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Former Assemblyman Henry T. Perea joins Fresno State’s advisory board

Fresno State’s University Advisory Board has welcomed its newest member – Henry T. Perea, a Fresno State graduate who is the senior vice president of policy and strategic affairs at Western States Petroleum Association. The board is composed of 21 ...

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Debate team takes wins at home

The Fresno State Barking Bulldogs Debate Team won a multitude of awards at last weekend’s Western JV and Novice Policy Debate Championship. The debate tournament was hosted by the Fresno State Debate Club and the Fresno State Barking Bulldogs Debate ...

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Stolen hard drive exposes information of more than 14,000

Fresno State released a campuswide email on Tuesday notifying students of “potential data exposure” after a university hard drive was stolen last December. Information of at least 300 current students and faculty was breached, including information of more than 14,000 ...

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You can’t ride your hoverboard here, Fresno State says

Fresno State made it official Monday that hoverboards are not allowed in any interior spaces of the university campus. The campus Office of Risk Management made the final order, determining that the motorized form of transportation could present a fire ...

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Fresno State student wins national agriculture competition

FRESNO STATE NEWS – Fresno State junior Tim Truax of Turlock was honored as the national champion of the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet on Feb. 17–18 at its annual conference in Reno. A ...

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Fresno State seeks to raise $100K to fight student hunger

FRESNO STATE NEWS – Fresno State’s March Match Up campaign that benefits the Student Cupboard kicked off March 1 with a community partner teaming up to help battle student hunger issues. The project is supported by accounting firm Moss Adams ...

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Two men arrested after last week’s shooting near campus

Fresno police arrested two men connected to a shooting that took place at University Inn across from Fresno State. An officer who also fired his weapon was put on administrative leave, according to Lt. Mark Hudson, which is protocol for ...

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Is a Nelson Mandela statue coming to campus?

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro addressed the Associated Students Inc. (ASI) last week to propose that the student government help fund a memorial statue of Nelson Mandela in the Peace Garden. According to Castro, a fundraising subcommittee, which includes ...

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Collegian gets 10 journalism awards at annual conference

Fresno State’s student newspaper, The Collegian won nearly a dozen awards over the weekend during the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter Journalism Convention and subsequent California College Media Association awards banquet. The conference was held in Long Beach from March 1-3. ...

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ASI executive takes heat for altering activity grant funding

Associated Students Inc. Vice President of Finance Cam Patterson took heat during the student government’s Feb. 28 meeting for pushing to alter funding for club sports on campus. Omar Benavides, president of the men’s wrestling club, showed up to the ...

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Protesting will not affect your admission, CSU chancellor says

California State University Chancellor, Timothy P. White said Thursday that current applicants to the CSU system who engage in “peaceful participation” of protests will have no impact on their admission to a CSU campus. “As a university, we encourage the ...

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Gun battle erupts across from Fresno State

As The Collegian went to press Tuesday night, one man was fighting for his life in a hospital bed. It was the result of a gun battle that erupted at the University Inn across from the Save Mart Center. Fresno ...

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What H.W. Bush said about the Armenian Genocide when this professor once asked

Fresno State journalism professor Jim Boren, retired executive editor of The Fresno Bee, gave listeners a peek into his 40 years in the industry on Tuesday. Boren discussed some of the highlights of his career, like the time in 1988 ...

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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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‘What I Love About Being Black’

The Collegian’s Ramuel Reyes asked students at Fresno State what they love most about being black. This project was made for The Collegian’s Black History Month coverage. Join the conversation. Comment below what you love about being black.

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New bill could offer loans to combat student homelessness

Assemblywoman Anna Caballero spoke at a news conference at Fresno State last week to introduce Assembly Bill 2784, which aims to combat homelessness among college students. Sponsored by the California State Student Association, AB 2784 will implement the Emergency Student ...

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These engineering students spent their weekend cleaning up a highway

With hard hats and neon vests, students from Fresno State’s Lyles College of Engineering geared up early Saturday morning to clean up one of Fresno’s major highways.   The college took part in the “Adopt-A-Highway” program with the State of ...

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What professional female engineers want young girls to know

Early in her career, when Tinnah Medina was on a construction site, she would look around to count how many women were in the same room as her. She was usually the only one. “But you know that’s what you ...

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