Education building evacuated

According to The Fresno Bee and Fresno Police, the Kremen Education Building at Fresno State was evacuated Wednesday night after

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Wearing a cap and gown adds up

Seniors who have put in their time in the classrooms at Fresno State and are participating in graduation will make one crucial stop at the Kennel Bookstore before they get their diplomas.

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Campus police identify recovered items with dots

Fresno State’s University Police Department is relying on World War II technology to help it identify the owners of items that have made their way to the university’s lost and found. “A lot of the time, things just aren’t returned ...

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Collegian earns eight print, online awards

The Collegian is pleased to announce that the California College Media Association has recognized both The Collegian Online and print edition for excellence. The Collegian Online was awarded first place for Interactivity, first place for Best Use of Multimedia and ...

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Wellness coordinator to retire

After 19 years of promoting wellness at Fresno State, coordinator Sam Gitchel is going to start focusing on his own wellness. Gitchel will be retiring May 18 in pursuit of a calmer way of life. “My plans are very open-ended,” ...

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Ice cream-making: a cool process

More than 70 flavors made at Fresno State It’s no secret that Fresno State is well known for its award-winning ice cream. The popular frozen treat, sold in the University Student Union and Fresno State Farm Market, is a delight ...

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Finding a place to junk “old-school” electronics

Dropping off a TV, Mel Gonzalez, left, hands off his e-waste to Pedro Farias. E-waste events collect electronic items, which include computer monitors.
Does an ice machine qualify as electronic waste? How about a toaster?

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“Green” council to hold celebration at FS Wednesday

The U.S. Green Building Council’s Central California Chapter will celebrate its newly formed chapter at the Downing Planetarium May 2. “We’re basically having the celebration as a public awareness event,� said Bill Blayney, vice president of the USGBC. “We have ...

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Learning from his past mistakes

Dr. John Welty admits he’s made mistakes. Everyone does. But Welty’s missteps are on display to the students in the Fresno State community and locally for the public to criticize.

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Fewer than 500 students vote in AS elections

Dropping his ballot in the box, freshman Brandon Knoll votes for the first time in AS elections. The political science major said he voted to support his friend Vincent Aguirre, who ran for a senator at-large position. Votes were counted by the League of Women Voters.
Only about 2.2 percent of the student body participated in this year’s Associated Students election. According to Election Commissioner Kuyler Crocker, 494 students voted.

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Virginia Tech memorial addresses campus safety

At Monday’s Virginia Tech Memorial held in the Free Speech Area, Fresno State mechanical engineering professors Dr. Maria Sanchez and Dr. Ira Sorenson read off the names of the 32 students and faculty who died in last week’s tragedy. The professors are Virginia Tech alumni.
Fresno State Police Chief David Huerta addressed concerns about campus safety during the Virginia Tech Memorial held in the Free Speech Area Monday morning.

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From the office of the president

Dr. John Welty previously served as president of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is in his 16th year as Fresno State president.
If it weren’t for the President’s Gallery that’s right outside his office, it seems hard to believe that the main office in the Thomas Administration building belongs to Dr. John Welty. Simply decorated, the office doesn’t have the ambience of someone as prominent as Welty, who has served as campus president for almost 16 years.

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Texting during class can B distracting 4 U

In a generation of technology and information, students have the ability to engage in constant communication with others, but this practice may actually harm their education, according to a recent poll. The informal survey conducted around the Fresno State campus ...

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Polls open Tuesday for AS elections

This week, students can vote in Associated Students elections. Election Commissioner Kuyler Crocker, who helps plan the logistics for each election, said he wants to make voting as easy as possible for Fresno State students. Four polling places will be ...

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Mixing business with a love of sports

Fresno State employee Richard Enns is feverishly working in his office. He has 410 e-mails in his inbox that need to be addressed, an endless amount of phone calls to return and mounds of papers to attend to. For a ...

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Salsa Night heats up Vintage Days

Juan Villa / The Collegian
Dancing the night away, Priscila Lai Tung, a dietetics major, and Greg McCrea, a human resources management major, enjoy Friday night’s salsa dancing and live music.

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Lighting the path to healing

To honor the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy students participate in a candlelit vigil Wednesday night at the Free Speech Area.

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Vintage Days sets sail today with Treasure Island theme

Today is the first full day of games, crafts and food for Vintage Days, which began Thursday, with two new events added to this year’s “Treasure Island� festivities. A wine garden sponsored by the viticulture and enology department and the ...

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