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Acknowledging the Armenian Genocide

Genocide. That was a word that Pope Francis used in a Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. The Pope ...

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‘Email-gate’ is another example of Republican smokescreens

Whether it be ISIS or Russia, it seems the world is on the cusp of World War III. Our nation is fracturing more and more every day over race and inequitable police enforcement. But somehow, the nation is focusing in ...

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Obama administration is responsible for ISIS

By: Daniel Gai Political Science Major While I usually enjoy reading the articles in The Collegian, I must take issue with Mr. Pope’s remarks regarding ISIS and U.S. “democracy.” Not only is Mr. Pope wrong, he’s stupid and I mean ...

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With Saddam Hussein gone, we helped create ISIS; go democracy

The world is embattled in endless conflict. Our government is collapsing a little more every day, and yet the United States is doing its best to force its unproven form of government onto the world. After 9/11, the Bush Administration ...

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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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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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Forget your stress; play a video game

Life is difficult and full of stress. You go to your job, or to school, and work hard for eight, 10 or even 12 hours a day, and after all the hard work you put in, you have the joy ...

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Avoiding Iraq War III

No boots on the ground – for now. Whether you know it or not, or whether you choose to believe it, the United States is in a state of war. We’re not at war with any specific nation, but with ...

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Constitution Day panel discusses US foreign policy in the Middle East

Fresno State celebrated Constitution Day Wednesday by hosting a campus forum to discuss the constitutionality of America’s foreign policy actions in the Middle East. Constitution Day, formerly known as Citizenship Day, was established by a law passed by Congress in ...

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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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Obama to detail ISIS strategy in speech

Don Lee and W.J. Hennigan contributed to this report / Los Angeles Times (MCT) President Barack Obama plans to address the nation today to outline a broader offensive against Sunni militants in the Middle East, a move welcomed by a ...

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ISIS poses threat to embattled region

In recent months, the world has become captivated with the activities of the Islamic State (ISIS), a jihadist group showcasing new methods of extremism. Having declared a caliphate in Iraq and Syria and harnessed social media as a communication tool ...

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Much more important than a tan suit

Did you know that President Barack Obama gave a speech wearing a tan suit last week? If you didn’t, you clearly haven’t been on the Internet for a week. People were busy with a flood of commentary about the color ...

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