New tool helps students assess mental health

The California State University system has a new tool which analyzes the mental well-being of students and provides solutions to encourage a positive outcome. The new CSU resource, the Red Folder, encourages CSU faculty and staff to assist students who ...

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Volunteers across campus will ‘Carol For Cans’

More than 20 volunteers will be traveling around campus Thursday singing Christmas carols in exchange for nonperishable food items and hygiene products. Associated Students, Inc. has partnered this year with the Fresno State Student Cupboard to collect donated items that ...

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Memory of worst attack against U.S. lives on 74 years later

Veterans and community members remembered Dec. 7 as a day that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt proclaimed as one that will live infamy. The 74th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day took place Monday in Clovis at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. The ...

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Getting enough sleep in college

From pulling all-nighters to partying all night, college students are notorious for not getting enough sleep, but, like everything else, there are serious consequences that many are unaware of. Georgianna Negron-Long, a health educator in the Student Health and Counseling ...

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Children explore engineering on campus

More than 70 elementary and middle school students from the Valley spent their Saturday learning, building and discovering what engineers do in the first ever Explore Engineering Saturday Academy, hosted by the Lyles College of Engineering. Students in third through ...

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Author speaks about climate change at campus event

Hundreds gathered Saturday in the North Gym to commemorate the 65th Human Rights Day and it’s 4th annual commemoration at Fresno State. Human Rights Day is observed worldwide on Dec. 10 and commemorates the day the United Nations General Assembly ...

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New dean brings passion to College of Arts and Humanities

As a little boy growing up in Mexico, Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval would wake up early on Saturday mornings and join his brother for a trek along the mountains. After a long day with nature, Jiménez-Sandoval and his brother would return home ...

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World AIDS Day recognized in Fresno

“The Time to Act is Now” was the theme for 2015 World AIDS Day, which featured the AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels at The Painted Table in the Tower District. The purpose of World AIDS Day was to bring people together ...

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Folkloric dancers displayed culture in Christmas show

Los Danzantes de Aztlán and the university’s Chicano and Latin American studies department held their 28th annual Christmas in Mexico Show Saturday. “It’s a rich tradition, a tradition that many other groups at the high school level have emulated,” said ...

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Alumnus with ‘big heart’ remembered

Fresno State alumnus Dr. Harry Moordigian, Jr., whose legacy of support and generosity was fondly remembered, passed away on Nov. 11 at the age of 76. “This is the ideal type of person that gives back to the university after ...

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Effects of Wednesday’s tragedy felt across state

The effects of Wednesday’s shooting that left 14 people dead and 21 wounded at the Inland Regional Center (IRC) in San Bernardino, a city about an hour east of Los Angeles, were felt far and wide across California. Fresno-based Central ...

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University office wins award for community work

Fresno State’s office of community and economic development won the Excellence in Community Connected Award this year for all the work its San Joaquin Valley Rural Development Center has done in providing technical assistance for public agencies in small and ...

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Fresno State philanthropist remembered

Dee Jordan, who along with her husband and brother-in-law have left a lasting footprint on Fresno State, passed away Nov. 17 in San Francisco at age 87. “The impact of the Jordan family gift was transformational for Fresno State and ...

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State legislation aims to make college textbooks affordable

New legislation that could potentially save students money on textbooks and other materials was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October. Student leaders of the California State Student Association (CSSA), the California State University Academic Senate and the Chancellor’s Office ...

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Testing Center prepares for finals

 Special to the Collegian By: Brandon Guthier Prepare yourselves, Fresno State students, midterms may be over, but finals week is quickly approaching. Soon it will be time for the moment all of you do not look forward to – taking ...

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Trainings help students prepare for life-or-death situations

“There are three options when being in a crisis situation and those are to run, hide or fight. The best option is always to run,” said Amy Luna, Fresno State’s Emergency Operations Manager. That was the message during emergency training ...

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University enrollment soars to new heights

Fresno State had a record-high enrollment for fall 2015, creating a challenge for future and current students. Enrollment figures went up 998 from last year’s 23,138 to 24,136 this year. “This is the largest first-time freshmen class that we’ve admitted ...

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Lecture discusses sex-trafficking in Native American communities

Native American Heritage Month ended Friday with the presentation, “Sex-Trafficking Past and Present of California’s Native Peoples.” Cari Herthel spoke about how it affects tribes and tribal people. “Sex trafficking is a pretty big topic all over right now,” said ...

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