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Interrobang issue for Monday, October 24th, 2011

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Student-area break and enters real cause for concern
A recent trend of residential break and enters is of particular concern to students in London. According to a media release sent out by the London Police Service, there have been numerous break and enters in areas mainly occupied by students, includi... Read more

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Trauma and Treatment a valuable learning experience
October 13: a call comes into the dispatch centre regarding an accident in the woods. A young male has had an accident involving a chainsaw. The paramedic team rushes out to the accident site and jumps out of the ambulance ready to treat the w... Read more

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Fanshawe student diagnosed with meningococcal disease
On October 17, the Middlesex- London Health Unit advised Fanshawe College that a Fanshawe student had been diagnosed with meningococcal disease. A notice from the Health Unit has been posted on the My Fanshawe staff and student portal. Meni... Read more

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Look into your future in November
Hundreds of Language and Liberal Studies students received an email flyer for the University of Western Ontario information sessions being held this November. As students we could easily come up with a hundred reasons not to go, and that's pro... Read more

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New copyright bill may have negative impact
WATERLOO (CUP) — On September 29, Bill C-11 was introduced in the House of Commons, marking the fourth attempt to amend copyright legislation by the Government of Canada. The Copyright Modernization Act seeks to bring copyright law in li... Read more

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5 Questions with Morgan Harris, SAC rep, School of Language and Liberal Studies
1. What's your perfect day like? My perfect day would start off by sleeping until 11 a.m., then having a nice bowl of Dino Egg Oatmeal. And then after playing a few hours of Harry Potter Lego on my PS3, I would have pizza for lunch, and then l... Read more

Opinion

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Psych Your Mind: En Garde! More on the art of fighting fair
As our discussion of "dissociative anonymity" proved, having a disagreement with a stranger, even if it leads to verbal abuse, is an entirely different ballgame than arguing with someone with whom you have personal ties, either professionally or... Read more

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How the Copyright Modernization Act will affect Canadians
Dear Editor: My name is Devon Reese and I am going to discuss what is on every Canadian's mind: the C-11 Bill to amend the Copyright Modernization Act. This bill's main purpose is to enforce the concept of Digital Locks, which can be stamp... Read more

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"Evolution" in politics
Now that all of the election fun is behind us, the time has come to see if Dalton McGuinty will follow up on his campaign promises. The unfortunate truth? They may never happen. Yes, he promised $1,600 applied against university tuition in Ja... Read more

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Notes from Day Seven: OccupyLondon, etc.: What if it fizzles?
Students have been joining Occupy events around the world these past few weeks, including in London. The OccupyLondon Facebook page claims solidarity with OccupyWallStreet, OccupyToronto, and protests in other cities. Some are drawing compari... Read more

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Great issue
Dear Editor: I have been extremely impressed with Interrobang this year. Your latest edition spotlighting various addictions was informative. I'm quite proud to be an Interrobang reader. K. Faye ... Read more

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Gesture praised
Dear Editor: I'd like to thank the gentleman who took the time to help me out during a moment of frustration in Oasis. Your kindness and words helped put things in perspective. J. Bugel... Read more

Lifestyles

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Talking Cash: Advantages tax-free savings accounts offer students
We're nearing the halfway point of first semester. Hopefully things are going well for you thus far both in class and in managing your money. For some of us with student loans, this is the first time we've handled such a large sum of money ... Read more

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Fanshawe Pioneer Village gives a hauntingly good performance
Fraud. Murder. Mistaken identities. These are the elements that set the scene for this year's Haunted Village Hayrides at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Each year the historic village puts on a play of sorts; tractors pull spectators around the v... Read more

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Life coach reaches out to London and Fanshawe
Motivational speaker Rex Crain took the stage on October 15 to speak to business owners at the Ukrainian Reception Centre in London. Crain delivered a lively performance to a passionate crowd of over 100 people. He began his presentation by ... Read more

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My 15 minutes with ... Shout Out Out Out Out
Shout Out Out Out Out is no stranger to the spotlight. In 2007, this Edmonton-based band was nominated for a Juno for their very first full-length album Not Saying/Just Saying which was released in 2006. On October 16, I was lucky enough to ch... Read more

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My 15 minutes with ... Bison B.C.
Bison B.C. holds nothing back when it comes to their music. Since 2008, this heavy metal band has released two full-length albums entitled Quiet Earth and Dark Ages. Even with losing their previous drummer earlier this year, the guys are still... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) Friday is on your mind and in your heart. Everyone who wants to play with you deserves fair and equal treatment -- and the rest don't matter. Pioneers and explorers have no time for the stay-athomes. Taurus (A... Read more

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Top 10 Halloween films
It's that time of year again when costumes and candy abound, but if you're opting out of the craziness of this holiday and are looking for a good scary movie to watch at home instead, here are a list of 10 terrifyingly good Halloween flicks. ... Read more

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Reel Views: Essential Halloween viewing
Halloween (1978) Every year on October 31, cinephiles look for something to satisfy their Halloween movie urges. Each time the spooky holiday rolls around, a batch of new flicks pops up, but lately with hits such as the Saw franchise and t... Read more

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Suit up for an excellent RPG
If you're reading this newspaper, chances are pretty good you're a bit too old to trick-or-treat this year (not that that will stop some of you). If you want to recapture the magic of Halloween — while also kicking evil butt along the way... Read more

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A better kind of earbud
If you love your MP3 player, but don't love the standard earbuds that come with it, or if you spend a lot a time in transit to and from campus, or if you just really love listening to good quality music on the go, then there's a new set of ear... Read more

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Headphones that put style before function
A member of the Adidas Originals line, the Sennheiser HD 220 headphones attempt to provide the same quality of sound and convenience as modern earbuds but fall just short on their goal. The headphones themselves are attractive to view and ar... Read more

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Fanshawe Spook-ent Boo-nion brings the fun this Halloween
So, you saw Classified, LIGHTS, Epic Meal Time, Tony Lee XXX Hypnotist and even experienced Sex Toy Bingo and some Pub Nights, and it's only October? Good! The fun never stops at the Fanshawe Student Union, and we've got tons of stuff planned... Read more

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For the record lover
There's science behind analog vs. digital WINNIPEG (CUP) — Last time, I said I wasn't going to go into the science of why vinyl is better because not everyone can relate to science but everyone can relate to the emotions of the human ... Read more

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Un homenaje monumental a la Argentina y el Che Guevara
If Argentina could speak through music, Jorge Martinez would spark the discussion. The two newest releases by the Argentinean native are both easygoing yet passionate and also pay homage to his compatriot and fellow Marxist Revolutionist, Erne... Read more

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Career Corner: Other job search letters
In addition to cover letters that accompany resumes, there are several other kinds of letters used in correspondence with prospective employers. Every written communication you have with an employer is one more opportunity for you to demonstra... Read more

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College Knowledge: First Generation supports
The fall semester seems to be speeding by. You're very busy with assignments, tests, projects and approaching midterms. The reality of college is probably setting in, and you could be experiencing any number of feelings right now. It's all par... Read more

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Reel Views: Political thriller fails to thrill
The Ides of March (2011) There is very little thrilling, or even surprising for that matter, in the new film from actor/director George Clooney, The Ides of March. The premise of the film is simple. It takes place during the democratic pr... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Bride of Chucky is anything but sucky
Bride of Chucky (1998) It is time once again for Halloween, which is sadly the only time of year when 'spooktacular' becomes a common word in everyone's vocabulary. Why can't things be spooktacular in mid- March? I digress. Halloween is a... Read more

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Love, Lust and Lies: Spinning a web of lies
It's almost Halloween: that time of year when people can dress up and pretend to be someone or something they're not. Although this is the time of year when we pick up costumes, wigs and other adornments, it's not the only time of year we play... Read more

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Beauty Boy: Blood, guts and glam
The Halloween season is finally here, and it's time to start deciding what horrifying or glamorous attire you will be wearing. People tend to play it safe when it comes to picking out a costume and what makeup they will be wearing. If you're ... Read more

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Who are you? What are you doing?
Halloween is one of my favourite times of year! I love getting to dress up, do my makeup and see everyone else's costumes. I love the idea of creating a new persona and identity for one night and getting to act and talk like that person. You... Read more

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Less tricks, more treats
Is there really a better holiday than Halloween? Marshmallow ghosts, chocolate witches, and caramel apples are only the beginning. It's acceptable — or, rather, encouraged — to gorge on candy and sweets, and that sure helps this ho... Read more

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Costume ideas for lazy people
Whether you're putting a ton of effort into your costume or none at all, here are some ideas to get you well on your way to costume contest victory. No effort Condom Cut out holes for your arms and head in an industrial-sized garbage ba... Read more

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Grab your fishnets, half-finger gloves and pearls it's time to do the Time Warp
Every year around Halloween, you are bound to see at least a few men dressed in drag, fishnets and all. The Regional HIV/AIDS Connection has brought all the funky weirdness from The Rocky Horror Picture Show to life for the past three years wi... Read more

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Top 10 apocalypses we should worry about more than the zombie apocalypse
To be watchful is not the same thing as being afraid. While for years we've been preparing for the zombie apocalypse, we've sadly been overlooking many far more real threats already in motion. It remains to be seen whether the world will end... Read more

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Nutrition Ambition: Pump up the flavour!
With Halloween fast approaching, pumpkins are at their annual peak of popularity, and it's no wonder: these gourds are probably the most versatile vegetable in North America. Symbolic of the autumn season, pumpkins are used as crop, decorati... Read more

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Musician taking the alternate route
When music doesn't cut it as a career, many musicians are thinking of postsecondary as a back-up plan Most of us have dreamed of the rock star lifestyle at some point or another; to join a band, write some hits, get signed to a record labe... Read more

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Bobbyisms: Zenith Myth on top of the world
I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things. Sometimes, however, fate puts together some of the most random stories you'll ever hear. Take the story of Zenith Myth, Canadian Mike Edwards' new prog rock project that m... Read more

Sports

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Rebuilding year for men's volleyball
Last year was a strong and successful one for the men's volleyball team, finishing 13-5 on the season and at one point being ranked fourth in Canada. The 2011/12 season isn't expecting a fourth rank in Canada again, but their goals are to re-b... Read more

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Women's volleyball team full of new faces
The women's volleyball team has started practicing and preparing for a rebuilding year. The team only has five returning women and eight new faces. The team is focusing on developing the players and training them for the years to come. "This... Read more

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Men's basketball gear up for another successful year
The men's basketball team is gearing up for another successful season and looking to improve on last year's efforts. Glenn Johnston, team coach, said, "We lost last year in the provincial semi-finals; we played a great tournament and the boy... Read more

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Women's basketball start season strong
The Fanshawe Falcons women's basketball team has started their season strong and hope it continues through the rest of the season. "We fell short of our goal last year and hoping to improve with our squad this year," said Kaitlind Dutrizac, ... Read more

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Women's soccer looking strong
Amy Wilson and Bailey Maxwell scored two goals each as the Fanshawe Falcons women's soccer team defeated the St. Clair Saints 8-0 back on October 12. The win clinched second place in the Western Conference for Fanshawe, giving them a first ro... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Fitness Centre offers great classes
Aerobics has always been a great way of putting life into your cardiovascular routines. Every school year, we try to adjust our aerobics offerings based on current trends and member feedback. Whether it's the group training atmosphere, class v... Read more

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The Heel Turn: Power changes hands in WWE and TNA
In the space of just one week, major changes have occurred in the big two promotions concerning who is in a position of authority. The WWE superstar walkout continued last week, and only John Cena, Sheamus and CM Punk showed up to offer thei... Read more

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NHL talks realignment
In September, the NHL Board of Governors held formal discussions about the possibility of divisional realignment of the league beginning with the 2012/13 season. Since those discussions, rumours about reshaping the NHL have increased as we are... Read more

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NFL Czar: "Dream Team" faces tough challenge
Tensions will certainly be at an all-time high when the Dallas Cowboys head to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles. Both of these teams have been plagued by inconsistency. The Eagles started the season very slowly, and fans were starting to que... Read more

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Motoring: BMW 650i Cabriolet vs. Jaguar XKR convertible
Summer might be over, so logically most people would rather look at SUVs for the climate ahead. I, on the other hand, think we should look at convertibles to remind us of the beautiful summer we had, and excite us about the summer to come next... Read more

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Fanshawe FC: Some games undervalued to TFC fans
Some clubs value certain competitions over others. It's no shock when a big side like Manchester City crash out against a team like West Bromwich in the League Cup. Managers know losing 'meaningless' tournaments is not a big deal. Just as some... Read more

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