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Study finds females speak “fat� to fit in with friends

Nobody likes to be called fat, but plenty of girls are willing to call themselves fat, overweight or unattractive, especially if their friends start the self-degradation. A personal pity party turns into a group self criticism where participation is mandatory. ...

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A windy ceremony

Juan Villa / The Collegian
The Air Force ROTC Color Guard brings down the American flag in front of the North Gym on a windy Thursday afternoon.

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Four-year FS study on life in the Valley released

Fres-no or Fres-yes? Hundreds of people in the Central Valley were surveyed about the quality of living in the Central Valley by a research lab at Fresno State. The report, “Quality of Life in the Central San Joaquin Valley: 2002 ...

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Students find alternative to driving

As a student participating in Fresno State’s Red Bike Program, Jagadeesh Kondapaneni becomes one less person to compete with for a parking spot. “This program is very good,� said Kondapaneni, 21, an international student from India. “I heard about it ...

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Searching for spaces at other CSUs

Flying over in a helicopter, University Police Department officials collect an aerial shot of Lot E in March as part of a parking study to determine the capacity of campus parking lots on a busy day.
It’s 8:59 and you’re pulling into Lot Q. Once again late for your 9 a.m. class, you loop in and out of the aisles like a vulture circling around an unsuspecting driver moseying to his car.

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Likelihood of campus parking structure

Every semester it’s the same complaint. Whether it’s an early weekday morning when you’re running late to class or it’s a late-evening traffic jam as you try to leave the Save Mart Center, parking is Fresno State’s never-ending catastrophe. One ...

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Ticketing, parking without permission

Christie Hoffman doesn’t attend Fresno State and she doesn’t own a parking pass. She parks her car in Lot G. “I drove up from L.A. this weekend to visit my boyfriend,� she said. “He said it was OK to park ...

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Huerta addresses parking problems

Parking lots located on the east end of campus are filled with vehicles on a busy afternoon in March. Photos were collected during a helicopter ride as part of a parking study conducted by the University Police Department.
Fresno State Police Chief David Huerta faces different parking problems as he tries to provide parking for more than 25,000 students, faculty and staff.

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Afternoon delight

Juan Villa / The Collegian
Before leaving school, Sarah Odermatt receives a massage from massage therapist Christina Weldon (not pictured) of the Blue Cross of California during the Stress Less Fair, held at the University Student Union Tuesday.

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CFA, CSU tentatively end dispute

On April 3, the California State University System announced that the CSU and the California Faculty Association have reached a tentative ending to contract disputes that will not involve faculty strikes. The two parties agreed to negotiate after a fact-finding ...

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Collegian to return April 11

Due to spring break The Collegian will not print again until Wednesday, April 11. Classes resume Monday, April 9. It is Collegian policy that the paper does not print the Monday following a major holiday. We look forward to resuming ...

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Library to get new catalog system over spring break

On April 2, while Fresno State students are relaxing on their spring break, the library’s new Millennium Library Catalog will go live. Art and English literature sophomore Edgar Saldivar said he is looking forward to seeing the new system and ...

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Students celebrate life of Cesar Chavez

Many are thrilled to receive an extra day off from school to get a head start on their spring vacation, but this Friday is not just another day off. It’s set aside to honor a man who changed the lives ...

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CFA, CSU continue strike negotiations

In a conference call Monday with multiple news organizations, California Faculty Association President John Travis said he was “cautiously optimistic� about a resolution between the CFA and CSU System that would not involve faculty strikes. The CFA announced Sunday that ...

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Former Collegian editors win photography award

The Collegian is proud to announce that former photo editors Andrew Riggs and Joseph Hollak have won a breaking news photography award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Riggs and Hollak won a Region 11 Mark of Excellence Award for ...

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CSU, CFA agree to extend contract

The California State University Board of Trustees and the California Faculty Association agreed Sunday to temporarily extend its contract until April 6, 2007 — a 10-day extension that may allow enough time for the two parties to reach a settlement. ...

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Lemony Snicket to speak at FS Tuesday

Lemony Snicket has some advice for aspiring writers now in college: “Don’t worry about it in college, and spend more time making out.� Snicket, whose real name is Daniel Handler, is scheduled to speak on campus Tuesday about his internationally ...

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Festival showcased role of women in art

Women have a history worth celebrating, according to an event hosted by USU Productions, The Gallery Club and the Art department of Fresno State Friday.

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