Author Archives: Jessica Johnson

César Chávez celebrated by members of the community

Aztec dancers ushered in the 21st annual César Chávez Garlanding and Celebration at Fresno State, Wednesday, March 29 as the university celebrated Farmworkers Awareness Week. The celebration kicked off with performances by the Aztec dancers, and Los Danzantes de Aztlan. ...

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Fresno State Mock Trial going to nationals

The Fresno State Mock Trial team will head down the California coast next month to compete in the 33rd annual American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship Tournament (NCT). The team will step foot on the University of California, Los ...

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Future Bulldogs explore Fresno State

On Preview Day 2017, future Bulldogs stepped foot on campus to explore where they will spend the next chapter of their lives. Approximately 3,500 incoming freshmen and transfer students visited Fresno State on Saturday to preview what to expect at ...

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Greeks discuss how to become better known, reduce stigmas

The Greek chapters at Fresno State are on a mission to be taken seriously and lose the stigma surrounding Greek life on and off campus. There are 11 affiliated fraternities and five affiliated sororities at Fresno State, and all 16 ...

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Career fair brings opportunities and a protest

The “Recruit Down the 99” Career and Internship Fair at the Save Mart Center brought opportunities, job possibilities and a protest, last week. The first and second floors of the Save Mart Center were full of employers looking for students ...

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ICE recruiting plans at Save Mart Center job fair draw scrutiny on social media

On Wednesday, recruiters from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency are scheduled to take part in a job fair at the Save Mart Center. The plans drew scrutiny Tuesday night on social media as some expressed concerns, even after Fresno ...

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Greeks celebrate 3.14 GPAs on Pi Day

About 467 members of Fresno State fraternities and sororities were invited on Tuesday to celebrate their 3.14 GPAs and above, on national Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 in honor of the rounded-up ratio of a circle’s ...

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Native American culture sews students to their heritage

At Fresno State, you learn a lot about other’s cultures through lectures and presentations but tribal elders Corky Mills and Millie Richards Vela are literally putting tradition in your hands. “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women” ...

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Campaign seeks to slam dunk food insecurity among students

Throughout the month of March, Fresno State’s Student Cupboard will be campaigning to raise $50,000, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs and, for the second year, the accounting firm Moss Adams LLP. The ...

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The road to Kids Day

It was a race to the top spot Tuesday for Fresno State organizations who wanted to give back to the community for Valley Children’s annual Kids Day fundraiser. In 2016, Fresno State Army ROTC placed first by raising $7,603, Pi ...

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El bisnieto del revolucionista mexicano comparte su historia

This story is also available on The Collegian website in English.    Diego Flores Magón, el bisnieto del revolucionista mexicano intelectual y periodista Enrique Flores Magón, instruyó el rol de su bisabuelo en la Revolución y como él está preservando ...

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Fresno State alumnus A.J. Lacuesta will ‘move’ you

A group exercise instructor, veteran, fitness program director and choreographer walk onto campus. What do they all have in common? They are the same person. Meet A.J. Lacuesta: a man who does it all and still has time to fundraise ...

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A Lenten journey begins on campus

Students started their annual Lenten journey last week on Ash Wednesday, continuing to give up pleasures in honor of the religious practice. “Ash Wednesday is such an important day,” said Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, who is Catholic. “I ...

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Great-grandson of Mexican Revolutionist shares history

Diego Flores Magón, great-grandson of Mexican Revolution intellectual and journalist Enrique Flores Magón, visited Fresno State on Feb. 21 to shed light on his great-grandfather’s role in the revolution, and how he is preserving and sharing his legacy. Romeo Guzman, ...

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Online tool helps create healthier lifestyle

Did you know there is a tool that can measure how many trees you’ll encounter on your way to the park? The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development stopped by Fresno State on Tuesday to showcase the EnviroAtlas ...

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Pride in a new quad

About 100 people gathered, along with Victor E. III, as Fresno State formally dedicated the newly renovated quad Tuesday afternoon by cutting a red ribbon. “I am ecstatic to have such an aesthetically pleasing common area for students to study, ...

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Career Readiness Academy prepares Fresno for a better tomorrow

The Fresno State Division of Continuing and Global Education is hoping to enrich the Fresno community by offering free classes for persons wanting to brush up on their business skills through its Career Readiness Academy. The workshops, although part of ...

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Yogurtland gives back on International FroYo Day

Giving back to the Fresno community was the goal of the Yogurtland Campus Pointe team by celebrating International Frozen Yogurt Day with free yogurt on Monday. Green and pink decorations lit up the business, and more than 1,000 Fresnans came ...

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