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ASI presidential hopeful Abigail Hudson lays out campaign issues

With Associated Students, Inc. elections less than two weeks away, candidates are ramping up their campaigns for positions in Fresno State’s student government — including two vying for the top spot of ASI president. Abigail Hudson will face off against ...

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Fresno State teaching associates push for greater compensation

Fresno State’s Academic Senate discussed Monday a resolution on teaching associate fee waivers, a possible solution to growing concerns by some that teaching associates were living on “subsistence levels.” “We have masters students that live in poverty with multiple roommates ...

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Conference aims to inspire, refine english majors craft

For the past 6 years, the Undergraduate Conference for Multiethnic Literatures of the Americas (UCMLA) has aimed to teach many students what an academic conference is like. UCMLA offers students the chance to share ideas and research within a scholarly ...

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Jewish lecture series discusses females in American film

The psychological thriller “Black Swan” was introduced by Dr. Hannah Schwadron on Tuesday at the Henry Madden Library. She gave a lecture that looked at Jewish actresses in American films. Actresses Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand and Natalie Portman were her ...

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Changes loom for club booths on campus

Fresno State could be making changes to the Free Speech Area as soon as this fall, which would include modifications to club booths to make them compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act — or getting rid of them completely ...

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Craig School honors program remains after rumors of closing

The Craig School of Business has decided to continue with its honors program after considering cutting the program for next year. Robert Harper, dean of the Craig School of Business, said there was a possibility of cutting the honors program ...

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Chinese New Year celebration comes to Fresno

The 15th annual Chinese New Year Parade was held in Downtown Fresno on Saturday, celebrating the year of the goat with food, activities, and vibrant music culminating in the mile-long stretch of the popular parade. Chinese New Year is not ...

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Osher classes provide alternatives for student learning

In an auditorium full of students ages 50 and older, Dr. Bradley Jones held a lecture Thursday on the American Revolution, one of many topics provided through Fresno State Osher classes. Named after Bernard Osher, a businessman and philanthropist with ...

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Low-cost textbook initiative comes to Fresno State

A group of educators suggests it has found the solution to combat increasing textbook prices, and Fresno State will showcase the team’s initiative as part of the university’s Open Education Week this week. OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization founded by ...

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ASI senate proposes course offerings be posted five years in advance, syllabuses uploaded online

Associated Students Inc. is proposing a plan that would push departments to create five-year schedules of the courses they offer and upload course syllabuses online  — a system senators said would give students more guidance when registering for classes. Most ...

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New Yorker reporter Jonah Lehrer shares cautionary tale

Jonah Lehrer, a science writer who was caught fabricating quotes in one of his books, said plagiarism is “the worst mistake a journalist can make.” Speaking at a forum discussion at Fresno State on Thursday, Lehrer has written for Wired, ...

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Amerasia Week champions diversity with ‘kindness’

In celebration of Amerasia Week, Fresno State guest lecturer Dr. Patrick Hayashi, former associate president of the University of California system, spoke Wednesday on issues of racism, homophobia and gave an account of his life as a Japanese-American. Reflecting on ...

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Fresno State employee helps prevent disaster

Patro Bryant isn’t afraid to get involved, which is exactly what he did on Feb. 23 when he and two other bystanders helped prevent a possible car accident. It was just an ordinary day, Bryant said, as he woke up ...

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School aims to raise entrance requirements

More than 400 freshmen and about 65 local transfer students could be denied enrollment to Fresno State in 2016 if the school implements a plan aimed at raising entrance requirements to offset a lack of state funding. The impaction plan, ...

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Fresno State students break Kids Day fundraising record

A record number of Fresno State students woke up before dawn to sell Kids Day newspapers for children in need. Ninety-five clubs and organizations sold a special issue of The Fresno Bee to raise funds for the Valley Children’s Hospital. ...

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Fresno State Opera debuts “Carmen”

A packed crowd watched as sensuous Carmen seduced the naïve José, leading him to obsession, jealousy, and her own death in Fresno State’s production of Carmen. On Friday night the Fresno State Opera Theatre and Symphony Orchestra performed “Carmen” at the Concert ...

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DNC Vice Chairwoman Donna Brazile: From empowerment to action

By Belen Gomez Donna Brazile, the first African-American to direct major presidential campaigns, wraped up African People’s History month while also initiating the first event of Women’s Herstory Month, a celebration of women’s contribution to history, culture and society. Brazile ...

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Collegian wins eight awards at statewide journalism convention

The Fresno State Collegian staff won eight awards at the 2015 California College Media Association Awards Banquet held at the Sheraton Universal hotel in Hollywood on Feb. 28. The banquet featured dozens of winners from across the state and a ...

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