Where are we on women’s rights in the US? Event offers a glimpse

Equality for women was the message, and the ones calling for it were women. Room 118 in Fresno State’s North Gym hosted the “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” event on Saturday in commemoration of Human Rights Day. The event was ...

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Provision in House GOP tax plan could stress graduate students

Republicans in the Senate last week voted yes to overhaul the country’s tax code. With the House already having approved its version, Congress is set to compromise on a tax reform bill that could be sent to the president for ...

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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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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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Why Trump admin decided to end Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans, defer others

(TNS) WASHINGTON – The Trump administration said Nov. 6 that it will end a special program that for years has protected more than 5,000 Nicaraguans against deportation, but stopped short of ending similar protections for immigrants from Honduras or other countries. ...

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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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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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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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Some Republicans demand legislative solution for ‘Dreamers’

(TNS) WASHINGTON — In a show of force to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican leadership, more than a dozen Republicans from around the country are demanding a legislative solution by the end of 2017 for 800,000 young immigrants brought ...

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All fraternity activities suspended at Florida University after pledge dies

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ The death of a 20-year-old fraternity pledge from Pompano Beach, Floria led Florida State University to shut down all Greek life activities Monday. Alcohol is suspected of playing a role in the death of Andrew Coffey, ...

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Learn about HIV prevention at this Fresno State event

An event this month will inform Fresno State students of resources available to prevent or treat HIV. Social Work 180, a class taught by associate professor Dr. Kris Clarke of the department of social work education will host the event ...

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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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On list of must-follow university presidents is Fresno State’s own

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro is apparently more popular than you may think. Recently, in a list of the “25 Higher Education Presidents to Follow on Twitter,” Castro was picked as No. 7 for university presidents to follow on ...

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Students speak of hair-raising experiences at Fresno State

From rumors of an unsolved murder of a student found across campus at Shakey’s Pizza, now known as Dog House Grill, to a professor guilty of killing a man with a chainsaw, there is no doubt Fresno State has links ...

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It may cost you over double the price to visit Yosemite

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that the entrance fee to 17 national parks may be increased up to $70 per car. The parks include Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said ...

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Why is writing important to Fresno State?

Whether a blogger, book writer, magazine or news writer, everyone is a writer. Last Friday, the Henry Madden Library hosted The National Day on Writing, a celebration that highlighted the importance of writing. The event was commemorated by the National ...

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