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20 Questions: World Peace for the Holidays
Stephanie Van Dyk, 1st year Fitness and Health Promotion. 1. What is something about you that most people don’t know? I really don’t think there’s anything. 2. If you were on a deserted island and could only bring one item or person with you, wh... Read more

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Question of the Week
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News

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Weighing in on aspartame
Cutting back on sugar for the purposes of dieting is much easier these days with aspartame -infused products from Diet Coke to yogurt. But is this chemical additive harmful? This artificial sweetener is marketed under a number of trademark names suc... Read more

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Liberals take London-North Centre
Liberal candidate Glen Pearson won the London-North Centre by-election gathering 35 per cent of the votes. Right behind Pearson was second place finisher and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May who garnered 26 per cent of the votes. Liberal Leader Bill... Read more

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Operation Rudolph cracking down on cyclists
Police will be stricter with cyclists this holiday season. After eight collisions in 2006 resulting in serious personal injury to cyclists, five of which resulted in death, the London police department is meeting the requirements of the law regardin... Read more

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Fanshawe team takes fifth in marketing competition
Every year Fanshawe sends a team of highly skilled Business Marketing students to represent the college in the Ontario College Marketing Competition (OCMC). This year was no exception and Fanshawe sent 22 students to the annual competition, which was... Read more

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President’s Perspective: No need to apologize
So I got to thinking when I was showering last night (where I get most of my bright ideas) I realized that lately, I have been having to apologize for a lot of things. And they are just things about me. Like what I think, or what I like. And I should... Read more

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Career Corner: Fanshawe’s Career Services ease job search
If you are (or will be!) looking for a part-time, full-time or summer job you are invited to visit the Fanshawe College Career Resource Centre. Career Services offers Fanshawe students the following services: - Resume, interview and job search infor... Read more

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Law Talk: Finding and obtaining your credit reports
It is important for people to know what is in their credit report. This is especially true for those who have had a less than perfect record with creditors. Want to see what is in your credit report? Here is how. You can receive a copy of all the i... Read more

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Briefs from around the world
New York - The mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, tried to calm growing anger at the police shooting of a black groom on his wedding day. The mayor met community leaders to discuss the incident, in which 23-year-old Sean Bell was killed and two ... Read more

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Exec Corner: Cutting down on exam stress
Every year around this time, students are struggling with a lot of stress. The main reason for this stress is caused by exams and school work. The other reason is caused by low-income levels. This time of year, many students are struggling to pay bi... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Thwarting Thieves, and Other Housing Issues The Housing Mediation Service, in the Student Success Centre (F2010), provides information to help students, landlords and neighbours who have issues around living in the London community. Here are some i... Read more

Opinion

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Faith Meets Life: Grateful for quiche, among other things
Last night I decided to take a break from news about Israeli-Palestinian violence, environmental degradation and the “War on Terror.” I watched a movie I’d borrowed from a friend, Mississippi Burning (1988). Instead of watching scenes of violence an... Read more

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Forget the bling and buy nothing
So how does it feel being a slave master? How does it feel living the so-called “high life,” consuming in excess? How does it feel to wear clothing sewn by child laborer wage slaves? How does it feel to fill up on steak while people starve to deat... Read more

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What, me Worry? From Atheist to Pastafarian worried about the future of our environment
I was so pleased to receive so much fan mail a few weeks ago; I was thinkin’, gee whiz, I’m gonna get me a fat head if y’all aren’t careful. It’s the Holiday issue though, and His birthday is just around the corner. That’s right, I’ve turned a new l... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Reconsidering the absent God
Ever heard of Shoemaker-Levy? Shoemaker-Levy was a comet. Fragments of it hit Jupiter in 1994. The damage done to the atmosphere of Jupiter was so extreme that we easily saw the explosions and shock waves with the Hubble telescope. What will happ... Read more

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Letters to the editor
Taking it off the court RE: “In memory of Zeke” by Rick Melo, November 27, 2006. After reading the horrible article by Rick Melo (In Memory of Zeke, November 27th edition), I was compelled to tell the truth about the so called SHAMED team, which... Read more

Lifestyles

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Gryner “ready to rumble” with Jewel
If ‘The Bono’ is giving you praise, you must be doing something right. Emm Gryner, a singer-songwriter from Forest Ontario and 1995 Music Industry Arts (MIA) Fanshawe graduate, came back to her alma mater on Friday, November 24 to speak with current... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: How to book your first paying gig
So you’ve got your act together, you’ve established your name and image, you know your material like the back of your hand, and you’re raring to play your first gig, but no one will book you? Don’t think this is an uncommon problem. Just as the media... Read more

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Lying gets this band somewhere
When lead singer Brett Carruthers told me “love, sex and death rock” sums up their music, I thought he was joking. He couldn’t have been more serious; this group certainly doesn’t mess around. Two years ago, a London band called Aphasia traveled to ... Read more

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Beauty tames the Beast at the Grand
The Grand’s currently running production of Beauty and the Beast is, pardon the pun, positively enchanted. The hit 1991 Disney film turned into hit 1996 musical through the combined talents of Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Time Rice incorporates al... Read more

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The Knife keeps second album sharp
The Knife- Silent Shout I’m a little late on this one, but I think I’d be doing you a great disservice if I didn’t go back and review The Knife’s sophomore effort, released back in June. This Swedish brother-and-sister duo has matured tremendously... Read more

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Fashion Fashionista: Festive fashions to fit the season
Between the Christmas parties, New Year’s celebrations and all the other excuses to eat, drink and be merry this season, you have to figure out first and foremost what you are going to wear. Be sure not to shy away from last-minute holiday invites, ... Read more

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My Bits and Bytes: Gears of War on everyone’s wishlist
Gears of War for the Xbox 360 Holy crap! That’s all I can really say. If I wasn’t expected to write more about this game that’s all I would say for this review. Seeing how I have to fill up a page, I don’t think I will have any trouble doing that ... Read more

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A depressingly good read
A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick According to the author’s note at the back of the book, A Scanner Darkly is “. . . a novel about some people who were punished entirely too much for what they did . . . They were like children playing in the stre... Read more

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Chef's Corner: The holiday’s best treats and booze
Not to alarm anybody, but the festive season is upon us. For many this means juggling a month or so of family and social obligations with very little time left to enjoy the holiday season for oneself. I personally try and thwart the depression caused... Read more

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Holidays for Dummies
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Gift giving this year
Homemade Ideas If money is your biggest worry this season, or your consumer mind doesn’t want to give-in to the big corporate controllers, why not make your family and loved ones their gift this year. From cookies, to ornaments, scrap... Read more

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Homegrown poinsettias for sale
Anyone want to put a smile on Mom’s face this holiday season? Why not buy her a poinsettia. Second-year students in the Horticulture Technician program at Fanshawe College are currently selling poinsettias, which they have been nursing all semester... Read more

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Holiday Recipes
Grampa's Brandy Alexander Perfect for a choco-holic at Christmas time. A guaranteed winner! Serve in any glass and garnish with whipped cream and sprinkle on chocolate powder. 2 tablespoons brandy 2 tablespoons creme de cacao 2 tablespoons chocola... Read more

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Exclusive with a mall Santa
For years children and adults-alike have flocked to the mall to get their picture taken with the fat man in a chair, surrounded by holiday elves and fake reindeer. Santa Claus, also known as Rick Raph, will be entertaining children and adults alike ... Read more

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Get outta town for the holidays
For those of you who are feeling adventurous this season, and want to experience the holidays in a foreign place, you are not alone. ‘Tis the season to celebrate and explore what this world has to offer. Here is a delightful mix of great December de... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Santa's Slay spreads yuletide fear
Santa’s Slay (2005) Move over Miracle on 34th Street. Step aside It’s a Wonderful Life. See you later Ernest Saves Christmas. There’s a new film that can claim the title of the greatest Christmas movie of all time, and that movie is Santa’s Slay. ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) When the weekend finally arrives you’re finally free to celebrate, run away or hide your head in the sand. How will you spend the next few days? Listen to your head, not your heart. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) All susp... Read more

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Ask the Sex Doc: Cleanliness important to ensure healthy sex life
Dear Sex Doc; So here’s my dilemma. My boyfriend loves getting blowjobs. That’s not a big deal, but the smell of his crotch is. I don’t know if it’s because he’s not circumcised or what, but his dick reeks. I love my guy, but something has to give.... Read more

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Games, fashion and charity at the X
Hey y’all this is the station promo down-low of what’s done or on the go… Keep promoting X Dance Parties on the air. We do formals, theme dances, regular dances, we can get intelligent laser lights. DJ Schwartz (Derek Schwartzentruber) is our DJ he ... Read more

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Holiday Karma Pays it Forward
‘Tis the season for laughter, love and sharing. This year, give the gift that keeps on giving, and pay it forward to someone who deserves it. Do a good deed, help someone you may not know, and that will be the best gift you can give anyone and yourse... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: A perfect ten for Amorphis’s Eclipse
It’s hard to pick just one of my newer CDs to review considering I have gotten so many over the past three months, but this release by Amorphis will not disappoint. Amorphis – Eclipse Amorphis came together in 1990 looking to get a piece of the F... Read more

Sports

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Falcons number one in nation
Look no further than right here on campus for Canada’s best college basketball team. The Fanshawe Falcon men’s basketball team was 6-0 going into their match-up with Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) West division rival Niagara College on... Read more

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After 94 years, you’d think the CFL could run a decent Grey Cup
EDMONTON (CUP) -- Leave it to Nelly Furtado to ruin a perfectly enjoyable football game. The only entertaining part of the B.C. Lions’ 25-14 win over the Montreal Alouettes in the 94th Grey Cup Sunday was listening to my Quebec-born mother rant about... Read more

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Sports in Seconds: All I want for Christmas...
The holiday season is a time to spend quality time with your friends and loved ones, make last minute trips to the shopping centre for Christmas gifts, and indulge in turkey feasts and holiday cocktails. It is also a time to hear my holiday wish lis... Read more

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Badminton, volleyball making headlines
Allard captures single title in Fanshawe badminton invitational A total of twelve Colleges and 132 athletes participated in the 17th Annual Fanshawe Invitational Badminton Tournament on November 24 to November 25. Defending 2005-2006 singles cha... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Save the sweets for Santa
All right, so who’s getting fat with me this December? Come on, you know you love it. Christmas party after Christmas party, platters of food at your fingertips, plentiful cocktails to be downed over the holidays and tupperwares full of left over fo... Read more

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Motoring: Accord takes some getting used to
Over the years, I have come to expect certain things from Hondas. They are all well made, they hold their value very well in the market, and they are fun to drive. The Accord coupe however, only scores well on the first two points. Yes, the Accord ... Read more

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Athletes of the week
Falcons basketball Now deep into their season, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are ripping up the courts. The men’s team in particular have won their last three tournaments, placing them in the top spot for the Ontario rankings and hi... Read more

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Around the Ring: Lita out of the WWE ring
Oh man…I wish I had more people over for the Survivor Series. Not that I was exactly lonely, I mean, I had my girlfriend there and my other friend who was giving $10 towards the show, but that means I lost $30! I understand that you have to start the... Read more

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Holiday season with modern twist
Where oh where has all the parking gone at the mall now that the calendar has flipped to December. Here we go again now that the Holiday Season has sprung full force. It’s that very special time of year when people from all walks of life join in the ... Read more

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Colbert’s Canadian connection
Last night Comedy Central’s ‘The Colbert Report’ introduced a new friend to the show. Who is this new friend you ask? It’s London’s own, Breckon Prest, Stephen Colbert’s brand new “Canadian Friend”. Stephen announced that he was giving up his long s... Read more

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Mr. Christmas called crackpot
If it weren’t real it would be described as sheer lunacy, but for over a dozen years Johnny Wanker has been celebrating Christmas everyday of his life. So deep is his love for Christmas that, over 12 years, he reckons he has consumed 4,380 turkeys ... Read more

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Bush considers Christmas trees for Baghdad
In an effort to help bring a sense of calm to the War in Iraq word has leaked out from the White House that George W. Bush is considering having U.S. Troops erect a number of Christmas trees in Baghdad as soon as next week. “I think the Iraqi people... Read more

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Groined Santa canned by two malls in short span
A shopping mall Santa got a groin full of foot when a naughty little girl booted him squarely in the groin and pulled his beard down to his waist. In response, Santa, doubled over, writhing in pain and screaming in an unusual octave about his gonads ... Read more

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