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‘A perfect storm’ to face water issues

Thomas Esqueda remembers seeing the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” as a child. During a recent interview with The Collegian, he said one scene in particular made an impact in his life. In that scene, the main character, played ...

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Not your average percussion group

Fresno State’s Red Wave indoor percussion ensemble traveled to Ohio this past weekend to compete in the Winter Guard International World Championships. The newly formed percussion group was established last year. Steve McKeithen, the Fresno State associate director of bands, ...

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BREAKING: Fresno State will not penalize professor over Bush tweets

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced Tuesday that the university is ending an investigation into a professor’s fiery tweets about former First Lady Barbara Bush. English professor Randa Jarrar angered many people online one week ago after she made ...

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Crime Buzz on April 23, 2018

April 16, 2018 Burglary reported in Parking Lot P27 April 17, 2018 Battery with serious injury reported off campus April 18, 2018 Driver with suspended license reported off campus April 20, 2018 Minor with marijuana reported off campus Vandalism reported ...

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Civil rights groups call for investigation into Randa Jarrar to stop

The fallout of the tweets sent out by Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar has continued nearly one week after the controversy began. But even as the university plans an investigation into Jarrar’s tweets, several civil rights groups are calling ...

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Is Google’s algorithm racially biased? This Fresno State alumna thinks so

Fresno State alumna Safiya Umoja Noble visited campus last Friday to talk about how Google algorithms can be racially biased. An algorithm is commonly defined as a process or a set of steps that can be followed to achieve a ...

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She’s leading students that were once like her

Kelci Goss said she remembers her first year at Fresno State. As a first-generation college student, finding a sense of community on campus was important to her. She joined a first-year experience program and grew active in student organizations. Eventually, ...

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Video shows student taking down anti-abortion posters

The Fresno State Police Department is investigating complaints that a student ripped anti-abortion posters off walls as the group that posted them recorded the incident. Bernadette Tasy, president of the Fresno State chapter of “Students for Life,” said the incident ...

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Tuition rate won’t change for the 2018-19 school year, CSU chancellor says

California State University (CSU) tuition will neither increase or decrease for the 2018-2019 school year, according a news release by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro. CSU Chancellor Timothy White said the decision to leave tuition unchanged for the upcoming ...

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Craig School dean appointed as interim provost

Fresno State Craig School of Business dean Dr. Robert M. Harper was appointed as interim provost, according to a news release by University President Dr. Joseph Castro. The announcement comes after Fresno State Provost Lynnette Zelezny was appointed as president ...

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Students ease stress through painting as part of a month-long campaign

Students got to relax with arts and crafts at ‘Press Pause and Paint,’ an event on April 18 at the Bulldog Zone. The event, hosted by the Student Health and Counseling Center, was an opportunity for people to unwind by ...

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ASI Notebook: ASI votes to include mental health resources in course syllabuses

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) passed a resolution to support mental health awareness and voted to approve the 2018-2019 budget at its senate meeting on Wednesday, April 18. Resolution to add list of resources in all course syllabuses Sen. Elias ...

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City of Fresno calls April 19, 2018 ‘Collegian Day’

The City of Fresno on Thursday awarded a proclamation to The Collegian student newspaper, naming April 19, 2018 as “Collegian Day” in the city. Councilman Paul Caprioglio handed Collegian staff the proclamation. It states that Fresno Mayor Lee Brand and ...

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At a news conference, Fresno State assesses how to act on professor’s fiery tweets

Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar is not in the clear after she made fiery comments against former First Lady Barbara Bush on Twitter Tuesday. At a news conference Wednesday, Fresno State was still assessing how it would move forward ...

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‘Eat the rainbow:’ nutritional tours make healthy eating easy

Eating healthy can be a challenge at times, especially for college students. But a group of Fresno State dietetic students are teaching community members that it’s as easy as adding one more healthy ingredient to their meals. The Bulldogs in ...

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Fresno State colleges display research by students

The College of Health and Human Services celebrated its annual research showcase at the University Dining Hall Tuesday night, where seven colleges at Fresno State and other programs showcased their research to attendees. The event consisted of 31 research poster ...

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Engineer pitches high speed rail project to Fresno State students

Fresno State students got the chance to learn more about the construction of the California High-Speed Rail. Heidi Lanza, transportation engineer for the California High-Speed Rail, visited Fresno State on Tuesday to give a talk on how the high-speed rail ...

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Fresno State professor says Barbara Bush was ‘amazing racist,’ Twitter feud ensues

Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar drew heavy criticism on Twitter Tuesday night after she said former United States First Lady Barbara Bush was an “amazing racist” who raised a war criminal. Bush died Tuesday at 92 after earlier reports ...

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