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Once suspended, fraternity aims to be ‘shining light’ at university

After being suspended in 2015, the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity is fully recognized once again by Fresno State. Cole Hutton, president of the agricultural and social-professional fraternity, said that the organization was reinstated after following procedures by the university and ...

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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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Recognizing the dangers of binge drinking

The Fresno State WATCHDOG program provides education and training for students to detect the signs of alcohol poisoning and how to respond in alcohol-related situations. The program was created by Georgianna Negron-Long, a health educator at the Student Health Center, ...

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Watchdog Training against alcohol abuse

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In defense of Dog House: A sober ceremony

Graduation is a day of celebration, distinction and honor – a day you will probably remember for the rest of your life. That is, unless you’re completely hammered. For the past few years, Dog House Grill has run a special ...

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Best spots for college kids

In 2010, the city of Fresno was ranked as the drunkest city in America.  With that honor tightly concealed under our belts, the bar scene around Fresno is vibrant with a mix of pubs, sport bars, and clubs for young adults.

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Tailgating the Rebel way

The Saturday buzz around the city of Oxford, Miss. from the residents and the students attending the University of Mississippi is simply about the motto, “We might lose the game, but we’ll never lose the party.”

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Lecture to discuss the business behind Cinco de Mayo

Margaritas, tacos and plenty of cerveca are what many Americans think of as Cinco de Mayo rolls around each spring. But a UCLA professor believes that most don’t have a clue behind the reasoning for the celebration.

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Part ways with the party

We college kids are generally regarded as a hard-core, drinking, partying bunch. Society has probably always thought kids in the 18-23 age range are a bunch of partiers anyway, but I can’t help but think that the party mentality has recently reached a fever pitch.

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What to borrow from Kate and Will

As most of the world knows, Prince William and Princess Catherine celebrated their wedding on Friday in London’s Westminster Abbey. More than 1 million people packed the streets of London to celebrate the new royal couple, and more than 2 billion people watched on TV and the Internet.

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Alcohol Beverage Control cracks down on universities

To combat underage drinking around college campuses, the California Alcoholic Beverage Control was awarded $356,400 by the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention program.

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Alcoholic beverage faces bans

To combat dangerous drinking among students, several universities across the nation have banned the Four Loko alcoholic energy beverage.

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Four Loko should not be banned

On Wednesday, the state of joined the ranks of three other states banning drinks that contain alcohol and energy boosters. Four Loko, an alcoholic energy drink, was blamed for the alcohol poisoning of nine Washington college students a month ago. One student almost died.

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How to party on Halloween

Fresno State students experienced what it felt like to be drunk at Fall Harvest Fest 2010 on campus last Wednesday. Along with several other attractions and activities, the festival had a Haunted Maze that involved students wearing “drunk goggles.”

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Fraternities have answered the call

In the days following the release of “Greeks should help police with crackdown,” I have heard many different responses and reactions. Those close to the Greek Community have been outraged and are calling for retaliation; those against the Greek Community are supportive of the article. Unfortunately, there have been harsh comments from both sides.

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Greeks should help police with crackdown

As most Fresno-area residents are fully aware by now, a Highway 99 crash involving a Greyhound bus and a SUV resulted in the death of six people.

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Safe alcohol consumption interactive

Infographic by Michael Uribes / The Collegian Online Source: Alcohol Safety Council

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Tastes like…CANDY!’

Bottles of Corona line the ledge by the dance floor, tucked with lime wedges, glinting in the flash of colored lights.

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