Tag Archives: cell phones

No selfie zone

From squat racks and bench presses to ellipticals and the indoor track, walking into the Student Recreation Center (SRC), a jungle-gym of activities awaits. After setting up and preparing to begin the workout one thought pops into students heads – ...

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CHP warns of the dangers of distracted driving

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USU, other campus locations get charging stations for phones

The University Student Union and other locations at Fresno State received small but powerful new accessories this summer.

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Technology, curse or blessing?

With the help of technology and handy gadgets, the world of communication allows incredible access to information and people on any side of the planet. Smart phones, tablets, the Internet and email are nearly an extra limb to most of us even to a point that we can’t remember what it was like before this technology existed.

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Proposed FCC rules to halt surprise cellular charges

The nearly limitless capabilities of today’s cellular devices are often paired with service plans that limit the consumer’s usage per month. But when calls, text messages and web browsing are added up on the monthly bill, it’s no question that some students get surprised by large overcharges they weren’t expecting. The Federal Communications Commission unveiled proposals on Thursday, Oct. 14 to ease the shock.

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Listening to Cali Nanny

Talking on cell phones without a hands-free device while driving is distracting, right? Though some of us may or may not agree, state senator Joe Simitian thinks it is.

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Is it legal to look at your watch in the car?

From among the gossip and glitter and confusion surrounding an early production night last Tuesday came an interesting subject: what exactly is legal while driving? We all know that texting or talking on a cell phone has been illegal in ...

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omg txts r takin over!

TEXTING HAS BECOME SUCH A CULTURAL PHEnomenon that there had to be a law put in place against doing it while driving. It also is shaping the way we communicate and can unfortunately leave evidence.

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Texting banned while driving

As of July 1, California joined the five other states in outlawing hand-held cell phone devices while driving. Calif. is now one of six states that signed the bill outlawing text messaging. The other five states are: Alaska, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Jersey and Washington.

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Are you texting while reading this?


Students and their technology are a common sight on campus.

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