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Women’s rights to center human rights event at Fresno State

Fresno State will host a National Human Rights Day event on Dec. 9 and will host the Human Rights Coalition of the Central Valley. The theme of the event will be “Women’s Rights are Human Rights,” and will feature keynote ...

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Barking Bulldogs debaters finish season in third place

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story has been corrected. The Fresno State Barking Bulldogs debate team has ended its first half of the 2017-18 season. The Barking Bulldogs ended the Robert Barbera Debate Tournament at California State University, ...

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Betsy DeVos is changing how we handle sexual misconduct

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is challenging college students across the country to debate how the law and universities should handle allegations of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to rape. The Secretary’s call to action is the latest ...

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She said she was raped. A process nobody asks for followed

Editor’s Note: The following story consisted of two months of reporting by Collegian staff. Names of rape victims are typically not revealed in news stories. However, the subject of this story granted permission to the publication to name her. Our ...

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How sexual misconduct policies are handled at Fresno State

The Collegian reached out to Deborah Adishian-Astone, Fresno State’s vice president for Administrative Services, for a brief Q&A on the university’s Title IX/sexual misconduct policies. Here are Adishian-Astone’s answers provided to The Collegian in an email. 1.) How does the ...

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Students speak of hair-raising experiences at Fresno State

From rumors of an unsolved murder of a student found across campus at Shakey’s Pizza, now known as Dog House Grill, to a professor guilty of killing a man with a chainsaw, there is no doubt Fresno State has links ...

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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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Fresno State nationally ranked No. 3 for graduation rate performance

Fresno State picked up yet another honorable ranking on Tuesday. U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best College ranked Fresno State the third highest of best public universities in the nation for graduation rate performance. The university ranked No. 4 ...

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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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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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Letters to legislators ask for student love

The California Faculty Association (CFA) spent Valentine’s Day obtaining signatures across campus in support of student success, hoping Sacramento can return the love. Diane Blair, a professor in the department of communication, serves as the president for the CFA Fresno ...

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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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Fliers advertising ‘UCLA White Students Group’ removed from campus

By Joseph Serna Los Angeles Times/(TNS) LOS ANGELES — A handful of fliers posted at the University of California, Los Angeles promoting a “white students group” that school officials say does not exist on campus have been removed, officials said ...

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CSU, UC systems to weigh first tuition hikes in 6 years

By Teresa Watanabe and Rosanna Xia Los Angeles Times/(TNS) LOS ANGELES — Squeezed to do far more with much less, the University of California and California State University are considering raising tuition for the first time in six years as ...

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Live Election Coverage

11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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UC Berkeley fraternities suspend social events after sexual assault reports

By Katy Murphy The Mercury News/(TNS) SAN JOSE, Calif. — Leaders of the University of California, Berkeley’s Greek system have taken the unusual step of suspending social activities in the wake of reports that two students were sexually assaulted at ...

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