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Lack of mental health access to Latino community

By Oriza Hernandez Most recently, there has been an increased push for initiatives geared towards creating awareness among local communities with regards to mental health. It is reported that 1 of every 4 persons are affected by a mental health ...

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Fresno State, get your priorities straight

Special to The Collegian Kelly Caplan On April 11, the VP of Student affairs sent a message to my inbox at 4:44 p.m. informing students and faculty about a forum proposing a remodeled USU and Faculty Development Center. This forum ...

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ASI candidates share their ideas with student body

Lemuel Rivera I believe that I am a strong candidate for the position of ASI Senator for the College of Science and Mathematics. As a result of my involvement, I have a great understanding of my college and its students. ...

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On Donald Trump: Letters to the editor

‘You have hit the nail on the head’ I read about your editorial on Trump this morning in the Bee. I think you have hit the nail on the head, and I applaud you for having the courage to call ...

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Letter to Students from CFA Fresno State Chapter President

Special to The Collegian Diane M. Blair, California Faculty Association, Fresno State Chapter President By now most students know that the faculty on our campus and across the 23-campus California State University system are in a labor dispute with CSU management. ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support our faculty in salary dispute

Carlos Jimenez — Special to The Collegian I’m writing this letter to raise our campus awareness of an issue that affects us all. It involves a 5 percent general salary raise for every faculty and a 2.65 percent service salary ...

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Remembering Fresno State Professor Mary McIntyre

Dr. Alex Vavoulis Professor Emeritus in Chemistry I was present at a memorial service for Mary McIntyre who died on Nov. 26, 2015. At the church service, she was remembered for her devotion to the Christian religion. My thoughts, though, ...

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Free Speech Area not to be renamed

By Dr. Frank Lamas, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management  “At Fresno State, freedom of expression is welcomed and encouraged across campus. The University’s commitment to free speech is fully supported by the administration and formally documented in Fresno ...

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Campus construction vital

Troy Pope’s opinion column on Sept. 16 about having to “endure” the inconvenience of construction activities is an understandable reaction to the inconvenience the electrical infrastructure project has created for our campus community. However, this is a critically important project ...

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ASI’s witch hunt over KFSR

Special to The Collegian, David Edward Casuga My name is David Edward Casuga, and I am a student here at Fresno State as well as a DJ on KFSR. Upon reading an article in The Collegian, it has come to ...

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Infrastructure Unacceptable

By: Jose Nava Special to the Collegian Walking around campus every day, I see things that could be potential hazards for students. Elevators have not been inspected for over a year; restroom stalls around campus are missing doors and replaced ...

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Teachers need to use cheaper textbooks

By Bradley K. Martin Roger H. Tatarian Chair in Journalism One solution to the college textbook racket, as Rory Appleton notes, is for teachers to choose less costly alternatives to the publishers’ constant offerings of new editions. In each of my ...

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Athletics doesn’t make money

Special to the Collegian by John Waayers, a Retired University Budget Officer Mr. Jesse Franz, I read your editorial in The Fresno Bee. I agree with you on the fundamental issue that students should come first. However, I disagree that athletics is ...

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Nighttime parking restrictions are unreasonable

Special to the Collegian by Eryn Baldrica-Guy The practice of banning students with night classes from nearby parking lots until 7 p.m., at which point most evening students are already in class, jeopardizes student safety every day by forcing us to ...

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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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Monday’s comic on the ‘sheep incident’ was despicable

By Vernon Clark Ag Studies Major The “comic” that took a quarter of Page 2 of the last Collegian was completely wrong. It makes it appear that the students of the agriculture college are the ones who are abusing animals. ...

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Obama administration is responsible for ISIS

By: Daniel Gai Political Science Major While I usually enjoy reading the articles in The Collegian, I must take issue with Mr. Pope’s remarks regarding ISIS and U.S. “democracy.” Not only is Mr. Pope wrong, he’s stupid and I mean ...

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Robert A. Dahlquist: Jubilee solution will eliminate student loan crisis

Following the Lehman banking debacle of 2008, the government-sponsored bailout of “Too Big to Fail” banks did nothing to stimulate the economy because 70 percent of the economy is consumer driven. The only way to stimulate the economy is to ...

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