Author Archives: William Ramirez

Fresno State student headed to Brazil to judge soil

Fresno State’s Mark Castanon is headed to Rio de Janiero to compete in the International Soil Judging Contest after placing fifth at the national competition. “Our team’s performance was a representation of all the hard work and dedication that we ...

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Bloise has bloomed into offensive star, but ‘what if?’

Sarah Bloise, Fresno State lacrosse leading scorer, can’t help but wonder “what if?” What if, in her freshman year at Davis High School, she had not taken her basketball teammate’s advice to try out for the lacrosse team? “I think ...

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Senegal native Assane Diouf commits to Fresno State basketball

Two weeks into his tenure at the helm of Fresno State men’s basketball, head coach Justin Hutson landed his first commit for next season. Assane Diouf, a 7-foot-1-inch center from Senegal, announced on Twitter that he would be continuing his ...

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CineCulture to screen “The Other Side of Home”

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series will showcase the conflicting identity within a descendant of an Armenian Genocide survivor. “The Other Side of Home,” directed by Naré Mkrtchyan, tells the story of a woman named Maya, who in 2015, found out ...

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CineCulture: documentary showcases actress who influenced modern Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology

Hedy Lamarr was widely recognized as one of the most beautiful faces in Hollywood in the 1930s and ‘40s. But, as the audience at last Friday’s Cineculture movie screening found out, she offered the world a lot more than a ...

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How the ‘most dangerous Jew in Los Angeles’ fought the Nazis

A Barnes & Noble employee believed it to be “fiction.” An audience member described it as an “untold story.” But Leon Lewis’ battle against the Nazi Party in Los Angeles was real. Dr. Steven J. Ross, a University of Southern ...

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Maggie Eppright returning to Fresno State volleyball

Former Fresno State libero Maggie Eppright is returning to Fresno State volleyball as an assistant coach. Eppright’s hiring completed head coach Jonathan Winder’s coaching staff for next season. After graduating from Fresno State in 2016, she served as a volunteer ...

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Bulldogs win water polo match against Concordia

On a day where the seniors of the Fresno State water polo team were honored, it was a freshman leading the charge offensively in the Bulldogs’ 14-7 victory over Concordia University. Callie Woodruff, utility, led the team with four goals ...

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Bulldogs win water polo match against Concordia

On a day where the seniors of the Fresno State water polo team were honored, it was a freshman leading the charge offensively in the Bulldogs’ 14-7 victory over Concordia University Irvine. Callie Woodruff, utility, led the team with four ...

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Supreme Court case highlights MLK’s call for workers’ rights

Weeks before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began a movement for workers’ rights. Fifty years later, the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 100 and the NAACP have vowed to continue the fight. In a speech to ...

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Two ‘Barking Bulldogs’ members receive national recognition

Two members of Fresno State’s Barking Bulldogs Debate Team has seen considerable success over the past few weeks. Fresno State students Primavera Martinez and Hunter Sansom were honored at the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Championship Tournament in Tacoma, ...

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Los Danzantes de Aztlán will take stage in San Francisco

Los Danzantes de Aztlán, Fresno State’s folkloric Mexican dance group, will showcase its talent and culture in July at the 40th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. The festival will take place over the course of three weekends from July ...

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Here’s what happened at the USU Board’s first meeting since vote

Nearly two weeks after the historic New University Student Union (USU) referendum, the USU board of directors took a moment Tuesday to celebrate the result. Sixty-seven percent of voters in the 2018 Associated Students, Inc. elections approved the New USU. ...

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Now that the New USU has been approved, these are the next steps

The New University Student Union is officially under development after Fresno State students voted to approve the $60 million project just before spring break. There was a large shift in support for the project compared with last year’s election results ...

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Women’s basketball shows a lot of promise in final game

I tried to remain unbiased, I really did. But the Fresno State’s women’s basketball team made that an impossible task in their Women’s Basketball Invitational quarterfinal game against Nevada Monday night. I tried to keep my composure and watch the ...

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Fresno State to celebrate Cesar Chavez

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story stated that California Senator Kamala D. Harris would be in attendance. Harris’ press secretary informed The Collegian after publication that she would not be attending the event.  Julie Chavez Rodriguez, granddaughter of ...

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Psychologist to address ‘The Voices in Our Heads’

Social psychologist and professor emeritus of psychology at Fresno State Dr. Robert V. Levine will give a lecture titled “The Voices in Our Heads.” His talk is scheduled for March 22 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Alice Peters Auditorium and ...

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Season ends after record-breaking night

A 26-point deficit lit a fire in Candice White that led to a scoring effort unlike any in the history of Fresno State women’s basketball. White finished with 40 points on 17-of-29 shooting, setting the school record for points in ...

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