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Plant Science Club receives top honors at national contest

Fresno State’s Plant Science Club won the president’s award at the Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences national club speech contest. This is the club’s fourth time winning the award since 2012. They beat other university teams including Iowa ...

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She said she was raped. A process nobody asks for followed

Editor’s Note: The following story consisted of two months of reporting by Collegian staff. Names of rape victims are typically not revealed in news stories. However, the subject of this story granted permission to the publication to name her. Our ...

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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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Donate a toy for a kid who needs one this Christmas

Fresno State’s annual Toys for Tots Drive officially kicked off on Nov. 9 during the Veterans Memorial and Veterans Day Service on campus. The toy drive is sponsored by the Marine Corps League. The Toys for Tots Drive is a ...

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Fresno State is celebrating its international students this week

Fresno State kicked off International Education Week to celebrate the university’s accomplishments in promoting the exchange of students across the world. Food, giveaways and performances kicked off the event Monday at the Speakers Platform near the Henry Madden Library. Marcela ...

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Did student rallies help bring in donations?

Students and alumni alike rallied together at the corner of Shaw and Chestnut from 5 to 9 a.m. in support of Fresno State’s Day of Giving campaign. The Day of Giving was a 24-hour online fundraiser meant to “enhance student ...

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Fresno State raises funds from more than half the country

It’s now one day after Fresno State launched its first-ever “Day of Giving,” a nationwide 24-hour online fundraiser. Just before the 24-hour fundraiser came to an end, $428,660 was raised. But by Friday evening, totals were announced. Donors gifted a ...

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Students speak of hair-raising experiences at Fresno State

From rumors of an unsolved murder of a student found across campus at Shakey’s Pizza, now known as Dog House Grill, to a professor guilty of killing a man with a chainsaw, there is no doubt Fresno State has links ...

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Fresno State receives anonymous $1 million gift for genetics, molecular biology research

News release previously published by Fresno State News. A $1 million gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous will fund two areas at Fresno State: student research in genetics and molecular biology and The President’s Circle for Excellence, ...

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TALK students host workshop for local authors

When a group of local authors realized they knew “very little” about marketing, they turned to a Fresno State professor who might know a thing or two. The Sassy Scribes group reached out to Public Relations Professor Betsy Hays and ...

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It may cost you over double the price to visit Yosemite

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that the entrance fee to 17 national parks may be increased up to $70 per car. The parks include Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said ...

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Gibson Market’s Fall Festival attracts families

Local shoppers browsed the aisles of the Gibson Farm Market on Saturday admiring and tasting some of the freshest produce Fresno State students had to offer at the market’s Fall Festival.   The event featured family attractions such as a ...

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Fall items arrive at the Gibson Farm Market

If you wander over to Fresno State’s Gibson Farm Market, you’ll find the latest student-produced items for the fall season.   There are corn, varieties of squash and pumpkins – including the fall seasonal pumpkin-pie flavored ice cream. “It’s a ...

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No, really — the future IS Fresno

San Francisco is a hotbed of culture and art, and Los Angeles is the home of cinematic legends. And somewhere in between lies Fresno. It’s easy to discard the Central Valley and write it off as – literally – flat ...

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Unique degree in city and regional planning now available at Fresno State

Starting this semester, students at Fresno State can earn a Bachelor of Science degree in city and regional planning. The degree is offered in the College of Social Sciences. According to a news release from the university, the geography and ...

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University performing arts center on the horizon

When proposing the performing arts center, at the State of the University address on Tuesday, campus officials did not only have the estimated 2,000 arts and humanities students in mind, but the Central Valley as a whole. An undisclosed number ...

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Fresno Women’s March gives a voice to thousands

An estimated 2,000 people from across the Central Valley came to the Fresno Women’s March Saturday to express concerns they had about the current government. It was an opportunity for some to speak up for those who didn’t feel like ...

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Former student impacts community through volunteering

A former Fresno State student is helping bring change to the community by the simple philosophy of lending a helping hand to those in need. Justin Kamimoto grew up with a supportive family that always instilled in him morals to ...

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