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The Collegian Sportscast: Bulldog Baseball, NCAA Pay-for-Play and Boxing.

Host Jorge Rodriguez and guest Will Ramirez, talk about the bulldogs pitcher Edgar Gonzalez and his 17 strikeouts, the new NCAA scandal about paying players to play collegiate sports and former bulldog Jose Ramirez and his upcoming fight, among other ...

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CFA thanks Democratic party opposition to tuition hike

The California Faculty Association applauded the California Democratic Party over the weekend for opposing a possible tuition hike by the California State University system. The California Democratic Convention was held in San Diego from Feb. 23-25. CFA President Jennifer Eagan ...

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Diamond ‘Dogs take Houston Baptist series

The Fresno State baseball team faced the Houston Baptist Huskies for the first time in school history in a four-game series from Feb. 23-25 at Bob Bennett Stadium. The Bulldogs took the series 3 games to 1 to give them ...

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Speaker: We need to change how we talk about substance abuse

Clovis native and professional BMX rider Tony Hoffman spoke at Fresno State last week about his struggles with mental health and drug abuse at a young age. He told the audience about his path to recovery after addiction. Hoffman also ...

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Fresno State is holding a forum on substance use Thursday

Fresno State will be hosting “An Introduction to the Conversation About Substance Use” forum on Feb. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the North Gym Room 118. The forum will focus on substance use on campus and around the ...

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Business school launches magazine

The inaugural issue of the “Central California Business Review” (CCBR) is hot off the press. The new local magazine features a range of topics including the labor market, agriculture and banking. It reports on different economic conditions and will forecast ...

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Yes football is dangerous but I still love it

I love football. Ever since I was a kid living in Mexico watching the games I became a fan of American Football, as I called it. As much as I loved the sport I always knew it was dangerous, but ...

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Fresno State students have a newly-renovated health center

A renovated pharmacy and a new administrative suite were the center of attention last Wednesday as the Student Health and Counseling Center held an open house that showcased recent renovations.   Work began two years ago and took longer to ...

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Is it the Super Bowl or the Superb Owl?

Super Bowl LII is this weekend and maybe you have heard the constant ads on TV or the radio talking about the super game or the big game, but never the Super Bowl. Why? The NFL had trademark the phrase ...

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Is it weird to reject random acts of kindness?

The other day a very friendly woman started talking to me while in line for lunch. She then went on to offer to pay for my meal as a random act of kindness. I declined. At first my initial thought ...

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Open house planned for Thursday at Veteran Services office

The Fresno State Veterans Services Office has moved from the Joyal Administration Building to a bigger site in the McLane Hall Annex in an attempt to provide more space and better services to student veterans on campus. An open house ...

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Can Fresno FC Be Successful?

Soccer fever finally hit Fresno last year with the arrival of the new professional soccer club Fresno FC, but can this team be successful in a city that has already seen The Fresno Falcons hockey team go bankrupt and another ...

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