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Interrobang issue for Monday, April 9th, 2007

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20 Questions: All Canadian girl likes a stiff drink
Born and raised in the “arm-pit” of Ontario, Jessica Hicks is in her first year of Police Foundations. 1. What is something about you that most people don't know? I am so ridiculously clumsy and I break stuff all the time. 2. If you were on a de... Read more

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Caught red-handed: Fanshawe security caught on tape throwing Interrobang in trash
A security guard at Fanshawe College was caught on video surveillance cameras throwing copies of a controversial issue of the Interrobang in the garbage, while over a thousand copies of the student newspaper are still left unaccounted for. After a w... Read more

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Job Fair scam
Several London residents have been scammed after a recent job fair. London Police Service has notified the public about a developing investigation into the legitimacy of an employment fair held recently at a facility in London. The job fair was rep... Read more

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Top college admin top 100k in 2006
Does anyone make hundreds of thousands of dollars a year? We do that. According to the annual Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, which was initiated in 1996, 31 Fanshawe College employees made over $100 000 in 2006. Leading the salary-pack at Fa... Read more

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University of Winnipeg goes smoke-free
WINNIPEG (CUP) -- As of April 2, the University of Winnipeg will be a smoke free campus -- every square metre of it. The new non-smoking policy, unanimously recommended by the university's workplace safety and health committee, stipulates that no sm... Read more

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Around the world briefs
United States - President George W. Bush recently said that the US is taking very seriously the ruling by the Supreme Court that the Environmental Protection Agency must regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles causing pollution. Bush sai... Read more

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Repeat vandalism at greenhouse
Bylaws and budgets were the major topics discussed at the SAC meeting this week. A presentation was given by FSU President Christine Thomson, to outline some amendments being made to the current constitution, while Paul Masse, Business Manager for th... Read more

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Law Talk: Buyer beware of online shopping
Shopping online provides consumers with great selection, amazing prices and unlimited accessibility. However, the trade off is that many consumers feel vulnerable purchasing online. For starters, you pay before you receive the merchandise, and unlike... Read more

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From China to Fanshawe
Li Wang’s transition from Guangzhou, China to Fanshawe College in September was not an easy one. “When I first came to Canada I experienced a lot of troubles,” the first-year Business Accounting student said about adapting to his new school, culture... Read more

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President’s Perspective: Is hitting part of the game?
When you are the oldest sibling, yet not old enough to drive, I am sure everyone was dragged along to many sporting events of their other siblings. For me, being the oldest of three brothers, there has been a lot of hockey, soccer and lacrosse. Which... Read more

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Exec Corner: Staying positive about the future
So I’m done here eh? Last call, closing time, it’s my personal 2 a.m. In a few short weeks I’m going to be thrown out the door here at FSU with no job, no nothin’, other than a band, a few stray boxes of once on sale KD, and a Music Industry Arts dip... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Keeping in touch with Fanshawe Now that you’re leaving for the summer, you may be living in a different place. If you decide to move, get a different phone, change your email address, or acquire a new name, please let us know - even if you don’t p... Read more

Opinion

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Some excuses just aren’t good enough
Disappointment is only the beginning of a long list of feelings I have towards security, and ultimately Fanshawe College’s, explanation as to why we estimate 1,500-2,000 newspapers went unaccounted for during the week of February 19. In the over 30 ... Read more

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Chocolate not always a sweet deal
Easter is here, and that means only one thing; big money for the chocolate industry. Chocolate and candy companies have hijacked this holiday, using heavy marketing and advertising aimed at children for decades in order to continue reaping the profi... Read more

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Dear legions of faithful readers: Please stop using the word ‘indie’
OTTAWA (CUP) -- I’ve abused my share of genre labels in the past (I know at some point I’ve described something as “minimalist post-hardcore, but more new wave than no wave”), but I refuse to use the word “indie” to describe anything. Every time I he... Read more

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Offence to offensive words
“Rape,” “retard,” “gay” and the “N-word” are just a few terms that I commonly hear still being expressed around me and with total disregard to the people it may affect. The people who still refer to something as being “gay,” when only used in a nega... Read more

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What, Me Worry?: For all Christmas and Easter church-goers
This is going to be my shortest article ever. All I want to ask is how many of you are planning on attending “Church” this Easter weekend (coming from an Irish background we still call it Mass.) As I’ve mentioned before, I did actually attend mass fo... Read more

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College responds to letter
Re: “Open letter to Fanshawe College staff and students”, March 26, 2007, submitted by the Canadian Arab Federation Dear Mr. Boudjenane, Executive Director, Canadian Arab Federation You recently wrote Dr. Howard Rundle, Mr. Ian Darling, and Ms... Read more

Lifestyles

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Another musical success brought to you by Britain and Ipod
The Fratellis - Costello Music When listening to a new album, even if it is a disc by one of my favourite bands, often it takes multiple listens to completely gauge my level of like or dislike for that particular record. Well it only took about t... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Heaven and Hell a disappointment
Before I begin this week’s column, I have to comment on the Heaven and Hell concert that I attended two weeks ago. I have to say that I’m disappointed that Down didn’t play a longer set and went on way too early. After waiting in line at 6:15 p.m.(an... Read more

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Poehler’s in it for the long program
EDMONTON (CUP) -- After spending a number of years on “Saturday Night Live” and dabbling in comedic films such as Mean Girls and Tenacious D, there’s really no stopping Amy Poehler from making bizarre conjectures about ice sports. Her new movie, Blad... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Facial hair highlighted in classic kung fu flick
Shaolin vs Ninja (1983) This week I’m kicking it old school. The emphasis on kicking, because there is a lot of that in this week’s feature, Shaolin vs. Ninja. Shaolin vs Ninja tells the tale of a group of skilled Shaolin monks living in China, a... Read more

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Peter's Web Links: Potter puppets get laughs online
I know that it’s been a while since I’ve brought you some Internet goodness and I do apologize. Facebook has taken up all my spare time. Just kidding! Here are a few gems that I’ve discovered over the past few weeks. Potter Puppet Pals Read more

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Cultures unite at the Shack
Out Back Shack was packed last Thursday with students who came out celebrate cultural diversity, while helping to raise money for an orphan in Burkina Faso, West Africa. This was the first pub night to be co-sponsored by student clubs. The B.L.A.C.K... Read more

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Get it free at the X
That wicked awesome radio station 106.9 The X has a truckload of stuff to giveaway! Is your apartment...umm...I don’t know...a stinky smelly dump? Old lady couches, your brothers soiled mattress, and a pizza box coffee table? Well geez, that sucks!!... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You’re an asset, but the money might not flow directly into your pocket. Aries likes a good mystery, especially if there’s a chance of winning. There’s plenty of excitement for Aries this week but few guarantees. Tauru... Read more

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Bits and Bytes: Crackdown not worth price of admission
Crackdown for the Xbox 360 With all the hoopla surrounding this game being packaged with the invitation for the Halo 3, Beta, many gamers assumed that this game was probably pretty bad because it needed such a marketing boost. Although I love Hal... Read more

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Ask the Sex Doc: More than a golden shower
Dear Sex Doc; So, last night I was having sex with my girlfriend. She was sitting on top of me when all of a sudden a bunch of warm liquid shot onto my stomach. It didn’t really smell like pee, but I think she pissed on me. It completely turned me o... Read more

Sports

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Around the Ring: McMahon gets Trumped
Well, another year and another Wrestlemania has come and gone and I have to say that I’m really pleased overall with the event. Most of the matches were really good and the pacing of the event was satisfactory. I’ll make a brief comment on every matc... Read more

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Motoring: Crank up the tunes in this Lincoln
There are cars that are targeted towards the guys, and there are cars targeted towards to gals. So the question is, is the new cross-over from Lincoln, the 2007 MKX, gender specific or will both sexes find it appealing. Well I certainly find its lo... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Exercising is an important element to relieve exam stress
Just like that, another semester is gonzo. This is by far the fastest semester I’ve experienced to date. For those of you in your second or third year, I’m sure the feeling is mutual. For those of you in your first year, get used to the feeling. Oh a... Read more

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Spoiled candidate elated with strong election finish
Despite not winning a seat on the recent Fanshawe Student Union executive elections, the candidate officially known as Spoiled was deliriously happy after edging out a candidate in the category of VP External. “Normally I finish dead last every year... Read more

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Fanshawe Student Ruins Hillary’s Electoral Campaign
On a recent school trip to Washington, all hell broke loose after the media walked in on the most controversial event of the decade. Hillary Clinton, after doing some campaigning in D.C. decided to stop and visit the White House, likely to see how it... Read more

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Nuclear swim
Three teens heading to the beach at Port Bruce, ON., took a shortcut through the grounds of the local power plant. But their four-wheel-drive vehicle slid down an embankment, ended up in the nuke plant’s water discharge canal, and was swept away in t... Read more

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