Author Archives: The Collegian

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A letter to the Red Wave

Jim Bartko In the nine months I’ve been at Fresno State as the Director of Athletics, last week was no doubt the toughest. The press coverage surrounding the choices several student-athletes made is not indicative of the mission of our ...

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Race for the Cure raises awareness and funds for cancer

By Nikki McCabe   There’s no finish line when it comes to fighting breast cancer. However, participants at the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraiser reached their goal Saturday at Fresno State. Sharon S. Johnson, executive ...

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Fresno State pen pal program helps Wolters Elementary students

By Gilbert Magallon   With the help of Fresno State sociology professor Dr. Sarah Whitley and her pen pal program, students have been given the opportunity to positively influence sixth-graders at Wolters Elementary School near Fashion Fair Mall. “They’re trying to ...

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Pieology Pizzeria opens at Fig Garden Village

With its recent opening in the Fig Garden Village Shopping Center, the franchise now has 11 locations in Northern and Central California, in cities such as Gilroy, Fairfield, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, among others. Guests can create their own personalized pizza ...

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Fresno State celebrates Gandhi’s 145th birthday

By Jeanine Fiser   The cheerful smile on Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the Fresno State Peace Garden might seem a little brighter this week. Thursday marked the 145th birthday of the influential nonviolent leader. To celebrate the occasion, Fresno State ...

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Fresno State athletics launches app for fans

By Nikki McCabe   A mobile app for the Fresno State athletics department was launched recently for Bulldog sports fans to utilise – especially on game day. The free mobile app enables fans to access Bulldog data such as information ...

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Controller Betty Yee candidate visits campus

Betty Yee, the Democratic political candidate for California state controller, stopped by Fresno State Wednesday to discuss issues including the role of women in politics. Yee, who is running for the position against Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, narrowly edged out ...

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Campus’ oldest club going strong after 68 years

By Lynn Lingbeck Special to The Collegian After being at Fresno State for 68 years, Fresno State Student Involvement confirmed that the Fresno State Rodeo Team is the oldest club sport on campus. Dr. Art Parham, the Fresno State Rodeo ...

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Students gain moves, confidence in hip-hop class

By Jodi Parkinson Have you ever wanted to learn how to dance?

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International education, experience available to students

By Amanda McCoy “The World is Hiring” was this year’s theme for International Education Week, put on from Nov. 12- 17 and designed to promote students gaining international education and experience.

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Earth Day

Why does The Collegian love Earth? Check out this video for reasons why we love our planet.

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For Halloween, celebrate and relax

This Wednesday, exactly one week removed from the walkout that marked the biggest on-campus protest in nearly 40 years, another protest was held on Shaw Avenue south of the Save Mart Center.

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Students march, voice frustration

Hundreds of students from California State University, Fresno marched Wednesday to protest recent fee increases, class cuts and furloughs handed down from the CSU system.

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