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20 Questions: Marshell is heading west
Tracy Marshell is in her third semester (second year) of the Law Clerk program at Fanshawe. 1. What is something about you that most people don't know? Apparently, I'm funny… 2. If you were on a deserted island and could only bring one i... Read more

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News

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Marketing initiative targets students
Super-hero — or super-stripper? Fanshawe's new marketing campaign is open for interpretation. The Fanshawe College Marketing and Communications department have unveiled an edgy new marketing campaign in hopes of attracting new students to ... Read more

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3M supports Fanshawe with corporate sponsorship
Sponsorship of over $100, 000 for Continuing Education courses at Fanshawe College for the next three years has been donated to the college by 3M. The deal will ensure the continued enhancement of learning opportunities and education for students of ... Read more

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Man's face slashed in latest alcohol-related incident
An out of control party on Fleming Drive on October 22, ended with one non-Fanshawe student being seriously injured with a beer bottle after a fight erupted. Fleming Drive, located directly across the street from the college, is a known student resi... Read more

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Enron CEO finally sentenced to 24 years
One of America's biggest corporate scandals has witnessed a sense of white-collar justice after Jeff Skilling, former Enron CEO, was sentenced to 24 years and four months in prison for his fraudulent role in the energy company's 2001 demise. ... Read more

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Career Corner: 10 steps to follow-up the job search
Did you know that your resume has a life cycle equal to no other? It has the unique ability to regenerate interest throughout its life span or die a quick death. As a job seeker you are only hurting your chances of finding employment by thinking th... Read more

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Briefs from around the world
Denmark: A court in Copenhagen has cleared the editors of the Danish newspaper that published an editorial cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed as a terrorist. The cartoon quickly spread across the world and caused controversy, riots and a bevy of... Read more

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Exec Corner: Is Facebook consuming your life?
Everyone is probably aware of the new online fad called “Facebook”. Many people who are already connecting with long lost friends or current friends on this website know what I am talking about. Those of you who heard of it, but haven'... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
What happens at graduation? Before the Ceremony: 1. Check Fanshawe OnLine to confirm your grad status and order your tickets. If you miss the deadline to order tickets online, call the Graduation Office at 519.452.4123. You don't need a ticket... Read more

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President's Perspective: It's all about Halloween
Last year I was lucky enough to have gotten to be the VP who got to write in the Exec Corner section when it was Halloween. And this year, I get to write every week, so it's my Halloween article once again! This is seriously my favourite holiday... Read more

Opinion

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Appealing to students
Like a thunderbolt it hits you, and with that I'm left to thinking Fanshawe is finally onto something. I am speaking of course about Fanshawe's latest marketing initiative that is everything past marketing strategies are not. The new campaig... Read more

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What, me Worry? A new age for art
What is art? What a boring question. How about, what happened to art? Where the hell did it go? When you think of your favourite artist, or piece of work, do you find that you can't think of anything worthwhile that has emerged in the last fifty... Read more

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Bathroom etiquette blunder
Has this ever happened to you? Everyone has been in a similar situation, yet not everyone is comfortable talking about this topic. Being in the position to have my views published in the paper, and personally being comfortable discussing pretty muc... Read more

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The Intern: Last minute ideas for Halloween
Regardless of how old you may be, Halloween is a time that can be enjoyed by everyone. Whether you are handing out candy, going around and collecting it, scaring the life out of other people, or stealing candy, whichever you prefer. However, as you... Read more

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Letters to the editor
Defending Real Women RE: October 16, 2006 “Defining Real Women” Dear Editor: Ashley Houghton's diatribe masquerading as a review of Real Women London (RWL) Magazine (Interrobang, Oct 16) was both pathetic and distorted. Just bec... Read more

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Social Justice: Threats to Palestine
Imagine living in a bullet-ridden, war-torn slum, completely walled off from the outside world by 60 foot concrete walls, guarded by snipers, tanks, and helicopters. You are not allowed out, if you try to leave, you will be shot and killed with the ... Read more

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16 oz of pure heartbreak
I, like many others, must rely on London Transit to safely deliver me to campus and back home. Early on I made the mistake of believing that the buses frequently arrive when they are supposed to and have had to resort to waking up very early for the ... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Redemption awareness week
Actually, redemption and hope awareness week. Two weeks ago I wrote on the question of why Christian communities have proliferated and remained in our part of the planet. In almost every other area of the world too, one notices that such communities... Read more

Lifestyles

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A history of Halloween from around the world
Being that Canada is a multicultural country, it is important to know Halloween is celebrated in different parts of the world. To start, it is interesting to know the story behind Halloween. Halloween is a day celebrated mostly by children in costum... Read more

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Ultimate Halloween playlist
Your chocolate cravings have evolved beyond those single-serving boxes of Smarties and hopefully so has your taste in music. Leave the predictable and barely entertaining “Monster Mash” back in the 60's where it belongs this Hallowee... Read more

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Branding your band
Every band participates in spamming random individuals regarding their album launches, creating mass mailing lists to keep their fans informed, adding their touring plans to website directories, and putting up wall-to-wall posters in their downtown d... Read more

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First show in London gains fans
It's very difficult for a band to get noticed in the music scene these days. Finding your own sound, in a sea of generic clone wannabe's, can be a daunting task for any up and coming group. The End of August, however, has accomplished this w... Read more

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“Last Comic Standing”, Josh Blue, to perform at Fanshawe
Like any good comedian, the first thing Josh Blue bought after he won NBC's “Last Comic Standing” was a beer. Blue's unique brand of self-deprecating humour and a no-holds-barred attitude about his disability, Cerebral Palsy, had... Read more

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k-os' Atlantis exudes confidence
k-os- Atlantis: Hymns for Disco I'm still surprised when I'm talking to someone from outside Canada, and they have no idea who k-os is. The Toronto hip-hop artist broke into the mainstream (well, the Canadian mainstream at least) in 2004 w... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: A spook-tacularly too-rrific sequel
More frightening than Frankenstein. More bloodthirsty than Count Dracula. Less calories than Count Chocula. The werewolf has been a staple of the horror genre for decades. In 1985 a new kind of werewolf was introduced to the masses - a young, hip we... Read more

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DVD Review: Wondershowzen Season 2 as good as the first
Wondershowzen Season 2 I know that I touched base early on this year with a review of Wondershowzen's Season One DVD and gave it a “must see” review. Well, my prayers have been answered because Season Two has come out very quickly a... Read more

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Book Review: Bestseller, The Lovely Bones, emotionally satisfying
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold It's hard to predict which books will become best sellers, but when they do reach that plateau, it seems as if that's the time to hop on the bandwagon. Sometimes I like to read a popular novel and pick it... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Hatebreed gets personal
Hatebreed — “Supremacy” I have to be honest right off the bat and say that any time I heard or saw this band, I've watched/listened because they have a huge fan base and tried to figure out why. I never got into these guys and... Read more

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Fanshawe Fashionista: Sexy, not slutty, is in for Halloween
This magical time of year is rolling around once again, where you can become anything you can imagine, and transform yourself with the help of a little makeup and the right outfit. Halloween costumes provide little barriers, and endless opportunitie... Read more

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My Bits and Bytes: Saints Row in top marks for Xbox 360
Saints Row for the Xbox 360 I came into this game thinking that it would be nothing more than a Grand Theft Auto clone with nothing new to offer. With that said, I know it's been out for a while but my buddy who bought it dropped it off this we... Read more

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Smitty's serves up some good grub
Smitty's Family Restaurant is one of those London landmarks that you've probably passed but never thought about. Housed as part of the Lamplighter Inn on 591 Wellington Road South (just south of Commissioners), the restaurant has been operati... Read more

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This week at the X
The X team had a busy week broadcasting live from the College Information Program, carving pumpkins in the Oasis and spinnin' our wheel at That Party Place. The CIP event took place in J gym. It was a very informative session and a lot of people... Read more

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Chef's Corner: Chef scares up some Halloween treats
Halloween is a truly magical time of year: houses decked out in macabre decorations, a month of fabulously campy horror films on television, children roving the streets in adorable costumes and last but not least, the candy. Of course the candy was b... Read more

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Top ten movies to watch this Halloween
With so many scary movies out there it's hard to find the right one for Halloween, I've narrowed it down and here's what I've come up with. 10. Interview with the Vampire A Vampire tells a reporter his life story and about the lif... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) There's much to anticipate, whether you're looking at the next minute or the next year. However you choose to get airborne, this is a great day to fly. You're wildly in love with something or someone. Tauru... Read more

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Ask the Sex Doc: Anal, what's in it for her
Dear Sex Doc; I've heard some girls like anal sex. What the hell could they get from that? Wouldn't that miss all their girly parts? Confused Girls Cornhole @ UNBC Dear Confused Girls Cornhole; Yeah CGC, most people have already heard why ... Read more

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Leader of the trailer pack
EDMONTON (CUP) -- Booze. Drugs. Foul language. These are some of the things that Michael Clattenburg, director of the highly popular Showcase series “Trailer Park Boys”, engages in a regular basis -- or at least partakes in vicariously th... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Classic metal review
Yes, it's been another crazy and frustrating week and that means I've had another week of cranking some old metal in order to soothe my soul. This week, I'll look at two discs from one of the most well known death metalers of the late 80s... Read more

Sports

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Falcons on course to repeat as champions
History could be repeating itself. The Fanshawe Falcon women's soccer team defeated Seneca College 2-0 in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) quarterfinals on October 22nd to advance them to the semifinals. The Falcons will meet Dur... Read more

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Bad actors, choices, charity and creepy Cruise
MONTREAL (CUP) -- Professional athletes seem to be the stars of TV commercials these days. Whether endorsing Campbell's Chunky Soup or Right Guard deodorant, they are telling consumers that they use these products while preparing for the Super Bo... Read more

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Men's soccer bow out in OCAA playoffs
The Fanshawe College men's soccer team was defeated by George Brown 4-3 in the quarterfinals of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) playoffs. Head coach Paul D'Hollander said the Falcons should have came out on top. “This ... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: Major life decision made by sports fan
Sometimes in life it is better to move on and leave certain things behind. As I struggled off and on for approximately three or four weeks with my commitment of fandom to my favourite National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, the Toronto Maple Leafs, ... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Relationships bad for the waistline
A couple of days ago, I was thinking about what actually got me into training with weights. I had graduated from the Fitness and Health Program by 2003 but hadn't lifted a weight during the two year program. My only concern was sports and sports ... Read more

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Motoring: New Mazda CX7 at top of SUVclass
There is no secret that I like Mazda cars. Pretty much everything they make is either good, or the best in its category in my view. However, all the cars I have tested from Mazda before have been new models of cars they had producing, so they had a ... Read more

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Around the Ring: Weekly wrestling review
TNA's Bound For Glory PPV was last Sunday and I have to say that it was one of the best PPVs I've seen ever. The performers, the action and the whole VIBE of the show was spot on. This PPV was a milestone for many reasons. First, the PPV was... Read more

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Toilet seat spider has deadly venom
And you thought the brown recluse was bad! Three women in North Florida recently turned up at various hospitals over a five-day period, all with the same symptoms. Fever, chills, and vomiting, followed by muscular collapse, paralysis, and finally, d... Read more

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Parachute pants Asian sensation
A long forgotten 80's fashion trend, parachute pants, made famous by MC Hammer are regaining their lost glory in Asia, most notably China. As China opens its culture to everything American, the biggest export is American music, and MC Hammer is ... Read more

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