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How the ‘Golden State Killer’ rocked the student journalism community in the Valley

At first, I didn’t believe what I was reading on my Twitter feed early Wednesday morning. News was breaking that the Golden State Killer, who had terrorized the state in the 1970s and 1980s, had finally been caught. Then, after ...

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‘Bulldogs in the Kitchen’ helps athletes cook up a winning dish

The Fresno State women’s basketball team sharpened its knives and cooking skills last Wednesday along with students from the nutrition and dietetics department. The “Bulldogs in the Kitchen” program is in its seventh year as senior students work with student-athletes ...

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ASI plans for funding new USU computers fails after heated vote

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) approved its 2018-19 budget at a meeting last week before its May 1 deadline after an attempt to postpone a vote failed. But a heated discussion over a line item still stalled the process. Vice ...

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HackFresno returns for second year

Fresno State will host over 100 students from community colleges and universities from around the nation to compete in the second annual “HackFresno” from Friday to Sunday. The event, which takes place in North Gym 118, is a 36-hour-long collegiate ...

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Award-winning historian to speak at President’s Lecture Series

Award-winning presidential historian Michael Beschloss will keynote the President’s Lecture Series on Monday, April 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Save Mart Center. In his lecture, “Leadership in American Politics,” Beschloss will discuss the lessons to be learned ...

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Click here to donate to The Collegian’s future and help #SaveStudentNewsrooms

Thank you for choosing to support student newsrooms like The Collegian, which offers an invaluable service to its readers and training for tomorrow’s storytellers. Click here to access the Fresno State donation page and choose whether you’d like to give a ...

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Armenian Genocide commemoration turns focus to future

For Armenians, April 24 marks a day of remembrance. This year, it was a day to look toward the future. Tuesday marked 103 years since the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, a massacre that occurred in the former Ottoman Empire ...

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Fresno State broadcast students anchor 7-hour global news show

Matt Broughton realized his interruptible feedback (IFB) earpiece had stopped working mid-newscast. He uses the device to communicate with the control room. The senior broadcast student was co-anchoring with fellow student-journalist Mitzi Cardenas during the annual Global News Relay (GNR) ...

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‘A perfect storm’ to face water issues

Thomas Esqueda remembers seeing the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” as a child. During a recent interview with The Collegian, he said one scene in particular made an impact in his life. In that scene, the main character, played ...

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Not your average percussion group

Fresno State’s Red Wave indoor percussion ensemble traveled to Ohio this past weekend to compete in the Winter Guard International World Championships. The newly formed percussion group was established last year. Steve McKeithen, the Fresno State associate director of bands, ...

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Death, fights and band nights. The Bucket’s ties to history

I like The Bucket. Although I’ve mixed emotions about the current slightly down-at-heels place, I loved the old one on the other side of the building, across from the main entrance to Henry Madden Library. The old Bucket was roughly ...

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Making sense of Kanye West’s head-scratching return to Twitter

By Peter Sblendorio New York Daily News Kanye West has sparked conversation, controversy and a whole lot of confusion in his return to Twitter. The outspoken rapper, who reactivated his account this month after nearly a year away, has managed ...

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Tickets on sale this week for Save Mart Center events

Tickets for two Save Mart Center events will go on sale this week. On Thursday, tickets to see Mexican singer El Fantasma will be on sale at 10 a.m. The Rancheando En La Cuidad tour will make its stop in ...

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Cirque du Soleil returns to Fresno

Corteo, the latest Cirque du Soleil arena production, embarks on a new journey throughout North America. The show will visit the Save Mart Center for six performances beginning Thursday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 23. Advance tickets for Corteo are ...

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Keyboard Concert with Jeremy Denk

The Keyboard Concerts series will be presenting pianist Jeremy Denk on Friday at 8 p.m. in the Fresno State Concert Hall. Denk will play a recital that consists of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Prokofiev. General admission tickets are ...

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University Dance Theatre presents ‘Be the Music’

Fresno State’s University Dance Theatre will present its student-choreographed dance performance, “Be the Music,”  April 26 through 28 at 8 p.m., and at 2 p.m. on April 28 in the Lab School 101 Theatre. Tickets are $5 and will be ...

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BREAKING: Fresno State will not penalize professor over Bush tweets

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced Tuesday that the university is ending an investigation into a professor’s fiery tweets about former First Lady Barbara Bush. English professor Randa Jarrar angered many people online one week ago after she made ...

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Civil rights groups call for investigation into Randa Jarrar to stop

The fallout of the tweets sent out by Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar has continued nearly one week after the controversy began. But even as the university plans an investigation into Jarrar’s tweets, several civil rights groups are calling ...

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