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How sexual misconduct policies are handled at Fresno State

The Collegian reached out to Deborah Adishian-Astone, Fresno State’s vice president for Administrative Services, for a brief Q&A on the university’s Title IX/sexual misconduct policies. Here are Adishian-Astone’s answers provided to The Collegian in an email. 1.) How does the ...

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Fresno State earns fourth Excellence and Innovation Award for Grad Initiative 2025

News release previously published by Fresno State News. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) again selected Fresno State for a national Excellence and Innovation Award, citing the University’s accomplishments as part of the California State University Graduation Initiative 2025. Fresno State ...

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Fresno State only CSU in ‘Top 30 National Universities’ rank

Fresno State is the only California State University listed in a recent survey of the top 30 best national universities. Washington Monthly ranked Fresno State as No. 17 in its list of best national universities. University President Dr. Joseph Castro ...

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How Fresno State administration plans to implement alcohol sales at athletic events

Fresno State has officially announced the return of alcohol sales at home football games after the sale had been prohibited in 2006. The university hosted a news conference last Friday and said football fans will be able to purchase beer ...

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Despite one year guarantee, Taco Bell faces uncertainty

After announcing its closure at the end of April, Taco Bell Express is set to remain open for the 2017-2018 academic year It’s long term future, however, is up in the air. Megan Sarantos, manager of university dining services, said ...

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Fresno State plans to invest 26 million dollars to modernize campus infrastructure

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced the university’s priority in updating the campus’s physical infrastructure. Over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, the university will invest $26 million in projects toward the modernization of the 70-year-old campus site, ...

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CSU students to protest board meeting for vote on proposed tuition hike

Students from the California State University system will protest on Wednesday against a proposed tuition increase. The CSU board of trustees is meeting in Long Beach and is scheduled to hold a vote that day. The action is spearheaded by ...

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Dropping in numbers, African-American students are left behind

The African-American student population at Fresno State and in the California State University (CSU) system is facing a continual decline, even though general enrollment is at an all-time high. According to the Fresno State Office of Institutional Effectiveness, from 2012 ...

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Tuition hike proposal stirs mixed feelings

If a pending proposal is approved, an increase in tuition for California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) institutions may take effect in 2017. Laurie Weidner, assistant vice chancellor of public affairs for the CSU chancellor’s office, said ...

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Approved motion ensures equal opportunity on campus

Fresno State’s Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) approved a motion on Dec. 1 to adopt the Academic Senate Resolution in Support of Campus Diversity and Freedom of Expression, which was passed at its final meeting of the Fall 2016 semester. The ...

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CSU Chancellor says school system will not abide US deportation efforts

The following is an open letter to the faculty, staff and students of the California State University system from CSU Chancellor Dr. Timothy White. I write to provide assurance that we will continue to make every effort to provide a ...

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Both ASI presidential candidates express support for CFA

The election to pick a new student government starts Tuesday, but on Friday, during the ASI Presidential Debate, both candidates came out in support for the faculty in the CFA wage dispute with the CSU system. “I know a lot ...

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New tool helps students assess mental health

The California State University system has a new tool which analyzes the mental well-being of students and provides solutions to encourage a positive outcome. The new CSU resource, the Red Folder, encourages CSU faculty and staff to assist students who ...

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University enrollment soars to new heights

Fresno State had a record-high enrollment for fall 2015, creating a challenge for future and current students. Enrollment figures went up 998 from last year’s 23,138 to 24,136 this year. “This is the largest first-time freshmen class that we’ve admitted ...

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Moment of silence held to commemorate lives lost in Paris terror attacks

Fresno State’s International Student Services and Programs (ISSP), along with students and faculty, gathered Monday to observe a moment of silence for all victims involved in the Paris attacks. The moment of silence was held at the University Student Union ...

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Fresno State student witnesses reaction to attacks from France

“I was stupefied, initially scared,” Christina Cruz said. That was the reaction to Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris from a Fresno State student studying French in Lyon, a city that’s only a two-hour train ride away from the French capital. ...

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Veterans remembered for their sacrifices

Veterans were honored and remembered for their sacrifices with a ceremony on campus a week before Veterans Day. The Fresno State Student Veterans Organization held the celebration Wednesday at the Allen Lew Memorial Garden near the Frank A. Thomas Administration ...

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Students thank police for Monday’s actions

Students thanked the Fresno State’s police department’s actions after Monday’s social media threat. “We thought after Monday, police officers were working so hard to keep us safe, and we saw a lot of people on Facebook or other forms of ...

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