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The Double Standard of Chris Evans' Nude Photo

The Double Standard of Chris Evans’ Nude Photo

Erin Holve, Opinion Columnist // September 26, 2020

Actor Chris Evans recently had what I’m affectionately calling a d*ck snafu on social media. He uploaded a screenshot of his phone’s camera roll, most of which were for publicity purposes.  Evans...

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Evacuation warnings and flooding caused by steady rainfall

Gordy Papalias // February 14, 2019

Update: 2:12 p.m. According to Meghan McMahon, the Police Information Officer at the Butte County Sheriff's office, "About six houses" have been evacuated due to flooding in the Butte County area. While...

Off the Record: coming out, nipple licking and meninism

Karen Limones // October 21, 2018

Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk and guest Alex Grant talk about coming out, trying new things in the bedroom and meninism.Rayanne Painter, Rachael Bayuk and Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected]

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Social media leads to mental health issues, too much information

Nicte Hernandez // April 13, 2018

For a lot of us, social media is part of our everyday lives. Whether we are waking up to direct messages, snaps or if we use Twitter or Facebook as a way to get our news. Social media is prevalent in everyday...

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Social media poses a danger for the heavy user

Grayson Boyer // September 3, 2017

Social media is now as much a part of our cultural fabric as anything else. At the time of its creation, we didn't know what this new technology would do to our culture, our relationships or our brains. While...

One of the many tweets that create ignorant false equivalences. Photo credit: Roberto Fonseca

Getting real about Islam

Roberto Fonseca // March 25, 2017

It's the same story every time there is a terrorist attack: a hashtag goes out in solidarity with the victims, people change their profile pictures on Facebook or Twitter to the flag of the victimized...

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Twitter is the new political weapon of choice

Rachel Reyes // February 17, 2017

Social media seems to have become the preeminent medium shaping political agendas across the nation today. These messages are being rapidly exchanged 140 characters at a time. The ability for one single...

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Facebook doesn’t mean fact

Nicole Henson // January 24, 2017

The public has taken it upon themselves to create a news source out of none other than their own opinions, and it’s spreading like wildfire because of social media.Facebook stories that say climate...

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Screen junkies killing time

Kyra Stemplinger // January 23, 2017

Free time in the modern age is nothing but an interruption in our phone time. Enjoying anything without texting, tweeting or snapping is a rarity these days, and I’ve been guilty of this crime myself.The...

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White isn’t always right

Brittany Mcclintock // May 18, 2016

First thing I want to say is if you’re white and sensitive, hit that back button. This is not an article you'll want to read. Now with that being said, I’m going to be talking about how I dislike...

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Microsoft under fire for its Hitler-promoting, nymphomaniac robot

Amelia Storm // March 24, 2016

Microsoft has removed its first artificial intelligence chat bot, Tay, from twitter after the program began to publish racist and sex-promoting tweets. The Artificial Intelligence unit was created by...

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Music spreads across multiple platforms

Sam Rios // March 10, 2016

We all know Kanye West. Whether you know him simply as “that asshole” or you know him for his music, you have an idea of who he is. I know him as both, and honestly I’m a really big...

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