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What runs the world? Social media

How Snapchat furthers my social media existence Remember the early days of MySpace? Oh, the good old days of not realizing that this social website was laying the groundwork for the state of social media. When all we had to ...

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Drone sculpture construction begins

Construction of “The Drone Project: A Participatory Memorial” began Sunday with many people already volunteering to help complete the art piece. The deadline to finish the sculpture is March 28, and Joseph DeLappe, a new media artist and professor of ...

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Social media connects students to university

With Fresno State students as connected as ever to social media and each other, the university has jumped on the bandwagon in many ways.

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Funny Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Videos: Professional or faux pas?

  By Daniel Salas: Special to The Collegian   With the proliferation of video sharing sites in the past few years, such as the popular social media site Twitter, some are asking where to draw the line between appropriate and ...

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Blackboard website receives makeover

With features that mimic those of the popular social media site Facebook, Fresno State’s new Blackboard system showcases a completely redesigned interface with more educational tools intended to make learning easier.

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Are we merely products?

What would you say if I told you that we are all simply products of our environment?

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Collegian hosts first-ever Student Choice Awards

The Collegian is hosting the first ever Student Choice Awards at Fresno State.

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Facebook bigger factor for employers’ decision

With rumors of Facebook making the “Timeline” feature mandatory, users are cautioned to prepare for the strings that are expected to come attached if the change occurs.

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Letters to the Editor, 11-16-11

Letters for the Editor for November 16, 2011 including topics such as Pat Hill's performance, Facebook in the library, and campus safety.

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Greek organizations barred from using Facebook

Fresno State Greek members and potential new recruitments were prohibited from using Facebook and other social media accounts during rush week to prevent subjective acceptance of new members.

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Revitalize the Fresno community

By now the excitement of the beginning of a new school year has worn off, and students are starting to count down the days until their first paper or first big test is due. All the Greek rush events, clubs fairs and student involvement days are over and it may seem that involvement opportunities are scarce because their visibility has been reduced. This is not the case!

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Website helps students stay on track

There is a time each spring and fall semester when advising offices are on overload as students scramble to pull their schedules together for the upcoming year. A young website, www.myedu.com, offers its support to students as an extra leg to stand on.

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Stop the Facebook stalking

Any person who willfully, maliciously and repeatedly follows another person in the state of California is guilty of the crime of stalking, punishable by a restraining order, a fine or jail time. Why is it that when it comes to Facebook, stalking is okay?

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‘Dogs mixed on social media

The use of social media websites is a fast and fun way to share photos, videos, express personal thoughts and opinions, while staying connected with others regardless of distance.

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How does Facebook affect your study habits?

“I need to get off Facebook and write my paper”: Plenty of students have seen those statuses posted by friends on Facebook when they were supposed to be studying. Some students even posted that particular status themselves.

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“Like” Fresno to fight hunger

From Nov. 15, 2010 through Dec. 31, 2010, the Walmart Foundation is encouraging people to visit Walmart’s Facebook page and help decide which cities should receive $100,000 in grants to fight hunger. Participants will choose from a list of 100 communities where hunger rates are the highest. Indianapolis, Ind. received $1 million from Walmart's "Fighting Hunger Together Campaign," for the city with the most support on Facebook. Could Fresno could be next?

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Campus computer users socialize

Since its completion, the Henry Madden Library has strived to provide students with necessary technological resources to succeed. But some students think those resources are being taken advantage of for personal web surfing.

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Tech Week

USU Productions is hosting Technology Week. There will be five workshops on campus during the first week of November. Presenters will explain many different technological devices that are useful to students both inside and outside the classroom.

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