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Dorm food really not that bad

It would be a shame to throw away my perfect sandwich. It may look like an ordinary pastrami, roast beef and pepper jack with mustard on wheat, but it is also a work of art. It was made with such ...

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Horror flicks worth a watch

I watch a lot of movies. I like the artsy stuff: the dramas, the comedies. But some of my favorite movies to watch — whether it’s Halloween or not — are horror films. After class on Halloween, I’ll be watching ...

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Thanksgiving recess

The academic calendar in the 2007-2008 General Catalog lists Wednesday, November 21st through Friday, November 23rd as Thanksgiving Recess. This year’s fall academic calendar consistent with the past several years includes the day before and after Thanksgiving as a non-instructional ...

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Booger dip and toilet drink

We had to compose a spooky advertising slogan based on a magazine ad in 10 seconds. It was at a Halloween party last weekend hosted by my girlfriend’s mom. It was the kind of party with “booger dip” — green ...

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Colbert tops second-tier candidates; other candidates favor Des Moines

Is it sad that Comedy Central icon Stephen Colbert is a bigger hit than Bill Richardson in the national polls? Just think if he were actually running for president. With Hillary Clinton just stopping by Fresno for a few hours ...

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Game-day traffic and parking

To accommodate traffic and parking for Friday’s football game at 6 p.m., Barstow Avenue will become a one-way, westbound street between Willow and Cedar avenues beginning at 3 p.m. Friday. Drivers leaving parking lots on the north side of campus ...

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Welty in Washington, D.C.

California State University, Fresno President John D. Welty participated today in an international forum in Washington, D.C., intended to foster educational exchanges between the United States and China. Welty was among 20 university presidents (10 from each country) at a ...

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California fire donation drive

The Fresno-Madera Chapter of the American Red Cross has planned a major donation drive for Thursday, October 25th and volunteers are desperately needed.

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Grading is a farce

I’ve had it and you’ve had it. Grade inflation sucks for everyone involved. Grade inflation is when substandard work gets too high a grade. Strictly speaking, below-average papers should get a D, above-average should get a B, and only the ...

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Chestnut Avenue construction update

Demolition at Matoian Way and Bulldog Lane started today and will be complete by Wednesday, October 24th. If you have questions or concerns, please call Debbie Astone at 278-0800.

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To wear San Jose State colors

I took pictures at the homecoming game, and I made a few mistakes. The biggest mistake I made on Saturday wasn’t the occasional overexposure, watching the marching band dance like Soulja Boy (“Crank Dat”) while in the press box or ...

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May the best man win?

In tennis, the victor jumps over the net to thank his competitor for a good game. At Bulldog Stadium, the fans shout obscenities at the visiting team. The three hours I spent Saturday selling game programs at the stadium’s main ...

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No more moronitude

Not too long ago, I wrote a column about multiculturalism. I was very negative toward it. Apparently people agreed — there’s hope for the country yet. In the past, students and staff respond angrily and furiously when I write about ...

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Priority registration window halved

All currently enrolled students will be scheduled to register for the spring 2008 semester sometime between Nov. 9 through Nov. 16, according to an e-mail from the registrar’s office.

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Worthless human beings

What’s the deal with cheating these days? I was in Dr. Rosy’s class the other day, and he told us that he turned our papers into Turnitin, the online cheater-busting database. He hadn’t told us that he was going to ...

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Chestnut Avenue construction update

The final permit approvals from City of Fresno for the entire Chestnut Avenue project and been received and the construction crews have remobilized. Crews this week are staking for curb, gutter, and road pavement in order to reopen the western ...

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Bulldog Marching Band rocks the socks

This blog is going to be about marching band. There’s one good reason. When asked what my blog was going to be tonight, I said something about KFSR’s schedule being way too jazz-heavy. “You don’t write about anything you like,” ...

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Jeopardy of the Flies

We watch “Jeopardy” here at The Collegian. We save it for the end of a grueling production-night schedule. “Jeopardy” is one of the few times we change the channel from CNN or the occasional Sunday night football game. We figure ...

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