Tag Archives: aids

Clean needle exchange prevents the spread of disease

Drug addicts waited in line with empty milk cartons, plastic bags, jugs or anything they could find to fill with used needles to exchange for new, clean instruments that will maintain their drug addiction but ensure it will be in ...

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World AIDS Day recognized in Fresno

“The Time to Act is Now” was the theme for 2015 World AIDS Day, which featured the AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels at The Painted Table in the Tower District. The purpose of World AIDS Day was to bring people together ...

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‘The Normal Heart’ comes to Fresno

Opening weekend of StageWorks Fresno’s rendition of “The Normal Heart” debuted this past Friday in Downtown Fresno at the Fresno Art Museum. “The Normal Heart,” which depicts the genesis of the AIDS crisis between 1981 and 1984, follows the life ...

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Event promotes healthy sex life

“Test yourself before you wreck yourself!” was the slogan some students heard Tuesday morning in front of the Student Union as they were handed condoms, buttons, pamphlets and even stickers. The message was urged by student volunteers and community advocacy group members to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV.

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USP club promotes HIV and AIDS awareness

On Friday, Dec.1, the United Student Pride Club at Fresno State hosted an event at the Satellite Student Union to raise funds and awareness of HIV and AIDS among students.

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Event tries to disintegrate STD stigmas

To address high rates of STDs and the stigma associated with getting tested, the Test Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself event held in the Free Speech Area on Nov. 21 provided free on site HIV/AIDS testing for Fresno state students.

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@issue: Should marijuana be legalized?

This November, an initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana in California in a similar fashion as alcohol will be on the ballot.

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Musical overload

In a time when most comedians are putting out DVDs and albums of their standup, Sarah Silverman can say she is doing it with her very own television show.

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Alumni serve in Peace Corps

This year, eight California State University, Fresno alumni have served in different charities around the world for the Peace Corps.

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Collegian news briefs

WASHINGTON — Is the federal government planning to replicate the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror, using the guillotine to silence their domestic enemies? Of course not.

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Students travel to South Africa

Brittany Lovato has literally run out of lap space. The 17-year-old, who lives near Watsonville, Calif., sits in the middle of a play yard in Johannesburg, South Africa, giving the most important gift she can give — her time and affection.

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