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ASI approves New USU for ballot, senator calls it ‘harassment’

The Associated Students Inc. senate voted on Wednesday to allow the New USU referendum on the voting ballot in the spring semester. At least one senator voiced his concerns on the latest vote by the student government. The vote had ...

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Deal could bring New York Times digital subscription by December

After severing ties with The Fresno Bee earlier this semester, Associated Students, Inc. voted on Wednesday in favor of a new partnership with The New York Times as a part of their campus-wide readership program. This, along with lengthy discussion ...

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Letter to the editor: New Student Union – for the students, by the students

By Yadira Valenzuela Last year, the “Bold New U” referendum failed. It did not fail for a “plethora” of reasons as a few voices have implied, it failed for two main reasons: lack of student involvement and misinformation regarding the project. ...

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Letter to the editor: We Deserve Better, We Deserve a New Student Union

By Juan Guzman We deserve a new building that will ignite campus pride and allow students to feel creative and comfortable on our campus. A new facility with more study space, meeting spaces, food options, napping areas, lounge space, computer ...

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Letter to the editor: The ‘New USU’ and why your voice matters

By Jennifer Vang As a student who originally voted “No” to last year’s “Bold New U” campaign, I can understand why there is a bit of frustration as to why there is a “New Student Union” campaign for this school ...

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Letter to the editor: Fresno State Twitter page admits to bias in the second “New USU” campaign

By Megan Bronson Does the university stand on the side of student voices? Clearly not. Or maybe, the voices of a select few. After a long and annoying campaign, the “Bold New U” referendum failed last year for a plethora ...

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Did a “no” vote on the USU referendum matter?

Last week, the New Student Union Leadership Team sent out a campuswide survey to Fresno State students about the possibilities of, you guessed it, a new student union on campus. The survey is straightforward in its nature, and the student ...

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Students reject fee increase for new union

The two-year long campaign for the Bold New Union came to a grinding halt last week after a majority of students voted in opposition of the fee increase which would fund the facility. The result of the vote was announced ...

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Post-Bold New U vote sigh of relief

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Students vote ‘no’… now what?

Thursday afternoon, after months of campaigning from Student Involvement and other campus organizations, students voted against the Bold New U fee referendum – meaning they also voted against student fee increases for future Fresno State students and against the construction ...

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2017 ASI election results

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. announced the results for their 2017 elections Thursday at the University Student Union pavilion. ASI Elections Commissioner Destiny Armendariz announced the results and said 3,228 students voted in this year’s election. The winning ASI candidates ...

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ASI elections kick off

After months of campaigns, informational forums, and social media marketing students are at the polls. The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) elections kicked off on Tuesday with a Ballot Bash outside the Kennel Bookstore. Polling stations were set up with laptops ...

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Committee discusses Bold New U interior, explores ideas

On Feb. 1, the Bold New U forum showcased the latest renderings and featured a discussion about the floor plans, costs, logistics and hopes for Bold New U. Dr. Frank Lamas, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, began ...

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New positions added in the president’s office and ASI

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro formally introduced his first-ever presidential intern, Kendalyn Mack, at the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) meeting last Wednesday.   Mack is currently studying public health and will be working alongside Castro on special projects. She ...

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USU board of directors serve up lunch to promote the Bold New U

A luncheon on Thursday inside the University Student Union (USU) allowed students to meet with the USU board of directors and also grab some pizza. The luncheon was a chance to build support for the Bold New U, a proposed ...

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Amphitheater may not be dead after all

Thank you for the great article on the Fresno State Amphitheater. The Amphitheater is a historic part of Fresno State that has welcomed politicians, musicians and comedians over the years. As Fresno State has evolved and grown, our student needs ...

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New USU referendum makes it to spring ballot

UPDATE: A previous version of this story stated that the cost for a new USU would come from raising tuition. However, the cost would actually be in the form of an added student fee which is different from tuition. Last week, the ...

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