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Marijuana grows banned: Fresno cannabis advocates face uphill battle to bring issue to voters

Medical marijuana petitioners were at Fresno State on Friday, and plan to be on campus throughout the week, attempting to gather enough signatures to bring the issue of cultivation to voters. This comes after the Fresno County Board of Supervisors ...

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Women of honor

In a historic decision, the Pentagon dropped its ban on women in the U.S. Armed Forces serving in combat roles, a move which has been met with much excitement and apprehension. The order was signed Jan. 24 by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Though it will continue to be under review and its effects will likely not be seen until as late as 2016, it has become a hot-button issue that has brought up questions on both sides of gender equality, physical aptitude and the nature of war itself.

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ASI presents tobacco ban resolution to Welty

Just before Thanksgiving, ASI senators passed a bill that urges Fresno State President John Welty to create a tobacco-free campus. The resolution came with a bit of controversy, though, as ASI president Selena Farnesi did not sign or endorse the bill.

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Letters to the Editor, 11-14-11

Letters to the Editor for November 14th, 2011, including topics such as thoughts on the tobacco-free campus resolution by ASI President Selena Farnesi, the Occupy Movement, bias in the media, and more.

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Alcoholic beverage faces bans

To combat dangerous drinking among students, several universities across the nation have banned the Four Loko alcoholic energy beverage.

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Four Loko should not be banned

On Wednesday, the state of joined the ranks of three other states banning drinks that contain alcohol and energy boosters. Four Loko, an alcoholic energy drink, was blamed for the alcohol poisoning of nine Washington college students a month ago. One student almost died.

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