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Real people break stereotypes – there’s nothing wrong with that

Lately on social media, there seems to be this trend of showing pictures of mildly attractive men and women doing mundane things, with text over them arbitrarily calling them “real” men or women. These photos are ridiculous. There is no ...

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Stop laughing at Trump

Something dangerous is happening in the GOP. Donald Trump is leading in the polls. Consistently. At first, the Democratic Party laughed it off as a joke. I mean, who could take Donald Trump seriously? He tossed out reporters based on ...

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Snaps we are tired of seeing

Videos of you singing. You are not Beyonce. You cannot hold a note for as long as Adele can. Stop trying. And there is always a lag between the music and your voice. Or, you can try to be smooth ...

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The Republican Party lacks empathy for people

This year, we’ll decide the fate of our nation for the next four. The presidential race is looming and we have to decide what kind of nation we’ll be. With that there are many factors, and no one will ever ...

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Let’s be done with finals forever

As we approach the end of the semester yet again, the impending week of final exams incites fear in the hearts of students everywhere. While a few of us are confident in our test taking capabilities, most of us are ...

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Navigating your family’s holidays

It never fails – every year during the holidays you are forced to make face with your colorful family. There are a number of characters who you see in every family, and a number of ways to deal with them, ...

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Stand with Planned Parenthood

No matter how you feel about abortion, do not take it out on Planned Parenthood or its patrons. Don’t picket its buildings. Don’t harass its patrons. The men and women using these services are not guilty of anything other than ...

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The Worst of Facebook

Lately there has been a decline in Facebook users. It can be said that the reason for this is the rise of stupid people abusing the social platform. So here is a compiled list of idiotic things people do and ...

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Actions speak louder than prayer

Whenever dark times are upon us the world stops. Everyone comes together in solidarity after a tragedy, but what does any of it really mean? Some of us change our profile pictures on social media as a visual sign of ...

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It’s on us to stop campus sexual assault

Vice President Joe Biden Twenty-one years ago, I wrote the Violence Against Women Act to end the scourge of violence against women and hold perpetrators accountable. It’s been a great success, but even one attack is one too many. So ...

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EDITORIAL: School takes pause after threat of violence

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass shootings or the threat of one. We can take a breath. The events of Monday – which brought normal operations at Fresno State to a grinding halt – have ...

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Ladies: No Shave November

No Shave November is not just for men. The month of November is often referred to as No Shave November – a time when men and women alike give up shaving in favor of a more natural look. The trend ...

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Get your game on

Don’t forget about board games. All too often in our busy lives, we forget the simplicity of a game with friends. In an age in which everything is digitized, it can be easy to forget the value of a face ...

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Killer Halloween costumes

The key to a good Halloween costume is to be as pop culturally relevant as possible. While there is always that large percentage of girls who just wear animal ears and lingerie (a là “Mean Girls”), as well as men ...

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That’s not so Raven: an open letter to a confused Raven-Symonè

Careful Raven, your bigotry is showing. Last week the former child star and panelist on Emmy-winning show “The View” made some discriminatory and outright racist comments regarding “ethnic-sounding” names. The comments were made in response to a popular YouTube video ...

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College’s reaction to Muslim protests appalling

On Thursday, The Collegian received an email sent by an English professor to Fresno State’s Provost in regards to an email the Provost sent out to faculty members. The email recommended that all professors on campus tell their Muslim students ...

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A capitalist Christmas story

Walking the aisles of Wal-Mart this week, I was irritated. I wasn’t irritated because of the screaming children and the slightly antiseptic meat smell. I’m immune to all of that by now. I was irritated because there are Christmas ornaments ...

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An award for Viola Davis is an award for women of color

Viola Davis made history Saturday when she accepted her Emmy for outstanding actress in a drama for her performance in “How to Get Away With Murder.” Davis is the first black woman to win the award. This is a huge ...

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