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Corrections

The April 25 issue of The Collegian included the opinion article by Sarah Marie Pittman “Remembering the life of a ‘corporate sellout.’� Upon reflection, the headline may have been construed to have been in direct conflict with the actual meaning ...

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Leave college behavior to college students

MOST OF MY friends are graduating this semester, so over the last few months I have witnessed all the symptoms of senioritis. In our apartment, the television is constantly on, friends are always visiting, and the front hallway has become home to a growing collection of empty liquor bottles. Classes are skipped less regularly than parties are attended.

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Print journalism — a medium far from stagnation

PRINT JOURNALISM IS not dead and never will be. Coming to this conclusion came through knowing how to start conversations. “What’s your major?� They respond. It’s already a conversation. I love college.

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Taking care of U.S.

American charities should offer help to the United States before looking abroad. Something has been bothering me for quite some time now. It just ignited a fire when the American Idol telethon aired last week. I am just as compassionate ...

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The fear and anxiety of an “uncertain fate”

A STARTLING REALIZATION HIT me when I powered up my computer to begin writing this week’s column. This is my last article of the semester. More pointedly than that, this is my last article of my undergraduate career. I would ...

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Fabrication of wartime “heroism” saddens

“INTENTIONAL FALSEHOODS.� “Deliberate and careful misrepresentations.� “Fraud.� These were the words used by Kevin Tillman, the brother of Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan three years ago. Joining Kevin Tillman was Jessica Lynch, the ...

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Letters to the Editor

Increasing campus safety Confusion and frustration overwhelm many students when finals are approaching. Many late night study groups are being held at school without any concern of being a victim of a violent attack. There are only 108 emergency phones ...

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Surviving Fresno State

One writer reflects on things she wishes she knew about college before starting THERE ARE A lot of things that I wish I knew about college before I came to Fresno State. One thing that stands out most in my ...

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The results are in – and nobody voted


We’re not sure if you’ve heard, but the elections for next year’s Associated Students executives and senators occurred last week.

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The One-Finger Salute

Thumbs up to the Clovis Rodeo. As policy, The Collegian can’t endorse alcohol, so let’s just say it was “fun.” Thumbs down to the 100-degree weather that hit the Valley last weekend. The heat can take something that smells bad ...

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Times, they are a’changin’ – 40 years late

IT’S 2000 FREAKING 7 — almost 90 years since women got the right to vote and more than 40 years since the civil rights movement.

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Court makes bad decision on partial-birth abortions

ONE THING I knew I never wanted to write was an opinion piece about was abortion. It’s a topic that I think very few really enjoy discussing.

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Media Focuses disproportionately on deaths of celebrities

WHY IS IT that the death of one semi-famous individual such as Anna Nicole Smith can garner so much publicity yet only a few words are allocated to a young man who recently died in a motorcycle crash? The first, ...

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Remembering the life of a ‘corporate sellout’

WHEN MY CHILDHOOD best friend Megan Pauls and I were young hipsters, trying to find our way in our newly discovered hipster world, we would spend a lot of time contemplating where all the truly cool kids hung out. We ...

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American icon Dr. Phil takes on the country’s big issues

DO YOU HAVE a problem that you’re just itching to know the answer to? How to discipline your children when they draw on your newly-painted walls with permanent marker? How to settle a long-standing dispute with neighbors about who should ...

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“Real world,� a scary affair

FOR THE LAST few weeks I have been utterly, over-the-top scared out of my mind. And no, it’s not been in anticipation about the latest nail-biting thriller — “Vacancy.� And no, it’s not about “Disturbia,�either. (Man, what’s with all these ...

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Graduation requirements fail students

Graduation approaches swiftly for the class of 2007, and as it does, Fresno State seniors have to cope with the demands of the “real world� for a certain degree of readiness their education should have prepared them for. The basic ...

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The One-Finger Salute

Thumbs up to Vintage Days. There was definitely enough good food and entertainment to keep us coming back for years to come. Thumbs up to Nick Watney, the Fresno State alumnus who won his first PGA tournament — the Zurich ...

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