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20 Questions: Drum roll please Professor Koenig
Upon a student’s request, Fanshawe Music and Philosophy Professor Bernie Koenig helped out The ‘Bang and filled out our 20 Questions. 1. What is something about you that most people don’t know? That I was born in New York, or that I will be 65 thi... Read more

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Where is this on campus?
A lot of other hound dogs have worked the floor under this piece of art, if you know what I mean. If you know where this is on campus, send an email to fsuweb@fanshawec.ca by Thursday, April 10th at 11 AM and ... Read more

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Pack your bags and pick up your passport
More students and new graduates are choosing to travel and work internationally, rather than stick it out at home Backpacking through Europe or South America tends to be seen as a rite of passage for most students. Traveling can mean a visit to o... Read more

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McGuinty says ‘No’ to 21 drinking age
Despite opposition, LMHU presses on with extending drinking age Despite a recommendation by the London-Middlesex Health Unit to increase the legal drinking age to 21-years-old, the list of opponents to the bill continues to grow. The recommendati... Read more

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New teaching awards
The FSU and Fanshawe College have announced plans for a new set of teaching awards to be handed out this spring. “One of the things that I think really drives student success is good teaching,” said Robert Kitchen, a student success leader who’s bee... Read more

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The chance of a lifetime to make a difference
Students travel to Costa Rica to work with less fortunate children Ten Fanshawe students got the opportunity of a lifetime recently when they were chosen to take part in a pilot project in Costa Rica. “The early childhood education and child yout... Read more

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London wants your housing input
On Monday, April 7, staff from the City of London Planning Department will be on campus hosting a presentation outlining a proposed new Student Housing Strategy. The presentation is intended to engage students in the process and encourage them to vo... Read more

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On the move?
Finished school for the semester? Moving on? Here are a few tips to help you move out of your apartment or dorm room safely: 1. Get Dad and Mom to do it for you! Come on, it’s worth a try! 2. Sell, give away or throw out everything you don’t real... Read more

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Career Corner: Writing an effective resume
Most job seekers appreciate that one of the most important tools required in the job search is the resume and covering letter. First impressions are lasting ones so your resume needs to stand out favourably. Much like writing an advertisement to sell... Read more

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Law Talk: Discrimination and harassment counsel
Under the Rules of Professional Conduct that govern lawyers, “Everyone in Ontario has the legal right to be free from discrimination and harassment by lawyers, law firms and legal clinics.” If you feel you have been discriminated against or harassed ... 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 pl... Read more

Opinion

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Are we paying the ultimate price?
Like all other problems that plague humanity, we must attack the roots of the problem. We must go after those who profit from the destruction we seek to halt. As long as it is profitable to make bullets, missiles and nuclear warheads, there will be g... Read more

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Earth Hour a bunch of hooey
How many of you turned off the lights last Saturday in support of Earth Hour? My family actually did, but judging by the numbers that are coming in it would appear not many others answered the call. While I understand that Earth Hour was more about ... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Dylan still relevant in war
With a ticket to see Bob Dylan in hand, I played his DVD, Unplugged, hoping to reconnect with some of his music before I see him in May in Halifax. One of the songs, “John Brown,” struck me as newly relevant in today’s world. It’s a song about a sold... Read more

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Reflecting on ‘Californiacation’
Sparky isn’t the salesman he thinks he is. I’ve heard him gloat and bellow and prance around screeching the good word of the hustle and puffing up all of the shysters he’s brought down with his gall and skill and economic ballsiness, but take it fro... Read more

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What’s next for Ignatieff
Iggy Flop is on the warpath. Yes, Michael Ignatieff, a.k.a. Iggy Flop, the Ivy League maestro and proponent of both the Iraq war and torture if necessary, is right where he wants to be: in the news. There’s only two rungs on the political ladder rema... Read more

Lifestyles

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Protest the Hero’s Rody Walker gets intimate
Walker on what’s in his pants and why he ‘loves’ Hannah Montana For a bunch of guys from Whitby, Ontario, Protest the Hero have done pretty well for themselves. Their hardcore-punk-metal debut, Kezia, has received praise almost across the board,... Read more

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Musical Ramblings: 3 makes good first impression
This week brings you a review of one of the bands that are on Metal Blade records. The company was nice enough to send me two great CDs so it’s time to share the first one with you that I tried to set up last week with Porcupine Tree reviews. I now i... Read more

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So you want to be in a rock band?: ‘Teeing Off’ with Henry Rollins
Though a man of infinite words (and calculated profanities) in the public limelight, in private, as my one-on-one discussion disclosed, Mr. Henry Rollins is unassumingly nonchalant; something I can only attribute to the fact that he clearly prefers t... Read more

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Shutter remake is more horrible than horror
Shutter Shutter is yet another remake of an Asian horror movie, and is anything but picture perfect. Ben Shaw (Joshua Jackson) and his wife Jane (Rachael Taylor) leave for Japan right after their wedding so Ben can take an amazing job as a photog... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Five sports flicks that hit plenty of touch goals
If you happen to be a hardcore sports fan, this is truly the best time of the year. Major League Baseball just opened up the regular season, a new college basketball champion is about to be crowned, plus the NHL and NBA are about to begin their lengt... Read more

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Suiting yourself up in style
Suit, tuxedo, dress shirt or anything else you may find in your boyfriends closet is the newest trend hitting the runways this spring. Dinner suit inspired wear for women comprising of the tuxedo bib top, blazers, slouchy suit pants along with high-... Read more

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Fanshawe fashion goes to the circus
Lights, camera, fashion. Tigers, lions, ringmasters, and magicians; no this was not your average circus, this was a night of enchantment, magic and most of all; fashion.

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Stripping her way to high fashion
In the recent Us Weekly magazine, I came across an article on the, famous for her curve and porcelain skin, Dita Von Teese, and I couldn’t help but be intrigued by the article. Von Teese’s real name is Heather Sweet, and she has picked the name “Dit... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) To quote Jim Morrison, and others who sang the blues, ‘Been down so long that it looks like up to me.’ Someone is breathing down your neck, but you can still laugh. Inner strength is with you at all times. Taurus (Apri... Read more

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Student wins with $11,000 shot
A Fanshawe student won the opportunity to shoot for $1,000,000 at a recent Toronto Raptors game, and although she didn’t sink the big one, she didn’t walk away empty handed either. “I was the one-millionth Rogers home phone customer,” explained Sar... Read more

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A busy week of big news for MMA
Le defeats Shamrock at Elite XC Strikeforce In what was dubbed the “Battle of San Jose” Saturday night’s Elite XC middleweight title fight did not disappoint. Rising star, Cung Le was the challenger against champion Frank Shamrock. Both fighters ha... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Spotting can make a difference
Being an effective spotter in the weight room isn’t as simple as many people might think. A spotter’s main purpose is to provide a safe lifting environment for the lifter. Unfortunately many spotters don’t exhibit the other traits that could make t... Read more

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A Leaf-less playoff season
It’s that time of the year for hockey fans. After suffering through a packed, and alternately slow, 82-game regular season, it’s now time to strap in for two months of that post season excitement. It makes that joke about Canada having two seasons, ... Read more

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Around the Ring: Flair makes WrestleMania an emotional brawl
I have to say that I am impressed with this year’s WrestleMania. I had low expectations going into the show and perhaps that’s what made it even better (that and the numerous beers). Let’s take a quick look at what happened. WrestleMania results ... Read more

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Motoring: Cadillac stacks up against foreign rivals
In the past, every time I got behind the wheel of a Cadillac, it left me feeling cold. However, back in 2006, when I spent a week with the Cadillac Escalade EXT, I got a warm fuzzy feeling from it. Not only did it look great, it was great to drive as... Read more

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New training for shack staffers
Eight of the Shack’s most elite bouncers went through a grueling five-hour training session last week, and many of them almost cracked under the pressure. To start the training, staffers were given 10-to-12 out of province driver’s licenses, three o... Read more

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Condom truck tips, spills load
Police watch in awe as big rig becomes erect Yesterday afternoon a truck filled to the brim with condoms came barreling down the 401 and lost control, only to end up tipped on the side of the road, literally spewing its load across six lanes of tr... Read more

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VP finds new home
With a new season of FSU VPs ready to take office, the old ones are busy trying to find a place to stay. Luckily, current VP Finance, Chris Pressey, has already laid stake to the new park benches in D Building. You can find him next week shower... Read more

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Fanshawe Over 50 Squash Champ crowned
After nearly 29 years, and thousands of matches, Verne “Oldie” Olsen can proudly proclaim himself to be the Fanshawe Over-50 Squash Champion. The tournament began in September 1979, and was competed in a round robin, best of seven series format. Ove... Read more

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