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BREAKING: Fresno State football player arrested in social media threat to shoot female students

A Fresno State football player was arrested by the Fresno State Police Department on Monday after he threatened to shoot female students on campus via a social media app. Police found the student by working with Yik Yak to track ...

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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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It was a wonderful evening on our newsfeed

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It’s closing time for Swiggs

Popular college restaurant Swiggs will be closing its doors for good Saturday. “It’s very bittersweet, but unfortunately there were different factors and it was hard to compete,” said Swiggs owner Michael Jew. “It was a tough and sad decision, but ...

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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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Marketing students aim to break ‘selfie’ world record

A group of Fresno State marketing students will attempt to break the world record Friday for the most people taking a selfie photo at one time. According to officials at the Guinness Book of World Records, the current record stands ...

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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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Bullard High bomb threat: two suspects arrested

Fresno police arrested two suspects in the graffiti tagging and bomb threat at Bullard High School on Thursday that led to the early evacuation of students and “copycat” threats on social media of a mass shooting. Aaron Nevarez, 18, and ...

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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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Campus experts weigh in on social media activism

Before cable television outlets could break news of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo., at the hands of a white police officer, there was already a mass buzz on Twitter – intense debate on racial injustice that spurred the ...

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USU board approves software upgrade for bowling center

Bowling enthusiasts will be able to use new score keeping software at the University Student Union bowling lanes next semester that include a variety of gaming options and features in the bowling center on campus. 

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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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How the Tea Party ruined my email address

I think I should preface this anecdote by introducing myself. My name is Brianna Vaccari, and for as long as I can remember, people in my life who know me fairly well always called me by the nickname “Bri.” Also, ...

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A life of being bullied: Speaking up for those who can’t

I was in the fourth grade, and I was completely convinced that my crush, Dominic, was completely into me. This was huge. He was the most popular kid in class, and I, well, wasn’t.  I was so incredibly excited that ...

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Student-created website makes social media easier

Two Fresno State alums teamed together to create Dwibbles, a website that focuses the favorite content of social media users into one easy-to-use website.

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Creative Director gives a Creative Presentation

Creative Director of Digital Media from Adobe Systems Inc. Doug Beach gave a Skype presentation at Fresno State, hosted by the advertising organization Alpha Delta Sigma.

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Presentation resumes represent revolutionary, interactive way to apply for a job

Creativity and thinking outside the box are often qualities that employers are looking for and with a traditional resume. Showing these two traits can be a tough thing to do. The infographic resume talked about in the previous column is a great way to display these traits.

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Social media a modern way to employment

With a California unemployment rate of 11.3 percent and a Fresno unemployment rate of 15.7, which is almost twice the national unemployment rate, getting a job these days can be tough. People searching for a job are constantly looking for a way to get a head-up on other people also searching for a job.

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