Remembering transgender lives lost through hate

By Ron Camacho and Hayley Salazar A mother who lost her daughter to suicide was the keynotes speaker at the second Transgender Day of Remembrance last Wednesday in North Gym, Room 118. Allison Murphy, who lost her daughter to suicide ...

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New USU referendum makes it to spring ballot

UPDATE: A previous version of this story stated that the cost for a new USU would come from raising tuition. However, the cost would actually be in the form of an added student fee which is different from tuition. Last week, the ...

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CSU Chancellor says school system will not abide US deportation efforts

The following is an open letter to the faculty, staff and students of the California State University system from CSU Chancellor Dr. Timothy White. I write to provide assurance that we will continue to make every effort to provide a ...

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Making Fresno State feel like home

Inclusion, respect and equity – the President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity is hosting monthly forums to promote those three qualities on Fresno State’s campus. The commission has been on campus since 1991. Former University President John Welty established ...

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App aims to prevent texting and driving

A former Fresno State student and his team have created an app that is tackling an issue affecting students every day. Connor Myers is the co-founder and CEO of Spacebar Technologies, Inc., a local company in which one of its ...

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CSU, UC systems to weigh first tuition hikes in 6 years

By Teresa Watanabe and Rosanna Xia Los Angeles Times/(TNS) LOS ANGELES — Squeezed to do far more with much less, the University of California and California State University are considering raising tuition for the first time in six years as ...

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Students protest hate in response to Trump’s victory

By Ron Camacho and Diana Giraldo  “Hey, hey, ho, ho, the hate has got to go,” the 150 students and faculty members chanted as they marched to protest President-elect Donald Trump at noon on Tuesday. “We wanted to represent our anger,” ...

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Fresno rallies against election of Donald Trump

Amid national unrest following last Tuesday’s election of Donald Trump to the presidency, about 500 people descended on one of Fresno’s busiest intersections – Blackstone and Shaw avenues – Saturday to join protest efforts. “We’re out here to stand in ...

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Fresno State alumnus finishes 200-mile run for autism

Fresno State alumnus Ryan Stiner finished his third 200-mile run for autism Saturday. Stiner began the nine-day, one-man run, Ryan’s Run, on Nov. 4 intending to raise awareness and funds for the California Autism Center and Learning Group. The route ...

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Fresno State hosts memorial service to honor veterans

Students and community members gathered in front of the Fresno Memorial Auditorium Thursday to honor those who served in the U.S. military. The memorial service began with a performance of “All Armed Forces Medley” by the Fresno State Chamber Singers ...

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The student behind ‘the signs’ of support at Fresno State

The Tuesday election result stirred major emotions on Fresno State’s campus. Students were somber, and many felt stress from the realization that Donald Trump was elected president. My initial intention was to make students feel safe and accepted during a time ...

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University offering counseling services for students struggling with election result

Fresno State is offering counseling services to students struggling with Tuesday’s election result, the university said Thursday. “Fresno State is offering counseling services at its Student Health and Counseling Center on a walk-in basis for students in crisis 8 a.m.-5 ...

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Luis Chavez wins Fresno City Council District 5 seat

Luis Chavez has won the Fresno City Council District 5 seat, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. On election night, a few dozen of his friends and community leaders gathered at his house to support his campaign. Chavez ...

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Trump elected president in shocking sweep of the nation

After a bitter election process, Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. It was a shock to many, but it wasn’t a shock to Donald Trump, who has been boasting about achieving this since the ...

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Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Republican Party maintains hold on House and Senate

The Republican Party held on to their party majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate on election night. The GOP will continue their six-year streak under the direction of reelected House Speaker Paul Ryan. “The fact that we ...

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Bredefeld takes Fresno City Council District 6 seat

Garry Bredefeld has been elected to the Fresno City Council representing District 6 – the seat currently occupied by Mayor-elect Lee Brand. As the country watched who would be elected the next President of the United States, a few dozen ...

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Local Election Coverage

2:00 a.m. PST: All votes counted  United States Senator: Kamala D. Harris (Dem) won 51 percent to Loretta L. Sanchez (Dem) 48 precent 16th Congress:  Jim Costa (Dem) won 67 percent to Jonny Tacherra 32 percent 21st Congress: David Valadao (Rep) won 60 percent to Emilio ...

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