Current Issue: Friday, March 15th, 2019

Interrobang

Interrobang Archives

Interrobang issue for Monday, February 19th, 2007

Interactive

Interrobang

20 Questions: Shy student releases big secret
Janet is a first-year Child and Youth Worker student. 1. What is something about you that most people don’t know? That I sleep with my Taz pillow 2. If you were on a deserted island and could only bring one item or person with you, what would it... Read more

Interrobang

Question of the Week
Click here to view.

News

Interrobang

Student arrested after Career Fair protest
Security guards at Fanshawe College used excessive brutality tactics, according to an arrested protester. A student-organized protest turned sour at the Fanshawe College Career Fair that was held on Tuesday, February 13th on campus. Several students... Read more

Interrobang

Around the world briefs
Beirut - Around 300,000 Lebanese waving flags and blue balloons demonstrated in Beirut on last Wednesday to honor Rafik al-Hariri, two years after the ex-premier's killing, and show support for the anti-Syrian government. Thailand - Bangkok poli... Read more

Interrobang

A chance to travel
Pick up a pen and pack your bags because Fanshawe’s International Department is looking for two enthusiastic students to travel to Japan for a cultural exchange. The students will be chosen to travel to the eastern part of the Kanto Plains, just 120... Read more

Interrobang

Career Corner: Workplace reality
Starting a career after college can be a challenge even for the more seasoned job seeker. Many think that once they’ve armed themselves with an updated resume and a cover letter the rest will be easy…just watch and wait for the perfect job. Wishful t... Read more

Interrobang

Law Talk: Your rights after car repairs go wrong
If a consumer has a dispute with the repairs done by an automobile repair shop it is important to know that both parties have certain legal rights and obligations. Consumer Protection Act, 2002 (CPA), regulates all repair shops. The act requires all... Read more

Interrobang

Facial G-strings keep out the cold, help folks stay healthy
MONTREAL (CUP) -- The latest trend in winter wear may be wearing a G-string on your face. A man who refers to himself as only Felipo is making bizarre-looking nose warmers -- also called “facial G-strings” -- to help Montrealers stave off the winter... Read more

Interrobang

President’s Perspective: Think before you pose
In today’s world, as we move more and more towards computers and other technological advances, people are losing the person-to-person contact that we used to only use. Our world is becoming faster and more convenient, which is great, but at the same ... Read more

Interrobang

Exec Corner: Fanshawe impresses visitors
This past weekend, I had the luxury of hitting the town with my older brother and his friend from Waterloo. They have both visited London before, but this time we had a little more time. So, I decided to take them both on a tour of the campus. Now, ... Read more

Interrobang

F.A.T.S. Knows!
Income Tax Forms The Office of the Registrar will distribute the 2006 tax forms called T2202As, only through your FanshaweOnline account, by February 28, 2007. What is a T2202A? It’s the income tax form that shows the eligible amount of tuition ... Read more

Opinion

Interrobang

Arrested protester speaks out
Silencing students: we do that. Sadistic threats: we do that. Excessive and unnecessary force: we do that too. Attention Fanshawe Students, the moment you cross onto this side of our gated community’s security barrier - fence - you are trespassing. ... Read more

Interrobang

What, Me Worry?: Brain power
Ever wonder why you can’t think for yourself? Probably not, because if you did, it would prove that you were in fact thinking for yourself. The brain is a muscle that requires daily exercise that you’re probably not providing. At some point one must ... Read more

Interrobang

Write On! all wrong
I’m looking at a copy of the February 3 edition of the London Free Press and a particular ad caught my eye. It’s for a contest called Write On! where London’s young‘uns have a chance to put their creative abilities to the test. The idea is to catch a... Read more

Interrobang

Fair trading in a capitalist market
What is fair trade? Fair trade is the most humane and ethical way for a company to obtain imported products and goods. It is a movement that offers customers an alternative choice when it comes to buying everyday commodities, unique and artistically... Read more

Interrobang

Faith Meets Life: For art’s sake
Two of my brothers make art for a living, one in New York, and the other in Rotterdam, while many of my family members are “into art.” Meanwhile, the hallways of Fanshawe are graced, here and there, by the contributions of students in the visual art... Read more

Lifestyles

Interrobang

Musical Ramblings: Slayer at the JLC
I figured that since we were just treated with an excellent concert last week, I’d give my first-hand review of the Slayer concert. I arrived at the JLC just before Unearth was about to start. Yes, I know I missed Thine Eyes Bleed, but they weren’t ... Read more

Interrobang

Play will warm any heart
Currently running at The Grand Theatre is Montreal playwright, Michel Tremblay’s, theatrical gift to his mother; a one act in her honour entitled For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again. For anyone familiar with Tremblay’s body of work, the sentimental... Read more

Interrobang

Fashion Fashionista: Trash becomes treasure
Regardless of the time of year, we all utter the phrase “I have nothing to wear.” Upon sifting through your closet’s familiar garments, you must admit there are many things that you own that you just won’t wear again. Most of these clothes and access... Read more

Interrobang

Sparta’s back in Threes
In 2001, At The Drive-In, one of the most groundbreaking bands to have an impact on the direction of current music, went on an “indefinite hiatus”. From the split came two critically acclaimed and influential bands, The Mars Volta, and Sparta, which ... Read more

Interrobang

Play Oliver preps for album
Mike Riley of Play Oliver says he hopes to have his new record out for late spring of this year. The album has not yet been titled and is Play Oliver’s third CD since he started playing for crowds four years ago. His music has gone through many stage... Read more

Interrobang

So you wanna be in a rock band?: Selective sponsorship
When it comes to gaining support from others, and I don’t just mean fans, but people who are willing to either a) provide you with their merchandise for free and/or b) front you money, a band really needs to prove themselves worthy as next to no one ... Read more

Interrobang

Cinema Connoisseur: Predictions for this year’s most pretentious awards
It’s the most exciting time of the year for movie lovers – it’s Oscar time! The 79th Annual Academy Awards will be handed out on Sunday, February 25, and this year’s ceremony has some big questions to answer – will Martin Scorsese finally win the big... Read more

Interrobang

Georgian Skull give metal a new name
Ok, tell me if this sounds kinda funny; a Canadian stoner metal super group lead by a guy nicknamed “The Yeti.” That may a little odd, but Al “the Yeti” Bones (guitar/vocals), Steve “Beard” Dugal (guitar), Bob II (bass) and Ace Piva (drums) mean bus... Read more

Interrobang

Fanshawe kicked it old school
106.9 The X kicked it Old School, we went “Anti” on VDay, so what next?! One week 106.9 the X is kickin’ it Old School at the Out Back Shack and the next we’re doin’ it up Anti-VDay styles on our Live to Air at Jim Bob Rays. The Stag Shop is sponso... Read more

Interrobang

Writing into the future
Those who did not attend the most recent guest author presented by Fanshawe’s Letters and Arts Society missed a rare brush with the future. Canadian Science Fiction author and futurist, Robert J. Sawyer, graced our hallowed D1060 lecture theatre las... Read more

Interrobang

Fantasy makes for page turner
Dragon Blood - Patricia Briggs I should probably start by saying that I’m not a fan of fantasy novels. Generally, I think they’re too weird, cliche and cookie-cutter duplications of one another. When I picked up Dragon Blood I figured I was gettin... Read more

Interrobang

Peter's Web Links: Wii on the web
Seeing how the Nintendo Wii is getting so much exposure lately and has obviously taken over as the gaming system of choice, it’s only appropriate to add some humour to the newest gaming phenomenon. Wii Have a Problem Read more

Interrobang

At the Plate: Shawarma-licious
If you are in the mood for some addictive Lebanese cuisine and only have a pocket full of change look no further than Barakat. Located just down Richmond Row from London’s most popular bars, on the corner of Albert and Richmond streets, Barakat is a... Read more

Interrobang

Fanshawe Poetry
Nuclear Heredity by Mathieu St.Jean Staring at pine trees over windows we wonder what next for the children of lost paths but caramel dreams can’t become the candy perspectives of tomorrow that is something our refrigerator thoughts can’t cancel, ... Read more

Interrobang

Chef's Corner: Getting hot for Chocolate
Are the two pairs of mittens you are wearing compromising your dexterity? Does the sweater you wear to bed keep you up scratching all night? Is your space heater and electric blanket causing the “Amount Due” on your hydro bill to rise astronomically?... Read more

Interrobang

Ask the Sex Doc: Low libidos make for lonely lovers
Dear Sex Doc; I haven’t dated for a couple of years because my past few dating experiences were horrendous. Well, I’ve just met this hot girl, got up the courage to ask her out and she said ‘yes.’ I’m scared as hell. What are some first date tips? B... Read more

Interrobang

My Bits and Bytes: Mom approved game
Rayman Raving Rabbids - by Ubisoft This game looked like a must have launch title. I’ve loved the Rayman games and the colourful characters that inhabit the Rayman world, so it was only natural that the cartoon style of “Rayman: Raving Rabbids” ap... Read more

Interrobang

Deal me out, Canada
EDMONTON (CUP) -- Following the Super Bowl -- one of the most hyper-American televised events, right behind NASCAR, war and poorly run federal elections -- Global Television kicked off a weeklong run of the NBC prime-time game show “Deal or No Deal.”... Read more

Interrobang

Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Release your tight hold. Change comes to your environment despite your opinions about it. Be happy about this new beginning. You get another chance to prove how great you are. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) You’re wearing... Read more

Sports

Interrobang

Fanshawe student skips his way to the Nationals
Ryan Myler, a student in the Graphic Design program at Fanshawe College, took part in the M&M Meats Shops Canadian junior men’s championship for curling held from February 3 to February 11. Myler, 20, from St. John’s Newfoundland and his three teamm... Read more

Interrobang

Oshawa preps for Stephen Colbert Day thanks to hockey bet
SACKVILLE, N.B. (CUP) -- How old will Oshawa, Ont., mayor John Gray be on his next birthday? “Old enough to know better than to take on Stephen Colbert,” according to the late-night satirical news show host. Colbert, who is known for his fake right-... Read more

Interrobang

Men’s volleyball eyeing OCAA birth
The Fanshawe Falcons men’s volleyball team has some momentum heading into the OCAA championships. The Fanshawe Falcons men’s volleyball team is currently in first place in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) West division as they held a... Read more

Interrobang

Rowing virgin takes on Monster Erg challenge
VICTORIA (CUP) -- I awoke at 7:41 on a Sunday morning to my phone ringing. There was no way I was getting out of bed to answer it. When the phone beeped with a message, I realized that nobody in their right mind would call me so early on the weekend... Read more

Interrobang

Fun and Fitness: Proper training for a better body
We’re all human and we all make mistakes. What makes mistakes positive is the fact that we can learn from them if we choose to do so. When it comes to training for size gain, there’s a lot of room for error. Many people out there aren’t progressing a... Read more

Interrobang

Around the Ring: TNA PPV a real letdown for fans
You know, I’ve been pretty harsh on the WWE since September, especially when they drop the ball on PPVs. Well, this week’s column starts off with a sincere thrashing of TNA for two reasons: their Against All Odds PPV and the “This is TNA” special on ... Read more

Interrobang

Sports Briefs - OCAA playoffs on horizon for Falcon teams
Men’s hoops finish with perfect 14-0 record The Fanshawe Falcon men’s basketball team finished the OCAA regular season undefeated, 14-0, after defeating the St. Clair Saints 53-50 in the final regular season contest of the season. The Falcons will ... Read more

Interrobang

Motoring: A lot of money for a lot of Lexus
In recent years I have tested quite a few Lexus vehicles, and while they were all very well built and had all imaginable options, none I can remember stirred my soul. Even the GS430 which I hoped would blow me away did nothing of the sort. So while ... Read more

Distorter

Interrobang

Hoopster gets slammer dunked
A local high school basketball player may go to the hole, but it’ll be the one in jail, not the one on the court. Police arrested 16-year-old Billie Jean Armstrong for calling in several bomb threats in an effort to make sure his team’s game was canc... Read more

Interrobang

Fanshawe Represented At The Grammy Awards
People tuning into the Grammy Awards last week were treated to a surprise performance by Ali-G & Fanshawe’s own Breckon Prest. The two were nominated for Best R & B Album for their release “The Ability To Rhyme”. The duo performed their massive club ... Read more

Interrobang

Man’s pecker feels the clampdown
A Fanshawe student nearly had his penis bitten off by his girlfriend in a bizarre Valentine’s Day accident. Rod Sunder was busy in the kitchen Valentine’s morning preparing a breakfast fit for his princess, Betty Trollop, when she stumbled upon him ... Read more

Fanshawe Awesome Deals - Save Now!