in anger. Taurus (April 20 - Ma... Read more

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App review: Storehouse
Photo sharing seems to be a growing area of interest for app developers and users alike. Apps like Instagram and Pinterest make it increasingly easier to share photos with a lot of people, but what happens if you only want to share photos with a few ... Read more

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Scientific Adventures: 2015's science news in review
With 2016 now upon us, let us look back at five of the largest scientific events last year. NASA makes it to Pluto When NASA launched the New Horizons probe in 2006, they had to wait quite a while for it to reach its destination, Plu... Read more

Bobbyisms: Looking towards music on the horizon in 2016
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Happy New Years and welcome back. Now that the holidays are behind us and all the ‘Best of 2015’ lists with them, it’s exciting to look ahead to music in 20... Read more

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Spread the cheer all year
Why it’s important to give back after the holidays There are many organizations asking the community to give back during the holiday season. The London Knights host a teddy bear toss for the Salvation Army, where stuffed animals are... Read more

New Year's resolution solution
So it’s that time of the year again. You tell yourself, “This will be the year; this year will be different.” But will it be? Forbes magazine reported in 2013 around 40 per cent of Americans make New Year’s resolution... Read more

Beauty Boy: Night masks for the new year
It’s time to add a new and fresh skincare product to your everyday routine for 2016. Do you ever wake up and have your skin looking tired, even if you are using a night cream? There is a fairly new product on the market called a nigh... Read more

The Force Awakens... then presses snooze
After much waiting, build-up, controversy and anticipation, the day has finally arrived – a brand new Star Wars trilogy has begun. With an incredibly large cast, featuring both old favourites and new, this is a movie that tells the story ... Read more

Wreckord Reviews: 2015 hits and misses
We can thank 2015 for some truly amazing moments, especially the “Hotline Bling” music video. Although we have to remember it’s also responsible for such atrocities as Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really (really really re... Read more

Lemons and Lines: New year, new you
I don’t know about you, but over the Christmas holidays I always find that I have too much stuff. Studies have shown that people who use everything they own and have no clutter are much less stressed than people who have too much. Tacklin... Read more

Thirty day challenge
This is typically the time of year I write about New Year’s resolutions and the debate as to whether to make them or not. Instead, I’d like to appeal to the masses and give you a challenge to get you feeling good after the holid... Read more

The Church Key exceptional in every way
Whether you’re looking for a celebration meal, a nice date location or simply treating yourself to some quality dining, the Church Key Bistro- Pub is the place for you. The entire restaurant feels elegant, but not to the point of snob... Read more

The Big Short is a bit long
OKANAGAN (CUP) – Going to see The Big Short was a strange experience. At different times, the movie had me tense, bored, entertained, confused and in stitches laughing. In short, the film is a rollercoaster, but not in a good way. Ta... Read more

Creep, the scariest film of 2015 that you probably missed
For horror movie fans, 2015 was an impressive year of surprise successes with titles including The Babadook and It Follows. Even M. Night Shyamalan managed to blow audiences away with the unanticipated triumph that was The Visit. Indeed, the p... Read more

The student's guide to eating right on a budget
As a student, eating right can be a difficult prospect. Students have both little money to spend on healthy food, as well as little time to make home cooked meals. Many students find themselves buying frozen dinners or eating fast food, but no... Read more

Getting back into school mode
After a relaxing break from school, before you know it, it’s time to go back to class and start up with studying again. This can be a daunting task after endless days visiting with friends and family and the large amounts of food and snacking ... Read more

Walk fast toward the fear
Ed Kennedy isn’t someone you’d expect to read a book about. Basically, Ed is all of us. He’s going nowhere fast and is completely aware of it. He’s 19-yearsold, a smart kid who didn’t bother applying himself in... Read more

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Get on the SMART track for fitness in 2016
Getting into shape for the new year is one of the many goals people make after the Christmas holidays. Tabula Rasa, which means blank slate, relates to January: a new semester, new classes and new classmates, pretty much new everything. Also,... Read more

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How to take the perfect nap
The Christmas holidays are over and with them the chance to catch up on all the sleep you missed during the school year. As the assignments pile up in the new year and the classes seem to be demanding more and more, the comfort you felt over... Read more

Sports

2015 a strong year for Fanshawe athletics
We are officially halfway through the school year and Fanshawe’s varsity teams have begun to look ahead to the second half of their season. The teams had a great deal of success on both an individual player level as well as a team. Below are s... Read more

Motoring: New Civic still a great compact car
For nearly the last two decades, the Honda Civic has been the best-selling car in Canada. It’s not hard to work out why, since the Civic has been an affordable, reliable and practical vehicle for those who want a compact car. Nationa... Read more

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