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Social media in a post-truth world

Over the weekend The New York Times reported that a political data firm called Cambridge Analytica accessed information from 50 million Facebook users without their knowledge Cambridge Analytica gained access to user information by offering to pay individuals who downloaded ...

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Fresno State sports announcer donates kidney

Paul Loeffler is known as the voice of Bulldog sports, but most recently has become a voice for giving back to others. He recently donated a kidney to his friend R. Michael Alexander. Loeffler returned home from UC San Francisco ...

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Castro and Zante go digital for feedback

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and Associated Students Inc., President Blake Zante fielded questions last week from students and alumni via Facebook Live during a student forum. Students asked about issues ranging from campus parking, student safety and having ...

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Facebook Fixup

Sponsored Advertising Content “Ask The Experts” is written and provided by Scholarship Media. It does not reflect the views of The Collegian or its advertisers. I met someone through FB. Since he is not a student, I really don’t know ...

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One opossum caught on campus, mother treating fleas on children

By: Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado & Jessica Johnson One opossum has been caught at Fresno State after the administration became aware that fleas were possibly infesting areas of the campus. Fresno State Vice President of Administration Debbie Adishian-Astone confirmed the capture on ...

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Using social media as a tool to teach

Teachers are no longer looking at social media as a distraction for student learning. They instead are embracing these new platforms as teaching tools and encouraging their use in the classroom. Dr. Monica Billen, assistant professor in the Kremen School ...

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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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Collegian takes heat for Trump editorial

COLLEGIAN EDITORIAL: On Monday, The Collegian published an editorial about Donald Trump that garnered much attention. The piece, in no uncertain terms, compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The article was labeled as an editorial, which is an opinion piece ...

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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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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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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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The Facebook dislike button: the new hotbed of hate

Can I hit dislike on the Facebook dislike button? This is a horrible idea. Not only will this make me a more negative person, but I will also abuse this privilege. It will be the new standard of passive-aggressive behavior ...

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Can we dislike the dislike button?

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Local pub supports English Premier League

Peeve’s Public House in downtown Fresno is the official host of every soccer match of the Arsenal Football Club. Craig Scharton opened Peeve’s almost two years and has been showing the matches since the beginning.  Scharton decided to make Peeve’s ...

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Student memorialised in social media campaign

Six months after a tragic vehicle collision took the life of Fresno State alumna Molly Griffin, her family wants to honor her by remembering how Molly lived – with kindness. The family now hopes to make August 26 “Molly Day” ...

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Be careful what you post; it might actually affect you

Social media has become a huge part of our lives. It’s always on our computers, it’s always open on our phones, and it’s often on our minds. It’s an outlet for us to connect with our friends and share what ...

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Internet censorship comes with a heavy price

Oh, how the Internet has claimed our lives and souls. It seems to drive our fingers with an invisible force as we tap away mindlessly on our mobile phones, tablets and computers. It is now, seemingly, second nature for us ...

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The hazy relevance of social media

Answered with a Magic 8-Ball As someone who proudly has a MySpace without any idea of what my login information is, I think we should really question the real-world importance of social media. From Friendster, to Myspace, to Facebook and ...

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