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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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They kissed a pig and became Fresno State’s newest club – Block and Bridle

After reciting an oath and getting a certificate – and kissing a pig for some – 90 students were officially initiated into Fresno State’s Block and Bridle club last Wednesday. The 90 members, along with nine Fresno State faculty members, ...

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Raped and beaten during the Bosnian War, she’s fighting back decades later

Screams, pain, anger, injustice. Those are only a few of the innumerable costs the women of Bosnia and Herzegovina had to pay during the Third Balkan War and the Bosnian conflict. The Bosnian conflict lasted from 1992 to 1995. It ...

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Fresno State to showcase Valley’s soccer history

Fresno State’s Valley Public History Initiative will showcase the history of soccer within the Valley through an exhibit titled, “The Other Football: Tracing the Game’s Roots and Routes in the San Joaquin Valley.” The exhibit will be displayed in the ...

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Speaker to address Trump’s impact on U.S. relations with Mexico

Dr. Carlos Bravo Regidor, director of the journalism program at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in Mexico, is coming to Fresno State on Thursday to speak on the impact President Donald Trump has had on relations ...

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Football springs into action

Spring football has arrived, and Fresno State’s team welcomed it with open arms. Laughter echoed through an empty Bulldog Stadium on March 13; jokes flew between teammates; and, per usual, head coach Jeff Tedford looked stern and focused in the ...

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Head basketball coach Rodney Terry accepts UTEP job

Fresno State men’s basketball coach Rodney Terry’s time as a Bulldog is over. He has accepted an offer from University of Texas at El Paso’s (UTEP) to become head coach there. The El Paso Times reported last week that Terry ...

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Rodney Terry may be gone, and I don’t blame him

The Fresno State men’s basketball team lost to San Diego State on Thursday, dashing any hopes it had of a Mountain West Conference championship. Now, it seems the head coach is dashing any hope of sticking around. The El Paso ...

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Battle for Fresno State’s New Student Union building will soon come to head

With the election for the new University Student Union two weeks away, yes and no campaigns are battling for student support. The “yes” side is especially pressed to win, with it being the second attempt at a new student union. ...

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Fresno State sacrifices for win

The Diamond ‘Dogs sacrificed a lot for their 3-2 victory over the University of San Francisco on Tuesday. The team’s sacrifices came in the form of bunts and flies. The team’s three runs involved at least one of those actions. ...

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Listen to This! (Top 5 albums I have on replay)

Writer’s block sucks. I feel like I have nothing to bring to table this week, at least nothing that requires a lot of thought. So I thought I’d keep it simple and just share some albums and EPs that have ...

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