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Big play Sunday

The spring game marked the final time the public will see the revamped Bulldog football program before fall. Sunday’s annual football spring game was highlighted by an X-factor that has torched Fresno State in recent years – big plays.

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Softball will face opponents from 11 different conferences

The 2012 softball schedule is already underway, but the Bulldogs have a full slate of competition to look forward to in the coming months.

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Diamond ‘Dogs open the season vs. Butler

Fresno State baseball fans will be well acclimated with Beiden Field this season, especially for much of the first two months of competition.

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ASI prepares recommendations for Task Force

While the Academic Affairs Budget Advisory Task Force gears up for its final revisions to close the looming budget gap, Associated Students, Inc. is assembling its own recommendation to present in hopes of making a difference.

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‘Dogs sunk in final seconds

Up by one and just 5.9 seconds away from clinching its first Western Athletic Conference road win, the Fresno State men’s basketball fell victim to a disputed jump ball call that cost them the game.

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DeRuyter’s coaching staff nearly filled

New Fresno State head football coach Tim DeRuyter has put together nearly all his coaching staff puzzle pieces that he hopes will form a picture of future Mountain West Conference championships.

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Former Fresno State women’s hoops assistant dies in plane crash

The Oklahoma State women’s basketball head coach Kurt Budke and one of his assistants Miranda Serna, a Fresno State women’s hoops assistant in 2002, both died in a single-engine plane crash while on a recruiting trip. The Associated Press report ...

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President Welty issues Thanksgiving address video

The following is a Thanksgiving address from Fresno State president John Welty, issued on the evening of Friday, Nov. 18:

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Skipper steps into vacant defensive coordinator position

A day following Sunday evening’s announcement that defensive coordinator Randy Stewart decided to step down, Fresno State’s long-time coach Pat Hill said that while he didn’t force his colleague out of position, a change was needed.

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Obama announces end to war in Iraq

After nearly nine years of conflict in Iraq, United States President Barack Obama announced Friday that the war will cease by year’s end. Obama expressed his confidence that the nation will be left “strong and enduring” once U.S. forces have ...

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Obama announces end to war in Iraq

After nearly nine years of conflict in Iraq, United States President Barack Obama announced Friday that the war will cease by year’s end. Obama expressed his confidence that the nation will be left “strong and enduring” once U.S. forces have ...

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Pat Hill will have to do

Fresno State football is off to its worst six-game start in the last five years. The Bulldogs are ranked dead last in Western Athletic Conference scoring defense, sixth out of eight in total offense and are coming off the worst whipping in Bulldog Stadium history.

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Watch out for Ole Miss

Whatever airline company Mississippi boards Friday morning when it makes its cross-country trip to Fresno better hope it has fire extinguishers and ice packs, because Rebels’ head coach Houston Nutt has possibly the hottest seat in college football following him around.

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Off campus crime alert

The following is a crime alert issued by the University Police Department regarding an incident on the evening of Sept. 26: Monday, September 26, 2011 Approximately 8:20pm Location:   Shaw and Maple Avenues On 09/26/2011 at approx. 8:20 pm, a male ...

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Anti-Wall Street protests heating up

Since originally being called upon to peacefully protest "corporate greed and corrupt politics" on Sept. 17, the anti-Wall Street protests took a violent turn during Saturday's march, BBC reported.

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AP reports Fresno State football players linked to welfare fraud

The Associated Press broke an initial report Friday evening regarding an investigation that as many as two dozen Fresno State football players have ties to welfare fraud. No official statement from the athletics department was issued as of 6 p.m. Pacific ...

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Why college football is better

It’s just around the corner and the anticipation is increasing by the minute. No, it’s not the new episode of Jersey Shore, or the highly-anticipated NFL powerhouse preseason showdown between the Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks. It’s the 142nd season (plus or minus some years, sources vary) of college football, the greatest sport you’ve probably never appreciated enough.

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The State of The Collegian address

Editor in Chief Ben Ingersoll gives us a look at what The Collegian has in store for this semester.

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