Recovery is possible

By Myles Barker and Manuel Gutierrez/Special to The Collegian Part 3 of 3 Methamphetamine: there is help out there. You just need to ask.   Bud Searcy, director of the Academy Rehab Program for men at the Fresno Rescue Mission ...

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City Council proclaims ‘The Collegian Day”

Staff members of The Collegian, Fresno State’s student-run newspaper, were at Fresno City Hall on Thursday to receive a proclamation of “The Collegian Day” for recent successes in statewide and nationwide competitions. Fresno City Council President Paul Caprioglio announced the ...

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Jeans are jeans, not an invitation

The Cross Cultural and Gender Center showed its solidarity with sexual assault victims Denim Day on Wednesday as it spread awareness to students passing by in front of the Bucket. Denim Day is an international sexual violence prevention and education ...

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Administration looking to revitalize key places on campus for students

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro stopped by the Associated Students, Inc. meeting Wednesday to outline the university’s strategic plan for the next five years. Castro said the plan focuses on what is most important to students with a mission ...

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Fresno State showcases its diversity through weeklong event

Fresno State is celebrating diversity with a week full of cultural dances, spiritual exploration, a poetry jam, talks by activists and more. The Diversity Awareness Week was kicked off Monday with an opening ceremony in front of the library which ...

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Addicts finding hope through education

By Myles Barker and Manuel Gutierrez/Special to The Collegian Part 2 of 3 Paula Gillespie’s ongoing challenges to stay clean from methamphetamine aren’t all that uncommon — rehabilitation is a lifelong process. There are a number of rehabilitation clinics in ...

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Criminology program fosters future law enforcement leaders

Fresno State’s criminology 108 class, officially known as Directed Policing, transforms its students into Fresno County reserve deputy sheriffs in two years. The program is unique. It’s the only one of its kind offered in any community college, state school ...

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Briefs for April 27

Temporary electrical services to shutdown 22 buildings Beginning Saturday, Fresno State will be temporarily shutting down the electrical services in 22 buildings on campus. Buildings affected by the shutdown are Central Plant, Conley Art, Downing Planetarium, Engineering East, Grosse Industrial ...

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Thousands compete in annual FFA conference

High school agriculture students from California flocked to Fresno for the four daylong 88th annual Future Farmers of America Leadership Conference.   “All the agricultural colleges up and down the state – Fresno State, Cal Poly, Chico, Davis – they ...

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Local writers share their articles, poetry and more at LitHop

The talent of dozens of Fresno State faculty, alumni and students were on display April 23 at the inaugural LitHop, a daylong literary festival held in Tower District. The festival was headlined by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, a ...

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Armenian Genocide survivors’ memoirs shared during commemoration

The loss of life on a grand scale seems like an unforgettable occurrence, yet humans throughout history have allowed massacres of cultures and races. This fact brought an element of solemnity and poignancy to the Armenian Genocide Commemoration hosted Friday ...

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Just as prevalent and addictive as ever

Myles Barker and Manuel Gutierrez/Special to The Collegian Paula Gillespie, whose real name is being kept confidential to protect her privacy, 41, had everything going for her in her mid-20s. She had just graduated from Fresno City College, landed a ...

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Remembering the Armenian Genocide

To commemorate the 101 anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Fresno State Armenian Student Organization (ASO) hosted a week full of activities. A screening of “The Cut,” a film about the genocide was shown Wednesday and was followed by a candlelit ...

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Women activists speak about gender roles

Fresno State alumna and gay rights activist Robin McGehee remembers the moment her activist spirit was awakened. At the Fresno Art Museum Rad Women panel discussion celebrating Fresno State women activists, intellectuals and pioneers, McGehee recalled a conversation she had ...

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CSU Chancellor visits Fresno State

Chancellor of the 23 California State Universities, Dr. Timothy P. White spent the day on Fresno State’s campus Wednesday and ended his visit with a public open forum. White said Fresno State had one of the most successful student cupboards ...

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Saving the environment one step at a time

Shaving a few minutes off showers can save thousands of gallons of water and carpooling to class or work can greatly reduce vehicle emissions. It is the small changes that add up to big differences for the environment. Members of ...

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New law may change birth control’s free-of-cost policy

A dollar a day keeps the baby away. Under a new law allowing pharmacies to provide over-the-counter birth control, Fresno State’s Health Center will be expecting some changes that female students will know about. In 2013, Senate Bill 493 was ...

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Lecture shines light on domestic violence

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Jackson Katz spoke to a brimming Satellite Student Union about American manhood and violence against women. Katz was introduced by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro. Castro referred to Katz as a scholarly ...

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