Tag Archives: abuse

‘The Director’ uncovers sexual abuse in the film industry

Sexual harassment and assault have plagued society seemingly since the beginning of time. The internet sensation of #MeToo has provided a platform and safe space for people to voice their stories and seek justice following abuse. The issues of sexual ...

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Speaker: We need to change how we talk about substance abuse

Clovis native and professional BMX rider Tony Hoffman spoke at Fresno State last week about his struggles with mental health and drug abuse at a young age. He told the audience about his path to recovery after addiction. Hoffman also ...

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Take Back the Night: Sexual assault survivors gain courage

As the sun set over the Henry Madden Library Tuesday, male and female students huddled together, encircling the Free Speech Area. They were waiting for night to fall. Since the beginning of the semester, the Cross Cultural and Gender Center ...

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‘The Great God Plan’ recounts distorted memories of abuse

How well do we really remember the past? Do we filter pleasant and unpleasant memories in different ways? “Memory runs murky” is the theme of “The Great God Plan,” the play that opened at Fresno State’s John Wright Theater on ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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NFL: Institutional negligence or willful ignorance?

The domestic violence case against former Ravens running back Ray Rice demonstrates not only a failure in character, but failure of those whose job it is to monitor that. While stories of what happened the night of Rice’s assault on ...

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Exhibition displays abuse awareness

By James Ramirez Special to The Collegian First 5 Fresno County, in partnership with the Fresno County Office of Education, Central Unified School District, Community Medical Centers and several other organizations, will host an exhibition aimed at spreading awareness about ...

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A look into Fresno State alcohol policy

With the recent alcohol related death of a student, the question about Fresno State policy arises.

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Alcohol plays part in student death

Fresno State student Philip Dhanens died Sunday after a night of drinking at the Theta Chi fraternity house.

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D.A.A.W.G. program to spread alcohol abuse awareness

The Student Health Center is taking a new approach to educating Fresno State students on alcohol safety—and it’s called D.A.A.W.G.

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Prescription drugs commonly abused by students

A growing number of college students have abused prescription medications such as Ritalin or Adderall. These substances are used to treat attention deficit disorder(ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Take Back the Night: Invisible Violence

Over 200 people gathered at the Fresno State Free Speech Area Wednesday, Oct. 19 to observe the 32nd annual Take Back the Night rally. The internationally celebrated event, presented by Women's Alliance and the Women's Resource Center, focused on the theme of "Invisible Violence."

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