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20 Questions: Future J.Lo tweaker
First-year Business Information Systems student, Rob Hayes, is a pretty nice guy. He likes to make new friends by punching people in the face and then trying to help them. 1. What is something about you that most people don’t know? I was almost su... Read more

News

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Booze flow more freely in Western Canada
Canadians like their beer, or at least that’s what we’re lead to believe. And now a cross-country survey has shown exactly which provinces house the heavy drinkers, and it’s become obvious that some Canadians appreciate their alcohol more than others... Read more

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Project LEARN wraps up after month-long check-ups on Fleming Dr.
On September 29 Project LEARN came to a close for the term, but that does not mean the police will stop patrolling student-housing areas. The initiative, formally known as Project Speakeasy, was created to help London Police Services, UWO and Fansha... Read more

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Fanshawe teams up with Yahoo! Canada
Fanshawe’s the first college or university to partner with the popular search engine Some of Fanshawe’s marketing students are going to be gaining invaluable industry experience through a partnership between the college and Yahoo! Canada. The par... Read more

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You have more than one vote this election
The referendum will affect all Ontario voters When you go to vote on October 10 this year, you may be surprised to know that, for the first time since 1924, Ontarians are being faced with a referendum. “What a lot of students don’t realize is tha... Read more

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Career Corner: Delivering on what employers need
What employers want. Their views on resumes and cover letters Job seekers need every advantage to compete in today’s employment market. Often critical to a candidate’s success is their resume and cover letter. In June 2005, a resume and cover... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Peer Tutoring Services Becoming a Peer Tutor Are you successful in your program? Are you interested in helping other students with their studies and receiving paid work experience at the same time? If you are interested, visit the Student Succes... Read more

Alcohol Awareness

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Close up on binge drinking
The National Centre on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) found that 1.8 million American college students currently meet the criteria for substance abuse and alcohol dependence, which is two-and-a-half times the 8.5 per cent of the general populat... Read more

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Risks involved for students hosting off-campus parties
Thinking of throwing another huge kegger’ this weekend? Complete with beer bongs, beer pong, drinking games and keg stands? Although off-campus parties can garner some long-lasting fun memories, and some even more memorable hangovers, students need ... Read more

Opinion

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Make your vote count this time
Your vote doesn’t count. Well at least not yet it doesn’t. Our current voting system is a pathetic charade of democracy where people vote out of fear instead of hope. People here vote against the party they hate instead of for the party they want. It... Read more

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Throne speech threatens more than words
With a provincial election just around the corner, the feds may be going to the polls too. I’d like to play poker with Stephane Dion and Gilles Duceppe. And I hate poker. That wouldn’t stop me from taking money off two politicians who clearly can... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Three proofs that God exists
Well, not proofs, but three fairly good clues. Sometimes you can hear people talking as if the case against God has been decided. The prosecution, according to this line, has successfully argued its case and the jury have returned the verdict. The s... Read more

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Letters to the editor...
Who’s that girl? This is my first year in college and at first I thought I would be so scared and so intimidated, but there's one thing that changed all that. THE WELCOME KIOSK girl... I need to know her name? Is there any way of finding out? She ... Read more

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Letter to the editor...Major disappointment in debating politicans
I was quite excited to have all four candidates from the London-Fanshawe riding here at the school for a debate. I thought, “What a great opportunity to interact with all candidates without being encumbered by an excess of party supporters.” Each ca... Read more

Lifestyles

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Catch them now, before they’re cancelled
We’re officially in the Fall season, and you know what that means. No, not the start of another school year, it’s something far more important than that. It’s time for the start of the new television season. There are plenty of popular series set to... Read more

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The drama down the cat walk continues in search of Top Model
Amercia’s Next Top Model, Cycle 9 Airing 8p.m. on Wednesday, Citytv “America’s Next Top Model” sends 13 women from around the United States down the runway in the hopes of being crowned runway elite and winning a $100,000 contract with Cover Gi... Read more

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Ugly Betty’s future looks pretty good
Ugly Betty Airing 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Citytv Many songwriters or storytellers have composed ballads or fables eulogizing inner beauty over the outer, superficial kind. For instance, Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling” easily comes to ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Beerfest brews up big laughs
Beerfest (2006) The Broken Lizard gang that brought you the cult hit Super Troopers returned to the big screen in 2006 to tackle a subject that is very near and dear to my heart, and a great deal of yours as well – beer. Making a film about a pop... Read more

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Beautiful people make funny movie, easy to look at
Good Luck Chuck Good Luck Chuck combines lots of comedy with a great plot to create an instant hit. As a young Charlie Logan (Dane Cook) gets ready for his first experience of “Spin the Bottle” and “Seven Minutes in Heaven,” it is clear that two ... Read more

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60 minutes with documentary director Curt Johnson
Yemi Laotan recently spoke with the director of Your Mummy Kills Animals, Curt Johnson, who had just finished resolving the lawsuit that arose as a result of the film. The highly controversial documentary is premiering at Hyland Cinema on September ... Read more

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Deerhoof’s drummer on touring, recording and Carson Daly
Forget Bloc Party, who will be performing at Centennial Hall on September 29, it’s the opening act that is garnering my attention. That act is Deerhoof, a three-piece from San Francisco, consisting of John Dietrich, Satomi Matsuzaki and Greg Saunier... Read more

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Fanshawe grads back in town with Caribou
In Southern Ontario, nearly a decade ago, Dan Snaith handed a tape to Kieran Hebden (also known as Four Tet) that contained a few of his songs, which were electronic, psychedelic rock compositions of complex soundscapes, multi-layered and heavily mix... Read more

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So you want to be in a rock band?: The new age of record deals
In today’s digital music age, signing a record deal is no longer the lifeblood of a band. While the Internet continues to be a devastating pestilence to major labels and retail chains worldwide, for independent musicians, well, it’s another story co... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: Two metal discs that you can rock out to
This week’s edition is one of my good ol’ fashioned double takes. Sometimes when you’re writing about death metal or extreme metal, it’s hard to put it into words. I would like to start and end every review with the words, “it’s awesome, so just list... Read more

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Vocals make The Imports exportable
The Imports Rhythm and Madness My overall impression of Rhythm and Madness by The Imports was mostly positive. The album is instrumentally well done with good energy, interesting lyrics, and the tracks were diverse enough to keep the listening ... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) You’re unready for action, but that won’t stop it from happening without you. Be more positive. As the days pass, you’ll find many sparks to rekindle your excitement. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Just a few words say it... Read more

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Back to the fashion future
Some things never change when it comes to money and fashion The Byzantine period, which dates back between the fifth and mid-fifteenth centuries, or between Ancient Rome and The Middle Ages, was better know for its rulers and wars than its fashion... Read more

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Fashion Fashionista: Geisha girls to get noticed at event
Local fashion gurus are joining forces to throw the best Asian influenced, fashion infused summer closing party this town has ever seen. Everybody who’s anybody will be attending this spectacular event. Friday, October 5 is a date to be circled on y... Read more

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Comics
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Sports

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Athletics and Alcohol - counterproductive?
If there’s one quality that women tend to find repugnant on men, it’s man-boobs. Just writing that makes me laugh, because you know that once your boyfriend can fit into your bra, you have a definite problem. Now did you know that heavy drinking in ... Read more

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Reflecting on Fanshawe Wings season of success
They are a team that not many Fanshawe students know exists. A team that is full of talent, heart and dedication, but as they are not classified “varsity” the Fanshawe Red Wings men’s hockey team is facing an uphill battle when it comes to being reco... Read more

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McDonald Golden for the Jays?
John McDonald for Golden Glove? It’s a nice thought, but I’m thinking it’s highly unlikely. Don’t get me wrong, not only is McDonald an amazing person, but the shortstop has played exceptionally well for the Toronto Blue Jays as of late. Honestly, I... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: How important is the scale?
While writing last weeks article about the “Freshman 15,” something interesting popped into my head. I thought about how I gained 20 pounds of zero quality weight during my college years and then I thought about my weight from last year. When I stepp... Read more

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Motoring: Saleen Parnelli limited edition Stang not all it’s revved up to be
For fans of the Ford Mustang, the Saleen name is synonymous, just like the name Parnelli Jones is to the world of motor racing. So what better way to celebrate both icons of Americana than to join the two. Ladies and gentleman, I give you the Saleen... Read more

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Around the Ring: McMahon - Triple H show registers a big boring
This column is going to be way shorter than usual because I frankly don’t have all that much to talk about concerning last week’s Raw and Smackdown programs. Smackdown’s wedding completely bombed with the ratings and the crowd could be heard chanting... Read more

Distorter

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Film causes uproar in the U.N.
A presentation made to the United Nations General Assembly has left one leader confused and another seething. The presentation, on the heels of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to the U.N. raised the terror alert in New York City to “Re... Read more

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T.O. plans to punt primate to regain lost spotlight
Terrell Owens was once the resident bad boy of the NFL, who made headlines seemingly everyday with his controversial nature. But the media spotlight has eluded T.O. as of late, as a new breed of pigskin rebels has exhibited far more outlandish behavi... Read more

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Geeks seek dates
Looking to recruit more women, and perhaps date some hot women, the largest computer club at Fanshawe College hopes to hold a “geek auction.” The idea is to trade their computer skills to hot women in exchange for a makeover and, possibly, a date, a... Read more

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Going Down?
First-year Fanshawe GAS student Jezebel Tabby takes the unconventional route down the escalator at Westmount Mall. Tabby took the dare by her roommates, but to her horror forgot that she ditched her panties for the night. The throng of septuagenarian... Read more

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