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Interrobang issue for Monday, April 16th, 2007

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Confusion arises over parking
From September 2006 to last month almost 200 cars have been into Fanshawe's infamous “car jail,” but some students are questioning the signage in certain parking areas and finding them inconsistent. “I feel the school is taking... Read more

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Police use campus, students, for training
Police Foundations students got a taste of the real thing last week, when a select few were involved in a recent mock training with the London Police Service. In hopes of simulating a situation similar to the Dawson College shooting incident, the Lo... Read more

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Protests spark review of UWO Gazette
SACKVILLE, N.B. (CUP) -- Jenna Owsiniak has been a vocal opponent of the University of Western Ontario's student newspaper, the Gazette, for over a year. But when she picked up a copy of the Gazette on April 5, she found that the tables had been ... Read more

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President's Perspective: Looking back on Thomson's year as FSU President
“Hey, look at that poster. Student Council. You should run for it.” The statement above proves that students read posters. It was my friend Erin who said that to me, on about our third day of classes while waiting for Accounting to start... Read more

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Students Africa bound
Invaluable life and job experience is included in a variety of internships available to college graduates. Fanshawe College's International Department in correspondence with a project undertaken by the Government of Canada's Youth Employment... Read more

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Students take national award
Representatives from Vector Marketing stopped by Fanshawe's London campus on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 to present the College with a $1,000 donation and an award for Campus Cup Most Qualified Recruits. Vector Marketing holds a campus contest thr... Read more

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2007/2008 President's Perspective: Your nerdilicious President
I am about to write two separate columns, one will be the Student Council part of who I am, and the other about the film nerd inside me that wants to speak. Feel free to read both or choose only one depending on the time left you have to read this be... Read more

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Top Ten Things YOU Can Do to Protect the Environment
10. Be Aware Next time 6 p.m. rolls around try to catch the local or national news. If TV isn't your thing, check out CBC.ca. You may also want to pick up An Inconvenient Truth, or other related do... Read more

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Students headed for Japan
Second-year General Arts student Laney Armstrong and second-year Photography student Kyle Lunn are Japan-bound, after being chosen to represent Fanshawe College in an exchange to Ibaraki Christian College. Fanshawe's International Department chos... Read more

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Correction concerning April 16th Interrobang story
CORRECTION: Second-year General Arts student Laney Armstrong and second-year Photography student Kyle Lunn are attending an exchange at Ibaraki Christian College in Japan. The staff at the Interrobang apologizes for any inconvenience or confusion thi... Read more

Opinion

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Seeing the other side of the story
If you repeat something enough the more believable it becomes. Hence the urban legend of killer Coca-Cola grew a little more recently in these very pages when Social Justice Club president Darius Mirshahi accused the beverage company of a number of f... Read more

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Letter to the editor.......
No guilt trip here I've been going to Fanshawe College for the past two years, this being my final semester before I graduate (Business Accounting). I've been reading Interrobang for the entire two years I've been attending this great ... Read more

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A year of change
Dear beloved readers. This will be my last article of the year. I sincerely hope that my articles did not fall on deaf ears, and that you were moved by them to think critically about the system, and act for peace, justice, truth, equality, and freedo... Read more

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What, Me Worry?: Finding music outside the comfort zone, radio
Hello again my philistine friends. I'd like to talk to you a little bit about music, considering music plays such a large part in my life, and unfortunately in pop culture with disastrous results. It's possible I figure, that you would be wi... Read more

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Gazette spoof not so spiffy
March 30 was the date when the April Fools issue of the Western Gazette first hit the floors, and I just happened to be studying at Weldon Library at Western's when it came out. My girlfriend and I picked up a copy and started reading, what we fo... Read more

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Faith Meets Life: Urging for more green courses on college campuses
A few weeks ago I took a flight out of Ottawa and David Suzuki was seated a few rows back from me, which, I would guess, made almost everyone wonder if we really needed to be using a machine that spews greenhouse gases at an altitude of ten thousand ... Read more

Lifestyles

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Fanshawe filmmaker celebrated
Fanshawe Fine Art student Danny Alexander has taken home the award for Best Overall Integration of Elements at the London Canadian Film Festival held March 22 to 25, 2007 at Rainbow Cinemas. The third-year student submitted a two-minute animation f... Read more

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Grindhouse takes gore, nudity, to an hilariously new level
Blood, gore, sex, vulgar comedic dialogue and a woman with a machine-gun for a leg. What more would you expect from a double feature film by directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez? Grindhouse, the latest project by Tarantino and Rodriguez... Read more

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Get hip or die trying: Jian Ghomeshi on Q, his new CBC gig
TORONTO (CUP) -- He has a name you probably can't pronounce. He has dark eyes, dark hair, and a boyish smile. He's met a whole slew of celebrities, waxes poetic about music, and works for the CBC. But he's not who you think he is. It is h... Read more

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Cinema Connoisseur: Hazzard prequel includes keywords ‘buxom,' ‘moonshine'
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007) One of my favourite television programs growing up was “The Dukes of Hazzard,” so I was thrilled in 2005 when a major motion picture based on the series was released, starring Jessica Simpson,... Read more

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NIN, among others, with new album
Well, it's that time of year again when you pack up and go home and the Interrobang is quiet until the end of August. I'd like to thank you readers for all the cool comments this year. I'd also like to thank my man, John Said for all his ... Read more

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So you wanna be in a rock band?: Breaking down the most influential in the music biz
I'd like to start out by thanking all of you for taking the time to read my column weekly. I hope that amidst my many rantings about the music industry that you've managed to gather a tidbit of wisdom here or there. Below I've compiled a... Read more

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Placebo rock The Haus in Toronto
Placebo, April 9, 2007, Kool Haus, Toronto I'm going to start this article out with a little disclaimer, this article may contain a very slight bias in favor of the band due to the fact that they are one of my all-time favourite bands and th... Read more

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Fashion Fashionista: Looking good after grad
With summer just around the corner, it means fun in the sun, day trips to the beach and lounging around the house — or not. The real world is about to come knocking on your front door and all of your hard work in the classroom is about to final... Read more

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Short story becomes art
Hunger by Jane Eaton Hamilton Short fiction is a trickier trade than one would think. A good short story has to cram character development, plot, theme and an overall purpose in just a few pages. A lot of the time the result is — uh, how do... Read more

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Fashion Fashionista: Nautical look taking sail this summer
Ahoy Sailor! The fashion focus of the year is hands-down the nautical inspired theme, which is back from last summer by popular demand. The look is everywhere; high-end stores, bargain shops and vintage boutiques across the nation armed with red whi... Read more

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Giving a head of hair for Locks of Love
For many students at Fanshawe College, they can see the end of the road for there is a few weeks left of school. Many of us will graduate this summer never to return again and others have a year or more left. Why not finish the year supporting your v... Read more

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The Price is Right: Your chance to win
FANSHAWE STUDENTS… COME ON DOWN!! Tuesday, April 17, the NOONER will be holding a “Price is Right” game show event, Fanshawe-style in Forwell Hall. For only $1 you can experience all the classic Price is Right games with a Fanshawe twist... Read more

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Rock, paper, scissors your way to cash
Wednesday, April 18th, the NOONER will be holding a rock, paper, scissors competition. For only $1 come and test your skills at the challenging competition of rock, paper, scissors. We will be playing a single elimination style tournament; you win, ... Read more

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Win with the X
That wicked awesome radio station 106.9 The X has a truckload of stuff to giveaway! Is your apartment…umm… I donno.. a stinky smelly dump? Old-lady couches, your brothers soiled mattress, and a pizza box coffee table..well geez that sucks!! Wait The... Read more

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Zodiac Stargazer Horoscope
Aries (March 21 - April 19) A new era begins with a new round of developments. You're quick to meet a need, fill a position or propose a better way. The child in you sees everything as a present to be unwrapped. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Av... Read more

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Bits and Bytes: Xbox game offers simulated air guitar
Guitar Hero II for the Xbox 360 What better way to close off the year than to write a review on one of the coolest games to hit the 360? My PS2 has been busted for over a year and a bit now, so I never had the opportunity to play the original Guit... Read more

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Ask the Sex Doc: Sex Doc answers readers personal questions
Down and dirty with The Sex Doc, Dr. Brian Parker Why did you want to become a sex expert? From the time I took my first Human Sexuality course at Red Deer College when I was 19, I knew I wanted to be involved in the field of sexual health. It was... Read more

Sports

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Another year passes for Fanshawe Athletics
Another year has passed, another handful of medals have been awarded, and as far I am concerned, another exceptional all-around season for Fanshawe athletics is in the books. I first started covering Fanshawe Athletics in September 2005, when I was ... Read more

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Hoops for a good cause
Two local charities will look to score big in an upcoming all-star basketball game. The 3rd annual All-Star Charity Shootout featuring all-star men's basketball players from the college and university ranks, will be competing to help raise funds... Read more

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Hardware being handed out by Athletics
Fanshawe Athletics held their annual Awards banquet on Friday, April 13 at the Oasis in the Student Centre. Erica Carr and Jairus Patterson were the MC's for the event and oversaw the entire evening. Awards that were given out at the banquet we... Read more

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Fun and Fitness: Taking care of one's body is a wise move
This past Monday, I happened to be on the receiving end of an unpleasant surprise. I was sitting in the gym taking a brief rest in between sets, and I noticed my shoulder didn't feel quite right. I got that familiar feeling you get when you know ... Read more

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The corrolation between beer and sports
TORONTO (CUP) -- Sports and beer are good friends. They have been for a long, long time. But these friends are separated at Ryerson University, where the school refuses to serve beer at any Rams sports events. With poor attendance at most games, one... Read more

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Around the Ring: Hoping the rise of the WWE continues next year
This week's Raw actually wasn't too bad. We saw some stuff during the program that we knew was eventually coming and a few surprises. We knew that the whole Carlito/Flair feud was going to happen sooner than later, although we would have lik... Read more

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2007 Mazdaspeed3 produces pure driver satisfaction
It is no secret that I typically like anything from Mazda. I like the way they look, and I like the way they drive. However, their in-house tuning division, aptly named Mazdaspeed, had never produced anything in the past that got my vote. I felt the... Read more

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