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Love him, hate him, get to know him: Ben Bergquam

Among a crowd of Fresno State students frequently found near the library, a red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap often peaks out from a distance. Walk a little closer, and more is revealed and chatter begins to be heard. ...

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The Better Business Bureau offers DACA recipients tips for seeking legal advice

The Better Business Bureau, a company that provides the public with ratings on trustworthy businesses, is offering advice to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program who may be seeking legal advice about immigration and their DACA status. ...

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Lecturer in Twitter controversy: ‘They have not found me guilty of any of these things’

“In hindsight, Twitter is rubbish in using it like I did as a scratchpad or as a journal,” admits history lecturer Lars Maischak after his graphic Twitter posts against President Donald Trump and Republicans made national headlines in the spring. ...

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The Fresno State lecturer investigated by the Secret Service is speaking out

Dr. Lars Maischak, the Fresno State lecturer who was investigated by the Secret Service and the FBI, has been allowed to keep a job at Fresno State. After four months of silence, he recently spoke to The Collegian about the ...

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2017 ASI election results

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. announced the results for their 2017 elections Thursday at the University Student Union pavilion. ASI Elections Commissioner Destiny Armendariz announced the results and said 3,228 students voted in this year’s election. The winning ASI candidates ...

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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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Election spurs political awareness in classrooms

The 2016 election in the United States made a historic impact on the country, especially to those who examine it closely. Educators and students who study political science they knew from the start that this election would change things in ...

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Inauguration upholds fears for Fresno State students under new president

By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado and Daniel Gligich The inauguration of the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20 spurred millions to the streets in protest the following day. For Fresno State history graduate student Zacarias Gonzalez, the move to ...

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Some women at Trump’s inauguration are baffled by Saturday’s Women’s March

By Vera Bergengruen/McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — Women who cheered President Donald Trump and danced at the inaugural balls in Washington Friday said the Women’s March scheduled Saturday has them baffled and indignant that one group would presume to speak ...

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Trump is sworn in as president, a divisive, singular figure promising to lift up ‘the forgotten’

By Noah Bierman Tribune Washington Bureau /(TNS) WASHINGTON  –  Donald John Trump swore the oath of office Friday as the 45th president of the United States, one of the most polarizing figures to assume the office shouldering a promise to ...

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Nancy Pelosi re-elected as minority leader

Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as the Democratic House Minority Leader Wednesday morning – making it her eighth term. After receiving the news she responded on twitter writing: “Honored to be elected by my colleagues to serve as Democratic Leader. Let’s ...

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The student behind ‘the signs’ of support at Fresno State

The Tuesday election result stirred major emotions on Fresno State’s campus. Students were somber, and many felt stress from the realization that Donald Trump was elected president. My initial intention was to make students feel safe and accepted during a time ...

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University offering counseling services for students struggling with election result

Fresno State is offering counseling services to students struggling with Tuesday’s election result, the university said Thursday. “Fresno State is offering counseling services at its Student Health and Counseling Center on a walk-in basis for students in crisis 8 a.m.-5 ...

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Luis Chavez wins Fresno City Council District 5 seat

Luis Chavez has won the Fresno City Council District 5 seat, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. On election night, a few dozen of his friends and community leaders gathered at his house to support his campaign. Chavez ...

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Trump elected president in shocking sweep of the nation

After a bitter election process, Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. It was a shock to many, but it wasn’t a shock to Donald Trump, who has been boasting about achieving this since the ...

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Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Republican Party maintains hold on House and Senate

The Republican Party held on to their party majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate on election night. The GOP will continue their six-year streak under the direction of reelected House Speaker Paul Ryan. “The fact that we ...

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Bredefeld takes Fresno City Council District 6 seat

Garry Bredefeld has been elected to the Fresno City Council representing District 6 – the seat currently occupied by Mayor-elect Lee Brand. As the country watched who would be elected the next President of the United States, a few dozen ...

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