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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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Democratic leaders say they have reached agreement with Trump on DACA

By: Lisa Mascaro and Noah Bierman – Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON – Democratic leaders said Wednesday night they have reached agreement with President Donald Trump to provide legal status for 800,000 immigrants who came to the country illegally as children, ...

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The Better Business Bureau offers DACA recipients tips for seeking legal advice

The Better Business Bureau, a company that provides the public with ratings on trustworthy businesses, is offering advice to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program who may be seeking legal advice about immigration and their DACA status. ...

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Students rally in support of DACA

For approximately 1,200 Fresno State students, Tuesday morning was a long time coming. They heard an announcement from the White House about the future of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, after rumors swirled the program would be ...

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DACA decision puts more than 1,000 Fresno State students in danger

By ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, President Donald Trump is exercising his hate and xenophobia at the extreme, punishing children who did not choose to come here, but were brought across the border in pursuit of a ...

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White Americans, your silence is deafening

It has been easy to throw low blows at the Donald Trump presidency. His tweets alone make it impossible not to refer to his last few months in office as a dumpster fire. It takes little effort to jab at ...

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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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The Fresno State lecturer investigated by the Secret Service is speaking out

Dr. Lars Maischak, the Fresno State lecturer who was investigated by the Secret Service and the FBI, has been allowed to keep a job at Fresno State. After four months of silence, he recently spoke to The Collegian about the ...

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We become effective allies when we dismantle fear

By Doctor Meta L. Schettler I teach Africana Studies here on campus and recently attended the Discussing Whiteness event hosted by the Cross Cultural and Gender Center. We heard that the university had received negative complaints as soon as the ...

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With travel ban on hold, Castro and students hoping for repeal

At its first meeting of the semester, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) had much to talk about. Among issues that were discussed was a travel ban imposed on several countries in the Middle East that was issued through executive order ...

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With liberty and justice for all

As the dumpster fire we benevolently call the Donald Trump administration continues on, leaked drafts of executive orders lead people to believe that more rights are going to be suppressed for the sake of religious freedom. In a turn of ...

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The difference a week and Sean Spicer makes

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Money over sanctuary: Fresno responds to Mayor Brand’s stance

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand announced Fresno will not be a sanctuary city for its undocumented immigrants, and the people are responding. Jan. 25 Brand said he does not plan to make Fresno a sanctuary city because there is a possibility ...

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Inner Trump strikes again

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He’s hired: now what?

Donald Trump is the President of the United States. To some, Trump seemed like the obvious choice. To others, it is nothing but a sign of the times, indicating that the end is near. But a feeling that conservative and ...

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A march to fight against racism and the ‘downhill slide’ for America

The political unrest continues in Fresno as almost 100 protesters assembled at the corner of Blackstone and Nees avenues in front of River Park Saturday at noon for another Rally and March Against Trump. The protesters held signs. Some read: ...

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CSU Chancellor says school system will not abide US deportation efforts

The following is an open letter to the faculty, staff and students of the California State University system from CSU Chancellor Dr. Timothy White. I write to provide assurance that we will continue to make every effort to provide a ...

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Turn post-election fear into determination

A week ago, the nation was presented with news many did not expect – come Jan. 20, Donald Trump will become president. Emotions flew high whether people supported Trump or not. A few hours before the election results were announced, ...

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