Author Archives: Letter to the editor

Is college worth it when the cost is so high?

By: Cameron Leyva College tuition is a struggle at its finest. With the costs of college being raised year by year at rates at which students can’t afford its clear to see a problem that needs a fix. In March, ...

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‘Pink Cow’ offers community assistance for El Dorado Park neighborhood

By: Luisa Avila As a Fresno State student and part of the university’s Scholars in Service Program (SIS) and working with Wesley United Methodist Church, I have had the opportunity to serve and observe firsthand the impact that programs such ...

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The significance of Nelson Mandela in today’s world

By: Sudarshan Kapoor All over the globe, one can find memorials in honor of Nelson Mandela, an iconic leader who is regarded as an international hero. There are statues, buildings, schools, universities and even flowers that bear his name. The ...

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Hunter Sansom for College of Arts and Humanities

My name is Hunter E. Sansom, and I’m running for senator of the College of Arts and Humanities alongside several other candidates on a slate called All4Students. I’m currently a second-year communication major and a member of the Barking Bulldogs ...

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Letter to the editor: Use New USU funds for classroom upgrades

By Joshua Condra, plant science crop production management major As I sit in classrooms with uncomfortable chairs, old technology and interiors that could use some updates (i.e. a new coat of paint), why are we spending $60 million on a ...

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Tej Pratap Singh for ASI Senator of the Craig School of Business

I’m proud to say that I’m a Punjabi-Sikh American. I was born in Chandigarh, India; I was raised in the U.S. Growing up, I had the best of both worlds – accustoming to Indian culture in an immigrant household and ...

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Lemuel Vince S. Rivera for ASI Senator of the College of Science and Mathematics

Hello Bulldogs. My name is Lemuel Rivera and I am running to be your next Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) senator for the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM). During the 2016-2017 academic year, I was elected to be your ASI ...

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Michael K. Merzoian for ASI Senator of the Lyles College of Engineering

Hello Fresno State students, my name is Michael Merzoian. I am a junior in the Lyles College of engineering, majoring in computer engineering with a minor in electrical engineering. I am a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ...

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Nicholas Matoian for Vice President of External Affairs

My name is Nicholas Matoian, and I am running to become your vice president of external affairs. I am pursuing my undergraduate degree in political science with a minor in economics through the Smittcamp Family Honors College. I am currently ...

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Ruby Muniz for ASI Senator At-Large

Hey Bulldogs! My name is Ruby Muniz, and I am running to become your ASI Senator at Large. I am pursuing my undergraduate degree in political science and communications. I serve on the ASI Legislative Committee, and it has been ...

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Elias J. Karam for ASI Senator At-Large

Hello fellow Bulldogs! My name is Elias Karam, I am a junior electrical engineering major, and I am running for a senator at-large position this year. I’m the current senator for the Lyles College of Engineering, so I have been ...

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Claire Copher for Senator At-Large

My name is Claire Copher, and I am running for the position of senator, at-large. I am a second year student in the Smittcamp Family Honors College studying psychology and communications. I am a pre-law student that is passionate about ...

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Sebastian Wenthe for ASI President

Let’s keep tuition low. Let’s fix parking. Let’s make our campus safe. Let’s add healthy food options. My goal ever since I became involved with student government has never changed – to be a megaphone for students with the quietest ...

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Hisham A. Qutob for ASI Senator At-Large

Hisham is an open minded, aspiring and willing freshman who is a business major while also double minoring in political science and philosophy. Although he is young, Hisham has a great deal of experience being a leader as he has ...

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Beverly Perez-Alvarez for ASI Senator At-Large

If you’re reading this, it is not too late to vote for me for senator at-large! My name is Beverly Perez-Alvarez. I am a Fresno State freshman majoring in political science. I decided to major in political science because of ...

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Salvador Solorio for ASI Senator of the College of Arts and Humanities

As a fourth-year student majoring in communication, I, Salvador Solorio, am seeking to represent the students of the College of Arts and Humanities. I am a first-generation college student; my hometown is Delano. As a campus tour guide, I have ...

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Elizabeth Rocha Zuniga for ASI Senator At-Large

As a first-generation student, having the position of a senator would be spectacular. Possessing the determination to make my family proud, emphasis that going the extra mile to achieve my goals is an aspect that I am comfortable with. I ...

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Primavera Leal Martinez for ASI Vice President of External Affairs

My name is Primavera Leal Martinez, and I am running for Vice President of External Affairs on the slate, All4Students. My grandparents were migrant workers from the Central Valley, and my mother and father were first generation Fresno State graduates ...

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