Interrobang issue for Monday, September 19th, 2005
Zero tolerance for weekend B&E and bottle-throwing, thanks to London's Project Speakeasy II
After responding to several noise and disturbance calls related to an out-of-control Second Street bash over the weekend, two police officers were forced to dodge projectile beer bottles thrown by unruly partiers. The Project Speakeasy II officers, ... Read this article
4-week CBC strike goes unnoticed
Where do you get your news? Obviously not the CBC, according to a Decima survey that found most Canadians are not affected by the month old lockout, which has left the public broadcaster without their regular reporters, anchors and writers. CBC emp... Read this article
Career Corner: Work study jobs on campus
Need a few extra dollars this semester? Got a few extra hours during the week? Why not check out the Work Study Program! The purpose of Work Study is to assist students who are in financial need, are already receiving financial aid through OSAP bu... Read this article
Let the career centre find the right job for you
Attending college certainly comes with a price tag. For many students going to school means holding down a part-time position just to make ends meet. Other students work while going to college to gain experience, which not only looks good on a resu... Read this article
Homesick? It can happen to anyone. Here are some thoughts from the folks in Counselling and Student Life. Minimizing the Effects of Homesickness
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Teacher breathes life into paramedic program, wins national award
Up against hundreds of nominees, one of Fanshawe's most respected faculty members recently rose above the rest and was honored with a national teaching award. Mark Hunter, a paramedic program coordinator and teacher, was recognized with the Asso... Read this article
Etiquette in the 21st century
I start off this column by admitting that I am a lot older than the average student who roams the halls at Fanshawe College, and I was raised by a set of very strict parents who drummed politeness, manners and etiquette into my head (and ass). Do no... Read this article
Letter of the Week: Is Motive Power losing its steam?
Dear Editor; I returned to Fanshawe College for the second level of automotive service technician training in September 2005. This is a very intense course. A lot of information is covered in an eight-week period. I have been told several times by m... Read this article
Make poverty history at Summit
The UN Millennium Summit last week was the largest ever gathering of its kind. It is five years on from the Millennium Summit in the year 2000, during which 189 leaders pledged to achieve the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aimed at halving... Read this article
Faith Meets Life: Oprah reporting the story behind the story in NO
Last week, Tamara was questioning God's presence in New Orleans, because surely many people's prayers went unanswered. “You didn't deny that some of those people died, but you also said that quite a lot of them must have had their p... Read this article
Album Review: Pretend Weezer didn't record Make Believe
Another issue already and another disc that I picked up over the summer months that I need to give the spotlight to: Weezer — Make Believe Usually, I review stuff that I like because I don't go out and spend the money on stuff that I kn... Read this article
Dobson plays Sunday Love
The New Music Series at Fanshawe continues to bring big Canadian singer/songwriters to Fanshawe; this time with Ontario-raised Fefe Dobson who will be appearing at the Shack on Friday, September 16.
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On Campus: Students enjoying a night around campus
Sam Roberts performed an outstanding outdoor show in the SUB Courtyard last Monday. After blowing the crowd away he took some time to sign autographs and pose for photos with screaming fans. Photos by Stephanie Taylor Read this article
Fanshawe volunteers shine like crazy; raise $13,000!
Over the last 4 months, about 90 per cent of my time has been devoted to a little fundraiser you may have heard of called Shinerama. It has been around since 1964, and is done at 57 colleges, universities and institutions. Over 35,000 students partic... Read this article
Bonnaroo 2005: Four days in a music-lovers wet dream
Four days, seventy bands and over 80,000 people, traveling from great distances to come celebrate life, amazing music and beautiful people. In only its fourth year, The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival stands in a class of its own, And has even been... Read this article
Fanshawe Fashionista: Transition from summer to fall
The transition from the lazy, hazy days of summer up at the cottage (if you're lucky enough to have one), to the mumble jumble of back to school routine can often be dreaded and depressing. As the days gradually get shorter and the assignments c... Read this article
Chef's Corner: Tasty tribute to Southern cookin'
In honour of the devastation in the states of Mississippi and Louisiana as a result of Hurricane Katrina, I am sharing some true Southern recipes with you this week. Eat them and think of those who have lost everything; their homes, their jobs, their... Read this article
500th Star Wars toy a collector's dream
I love toys and I see them (and their packaging) as mini works of art that you can sometimes play with. I leave my Simpsons and Star Wars toys in the packaging but my McFarlane monsters and horror creatures (except the Movie Maniacs series) and my M... Read this article
Tennis stars remain gentlemen on and off the court; why can't anyone else?
With sports coverage constantly bombarded by negative topics and images that demean the persona and image of sport, it is refreshing to hear a feel-good story about athletes who are not surrounded by controversy. Lost amongst the NFL highlights and ... Read this article
Rookies and vets gel on the soccer field
Aggression and defensive prowess will be at the forefront for the women's soccer team in the 2005 season. The new coaching staff consisting of head coach Eva Havaris and her pair of assistants, Cecily Clarke and Jessica Kapitany, has selected an... Read this article
Fun and Fitness: Don't play the numbers game, just get off the scale!
While writing last weeks article about the “freshman 15,” something interesting popped into my head. I thought about how I gained twenty pounds of zero quality weight during college and then I thought about my current weight as of today.... Read this article
$70k will buy lots of luxuries, but ignores basic comfort
Ask anyone and they will tell you that $70,000 is a lot of money to spend on one car. The new Acura RL will cost you that much (more once you end up paying freight/PDI, admin, a/c tax, gas tax, and government taxes). So I wonder, is this car worth it... Read this article
National b-ball champs remember the court
Family reunions are generally uncomfortable, mind numbing, and tend to seem exceptionally long for everyone involved. This was not the case for one former Fanshawe family. The two-time National champion Fanshawe Falcon men's basketball team of &... Read this article