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Ask Amber

Q: Lately, I feel like I’m drowning. My schoolwork is never-ending, my boyfriend and I never see each other and I’m getting scheduled to work 40 hours a week at work. How do I manage to do all of those ...

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Is Class Boring, or are Students Just Lazy?

By Tiera Richardson / Special to The Collegian  As I sit in a full night class, I couldn’t help but notice the majority of the students fidgeting on technical devices, completely unengaged with the lecture. “What were they doing?” I thought ...

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The parking lot

By Angela Graham/ Special to The Collegian  The wheels of my car roll into the parking lot. My search begins before my 9 o’clock class. Passing full rows, experience whispers to me so my feet won’t hear. “Go straight to ...

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The Collegian follows the new age

Welcome fellow Bulldogs to a new journey – the start of the school year, which holds a possibility for personal breakthroughs, educational discoveries and months of unforgettable memories. As you were all getting ready for the semester, we at The ...

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As we walk off into the sunset

Another school year is coming to an end, and with that another batch of students is being sent into the real world. What have they learned? Have we actually trained the students to be competitive in the job market, or ...

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Invest in our education first

The most important spaces on any institution’s campus should be the spaces where students are learning. The focus of attending a university is to learn. So you would think that a university’s top priority would be making sure that students ...

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Time to trash timed essays

The way we look at writing tests has got to change. It is no secret that students hate timed essays. They put extreme pressure on us to perform our writing, and often do not give us the opportunity to write ...

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A letter to the Red Wave

Jim Bartko In the nine months I’ve been at Fresno State as the Director of Athletics, last week was no doubt the toughest. The press coverage surrounding the choices several student-athletes made is not indicative of the mission of our ...

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An Apostle of Peace and Nonviolence

By Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor Professor Emeritus of Social Work Education “Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth.” – Albert Einstein Mahatma Gandhi, the great spiritual, social ...

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Social media: Illuminating, inspiring, terrifying

The fatal shooting of two journalists Wednesday highlighted the twisted throne that social media now holds. WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, photojournalist Adam Ward and their interviewee Vicki Gardner were shot on live television in Virginia by a former WDBJ employee, ...

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Castro: Welcome back, Bulldogs!

Special to The Collegian By President Joseph I. Castro Welcome back, Bulldogs! I’m eager to see what the new year holds for us at Fresno State, and I hope to personally meet many of you to talk about your experiences ...

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Infrastructure backlog an issue

By Deborah Adishian-Astone Interim Vice President for Administrative Services   Jose Nava raised some important issues in his opinion column last Friday and in his recent outreach to the administration about areas of deferred maintenance that need to be addressed ...

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Campus Column: ASI Elections 2015

The Collegian reached out to students running for Fresno State’s student government, Associated Students, Inc. The following are submissions sent by candidates on issues important to them and their campaign. Elections take place Tuesday, March 24 at 9 a.m. through ...

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In National Nutrition Month, try eating a little less meat

By: Karla Dumas Registered Dietitian Balancing your schedule between classes, studying, friends, work and maybe even sleep, you may not give much thought to what your next meal will be. But before you grab that cheeseburger or pepperoni pizza, remember: ...

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What I’ve Learned

Special to the Collegian – By Frank Lamas, Fresno State VP of Student Affairs I’m a newcomer to Fresno State — learning my way around the beautiful campus, finally remembering names of people I’ve met starting back in May and ...

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Sheep cartoon was an affront, agriculturalists aren’t to blame

By Charmayne Hefley Ag Communications Major We live in a very twisted society. It has become so far removed from the food that it eats that anytime something goes wrong and animals are hurt, we blame the agriculturalist. When animals ...

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