Interrobang issue for Monday, November 12th, 2007
20 Questions: My Miranda, what a big chair you’re in!
Miranda Brumwell is fun and loves to have a good time! When the first-year Culinary Management student is really bored she likes to cook and dance in the kitchen with the music blaring. 1. What is something about you that most people don’t know? I... Read more
Fanshawe students to canvass for food on Fleming
Some Fanshawe students are hoping to give the college some good press from Fleming with a holiday season food drive. Jairus Patterson, a television broadcast student, is trying to build on a program he started last year by collecting food from the p... Read more
Flu season is here and so are the needles
It’s that time of the year again, as the temperature drops below freezing and people huddle indoors in droves, it becomes the perfect breeding ground for a relatively common, but nonetheless painfully serious illness: the flu. The flu, or influenza,... Read more
Fanshawe Insurance fraternity wins award in D.C.
Members of Fanshawe College’s Alpha Rho Chapter attended the Gamma Iota Sigma Management Conference earlier this month in Washington, DC and took home an international award. Gamma Iota Sigma is an international professional fraternity for insurance... Read more
International Day of Action sees results
Thousands of people protested in cities across Canada, including more than 100 people here in London, as part of an International Day of Protest against the ‘war on terror’ last month. Although the hundreds of thousands who demonstrated in the U.S. a... Read more
Law Talk: Accessing justice through Family Law
The twists and turns of family law are not easily navigated. Trying to find out where to go, what to do and what forms to fill out will probably leave you with the feeling that you are hopelessly lost. Most people, upon finding themselves in such a p... Read more
Career Corner: First impressions count
Making a good first impression is important, whether it is for a blind date, a chance to meet ‘the in-laws’ or for a job interview. Much of that first impression has to do with the visual impact you make and this is true in all of these cases, especi... Read more
Faith Meets Life: A history lesson on church and state
Canada is not a country rooted in African, Asian or Middle Eastern traditions. It is a country rooted in European traditions. The ways in which Canadians tend to think about and practice a range of things can easily be traced back to Europe. The Can... Read more
Who needs Hollywood when there’s drama in Canada?
Now that Hollywood’s writers are on strike, maybe their Canadian counterparts will be able to fill the content gap with good old written-directed-produced in Canuckistan documentaries, dramas and comedies. The hard part will be finding a focus. There... Read more
You have no choice but to surrender to White Cowbell
“...We have this alcoholic effect whenever we play, and people can’t help but take off their clothes and drink as much booze as they possibly can.” By the time this article is published, White Cowbell Oklahoma will have already unleashed one half ... Read more
Weakerthans music originally Canadian
For Canadian veterans The Weakerthans, recording is no easy task, especially when it is being done on the top floor of a Manitoba factory in the early hours of the morning. Nevertheless, that’s exactly how their latest album, Reunion Tour, was create... Read more
Musical Ramblings: Going classic with Carcass
This week, I’ll look at two discs that I’ve touched upon in this paper before from one of the most well known death metalers of the late 80s/early 90s: Carcass.
So you want to be in a rock band?: Licensing your music to sell
Being an independent act, or being newly signed to a major label, there are a number of artist-oriented affiliations at your disposal, and to become successful they are essential. Not only are there organizations that will assist you in protecting yo... Read more
Cinema Connoisseur: Fantasies fulfilled in made for TV film, turned series
Return to Fantasy Island (1978) “The plane, the plane.” Need I say more? I guess only if you wanted to know what the hell I am talking about. Those four words (technically two words, each said twice) kicked-off every episode of the classic telev... Read more
Fanshawe celebrates 40 years in style
Fanshawe College will be celebrating 40 years of education by launching the first commemorative coffee table book and a dessert-infused party on Sunday, November 18. “We have historically celebrated our birthdays, but the 40th is monumental,” Marcoc... Read more
Fashion Fashionista: The catwalk is no place for cruelty
Skin is definitely not in when it comes to snakes Behind every snakeskin bag, belt or pair of shoes, is a tale of conservation problems, illegal trade and horrific means of slaughter. After a very interesting weekend on set with a variety of sev... Read more
Pete's Links: Sites that will have you screaming for more
Seeing how it’s that time of year where people love to be scared or grossed out (although there are a bunch of us that like that stuff all year round), it’s time to hop on the net and find some of horror’s best. I know it’s a little past Halloween, b... Read more
Bits and Bytes: Ninja Gaiden and Castlevania will have you hooked
This week’s column is going to focus on a couple of games that I purchased for the Wii for its virtual console. These games are classics and close to my heart. If you don’t have these two, hang your head in shame. Here’s why you should have them:
Journalism never sleeps, and neither does George
George Stroumboulopoulos brings Canadians together, one hour at a time REGINA (CUP) -- George Stroumboulopoulos doesn’t sleep much. The former MuchMusic VJ and current host of CBC’s “The Hour” has had a lot on his mind lately. Aside from his dail... Read more
Fun and Fitness: There are no bad foods, only bad diets
Big Macs are NOT bad for you. Kit Kats are NOT bad for you. Hell, not even bacon covered in ice cream and gravy is bad for you. McDonalds, seven times a week IS bad for you. Reece’s Pieces, every day for breakfast IS bad for you. The bacon topped wit... Read more
Are true rivalries a thing of the past?
It’s been almost 30-years since the Toronto Maple Leafs have met the Montréal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup playoffs, not since the 1978-79 season when the Habs swept the blue-and-white in the quarter-finals have the two butted heads in the post-seaso... Read more
Around the Ring: Raw rebounds with comedy
I hate to say it but the beginning of Raw was quite funny. Yes, DX is all about merchandising now more than being rude and obscene (which was the best about five years ago), but Triple H’s humour and wit backed up by HBK’s timing was great. Having Ho... Read more
Motoring: Ford Escape and Jeep Grand Cherokee latest green-ish machines
The Ford Escape and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are not direct competitors, after all the Grand Cherokee is quite a bit bigger, more luxurious and costs almost twice as much as the Escape. So why am I featuring them together? Well, both of these vehicl... Read more
Ms. Morality gets a lesson
Mildred Prig, the church gossip and self-appointed ‘Monitor of Morals,’ notorious for sticking her nose into other people’s business a bit off more than she could chew.