Kids Day is more than a fundraiser for these Fresno State students

Cheering people in bright orange aprons occupied corners of Shaw Avenue Tuesday as commuters stopped to purchase the annual Kids Day special issue of The Fresno Bee. Thirty years since its premiere, Kids Day, organized by Valley Children’s Hospital, The ...

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Why don’t more Fresno State students vote in the student elections?

The time for Fresno State students to cast their ballots for the 2018 Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) elections is rapidly approaching. Voting will take place March 20-22. With 43 candidates to choose from and the New USU referendum also on ...

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ASI presidential candidate is force behind free feminine products in restrooms

Female students in need of feminine products at Fresno State have been able to find them a little easier lately in four restrooms across the campus. The supply of free tampons and pads donated by the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI), ...

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Survey: 7 out of 10 people in the Central Valley support DACA

A recent survey performed by Fresno State’s Institute for Leadership and Public Policy shows that 7 out of 10 people in the San Joaquin Valley support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program, signed by former President ...

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Four people arrested near Fresno State on weapons, narcotics charges

Four people were arrested at University Inn across Fresno State on Tuesday after police found a concealed firearm and possible narcotic sales activity. Fresno police Sgt. James Rossetti, of the department’s Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium (MAGEC) tactical team, said the ...

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Former Assemblyman Henry T. Perea joins Fresno State’s advisory board

Fresno State’s University Advisory Board has welcomed its newest member – Henry T. Perea, a Fresno State graduate who is the senior vice president of policy and strategic affairs at Western States Petroleum Association. The board is composed of 21 ...

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Stolen hard drive exposes information of more than 14,000

Fresno State released a campuswide email on Tuesday notifying students of “potential data exposure” after a university hard drive was stolen last December. Information of at least 300 current students and faculty was breached, including information of more than 14,000 ...

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You can’t ride your hoverboard here, Fresno State says

Fresno State made it official Monday that hoverboards are not allowed in any interior spaces of the university campus. The campus Office of Risk Management made the final order, determining that the motorized form of transportation could present a fire ...

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Two men arrested after last week’s shooting near campus

Fresno police arrested two men connected to a shooting that took place at University Inn across from Fresno State. An officer who also fired his weapon was put on administrative leave, according to Lt. Mark Hudson, which is protocol for ...

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Is a Nelson Mandela statue coming to campus?

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro addressed the Associated Students Inc. (ASI) last week to propose that the student government help fund a memorial statue of Nelson Mandela in the Peace Garden. According to Castro, a fundraising subcommittee, which includes ...

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Collegian gets 10 journalism awards at annual conference

Fresno State’s student newspaper, The Collegian won nearly a dozen awards over the weekend during the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter Journalism Convention and subsequent California College Media Association awards banquet. The conference was held in Long Beach from March 1-3. ...

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Gun battle erupts across from Fresno State

As The Collegian went to press Tuesday night, one man was fighting for his life in a hospital bed. It was the result of a gun battle that erupted at the University Inn across from the Save Mart Center. Fresno ...

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What H.W. Bush said about the Armenian Genocide when this professor once asked

Fresno State journalism professor Jim Boren, retired executive editor of The Fresno Bee, gave listeners a peek into his 40 years in the industry on Tuesday. Boren discussed some of the highlights of his career, like the time in 1988 ...

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For black students, ‘Sistah to Sistah’ brings sisterhood to a new level

Each woman of the Sistah to Sistah! club walks in with her own baggage, her own worries and her own responsibilities. But through each other, they all find companionship and comfort. “I’m stressed all the time. I’m going to school ...

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In Fresno’s African-American museum, ‘all our people are local heroes’

Hidden amongst the hustle and bustle of Downtown Fresno is the African-American Historical and Cultural Museum of the San Joaquin Valley. The museum, located in Fresno’s mural district at 1857 Fulton St., was started nearly 30 years ago by Jack ...

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These engineering students spent their weekend cleaning up a highway

With hard hats and neon vests, students from Fresno State’s Lyles College of Engineering geared up early Saturday morning to clean up one of Fresno’s major highways.   The college took part in the “Adopt-A-Highway” program with the State of ...

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What professional female engineers want young girls to know

Early in her career, when Tinnah Medina was on a construction site, she would look around to count how many women were in the same room as her. She was usually the only one. “But you know that’s what you ...

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Speaker: We need to change how we talk about substance abuse

Clovis native and professional BMX rider Tony Hoffman spoke at Fresno State last week about his struggles with mental health and drug abuse at a young age. He told the audience about his path to recovery after addiction. Hoffman also ...

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