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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 it is working to capture opossums as students are reporting flea bites on campus. Several Fresno State students on social media on Monday were reporting their children having bumps on their bodies – and they believed ...

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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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Collegian to claim victories

The Collegian will be accepting 17 awards this weekend at the annual California College Media Association Awards Banquet in San Francisco. The awards – which include three first place, six second place, four third place and four fourth place – ...

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’Dogs return to a new track with new medals

By: Nugesse Ghebrendrias and Jenna Wilson The Team & Track With a slow start to the year and missing several important athletes due to injuries, expectations for the Fresno State track and field team this season are high. The ’Dogs ...

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Crime prioritizes safety concerns

By Jenna Wilson and Razmik Cañas An alleged street robbery near campus last month raised concerns among student leaders about neighborhood safety. On Jan. 15, 2017, around 9 p.m. two Fresno State students said they were returning to their residence ...

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Inauguración del nuevo presidente inculca temor en los estudiantes

Escrito por Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado and Daniel Gligich La inauguración del cuadragésimo quinto presidente de los Estados Unidos el 20 de enero, provocó la manifestación de millones de personas, quienes llenaron las calles el día siguiente. Zacarías González, un estudiante de ...

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Inauguration upholds fears for Fresno State students under new president

By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado and Daniel Gligich The inauguration of the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20 spurred millions to the streets in protest the following day. For Fresno State history graduate student Zacarias Gonzalez, the move to ...

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Things to Ponder

By: Richard Thistle The idea for this blog originated while sitting in my Biology of Human Nature Philosophy class listening to a lecture on the history of paradigm shifts in how we perceive the world. This primarily consisted of two ...

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Memorial services for Fresno State’s ‘father’ of viticulture and enology announced

All flags on the Fresno State campus will be lowered to half-staff Jan. 4, the day professor emeritus of viticulture Vincent E. Petrucci will be laid to rest. Petrucci died Tuesday. He was 91. Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro ...

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