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Memories of Ana Alcantar light up during campus vigil

The brother of the Fresno State student who died last week told her friends during a vigil Thursday to cherish their loved ones. “Life is too short, too precious, too delicate. One day we’re fine and the next we might ...

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They shared the same stage, now he wants a statue to honor him

After his friend and fellow performer died this month, Jamaal Bethea hopes to keep his legacy alive. Earlier this month, Fresno State sophomore Omar Nemeth died from an apparent drug overdose after spending the night at the Delta Sigma Phi ...

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No plan to punish fraternity after death, Castro says at assembly

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro addressed past and future accomplishments in his spring 2018 faculty and staff assembly held Thursday. The event at the Save Mart Center gave Castro the opportunity to meet face to face with faculty and ...

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Student who died after frat house visit identified

This story has been updated with new information. The Fresno State student who died Wednesday after he was rushed from the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house to Saint Agnes Medical Center has been identified. The Fresno County Sheriff-Coroner’s office on ...

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Former Fresno State student lost her parents to homicide, suicide

A former Fresno State student and her siblings are reeling from loss after her parents died – her mother falling victim to homicide along with her mother’s boyfriend and her father ending his own life after. Mai Ker Vue, also ...

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Fresno State student killed in rainy-day freeway crash

A Fresno State masters student was killed Sunday in a car crash on Highway 99 as rain drenched the Valley. Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez, 29, of Fresno, was killed in the crash, the Fresno Sheriff’s Office said. Martinez was a teaching ...

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VIDEO: Police address man killed on dirt bike on Fresno State farm

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Man killed riding dirt bike on Fresno State farmland identified

The man killed in a dirt bike accident on a Fresno State farm Wednesday has been identified as a Fresno State student, the college confirmed. The man, Joel Talbot, 25, of Ripon, was a senior in crop science production management, Dean ...

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EDITORIAL: Donald Trump is going to get us all killed

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Collegian would like to remind its readers that this story is an editorial — which is an opinion. This is not a news story. There is clarification here. Trump’s America is the Fourth Reich. This phenomenon of Trump ...

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UC Merced student stabbed four on campus

Editor’s note: The Collegian does not name the suspect(s) in mass attacks or the threat of one. UC Merced ground to a halt when a student provoked chaos and terror Wednesday morning after four people were stabbed and the police ...

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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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‘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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Fresno State arts curator memorialized

Well over a hundred people attended the memorial service Saturday in the John Wright Theatre to remember Fresno State gallery technician Edward Lund. Lund, 54, died Oct. 3 in a bicycle accident during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma ...

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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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Fresno State student pleads not guilty to the murder of UCLA student

Fresno State student Alberto Hinojosa Medina pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the murder of a UCLA student, burglary and arson. Medina, who Fresno State confirmed is a double major in pre-psychology and social work, was charged with burglarizing an apartment ...

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Alpha Gamma Rho suspended for hazing, alcohol to minors

Alpha Gamma Rho, a Fresno State fraternity, has lost its affiliation with the university for two years after an investigation found evidence of hazing and providing alcohol to minors, according to University Communications. The investigation began after complaints alleging noise and ...

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Fresno City College President Tony Cantu has died

Fresno City College President Tony Cantu died this weekend, according to a statement from The State Center Community College District. Cantu, who worked with the SCCCD for over 26 years, has been serving as Fresno City College’s top official since ...

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Two defendants in Fresno State fraternity pledge death get jail time

Two years after the hazing-related death of 18-year-old Fresno State Theta Chi pledge Philip Dhanens, two of the three men involved in the case were sentenced Tuesday at the Fresno County Superior Court. Leonard Louis Serrato, 30, was sentenced to ...

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