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Policy questions arise with new parking fine increase

The University Police Department announced last week that parking fines at Fresno State would be increasing beginning May 16th.

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SEX IN PUBLIC PLACES

It was 3:02 a.m. — a violent scream followed by endless blows to the wall had startled my sleeping friend. A faint dial tone and the sound of her hand repetitively pounding against the hotel headboard awoke me hours later — “Hi,” she said to the voice on the other end. “I’m in room 1431 and the people next door are having sex, real loud.”

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Armstrong: Parking ticket money goes to trust fund

If you drive around the Fresno State campus, you’ll see those little orange envelopes tucked beneath the windshield wiper of a parked car.

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Roundabouts cause confusion for some drivers

Roundabouts provide a way to keep the flow of traffic smoother, but some students have mixed feelings about how well people know how to use them.

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Traffic alert for Wednesday, February 15

On Wednesday, February 15, due to an event at the Save Mart Center the North Lot will be closed to overflow student parking and there will be heavy traffic congestion along Shaw, Chestnut and Woodrow Avenues.

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Students share common pathways

Bicycles and skateboards are a common mode of transportation for students around campus. Pathways around and through college grounds must accommodate enough space for pedestrians and bicyclists, as well as the safety of all surrounding students.

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Smoking policy gets cleared up

While Fresno State policy limits the smoking population to designated smoking areas, not all students are aware they exist.

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UPD owes students answers

Last week, The Collegian’s Megan Morales wrote a three-part investigation of University Police Department and their potential lawsuit from Fresno County. After weeks of waffling and presenting incomplete information, it is clear that Fresno State Police Chief David Huerta must make transparency a bigger priority at UPD.

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UPD stays vague on revenue use

A stream of orange envelopes lying against vehicle windshields is an ordinary picture around Fresno State. But once the ticket is processed and the citation fee is paid, some students are wondering where that money is actually going.

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Campus bike barn in the works

Students trying to bike to school are still facing many of the same frustrations they have in the past: theft and a lack of space. But Fresno State officials are planning to ease the tension with a bike parking structure.

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Police join forces during sports events

When the excitement of game-day arrives at Bulldog Stadium, campus crime is one thing students may not think about, but questions have arisen regarding campus-police’s presence on campus during football games.

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Students look to SCOUT for a helping foot

Disabilities can’t always easily be seen. While a broken leg can keep you from getting to class on time, so can a variety of other disabilities. That’s why Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) and Traffic Operations have teamed up to create a Student Campus Community Transportation Service vehicle (SCOUT).

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Peters Building cleared

Occupants of a building on the northeast side of campus Thursday morning were evacuated after a report of the smell of smoke.

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Winter weather driver safety

In the Central Valley, driving conditions can be challenging all year long, but with winter weather approaching commuting to school can be much more hazardous.

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Student workers’ privilege rescinded

One of the privileges the university hands out to volunteer student workers has recently been taken away due to unauthorized students claiming those privileges.

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Restricted paths

Fresno State’s Traffic and Safety Subcommittee has formed a plan to limit vehicles driving through the areas with the highest concentration of pedestrians in order to satisfy the Campus Master Plan.

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Campus safety second rate

How safe are we? Waking up Tuesday morning to the news of yet another shooting near Fresno State led to a serious contemplation of our safety.

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Campus drivers have policy updated

The department of risk management has updated its policy to suit the updated laws for university employees on state business.

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