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Screenshot of the Snapchat video in which SDSU student Martin Ruiz can be heard making threats to student CJ Simmons.

SDSU graduate sentenced to probation, required to take course in tolerance after sending racist Snapchat

by Kaitlyn Little, News Editor // September 19, 2019

The San Diego State graduate who made racist threats on Snapchat against a student last April has now been sentenced in court. Martin Jesus Ruiz received...

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What college life is like without a social media presence

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor // September 4, 2019

Major social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, along with many others, are avidly used among a large percentage...

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Screenshot of the Snapchat video in which SDSU student Martin Ruiz can be heard making threats to student CJ Simmons.

Police make an arrest in racist Snapchat case

by David Santillan, Assistant News Editor // May 1, 2019

University police have arrested 24-year-old Martin J. Ruiz in connection with a racist Snapchat video sent to a San Diego State student. Ruiz, an SDSU...

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Racist Snapchat video sent to a student prompts response from SDSU

by David Santillan, Assistant News Editor // April 30, 2019

San Diego State found itself addressing racism this week for the third time in two months. In series of Snapchat videos and videos, an unidentified...

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Social media is seriously ruining our relationships

by Cristian Alvarez, Staff Writer // January 30, 2019

As social media grows, it is also beginning to change life as we know it. People are becoming increasingly active on media platforms like Instagram,...

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Professor teaches cyber defense tactics to grad students

Professor teaches cyber defense tactics to grad students

by Scarlet Keolanui, Staff Writer // May 5, 2016

What if students could learn about the tactics of cyber criminals and cyber hackers and protect themselves from cyber crimes? Management information...

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Social media: You really don’t need it that bad

by Hanna Moon, Contributor // April 6, 2016

As I have in the past years, I decided to set a goal for myself at the start of a new year. This year, my resolution was something that’s been on my...

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Snapchat’s unexpected success: Why do we love it so much?

by Lehi Naseem, Contributor // February 10, 2016

Five...four...three...two...one. Poof. That image of your best friend rolling her eyes in her Comm 103 lecture has disappeared. You laughed instead...

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