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Interrobang issue for Monday, February 1st, 2016

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Share the Land celebrates its fifth anniversary
Share the Land celebrates its fifth anniversary on Feb. 9, as Music Industry Arts (MIA) students at Fanshawe come together to play their own creative covers of Canadian classics. “The students do all the work, I sort of coach them th... Read more

Orphan Black: The Card Game has Fanshawe origin
Orphan Black: The Card Game, is a social role deduction game based on the popular show of the same name. The Canadian science fiction series is a wildly popular and highly rated show starring Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany, who has earned cr... Read more

Be a lamb, buy a Share-O-Gram
The Sharing Shop is hosting a fundraising event so students can give back to their classmates and share some of the love that comes along with the month of February. For only $1 students can buy a Share-O-Gram, which includes a card with a... Read more

How to protect your pet when walking outside
Anyone who has ever owned a pet knows what valuable members of the family they are. As such it can be upsetting when something happens to them. The owner of Wriggley, a 70-pound Goldendoodle, learned this the tough way after the dog had t... Read more

Canadian colleges collaborating with communities
The Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) will provide colleges and polytechnics across Canada with more funding in order to address a multitude of issues affecting post-secondary students in their surrounding communities. T... Read more

Fanshawe alumnus uses GoFundMe for MBA dreams
In today’s world the cost of tuition is an absolute nightmare. From 2010 to 2015 the average cost of tuition for undergraduates rose from $5,146 to $5,959, and this year the national average rose to $6,191. For graduates looking to achiev... Read more

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Expand your horizons at this year's International Week
International Week will be held on the week of Feb. 1. It is a week, held annually, where the International Centre of Fanshawe College allows networking opportunities for students from various programs to get involved in their own communities ... Read more

Opinion

Rumours of Grace: The Revenant, promoting a destructive myth
Revenant is a word that means someone who returns from the dead. A number of websites will tell you that the word is French in origin. Besides being chosen as the title for the current movie based on the story of 19th century trapper Hugh Glass,... Read more

Fork in the Road: It's good, you say?
Unsurprisingly, I got into yet another debate recently. Yes, I know I ought to learn to keep my mouth shut sometimes, but I doubt it’ll happen in this lifetime. This time around, my adversary and I got onto the topic of the current sta... Read more

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Who the hell is Patrick Brown?
Becoming a politician is similar to going on a first date. There’s a nerve-wracking period in which you’re just trying to disguise your glaring personality flaws, and hoping to god that your kale salad doesn’t get stuck in your... Read more

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Human rights issues in Saudi Arabia cast shadow on arms deal and education
On Jan. 2, 47 prisoners were executed in Saudi Arabia, the largest mass execution in the country since 1980. Since that horrific act, Canada has been questioning whether we should be doing business with the kingdom. The number one issue... Read more

Green eggs and vehicular manslaughter
From a young age, literacy is an incredibly important subject. I’m sure most of us can remember learning to print, learning to write in cursive and eventually learning to fluff up a 350 word essay to meet a four page requirement just hours... Read more

Lifestyles

Beauty Boy: The secret to becoming a blushing beauty
One of the greatest things to add to your complexion is a pop of cheek colour. Blush will help bring a healthy glow to your skin, will blend your contour and highlight seamlessly and will add more dimensions to your makeup routine. There are m... Read more

Novel too ambitious for its own good
KAMLOOPS (CUP) – The first sentence in When the Guns Were Turned on Us by Christopher Mc- Garry explains exactly what this book is: the realization of right wing conspiracy theorists’ extreme predictions. The almighty American ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Personalities should be factored in with everything else. Logic for some is nonsense for others. Consider starting from the absolute beginning so that all are clear. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Few se... Read more

Madchild continues his rise to glory with latest tour
If you haven’t heard of Madchild before, sit down, shut up and get ready for a crash course in the chaotic life of a touring musician. The Canadian-born rapper rose to fame with the hip-hop group Swollen Members, releasing singles like &... Read more

Dirty Grandpa: rated R for racist
Well, it’s happened. Just when you thought Hollywood had reached its bigoted, misogynistic peak, a new movie comes along and proves you depressingly wrong. That movie is Dirty Grandpa, a film that has reached new heights on Crap Mountain... Read more

Bobbyisms: James Hunter crafts a gem worth holding on to
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. This week, I’m thankful for the coming release of the James Hunter Six’s new record Hold On!, which will be available everywhere on Friday, Feb. 5 via Daptone Rec... Read more

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Does this make me a crazy cat person? The seven stages of Neko Atsume addiction
It’s finally happened, I’ve become the crazy cat lady I never wanted to be. I watched people post pictures of adorable cats on Twitter for months wondering why anyone would want to play a game written completely in Japanese. In Oct... Read more

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Five reasons to lose weight that people don't talk about
Precision Nutrition recently published an article called “5 reasons to lose weight”, which failed to mention disease prevention or looking fit. As a fitness consultant myself, I thought I would share these five other reasons and try... Read more

Pocket Mortys: A clone to rival all clones
You step out of a green portal and immediately the blast of humid jungle air hits your face; you are in an alien world. To your left and right grows a lush pink forest, all vaguely cuboidal. Though, in front of you sits a monstrosity. The creat... Read more

Scientific Adventures: Pluto-killer strikes again, finds new planet
This week we look at dissolving medical sensors, the possible discovery of a new Neptune-sized planet at the fringes of our solar system and 2015 being the hottest year on record. New silicon sensors biodegrade Scientists from two Mi... Read more

G33K LYFE: Look who's laughing now - the top five Jokers over the decades
Since his first appearance in Batman 76 years ago, the Joker has risen in popularity to the point where he is not just the most famous comic book villain, but arguably the most infamous antagonist of any medium. With more than 250 appearances ... Read more

Oldie, but deviously goodie
Are you be crumbling under life’s varying pressures, then perhaps you ought to turn to one of the most widely-read books of all time for comfort. I’m talking, of course, about queen of mystery Agatha Christie’s And Then T... Read more

Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies rock the house at Rum Runners
Thanks to Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program, we've seen some fantastic bands come out of the college. One of these bands is the indie folk collective, Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies. This week Interrobang had the chance to c... Read more

Show up, dress up, impress
Originally, applying for a job was a simple process. It involved looking for a Help Wanted sign, handing in a resume and/or filling out an application and waiting for a phone call. Then came the interview, and finding out if you got the job. ... Read more

Keep your unusual unicorn pumps at home
Everyone has heard about the dangers of not wearing the right footwear for the occasion: sprained ankles when hiking in sneakers; scraped feet while wearing flipflops while cycling; the list goes on. In the workplace though, not having the... Read more

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Resumés: Writing yourself into a job
Your resumé is the most important tool in your search for a job, but it’s important that it doesn’t get lost in the pool of applications that the employer will inevitably be receiving. However, with proper organization, a well-cr... Read more

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Cracking the code for interviews
In the past, interviews were face-to-face meetings between the employer and employee. That was a time before advancements in technology made various aspects of life more efficient. The result of this is an automated resume drop box that reviews a... Read more

Can you ask that?: Keeping interviews legal
Applying for a job can be an intimidating process. Depending on how much you prepare, you cannot be certain on what the interviewer will ask, but at least you can know what the interviewer is not allowed to ask. These questions can seem harmless ... Read more

How to make money without selling yourself
We all need money to live. It’s a difficult reality for anyone, but it’s perhaps the most difficult for post-secondary students and recent graduates. In a world where having a job means sacrificing your grades, it’s difficult to kee... Read more

Sports

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Two Fanshawe coaches heading to national competition
Ontario Volleyball announced that Patrick Johnston and Sean Pellow, Fanshawe’s men’s and women’s volleyball head coaches, have been named Head Coaches of the 16U Team Ontario Men’s and Women’s Volleyball teams. ... Read more

Premier League Ponderings: Goals, goals, goals
If there is one argument that keeps cropping up from non-football fans about the sport that actually holds a little water, is that it really isn’t the highest scoring sport on the planet. Sure, there are always outliers; European powe... Read more

Motoring: 2016 Hyundai Genesis does everything but disappoint
Think of it as the end of a beginning. Last week, at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Hyundai made the North American debut of Genesis as a brand, not just a model. This has been a long time coming for Hyundai to... Read more

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