Tag Archives: war

Editorial: Fresno State professor’s Barbara Bush comments are fruitless

Fresno State is feeling the pressure. Yet again, a professor goes on a social media tirade and attracts fury from all corners of the internet. And again, we will witness another senseless Twitter squabble. Tuesday afternoon, after news broke that ...

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Raped and beaten during the Bosnian War, she’s fighting back decades later

Screams, pain, anger, injustice. Those are only a few of the innumerable costs the women of Bosnia and Herzegovina had to pay during the Third Balkan War and the Bosnian conflict. The Bosnian conflict lasted from 1992 to 1995. It ...

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‘12 Strong’ shows the pride and pain of war

The hardest part about watching a movie based on or inspired by true events is the harsh reality of it. A part of me wants to shake my head, close my eyes and say, “That’s not real. It’s just a ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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Former Fresno State student eyewitness to refugee crisis in Europe

For 10 days, former Fresno State student Antonio Olmos’ eyes told the story of the refugee crisis in Europe through his camera. Olmos is a London-based freelance photojournalist and was sent by British newspapers The Guardian and The Observer into ...

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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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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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Director creates film to bring awareness to the ‘unknown war’ in Mexico

In Mexico a wave of violence has swept across the country. Drug cartels have been fighting each other for control of the drug trade in the United States. One filmmaker, Charlie Minn, set out to do a documentary film that will show the world the extent of the violence.

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Beware of war with Iran

It often does not take much to start a war. The assassination of the Austrian archduke by a Serbian national brought all of Europe into the War to End All Wars (that worked out well).

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Veterans press for services

Student Veteran Organization pushes to get a veterans-only lounge and rededication of the Fresno State fountain.

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Putting an end to a 10-year war

After 10 years of fighting terror in the Middle East, President Obama begins his plan to withdraw more than 30,000 troops by the end of 2012.

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Obama’s unwise policy

Last month, The Collegian wrote an editorial which argued this: “Stay out of these Arab conflicts. Quit meddling in faraway lands with people we don’t understand. Build our fortifications here at home.

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The public: Get out of Afghanistan

I’m not one to toot my own horn, but last Wednesday I wrote an article saying that President Obama made a mistake by capitulating to Republicans on foreign policy.

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