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ASI plans for funding new USU computers fails after heated vote

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) approved its 2018-19 budget at a meeting last week before its May 1 deadline after an attempt to postpone a vote failed. But a heated discussion over a line item still stalled the process. Vice ...

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ASI Notebook: ASI votes to include mental health resources in course syllabuses

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) passed a resolution to support mental health awareness and voted to approve the 2018-2019 budget at its senate meeting on Wednesday, April 18. Resolution to add list of resources in all course syllabuses Sen. Elias ...

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ASI Notebook: Here’s how ASI spent your money last week

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) voted to spend $31,000 of the $40,570 in planned future operations reserves on various proposals at a meeting on March 14. Potential CSU advocacy funding Cecilia Ruesta, a graduate student and member of Students for ...

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Senators dispute finance proposals by ASI executive team

Associated Students Inc. Vice President of Finance Cam Patterson proposed two changes last week to the Sponsored Activity Grant procedures, drawing questions and concerns from several senators which then sparked a lengthy debate. The first amendment proposed by Patterson was ...

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ASI Notebook: Budgets, mental health and rec center upgrades

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) voted to approve some major action items during a meeting Jan. 31, including a revised ASI budget and funding for an ASI Impact Grant. ASI Impact Grant sparks debate among senators A revised ASI budget ...

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ASI plans to tackle thousands in reserve funds

Two weeks ago, during the first Associated Students Inc. (ASI) meeting of the spring 2018 semester, ASI senators discussed various ways to spend an enormous reserve fund of $700,000.   Where did the reserve come from? ASI vice president of ...

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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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