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Industrial technology student working on new ways of alternative energy

Robert Ceja can drive his Volkswagen Diesel Rabbit 150 miles for only $2.44. Ceja, an Industrial Technology major, founded a club in 2011 that is dedicated to finding ways of creating alternative fuel and energy.

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Geocaching: a modern treasure hunt using GPS technology

In your daily travels you probably pass by treasure waiting to be discovered, oblivious to its existence. For those who know about geocaching, the searches are a real and exciting adventure.

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Technology, curse or blessing?

With the help of technology and handy gadgets, the world of communication allows incredible access to information and people on any side of the planet. Smart phones, tablets, the Internet and email are nearly an extra limb to most of us even to a point that we can’t remember what it was like before this technology existed.

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Older is better

Is technology creating a society that is lazy and boring? Some argue that life is more exciting and more productive with technology.

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The ups and downs of technology

For the 21,655 freshman at Fresno State, everything about college is new. The teachers, the campus and the all-around lifestyle are aspects that will take time to get used to. However, the one thing that has never been new to the largest freshman class in Fresno State history is the Internet.

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Love is in the air, and so are iPhones

Valentine's Day is an opportunity to express feelings for one another by giving and receiving a bouquet of flowers, heart-shaped chocolates, a teddy bear and a sing-along card.

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Unexpected art forms still relevant

Art can be found in unexpected ways. In the past few years, art created by unusual means struck my fancy as I poked around my usual favorite websites. Whether created by new technologies or organic materials, art’s definition never ceases to expand, including new ways of presentation to highlight notable human experiences.

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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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Nonprofits push more online ed

The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has partnered with four nonprofit educational organizations to develop postsecondary online courses for the nation’s higher education system.

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With tech, tables turn for aged

As technology rapidly increases in the 21st century, many senior citizens feel left out. From the cassette tape in the early ‘90’s to present fiber optic connections and Blu-ray players, the gap of understanding between the old and the new ...

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Put the phone down!

It doesn’t matter which major you’re in. At least one of your instructors has addressed one topic in the first week of classes: Portable technology—namely, cell phones.

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Twitter 101: Tweeting professors

Who would have thought that “tweeting” with your professors for school purposes would be considered mainstream?

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Fresno State upgrades phone system, some callers dissatisfied

California State University, Fresno installed a $2.2 million phone upgrade last spring, but problems with the voicemail system are just some of the concerns among Fresno State faculty and staff.

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Cyber friends, stalker friends?

We’re not stalkers. Or at least most of us don’t fall under that category.

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Has technology made us boring?

In my lifetime the Internet has become a common luxury in every house in America, unleashing new and improved ways to gamble, network with friends and find pornography.

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Once you go Mac, you never go back

The one thing that seems to be on everyone’s mind is Apple. From iPods to Macbooks to iPhones, these tools have become the latest craze among college students.

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American Idle?

After years of being away, John Loiacono, who graduated from Fresno State in 1984, will be returning to campus to lecture on the advancement of technology as part of the College of Arts and Humanities Lecture Series.

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For better or worse, modern communication technology makes contact ‘inescapable’

I NOTICED THE TYPO AROUND 10:30 P.M. I WAS already home. There was nothing I could do about it.

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