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She doesn’t own a car, but she likely paid your expired meter

You may have been spared lately of a parking ticket – all because of another student’s random act of kindness. A Fresno State English major, who asked not to be named by The Collegian for this story, said she wanted ...

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50 students will witness Mountain West Conference football championship game

The university’s student government is busing 50 students to the Mountain West Conference football championship in Boise, Idaho. Tuesday morning, dozens of students lined up outside the Associated Students, Inc. office, in hopes of getting their hands in the limited ...

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These students lock themselves in ‘jail’ for a good reason

An earlier version of this story inaccurately described the children served by Camp Kesem as “sick.”  This story has been updated to reflect a correction. Students were jailed for a good reason Tuesday. They participated in the “Locked In On ...

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Your chance to see this weekend’s football championship

Fresno State is bussing 50 students to Saturday’s championship football game. The tickets are roundtrip to the Mountain West Championship between Fresno State and Boise State and are being provided by the university’s student government. On Monday evening, Associated Students ...

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Long-time professor, supporter of Fresno State’s ag college dies

Bob Glim, former Fresno State professor and supporter of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, has died. He was 101. Glim, originally from Pennsylvania, grew up within agriculture in Kerman. He studied at Fresno State before transferring to ...

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Women’s rights to center human rights event at Fresno State

Fresno State will host a National Human Rights Day event on Dec. 9 and will feature the Human Rights Coalition of the Central Valley. The theme of the event will be “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” and will feature keynote ...

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Barking Bulldogs debaters finish season in third place

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story has been corrected. The Fresno State Barking Bulldogs debate team has ended its first half of the 2017-18 season. The Barking Bulldogs ended the Robert Barbera Debate Tournament at California State University, ...

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Genocide ripped a family apart. Uncovered letters tell their story

Adrienne Alexanian went to clean the closet of her late father not too long after he died. In the process, she uncovered an old chapter – personal experiences she hadn’t known about – of the Armenian Genocide. Her father, Yervant ...

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Someone is messing with Fresno State’s MLK statue

Fresno State officials are scratching their heads and wondering who placed a shirt and hat on the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Peace Garden. Amy Luna, manager of emergency operations & business continuity, said the shirt was ...

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Betsy DeVos is changing how we handle sexual misconduct

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is challenging college students across the country to debate how the law and universities should handle allegations of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to rape. The Secretary’s call to action is the latest ...

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She said she was raped. A process nobody asks for followed

Editor’s Note: The following story consisted of two months of reporting by Collegian staff. Names of rape victims are typically not revealed in news stories. However, the subject of this story granted permission to the publication to name her. Our ...

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How sexual misconduct policies are handled at Fresno State

The Collegian reached out to Deborah Adishian-Astone, Fresno State’s vice president for Administrative Services, for a brief Q&A on the university’s Title IX/sexual misconduct policies. Here are Adishian-Astone’s answers provided to The Collegian in an email. 1.) How does the ...

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Richter Center celebrates 10 years of service

The Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday. The celebration, which was an ice cream social held in the North Gym, allowed students to mingle. The Richter Center is a hub of ...

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Donate a toy for a kid who needs one this Christmas

Fresno State’s annual Toys for Tots Drive officially kicked off on Nov. 9 during the Veterans Memorial and Veterans Day Service on campus. The toy drive is sponsored by the Marine Corps League. The Toys for Tots Drive is a ...

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Fresno State is celebrating its international students this week

Fresno State kicked off International Education Week to celebrate the university’s accomplishments in promoting the exchange of students across the world. Food, giveaways and performances kicked off the event Monday at the Speakers Platform near the Henry Madden Library. Marcela ...

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Media professionals join students for night of recognition

The green screens in the broadcast studio in the Speech Arts Building were traded for elegant black curtains last week as the media, communications and journalism department honored scholarship recipients, fellows and two hall of famers. Hannah Wrathall, a fourth-year ...

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Why Fresno State’s first lady believes in giving students a hug

Graduation hugs have become a custom for Fresno State’s first lady Mary Castro. It was a recent topic in an article from local news source, GV Wire. Castro told The Collegian that her embraces are not limited to any time ...

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Castro and Zante go digital for feedback

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and Associated Students Inc., President Blake Zante fielded questions last week from students and alumni via Facebook Live during a student forum. Students asked about issues ranging from campus parking, student safety and having ...

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