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Useful apps for time gaps

Kaitlin Sansenbach

January 8, 2014

Today’s upgraded technology has led businesses to create some of the most useful and entertaining applications people have seen in years. Everything from resourceful tools to mindless games are just a click away.Previously, cell phones just came with the standard necessities – calculator, calendar,...

Living in a technological generation

Jaime Carrillo

November 19, 2013

The telephone, the telegraph and the cotton gin are all incredible feats of human ingenuity that changed the world in their time. They also didn’t receive half the flack smartphones and social media are getting today.When I was casually surfing through Facebook, I found a photo taken from a coffee s...

Technology in communication should be for everyone

Technology in communication should be for everyone

Jaime Carrillo

November 15, 2013

The telephone, the telegraph and the cotton gin are all incredible feats of human ingenuity that changed the world in their time. They also didn’t receive half the flack smartphones and social media are getting today.When I was casually surfing through Facebook, I found a photo taken from a coffee sh...

Sac State takes down sexual assault one case at a time

Sac State takes down sexual assault one case at a time

Natalie Gray

October 15, 2013

No student should ever be afraid to walk across their college campus with the looming thought of someone following them, watching them and stalking them.Sexual assault comes in many forms and all cases should be investigated with urgency, sensitivity and effectiveness, which is exactly how Sacramento St...

Social media privacy should be accessible to all

Social media privacy should be accessible to all

Jaime Carrillo

October 8, 2013

Thanks to a new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, California teenagers will be able to retain their privacy in the age of social media, but the law should be expanded for everyone in the Golden State.Senate Bill 568, which has been dubbed the “eraser button law,” will require social media sites lik...

Racists comments flood Twitter after Miss America pageant

Racists comments flood Twitter after Miss America pageant

Natalie Gray

September 24, 2013

Although we live in the land of the free, home of the brave, America is still fearing what we don’t understand. Twitter exploded last week with tweets from ignorant people making appalling comments regarding Nina Davuluri, the first contestant of East Indian heritage to become Miss America.This shows ra...

Take some steps to protect privacy

Anthony Nathan

May 8, 2013

Social media has redefined what this generation considers personal or private information. Facebook has become a public forum for drunken nights, first dates and unrelenting rants for all to see - including your employer. Assembly Bill 25 has made it illegal in California for a potential employer to ...

Thieves get quick cash from metal theft of stolen catalytic converters

Thieves get quick cash from metal theft of stolen catalytic converters

Fabian Garcia

April 9, 2013

They may not be glittering in diamonds, but platinum-lined catalytic converters – known as “cats” on the street – have become a hot commodity for thieves and buyers running the black market for their precious metals inside. The Sacramento State Police Media Log has reports of two catalytic convert...

She’ll never tell: Sac State Confessions creator Madison Hall knows all your secrets

Natalie Gray

March 5, 2013

Stories of sex, drugs and defecating on the top floor of Parking Structure III flood the “Sac State Confessions” Facebook page daily.  The page is an outlet where girls plea for attention, guys plea to not be friend-zoned and others share details about public masturbation, sex with professors or whatever...

Technology is distancing us

Technology is distancing us

Samantha Gallegos

November 14, 2012

Connecting through social network sites may be great for staying caught up with distant friends and family, but allowing these sites to impede on time spent interacting with people in person has negative implications. People walk around campus with their eyes fixated on the mobile device in their hands, rather th...

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