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Interrobang issue for Monday, April 11th, 2011

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News

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Fanshawe grads create art in paradise
A brand-new arts residency program saw three Fanshawe fine art grads traveling to Barbados for four weeks in January. Joscelyn Gardner, professor of fine art at Fanshawe, is one of the founders of Art Connections, an international non-profit... Read this article

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Spring for Japan Fundraiser
Would you pay good money to see two English teachers in a fight? This week, that's what you'll be able to do. From April 11 to April 15, the School of Language and Liberal Studies and the Fanshawe Student Union will be raising funds for the ... Read this article

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Keep the roads free of phones
Campaigns by Transport Canada, Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators and the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration are reminding motorists to stop using handheld devices — such as cell phones — while driving. May... Read this article

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A challenge for citizens to improve health care
Canada Health Infoway is putting out a challenge across the nation: How would you use information technology to improve health care in Canada? The ImagineNation Ideas Challenge opened on March 31, and asks Canadians how they would improve h... Read this article

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Miami: "What an incredible experience"
Twenty-four of the identified best candidates of the police foundations program returned from their journey to Miami Florida after the ninth annual Miami Law Enforcement Experience earlier this year. The annual event has become one of the most... Read this article

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Cheap fuel ... when?
Tired of $1.29 for a litre of gas? In the next 10 years, gas prices will not be an issue, as researchers at the University of Western Ontario are developing a fuel cell technology to produce hydrogen gas. "Hydrogen fuel cells are a really go... Read this article

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ITS keeps students connected
When students talk, Information Technology Services listens and acts. In six focus groups in March and online portal feedback, students let us know their issues with Fanshawe's mobile services. ITS then fixed what they could and will introd... Read this article

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Pick your party - who are you voting for?
With the federal election coming up on May 2, it's important to head into the polls armed with some knowledge about each party. Here are a few points you should know about each of the main parties' stance on issues that affect students and soo... Read this article

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Fanshawe student recovers from assault
On March 19, Shawn Docksteader was waiting for a bus at the corner of Western and Sarnia Roads when a black SUV drove by. A passenger shouted something at him, caught his attention, and then hurled a full can of beer at Docksteader's face. ... Read this article

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Summer sun and outdoor food safety
The opportunity to enjoy summer outdoor activities is too short. Don't miss any of it by getting sick from bad food or sun overexposure. Summer will be here soon and with it comes the opportunity to enjoy days at the beach, outdoor patio BBQ... Read this article

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360º News: International & National briefs
National News A second-year political science student at Western, Awish Aslam, was asked to leave a Conservative Party rally in London on Sunday, April 3. Aslam and her friend were asked to leave the rally by an RCMP officer because she app... Read this article

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London hairstylists snip and style for a cause
On Wednesday, March 30 the Parkinson Society of Southwestern Ontario held a mesmerizing hair fashion show at The London Tap House. Tulipa: A Hair Couture Event was an unforgettable night that amazed everyone in attendance. The event was a grea... Read this article

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5 Questions with Brian Harness, FSU Food Service Director
1. What's one thing we should know about you and one thing we shouldn't? "I'll do anything for my friends and family and I'll do anything for friends and family!" 2. What's a service or event the FSU does that isn't well-known? "FSU is a prou... Read this article

Opinion

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Life Meets Faith: Immensity and immediacy
As a child I would lean my head against the inside of the family car window as we sped along two-lane highways. Sometimes I concentrated on not moving my eyes while they took in the gravelly shoulder of the road, and beyond that, the grass, all ... Read this article

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Take the Power Back - Spoiling the ballot: none of the above
It's politricks time again! Politicians are scheming on how to get power in running the affairs of this state, and are out making promises, shaking hands and taking pictures. There are thousands of people out there working behind the scenes tryi... Read this article

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B.A.L.L.S.: Canada defined by lack of choice
What can be said about this world in our heads, these minds with minds of their own? The election is upon us, another opportunity to pretend that we live in a democratic society. Democracy is not the opportunity to vote for one of four old men... Read this article

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Prez's fond farewell
This is it, Fanshawe! It's been an amazing experience that has lasted for four years, and contained many memories I'll happily look back on for the rest of my life. I have a lot of people to thank and it's going to be hard to remember everybody,... Read this article

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So you wanna be in a rock band? - Grand Finale: Let 'er rip!
Inspiration, by its very nature, draws upon the influence of pre-existing factors: first comes an incident, person, place, concept or tangible item, then the emotion one attaches, and finally, the resulting artistic creation. When it comes to "s... Read this article

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Student debt hurts entire economy
VICTORIA (CUP) — How many young adults between the ages of 18 and 23 do you know who have an extra $50,000 kicking around in their bank accounts? As a young adult myself, I would say almost none. But the problem isn't the lack of money; ... Read this article

Culture

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The lovely Lauren Campbell
"I don't want to be another journal entry/I'm looking for something just a little bit more/Maybe for this you'll think I'm crazy..." ~ Lauren Campbell, Goodbye Daisy When Lauren Campbell writes, she writes honestly and without reservations. H... Read this article

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Clubs hosting unique event
Celebrate the end of the semester at the Off the Cuff Video Jam on Saturday, April 23 at the APK Live. This is a community experimental gig, where music will be stimulated by videos. The acts will be all about improvisation - new, creative ... Read this article

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Mother Mother's musical alchemy
Diversity is a concept as present in Canadian music as it is in our people, and thankfully, there is a lot to choose from when choosing music to accompany our day-today lives. Few acts touring around the country are as compelling to listen ... Read this article

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Bobbyisms: Best places to find vinyl
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. And okay, I know that I always fill this space with insights or interviews to do with music, but the reason this particular column is random is that I've actually planned th... Read this article

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Outback Camping plans exciting lineup for May 24 weekend
Have you begun planning your summer? How about your long weekend in May? Or even your July Canada Day, August Civic holiday, or (God forbid), your Labour Day weekend just shy of beginning school again this fall? Don't fret. Outback Camping, ... Read this article

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Elaborate collaborations worth a listen
When a CD arrives in your hands with a multitude of collaborations, you know you are about to be treated with something that's unexpected and pleasing. Enter Canadian hip-hop artist Factor (yes, the same partner with Gregory Pepper in Common ... Read this article

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Nothing terrible about these Enfants
You know how you can hear a song and like it instantly? There's a science to it, no doubt, but simply put, the music breaks down a certain barrier in your mind, that wall around your musical tastes and preferences and gets to the heart of you,... Read this article

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London is Shore in for a good time
Pauly Shore is an iconic figure from the '90s, and anyone who has seen his films has been left with an endless list of funny one-liners. On April 15 he is coming to the London Music Hall, and I must admit, I'm counting down the days. I have... Read this article

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Big laughs hit London
The third annual Big Comedy Go-To festival is bringing giggles, chortles, snorts and belly laughs to the city. The festival features fantastic sketch, improv, stand-up, musical comedy, monologue and comic theatre from local and international... Read this article

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Fanshawe grad's doc wins prestigious award
If I Should Fall is a documentary that tells the story of 22-year-old Canadian trooper Marc Diab, of the Royal Canadian Dragoons. In March 2009, he was two weeks away from the end of his tour in Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device ... Read this article

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Love, Lust and Lies: The sweetest fling
Summer is almost here, and for most of you that means no more school - you're ready to have some fun. Summer is the best time to be single; lots of couples break up right before summer just because they know there is no better time to be unatt... Read this article

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Reel Views: Sucker Punch is nothing you haven't already seen
Sucker Punch (2011) If the over-stylized Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and the classic drama One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest had a film child, Sucker Punch would be it. The film's plot is fairly straightforward: a young girl upse... Read this article

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) All those physical kinks and spasms manifest disturbing metaphors in the usual order of things. Exercise your body to exorcise its demons. Instead of punching the wall, vault over it. Taurus (April 20 - May 20... Read this article

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Zoot: Styling the eyes key accessory
As summer is right around the corner, it's time to bring out all the summer apparel, sunscreen and flip-flops. On top of all the necessities, the most important and differentiating addition to your summer wardrobe is sunglasses. Buying any r... Read this article

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What you need to know before heading into summer
Summer is fast approaching, and although it may not feel like it, it will soon be here. Seeing as this will be the last issue before summertime, I feel as though I need to load you up with information. I hope that, armed with this article, y... Read this article

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Food for thought: Guide to fresh, local summer food
The snow has finally melted and with that, we find ourselves looking at the best time of year to get fresh, local produce. We are lucky here in Ontario that between May and October we have access to a wide variety of fruits and vegetables grow... Read this article

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Day One won't be their last
Local band Metro4 is starting their Canadian tour right here in London by having their album release party on April 23 at Rum Runners at The London Music Hall. Their second album, Day One, was released on April 1. This album follows their su... Read this article

Leisure

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Healthy Fit: Fitness programs that work
Day after day, minute after minute, we are bombarded with infomercials that convince us that their fitness products will solve our physical insecurities. What most of us don't realize is that we are constantly buying our way into nothing. ... Read this article

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The Heel Turn: Rock Bottom moment for Cena
If you mixed the Super Bowl, World Series and the Stanley Cup playoffs all together, you'd get the biggest show of the year, Wrestlemania 27, which took place April 3 at the Georgia Dome. In the first match of the night Alberto Del Rio faced... Read this article

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London's first airsoft range opens
Forest City Surplus has opened London's first airsoft range after noticing a growing interest in the sport. Airsoft is a sport that uses replica firearms to shoot smaller diameter plastic pellets out of spring-, battery- or gas-powered guns. Read this article

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Motoring: Elantra small but mighty
Last week we looked at the Hyundai Sonata Turbo, a nice car that could have been even nicer. This week we are going to look at its smaller sibling, the new Elantra sedan. Like the old Sonata, I was a huge fan of the last generation Elantra ... Read this article

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Fun and Fitness: Wishing you a fun and fit summer
It's hard to believe that we've already reached the end of the school year. It sounds cliché, but each year definitely goes by faster and faster. I won't keep you guys long since it's crunch time and you're all frantically finishing up last-mi... Read this article

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NFL Czar: Mock drafting the top 10
This is one of the best times of the year. Not only is school almost done, but the NFL draft is right around the corner. I realize everyone and their uncle does a mock draft these days, but I'm the NFL Czar! How could I not? 1. Carolina Pant... Read this article

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