Dropping in numbers, African-American students are left behind

The African-American student population at Fresno State and in the California State University (CSU) system is facing a continual decline, even though general enrollment is at an all-time high. According to the Fresno State Office of Institutional Effectiveness, from 2012 ...

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Mock trial team sets eye on championship

The Fresno State Intercollegiate Mock Trial program could be headed for a victory it has seen only once before in its 12-year history. Three groups from the mock trial team recently beat other universities at national mock trial competitions. Two ...

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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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Trump is power drunk, journalists are hungover

After more than one month in the White House, President Donald Trump has taken a position against the press that is all too clear – he is supportive of outlets that sing his praises and marks those who criticize him ...

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Run, walk, raise funds

The department of physical therapy held its annual fundraiser “Let’s Get Physical 5K Run/Walk” Feb. 25. The event’s start and finish was by the North Gym. There were two routes: a one-mile walk and a 5K run that circled the ...

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Great-grandson of Mexican Revolutionist shares history

Diego Flores Magón, great-grandson of Mexican Revolution intellectual and journalist Enrique Flores Magón, visited Fresno State on Feb. 21 to shed light on his great-grandfather’s role in the revolution, and how he is preserving and sharing his legacy. Romeo Guzman, ...

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Final Fresno State Talks shines light on Bob Dylan, poetry

Fresno State Talks concluded its fifth year as a lecture series on Feb. 22 with a discussion by Dr. Timothy Skeen, who analyzed Bob Dylan’s contribution to poetry. The talk titled “The Times They Are a-Changin’: Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan ...

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New bill announced to freeze tuition hikes

California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced the Student Protection Act last week, which – if passed – will freeze tuition and fee hikes for California State Universities and California Community Colleges through the 2019-20 academic year. Quirk-Silva introduced the bill, AB ...

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Civil Rights pioneer visits Fresno State

Rev. James Lawson Jr. spoke at Fresno State last Wednesday to Friday, sharing his Civil Rights era experiences with audiences of students, faculty and other guests.   While living in India, Lawson developed a deep appreciation of, and was inspired ...

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Collegian to claim victories

The Collegian will be accepting 17 awards this weekend at the annual California College Media Association Awards Banquet in San Francisco. The awards – which include three first place, six second place, four third place and four fourth place – ...

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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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Volunteers help provide free tax filing for students

Este artículo está disponible en el sitio web de The Collegian en inglés.    Fresno State students are offering their help as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to help low-income earners file taxes. “We train [students] ...

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Diversity ‘makes us who we are’

Fresno State professors who demonstrate the university’s motto of “Discover, Diversity and Distinction” were offered a platform to showcase their focus on diversity. Dr. Matthew Ari Jendian’s talk was one of three “TED Talk” style lectures at Fresno State. The ...

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Students learn of sexism in the black community

A Black Lives Matter organizer and Los Angeles professor examined sexism within the Black community during a speech on Feb. 17, helping students find ways to equality. The Cross Cultural and Gender Center’s African-American and Gender Programs and Services welcomed ...

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Campaign asks how ‘Men can stop rape’

Fresno State’s Cross Cultural and Gender Center (CCGC) is asking men on campus to take a stand against sexual assault by participating in the poster campaign, “Men Can Stop Rape.” The campaign consists of a series of images of men ...

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Health on wheels

Fresno State nursing students are providing free health services to the community. Since spring 2015, Fresno State’s nursing program has used a mobile unit on loan from the Fresno County Office of Education to help rural communities and the underserved. ...

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Fresno State to honor alumnus Marquez

Fresno State alumnus Anthony Marquez, the Los Angeles bureau chief for the Associated Press, died Feb. 9 due to complications from cancer at 55. The university will honor Marquez by posting the campus flags at half-staff on Thursday. Marquez graduated ...

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