The road to Kids Day

It was a race to the top spot Tuesday for Fresno State organizations who wanted to give back to the community for Valley Children’s annual Kids Day fundraiser. In 2016, Fresno State Army ROTC placed first by raising $7,603, Pi ...

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Collegian adds 18 awards to collection

Sitting in a room filled with their peers and competitors, five Collegian editors accepted 18 awards on behalf of the student-run newspaper Saturday in San Francisco for the 2017 California College Media Association (CCMA) awards. Student journalists from community college, ...

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A Lenten journey begins on campus

Students started their annual Lenten journey last week on Ash Wednesday, continuing to give up pleasures in honor of the religious practice. “Ash Wednesday is such an important day,” said Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, who is Catholic. “I ...

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Fresno State enology professor dies at 70

On February 20, a battle was lost against cancer. Kenneth “Ken” Fugelsang, professor emeritus of enology and retired winemaster at the Fresno State Winery, died at the age of 70. Mr. Fugelsang dedicated most of his professional life to the ...

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Redditor YouTubes his way to $20,000 misuse

A Fresno State library employee may have cost the university as much as $22,208 by misusing his time watching videos online, playing video games and visiting non-work related websites. The California State Auditor received a complaint that the unidentified employee ...

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The first intern

Kendalyn Mack was once homeless, but now the public health major is Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro’s first-ever presidential intern.   “I never expected to be here,” Mack said, “I never expected to have this role, to be so ...

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‘The road to recovery’ does not have to be traveled alone

Fresno State’s Alpha Phi Sigma chapter and Project Rebound gave a warm welcome Tuesday night to Gabriel Hernandez, a pastor who speaks about his past as a gang member to help mentor at-risk youth. Once a native of Fresno, Hernandez ...

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Dropping in numbers, African-American students are left behind

The African-American student population at Fresno State and in the California State University (CSU) system is facing a continual decline, even though general enrollment is at an all-time high. According to the Fresno State Office of Institutional Effectiveness, from 2012 ...

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Mock trial team sets eye on championship

The Fresno State Intercollegiate Mock Trial program could be headed for a victory it has seen only once before in its 12-year history. Three groups from the mock trial team recently beat other universities at national mock trial competitions. Two ...

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Attorney gives tips to undocumented community

Local undocumented community members were welcomed on to campus Monday to learn about their rights and how to act if U.S. immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were to come to their homes. “You have a right to an attorney,” ...

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Alleged serial groper pleads not guilty

DéAndre Jean-Pierre, a former TimeOut mascot for Fresno State and communication and theatre arts major, pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning in Fresno Superior Court to five misdemeanor charges of sexual battery. Jean-Pierre, who is accused of sexually assaulting several women ...

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Trump is power drunk, journalists are hungover

After more than one month in the White House, President Donald Trump has taken a position against the press that is all too clear – he is supportive of outlets that sing his praises and marks those who criticize him ...

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Run, walk, raise funds

The department of physical therapy held its annual fundraiser “Let’s Get Physical 5K Run/Walk” Feb. 25. The event’s start and finish was by the North Gym. There were two routes: a one-mile walk and a 5K run that circled the ...

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Great-grandson of Mexican Revolutionist shares history

Diego Flores Magón, great-grandson of Mexican Revolution intellectual and journalist Enrique Flores Magón, visited Fresno State on Feb. 21 to shed light on his great-grandfather’s role in the revolution, and how he is preserving and sharing his legacy. Romeo Guzman, ...

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Final Fresno State Talks shines light on Bob Dylan, poetry

Fresno State Talks concluded its fifth year as a lecture series on Feb. 22 with a discussion by Dr. Timothy Skeen, who analyzed Bob Dylan’s contribution to poetry. The talk titled “The Times They Are a-Changin’: Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan ...

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New bill announced to freeze tuition hikes

California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced the Student Protection Act last week, which – if passed – will freeze tuition and fee hikes for California State Universities and California Community Colleges through the 2019-20 academic year. Quirk-Silva introduced the bill, AB ...

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Civil Rights pioneer visits Fresno State

Rev. James Lawson Jr. spoke at Fresno State last Wednesday to Friday, sharing his Civil Rights era experiences with audiences of students, faculty and other guests.   While living in India, Lawson developed a deep appreciation of, and was inspired ...

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Collegian to claim victories

The Collegian will be accepting 17 awards this weekend at the annual California College Media Association Awards Banquet in San Francisco. The awards – which include three first place, six second place, four third place and four fourth place – ...

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