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Interrobang issue for Monday, March 9th, 2009

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Student assaults lead to safety questions
A robbery and assault leaves two Fanshawe students injured and raises questions about safety. On February 18 two Fanshawe College MIA students were walking home on Second Street when three men demanded their belongings. The incident occurred steps ... Read more

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Budget problems plague Fanshawe, Western
Warning signs that Fanshawe College is facing a cash short fall does not come as a shocker to some. There were definite warning signs as to why Fanshawe College currently falls short $6.5 million for its upcoming 2009/10 academic year, according to ... Read more

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Let the races begin
Participants running for this year's Fanshawe Student Union President and Vice President positions will have some friendly competition as final nominees are in. According to FSU executives, this year's council was very active in promoting th... Read more

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More money for trades
Demand for skilled workers is on the rise and with new funding Fanshawe is ready to train them. London MPPs Khalil Ramal and Chris Bentley announced on February 27 new funding for Fanshawe College in the amount of $800,000. The grant comes from the... Read more

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Breaking radio borders
A private American radio station taps into Windsor's frequency The University of Windsor's CJAM campus radio station could be changing its dial to 99.1 FM if resolving a frequency issue is out of the question. The American Federal Communi... Read more

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Watch where you light up
Think twice where you light your next cigarette. With temperatures continually dropping, smokers around Fanshawe College are huddling together to stay warm in frigid temperatures, making life a little harder on passerbies. Following Spring Break, C... Read more

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Career Corner: Finding your strengths and weaknesses?
Job interviews are stressful to everyone, no doubt about it. I've often said that if you aren't at least a little bit nervous about an interview, then you should be nervous about why you aren't. To help alleviate your nervousness you can ... Read more

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F.A.T.S. Knows!
Be ready for next fall: financially Working this summer? Here are some tips to help you financially when you return to school. 1. Apply for OSAP early (before July 1, 2009). Apply online at http://o... Read more

Opinion

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Obama needs to roll up his sleeves
Barack Obama is a President, not a Paul McCartney. He has the responsibility to run, and pretty much save, the United States of America. He is not to rock sold out arena's, nor make records, nor do drugs (even the Commander and Chief was known t... Read more

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Iggy's plan for Prime Minister
The Liberals are sounding fiery with new boss, Michael Ignatieff, leading the way. Hell, he even invaded the Conservative backyard. He's now a firm Alberta oilsands supporter, saying the oily muck ties the nation together and creates jobs from c... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Atwood on Mother Earth and Jesus
In her latest book, Margaret Atwood takes a run at offering spiritual advice to her readers. She has called the book, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. As you might guess, the book is full of warnings about carelessly taking on debt. Atwo... Read more

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Your vote makes a difference
Well we are back from the break and I hope it wasn't all sunburns and drunken crazy nights (well not the sunburns cause they suck). So we are back and what is going on? Well let me tell you! We have our annual ELECTIONS!!! Every year we have the... Read more

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Finding food for those in need
There is more than enough food for everyone, but some would rather throw it out than share it. This is a very serious consequence of allowing major corporations to distribute food for profit. They have no connection to the food, and to them it is on... Read more

Lifestyles

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Mann's career beyond “Home for a Rest”
There's a song from the early ‘90s that still gets played in pubs around Canada today called “Home for a Rest.”It's a celtic-rock tune about drinking too much for too long and needing a place to rest your head. Subject matte... Read more

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Campus Idol is back
Attention singers attending Fanshawe, here comes the big event. On March 11 and 12 from 5:30 to 6:30pm, the Fanshawe Student Union will be holding the first round of judging for Fanshawe Idol. Registration will take place between 5:00 and 5:30 pm. T... Read more

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Good can still come from radio
Who ever said anything along the lines of “radio is absolutely useless” deserves a slap across the face. This completely biased statement is the direct repercussion of a track my ears stumbled across as my hand flirted with the dial in m... Read more

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Misery does love company
For three weeks the Grand Theatre showcased its adaptation of Stephen King's Misery, a best-selling novel. Misery was turned into a hit movie directed by Rob Reiner in 1990 and Simon Moore adapted it into a play in 1992. While diehard King fans ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Silence is golden
Dead Silence (2007) What do you get when you team Donnie Wahlberg up with a group of creepy dummies? If you said a hit album and a sold out concert tour, you are correct. However, if you said the greatest and scariest horror film of all-time, you ... Read more

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A Mesh of new and vintage
What's better; the creative authenticity of a vintage item or the perfectly tailored fit of a new garment? With Creole Vintage, you don't have to choose. Designer Laura Acosta and photographer Nicole Venegas create garments that marry both fa... Read more

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Style icons to look up to
How many times in any given week does a girl wake up, rifle through every piece of clothing in her closet and dresser, and declare she has nothing to wear? I know for me personally, it can happen quite often and can be really frustrating, especially... Read more

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Hot or Not: Bodies
Hot Matthew McConaughey You can never catch this rock hard body with a shirt covering it. This celeb lives on the beach and lives knowing that he has one of the greatest bodies EVER! Beyonce This curvaceous diva is always looking her best and... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: Getting the word out about your label
... continued from last issue Designing your record label's look and branding its identity take more time and effort than you may think. Number Three: Business Cards There is nothing that I, as a music journalist, hate more than coming acros... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Aries runs the risk of getting lost within a consuming passion. Take a few breaths and inhale some objectivity. Maybe it's time to learn more than you already know. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) You stand on the brin... Read more

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It makes men look cool, women crazy
He's Just Not That Into You A self-help book turned movie where the women are crazy, the men are cool and relaxed, and Justin Long carries the comedy. He's Just Not That Into You follows the relationships of five women who are strangely i... Read more

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Movie true to book
Confessions of a Shopaholic An amazing series of books makes their way to the big screen and holds true to everything that is “Shopaholic.” Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) loves to shop. Everything that might be construed as a “... Read more

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This art is full of shit
Wim Delvoye's contraption mimics human waste MONTREAL (CUP) — Cloaca No.5, the latest offspring of Belgian artist Wim Delvoye, is a machine that mimics the functions of the human digestive system and creates — well, a load of crap. Cl... Read more

Sports

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Women make pigeons out of Thunderbirds
The Algoma Thunderbirds and Fanshawe Falcons have played two times during the regular season. In both games combined, the Thunderbirds have lost by a total of 44 points. Saturday, February 28 saw a rematch between the two teams in the quarterfinals. ... Read more

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Men lose in basketball quarterfinals shocker
The last time Algoma and Fanshawe met was January 30 when the Falcons embarrassed the Thunderbirds 61-35. The book read differently in the Falcon and Thunderbird rematch in the quarterfinals. Coming into the quarterfinals on February 28, Algoma Thun... Read more

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It's literally getting slippery in the cage
The greacegate saga between Georges St. Pierre and B.J. Penn has entered another realm. I was going to stay away from this topic because I was sure it was going to come and go as an essential non-issue in the sport, but it continues to show its ugly... Read more

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Badminton earns silver
Mixed doubles impress in tournament Jordan Brooks and Julianne Clifford are the only Fanshawe badminton players that made it to the OCAA Badminton Championships. When they reached the championships, they did not disappoint. Brooks and Clifford we... Read more

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Fanshawe falls short of bronze
OCAA Men's volleyball round up The playoffs were a thrilling, but upsetting ride for the Fanshawe Falcons. February 21 marked the Falcons quarterfinal match against the Trent Excalibur. Falcons, resembling King Arthur, pulled Excalibur from t... Read more

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Standing guard as goalkeeper
Name: Ryan Harvey Sport: Fanshawe Men's Soccer, goalkeeper Age: 19 Field of study: Recreation and Leisure Services How long have you been playing Soccer? I started taking it seriously in grade seven. My parents got me involved in it at... Read more

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Motoring: Lots of power, but BMW X6's not perfect
We have all heard of, love at first sight. However at first sight, I didn't know what to make of the new BMW X6. In the world of cross-overs, SUV's and coupe-like sedans, the X6 manages to be something truly unique, it is in fact a coupe SUV... Read more

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