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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This Fresno State debate team is becoming nationally-known

The Fresno State Barking Bulldogs debate team has been on a roll. The team competed in the Las Vegas Classic Debate Tournament at the University of Nevada Las Vegas from Oct. 20-23 and talked its way through elimination rounds, defeating ...

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Fresno State raises funds from more than half the country

It’s now one day after Fresno State launched its first-ever “Day of Giving,” a nationwide 24-hour online fundraiser. Just before the 24-hour fundraiser came to an end, $428,660 was raised. But by Friday evening, totals were announced. Donors gifted a ...

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Dressed in cozy pajamas, students helped kick off university fundraiser

Dressed in their coziest pajamas, students and faculty kicked off the Day of Giving event on Wednesday. The massive fundraising drive, for the first time ever, asked the public to donate to Fresno State schools and programs digitally in a ...

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Deal could bring New York Times digital subscription by December

After severing ties with The Fresno Bee earlier this semester, Associated Students, Inc. voted on Wednesday in favor of a new partnership with The New York Times as a part of their campus-wide readership program. This, along with lengthy discussion ...

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Event will honor alumni of media, communications and journalism department

Ten alumni of the Fresno State media, communications and journalism department will be honored during the seventh MCJ Hall of Fame Induction and Scholarship Reception on Nov. 9 in the Speech Arts Building, Room 172. The event is hosted by ...

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For 24 hours, Fresno State is holding an online fundraiser

Take out those wallets. Fresno State will host a 24-hour “Day of Giving” (DOG) digital fundraising event all day Thursday. The university said the event is the first of its kind in Fresno State history, and it could become an ...

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