Safety walk focuses on more lighting on, near campus

A campus safety walk took place last week to continue the effort by the university to identify areas in need of more light at night. Along with Associated Students Inc. senators, Fresno State’s vice president for administration and associate vice ...

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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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Finalists have been named in the Victor E. stage design challenge

Victor E. Bulldog III is a step closer to having his own stage after three individuals and two teams were announced as the five finalists for the “Victor E. Bulldog III Design Challenge.” The competition, which began on Oct. 10, ...

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ASI: Revamp of Senate positions? Free testing materials planned

Associated Students Inc. heard last week from journalism students who seek to convince the university to fund Adobe Creative Cloud software for their studies. The ASI Senate also discussed whether to add new positions and provide free supplies for the ...

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These two students are feeding the homeless, and they need your help

Millions of families will come together this holiday season to enjoy festivities and new or old traditions. For two Fresno State students, a new tradition for them during the holidays will be to bring awareness about homelessness and delivering food ...

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Did this Fresno State ad go too far? It was taken down.

An advertisement in front of the Fresno State Henry Madden Library drew criticism last week from one professor who said it went too far. The ad was later taken down. It began when Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar tweeted ...

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Caffeine, finals go together like peanut butter and jelly for some at Fresno State

In the next few weeks, university students across the country will stock up on scantrons, barricade themselves in the library and fuel up on caffeine as they prepare for finals. But are some Fresno State students too dependent on caffeine ...

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Three years later, bikeway plans are still hazy

Fresno State in 2014 got four grants designed to help construct a bikeway along Barstow Avenue. Three years later, the bikeway has not been built. The Collegian reported in 2014 that Caltrans Active Transportation program awarded $872,000 to the university. ...

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What you should know about spending money – including these holidays

Some students will spend the money they earn, others will save it – some have managed to do both. Associate professor and chair of the department of economics at Fresno State, Dr. David Vera, has tips for those who have ...

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She doesn’t own a car, but she likely paid your expired meter

You may have been spared lately of a parking ticket – all because of another student’s random act of kindness. A Fresno State English major, who asked not to be named by The Collegian for this story, said she wanted ...

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50 students will witness Mountain West Conference football championship game

The university’s student government is busing 50 students to the Mountain West Conference football championship in Boise, Idaho. Tuesday morning, dozens of students lined up outside the Associated Students, Inc. office, in hopes of getting their hands in the limited ...

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These students lock themselves in ‘jail’ for a good reason

An earlier version of this story inaccurately described the children served by Camp Kesem as “sick.”  This story has been updated to reflect a correction. Students were jailed for a good reason Tuesday. They participated in the “Locked In On ...

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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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Remembering lives lost to transgender oppression

Fresno residents gathered last week to remember the lives of transgender people that have been lost to suicide or murder. The Transgender Day of Remembrance, said Zoyer Zyndel, event chair of Trans-E-Motion, raises awareness about the level of violence affecting ...

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How one group is challenging a tough prison law in California

The “three-strikes law” in California states that anyone convicted of a serious felony would have his or her sentence doubled if they had been convicted of a previous felony. If convicted twice before, the defendant can be sentenced up to ...

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Long-time professor, supporter of Fresno State’s ag college dies

Bob Glim, former Fresno State professor and supporter of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, has died. He was 101. Glim, originally from Pennsylvania, grew up within agriculture in Kerman. He studied at Fresno State before transferring to ...

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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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University students gift books, crayons to young hospital patients

The holiday spirit of joy and giving came early to the young patients at Valley Children’s Hospital. It was all thanks to an idea more than a decade in the making from a Fresno State professor. “We wanted to do ...

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