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#MeToo: Hollywood controversy highlights sexual assault

Sexual assault and harassment did not start, and likely will not end, in Hollywood. After allegations of decades of sexual assault by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein came to light by a New York Times article on Oct. 5, the hashtag ...

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What our country needs is a leader, not whatever Trump is

Between the hurricanes, the Las Vegas mass shooting and continued tension with North Korea, President Donald Trump has shown his true colors as a leader, and none of them are commendable. It was an already known fact that Trump is ...

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Letter to the editor: Fresno State Twitter page admits to bias in the second “New USU” campaign

By Megan Bronson Does the university stand on the side of student voices? Clearly not. Or maybe, the voices of a select few. After a long and annoying campaign, the “Bold New U” referendum failed last year for a plethora ...

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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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The Fresno State lecturer investigated by the Secret Service is speaking out

Dr. Lars Maischak, the Fresno State lecturer who was investigated by the Secret Service and the FBI, has been allowed to keep a job at Fresno State. After four months of silence, he recently spoke to The Collegian about the ...

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Secret service investigating university lecturer’s tweets

An investigation is underway after a Fresno State history professor used Twitter to express his disapproval of President Donald Trump by making what some are calling “violent” and “threatening” remarks. Currently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Secret ...

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What god-awful thing did our president-elect say today?

On Tuesday, our president-elect lifted up his leg and urinated on the First Amendment. “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences. Perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!” President-elect ...

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Twitter announces Vine will be clipped

Last week, Twitter announced it will be discontinuing its looping video app, Vine. Vine has created job opportunities and made internet celebrities out of average people since its release in 2013 but has had a recent decline in popularity. Fresno ...

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No selfie zone

From squat racks and bench presses to ellipticals and the indoor track, walking into the Student Recreation Center (SRC), a jungle-gym of activities awaits. After setting up and preparing to begin the workout one thought pops into students heads – ...

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Collegian takes heat for Trump editorial

COLLEGIAN EDITORIAL: On Monday, The Collegian published an editorial about Donald Trump that garnered much attention. The piece, in no uncertain terms, compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The article was labeled as an editorial, which is an opinion piece ...

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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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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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Be careful what you post; it might actually affect you

Social media has become a huge part of our lives. It’s always on our computers, it’s always open on our phones, and it’s often on our minds. It’s an outlet for us to connect with our friends and share what ...

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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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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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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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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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