Social War: A ‘Like’ and a Prayer

Social media mingles with war in the 21st century, and social media and war are just beginning to realize just how bizarre that is. This is an account of the 8-day conflict between Israel and Palestine in November 2012 that saw more than 150 casualties. It is the first Social War, a war centered on…

Latinos must graduate college, Latino comic says

Comedian Ernie G captured a small crowd with jokes about his experience living as a Latino Thursday afternoon in front of the Humanities Building at Cal State Fullerton. The event, for Hispanic Heritage Month, was sponsored by Mesa Cooperativa de CSUF. He ripped off jokes, such as you know you are a Latino if when…

My Mihaylo Moment

Today is “My Mihaylo Moment” day at Cal State Fullerton. Students can pose with props in front of Steven Mihaylo’s statue at Steven G. Mihaylo Hall. Mihaylo, a philanthropist, donated a $30 million donation for the College of Business and Economics in 2008, according to CSUF’s Philanthropic Foundation. Students can hashtag their photos with #MyMihayloMoment…

CSUF spotlights Constitution Day

Constitution Day, celebrated Sept. 17, celebrates the adoption of the Constitution, which defines the U.S. government’s powers and ensures democracy. Originally posted in Wednesday’s Daily Titan. A Constitution Day panel put on by Cal State Fullerton’s Division of Politics, Administration and Justice is to be held at the Becker Amphitheater Thursday, Sept. 13. The panel,…

Cheering on the San Diego Padres

My family and I took a day trip to see the Padres game at Petco Park and visit Balboa Park yesterday. The Padres had an impressive day with homers by Chase Headly, Yonder Alonso and Carlos Quentin in a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets. (Here’s a game summary .) The best thing about…

Confession: Why I Love to Read

It’s official: I have an addiction to reading. But hey, nothin’ wrong with that, right Doc? I’ve already read more than 20 books this summer, and I’m aiming for another 10 to 15 more before I go back to college. So, why do I read? Well, there’s the obvious answers: To get lost in a…

College student texting habits (Study)

It is no secret that college students text. That is evident to anyone who has wandering around the Cal State Fullerton campus and witnessed a herd of zombies- er, students walking slowly with their eyes glued on their, like, new iPhone- between classes. Paired with the newly-discovered Nomophobia, the fear of being without our cell…

Of Aliens and Men: Science Fiction, a Genre Code (Anthropology essay)

Wohoo, got to write an essay about science fiction! It was fun being able to write about The Hunger Games and X-Men! This is my final paper for my Language and Culture Anthropology class. We have to evaluate a code, which is a genre (like punk rock music, or fashion, or mystery novels). INTRODUCTION            …

Public Relations: How to use Social Media (Lecture)

As part of Cal State Fullerton’s Communications Week, Christa Keizer spoke to students about utilizing social media in public relations Tuesday afternoon in the Titan Student Union. Keizer, who is an assistant account executive for Edelman Digital, graduated from CSUF last year. Edelman is the world’s largest independently-owned public relations firm and serves corporations like Microsoft…

Happy Book Day! (And other thoughts on World Book and Copyright Day)

Today is World Book and Copyright Day, as celebrated by UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization). You can check out its history here, but the day “seeks to promote reading, publishing and the protection of intellectual property through copyright,” according to UNESCO. Tonight is also World Book Night (unrelated to UNESCO), where volunteers…