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Letter to the Editor: Disparaging article should bring shame for Collegian staffers

EDITOR’S NOTE: This letter refers to an editorial featured in the Feb. 22, 2016 edition of The Collegian. As a former student who earned his BA and MA at Fresno State, I wish to express my disgust to the staff ...

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Letter to the Editor: Fresno State administrators show their hypocritical leadership

Even though I did not vote for either poor candidate for president I could not believe the varied violent, hateful and sickening comments made over time by Dr. [Lars] Maischak. Allowing and validating some of the worst and most heinous ...

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Twitter debacle should be learning lesson for all

It’s impossible not to have heard about Lars Maischak, the Fresno State history professor now in hot water over a February tweet which many believe to suggest President Donald Trump should be hanged. As a result, Maischak’s Monday and Tuesday ...

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Every experience deserves a platform

In the wake of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Fresno State is hosting an event Wednesday night featuring speaker Tim Mousseau, who is a sexual assault survivor-turned-speaker who promotes the idea of “reframing” the rape narrative. There are concerns amongst students ...

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Students vote ‘no’… now what?

Thursday afternoon, after months of campaigning from Student Involvement and other campus organizations, students voted against the Bold New U fee referendum – meaning they also voted against student fee increases for future Fresno State students and against the construction ...

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Bold New U is for all students

This week, Fresno State students will face an important choice regarding the future of our new student union. With all of the negative attention and falsities surrounding the “Bold New U,” I would like to clarify a few points in ...

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A vote for Sedaño is a vote for veteran voices

My name is Cody T. Sedano, and I am a Fresno State veteran student. For almost five years now, veteran students have been attempting to achieve voting representation in their student government. It was not until now that we are ...

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Bigger and ‘Bold’-er, but at what cost?

These days, students cannot navigate campus or even campus-run social media outlets without running into three words – Bold New U. It’s also completely possible to have seen students or administrators touting #BoldNewU gear including tote bags, wristbands and sunglasses ...

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A ‘Bold New U’ shouldn’t take priority over diverse student needs

By Andrew Dadasovich In the time of uncertainty for us all, we should not add a weight to the students of the future. A new University Student Union is on the ballot in March, and this means that an increase ...

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It’s time for an updated University Student Union

By Dan Waterhouse Let’s cut to the chase – I support the new USU project. The existing University Student Union is 50 years old and outdated for serving today’s students. At some point in the near future, substantial investments will ...

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Meet your ASI candidates: Monserrath Sanchez, Vice President of External Affairs

Hello, I am Monserrath, and I would love to have your support as a candidate for ASI vice president of external affairs. I am currently a sophomore pursuing a degree in political science with a minor in public administration. I ...

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Meet your ASI candidates: Demi B. Wack, Vice President of External Affairs

Hello! My name is Demi Wack, and I am running to become your vice president of external affairs. I am pursuing my undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in criminology. I am currently on the Council of Presidential Scholars ...

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Meet your ASI candidate: Epifania Mendoza, Vice President of Finance

My name is Epifania Mendoza, and I am running for the ASI vice president of finance position. The role of the vice president of finance pertains to creating and maintaining ASI financial reports, reviewing grants and presenting them to the ...

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Meet your ASI candidate: Cam Patterson, Vice President of Finance

I’ve served my student body in ASI since the day I stepped foot on the greatest campus on earth. My experience speaks volumes and my ability to lead has been on full display during my 2½ years attending Fresno State. ...

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Meet your ASI candidate: Cecilia E. Ruesta, President

My name is Cecilia Ruesta. I am originally from Lima, Peru. I came to the U.S. when I was 17 and became a proud U.S. citizen last year. I am a queer female mother of a 6-year-old daughter, whom I ...

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Meet your ASI candidate: Blake Zante, President

Hey Bulldogs! My name is Blake Zante, and I am running to become your ASI President. I am pursuing my undergraduate degree in political science with a minor in business. I am currently the executive vice president of ASI, a ...

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Meet your ASI candidate: Kevin Ngo

My name is Kevin Ngo, and I am running for ASI senator for the College of Science and Mathematics. I am majoring in computer science with a minor in philosophy. I am excited to have the opportunity to continue serving ...

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Meet your ASI candidate: Amanda Smith

Hello. My name is Amanda Smith, and I would like to serve as your senator for the Jordan College of agricultural sciences and technology. I am a junior studying culinology and I am involved with various clubs and organizations on ...

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