Author Archives: Collegian Staff

New buses giving free rides to students

Fresno residents will be able to ride the Bus Rapid Transit system, called the FAX Q, for the first time starting Monday.  FAX Q buses are clean-air vehicles that are expected to enhance bus services and improve public transportation in ...

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‘Year of the Bulldogs’: Castro’s push for Valley leaders

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro has goals of sending home-grown leaders to tackle the Valley’s top issues. During his third annual “State of the University” speech last Thursday, Castro announced his plans for sending new graduates out to flourish ...

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Campus mourns the loss of ‘vibrant’ scholar

Fresno State’s office of student affairs announced last week that third-year business administration student Ana Alcantar died. She was 21. A candlelight vigil will be held to remember Alcantar on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. in the Free Speech ...

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Betsy DeVos is changing how we handle sexual misconduct

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is challenging college students across the country to debate how the law and universities should handle allegations of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to rape. The Secretary’s call to action is the latest ...

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How sexual misconduct policies are handled at Fresno State

The Collegian reached out to Deborah Adishian-Astone, Fresno State’s vice president for Administrative Services, for a brief Q&A on the university’s Title IX/sexual misconduct policies. Here are Adishian-Astone’s answers provided to The Collegian in an email. 1.) How does the ...

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For veterans on campus, friendship goes a long way

By Daniel Gligich & Michael Ford Having been in the military is a source of pride for Cody Sedaño. He spent three years in the U.S. Marine Corps and first served as part of an amphibious assault unit. When he ...

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For 24 hours, Fresno State is holding an online fundraiser

Take out those wallets. Fresno State will host a 24-hour “Day of Giving” (DOG) digital fundraising event all day Thursday. The university said the event is the first of its kind in Fresno State history, and it could become an ...

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Jazz and soul were the ‘terrain in which gender and race were contested’

By Christian Mattos and Hayley Salazar  During the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, America went through progressive change. For black Americans partaking in the social activism, music was an outlet as well as a means of expression ...

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One opossum caught on campus, mother treating fleas on children

By: Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado & Jessica Johnson One opossum has been caught at Fresno State after the administration became aware that fleas were possibly infesting areas of the campus. Fresno State Vice President of Administration Debbie Adishian-Astone confirmed the capture on ...

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Students are reporting fleas on campus. Here’s what we know so far.

Fresno State officials said they are working to capture opossums after students reported being bitten, possibly by fleas on campus. Several Fresno State students on social media on Monday were also reporting their children who stay on the campus daycare ...

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ASI strips Fresno Bee daily newspaper from campus

Fresno State students will not be picking up a print copy of The Fresno Bee daily newspaper on campus any time soon this fall. The Associated Students Inc. confirmed last Friday that it has decided to discontinue the subscription due ...

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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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The new power couple out west

By Michael Ford After years of rumors about his desire to leave Indiana, former Fresno State basketball star Paul George finally got his wish when he was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a blockbuster deal. George, 27, and ...

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The Fresno State lecturer investigated by the Secret Service is speaking out

Dr. Lars Maischak, the Fresno State lecturer who was investigated by the Secret Service and the FBI, has been allowed to keep a job at Fresno State. After four months of silence, he recently spoke to The Collegian about the ...

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The cogs of the Bulldogs

By: Kyle Hendrickson When the lights come on at Bulldog Stadium, most fans think about the players and the coaches. They are the focus of each game and receive all the praise and criticism. What most do not realize is ...

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Seniors step up to the plate, Aztecs take series

By Daniel Gligich and Jenna Wilson A Fresno State baseball ninth-inning walkoff win in the final game of the series against San Diego State University kept the Bulldogs from being swept and allowed the seniors in the lineup to shine. ...

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Expresando la diversidad a través de la danza

Escrito por Yesenia Candelaria & Rebeca Flores Los Danzantes de Aztlán, un grupo de baile en el campus de Fresno State, demuestran cómo los diferentes trasfondos culturales pueden unirse a través de la danza y sus presentaciones. El grupo de ...

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Collegian adds 18 awards to collection

Sitting in a room filled with their peers and competitors, five Collegian editors accepted 18 awards on behalf of the student-run newspaper Saturday in San Francisco for the 2017 California College Media Association (CCMA) awards. Student journalists from community college, ...

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