Tag Archives: America

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump is going to get us all killed

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Collegian would like to remind its readers that this story is an editorial — which is an opinion. This is not a news story. There is clarification here. Trump’s America is the Fourth Reich. This phenomenon of Trump ...

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Fresno State student suspended after social media threat to shoot female students

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass shootings or the threat of one. A Fresno State football player was arrested by the Fresno State Police Department on Monday after admitting to threatening to shoot female students ...

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Saying ‘all lives matter’ dismisses black lives

Why do we say Black Lives Matter? Because in our society, historically and presently, they haven’t, and don’t. That is not to say that they shouldn’t. They do. What it is saying is that the current society holds little regard ...

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Palin: ‘Speak American’ The Americas: ‘Which one?’

During an interview with CNN on Sunday, Sarah Palin stuck her foot in her mouth yet again. Palin was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s negative remarks about Jeb Bush regarding his bilingualism and speaking Spanish during his campaign. Palin ...

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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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Professor’s book offers new viewpoint on civil rights era

Beauty has always been a product of culture, but what happens when two very different, ethnically feuding cultures collide? This phenomenon is explored by Dr. Blain Roberts, a history professor at Fresno State, in her new book “Pageants, Parlor, and ...

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I don’t understand the question, and I won’t respond to it

You’re an adult now. If you are reading this, you are likely a high school graduate. You probably have a myriad of burgeoning adult responsibilities. Maybe you pay for your car insurance or rent or credit card. It’s possible you ...

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‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ review: Proof every movie does not need a sequel

One can only hope that this movie will finally convince Hollywood to leave Saturday morning cartoons alone.

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Most partisan era ever?

This week, Chris Cillizza, a Washington Post reporter who runs a popular political blog, “The Fix,” argued, along with Aaron Blake, that Barack Obama is the most partisan president ever.

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Who’s the greatest of them all?

Let me ask you a question, Carrie Bradshaw-style: Is America the greatest country in the world? If someone were to ask me that question today, I wouldn’t be able to give them a straight answer. I don’t know if it is or not, simply because I haven’t been to every country in the world.

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Letters to the Editor, 10-26-11

Dear editor: I understand the good-natured intent of the activities on Monday and Wednesday morning/afternoon outside the USU; what I don’t understand is how poorly it was executed.

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Remembering Sept. 11

It is really hard to write about 9/11. I was all ready to write about the mistakes our government has made in the foreign policy arena. About how President Bush’s outlook changed after that day. About where we could go from here, what foreign policy changes we could make right that have been wrong for so long.

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Taking down USA’s political religion

Here in America, much emphasis is placed on our inherent rights as human beings. The idea of individuals having natural, God-given rights is ingrained into the souls of the citizens of our country.

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Fresno State honors American veterans

The Fresno State Student Veterans Organization gave a special thank you to American veterans yesterday, presenting a ceremony to veterans in the Memorial Court in front of the Kennel Bookstore in honor of Veteran’s Day tomorrow.

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Things aren’t looking good

Things aren’t going so well for America.

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@issue: Should marijuana be legalized?

This November, an initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana in California in a similar fashion as alcohol will be on the ballot.

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Going Indy

The Census Bureau is making a concerted effort to fully include young people – witness Commerce Secretary Gary Locke’s recent appearance on “The Daily Show.”

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Annual American Indian pow wow educates tribal members

With dancers in traditional Indigenous regalia guided by the beat of drums, the 19th annual Fresno State Powwow was underway this past weekend at O’neil Park.

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