Author Archives: Diana Giraldo

Displaying boldness for days to come

The years have flown past us, and the time has finally come. After hours of studying for stressful tests, countless sleepless nights, and a cellphone’s memory full of unforgettable events we are now at the final stretch of the race ...

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Creating the ultimate team

Last week, like many other Fresno State students, Army ROTC cadets prepared for a weekend adventure – an adventure where learning was the mission. The three-day getaway took 68 cadets on a fight against the elements, a journey trekking through ...

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Creating the Ultimate Team

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Students reject fee increase for new union

The two-year long campaign for the Bold New Union came to a grinding halt last week after a majority of students voted in opposition of the fee increase which would fund the facility. The result of the vote was announced ...

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Raider Challenge: The fight to be on top

Fresno State’s Bulldog Stadium was transformed Saturday into a military competition headquarters as students from the Central Valley Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) programs fought to be the best in the third annual Fresno State Raider Challenge. “Teams ...

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Serial groper suspected to be Fresno State student

Deandre Jean-Pierre was arrested Friday on charges of sexual battery on suspicion of being the serial groper attacking women near Fresno State. The 23-year-old senior communication and theatre arts major and a former Timeout mascot, was released from Fresno County ...

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6 assaulted near Fresno State, police suspects a serial groper

The Fresno Police Department is warning students about an apparent serial groper who has struck at University Village and Plaza Apartments near Fresno State. The police department believes the suspect has been involved in at least four reported cases, although ...

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A march to fight against racism and the ‘downhill slide’ for America

The political unrest continues in Fresno as almost 100 protesters assembled at the corner of Blackstone and Nees avenues in front of River Park Saturday at noon for another Rally and March Against Trump. The protesters held signs. Some read: ...

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Turn post-election fear into determination

A week ago, the nation was presented with news many did not expect – come Jan. 20, Donald Trump will become president. Emotions flew high whether people supported Trump or not. A few hours before the election results were announced, ...

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Local Election Coverage

2:00 a.m. PST: All votes counted  United States Senator: Kamala D. Harris (Dem) won 51 percent to Loretta L. Sanchez (Dem) 48 precent 16th Congress:  Jim Costa (Dem) won 67 percent to Jonny Tacherra 32 percent 21st Congress: David Valadao (Rep) won 60 percent to Emilio ...

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Making leaders who will serve here and abroad

Photoessay below. “Leadership, excellence, today” are the words the Army ROTC cadets are taught to live by during and after they finish their journey at Fresno State. Master Sgt. Jose Quijas, a Military Science Instructor, said the word “today” in ...

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Health unit now benefits rural communities and students alike

Teresa Marquez uses a red walker to make her travels on foot bearable. But in the rural town of Sanger, not all of her destinations can be reached easily on foot. Even when public transit is an option, the long ...

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A day for random acts of kindness

Forgiveness was Doug Griffin’s instinctive response the Sunday morning in 2015 when he learned his daughter Molly was involved in a deadly traffic accident the night before. “Forgiveness is one of the best things you can do for your soul,” ...

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The Collegian follows the new age

Welcome fellow Bulldogs to a new journey – the start of the school year, which holds a possibility for personal breakthroughs, educational discoveries and months of unforgettable memories. As you were all getting ready for the semester, we at The ...

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Catalytic converters stolen on campus

Just as any other Tuesday, Gina Gittens arrived to her noon class and parked her car in the P6 parking lot next to Woodrow Ave. But unlike any other day when she finished her class and started her car to ...

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The remembrance of an agriculture and life lover

Joel Talbot touched the lives of many with his passion for agriculture, his pursuit of adventure and his love for people.   Over a hundred of those who held him close to their hearts came together in the Free Speech ...

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Faculty Strike may be postponed

Updated Thursday The California State University (CSU) and California Faculty Association (CFA) announced Thursday a tentative agreement for the wage dispute which has postponed a threatened strike. Leaders of both the CSU and CFA will announce the tentative agreement on ...

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No selfie zone

From squat racks and bench presses to ellipticals and the indoor track, walking into the Student Recreation Center (SRC), a jungle-gym of activities awaits. After setting up and preparing to begin the workout one thought pops into students heads – ...

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