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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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Men’s Basketball: ‘Dogs tip off season with a W

The Fresno State men’s basketball team ground out a tough one to come up with a 69-66 victory over Pepperdine Friday night on its home court.

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Incoming strong El Niño may not relieve California’s severe drought

California has experienced rainstorms in the last couple of weeks, but these most likely have nothing to do with the predicted El Niño, said Cindy Bean, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Hanford. The storms, which hit the ...

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It was a chilly day at 69 degrees this week

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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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Fresno State student suspended after social media threat to shoot female students

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass shootings or the threat of one. A Fresno State football player was arrested by the Fresno State Police Department on Monday after admitting to threatening to shoot female students ...

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Winter-like storm hits the Valley, more to come

The first storm of the season hit earlier this week and it will not be long before we are soaked again. The cold storm that drenched Fresno Monday tallied up a total of 0.85 inches of rain, which more than ...

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BREAKING: Fresno State football player arrested in social media threat to shoot female students

A Fresno State football player was arrested by the Fresno State Police Department on Monday after he threatened to shoot female students on campus via a social media app. Police found the student by working with Yik Yak to track ...

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Library to remain open until midnight five nights a week

Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library has extended its hours and is now open until midnight. Over the past several years there has been a constant request from students for longer library hours, said Dave Tyckoson, associate dean of the Henry ...

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Halloween carnival provides a safe place for trick-or-treaters

The third annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Carnival took place Saturday, providing children with a safe and fun way to trick-or-treat. It took place at El Dorado Park behind Wesley United Methodist Church. The free event featured face painting, bounce ...

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The Day of the Dead celebrated across Fresno

The Latin American holiday of El Dia de los Muertos (the day of the dead) was celebrated Sunday evening across Fresno. Fresno State’s Aztec Dance Club hosted an event on campus near at the Free Speech area. Aztec dancing was ...

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New gun bill passed intended to prevent school shootings

In the last few months students from college campuses in Oregon, Texas, and Arizona were victims of school shootings. As an aim to prevent future incidents in California, Gov. Jerry Brown passed bill SB 707 that bans anyone from carrying ...

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Fresno State athletes arraigned Wednesday

Two Fresno State football players pleaded no contest, while the women’s soccer team captain pleaded not guilty during their arraignments on Wednesday, said Fresno County Assistant District Attorney Steve Wright. Sophomore quarterback Zack Greenlee, 20, was charged with a misdemeanor ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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Can the war on poverty be won?

Almost hundreds gathered in downtown Fresno for a discussion on how the city can win the war on poverty. The discussion was hosted by Zocalo Public Square and The California Wellness Foundation at Frank’s Place inside the Warnors Center for ...

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‘Renaissance man’ remembered

Edward Lund’s death on Oct. 3 left a huge hole in the hearts of those who knew him. “He was like a brother to me,” Fresno State Art Professor Nick Potter said. “You know, he was 10 years older than ...

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Grant helps underserved students gain opportunities

The California State University system has received a renewal grant for another $2 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The grant is to be utilized for The Watershed Management Internship Program for the CSU and community colleges throughout the ...

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University gallery curator dies in bike crash

Edward Lund, a local artist and gallery technician for the Fresno State Department of Art and Design, died in a bike crash during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma County on Saturday. Lund, 54, worked for the university ...

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