Tag Archives: budget

DIY holiday tree that won’t break the bank

Christmas music has been playing on Soft Rock since November 10th, but now that the Thanksgiving has officially come and gone, I think it’s safe to say that the holidays are officially here! The thing I’ve come to miss the ...

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CSU outlines budget plans, labor relations, student representation

The California State University system held a web conference Friday to discuss budget plans, labor relations and student representation. The featured speakers included Ryan Storm, CSU assistant vice chancellor for budget; Laurie Weidner, CSU assistant vice chancellor for public affairs; ...

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New program encourages healthier lifestyle

With school, work and everything in between, students can find it difficult to maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle. The new “Take a Fresh Fruit Break” nutrition program was created by Student Health Center dietitian Stephanie Annett. What inspired her to ...

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Chancellor White visit: pardons turkey, meets camel, talks faculty pay raise

It was an eventful “homecoming” for California State University Chancellor and Fresno state alumnus Timothy White Wednesday.  He pardoned a turkey, met a camel and fielded questions during an open campus forum about the CSU system and pay raises for ...

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CSU Chancellor White fields questions from student media

During a teleconference with CSU student media, Chancellor Timothy P. White addressed multiple issues concerning campuses across the system.

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Provost forum offers outlook on academic year

Andrew Hoff, the interim provost and interim vice president for Academic Affairs, said Thursday at the Provost Forum that this academic year is a “pivotal” one for Fresno State.

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ASI: Sex offender resolution rejected

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. senate rejected a resolution Wednesday that aimed to promote the disclosure of the identities of registered sex offenders on campus.

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Refund wins approval with students

In California during the 2012 November election, Proposition 30 passed with 55.3 percent of the vote. Proposition 30, titled a Sales and Income Tax Increase Initiative, was developed by Gov. Jerry Brown in an attempt to help California climb out ...

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Proposition 30 steadily climbs to ‘yes’ lead

Long after Barack Obama won his second term as President Tuesday night, the battle for California’s Proposition 30 continued on into the night. As of 1:10 a.m. Wednesday, the California Secretary of State website reported 53 percent “yes” and 47 percent “no,” with 72.3 percent of precincts reporting.

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Welty: ‘The facts behind Proposition 30’

On the ballot this year, voters will decide whether to pass Proposition 30, the initiative that would raise the state sales tax and raise income taxes for the wealthy. If the proposition were rejected, Fresno State would face a series ...

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How much would you pay for the universe?

The year was 1961. It was the height of the Cold War, with the United States locked in a political, economic and scientific battle with the Soviet Union. Our Red rivals launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, in 1957, using essentially an intercontinental ballistic missile as its propulsion method. Fear fell over our nation after the realization that we were not as untouchable as we had previously thought. This fear gave birth to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the United States began its own journey to the stars.

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Club Presidents to debate Proposition 30 on Thursday

On October 18 at 1 p.m., a debate will be held at the Speaker’s Platform about the effects of Proposition 30 on college students. Rogue Morales, the news editor of The Collegian, will moderate the debate between the presidents of ...

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Onto the dinner plates of aliens

The classic episode of “The Twilight Zone” ends with a government code-breaker discovering the subject matter of the book, “To Serve Man.”

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Proposition 30 a big factor in future budget, says Welty

Fresno State President John D. Welty had a strong message when he addressed faculty and staff on Friday August 17 during his state-of-the-campus address.

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What the future holds

As college students, we have it fairly easy. We spend our days in relative security compared to our post-baccalaureate brethren. It is obviously not accurate to paint with a broad brush — a great many students struggle to pay their own way to school, working one or more jobs to be able to live and learn.

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What’s in the ASI budget?

Associated Students, Inc. is the recognized student government at Fresno State.  Each semester, students pay several fees, one of which is the Student Body Fee of $34.50. For the 2012-2013 academic year, ASI is projecting to have a total budget of $624,490.00.

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ASI president clears up common misconceptions about the CSU and state budget

In Monday’s issue, students received the first installment of a three-part series on budgets and fees. This series is a collaborative effort between ASI and The Collegian. It is our hope that this series will help students become more informed about the budgets and fees that affect their student experiences.

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CSU admissions freeze causes high school grads to face uncertain futures

High school students are worried that Fresno State’s projected spring enrollment freeze will affect their chances of getting into the university and staying close to home. “I’m really disappointed,” said Gabriel Gomez, a senior at Bullard High in west Fresno. “I wanted to take a semester off, and apply in the spring. Now, I may not even get in.”

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