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These are the bills students lobbied for in Sacramento

Fresno State Students for Quality Education (SQE) went to Sacramento on Tuesday to lobby in favor of a number of bills in the hopes of creating change for college students. “A lot of congress [members] or legislators are so far ...

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ASI plans for funding new USU computers fails after heated vote

The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) approved its 2018-19 budget at a meeting last week before its May 1 deadline after an attempt to postpone a vote failed. But a heated discussion over a line item still stalled the process. Vice ...

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Task force examines ways to fix The Collegian’s financial troubles

The Collegian Financial Task Force examined the student newspaper’s future on Tuesday in an open meeting where several recommendations were made. At the core of the meeting’s purpose is moving The Collegian into a fiscally secure position. “Our revenues this ...

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Failed a class at Fresno State? Here’s a way to make up for it

Fresno State is helping students get a second chance at taking a class they may have failed thanks to the Provost Graduation Initiative. The grant, provided by the Division of Continuing and Global Education, is now in its third year ...

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Now that the New USU has been approved, these are the next steps

The New University Student Union is officially under development after Fresno State students voted to approve the $60 million project just before spring break. There was a large shift in support for the project compared with last year’s election results ...

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Fight to ‘fully fund’ CSUs heads to Sacramento in April

Next month, California State University (CSU) students and faculty will gather at the state capital to unite in favor of funding higher education. The efforts are in the name of “a fully funded CSU,”  said CSU spokeswomen Elizabeth Chapin Hetherington. ...

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ASI Notebook: Here’s how ASI spent your money last week

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) voted to spend $31,000 of the $40,570 in planned future operations reserves on various proposals at a meeting on March 14. Potential CSU advocacy funding Cecilia Ruesta, a graduate student and member of Students for ...

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As ASI tackles $700,000 reserve, senate should reflect on its efficiency

The Associated Students Inc. announced last week that it was finding ways to dip into a $700,000 reserve of unused student fees and put it toward, well, students. It has been a topic of discussion at each ASI meeting since ...

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Bigger and better: Athletic funding part II

DG: Where is Fresno State headed in regards to conference membership? JB: I’ve talked with the president from the time I got hired until most recently. Our goal is to win our conference championship and get our facilities where they ...

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Race for the Cure raises awareness and funds for cancer

By Nikki McCabe   There’s no finish line when it comes to fighting breast cancer. However, participants at the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraiser reached their goal Saturday at Fresno State. Sharon S. Johnson, executive ...

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Fresno State receives funds for infrastructure repairs

Fresno State President Joseph Castro announced to the campus community in an email Thursday that Fresno State will receive more than $30 million to move forward with a major capital project that will update the university’s aged electrical infrastructure.

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Fresno State’s electrical infrastructure 15 years overdue for upgrade estimated at $30 million

Electricity, like a heart to the human body, plays a vital role on the Fresno State campus. Each day, it gives students, faculty and staff the ability to conduct their activities with the convenience of power whenever they need it—but ...

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Brown’s budget bolsters education

Gov. Brown’s proposal for the 2013-2014 budget includes $250 million for higher education. Half of this proposed funding will offset the money dismissed from higher education in last year’s state budget.

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How much would you pay for the universe?

The year was 1961. It was the height of the Cold War, with the United States locked in a political, economic and scientific battle with the Soviet Union. Our Red rivals launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, in 1957, using essentially an intercontinental ballistic missile as its propulsion method. Fear fell over our nation after the realization that we were not as untouchable as we had previously thought. This fear gave birth to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the United States began its own journey to the stars.

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The crisis in education

It is no secret that the American economy continues to struggle. Economic growth for the last quarter was a paltry 2.2 percent, below what economists and administration officials were hoping for. Unemployment remains stubbornly high, and nearly one-in-five Americans are underemployed.

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Red Bike Program may lose its wheels

The Red Bike Program is a campus organization that offers students new and used bikes at an affordable rate. However, due to the low number of students who actually utilize the program, it might get cut from campus.

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Students rally at Capitol for higher education funding

SACRAMENTO — The weather was rainy and cloudy, but the message was loud and clear: Students want legislators to stop budget cuts against higher public education funding.

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New faculty, courses spring up for new term

With the addition of $199 million of ongoing funding and another $106 million in one-time funding, the California State University is accepting spring students and as President John Welty confirms, more courses and faculty are also on the way.

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