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Fresno State student witnesses reaction to attacks from France

“I was stupefied, initially scared,” Christina Cruz said. That was the reaction to Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris from a Fresno State student studying French in Lyon, a city that’s only a two-hour train ride away from the French capital. ...

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Empowering expression in the wake of tragedy

This is the part where the unity elicited by tragedy begins to fade, and the chorused calls of “Je Suis Charlie” begin to turn to faint echoes, becoming parts of stories that begin, “Remember when.” It’s been over a week ...

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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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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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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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Students learn about FBI, campus safety

Fresno State students listened to a first-hand account about terrorism and national security and how they apply to higher education settings Wednesday night.

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American Muslims should not be held responsible

After dozens of people were killed in an attack on a mall in Kenya, Bob Beckel went on the Fox News show “The Five” to say what I think he believed was an impassioned, patriotic speech. “The time has come ...

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Remembering 9/11

Twelve years after almost 3,000 people died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Fresno State students and faculty reflected on the day’s impact.

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Discussion panel held for 9/11 anniv.

Over 250 attendees and panel members participated in the 9/11 Ten Years Later discussion panel, hosted by the Ethics Center on Monday.

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Fresno State remembers 9/11

Ten years later, the devastation that took place on Sept. 11 is still a vivid memory in the minds of most Americans. Although the chilling images from that morning can’t be changed, America and its people have.

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Goodbye, bin Laden

We got him. Finally.

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Remembering 9/11

On the eighth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that transpired on September 11, 2001, California State University, Fresno President John D. Welty issued a statement to the university.

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