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A better way

Fifty years ago, visionary leaders created California’s Master Plan for Higher Education. For decades, the master plan provided millions of Californians with opportunities to pursue their academic ambitions and improve their vocational skills.

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Fresno State AB 656 rally

[flv:/video/AB656Rally.flv http://collegian.csufresno.edu/a/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/AB656Video.png 320 240] State Assembly majority leader Alberto Torrico visits Fresno State to encourage students to support AB 656.

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Protest, but do it respectably

On March 4, an estimated 300-350 people protested the rising costs of higher education, rivaling last years’ much discussed protest.

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Fight to save ed

For the first time in California’s history, our state government spent more money on prisons than higher education.

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Torrico: pass AB 656

What if we lived in a world where your cell phone carrier drastically raised your bill and at the same time reduced your coverage? What if your landlord increased your rent by a third and then took away your bathroom?

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Assemblyman seeks support for Bill 656

The majority leader of the California State Assembly spoke Wednesday in a meeting open to the public at California State University, Fresno.

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AB 656 right for California

California’s higher education infrastructure is in a state of flux, and state legislature has been haphazard in its attempts to bridge a multi-million dollar budget deficit.

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Students protest at Fresno State

An estimated 400 students attended and participated Wednesday in a teachout and walkout on California State University, Fresno’s campus that ended with a sit-in on the fourth floor of the Henry Madden Library.

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Protesters play musical chairs

The California Faculty Association used some theatrics Thursday in order to drum up support from students at California State University, Fresno.

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