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Panelists exhibit ways to talk politics

What has become a taboo conversation in the break room and an uncomfortable topic at the Thanksgiving dinner table was faced head-on last week by two nationally-known speakers at Fresno State as they exhibited a new way to discuss politics ...

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Millennials ‘feel the Bern’

This week the Democratic debate took place, and Bernie Sanders proved yet again that he is the candidate for Millennials. While most news stations are reporting Hillary Clinton as the winner of the debate, there is a clear case for ...

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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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The television news media: Helping you racially profile since 1980

In a crisis, is the news media effective at informing the public of what they need to know, or does it actually misinform and even harm the public? Sensationalistic television news isn’t a new phenomenon, but if you are paying ...

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Ebola in the United States: Don’t believe the hype

There is a pandemic in this country. A real, measurable phenomenon; it’s a dangerous virus that has the power to tear apart our society. No, it isn’t Ebola. It’s the fear mongering we see everyday on television news. Yes it’s ...

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Steubenville: The day television news died

Despite it being the job of news outlets to provide the facts, let’s face it: Sometimes they get it wrong. Occasionally, details of a story are mixed up, or a source is accidentally misquoted or the reporters are rushing to get out any information about a breaking story, which later turns out to be false. But in the case of the recent Steubenville rape case that has created a flurry of reports across the country, many major news outlets got it wrong for an entirely different (and much worse) reason.

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Obama announces end to war in Iraq

After nearly nine years of conflict in Iraq, United States President Barack Obama announced Friday that the war will cease by year’s end. Obama expressed his confidence that the nation will be left “strong and enduring” once U.S. forces have ...

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Obama announces end to war in Iraq

After nearly nine years of conflict in Iraq, United States President Barack Obama announced Friday that the war will cease by year’s end. Obama expressed his confidence that the nation will be left “strong and enduring” once U.S. forces have ...

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A new spin on broadcast news

TV news, by and large, is a waste of time. At least that’s what I’ve noticed while watching big news networks like FOX or CNN. As much as I used to love watching the news, it’s getting old. So when ...

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Maui, here we come

Thousands of college students flock to Mexico every year during spring break in an attempt to get as drunk and/or high as possible every day, and sometimes end up getting themselves into trouble.

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Inauguration events come to Fresno State

Some watched television and millions more from behind computer screens, but on Tuesday morning, members of the Fresno State community converged on campus to participate in several inauguration-viewing activities.

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