Why does it take a hashtag to validate female assault?

Why do women have to turn their painful experiences into hashtags in order to make them more believable or valid? In the wake of sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, women have been sharing their experiences with sexual ...

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Letter to the editor: In defense of vote

By Sebastian Wenthe, ASI Senator of Clubs and Organizations Last week, Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. student senate unanimously voted to suspend negotiations with The Fresno Bee. I’m writing this article in response to The Collegian’s opinion piece entitled “ASI ...

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ASI vote was the wrong way to go

Last week, after offering the paper for free to all students for at least 10 years, Associated Students, Inc. ended its contract with The Fresno Bee. Even though negotiations with The Bee came down to the newspaper compromising to lower ...

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The Collegiate Guide to Financial Literacy: Cars

Every time I look at the Fresno State parking lot, I always wonder: How do students afford to buy their cars? Some ideas of how they could are that their parents love them, are secretly rich, leased their car or ...

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Keep your moral beliefs out of my reproductive rights

As the dystopian novel of the Donald Trump administration barrels on, irony layers upon itself as the president and his team move to roll back federal requirements issued by former President Barack Obama mandating insurance plans to cover birth control ...

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What our country needs is a leader, not whatever Trump is

Between the hurricanes, the Las Vegas mass shooting and continued tension with North Korea, President Donald Trump has shown his true colors as a leader, and none of them are commendable. It was an already known fact that Trump is ...

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Letter to the editor: New Student Union – for the students, by the students

By Yadira Valenzuela Last year, the “Bold New U” referendum failed. It did not fail for a “plethora” of reasons as a few voices have implied, it failed for two main reasons: lack of student involvement and misinformation regarding the project. ...

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Letter to the editor: Trump and the NFL

By Alex Vavoulis, Professor Emeritus at CSU Fresno It’s a shame that President Trump missed a good opportunity in the imbroglio that has occurred with the black players in the NFL kneeling on one knee for the playing of the national anthem. Perhaps no ...

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Remedies for midterm madness

Because time flies when you’re stressed, it is almost halfway into the semester. For some students, this might be a time when the beginning of the semester flurry starts to die down but for most, the pressure of productivity is ...

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OPINION: Hustler Hollywood hate is about more than sex toys

After months of remodeling, Saturday will be the grand opening of the Hustler Hollywood store located on Shaw Avenue near the Fashion Fair Mall. The opening of the store comes after a legal battle with Hustler officials citing changes in ...

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‘Young Americans for Liberty’ are hosting a campus rally – here’s what you should know

On Friday, libertarian student group Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) will be holding a rally in the Free Speech Area at 9:30 a.m. according to a news release. Here are five things to know about the group: The YAL were ...

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Letter to the editor: We Deserve Better, We Deserve a New Student Union

By Juan Guzman We deserve a new building that will ignite campus pride and allow students to feel creative and comfortable on our campus. A new facility with more study space, meeting spaces, food options, napping areas, lounge space, computer ...

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No, really — the future IS Fresno

San Francisco is a hotbed of culture and art, and Los Angeles is the home of cinematic legends. And somewhere in between lies Fresno. It’s easy to discard the Central Valley and write it off as – literally – flat ...

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Letter to the editor: The ‘New USU’ and why your voice matters

By Jennifer Vang As a student who originally voted “No” to last year’s “Bold New U” campaign, I can understand why there is a bit of frustration as to why there is a “New Student Union” campaign for this school ...

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Respect the smoking ban, it’s good for you

With our campus being the size that it is, it seems impossible to catch every single student or faculty member violating the recently installed smoking ban. And while a task force has been established at Fresno State to keep students ...

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Become a parking expert in 3 easy steps

With the first month of the semester winding down, students are finally beginning to experience the end of the parking frenzy that comes during the first few weeks of school. However, unless you play the game strategically, even with less ...

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There’s no such thing as too much caffeine, right?

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Letter to the editor: Consult checks and balances before assuming the country is crumbling

By Austin La Salle I am certain there are many things Ms. Carpenter and I would agree on in today’s age. I am confident we both did not vote for President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. It is definite ...

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