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I scream; do you?

Fresno State is in a hot, arid region. This desert is draining the students and faculty of vital energy, and the coldest of water sometimes isn’t enough. The question is, what can Fresno State do for its students to help ...

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It’s a strange life

Look at the corner of this page and you will see my name. If you look at the corner of any of these stories, you will see other people’s names. These people all share a common thread; we’re journalists. You ...

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The hazy relevance of social media

Answered with a Magic 8-Ball As someone who proudly has a MySpace without any idea of what my login information is, I think we should really question the real-world importance of social media. From Friendster, to Myspace, to Facebook and ...

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9/11 shaped, doesn’t define millennials

The Millennial Generation’s political consciousness became a teenager Thursday, as the hallowed anniversary of one of America’s most tragic days came and passed. Sept. 11 undeniably changed who we are not only as a nation, but as a generation. Now, ...

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NFL: Institutional negligence or willful ignorance?

The domestic violence case against former Ravens running back Ray Rice demonstrates not only a failure in character, but failure of those whose job it is to monitor that. While stories of what happened the night of Rice’s assault on ...

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The unspoken addiction

  Amazon delivers pain and suffering, but at least the shipping is free There is an addiction that will empty your bank account, alienate your friends and have you jonesing for another hit. The courts haven’t ruled it illegal. There ...

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Football season: A goodbye to social norms

Sunday marked the start of a new year. It wasn’t rung in at midnight with champagne, but rather by a 10 a.m. coffee at home, or bloody mary for those who ventured to the nearest sports bar. Ladies and gentlemen, ...

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A well-regulated 2nd Amendment

A 9-year-old girl recently shot and killed her gun instructor in a horrible accident. Do 9-year-olds have the right to bear arms? I’d prefer they didn’t. Forgetting the fact that forcing a 9-year-old into a situation where she now gets ...

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Much more important than a tan suit

Did you know that President Barack Obama gave a speech wearing a tan suit last week? If you didn’t, you clearly haven’t been on the Internet for a week. People were busy with a flood of commentary about the color ...

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Thank you: Facebook Messenger

There’s currently an Internet uproar over the new Facebook Messenger app, which is not new at all. The issue The Facebook app recently removed its instant message function which made it mandatory to download the Facebook Messenger, a separate mobile ...

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Letter to the Editor: Healthful option should replace Chick-fil-A

By: Rebecca Marton As a graduate student at Fresno State, I am appalled by the restaurant choices that could potentially replace Chick-fil-A. Having greasy, meaty Mexican food would be a great option if our students weren’t worried about its health. But ...

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Parking wars 2014

The days of having a nice, calm morning enjoying your cup of coffee are over, at least for some of us. With the second week of instruction nearly over, those who drive to school may ask the question: “Can teleportation ...

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What should replace Chick-fil-A?

By Troy Pope Managing Editor Fresno State President Joseph Castro has confirmed that he wants the replacement of Chick-fil-A to be a Mexican restaurant. Although I can’t get enough of Chipotle, there’s already one across the street. We need something ...

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The US Constitution is smarter than you

One-by-one, laws are being struck down by the courts. As they fall, voting power of the population falls as well. It turns out that you cannot vote to do certain things, and sometimes that’s a good thing. The laws banning ...

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The summer of challenges

Apparently, social media became a place to dare your friends to do things   The summer is over but some of the dumb, trendy things that started while we were out of school are still happening every five minutes. I ...

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5 tips for finishing college

  …from a guy who hasn’t finished college.   As a 30-year-old man who can finally call himself a senior in college, I’m aware that getting a degree isn’t the easiest thing to do. Four years ago, I decided my ...

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No fee hikes for now

Governor asks CSUs to push talks of increased fees to later date   Students can afford to take a sigh of relief after Fresno State President Joseph Castro announced that he will not push forward with proposed fee increases for ...

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Column: Damian’s dagger through my heart

Basketball fans rejoice! The 2014 NBA Playoffs are well under way and, boy, the games have been wild, controversial and very, very good.

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