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’18 Chapman Shinnyo Fellow Developing Solutions for OC Homeless

November 13, 2018 by Atty McLellan | News

By Atty McLellan (’18) Hi everyone! My name’s Atty McLellan, and I’m the first recipient of Chapman’s Shinnyo Fellowship. Two years ago I began advocating and assisting Orange County’s homeless community, and this fellowship has allowed me to continue to focus on homelessness locally. The financial security that the fellowship provided made reaching out to

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Journalism and Humanities Internships

November 7, 2018 by | News

Attention Journalism and Humanities Students! Following is a list of available internships and job openings with links to position descriptions and applications. Deadlines are listed where available. Women’s Leadership Accelerator: Nov. 30 deadline https://journalists.org/programs/womens-leadership-accelerator/ Center for Health Journalism Fellowship: Dec. 14 deadline https://www.centerforhealthjournalism.org/event/2019-california-fellowship CNN-LA Newsource Winter Intern (No deadline given) https://careers.warnermediagroup.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobId=819843#jobDetails=819843_36 Grant-funded Education Writer for

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Do “Facts” Really Matter? Prof. Barnard Presents at Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference

November 6, 2018 by | English

Ian Barnard, Professor of Rhetoric and Composition in the Department of English at Chapman, recently gave a presentation entitled “Do ‘Facts’ Really Matter?” at the Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Professor Barnard’s presentation, an updating of their 2017 article in Anastamos, Chapman’s graduate interdisciplinary journal, argued that one of

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Blue Wave, Red Tide or Purple Haze Features analysis of the polling, pundits and politicos before the vote

October 22, 2018 by | Art

Please join the Journalism Program, the English Department and Wilkinson College for a symposium on Orange County’s crucial role in the Nov. 6  midterm elections. “Blue Wave, Red Tide or Purple Haze?” features  analysis of the polling, pundits and politicos before the vote. Adam Nagourney, New York Times Los Angeles Bureau Chief Mary Plummer, KPCC

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America’s Top Fears 2018 Chapman University Survey of American Fears

October 16, 2018 by Wilkinson College | The Chapman University Survey on American Fears

The Chapman University Survey of American Fears Wave 5 (2018) provides an in-depth examination into the fears of average Americans. In June of 2018, a random sample of 1,190 adults from across the United States were asked their level of fear about ninety-four different phenomena including crime, the government, the environment, disasters, personal anxieties, technology

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Paranormal America 2018 Chapman University Survey of American Fears

October 16, 2018 by Wilkinson College | The Chapman University Survey on American Fears

The Chapman University Survey of American Fears Wave 5 (2018) includes a battery of items on paranormal beliefs ranging from belief in aliens and psychic powers to Bigfoot and haunted houses. Paranormal Beliefs Currently the most common paranormal belief in the United States is that places can be haunted by spirits (57.7%), followed closely by

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Fleeing Death: Disaster Evacuations in America Chapman University Survey of American Fears

October 16, 2018 by Wilkinson College | The Chapman University Survey on American Fears

From devastating wildfires to killer hurricanes, nearly a quarter (21%) of America reports they or their families have had to flee their homes due to disaster. Evacuating one’s home is a heart wrenching choice, but it saves lives. Unfortunately, many Americans choose not to evacuate, even when authorities call for mandatory evacuations. The results are

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Fear of Muslims in American Society Chapman University Survey of American Fears

October 16, 2018 by Wilkinson College | The Chapman University Survey on American Fears

Roughly 1% of the U.S. adult population are Muslims. The political and social scrutiny focused on this small group has led to major political figures advocating discriminatory practices based on religion alone. In the 2016 Chapman University Survey of American Fears, we explored how Americans as a whole view Muslims. This year, we’ve reexamined many

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Fear of Immigration Chapman University Survey of American Fears

October 16, 2018 by Wilkinson College | The Chapman University Survey on American Fears

Americans Appear to be More Afraid of the President than Immigration Immigration policy has been a central focus of President Trump’s administration since he announced his candidacy in a speech in which he said, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best … They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re