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Fresno State plans to invest 26 million dollars to modernize campus infrastructure

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university’s priority in updating the campus’s physical infrastructure. Over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, the university will invest $26 million in projects toward the modernization of the 70-year-old campus site, ...

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1 in 5 adults in Valley lack clean water, 46 percent fear deportation

The Institute for Leadership and Public Policy at Fresno State conducted a public opinion survey in March on issues and concerns in the San Joaquin Valley, finding that 21 percent of adults have little access to clean water. The survey ...

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Keeping the promise: community gathers to honor 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide

About 100 people gathered around the Armenian Genocide Monument on Monday night for a ceremony commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the tragic occurrence. Attendees made their way through the monument where they laid bouquets and wreaths of colorful flowers on ...

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Students step up for community building

Several Fresno State students spent their spring break developing a community garden at Stone Soup Fresno, an organization that strives for positive change in Southeast Asian refugee families. The students are part of Fresno State’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB), a ...

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Knife held at Fresno State student’s throat during robbing near Bulldog Stadium

Just after midnight Saturday, Fresno State police arrived to Bulldog Lane and Ninth Street, near Bulldog Stadium, after a student had been robbed by three black men. The student was approached by the three men, two of which held a ...

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Collegian to be honored for ‘The Collegian Day’

Fresno’s City Hall will proclaim April 6 as “The Collegian Day” to recognize the student-run newspaper’s triumphs in this year’s California Collegiate Media Association statewide competition. “The Collegian Day” was proclaimed by Councilmember Paul Caprioglio for the second consecutive year. ...

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Community pulls together to resettle Syrian refugee families

A panel discussion at Fresno state Tuesday night provide insight into community efforts to settle 27 refugee families to their new life in America. Speakers offered their thoughts during the “Refugees Assistance Work in the Central Valley” panel. Wasan Abu ...

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Showcasing the ‘magic’ of Camp Kesem

Fresno State’s Camp Kesem chapter raised more than $24,000 at its second annual “Make the Magic” fundraising event Saturday at the Fort Washington Golf & Country Club. The event was the biggest fundraising opportunity the group has had, so far, ...

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The road to Kids Day

It was a race to the top spot Tuesday for Fresno State organizations who wanted to give back to the community for Valley Children’s annual Kids Day fundraiser. In 2016, Fresno State Army ROTC placed first by raising $7,603, Pi ...

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A Lenten journey begins on campus

Students started their annual Lenten journey last week on Ash Wednesday, continuing to give up pleasures in honor of the religious practice. “Ash Wednesday is such an important day,” said Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, who is Catholic. “I ...

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Attorney gives tips to undocumented community

Local undocumented community members were welcomed on to campus Monday to learn about their rights and how to act if U.S. immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were to come to their homes. “You have a right to an attorney,” ...

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Alleged serial groper pleads not guilty

DéAndre Jean-Pierre, a former TimeOut mascot for Fresno State and communication and theatre arts major, pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning in Fresno Superior Court to five misdemeanor charges of sexual battery. Jean-Pierre, who is accused of sexually assaulting several women ...

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Hundreds march in Fresno in favor of a ‘sanctuary’ city

Este artículo está disponible en el sitio web de The Collegian en inglés.    Approximately 600 participants marched in the “Sanctuary for All Solidarity March” led by We Are Fresno/Somos Fresno on Feb. 18 in downtown Fresno. Starting at City ...

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Career Readiness Academy prepares Fresno for a better tomorrow

The Fresno State Division of Continuing and Global Education is hoping to enrich the Fresno community by offering free classes for persons wanting to brush up on their business skills through its Career Readiness Academy. The workshops, although part of ...

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Yogurtland gives back on International FroYo Day

Giving back to the Fresno community was the goal of the Yogurtland Campus Pointe team by celebrating International Frozen Yogurt Day with free yogurt on Monday. Green and pink decorations lit up the business, and more than 1,000 Fresnans came ...

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Money over sanctuary: Fresno responds to Mayor Brand’s stance

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand announced Fresno will not be a sanctuary city for its undocumented immigrants, and the people are responding. Jan. 25 Brand said he does not plan to make Fresno a sanctuary city because there is a possibility ...

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Inauguración del nuevo presidente inculca temor en los estudiantes

Escrito por Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado and Daniel Gligich La inauguración del cuadragésimo quinto presidente de los Estados Unidos el 20 de enero, provocó la manifestación de millones de personas, quienes llenaron las calles el día siguiente. Zacarías González, un estudiante de ...

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Tires slashed across from campus

On the morning of Jan. 24, approximately 36 cars had their tires slashed at North Park Apartments south of Shaw across from Fresno State. Many students and alumni of the university call the complex home, but they are now weary ...

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