Author: Gerard Avelino

Modern Tongue: Student reflects on linguistics impact on daily life

It’s been two months since I started writing this column on the ways people use language, and while it

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Journalistic form can censor story’s emotions

A picture is worth a thousand words, but the Associated Press doesn’t like it when those words are too

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Modern Tongue: Names are more than an identifier and should be treated respectfully

“What’s in a name?” Juliet besought to her lover, Romeo. “That which we call a rose by any other

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CSUF prepares events and activities for this year’s Earth Week

Cal State Fullerton Associated Students, Inc., together with the university’s Center for Sustainability, is gearing up to lead this

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Modern Tongue: Sexual orientation should not be guessed by speech patterns

In this world where everyone is assumed heterosexual until proven otherwise, coming out is a never-ending process. Every semester,

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Modern Tongue: Emojis inherently convey a different tone of language

Communication would be so much easier if everyone would just let his real feelings show. Everyone has, at some

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Modern Tongue: Associated Press cramps a writer’s style

I can’t stand when people tell me what to do, much less correct my grammar. But when my editors

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ASI elects new Board of Director positions

After the initial election yielded no clear winners, a second round of elections for the top positions for Associated

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