Students ease stress through painting as part of a month-long campaign

Students got to relax with arts and crafts at ‘Press Pause and Paint,’ an event on April 18 at the Bulldog Zone. The event, hosted by the Student Health and Counseling Center, was an opportunity for people to unwind by ...

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City of Fresno calls April 19, 2018 ‘Collegian Day’

The City of Fresno on Thursday awarded a proclamation to The Collegian student newspaper, naming April 19, 2018 as “Collegian Day” in the city. Councilman Paul Caprioglio handed Collegian staff the proclamation. It states that Fresno Mayor Lee Brand and ...

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At a news conference, Fresno State assesses how to act on professor’s fiery tweets

Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar is not in the clear after she made fiery comments against former First Lady Barbara Bush on Twitter Tuesday. At a news conference Wednesday, Fresno State was still assessing how it would move forward ...

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‘Eat the rainbow:’ nutritional tours make healthy eating easy

Eating healthy can be a challenge at times, especially for college students. But a group of Fresno State dietetic students are teaching community members that it’s as easy as adding one more healthy ingredient to their meals. The Bulldogs in ...

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Fresno State colleges display research by students

The College of Health and Human Services celebrated its annual research showcase at the University Dining Hall Tuesday night, where seven colleges at Fresno State and other programs showcased their research to attendees. The event consisted of 31 research poster ...

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Engineer pitches high speed rail project to Fresno State students

Fresno State students got the chance to learn more about the construction of the California High-Speed Rail. Heidi Lanza, transportation engineer for the California High-Speed Rail, visited Fresno State on Tuesday to give a talk on how the high-speed rail ...

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Fresno State professor says Barbara Bush was ‘amazing racist,’ Twitter feud ensues

Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar drew heavy criticism on Twitter Tuesday night after she said former United States First Lady Barbara Bush was an “amazing racist” who raised a war criminal. Bush died Tuesday at 92 after earlier reports ...

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‘Who’s to blame?’: Why students walked out after graduate admissions were made

By Razmik Cañas & William Ramirez As the sun rose over Fresno State’s Peace Garden Tuesday, there was little peace among a group of social work students who crowded together to share concerns about their department. The students walked out ...

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May Day rally to address immigrant issues, organizers say

The Central Valley Immigrant Rights Committee held a news conference at Fresno State on April 12 to inform the public about its upcoming rally and public forum in support of immigrant rights. The event will take place at Eaton Plaza ...

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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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He wrote a book about water. Here’s what he told a Fresno audience

Fresno State students and faculty last Thursday met the author of a book they’ve been reading throughout the semester. Author and UC Berkeley professor David Sedlak visited Fresno State for a public forum and book signing for his book, “Water ...

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Taking a ‘pause’ and focusing on mental health

With finals and graduation just around the corner, students’ stress levels are likely to creep up, too. But Fresno State’s Health and Counseling Center served up ways to promote a stress-free environment and mental health awareness. A Mental Health Screening ...

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Task force examines ways to fix The Collegian’s financial troubles

The Collegian Financial Task Force examined the student newspaper’s future on Tuesday in an open meeting where several recommendations were made. At the core of the meeting’s purpose is moving The Collegian into a fiscally secure position. “Our revenues this ...

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She fed the homeless on her 21st birthday. Three years later, she keeps doing it

As she prepared for her 21st birthday, throwing a party and going out for her first drink didn’t sound appealing to Jasmine Castillo, a senior public health administration major at Fresno State. “In my mind, I was just like, ‘Why ...

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In one month, Fresno State raised more than $100,000 to fight student hunger

During a month of fundraising, Fresno State’s March Match Up campaign raised more than what organizers were hoping for – $150,044. The fundraising campaign mission was to raise money for the Student Cupboard, a food and hygiene pantry for Fresno ...

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Art pieces by men behind bars inspire at downtown Fresno exhibit

Among the many galleries featured during ArtHop last Thursday, one had a unique tie to Fresno State – and prisoners. “Insider Art: Exploring the Arts within Prison Environments” held its opening night at the M Street Art Complex in downtown ...

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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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Money problems? Campus Money Management Center holds grand opening

Fresno State students are now able get financial advice on campus with the help of the Money Management Center. Although the center’s services were available since early January, a grand opening for its on-campus location was held last Wednesday. The ...

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