LATEST

‘Who’s to blame?’: Why students walked out after graduate admissions were made

By Razmik Cañas & William Ramirez As the sun rose over Fresno State’s Peace Garden Tuesday, there was little peace among a group of social work students who crowded together to share concerns about their department. The students walked out ...

Read More »

Crime Buzz on April 16, 2018

April 3, 2018 Sexual battery reported in the Student Health Center April 2, 2018 Person under the influence reported at Plant Operations March 18, 2018 Battery on a person reports at the Save Mart Center and at Maya Cinemas Source: ...

Read More »

May Day rally to address immigrant issues, organizers say

The Central Valley Immigrant Rights Committee held a news conference at Fresno State on April 12 to inform the public about its upcoming rally and public forum in support of immigrant rights. The event will take place at Eaton Plaza ...

Read More »

How the ‘most dangerous Jew in Los Angeles’ fought the Nazis

A Barnes & Noble employee believed it to be “fiction.” An audience member described it as an “untold story.” But Leon Lewis’ battle against the Nazi Party in Los Angeles was real. Dr. Steven J. Ross, a University of Southern ...

Read More »

He wrote a book about water. Here’s what he told a Fresno audience

Fresno State students and faculty last Thursday met the author of a book they’ve been reading throughout the semester. Author and UC Berkeley professor David Sedlak visited Fresno State for a public forum and book signing for his book, “Water ...

Read More »

Taking a ‘pause’ and focusing on mental health

With finals and graduation just around the corner, students’ stress levels are likely to creep up, too. But Fresno State’s Health and Counseling Center served up ways to promote a stress-free environment and mental health awareness. A Mental Health Screening ...

Read More »

Task force examines ways to fix The Collegian’s financial troubles

The Collegian Financial Task Force examined the student newspaper’s future on Tuesday in an open meeting where several recommendations were made. At the core of the meeting’s purpose is moving The Collegian into a fiscally secure position. “Our revenues this ...

Read More »

She fed the homeless on her 21st birthday. Three years later, she keeps doing it

As she prepared for her 21st birthday, throwing a party and going out for her first drink didn’t sound appealing to Jasmine Castillo, a senior public health administration major at Fresno State. “In my mind, I was just like, ‘Why ...

Read More »

In one month, Fresno State raised more than $100,000 to fight student hunger

During a month of fundraising, Fresno State’s March Match Up campaign raised more than what organizers were hoping for – $150,044. The fundraising campaign mission was to raise money for the Student Cupboard, a food and hygiene pantry for Fresno ...

Read More »

Art pieces by men behind bars inspire at downtown Fresno exhibit

Among the many galleries featured during ArtHop last Thursday, one had a unique tie to Fresno State – and prisoners. “Insider Art: Exploring the Arts within Prison Environments” held its opening night at the M Street Art Complex in downtown ...

Read More »

Supreme Court case highlights MLK’s call for workers’ rights

Weeks before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began a movement for workers’ rights. Fifty years later, the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 100 and the NAACP have vowed to continue the fight. In a speech to ...

Read More »

Money problems? Campus Money Management Center holds grand opening

Fresno State students are now able get financial advice on campus with the help of the Money Management Center. Although the center’s services were available since early January, a grand opening for its on-campus location was held last Wednesday. The ...

Read More »

What drew police to Fresno State Thursday? Here’s what we know

A parking lot incident at Fresno State on Thursday drew police to the university. University spokeswoman Patti Waid said the incident was a traffic stop but it did not involve Fresno State police. She said campus officers offered assistance but ...

Read More »

City of Fresno declares April 5 as ‘Blake Zante Day’

The City of Fresno declared April 5, 2018 as Blake Zante Day, in honor of Fresno State Associated Students, Inc. President Blake Zante. In a statement to The Collegian, Councilmember Paul Caprioglio said, “Blake Zante has been a strong voice ...

Read More »

ASI Senate discusses adding more online and night classes

The Associated Students, Inc. convened last Wednesday for the first meeting after the ASI elections before spring break. Resolution to support online, hybrid and night classes is approved Sen. Primavera Martinez, undergraduate and graduate affairs, presented a resolution to the ...

Read More »

Wednesday night event at Fresno State discusses King-inspired ‘Poor People’s Campaign’

Wednesday marked 50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr on April 4, 1968, at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. About 30 members of the SEIU Local 1000 labor union and the California Faculty Association (CFA)  gathered in ...

Read More »

How one Asian-American woman’s comedy dreams came to be

Jenny Yang’s upbringing as an Asian woman living in the U.S. became the theme on Monday of her lecture at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union. Yang’s appearance kicked off Amerasia Week, a series of events organized by the Fresno State ...

Read More »

Failed a class at Fresno State? Here’s a way to make up for it

Fresno State is helping students get a second chance at taking a class they may have failed thanks to the Provost Graduation Initiative. The grant, provided by the Division of Continuing and Global Education, is now in its third year ...

Read More »