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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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Stop laughing at Trump

Something dangerous is happening in the GOP. Donald Trump is leading in the polls. Consistently. At first, the Democratic Party laughed it off as a joke. I mean, who could take Donald Trump seriously? He tossed out reporters based on ...

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Snaps we are tired of seeing

Videos of you singing. You are not Beyonce. You cannot hold a note for as long as Adele can. Stop trying. And there is always a lag between the music and your voice. Or, you can try to be smooth ...

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The Republican Party lacks empathy for people

This year, we’ll decide the fate of our nation for the next four. The presidential race is looming and we have to decide what kind of nation we’ll be. With that there are many factors, and no one will ever ...

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Disregarding Trump will make America great again

Once again Donald Trump has alerted the nation to his ignorance. This past Monday, Trump responded to President Barack Obama’s national address regarding the shooting in San Bernardino that killed 14 people. The motives behind the attack are still being ...

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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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Let’s be done with finals forever

As we approach the end of the semester yet again, the impending week of final exams incites fear in the hearts of students everywhere. While a few of us are confident in our test taking capabilities, most of us are ...

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Navigating your family’s holidays

It never fails – every year during the holidays you are forced to make face with your colorful family. There are a number of characters who you see in every family, and a number of ways to deal with them, ...

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Stand with Planned Parenthood

No matter how you feel about abortion, do not take it out on Planned Parenthood or its patrons. Don’t picket its buildings. Don’t harass its patrons. The men and women using these services are not guilty of anything other than ...

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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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Where have all the good movies gone?

Hollywood has run out of creativity. So few movies this year have been original, not in the sense that they are lacking in creative story lines, but rather, they are mostly continuations, remakes, sequels or based on books. Even the ...

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The Worst of Facebook

Lately there has been a decline in Facebook users. It can be said that the reason for this is the rise of stupid people abusing the social platform. So here is a compiled list of idiotic things people do and ...

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Compassion in prayer

By Laura Tsutsui The opinion piece on Monday was riddled with insensitivity and assumed laziness of those who are praying for the crisis in France. The piece referred to itself as “not an indictment of religion, but rather an indictment ...

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Actions speak louder than prayer

Whenever dark times are upon us the world stops. Everyone comes together in solidarity after a tragedy, but what does any of it really mean? Some of us change our profile pictures on social media as a visual sign of ...

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It’s on us to stop campus sexual assault

Vice President Joe Biden Twenty-one years ago, I wrote the Violence Against Women Act to end the scourge of violence against women and hold perpetrators accountable. It’s been a great success, but even one attack is one too many. So ...

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EDITORIAL: School takes pause after threat of violence

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass shootings or the threat of one. We can take a breath. The events of Monday – which brought normal operations at Fresno State to a grinding halt – have ...

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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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Ladies: No Shave November

No Shave November is not just for men. The month of November is often referred to as No Shave November – a time when men and women alike give up shaving in favor of a more natural look. The trend ...

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