Tag Archives: 2016

Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Live Election Coverage

11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates give their take on presidential candidates, campus security and the Latino vote

The Nov. 8 election is not limited to The White House. Here in Fresno, Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand and Fresno County Board Supervisor Henry Perea are facing off, debate after debate, to win the endorsements of Fresno departments, ...

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The poetic postseason possibilities of America’s favorite pastime

The 2016 Major League Baseball postseason is arguably the most poetic that this or any generation has seen since 1903 when the first World Series was played. With the San Francisco Giants having been eliminated by the Chicago Cubs last ...

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President Bill Clinton draws large crowd for speech at Fresno State

Fresno State got the presidential treatment on Monday as former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed house at the Satellite Student Union. Clinton’s speech was preceded by one from civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, and he was introduced by ...

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EDITORIAL: Donald Trump is going to get us all killed

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Collegian would like to remind its readers that this story is an editorial — which is an opinion. This is not a news story. There is clarification here. Trump’s America is the Fourth Reich. This phenomenon of Trump ...

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‘The X-Files’ revival: The truth is still out there

“The X-Files” is a cult classic in American television, and it also became an American institution during its original run from 1993 to 2002. Fast forward to 2016 — it’s back. The first edition in this six-episode revival series, “My ...

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‘Email-gate’ is another example of Republican smokescreens

Whether it be ISIS or Russia, it seems the world is on the cusp of World War III. Our nation is fracturing more and more every day over race and inequitable police enforcement. But somehow, the nation is focusing in ...

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Joseph Biden should be in the White House forever and always

It’s here; Marty McFly helped us make 2015 predictions, but flying cars and hover boards look like they’re a few more years off. The most exciting prediction game of the year is, of course, who will announce their bid for ...

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3 states, D.C. to vote on cannabis reforms

Three states and the District of Columbia may pass new marijuana laws come Election Day, a potential second wave of cannabis policy reform following legalization in Colorado and Washington state in 2012. Cannabis initiatives are on the Nov. 4 ballot ...

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Your hatred: It’s a choice

For the first time ever, if you’re living in the United States, there is a more than 50 percent chance that you’re living in an area where same-sex marriage is legal. People are saying that this “momentum” will carry the ...

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