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Hundreds march in Fresno in favor of a ‘sanctuary’ city

Este artículo está disponible en el sitio web de The Collegian en inglés.    Approximately 600 participants marched in the “Sanctuary for All Solidarity March” led by We Are Fresno/Somos Fresno on Feb. 18 in downtown Fresno. Starting at City ...

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Online tool helps create healthier lifestyle

Did you know there is a tool that can measure how many trees you’ll encounter on your way to the park? The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development stopped by Fresno State on Tuesday to showcase the EnviroAtlas ...

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Career Readiness Academy prepares Fresno for a better tomorrow

The Fresno State Division of Continuing and Global Education is hoping to enrich the Fresno community by offering free classes for persons wanting to brush up on their business skills through its Career Readiness Academy. The workshops, although part of ...

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Money over sanctuary: Fresno responds to Mayor Brand’s stance

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand announced Fresno will not be a sanctuary city for its undocumented immigrants, and the people are responding. Jan. 25 Brand said he does not plan to make Fresno a sanctuary city because there is a possibility ...

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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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CEO of Bitwise Industries: the geek’s moment has arrived

For Jake Soberal, co-founder and co-CEO of Bitwise Industries, the clouds are a destination and the city of Fresno has started its journey. It all begins by developing the “tech geeks” of the Central San Joaquin Valley. Soberal showcased “How ...

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Bitwise Industries CEO to speak at Fresno State

Jake Soberal, CEO of local tech company Bitwise Industries, will give a lecture at Fresno State titled “How to Fix America’s Most Broken City: The Bitwise Story” on Jan. 20. Soberal will explore how Bitwise promotes the incubation of new ...

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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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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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‘Valley Fever’ is not that hot

I had high hopes for Katherine Taylor’s “Valley Fever.” I really did. While there were moments I was completely engrossed in what I was reading, a lot of the time everything ended up falling flat. Ingrid Palamede is our narrator, ...

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Luis Chavez wins Fresno City Council District 5 seat

Luis Chavez has won the Fresno City Council District 5 seat, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. On election night, a few dozen of his friends and community leaders gathered at his house to support his campaign. Chavez ...

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Republican Lee Brand elected as Fresno mayor

Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand has been elected as the mayor of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Registrar of Voters. He bested his opponent – Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea – taking a little over 53 percent of the ...

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Rams shutout Bulldogs

Fresno State lost its eighth straight football game Saturday, a first in the program’s history. The Colorado State Rams shut out the Bulldogs 37-0, dropping the Bulldogs’ record to 1-9.   Fresno State’s defense started strong, forcing a turnover on ...

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Los candidatos para la alcaldía de Fresno dan su declaración sobre temas importantes en la comunidad

La elección el 8 de noviembre no está limitada a sólo la Casa Blanca. Aquí en Fresno, el concejal de Fresno Lee Brand y el miembro de la junta de supervisores del condado de Fresno Henry Perea continúan su enfrentamiento. ...

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Fresno mayoral candidates give their take on presidential candidates, campus security and the Latino vote

The Nov. 8 election is not limited to The White House. Here in Fresno, Fresno City Council Member Lee Brand and Fresno County Board Supervisor Henry Perea are facing off, debate after debate, to win the endorsements of Fresno departments, ...

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Gabino Palomares cantó para residentes de Fresno y estudiantes de Fresno State

Gabino Palomares ha compartido el escenario con muchos cantautores quienes han hecho su meta representar, mediante sus canciones, la voz de las poblaciones insuficientemente representadas. Su primer álbum, también nombrado como una de sus más reconocidas canciones “La Maldición de ...

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8 Activities for October Festivities

The pumpkin spice lattes are out and the weather is cooling down (well, as much as it can for Fresno).  October is here! I’ve provided a list of activities to celebrate the autumnal season with friends. For Halloween Fright Fans: ...

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