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Interrobang issue for Monday, January 24th, 2011

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Students strategize for sustainable business
Third-year business-marketing students from Fanshawe College's Lawrence Kinlin School of Business Administration and Marketing developed winning strategies for Boomerang Recycled Paint in a class-wide contest. Out of 100 students and 20 pro... Read more

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Ignatieff takes on London
Strength and equality were popular words on January 16 when Liberal Party Leader Michael Ignatieff joined Londoners for a skate in Victoria Park and a meet and greet at The Grand Theatre. His stop in London is part of his Canada-wide 20/11 t... Read more

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Horticulture students show well in Toronto
Landscape Congress took place on January 11, 12 and 13 at the Congress Centre in Toronto. Close to 13,000 landscape professionals in the horticulture, lawn and garden and landscape industries rely on Landscape Ontario's annual trade show to so... Read more

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Internationalization of Canadian campuses rising: study
BURNABY, B.C. (CUP) — Young Canadians are not only more willing to study abroad, but many are noticing the advantages of interacting with international students in the classroom, according to a new study. The January 6 Higher Education... Read more

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Make this your year to lead
Do you think you have what it takes to make Fanshawe great? Nominations for positions on student council open on Monday, January 24 at 9 a.m. Forms are available in SC 2001, the FSU office. There are five vice-president positions available... Read more

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360 News: International & National briefs
National News Burlington high school student Alex Don prepared a draft piece of legislation that would require all novice drivers to have a "P" sign on their vehicles. These signs would let fellow motorists know that the driver of that car h... Read more

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HST sparks recall campaigns in B.C.
VICTORIA (CUP) — Confusion, anger and hope emanate from the respective corners of the debate around the harmonized sales tax and the ensuing sub-campaign to recall MLAs such as Science and Universities Minister Ida Chong. "Ida Chong i... Read more

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Certain students more likely to drop out
OTTAWA (CUP) — Recent research out of the University of Ottawa suggests certain students are more at risk of facing obstacles than others when it comes to completing post-secondary studies. Three studies released by the Measuring the E... Read more

Opinion

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Life Meets Faith: Damned, but maybe not
In the opening pages of the Christian Bible a magisterial view of the world is set forth. Big-bang originating and evolution-soaked or whatever, the world is not a come-bychance event. It is the creation of a living God. It is orderly, yet crazy... Read more

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B.A.L.L.S.: Misery on the bus
The bus ride Before I get into it, let me list my top 10 things that irritate me about riding the bus (in no particular order): 1. Drivers who alternate between gunning it then jerking to a halt so that even if you're sitting you need to ... Read more

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So You Wanna Be in a Rock Band?: Let's talk legal when it comes to music
A few months ago, a close girlfriend of mine was offered a potentially career-changing opening slot for a major label artist in the GTA. Ambitious and actively seeking her "big break," like most serious indie talents, she and her band accepted t... Read more

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Law Talk: Consumers and motor vehicle repairs
Buying a vehicle is often one of life's first major purchases. In order to keep your vehicle in good working order, you have a responsibility to bring your vehicle in for regular maintenance and repair. Vehicle owners with little automotive know... Read more

Lifestyles

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Bobbyisms: Say Hi's latest charmingly brilliant
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Not that you asked, but this Tuesday is my birthday, and I can't think of anything that would make me happier than having all sorts of new music released on it. Is that weir... Read more

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Romano one to watch
Daniel Romano co-produced Dallas Green's 2008 album Bring Me Your Love, he's a Juno-nominated graphic designer, record label owner and has performed in several outfits including Attack in Black and the likely-defunct Daniel, Fred and Julie. Bu... Read more

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Montrealers grab YouTube fame with Epic Meal Time
MONTREAL (CUP) — Your regular meals probably lack the grandeur, taste and calorie count of a five-pound French Canadian sandwich, a quail in a hen in a chicken in a duck in a turkey stuffed in a pig or a giant egg roll, but for the guys ... Read more

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Green Party: Turn your next period into a party in your pants
Product Review: Party In My Pants Nothing can ever truly make a period "happy" (sorry, Always), but some things can help. Some women are cheered up by bright colours and pretty patterns. Other women light up at the sight of ani... Read more

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So you want to be in movies?
Mimetic Entertainment is looking for a few good actors to be a part of their feature film Cheer For Your Life: The Diary of Lori Lang. "Our goal is to get as much local talent as possible," said George Ibrahim, casting director for the film.... Read more

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Filmmaking students rock out with their doc out
Fanshawe's advanced filmmaking students have been hard at work for the past three months, pitching, producing and editing short documentaries. The films range in scope from London's tattoo scene to the lives of people with depression to a g... Read more

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Reel Views: The Coens have truly outdone themselves
True Grit (2010) The 2010 version of True Grit is nothing like your grandfather's John Wayne films. From its opening moments, you are inescapably drawn into the brutally difficult world of Mattie Ross and her search for vengeance. True ... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Shark flick good for a lark
Deep Blue Sea (1999) It has been called the feel-good story of the year by some: Ted Williams, a homeless man with an incredible voice recently went from rags to riches. A video of Williams cutting radio promos went viral, and soon he foun... Read more

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Drama from down under
Animal Kingdom (2010) Midnight Oil. Crocodile Dundee. Yahoo Serious. Men at Work. Elle Macpherson. Australia has given us a lot of great entertainment over the years, but what has the continent/country done for us lately? Well, they recent... Read more

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Reel Views: Little film asks some big questions
Mr. Nobody (2009) When Mr. Nobody opened at the Venice Film Festival and later screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, audiences liked what they saw and it's no great wonder why. Mr. Nobody explores numerous what-if scenarios ... Read more

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Zoot: Fresh trends to look forward to in the New Year
With last year's unique trends and fashion mishaps now becoming a part of history, 2011 has some pretty exciting trends coming up. The New Year offers innovative men's suits, jeans and a twist on motorcycle fashion. But along with the fashion-... Read more

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Spring and summer go grunge for 2011
When I think of spring and summer, I think of beautiful gardens, lush foliage and flowers that dot the grass. I think of brightly coloured balloons and vibrant landscapes. Women in pinks, blues and yellows. Khaki-coloured safari shorts and fla... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Instant gratification is forgotten once the next big thing comes along. If you're concerned with quality, try a little patience. Focus on the future, where the real fun will be. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) M... Read more

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Food for Thought: Eliminating the bad in fast food
We all know that in order to maintain a healthy diet, avoiding fast food is important. Fast food is almost always higher in sodium, fat and sugar than food you purchase at other types of restaurants or make at home. Sometimes, either by choi... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies: Dirty little secrets
What's that one topic of conversation that people try to avoid? The one thing people do that no one likes to talk about? Cheating! Everyone probably knows at least one person who has been affected by cheating — or may have even experie... Read more

Sports

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Ambitious Dixon's got eyes on the prize
Jordan Dixon is a third year basketball player and guard from Kitchener, Ontario. He's been playing basketball — and only basketball — for over a decade. "I have never played any other sport; basketball has always been my sport." ... Read more

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Heatlhy Fit: Lose that mental weight
If you could measure your thoughts, how much do you think they'd weigh? Consider adding up all the school assignments and upcoming deadlines, the extra hours of work to pay for tuition or textbooks, your chances of securing a job after gradu... Read more

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Top All-Star may miss game
The NHL All-Star game captains have been named: Nicklas Lidstrom of the Detroit Red Wings and Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes. Both captains will participate in the fantasy draft on January 28 in preparation for the All-Star game on S... Read more

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Matt White having fun as coach
The Fanshawe women's basketball team has had the same coach for the past three years, and coach Matt White is flourishing as a mentor to the team. The women have been able to bond under their head coach and that has helped them to a 3-4 rec... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Who is the new "They?"
TNA Genesis witnessed a changing of the guard, as Mr. Anderson became the new heavyweight champion. It was a hellacious night for Anderson, as he first had to go through Matt Morgan to earn the title shot. Bischoff then told Anderson that he ... Read more

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Women looking for a better second half
It wasn't the first half of the season the Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team wanted, ending it with a record of 3-4. However they are looking for a much better second half. Playing each team again, the Falcons are optimistic that they... Read more

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Motoring: Cars from the 2011 Detroit Auto Show
By the time you read this, the 2011 North American International Auto Show, held annually in Detroit, Michigan, will have just wrapped up. If you didn't go, no worries — here are the 11 highlights of this year's show. 1. Lincoln MKX: W... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Your year to volunteer
Volunteering can have significance for many different people. For medical students, it is absolutely mandatory in order to form a foundation and build upon the knowledge needed for such a challenging career path. For policing students, communit... Read more

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NFL Czar: All-stars and coaching changes
Each year, the National Football League holds the Pro Bowl. This year, it is back to its old haunt, Honolulu, Hawai'i. Unfortunately, the Pro Bowl usually ends up being a sub-par game. Of course, it used to be ignored by fans, as it was held t... Read more

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