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Safety walk focuses on more lighting on, near campus

A campus safety walk took place last week to continue the effort by the university to identify areas in need of more light at night. Along with Associated Students Inc. senators, Fresno State’s vice president for administration and associate vice ...

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ASI: Revamp of Senate positions? Free testing materials planned

Associated Students Inc. heard last week from journalism students who seek to convince the university to fund Adobe Creative Cloud software for their studies. The ASI Senate also discussed whether to add new positions and provide free supplies for the ...

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Women’s rights to center human rights event at Fresno State

Fresno State will host a National Human Rights Day event on Dec. 9 and will feature the Human Rights Coalition of the Central Valley. The theme of the event will be “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” and will feature keynote ...

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ASI approves New USU for ballot, senator calls it ‘harassment’

The Associated Students Inc. senate voted on Wednesday to allow the New USU referendum on the voting ballot in the spring semester. At least one senator voiced his concerns on the latest vote by the student government. The vote had ...

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Why Fresno State’s first lady believes in giving students a hug

Graduation hugs have become a custom for Fresno State’s first lady Mary Castro. It was a recent topic in an article from local news source, GV Wire. Castro told The Collegian that her embraces are not limited to any time ...

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Deal could bring New York Times digital subscription by December

After severing ties with The Fresno Bee earlier this semester, Associated Students, Inc. voted on Wednesday in favor of a new partnership with The New York Times as a part of their campus-wide readership program. This, along with lengthy discussion ...

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ASI votes to sponsor future student webcast

A deal was reached on Oct. 18 after the Associated Students, Inc. Senate voted to fund the production of a future Fresno State student webcast. KFSR Station Manager Julie Logan, who is the lead faculty member behind the project, expressed ...

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When fire ripped through her community, she knew how to help

Amid loss and destruction caused by the recent North Bay wildfires, a Fresno State alumna is using the power of T-shirts art to aid relief efforts in and around her hometown of Redwood Valley. Kasandra Brooks said her family, being ...

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ASI suspends all negotiations with The Fresno Bee

The Associated Students, Inc. student senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to suspend all negotiations with The Fresno Bee. The senate voted against the latest potential deal with The Fresno Bee after reviewing the proposal that would have contracted ASI to ...

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Las Vegas shooting victim remembered at Gandhi event

In show of love, more than 100 people honored Kelsey Meadows, the former Fresno State student who became a victim of the Las Vegas mass shooting on Oct.1. The crowd gathered at the Peace Garden for the 27th annual Mahatma ...

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Indigenous Students celebrate CA Native American Day

Flute playing and Powwow dancing dancing kicked off the inaugural Native American Day event on campus last week. The Fresno State First Nations Indigenous Students organization hosted the event at the university Memorial Peace Garden. Native American Day, celebrated each ...

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ASI moves forward on veteran center, Fresno Bee contract

A new contract between The Fresno Bee daily newspaper and the Fresno State Associated Students, Inc. was discussed last week after the previous newspaper subscription contract ended. It was one of two major topics discussed during the regular student government ...

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Report shows increase in car theft

A recent crime report from Fresno State shows a spike in on-campus car thefts. The university’s 2017 annual security report was released last week and showed on-campus vehicle theft reports went up from six in 2014 to 13 in 2015 ...

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Speaker encourages nonviolent parenting

Educational psychologist Diane Tillman offered nonviolent parenting skills last week to an audience of more than 100 in the Alice Peters Auditorium. The discussion centered on instilling peace and tolerance in children. Fresno State professor Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, founder of ...

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Despite one year guarantee, Taco Bell faces uncertainty

After announcing its closure at the end of April, Taco Bell Express is set to remain open for the 2017-2018 academic year It’s long term future, however, is up in the air. Megan Sarantos, manager of university dining services, said ...

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